Lucan golf club Dublin

Lucan golf course Dublin

Lucan Golf Course

Lucan Club Crest

Founded in 1897, making Lucan Golf Club on of the oldest clubs in Ireland, it was not until the mid 1980 that the committee decided to extend to 18-holes. The new nine opened in 1988 and at first they were nearly like playing two different courses the old and the new.

However Lucan has matured considerably since and it is now almost impossible to tell the old from the new, unless like me you remember the old 9 with fondness. Lucan Golf Club has recently constructed a magnificent clubhouse, providing for the golfers every need, where the visitor is extended a very warm welcome.

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Green Fees Monday to Thursday: €30
Green Fees Friday from 10am €50
Green Fees Sunday pm: €25
Green Fees with a Member: €17
Green Fees for Opens: €25
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: No
Buggy Hire: Yes
Soft Spikes: No
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €950
Full 5-Day Membership Fee: €800
Full Junior Membership Fee: €175
Entrance Fee:
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 717
Designer Nature
Founded 1897

Celbridge Road,
Co. Dublin

Telephone 01-6282106
Website Lucan golf club website
Secretary/Manager: James Murphy
Captain: Noel Lally
Lady Captain: Elizabeth Foley
President: Brian Carton
Vice-Captains': Adrian Thompson & Margaret Lundy 
Hon. Secretary: Pat Dunne, Michael Doyle & Patricia Dowling
Club Pro: Jim McBride
Hon. Treasurer: Peter Nevin, Diarmuid O'Connor & Patricia Kelly
Comp. Secretary: Joe McGuinness & Ita Dempsey
Lucan Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
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General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am to 12.00pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: Weekends, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other Days Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance

Lucan Golf Club Fixtures 2022 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2022 (to be Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In
  Closed 1
Lady Vice-Captain's Prize Thursday 12 May   Closed 1
Vice-Captain's Prize Saturday 4 June   Closed 1
Captain's Prize 1st Round Saturday 11 June Sunday 12 June Closed 2
Captain's Prize 1st Round Sunday 12 June   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize 1st Round Thursday 16 June    Closed 1
Captain's Prize Saturday 18 June   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Final Sunday 19 June   Closed 1
Captain's Prize to the Juniors Sunday 19 June   Closed 1
Captain's Prize to the Ladies Sunday 17 July   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize to the Men Saturday 30 July
  Closed 1
President's Prize to the Ladies Thursday 4 August
  Closed 1
President's Prize Saturday 6 August
  Closed 1
Junior Captain's Prize Sunday 21 August   Closed 1
Senior Scratch Cup (Max 4)
Sunday 24 April
  Open 1
Junior Scratch Cup (5 to 11) Sunday 24 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 26 April
  Open 1
Start of Open Week Saturday 7 May Saturday 14 May Open 8
L. & G. Singles Stableford Saturday 7 May   Open 1
L. & G. 4-Person Team Event
Sunday 8 May   Open 1
Mixed 2-Person Team Event
Monday 9 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford
Tuesday 10 May   Open 1
Singles Stableford Wednesday 11 May   Open 1
Ladies 3-Ball Team Event Thursday 12 May   Open 1
L. & G. 4-Person Team Event
Friday 13 May Saturday 14 May
Open 2
L. & G. 4-Person Team Event Saturday 14 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 17 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 24 May
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 31 May
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 7 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 14 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 21 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 28 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 5 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 12 July   Open 1
Ladies 3-Person Team Event Thursday 14 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 19 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 26 July
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 2 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 9 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 16 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 23 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 30 August
  Open 1
Ladies 3-Person Team Event Thursday 1 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 6 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 13 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 20 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 26 September   Open 1

