Bundoran golf club Donegal

Bundoran golf course Donegal

Bundoran Golf Course

Bundoran Club Crest

The Golf Course at Bundoran overlooks the wild Atlantic Ocean, in all its beauty. legendary Harry Vardon designed this Parkland/Links course, measuring 5,688 metres Par-70 with a standard scratch of 70 off blue tees.

You cannot help but be impressed by the setting of Bundoran, on Ireland's western cost and beautiful strands. Battered elements, man has sculpted a course unique beauty pleasure to play. Played around Great Northern Hotel, middle holes are along coastline returns inland give mix that provides challenge golfers all abilities.

Bundoran has a fine clubhouse, where visitors are always welcome, with full catering facilities, lounge bar and golf shop, PGA Professional David Robinson will stock you up before your round, or can book lesson in advance. assured of warm Donegal welcome memorable, game at Bundoran Club.

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Green Fees Midweek: €35
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €45
Green Fees with a Member: €25
Green Fees for Opens: €20
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: €20
Yes
Buggy Hire: €30
Yes
Soft Spikes: Yes
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €530
Full Ladies Membership Fee: €530
Course Type Links
No Holes 18
Members 486
Designer Harry Vardon
Founded 1894
Address

Bundoran,
Co. Donegal

Telephone 071-9841302
Email bundorangolfclub@eircom.net
Website Bundoran golf club website
Secretary/Manager Kevin Carmody
Captain: Mark Crawford
Lady Captain: Leona Connolly
President: Kay McGowan
Vice-Captain: Killian McGowan
Hon. Secretary: Gerry Kelly & Kathleen McDaid
Club Pro.: David Robinson 071-9841302
Hon. Treasurer: Seamus O'Neill & Imelda Monaghan
Comp. Secretary: Jim Gavigan
Bundoran Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:54.490147
Long:-8.280224
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 12.00am to 11.30pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code:: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: None (phone weekends)
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Midweek & Weekends Phone Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance

Bundoran Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (Confirmed)        
Event* Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Sunday 12 March   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize to the Men
Saturday 1 July   Closed 1
Captain's Prize Saturday 1 July      
Lady Captain's Prize Sunday  29 July   Closed 1
President's Prize Saturday 19 August
  Closed 1
Singles Strokes Friday 17 March Sunday 19 March
 
Open 3
Singles Strokes Saturday 18 March
Open 1
Singles Strokes Sunday 19 March   Open 1
Club Classic
Saturday 27 May
Monday 28 May
Open 2
Club Classic
Sunday 28 May
  Open 1
Seniors Stableford 50+
Tuesday 6 June   Open 1
Seniors Stableford 50+ Tuesday 4 July   Open 1
Start of Open Week Monday 17 July Monday 24 July Open 8
Singles Strokes Monday 17 July   Open 1
Mixed Foursomes Tuesday 18 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Wednesday 19 July   Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Thursday 20 July   Open 1
Singles Strokes
Friday 21 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Saturday 22 July Monday 24 July Open 3
Singles Stableford Sunday 23 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 24 July
 
Open 3
Club Singles Stableford Sunday 30 July
  Open 1
Seniors Stableford 50+ Tuesday 1 August   Open 1
Club Singles Stableford Sunday 20 August   Open 1
West Coast Challenge Monday 4 September
Thursday 7 September Open 4
West Coast Challenge Tuesday 5 September   Open 1
West Coast Challenge Wednesday 6 September   Open 1
West Coast Challenge Thursday 7 September   Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
Yellow Par 70 SSS 68 5,338 m
Red Par 73 SSS 72 5,116 m
Blue Par 70 SSS 70 5,729 m

