Ballymote golf club Sligo

Ballymote golf course Sligo

Ballymote Golf Course

Ballymote Club Crest

There is a long and proud tradition of golf in the Ballymote area Co. Sligo. Although club didn't affiliate to GUI until 1947, game can be traced back 1930 when course was based Deroon 1942 land was, divided by Irish Commission. It then moved Carrigans before relocating Templehouse 1954 returning Carrigans.

The club represented Connaught in on two occasions the Carroll's Pro-Am at Portmarnock Golf 1985 and 1986.

In 1993 Ballymote Golf Club moved to its present location at Ballinascarrow. The new course was up and running within a short time. greens were built several hundred trees planted. clubhouse, changing rooms, car park rough manicured, all of which are major features course.

The club continues to make improvements over the years and committee have added additional bunkers, reconstructed greens building of new tees are all being pursued with introduction a five year development plan.

Visitors are always extended a warm welcome and memorable game of golf at very affordable rates Ballymote Club.

Societies are welcome and group rates available.

Green Fees Midweek: €15
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €15
Green Fees with a Member: €15
Green Fees for Opens: €15
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: Yes
Buggy Hire: Yes
Soft Spikes: No
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €295
Full Ladies Membership Fee: €250
Full Family Membership Fee: €395
Full Beginners Membership Fee: €200
Full Beginners Ladies Membership Fee: €170
Entrance Fee: None
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 9
Members 370
Designer Nature
Founded 1947
Address

Ballinascarrow,
Ballymote,
Co. Sligo

Telephone 071-9189059
Email oconnor.johnny@gmail.com
Website Ballymote golf club website
Secretary/Manager: John O'Connor
Captain: John Fitzgerald
Lady Captain: Mary O'Connor
President: Padraig Hurley
Vice-Captains': Brenda Duffy
Hon. Secretary: John McCarrick & Maura Murray
Club Pro: None
Hon. Treasurer: Brenda Duffy 
Comp. Secretary: Padraic Hurley & Maureen Madden
Ballymote Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:54.084019
Long:-8.521995
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am to 10.00pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: None Days to Avoid: Sunday Mornings
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other times Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance

Ballymote Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains Drive-In Saturday 4 March
  Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize to the Men Sunday 21 May   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize to the Men Saturday 27 May   Closed 1
President's Prize Sunday 2 July   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Sunday 12 August   Closed 1
Captain's Prize Sunday 13 August
  Closed 1
4-Person Scramble
Friday 19 May
Open 1
Seniors 18-hole Stableford
Thursday 20 July
  Open 1
L. & G. 9-hole Singles Stableford
Wednesday 6 September

Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 70 SSS 68 5,225 m
Red Par 72 SSS 68 4,587 m

Card

Name Hole No. White Par Index Red Par Index
White Hill 1 306 4 4
302 5 4
Hermitage 2 110 3 16 110 3 18
Homeward Bound 3 347 4 10
232 4 14
Fort Hill 4 128 3 18 128 3 16
Red Earl 5 346 4 8
312 4 6
Fox's Den 6 343 4 6 283 4 2
Lake View 7 258 4 14 258 4 12
The Valley 8 433 5 12 359 5 8
Duffy 9 336 4 2
296 4 10
  Out 2,607 35   2,280 36  
White Hill 10 306 4 3
302 5 3
Hermitage 11 137 3 15 137 3 17
Homeward Bound 12 347 4 9
232 4 13
Fort Hill 13 128 3 17 128 3 15
Red Earl 14 346 4 7
312 4 5
Fox's Den 15 343 4 5 283 4 1
Lake View 16 258 4 13 258 4 11
The Valley 17 433 5 11 359 5 7
Duffy 18 320 4 1
296 4 9
  In 2,618 35   2,307 36  
  Total 5,225 70   4,587 72  
  SSS 68     68    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record: 67 P. Mullen

Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

Ballymote Golf Club won the Cecil Ewing Shield in 2003, when the team was, Ian Porter, Ciaran Dennedy, Graig Clarke, Paul O'Reilly, Tom Lavin, John Owens, Tony Ballintyne, Trevor Mattimoe, Pat Hough, Liam Dennedy and they were captained by Sean Henry. 

Ballymote won the All-Irelaqnd J. B. Carr Diamond Trophy at Woodenbridge G. C. in 1999, team was Noel Mullaney, T. Hunt, Michael Fitzpatrick, Tom Cannon, Bartley Cryan, Jimmy White, Paddy Kerins, Joe Fitzgerald, Alfie Banks, Gerry Sheridan and they were captained by Micky Cunnane. Seniors County Championship. 

