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A warm welcome awaits the visiting golfer at Douglas Golf Club - a club famous for its challenging and enjoyable golf course with stunning views over Cork City and Cork Inner Harbour.
Douglas Golf Club was founded in 1909, with the original course being designed by golfing legend and six time British Open winner, Harry Vardon. The course was then extended and altered by celebrated course architect of Augusta National, Alister MacKenzie, in 1924.
The course is kept in immaculate condition all year round and is widely renowned for having some of the best kept greens in Ireland. Set on a plateau overlooking Cork City and Inner Harbour, Douglas Golf Club offers spectacular views from both the golf course and the clubhouse. The surrounding 115 acres of century old woodland provide the course with a secluded and relaxing atmosphere that is rare for its central location. Douglas Golf Club was recently awarded ‘Best Hidden Gem’ in Munster by The Golfers Guide to Ireland and is Fáilte Ireland certified and approved.
Club Address: Douglas Golf Club, Maryborough Hill, Douglas, T12AC92
Tel: +353 21 4895297
Distance from Oriel House Hotel: >7 minute drive
Fernhill Golf Club
Fernhill Golf Club's 18 hole parkland, par 69 Golf course offers a challenge to golfers of all levels and gives them opportunity to test their skills to the fullest. Fernhill presents top quality playing conditions, on its well-maintained course. Fernhill is renowned for its wonderful condition, lush fairways, excellent greens and a mature tree lined aspect. . As a result of excellent design and course management Fernhill Golf Club is often playable during inclement weather, when many other courses have to close.
Club Address: Fernhill Golf and Country Club, Carrigaline, Cork
Distance from Oriel Huse Hotel >15 minute drive
Club Address: Cork Golf Club, Little Island, Co. Cork
Tel: +353 21 4353 451
Distance from Oriel House Hotel: > 10 minute drive
Fota Island Golf Club
Fota Island Resort is home to a uniquely enjoyable golfing experience, comprising of 27 holes. The three courses available in Fota Island Golf Club are traditional parkland, which aim to challenge the golfer’s technique in order to produce low scores.
The Deerpark course at Fota Island Golf Club, with its receptive greens and strategic bunkering, impresses even the most experienced professionals. We were proud to host the 2001, 2002, and 2014 Irish Open on our Deerpark course.
This course incorporates some unique and exciting features intended to challenge even the most seasoned golfer, while remaining perfectly loyal to the traditional style, values, and playability that characterise Fota Island Golf Club as a whole.
This course offers a fantastic opportunity to produce a good score, making sure your putting game is challenged throughout your round. What’s more, those players who possess an accurate tee-shot will be rewarded by the 8th hole on this course.
Club Address: Fota Island, Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)21 488 3700
Distance frm Oriel House Hotel >12 minute drive