Kilkee golf club Clare

Kilkee golf course Clare

Kilkee Golf Course

Kilkee Club Crest

Kilkee Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole championship standard course laid out in an idyllic setting on the cliffs of County Clare in the West of Ireland with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Consisting of partly links and partly cliff-top each of the 18-holes has a very distinctive approach.

The 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th holes have the Atlantic Ocean as the principal water-hazard. While the back tee makes Kilkee a tough challenge for good golfers the forward tee gives the learner and improving golfer a chance to bring in a good score.

Kilkee has completed its new clubhouse offering the golfer every amenity. The visitor to Kilkee is assured of the warmest of Clare welcomes and an enjoyable game of golf.

Green Fees Midweek: €20
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €25
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: €400
Country/Associate: €350
Entrance Fee: None
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 495
Designer Eddie Hackett & Arthur Spring
Founded 1896
Address

East End,
Kilkee,
Co. Clare

Telephone 065-9056048
Email kilkeegolfclub@eircom.net
Website Kilkee golf club website
Secretary/Manager: Patrick McInerney
Captain: Pat Haugh
Lady Captain: Emer Gilligan
President: Noel Daly
Vice-Captains':
John Lynch & Dympna Walsh
 
Hon. Secretary: Patrick J. McInerney, Kevin O'Connor &
Marion Kennedy
Club Pro: Shop
Hon. Treasurer: John McGuire, Tom Carr & Irene Neylon
Comp. Secretary: John McGuire & Emer Gilligan
Kilkee Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:52.690536
Long:-9.651747
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am 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: Midweek & Weekends Pre-booking for open Tournaments: 14 Days in advance

Kilkee Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (to be Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Sunday 16 April
  Closed 1
Captain's Prize Saturday 15 July   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Sunday 13 August   Closed 1
Captain's Prize to the Ladies
Thursday 17 August   Closed 1
President's Prize Saturday 2 September
  Closed 1
Mixed Foursomes Saturday 3 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 8 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 15 June   Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Saturday 17 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 22 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 29 June   Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Thursday 30 June   Open
1
Singles Stableford Thursday 6 July   Open 1
Start of Open Week Friday 7 July Thursday 13 July Open 7
Mixed Scotch Foursomes Friday 7 July   Open 1
Fourball Betterball Saturday 8 July   Open 1
Fourball re-entry Sunday 9 July   Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Monday 10 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford
Tuesday 11 July   Open 1
Mixed Foursomes Wednesday 12 July   Open 1
Singles Strokes
Thursday 13 July
Open 1
Course Development Classic Friday 21 July Saturday 22 July Open 2
Course Development Classic Saturday 22 July   Open 1
Start of Men's Matchplay Monday 24 July Wednesday 26 July Open 3
Men's Matchplay Monday 24 July   Open 1
Men's Matchplay Tuesday 25 July   Open 1
Men's Matchplay Wednesday 26 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 27 July   Open 1
Men's Matchplay Final
Saturday 29 July   Open 1
Roadbridge Classic Saturday 29 July Sunday 30 July Open 2
Roadbridge Classic Sunday 30 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 3 August   Open 1
Junior Scratch Cup Saturday 5 August   Open 1
Inter. Scratch Cup Saturday 5 August   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 10 August   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 17 August   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 24 August   Open 1
St. Senan´s GAA Classic Sunday 3 September
  Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 70 SSS 68 5,555 m
Yellow Par 70 SSS 67 5,175 m
Red Par 71 SSS 69 4,526 m

Card

Hole No. White Yellow Par Index Red Par Index
1 341 325 4 9 296 4 12
2 443 402 5 5 338 5 2
3 292 254 4 17 218 4 14
4 165 155 3 7 107 3 18
5 402 374 4 1 347 5 6
6 374 357 4 3 304 4 4
7 153 133 3 11 112 3 8
8 313 306 4 13 266 4 16
9 150 140 3 15 130 3 10
Out 2,633 2,456 34   2,118 35  
10 279 269 4 18 209 4 13
11 156 149 3 10 127 3 17
12 468 414 5 8 405 5 5
13 366 323 4 6 311 4 7
14 433 417 5 14 354 5 3
15 387 370 4 2 326 4 1
16 125 119 3 16 119 3 15
17 365 333 4 4 280 4 9
18 343 335 4 12 278 4 11
In 2,922 2,729 36   2,408 36  
Total 5,555 5,157 70   4,526 71  
SSS 68 67     69    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record: Am: 68 D. Nagle & N. Cotter

Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

History of Kilkee

Instituted 1889 affiliated 1910

There is some confusion as to when golf was first played at Kilkee Golf Club. There is a reference in The "Irish Golfer" on 18th October, 1899, it refers to "some ten years ago, Mr. Alexander Shaw might have been seen learning the alphabet of golf on the breezy down of Kilkee, under the tuition of Mr. Douglas Driver, of  Daller

Others would argue that it was the Summer course of Limerick Golf Club (founded in 1891) before they moved to Lahinch.
The "Golfing Annual" 1895-96 records, "A nine-hole course, with good bunkers and hazards, has been laid out along the cliffs across the Bay from Kilkee

The "Sporting Holiday Guide" 1897 records "The club has only recently been formed (May 1896), and the course was laid out in June, a nine-hole one and is situated along the cliffs.