Lady Captain Kitty Farren, Captain Manzoor Hussain and Mickie Guanne, qualified for the Mercedes Benz-Irish Independent Executive Golf Classic at The K Club in 1997, they finished 5th.

Paddy Mullen, Pat Ridge and Charlie Scanlon represented Connaught in the Carroll's Pro-Am at Portmarnock Golf Club in 1985 playing with Christy O'Connor Jnr. The club was represented by Charlie Scanlon, Paddy Mullen and Par Ridge.

Tommy Joe Hunt, Brian Kennedy and Stephen Cannon represented Connaught in the Carroll's Pro-Am at Portmarnock Golf Club in 1986 playing with my hero Seve Ballesteros.

History of Ballymote

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
Anne Harrison 1990 Ladies Captain
Tom Cannon 1990 Men's Captain
John Kilcoyne 1990 President
Brenda Duffy 1991 Ladies Captain
Nigel Cannon 1991 Men's Captain
John O'Connor 1991 President
Rosaleen Mullen 1992 Ladies Captain
Roy Hewitt 1992 Men's Captain
Kieran McGowan 1992 President
Christine Tighe 1993 Ladies Captain
James McGuinness 1993 Men's Captain
Billy Healy 1993 President
Cathy Flynn 1994 Ladies Captain
Owen Duffy 1994 Men's Captain
Gerry Sherdan 1994 President
Maureen Sheridan 1995 Ladies Captain
Stephen Cannon 1995 Men's Captain
Sean Henry 1995 President
Agnes Kennedy 1996 Ladies Captain
Damien Mullaney 1996 Men's Captain
Pat Mullen 1996 President
Kitty Farren 1997 Ladies Captain
Mansoon Hussain 1997 Men's Captain
James Lyons 1997 President
Christine Tighe  1998 Ladies Captain
Michael Sweeney 1998 Men's Captain
Dr. Julian Flynn 1998 President
Nance Tighe  1999 Ladies Captain
John Kielty 1999 Men's Captain
Padraic Hurley 1999 President
Mary Golden 2000 Ladies Captain
Ciaran Dennedy 2000 Men's Captain
Jimmy White 2000 President
Maureen Madden 2001 Ladies Captain
Sean Henry 2001 Men's Captain
Roy Hewitt 2001 President
Anne Costello 2002 Ladies Captain
Gerry Harte 2002 Men's Captain
Joe Stagg 2002 President
Brenda Duffy 2003 Ladies Captain
Nance Tighe 2003 Ladies President
Gerry Gillhooly 2003 Men's Captain
Alfie Parke 2003 President
Marie Ownes 2004 Ladies Captain
Liam Dennendy 2004 Men's Captain
Alfie Parke 2004 President
Ann Henry 2005 Ladies Captain
John McCarrick 2005 Men's Captain
Tom Lavin 2005 President
Mary O'Connor 2006 Ladies Captain
Kenneth Drury 2006 Men's Captain
Tom Lavin 2006 President
Owen Duffy 2007 Men's Captain
Michael Farrell 2007 President
Breege Scanlon 2008 Ladies Captain
Trevor Mattimoe 2008 Man's Captain
Micky Cunnane 2008 President
Maura O'Reilly 2009 Ladies Captain
Martin McGettrick 2009 Men's Captain
Micky Cunnane 2009 President
Breege Scanlon 2010 Ladies Captain
Padraic Hurley 2010 Men's Captain
Sean Henry 2010 President
Brenda Duffy 2011 Ladies Captain
Sean Ross 2011 Men's Captain
Sean Henry 2011 President
Carmel McGettrick 2012 Ladies Captain
Paul Saunders 2012 Men's Captain
John McCarrick 2012 President
Maura Murphy 2013 Ladies Captain
Alfie Parke 2013 Men's Captain
Eamon Scanlon 2013 President
Maura Horan 2014 Ladies Captain
Michael Connolly 2014 Men's Captain
Liam Dennedy 2014 President
Margaret Tonry 2015 Ladies Captain
Michael Connolly
2015 Men's Captain
Kenneth Drury
2015 President
Maura O’Reilly 2016 Ladies Captain
Joe Fitzgerald 2016 Men's Captain
Padraig Hurley
2016 President
Mary O'Connor
2017 Ladies Captain
John Fitzgerald 2017 Men's Captain
Padraig Hurley
2017 President
Mary Golden (16) 2017 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Paul O'Reilly  (5.4) 2017 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Ballymote

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Cathy Flynn 25 June 1999 11th   142 m
Karl Hughes 10 June 2000 13th   134 m
John Sexton June 2004      
John O'Connor July 2005      
Martin McGettrick 2013 3rd   128 m
Gerry Harte