Golfing in Waterville Kerry
The Southwest coast of Ireland is a mecca for golfers from all over the world. It boasts some very famous courses such as the Old Course and Trent Cashen courses at Ballybunion, Tralee Golf Course, Old Head Kinsale and Killeen Course in Killarney all within reach. Waterville's own Championship Links, just 1 mile from the hotel and regarded by many as the jewel in the crown, has hosted and continues to host many of the world's top ranking golfers, such as Tiger Woods, David Duval, Mark O'Meara and the late Payne Stewart. Today a life sized bronze statue pays tribute to his special relationship with Waterville.
WATERVILLE GOLF LINKS
Waterville is rated among the top 5 courses in Ireland and the top 20 links courses in the world. The course embarked on a new chapter of its fabled history when noted international golf architect Tom Fazio was commissioned to update the memorable Eddie Hackett masterpiece. Fazio has assisted many of the world’s leading clubs including Winged Foot, Pine Valley and Augusta National. "Everything about Waterville is truly spectacular, said Fazio". "The setting is one of the best I have seen for golf".
Waterville's 18 Hole Championship Golf Links is located approx. 1 1/2 km from the hotel (165 euro less 10% discount on green fees for hotel guests).
Distance to Surrounding Golf Clubs
Killarney – 79km
Tralee – 85km
Ballybunion – 101km
Old Head – 179km
Dooks – 52km
Ring of Kerry – 60km