Card

  Hole No. Blue Yellow Par Index Red Par Index
Vardon 1 333 324 4 12 316 4 13
The Field 2 470 442 5 8 433 5 1
Calamity 3 115 105 3 16 95 3 17
Dartry 4 331 291 4 4 288 4 9
O’Connor's Dell 5 281 279 4 14 271 4 7
Classiebawn 6 146 141 3 18 136 3 18
The Road 7 324 279 4 6 274 4 5
Roughey 8 359 328 4 2 303 4 3
Aughrus 9 363 351 4 10 323 4 11
  Out 2,758 2,540 35   2,439 35  
Reservoir 10 367 358 4 3 348 5 2
Tullan 11 382 374 4 5 372 5 10
Baillie 12 326 307 4 11 299 4 4
Puffin 13 214 178 3 9 171 3 14
Butchart 14 373 355 4 7 342 4 6
The Point 15 390 375 4 1 368 5 15
Larks Nest 16 142 137 3 17 130 3 16
The Farm 17 459 404 5 13 360 5 12
Terminus 18 319 310 4 15 287 4 8
  In 2,971 2,798 35   2,677 38  
  Total 5,729 5,338 70   5,116 73  
  SSS 70 68     72    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record: 65 Garry McGloin 09/04/2007

Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

Bundoran Golf Club won the Donegal League in 2014, beating Buncrana Golf Club in the decider. The team Captain was Ian McDaid.

The Ladies of Bundoran Golf Club won the Donegal Shield for the first time at Donegal Golf Club in 2014.

James Murphy won the All-Ireland Seniors Championship in 1987.

Bundoran Golf Club won the Conitll Cup in 1981when the team was C. McCreery, J. Gavigan, V. Boyle, J. Murray, P. McShea, K, O'Kelly, H. McGlorin, B. Gavigan and M. McLoone the captain was A. Barrett

Bundoran Golf Club won the Tirconnaill Cup in 1970, when the team was F. Kennedy, S. Meade, M. Talbot, P. Summers, V. Boyle, L. McDevitt, J. Ross, M. Clancy, P. McGrath and E.Pettit, the captain was J Clancy.

History of Bundoran

Instituted 1894 affiliated 1906
Harry Vardon visited Bundoran, at Easter, 1927, and the Irish Field reported on 17th December. "As a result of Vardon's skills a fine course will in future be available for visitors

The club was founded in 1894. It was the fourth course in Donegal and located on 100 acres in the grounds of the Irish Highlands Hotel. In 1896, the Great Northern Railway Co. had taken shares in the hotel and presented a cup for open competition and advertised for business as far away as London. As advertised in the Sportman's Guide 1897 "19 hours from London via Kingstown

By 1903, Bundoran had become a full eighteen-hole which was laid out by C. S. Butchart, a Scot, who was the resident professional at Newcastle Golf Club.

