Arklow golf club Wicklow

Arklow golf course Wicklow

Arklow Golf Course

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Designed by Eddie Hackett and Eddie Connaughton Arklow Golf Course is a relatively short track, measuring 6,505 yd’s with a Par of 69 and a Standard Scratch of 69. It is a tightly routed links with fine views of the Irish See and the Wicklow Mountains in the distance. Water crosses seven holes and comes into play on three holes. Arklow comprises five Par threes and the finishing hole is the only Par 5 measuring 486 meters. The feature hole is the 17th at 408 m a dogleg left requiring a well placed tee shot and a long second to get home in regulation.
Arklow Golf Club has a fine clubhouse with excellent catering facilities where the visitor is assured of a warm welcome.

Arklow was voted the No. 57-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2014 (Up-4);

Arklow was voted the No. 61-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2013 (Up-4);

Arklow was voted the No. 65-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2012;

Arklow was voted the No. 62-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2010;

Arklow was voted the  No. 29-Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2010, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

Arklow was voted the No. 83-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2009;

Arklow was voted the  No. 29-Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2009, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

Arklow was voted the No. 99-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2008;

Arklow was voted the  No. 29-Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2008, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

 

Green Fees Monday to Friday: €25
Green Fees Saturday & B.H.: €35
Green Fees Early Bird & Twilight:
€20
Green Fees Couples Midweek:
€45
Green Fees Couples Weekends:
€60
Green Fees with a Member: €15/20
Green Fees for Opens: €20
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: No
Buggy Hire: Yes
Soft Spikes: No
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €880
Full Membership Fee: €599
Entrance Fee: None
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 843
Designer Eddie Hackett & Eddie Connaughton
Founded 1927
Address

Abbeylands,
Arklow,
Co. Wicklow

Telephone 0402-32492
Email info@arklowgolflinks.com
Website Arklow golf club website

 

Office Manager: Isabella Fleming
Captain: Darren Ryan
Lady Captain: Catherine Butler
Presidents': Chris Davitt & Teresa O'Toole
Vice-Captains': Noel O'Byrne & Deidre Kellegher
Hon. Secretary: Dave Canavan & Nellie Ivory
Club Pro: None
Hon. Treasurer: Tommy Dunne & Deirdre Kelleher
Comp. Secretary: Ciaran O'Hart & Bernie Darcy
Arklow Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:52.787994
Long:-6.147580
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

 

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: Daylight to Dark
Mobile phones: Not on course or in clubhouse Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: Saturdays pm & Sundays
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other Days Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance