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Card of the Course

White Par 71 SSS 70 5,850 m
Red Par 73 SSS 70 5,191 m
Blue Par 71 SSS 71 5,969 m


Hole No. Blue White Par Index Red Par Index
1 387 377 4 8 339 4 6
2 327 320 4 4 285 4 4
3 418 412 4 6 389 5 14
4 84 84 3 18 84 3 18
5 416 407 5 14 411 5 2
6 321 314 4 16 286 4 16
7 145 139 3 10 128 3 10
8 376 372 4 2 364 5 12
9 352 345 4 12 304 4 8
Out 2,826 2,770 35   2,590 37  
10 378 370 4 3 306 4 5
11 174 168 3 7 127 3 17
12 299 293 4 15 281 4 11
13 336 329 4 9 294 4 9
14 419 414 4 1 344 4 1
15 352 328 4 11 316 4 7
16 192 185 3 13 160 3 15
17 447 439 5 17 364 5 13
18 539 531 5 5 460 5 3
In 3,136 3,057 36   2,652 36  
Total 5,962 5,827 71   5,242 73  
SSS 72 71     74    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record 66 Pio O'Leary (3) 11/05/2005

Ladies Course Record: 71 Marie Urquhart (11) 05/062003

Members Achievements

Lucan Golf Club qualified for the Men’s Fourball All-Ireland Finals at Strandhill Golf Club, Sligo played on 1st and 2nd October 2021.

They met near neighbours Elmgreen Golf Club in the Semi-Final and lost their match by 3-matches to 2-matches win.
They were led out by Pat Casey with Andy Corcoran who went up the 19th before relinquishing the point to Michael Telford with Robin French, they were followed by Tom Nolan with Basil Blakeney who lost their match by the minimum against Alan Kean with P. J. O’Brien, next on the tee was Keith Cleary with Pat Finn who had a 3 and 2 win against Sam Mehigan with Gary Whyte, the penultimate match went all the way up the 21st before Paul McElvanna with Denis Bowes lost the point to Joe Murphy with Kieran Mooney and in the bottom match Kieran Glynn with Robert Burke had a comfortable 5 and 4 win against Michael Downey with Ross Brady.

Richard O’Donovan won the Leinster Youths' Championship and was runner-up in the Munster Youths' Championship and went on to win the J. B. Carr Award in 2010 by a margin of 30-points, with a total of 115-points, beating A. Anderson from Co. Sligo Golf Club with D. Ruddy from Thurles Golf Club 5-points behind.

The Ladies' of Lucan Golf Club won the inaugural East-Leinster Championship in the AA-Insurance ILGU inter-club Challenge Cup in 2006; they made their way to Headfort Golf Club to compete in the National decider, where they met Munster Champions Castletroy Golf Club in the All-Ireland Semi-Final and had a 3½-matches to 1½-matches win over them.

They were led by Betty Nolan (31) who lost her match by 7 and 6 to Patricia Lane Doyle (30), she was followed by Breda McGarry (32) who beat Anne Cullen (31) by 1-hole, next up was Marianne Short (32) who recorded a 4 and 2 win over Anna Kelly (33), the penultimate match of Helen Downes (33) was a 3 and 2 win over Geraldine Sadlier (35), in the bottom match Dolores Colgan (33) recorded a halved against Irene McNamara (36). 

The team was, Betty Nolan, Dolores Clogan, Cliodhna Sheridan, Maura Coffey, Helen Downes, Marianne Shortt, Breda McGarry, Ann Sweeney and Teresa O'Brian, they were managed by Brigid Fox.

Lucan Golf Club won the All-Ireland Irish Junior Cup at Shannon Golf Club on Friday 17th September 2004. They beat Munster Champions Bandon on the Thursday and met Ulster Champions Portstewart in the final whom they beat by 4 matches to 1 match. The team on the day was Mark Clifford who beat Andrew Stewart by 2 & 1, Martin O'Toole beat Paul Cutler on the 18th, Emmet Condron beat Dan Henry by 5 & 4, Christy Fitzgerald halved with Niall McGahon and Allen Madden halved with Shane McCotter.

Cliodna O'Donoghue won the gold medal in the I.L.G.U. All-Ireland Finals at Mullingar Golf Club in August 2002.

Lucan won the Leinster Championship of the Irish Club Youths' and played in the National Finals at Royal Tara Golf Club on August 26th 2002. The team was Mark Reck, Paul O'Brien, Pio O'Leary and Damien Farren.

R. Corkery qualified for the National Finals of the Irish Times-Mitsubishi Motors Women's Masters. She returned 33 points in the semi-finals at Glasson Golf Hotel & Country Club on the 23rd of August 2001. Then it was on to Galway Bay Golf & Country Club for the Final on 13th September.

