Carton House Golf Course, Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland
The O’Meara Course
Designed by 1998 Open Champion and US Masters Champion Mark O’Meara, this classic parkland course might lull you with its beauty but is still full of challenge. You’ll find yourself skirting the banks of the river Rye then sending the ball soaring over its golden waters. And, when you cross the greens, it is as if your feet float on a thousand velvet kisses from beneath.
The O’Meara is a Par 72 parkland golf course, which measures 7,006 yards from the blue championship tees.
The Montgomerie Course
Inspired by the greatest links lands of the world, The Montgomerie Course pays tribute to the traditions of the game and sets a challenge like no other. This is golf at its purest. This is adrenaline and shot-making at its best. Designed by Colin Montgomerie, it’s a journey across sweeping fairways, cavernous bunkers and impeccable greens. It’s an adventure from first to last and is proud to have hosted the worlds finest golfers at the 2005 and 2006 Irish Opens.
· Voted ‘Best Course of 2006′ by the readers of Golf Punk Magazine
· Joint winner of prestigious ‘Committed to Green Award’
· Winner of “Best New Design of the Year 2004″ Award – Golf World, January 2005
· Ranked 10th in Ireland by US Golfers Digest magazine – April 2005