Either was the original club floundered, in 1903 a new club was formed, with the Rev. R. S. S. Ross Lewin as Hon. Secretary. The club remained at that location for thirty-four years until it moved to its present location at the east end.

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
Mary Flynn 1990 Ladies Captain
Vincent Collins 1990 Men's Captain
Joe Hayes 1990 President
Rose Collins 1991 Ladies Captain
James Tweedy 1991 Men's Captain
Patrick Reid 1991 President
Maura Grady 1992 Ladies Captain
Stan O'Neill 1992 Men's Captain
Patrick Reid 1992 President
Deirdre Whelan 1993 Ladies Captain
Dermot O'Reilly 1993 Men's Captain
Thomas O'Rourke 1993 President
Alice Le Bas 1994 Ladies Captain
Ted Sh eils 1994 Men's Captain
Thomas O'Rourke 1994 President
Ita Mangan 1995 Ladies Captain
Sean De Cleir 1995 Men's Captain
James Tweedy 1995 President
Ita Mangan 1996 Ladies Captain
Patrick McInerney 1996 Men's Captain
James Tweedy 1996 President
Kay Joyce 1997 Ladies Captain
Eddie Clohessy 1997 Men's Captain
Donal McMahon 1997 President
Helen Guerin 1998 Ladies Captain
Noel Daly 1998 Men's Captain
Donal McMahon 1998 President
Mary Daly 1999 Ladies Captain
Kieran Walsh 1999 Men's Captain
Tom Lillis 1999 President
Mary Arthur 2000 Ladies Captain
John Mcguire 2000 Men's Captain
Tom Lillis 2000 President
Anne O'Leary 2001 Ladies Captain
James Lowe 2001 Men's Captain
J. Williams 2001 President
Patricia McDonnell 2002 Ladies Captain
Patrick O'Brien 2002 Men's Captain
J. Williams 2002 President
Marie Mcguire 2003 Ladies Captain
Gerry O'Halloran 2003 Men's Captain
Patrick McInerney 2003 President
Helen Hanrahan 2004 Ladies Captain
Michael Comyns 2004 Men's Captain
Patrick McInerney 2004 President
Della O'Connell 2005 Ladies Captain
Eric McNamara 2005 Men's Captain
Vincent Collins 2005 President
Kathleen O'Connor 2006 Ladies Captain
Stephen Byrne 2006 Men's Captain
Vincent Collins 2006 President
Kathleen O'Connor 2007 Ladies Captain
John Keane 2007 Men's Captain
Michael Guerin 2007 President
Nancy McNamara 2008 Ladies Captain
Tom Carr 2008 Men's Captain
Michael Guerin 2008 President
Carol Phelan 2009 Ladies Captain
Mick Mullane 2009 Men's Captain
Maurice Mangan 2009 President
Nuala Gaffiney 2010 Ladies Captain
Michael Culligan 2010 Men's Captain
Maurice Mangan 2010 President
Angela O'Connell 2011 Ladies Captain
Pat Cronin 2011 Men's Captain
Jim O'Riordan 2011 President
Irene Neylon 2012 Ladies Captain
George Roche 2012 Men's Captain
Jim O'Riordan 2012 President
Ann Boyle 2013 Ladies Captain
Gerard O'Flynn 2013 Men's Captain
Kieran Walshe 2013 President
Helen O'Dea 2014 Ladies Captain
Michael Reidy 2014 Men's Captain
Kieran Walshe 2014 President
Yvonne McGann 2015 Ladies Captain
Michael Morrissey 2015 Men's Captain
Noel Daly
2015 President
Grainne Mulryan 2016 Ladies Captain
Pat Bennett
2016 Men's Captain
Noel Daly 2016 President
Emer Gilligan 2017 Ladies Captain
Pat Haugh 2017 Men's Captain
Noel Daly
2017 President
Mary Arthur (15) 2017 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Frank O'Mahony (4) 2017 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Kilkee

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Jim Leyden 17 June 2000 5th   169 m
Jimmy Murray 21 July 2000 11th   167 m
Tony Pembroke 10 August 2000 11th   167 m
Joe Hayes 18 August 2000 5th   169 m
Tom O'Rourke 25 July 2002 11th   167 m
Michael O'Brien 5 July 2001 11th   167 m
Tim Ahern 12 August 2001 11th   167 m
Pat Wall 5 August 2001 16th   134 m
Angela Connell 5 August 2002 4th   120 m
Eddie Price 3 March 2003 16th   137 m
Maura Grady 19 August 2003 4th   107 m
Shay Keogh 6 June 2004 9th   150 m
Sean Moloney 13 June 2004 11th   156 m
Rosaleen Kerrison 14 August 2005 11th   127 m
Tom Carr 21 June 2006 16th   125 m
Ann Cronin 11 August 2006 4th   107 m
Mike Mullane 2 June 2008 4th   155 m
Frank Murnane 22 March 2009 11th   171 m