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Castleknock golf club Dublin

Castleknock golf course Dublin

Castleknock Golf Course

Castleknock Club Crest

In the grounds of Sommerton House in County Dublin built into a mature parkland. The Course has been built to USGA standards and is playable all year round due to superb drainage irrigation built under the course.

There are 10 Acres of Lakes which come into play on 7 Holes, in fact the 16thand 18thpar 3's are played right over lakes.

Castleknock Golf Club the driest parkland course you'll play. Open all year round with no mats or temporary greens, if other courses are closed we are open. Our greens are constructed to the highest USGA recommendations and are subtly contoured and seeded with creeping bentgrass allowing for fast greens all year round.
Just 20 minutes from Airport and 7km from the city centre, adjacent to Dublin's famous Phoenix Park, with spectacular views overlooking Liffey Valley and the Dublin Mountains Castleknock Golf Club is Dublin's finest golfing address.

There is a chipping green of 800 sq.metres and a practice green of sq. 1,000 metres.

Castleknock was voted the No. 99-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2012;

Castleknock was voted the No. 63-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2009;

Castleknock was voted the No. 74-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2008;

  • Golf Deals » Castleknock

  • Stay & Play @ Castleknock Hotel & Country Club €332.00

    Offer valid from 01 Apr 2022 to 31 Oct 2024 Detail:

    1-Night B&B with 1 Game of Golf: 
    This one night Golfers Midweek Package includes:
    One Night Accommodation, Extensive hot and cold Full Irish Breakfast the next morning. One game of golf per adult in Castleknock Golf Club located onsite. Complimentary guest parking. Complimentary WIFI. Full use of Tonic Health Club including fitness centre, pool, sauna, steam-room and Jacuzzi (please note sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi are currently closed due to government guidelines). Cancel free up to 24 hours prior to arrival. From: €332pps

Green Fees Monday to Thursday: €50
Green Fees Weekends & B. H.: €60
Green Fees Sunday:
€60
Society Green Fees Monday. to Thursday: €50
Society Green Fees Weekends & B. H.: €60
Green Fees with a Member Weekdays: €29
Green Fees with a Member Weekends: €39
Green Fees for Opens: €45
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: €40 Yes
Buggy Hire: €30 Yes
Soft Spikes: Yes
Open For Membership: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €2,100
Full Couples Membership Fee: €3,200
Full 7-Day Flexible Membership Fee: €1,825
Full 5-Day Flexible Membership Fee: €1,100
Full Student 18-23 Membership Fee: €800
Full Junior 15-17 Membership Fee: €325
Full Juvenile 8-14 Membership Fee: €275
Joining Fee: €500
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 150
Designer Jonathan Gaunt & Marnoch
Founded 2005
Address

Sommerton,
Dublin 15

Telephone 01-6408736
Email info@castleknockgolfclub.ie
Website Castleknock golf club website
Director of Golf: Warren Ryan
Captain: Michael Clancy
Lady Captain: Margo O’Donoghue
President: Jack Creaner
Boys Junior Captain: Jack
Girls Junior Captain: Sadhb
Vice-Captains':  &
Hon. Secretary: Jim Renynolds & Vivien Lee
Club Pro: Hugh Feeney
Hon. Treasurer: Pauric Glennon & Ann Robinson
Comp. Secretary: Liam Maher & Sinead Corley
Castleknock Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:53.366123
Long:-6.403613
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 8.00am to 11.30pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: None
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other Days Pre-booking for open Tournaments: 14 Days in advance

