Choose The Grand Hotel for your Golfing Trip

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.

We are happy to help you plan your golf holiday to Tralee and Kerry, we can assist with contact details for the clubs, transport arrangements, packed lunches, dinner reservations and more.


Here are some of our recommended golf courses...

Tralee Golf Club

This breathtaking 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.

Dooks Golf Club

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 Golf Club

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.

Waterville Golf Links

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.



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David brothers enjoying another soft day of golf at the Barrows.

""The Grand Hotel is a second home to us. After our daily rounds of golf at Tralee GC we look forward to a few pints and some gourmet food at the Pikeman bar." "

David Brothers

Great Place for Golf Group

"For the last 20 years I have had the privilege of visiting Tralee Ireland. The blessing of wandering the fairways and dunes at Tralee Golf Club with dear friends. The good fortune to stay at The Grand Hotel In the heart of the city with our Dick Boyle. Dick, Eileen and the staff make our trip every year a homecoming. They simply treat us like family. A wonderful stay in an eloquent hotel, in the very hear of the city, surrounded by friends. I look forward to visiting again soon. "

William Roddy