Arklow Golf Club Fixtures 2014 provisional*

Confirmed        
Event* Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Sunday 5 January   Closed 1
Lady President's Prize Friday 6 June   Closed 1
President's Prize Saturday 14 June   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Friday 4 July   Closed 1
Captain's Prize Saturday 5 July   Closed 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 3 January   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 7 January   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 10 January   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 14 January   Open 1
IPGA Winter Series 2 Thursday 16 January   IPGA 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 17 January   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 24 January   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 28 January   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 29 January
  Open 1
Seniors Thursday 30 January   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 31 January
  Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 4 February   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 7 February   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 11 February   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 14 February   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 18 February   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 21 February   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 25 February   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 26 February Thursday 27 February Open 1
Seniors Thursday 27 February   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 28 February
  Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 4 March   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 7 March   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 11 March   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 14 March   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Monday 17 March   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 18 March   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 21 March   Open 1
15-Hole Fourball Stableford Tuesday 25 March   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Wednesday 26 March   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 26 March Thursday 27 March Open 1
Seniors Thursday 27 March   Open 1
L. & G. 15-Hole 3-Person Team Event Friday 28 March   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 1 April   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 4 April   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 8 April   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 11 April   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 15 April   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 18 April Sunday 21 April
Open 4
3-Person Team Event Saturday 19 April
Open 1
3-Person Team Event Sunday 20 April   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Sunday 21 April   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 22 April   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 23 April   Open 1
Seniors Thursday 24 April
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 25 April   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 29 April   Open 1
4-Person Team Event Friday 2 May Monday 5 May
Open 4
4-Person Team Event Saturday 3 May
Open 1
4-Person Team Event Sunday 4 May   Open 1
4-Person Team Event Monday 5 May   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 6 May   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 9 May   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 13 May   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 16 May   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 20 May   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 23 May   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 27 May   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 28 May
  Open 1
Seniors Thursday 29 April
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 30 May   Open 1
Fourball Saturday 31 May
  Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 3 June   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 6 June   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Monday 9 June   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 10 June   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 13 June   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 17 June   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 20 June   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 24 June   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 25 June
  Open 1
Seniors Thursday 26 June
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 27 June   Open 1
4-Person Scramble Saturday 28 June   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 1 July   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 4 July   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 8 July   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 11 July   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 15 July   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 18 July   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 22 July   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 25 July   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 29 July   Open 1
Start of Open Week Wednesday 30 July Sunday 10 August Open 12
Seniors Wednesday 30 July   Open 1
Open Week Thursday 31 July   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 1 August   Open 1
Open Week Saturday 2 August   Open 1
Open Week Sunday 3 August   Open 1
Open Week Monday 4 August   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 5 August   Open 1
Open Week Wednesday 6 August   Open 1
Open Week Thursday 7 August   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 8 August   Open 1
Open Week Saturday 9 August   Open 1
Open Week Sunday 10 August   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 12 August   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 15 August   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 19 August   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 22 August   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 26 August   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Wednesday 27 August   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 27 August
  Open 1
Seniors Thursday 28 August
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 29 August   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 2 September   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 5 September   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 9 September   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 12 September   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 16 September   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 19 September   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 23 September   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Wednesday 24 September   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 24 September
  Open 1
Seniors Thursday 25 September
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 26 September   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 30 September
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 3 October   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 7 October   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 10 October   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 14 October   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 17 October   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 21 October   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Wednesday 22 October   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 24 October   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 28 October   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 29 October
  Open 1
Seniors Thursday 30 October   Open 1
4-Person Team Event Friday 31 October
Monday 3 November
Open 4
4-Person Team Event Saturday 1 November
Open 1
4-Person Team Event Sunday 2 November   Open 1
4-Person Team Event Monday 3 November   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 4 November   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 7 November   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 11 November   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 14 November   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 18 November   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 21 November   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 25 November   Open 1
Ladies Seniors 50+ Wednesday 26 November   Open 1
Seniors Wednesday 26 November   Open 1
Seniors Thursday 27 November
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 28 November   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 2 December   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 5 December   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 9 December   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 12 December   Open 1
Fourball Tuesday 16 December   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 19 December   Open 1
3-Person Team Event Friday 26 December   Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 69 SSS 68 6,074 yd's
Red Par 72 SSS 70 5,440 yd's
Blue Par 69 SSS 69 6,505 yd's

Card

Name Hole No. Blue White Par Index Red Par Index
The Potteries 1 406 381 4 10 362 4 4
The Graveyard 2 446 397 4 6 406 5 13
Punch Bowl 3 198 179 3 8 157 3 8
Road Hole 4 370 345 4 11 315 4 12
Humps and Hollows 5 437 421 4 3 404 5 17
Out of Sight 6 437 387 4 4 323 4 10
The Burren 7 156 127 3 17 115 3 14
The Valley 8 343 331 4 15 323 4 2
Warren Loch 9 192 179 3 14 165 3 16
  Out 2,985 2,747 33   2,570 35  
Don's Pride 10 421 384 4 9 336 4 11
Nice 'n' Easy 11 158 147 3 18 140 3 15
The Hanging Stone 12 412 397 4 5 340 4 5
Chapel Hogan 13 202 167 3 13 106 3 18
The Spinney 14 364 353 4 16 339 4 7
Sly's Gallows 15 450 418 4 2 401 5 6
The Brow 16 515 495 5 7 474 5 1
Janie's 17 444 431 4 1 322 4 3
The Sconce 18 554 535 5 12 412 5 9
  In 3,520 3,327 36   2,870 37  
  Total 6,505 6,074 69   5,440 72  
  SSS 69 68     71    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record: Am. 65 Johnny Groomes 1994

Ladies Course Record: 65 Susan Byrne

Members Achievements

Lady Captain, Anne Hosey (12), Captain Tommy Dunne (13) and Honorary Secretary, Brendan Timmons (5), were second in the Regional Qualifiers of the Mercedes-Benz-Irish Independent Executive Trophy with 72 points at Mount Juliet in July 2002. They went on to play in the National Finals at The K Club on August 12th.

