Athenry Golf Club is a championship parkland golf course located at Palmerstown, which located between the town of Athenry & Oranmore. The course is consistently rated highly by visitors with easy walking terrain and is enjoyed by members and visitors alike.
The Eddie Hackett designed course has been situated at Palmerstown since 1977 and was upgraded continuously since them – the following are some of the main improvements to the course:
The course plays 5,928 metres off the back markers and has two par 5’s, twelve par 4’s, and the four par 3’s, which meander in and out of the mature woodlands. The toughest hole is the index one 413 metres long 7th and in addition the 7th, the signature-hole 12th, in particular, provides the visitor with an unforgettable and enjoyable challenge.
Athenry has been selected by the two National Unions, the Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) and the Irish Ladies Golfing Union (ILGU) as well as the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) to host many major competitions over the years and it is a testament to the quality and challenge of the course that it continues to be sought as a host for major competitions by the national organisations. The following is a highlight of the more recent events hosted by Athenry Golf Club:
We hope that you will come and play our course which we feel sure you will enjoy.