Castleknock Golf Club Fixtures 2024 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2024 (to be Confirmed)        
Event* Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Saturday 23 March
  Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Saturday 1 June   Closed 1
Captain's Prize Saturday 24 August
  Closed 1
President's Prize Sunday 15 June
  Closed 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 16 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 23 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 30 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 6 February
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 13 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 20 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 27 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 5 March
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 12 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 19 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 26 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 2 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 9 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 16 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 23 April
  Open 1
Fourball Betterball Sunday 27 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 30 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 7 May   Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Friday 8 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 14 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 21 May
  Open 1
3-Person Team Event Wednesday 22 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 28 May
  Open 1
Start of Open Week Tuesday 4 June Sunday 9 June Open 5
Singles Stableford Tuesday 4 June  
Open 1
9-Hole Singles Stableford Wednesday 5 June   Open 1
Seniors Singles Stableford Thursday 6 June   Open 1
4-Person Team Event Friday 7 June   Open 1
Junior Scratch Cup Sunday 9 June   Open 1
Inter. Scratch Cup Sunday 9 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 11 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 18 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 25 June   Open 1
Leinster Men's & Women's Senior Cup Qualifying (N) Sunday 30 June   G.I. 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 2 July   Open 1
Senior Scratch Cup Saturday 6 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 9 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 16 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 23 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuessday 30 July
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 6 August   Open 1
Ladies 4-Ball Betterball Wednesday 7 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 13 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 20 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 27 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 3 September   Open 1
ITICA Pro-Am Monday 9 September
  IPGA 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 10 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 17 September
  Open 1
Senior Scratch Cup Saturday 21 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 24 September
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 1 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 8 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 15 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 22 October
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 29 October
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 5 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 12 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 19 November
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 25 November
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 3 December   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 10 December   Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 72 SSS 72 6,379 yd's
Red Par 71 SSS 72 5,428 yd's
Green Par 72 SSS 70 5,974 yd's
Blue Par 72 SSS 73 6,703 yd's

Card

Hole No. Blue White Green Par Index Red Par Index
1 312 297 287 4 16 276 4 15
2 591 575 553 5 4 521
5 5
3 219 197 173 3 8 151 3 9
4 442 422 402 4 2 381 4 1
5 307 297 287 4 18 272 4 13
6 479 469 444 5 14 400 5 7
7 208 198 169 3 10 96 3 17
8 596 569 540 5 6 489 5 3
9 173 151 135 3 12 121 3 11
Out 3,327 3,175 2,990 36   2,707 36  
10 521 488 478 5 11 457 5 6
11 158 151 139 3 15 111 3 12
12 382 358 348 4 5 317 4 18
13 331 322 299 4 13 275 4 10
14 467 456 414 4 1 390 4 2
15 350 328 302 4 17 276 4 16
16 506 482 456 5 7 426 5 8
17 464 437 408 4 3 362 4 4
18 197 182 140 3 9 117 3 14
In 3,376 3,204 2,984 36   2,731 36  
Total 6,703 6,379 5,974 72   5,438 72  
SSS 73 72 70     72    

Notable rounds

                 Mens Course record: Rob Morgan 61 26/09/2021

                 Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

Castleknock Golf Club reached the All-Ireland Quarter-Finals of the Barton Shield at Dun Laoghaire Golf Club on Thursday 7th September 2023 when they lost out to Lisburn Golf Club by 4-holes. Lisburn went on to win the All-Ireland Final the following day when they beat Carton House by 1-hole.
In the top match, Paul Coughlan with James Mitten ended all square against Chris Moulds with James Mulholland and in the bottom match; Quentin Carew with Ian O'Connell lost their match by 4-holes against Aaron Marshall with Ryan Symington.

Castleknock Golf Club won the Regional Final of the Leinster North Barton Shield on Sunday 13th August 2023 when they beat Forrest Little Golf Club 2-up

Quentin Carew & Paul Coughlan were selected on the Leinster Interprovincial Championship team at Moyvalley Golf Club from Tuesday 29th August to Thursday 31st August 2023.
Other members of the team were Marc Boucher (Carton House Golf Club), Robert Brazill (Naas Golf Club), Evan Farrell (Co. Louth Golf Club), Patrick Keeling (Roganstown Golf Club), Eoin Murphy (Dundalk Golf Club) and Jake Whelan (Grange Golf Club).
They were Captained by Harry McAlinden (Bray Golf Club) and Managed by Michael Maher (Luttrellstown Castle Golf Club). 

Castleknock Golf Club qualified for the All-Ireland Barton Shield deciders played at Tramore Golf Club on Thursday 1st September 2022.
They were drawn against Roscommon Golf Club in the All-Ireland Quarter-Finals and won their match by 2-holes.
First on the tee was Paul Coughlin with Quintin Carew who had a 3-hole win against Allen and David Hill they were followed by Ian O’Connell with Ruairi Kennelly who lost their match by 1-hole against Simon Walker with Enda Daly.
They met Cork Golf Club in the All-Ireland Semi-Final on the Friday and had a 5-hole win against the Lee-Siders.
First on the tee was Paul Coughlin with Quintin Carew against Ian O’Rourke with Brian Kelleher who had a 4-hole win and were followed by Ian O’Connell with Ruairi Kennelly who had a 1-hole win against Gary O’Flaherty with Morgan Cain. 
They met fellow Dublin Club in the All-Ireland decider and lost out by 4-holes to the Rathfarnham Club.
First on the tee was Paul Coughlin with Quinten Carew who lost their match by 1-hole against Alex Gleeson with Ross McKeever the bottom match of Ruairi Kennedy with Ian O’Connell against Peter McKeever with Jack Walsh went 3-holes to Castle and with it the chance of Castleknock’s First Club Green Pennant.  