Congratulations to William Hunt-Tyrell, who won the Druid's Glen-Irish Independent Club Golfer of the Month for April 2001. He received a beautiful limited edition painting by Robert Ballagh of one of the holes on Druid's Glen course for his achievement.
Willie a 5 handicapper qualified for the finals of the Irish Remax Long-Drive Championship at Kilkenny Golf Club when he drove the ball 356 yd’s into a gentle breeze. Then in the Final at Slieve Russell in September 2001 he hit the ball 360 yd’s to book his place in the World Championship in Las Vegas in October.

Ann Hosey emerged triumphant at Adare Manor Golf & Country Club, in the Irish final of the Peugeot Challenge Cup in August 2001. She returned a fine score of 71 nett to book her place in the Grand Final in Paris in September. At the Disneyland Paris course Ann became World Champion. She returned a 69 net to become the first Irish Woman to win the world final of the Peugeot Challenge Cup. Well done Ann. 

Lady Captain Teresa O'Toole, Captain Kevin Carroll and Brendan Timmons came 9th in the National Final of the Mercedes Benz-Irish Independent Executive Trophy at the K Club on the 13th of August 2001. They returned a score of 72 points which was three off the winners.

Arklow Golf Club won the Leinster Final of the Irish Junior Cup at Laytown & Bettystown in 1990, when the team was Chris Doyle, Trevor O'Sullivan, Ray Murphy, Derek Kavanagh, Jimmy Gilbert, Tommy Kealy and Walter Gilbert, they were selected by John Grooms, Billy Woodhouse and Mick Daly.

Arklow won the Brennan Cup in 1998, when the team was Liam Murphy, Kevin Hosey, John O'Halloran, Jim Doyle, Martin Lipsett, Eddie Howlin, Tom Graham, Brendan Timmons, Tom Carty, Liam Byrne, they were managed by Billy Woodhouse.

They were County Champions in the J. B. Carr Diamond Trophy in 1997, when the team was Tom Walsh, Jimmy Kenny, Paddy Dennehy, Paddy Kelly, Tommy Wixted, Timmy Weadick, Turlo Nicholson, Eddie Howlin, Declan McDonough, Paddy Lipsett and Willie Humphries, they were managed by John O'Halloran.

They were runners-up in the Provincial Towns in 1984 and 1993.

The Ladies of Arklow Golf Club won the All-Ireland Ulster Bank Ladies Fourball in 1998. They won the Midland Plate in 1990, when the team was T. O'Toole, M. T. Pierce, G. Evans, M. Tancred, C. Ledwidge, J. McElheron, B. Roberts and T. Kelly. They won it again in 1991, with E. Woodhouse, K. Hurley, J. McElheron, P. Dillon, M. Tancred, M. Keating and M. Tancred.

Members who played representative golf for Country or Province;

J. Groome represented Leinster at Senior Interprovincial level in 1996 playing 1-time won 0-matches and lost 1-match accumulating 0-points;

J. Doyle represented Leinster as a Youth Interprovincial from 1972 to 1973;

Kenny Lewis represented Leinster as a Youth Interprovincial from 1976 to 1977 playing 4-times won 1-match halved one and lost 2-matches accumulating 3-points;

Ann O'Riordan played for the Irish Girls in 1984;

Denise McCarthy played for the Irish Girls in 1985;

History of Arklow

Founded 1927, affiliated 1927.