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
Ms. M. O'Doherty 1989 Ladies Captain
L. McDevitt 1989 Men's Captain
Sean Meade 1989 President
Mrs. C. O'Donnell 1990 Ladies Captain
T. Connolly 1990 Men's Captain
Sean Meade 1990 President
Mrs. B. Bourke 1991 Ladies Captain
A. MacGabhann 1991 Men's Captain
Joe Roarty 1991 President
Mrs. M. Walsh 1992 Ladies Captain
Sen. W. Farrell 1992 Men's Captain
Joe Roarty 1992 President
Mrs. M. McCreery 1993 Ladies Captain
Claude Maguire 1993 Men's Captain
Sean McEniff 1993 President
Mrs. M. McEniff 1994 Ladies Captain
P. McGarth 1994 Men's Captain
Sean McEniff 1994 President
Mrs. N. Murray 1995 Ladies Captain
M. Walsh 1995 Men's Captain
Sean McEniff 1995 President
Mrs. C. Martin 1996 Ladies Captain
R. Mills 1996 Men's Captain
J .R. Gallogley 1996 President
Mrs. F. McDaid 1997 Ladies Captain
B. Fox 1997 Men's Captain
J. R. Gallogley 1997 President
Mrs. K. McGowan 1998 Ladies Captain
Frank McGloin 1998 Men's Captain
J. R. Gallogley 1998 President
Margaret Gagh 1999 Ladies Captain
Leo Breslin 1999 Men's Captain
John Keon 1999 President
Mary Fox 2000 Ladies Captain
Leo McGovern 2000 Men's Captain
John Keon 2000 President
Kathleen McGrath 2001 Ladies Captain
Margaret Keon 2001 Ladies President
Joe McGinty 2001 Men's Captain
John Keon 2001 President
Kathleen McDaid 2002 Ladies Captain
Margaret Keon 2002 Ladies President
P. J. Davey 2002 Men's Captain
Pauric McShea 2002 President
Monica McGovern 2003 Ladies Captain
Margaret Koen 2003 Ladies President
Padraig McGowan 2003 Men's Captain
Pardaig McShey 2003 President
Kathleen O'Donnell 2004 Ladies Captain
Margaret Koen 2004 Ladies President
Dodie Maguire 2004 Men's Captain
Pardaig McShey 2004 President
Claire McGloin 2005 Ladies Captain
Francis McDaid 2005 Ladies President
Sean Crawford 2005 Men's Captain
Barry Fox 2005 President
Fran Murphy 2006 Ladies Captain
Francis McDaid 2006 Ladies President
Graham Laird 2006 Men's Captain
Barry Fox 2006 President
Maureen Clarke 2007 Ladies Captain
Francis McDaid 2007 Ladies President
Eugene Deeney 2007 Men's Captain
Barry Fox 2007 President
C. O'Rourke 2008 Ladies Captain
Marie Walsh 2008 Ladies President
Pat Neary 2008 Men's Captain
Peter Clarke 2008 President
Anne O'Neill 2009 Ladies Captain
Marie Walsh 2009 Ladies President
Patsy McCauley 2009 Men's Captain
Peter Clarke 2009 President
Mary O'Donnell 2010 Ladies Captain
Marie Walsh 2010 Ladies President
Danny Doyle 2010 Men's Captain
Sean Crawford 2010 President
Anne Sweeney 2011 Ladies Captain
Brian McCarthaigh 2011 Men's Captain
Sean Crawford 2011 President
Deirdre Mulligan 2012 Ladies Captain
Billy Gavigan 2012 Men's Captain
Margaret O'Doherty 2012 President
Anne Marie Beglan 2013 Ladies Captain
David Ruane 2013 Men's Captain
Margaret O'Doherty 2013 President
Catherine McManus 2014 Ladies Captain
Seamus O'Neill 2014 Men's Captain
Joseph Maguire 2014 President
Deirdre Mulligan
2015 Ladies Captain
Tom Lynch 2015 Men's Captain
Joseph Maguire 2015 President
Kathleen O'Neill 2016 Ladies Captain
Reg Cummins 2016 Men's Captain
Kay McGowan
2016 President
Leona Connolly 2017 Ladies Captain
Mark Crawford 2017 Men's Captain
  2017 President
Sorcha Begley (5) 2017 Lowest Ladies H'cap
Luke Robinson (1) 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap

Holes in One at Bundoran

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
David McGrath 13 January 1991 13th Albatross 234 m
Peter Carty 4 August 1996 16th   142 m
Michael McInerney 13 April 1997 3rd   117 m
P. J. Davey 18 May 1997 16th   142 m
Hugh McGloin 29 May 1997 13th   212 m
John Keon 7 February 1998 16th   142 m
Vincent Boyle 9 May 1998 6th   180 m
Kathleen Connolly 7 June 1998 3rd   95 m
Michael Condon 19 August 2001 3rd   115 m
Catherine Martin 27 August 2001 3rd   95 m
Patsy McGrath 5 May 2002 3rd   115 m
Mai McCreery 16 May 2002 3rd   95 m
Maureen Jordan 10 April 2003 6th   136 m
Kathleen Moran 2 June 2003 3rd   95 m
Lucy Dorrain 21 September 2003 6th   136 m
Barry Burke 27 March 2004 16th   142 m
Peter Curran Jnr. 21 August 2004 3rd   115 m
Harry Carolan 23 July 2005 16th   156 m
Andrew Hyndman 12 July 2006 16th   156 m