Prior to 2001:

Lucan Golf Club won the All-Ireland Junior Foursomes in 1997, when the team was Craig McEvoy, Martin McEnery, Gerry Hudson, Dermot O'Leary, Barry McAuley, Robert Bolger and Evan Keane, they were managed by Eamonn Hudson and selected by P. O'Leary.

They won the Leinster Final of the Bulmers Junior Cup in 1984

The Barton Cup in 1971, 1975 and 1988.

They won the Bloom Cup in 1998.

They won the Kestrel Cup at Westmondstown in 1995 and 1998.

They won the Guinness Metropolitan Trophy in 1984.

Colm McLoughlin, who plays off a handicap of six, won the over 50s Chiquita Long Drive Challenge at his home club, when he drilled the ball 272 yd's down the first at Lucan in September, 2000. Colm was on the Barton Cup Team that got to the final in 1998. His son Darren is the club professional at Wicklow Golf Club.

Members who played representative golf for Country or Province;

P. O’Brien He represented Ireland at Irish Boys' level in 2003 playing 5-times won 1-match and lost 4-matches accumulating 2-points;

Richard O’Donovan He represented Ireland at Irish Boys' level in 2008 playing 7-times won 1-match halved one and lost 5-matches accumulating 3-points. He represented Leinster at Senior Interprovincial level in 2010 playing 5-times won 1-match halved one and lost 3-matches accumulating 3-points. He represented Leinster at Boys  Interprovincial level from 2007 to 2008 playing 8-times won 3-matches halved one and lost 4-matches accumulating 7-points;

T. Goode represented Ireland at Senior (55+) from 2006 to 2007 playing 7-times won 4-matches halved one and lost 2-matches accumulating 9-points;

C. E. Fitzgerald represented Leinster as a Youth Interprovincial from 1968 to 1969 playing 4-times;

R. O’Donovan represented Leinster as a Youth Interprovincial in 2009 playing 6-times won 4-matches halved one and lost 1-match accumulating 9-points;

B. Reck represented Leinster as a Youth Interprovincial in 1970 playing 3-times won 1-match halved one and lost 1-match accumulating 3-points;

History of Lucan

Instituted 1897 affiliated 1905

The original Lucan course was opened by Captain Colthurst-Vesey in September, 1897. The course was playable all year round but due to the inaccessibility of the course the membership started to drop off. The club then moved to its present location immediately adjoining the Spa Hotel. Mr. Gray, the Hon. Secretary, was a key figure in the formation of the club. The club would appear to have floundered for a short period and was revived again in 1902 as "The Irish Times" on 10th January, 1902, reported "We are pleased to hear that the Lucan Club has been reorganized. The committee have acquired the land immediately adjoining the well-known Spa Hotel and have laid out an excellent nine-hole course" The Hon. Secretary is given as Mr. F. M. Mooney, Leixlip Castle.

It would appear James McKenna, the professional at Carrickmines Golf Club, laid out the original nine-hole course. In 1988, Lucan retained the services of Eddie Hackett and extended to eighteen-holes. A fine new clubhouse has recently been opened at Lucan.

