Golf Breaks in Galway
Ireland is renowned worldwide for its exceptional golf courses particularly the amazing courses located along the Wild Atlantic Way. Tee off surrounded by amazing sights and luscious green landscape really makes it a golfer’s paradise. There are a host of golf courses in the vicinity of Galway, and all are located within a short distance of Clayton Hotel Galway.
Galway Bay Golf Resort – Renville
Located less than 2km from the hotel, this beautiful golf course is set on 300 acres and designed by former Ryder cup and World cup legend Christy O’Connor Junior, this beautiful links championship course of Par 72 stretches to 7308 yds. off the championship Tee’s. Superbly blending the stunning backdrop of Galway Bay and the rugged curves of the Atlantic Coastline making this course a true challenge for all handicap golfers.
Other golf courses nearby are:
Galway Golf Club – Salthill
This is a challenging 18 Hole Championship course located in Salthill which is located less than 5km away from Clayton Hotel Galway. It offers ultra-modern facilities, and a beautiful tight tree-lined course.
Athenry Golf Club
Located only a ten minute drive to Clayton Hotel Galway or just 5 minutes off the new M6 Dublin to Galway Motorway, the course is a mixture of parkland and heathland built on a limestone base against the backdrop of a large forest giving excellent drainage and remaining playable all year round.
Connemara – Ballyconneely
Connemara Championship Links is perched on the edge of Europe. Take time to marvel at the splendid scenic backdrop of the Twelve Bens, etched against the skyline, or Ballyconneely Bay, dusted with pure, white sand. Connemara is one of the finest golf courses you will find and has played host to many famous visitors including Tom Watson.
Oughterard Golf Club
This golf club offers an 18 Hole Parkland course. It is situated in one Connemara’s most delightful villages, and offers a nice variety of holes to suit the better player and novice alike. Oughterard Golf Club is located approximately a 30 minute drive
Bearna Golf Club
Situated a 20-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Galway, it offers commanding views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Aran Islands. Built on Connemara moorland it is a high scenic area with features, colours, plant and animal life that you won’t find elsewhere.
Ballinrobe Golf Club
The Championship Parkland Golf Course at Ballinrobe Golf Club is considered by some, including Padraig Harrington, to be one of the finest in Ireland.
Cregmore Golf Club
Cregmore Park is a stunning 7,078 yard, par 72 championship course designed by Dr. Arthur Spring set in the beautiful rolling countryside of Co. Galway. Located just on the eastern outskirts of Galway City-10 minutes driving distance from the Clayton Hotel Galway, this championship golf course and driving range provides the most enjoyable experience for golfers of all standards in Ireland.