Golfing Ireland

The Grand Hotel is the ideal base from which to play Ireland's top championship golf courses and take in the magnificent scenic beauty of county Kerry at the same time. Residents at the Grand Hotel can avail of discounted green fees at the nearby Dooks Golf Club, Glenbeigh.

The Grand Hotel Golfing Experience

The Grand Hotel helps guests get accommodated for one of the greatest golfing experiences in the world. County Kerry is one of the world's premier golf destinations with four championship golf courses, all of which are greatly accessible to our guests.

Kerry Championship Golf Clubs:

Tralee GC

This breath-taking course, situated on the rugged Atlantic coast of Ireland's south west, features towering dunes, undulating fairways, punishing rough and cliff top tees and greens. This course, designed and built by Arnold Palmer, represents a true paradise for those willing to challenge what is widely acclaimed as one of the finest links courses in the world.

Waterville GC

This dazzling course plays on a promontory surrounded by the sea. It’s stunning, remote location boasts views to the northeast Macgillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range and to the southwest Ballinskelligs Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. There are few courses that can boast such a fine collection of unique and great golf holes.

Dooks GC

Experience majestic views of the Wild Atlantic Ocean and the nearby Reeks mountain range, which is home to the highest mountain in Ireland when you visit Dooks Golf Links. This astonishing course offers a visual feast of scenery at the edge of Dingle Bay as well as a technical challenge for all golfers.

Ballybunion GC

Nestled on the north-west coast of Kerry, on a beautiful stretch of sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll find two wonderfully challenging and unique world-class links golf courses at Ballybunion – the Old Course and the Trent Jones Cashen Course. Whatever your choice, every hole and every shot is defined by nature’s stunning infinite presence.


All courses are easily accessible from Shannon, Cork and Kerry Airports. Between them these three airports are well serviced with direct flights, or one-stop connections from most major cities, the United States, United Kingdom and continental Europe.

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