Quentin Carew won the Irish Amateur Close Championship at Headfort Golf Club on Wednesday 17th August 2022 when he beat Hugh Foley of The Royal Dublin Golf Club on the 20th Hole, what a win, considering he shot rounds of 76 & 75 in the qualifiers, nobody say him coming, well done Quentin.

History of Castleknock

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
  2006 Ladies Captain
  2006 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2006 President
Maureen Black 2007 Ladies Captain
John Sherwood 2007 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2007 President
Terry Smyth 2008 Ladies Captain
Paul Tobin 2008 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2008 President
Clare Garrihy 2009 Ladies Captain
Martin Moore 2009 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2009 President
Miriam Rogers 2010 Ladies Captain
Michael Galvin  2010 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2010 President
Brid Fallon 2011 Ladies Captain
George Coombes 2011 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2011 President
Rita O'Dwyer 2012 Ladies Captain
Dermot Conlon 2012 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2012 President
Eilish O'Sullivan 2013 Ladies Captain
Brendan Hudson 2013 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2013 President
Mairead Butler 2014 Ladies Captain
Michael Lacey 2014 Men's Captain
Paul Monahan 2014 President
Patricia McCormack 2015 Ladies Captain
Jack Creaner 2015 Men's Captain
Pat O'Donnell
2015 President
Rosaleen Geaney
2016 Ladies Captain
Johnny Craven 2016 Men's Captain
Pat O'Donnell
2016 President
Jakie Russell 2017 Ladies Captain
Anthony O'Connell 2017 Men's Captain
Pat O'Donnell 2017 President
RichellaBoggan 2018 Ladies Captain
Lorcan Brophy 2018 Men's Captain
Bernard Hudson 2018 President
Eithne Cusack 2019 Ladies Captain
Garrett Cooke 2019 Men's Captain
Bernard Hudson 2019 President
Linda O'Keefffe 2020 Ladies Captain
Joseph Lavelle 2020 Men's Captain
Jack Creaner 2020 President
Ann Robinson 2021 Ladies Captain
Gerry Robinson
2021 Men's Captain
Jack Creaner 2021 President
Margo O’Donoghue 2022 Ladies Captain
Michael Clancy 2022 Men's Captain
  2022 President
Jack 2022 Boys Junior Captain
Sadhb 2022 Girls Junior Captain
  2023 Ladies Captain
  2023 Men's Captain
  2023 President
  2023 Boys Junior Captain
  2023 Girls Junior Captain
  2024 Ladies Captain
  2024 Men's Captain
  2024 President
  2024 Boys Junior Captain
  2024 Girls Junior Captain
Sarah Lacey (4)
2024 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Robert Moran 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Ruairi Kennelly 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Ian O'Connell 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Luke Curran 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Quentin Carew 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Paul Coughlan (-3.5) 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Dylan Brophy (-2.5)
2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Andrew Mulholland (0.5) 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Michael O'Donovan (0.6) 2024 Lowest Men's H'cap
Odhran Mullan (4.3)
2024 Lowest Men's H'cap

Holes in One at Castleknock

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Martin Moore Jr. 25 May 2007  9th   151 yd's
Michael Devitt 18 August 2007 7th   169 yd's
Frederic Pelanne 2 January 2009 3rd   172 yd's
Bernard Byrne 29 April 2021 11th   151 yd's
Moises Souza Cruz 26 July 2021 9th   151 yd's
Rena O'Brien 13 October 2021 18th   117 yd's
Patrick Kavanagh 19 October 2021      
Darragh Spain 15 November 2021 18th   182 yd's
Catherine Bradwell 2 February 2022 7th   96 yd's
John Davey 26 April 2022      
Frank Farrelly 14 July 2022      
 Oisín Wiseman 8 January 2023 7th   169 yd's
 Shay Lynam 18 May 2023 9th   151 yd's