Dooks Golf Club, Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry
Dooks is a place where friendliness is a way of life.
The old Irish saying, Cead Mile Failte means 100,000 welcomes. In a land renowned for its welcome, this proverb could well have been written for Dooks Golf Club.
Dooks Golf Club, owned by its members was founded in 1889 and is one of the 5 oldest Links in Ireland, the charm, the atmosphere and the superb seaside setting of a truly traditional golf links makes Dooks a golf experience that has to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
Originally a 9-hole course it was laid out at the end of the 19th century.
In 1970, the members designed and built an extra nine holes, which for many years was considered a gem. In 2002, the club employed the services of Martin Hawtree renowned Golf Links Architect to revamp the 18 holes. The result has been an unqualified success.
The Course is now nearly 6600 yards from the back tees but don't be over ambitious about the course from the White tees. Even though short by modern standards, will test every club in the bag and that is on a calm day! If there is even a "gentle" Atlantic breeze, Dooks is a place where every par feels like a birdie, but irrespective of the conditions or what you score, the stunning panoramic views will remain in your mind and make you want to come back again and again.
After you have met the challenge of golfing on one of Ireland's finest courses, relax in the renowned friendly atmosphere of the bar, enjoy the superb cuisine of our Master Chef and the many bargains available in the Pro-shop.
Dooks is located on the Atlantic Ocean on the shores of the inner Dingle Bay. 20 miles from Killarney, 20 miles from Kerry International Airport and just off the Ring of Kerry
Course Details: Par 71 Length of Course: 6500 Yards Type of Course: Links Visitors: Ring in advance Club Shop: Yes Hire Services: Caddy Car & Caddies available on request Catering: Bar, Bar Food, Restaurant Location: N70. Killarney to Waterville
Contact: Tel: +353 (0)66 9768205
Fax: +353 (0)66 9768476