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Golfing in Cork

Cork, Ireland is renowned for its world class golfing experience, thanks to the stunning courses across the county, attracting visitors from near and far for the ultimate test in golfing.

Oriel House Hotel is perfectly situated for the perfect golfing experience. Cork, Ireland is renowned for its world class golfing experience, thanks to the stunning Blarney Castle Golf Club, attracting visitors from near and far for the ultimate test in golfing, and the Lee Valley Golf Club as well as Muskerry Golf Club drawing visitors to their stunning 18-hole golfing experiences, along with beautiful water features to test even the seasoned golfer.  

With an abundance of activities and attractions in close proximity, Oriel House Hotel is the perfect location if you want to unwind & relax before or after your guests exciting adventures.

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Oriel House Hotel Cork Golf Partners:

Lee Valley Golf Club:

Located only 15 minutes from Cork City, we are proud that our 18 hole Championship golf course was designed by Irish Ryder Cup star Christy O’Connor Jnr and has been included in the top 100 Irish Golf Courses by Golf Digest on three separate occasions. A test for all golfers, the parklands course has modern clubhouse and catering facilities, and is the ideal destination for a golfing break in Ireland or a Society outing.

Club Address: Mullaghroe, Clashanure, Ovens, Co. Cork

Tel: +353 21 733 1721


Distance from Oriel House Hotel: >7 minute drive 

Blarney Golf Club:

This magnificent John Daly designed parkland course with fairways and greens to match any course in the region offers a rewarding challenge to golfers of all standards. Having completed your round of golf you can take advantage of the impressive club house facilities which include a sauna in the locker room and the superb Lion's Den bar and restaurant where you can relax and enjoy great food and beverage from the balconies overlooking the 18th green.

Club Address: Tower, Blarney, Co Cork.

Tel: +353 21 4381891

Distance from Oriel House Hotel: >10 minute drive


Muskerry Golf Club:

Golf has been played at Muskerry Golf Club for over 100 years. Their Course Design has the stamp of the Alister MacKenzie, the famous Golf Course Designer known for his design of Augusta National Golf Course in the US, as well as many Golf Courses in Ireland, including Cork Golf Club." The club has 20 Holes and a variety of different course layouts to encompass these holes, the last few holes 15-18, which are considered among the finest finishing holes anywhere in the country.

Club Address: R579, Dromasmole, Carrigrohane, Co. Cork

Tel: +353 21 4385297


Distance from Oriel House Hotel: >10 minute drive


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Other Cork Golf Clubs:

Oriel House Hotel is ideally situated very close to Cork's most popular golf clubs.

Douglas Golf Club

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 4372226

Fax: +353 (0) 21 4371011


Distance from Oriel Huse Hotel >15 minute drive

Cork Golf Club

Cork Golf Clubis located at Little Island close to Cork City. This championship golf course is routed through exceptional golfing terrain incorporating old limestone quarries and the inner reaches of Cork Harbour. Cork Golf Club gives golfers a unique opportunity to experience a challenging and rewarding round of golf on one of the finest parkland courses in Ireland.

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.

Deerpark Course

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.

Belvelly 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.

Barryscourt Course

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