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
Mrs. F. Wogan 1990 Ladies Captain
C. McAuley 1990 Men's Captain
Very Rev. J. Loughran 1990 President
Mrs. T. Lynch 1991 Ladies Captain
Kevin O'Reilly 1991 Men's Captain
Very Rev. J. Loughran 1991 President
Mrs. F. Flanagan 1992 Ladies Captain
J. Whelan 1992 Men's Captain
Very Rev. J. Loughran 1992 President
Mrs. P. McNamara 1993 Ladies Captain
F. Curtis 1993 Men's Captain
James Downes 1993 President
Mrs. M. Ruddy 1994 Ladies Captain
P. Wiley 1994 Men's Captain
James Downes 1994 President
Paula Doyle 1995 Ladies Captain
Harry Eastman 1995 Men's Captain
Paddy Monaghan 1995 President
Hilary Thompson 1996 Ladies Captain
Brian Cogan 1996 Men's Captain
Paddy Monaghan 1996 President
Mrs. T. Muldoon 1997 Ladies Captain
Phil Monaghan 1997 Men's Captain
Paddy Monaghan 1997 President
Mrs. H. Shackleton 1998 Ladies Captain
Dave Thompson 1998 Men's Captain
Paddy Monaghan 1998 President
Ms. Eileen Switzer 1999 Ladies Captain
Kevin Doyle 1999 Men's Captain
Don O'Reilly 1999 President
Mary Quinn 2000 Ladies Captain
Jim Moulton 2000 Men's Captain
Don O'Reilly 2000 President
Marjorie Corcoran 2001 Ladies Captain
Noel J. Feeney 2001 Men's Captain
Don O'Reilly 2001 President
Hazel Lawlor 2002 Ladies Captain
Nicky Dempsey 2002 Men's Captain
Don O'Reilly 2002 President
Ann Donovan 2003 Ladies Captain
Willie Doyle 2003 Men's Captain
Sean Walsh 2003 President
Mary Wylie 2004 Ladies Captain
Noel Keane 2004 Men's Captain
Sean Walsh 2004 President
Mary Leahy 2005 Ladies Captain
Eamonn Hudson 2005 Men's Captain
Sean Walsh 2005 President
Maura Coffee 2006 Ladies Captain
Liam Collins 2006 Men's Captain
John Ryan 2006 President
Marian Crowley 2007 Ladies Captain
Ronnie Conway 2007 Men's Captain
John Ryan 2007 President
Catriona Graham 2008 Ladies Captain
John Gilhooly 2008 Men's Captain
Dave Thompson 2008 President
Helen Downes 2009 Ladies Captain
Gerry Hatch 2009 Men's Captain
Dave Thompson 2009 President
Mide Gilhooly 2010 Ladies Captain
Joe Condron 2010 Men's Captain
Billy Hill 2010 President
Una Murphy 2011 Ladies Captain
Seán Quigley 2011 Men's Captain
Billy Hill 2011 President
Patricia Harmon 2012 Ladies Captain
Eddie Kelly 2012 Men's Captain
Kevin Doyle 2012 President
Breda McGarry 2013 Ladies Captain
Paddy Carroll 2013 Men's Captain
Kevin Doyle 2013 President
Anne Cochrane 2014 Ladies Captain
Brian Carton 2014 Men's Captain
Eamonn Hudson 2014 President
Catherine Gilhooly 2015 Ladies Captain
Donal Singleton 2015 Men's Captain
Eamonn Hudson
2015 President
Eilish Cronin
2016 Ladies Captain
Don Kissane
2016 Men's Captain
Eddie Kelly
2016 President
Joan Condron 2017 Ladies Captain
Noel Peacock 2017 Men's Captain
Eddie Kelly 2017 President
Sandra McCaffrey 2018 Ladies Captain
Pat Dunne 2018 Men's Captain
Chris Lundy 2018 President
Carole Lakes
2019 Ladies Captain
Jimmy Somers 2019 Men's Captain
Chris Lundy 2019 President
Elizabeth Foley 2020 Ladies Captain
Noel Lally 2020 Men's Captain
Brian Carton 2020 President
Elizabeth Foley
2021 Ladies Captain
Noel Lally
2021 Men's Captain
Brian Carton
2021 President
  2022 Ladies Captain
  2022 Men's Captain
  2022 President
Molly Dowling (1) 2022 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Kate Whyte (3) 2022 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Ada Bowler (6) 2022 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Richard O’Donovan (+4.4)
2022 Lowest Men's Handicap
Martin O'Toole(0.4) 2022 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Lucan

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Noel Thompson   4th   143 m
Bridged Moran 18 September 1997 4th   93 m
Marie Ruddy 22 September 1997 11th   129 m
Pat Howlett 1 October 1997 4th   143 m
Conor Horgan 15 November 1997 7th   124 m
Larry Behan 25 July 1998 4th   143 m
Patrick Smith 15 August 1998 11th   176 m
Simon Cullen 29 August 1998 11th   176 m
Alan Nohilly 23 September 1998 7th   138 m
Michael Gannon 10 October 1998 4th   143 m
Pat Flannery 29 November 1998 7th   138 m
A. McGuinness 13 February 2000 7th   138 m
M. Cahalan 30 April 2001 4th   143 m
P. McGregon 23 September 2001 16th   185 m
P. Dunne 7 July 2002 4th   143 m
Marie Urquhart 11 July 2002 4th   96 m
Desmond Ormsby 20 May 2008 7th   145 m