The Best Golf Courses in Dublin

On the hunt for your next golfing gathering? Well, look no further, Clayton Hotel Charlemont has compiled a list of the best golf courses in Dublin all ideally located less than a twenty-minutes’ drive from the hotel. So, grab your clubs with you on your next trip to the city, and make sure to check out these charming golf courses in Dublin.

1. Milltown Golf Club

Milltown golf club is a superb 18-hole course in a green, leafy suburb of south Dublin, yet when you are playing on this magnificent course it is difficult to believe how close to suburbia you really are. Situated ten- minutes by car from the Clayton Hotel Charlemont. Established in 1907, this park-land Dublin golf course supplies its players with well-groomed fairways and greens keeping Milltown charming and aesthetically pleasing.

The staff are known for offering tips and tricks for players so they can play their best game. Milltown is a terrific choice for your regular rounds of golf or a new destination for you and friends.

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2. Elm Park Golf & Sports Club

Elm Park Golf & Sports Club is set on 39 hectares of picturesque parkland. Founded in 1925, offering world-class facilities for golf and tennis, with an 18-hole course and 14 tennis courts. Located on Nutley Lane, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland, just a ten-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.

Elm Park facilities include a driving range, caddies on site to help you through your 18-holes, as well as a golf shop stocked with premium gold gear. This well-established, pristine Dublin golf club is a golfer’s dream, for a relaxed game with friends, or clients.

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3. Castle Golf Club

Established in 1913, Castle Golf Club is one of the oldest and finest eighteen-hole parkland golf courses. Located on gently sloping land between Churchtown and Rathfarnham, the course is within easy reach from the Clayton Hotel Charlemont, with just a sixteen-minute drive. Castle Golf Club is designed to truly test their player’s ability, supplying them with over 75 bunkers, and each hole is well protected by large mature trees, the emphasis on accuracy is at an all-time high.

Castle Golf Club’s highly skilled staff ensure the course and par three Valley course are maintained in immaculate playing condition all year round. Want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the city and everyday life, the unrivalled views of the course and the Dublin mountains from the clubhouse balcony are just one of its many delights.

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Clayton Hotel Charlemont is the ideal location for your next golfing break with friends, colleagues, or clients. Start your morning off right with an energizing coffee at our Red Bean Roastery, after a long day of golf, relax in our Lockside Bar/Social with a delicious drink of your choice, and finally ending a perfect day with some delicious dining in Gauden’s Restaurant.

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