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
M. Keating 1990 Ladies Captain
P. Hurley 1990 Ladies President
P. Lipsett 1990 Men's Captain
F. Kaye 1990 President
Beatrice Duffy 1991 Ladies Captain
D. Scott 1991 Ladies President
P. Dennehy 1991 Men's Captain
D. Killeen 1991 President
Margaret Hagan 1992 Ladies Captain
L. Timmons 1992 Ladies President
M. Holt 1992 Men's Captain
P. J. Kavanagh 1992 President
Trudy Kelly 1993 Ladies Captain
N. Quinn 1993 Ladies President
J. O'Halloran 1993 Men's Captain
B. D. Hart 1993 President
Martina TancRed 1994 Ladies Captain
M. O'Connor 1994 Ladies President
Kevin Hosey 1994 Men's Captain
Kevin Harte 1994 President
Glenys Evans 1995 Ladies Captain
J. Mullett 1995 Ladies President
Liam Murphy 1995 Men's Captain
Eddie Gleeson 1995 President
Kay Hurley 1996 Ladies Captain
E. Woodhouse 1996 Ladies President
E. J. Howlin 1996 Men's Captain
Eamon O'Brien 1996 President
E. Woodhouse 1997 Ladies Captain
Kay Hurley 1997 Ladies President
B. Woodhouse 1997 Men's Captain
Barry Hickson 1997 President
Patricia Daly 1998 Ladies Captain
Catherine Ledwidge 1998 Ladies President
Tim Hurley 1998 Men's Captain
Barry Hickson 1998 President
Susan Byrne 1999 Ladies Captain
Trudy Kelly 1999 Ladies President
Tom Graham 1999 Men's Captain
Declan Walker 1999 President
Monica Sandilands 2000 Ladies Captain
Margaret Hagan 2000 Ladies President
Barry Hickson 2000 Men's Captain
Teresa O'Toole 2001 Ladies Captain
P. Hurley 2001 Ladies President
Kevin Carroll 2001 Men's Captain
Ann Hosey 2002 Ladies Captain
N. Quinn 2002 Ladies President
Tommy Dunne 2002 Men's Captain
P. Dennehy 2002 President
Mary Collins 2003 Ladies Captain
Marion O'Connor 2003 Ladies President
Tony Hewitt 2003 Men's Captain
John O'Halloran 2003 President
Denise Byrne 2004 Ladies Captain
Maura Ivanoff 2004 Ladies President
Dave Williams 2004 Men's Captain
John Holt 2004 President
Monica Leydon 2005 Ladies Captain
May Hurley 2005 Ladies President
Joe Holt 2005 Men's Captain
Tommy Dunne 2005 President
Siobhan Murphy 2006 Ladies Captain
Mairead O'Sullivan 2006 Ladies President
Eddie Gleeson 2006 Men's Captain
John Horan 2006 President
M. McGuinness 2007 Ladies Captain
Iris Martin 2007 Ladies President
Jimmy TancRed 2007 Men's Captain
William Nolan 2007 President
Doreen Wixted 2008 Ladies Captain
Iris Martin 2008 Ladies President
Joe Sandilands 2008 Men's Captain
William Nolan 2008 President
Sophia Egan 2009 Ladies Captain
Iris Martin 2009 Ladies President
William Nolan 2009 Men's Captain
Gay Tobin 2009 President
Nellie Ivory 2010 Ladies Captain
Stephanie Graham 2010 Ladies President
Chris McCarthy 2010 Men's Captain
John Wixted 2010 President
Rosemary Redmond 2011 Ladies Captain
Marie Rogan 2011 Ladies President
Sean Byrne 2011 Men's Captain
Tom Tancred 2011 President
Ann McMahon 2012 Ladies Captain
  2012 Ladies President
Noel Griffin 2012 Men's Captain
John Redmond 2012 President
Catherine Dunne 2013 Ladies Captain
Doreen Wixted 2013 Ladies President
David Canavan 2013 Men's Captain
James Tancred 2013 President
Catherine Butler 2014 Ladies Captain
Teresa O'Toole 2014 Ladies President
Darren Ryan 2014 Men's Captain
Chris Davitt 2014 President
Susan Byrne (10) 2014 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Paddy Delaney 2014 Lowest Men's Handicap
Johnny Groomes (0) 2014 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Arklow

Holes-in-One Sponsores by The Bridge House Hotel

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
C. Doyle   11th   145 m
Noel Guilfoyle 5 April 1997 11th   159 m
P. J. Weadick 2 August 1999 13th   169 m
Timmy Weadick 7 May 2000 7th   150 m
K. Fitzpatrick 1 June 2000 7th   129 m
Padraig Donoghue 17 June 2000 3rd   130 m
Eileen Bates 1 August 2000 11th   150 m
Billy Neill 1 August 2000 13th   169 m
G. Cosgrave 2 July 2002 7th   129 m
T. Woodhouse 7 July 2002 3rd   150 m
Nicola Cantwell 15 August 2002 3rd   130 m
M. Doyle 1 September 2002 3rd   150 m
P. Ree 12 January 2003      
Pat Grant 6 April 2003 11th   185 m
Walter Walker 7 August 2003 11th   160 m
Sorca O’Neill 27 October 2003 9th   178 m
Jimmy Dunne 31 March 2004 11th   161 m
Willie Nolan 12 April 2004 3rd   142 m
Brian McKenna 5 September 2004 7th   135 m
Frank Crumlish 30 November 2004 9th   175 m
Noel Byrne 23 August 2005 13th   190 m
Dave Wolohan 1 April 2008 13th   169 m
Alyse McCarthy 31 November 2008 7th   111 m