Lee Valley golf club Cork

Lee Valley golf course Cork

Lee Valley Golf Course

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This is an 18-hole championship course, designed by, Ryder Cup Hero Christy O’Connor Junior, it has proved most enjoyable and challenging to golfers of all abilities.

Water comes into play on seven holes and the course has two unique historic "Fairy Forts" providing an unusual feature.

The clubhouse is open each day from 8am until 12-midnight. Full Irish Breakfast is available from 10am and bar food is served all day. The Glashanure Restaurant has gained a reputation for superb food and is open from 12.30pm right through to 9.30pm used by golfers and public alike. The panoramic views from both the restaurant and bar add that little bit extra.

Lee Valley was voted the No. 99-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2009.

Voted the No. 95-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2008.

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    Relax & enjoy overnight accommodation in our Luxury guest bedrooms including Full Irish Breakfast.
    Preferential rates with Lee Valley Golf & Country Club
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    From: €179 Midweek & €259 Weekends

Green Fees Midweek: €40
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €50/60
Green Fees with a Member: €25
Green Fees for Opens: €25
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: Yes
Buggy Hire: Yes
Soft Spikes: Yes
Membership Offer:
€100 per month on Direct Debit  
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 456
Designer Christy O'Connor Jnr.
Founded 1993

Co. Cork

Telephone 021-7331721
Email reservations@leevalleygcc.ie
Website Lee Valley golf club website
Secretary/Manager: David Keohane
Captain: Liam Power
Lady Captain: Marion Falvey
Presidents': John Donnelly & Kay O’Sullivan      
Vice-Captains':  &
Hon. Secretary: Ger Hallisey & Mairead Rochford
Club Pro: Ian Stafford
Hon. Treasurer: Declan Casey & Helen O’Mahony
Comp. Secretary: Hugh Kelleher & Vanessa Fitzgerald
Lee Valley Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am to 12.30pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities: Breakfast 11.00am Weekdays, 10.00am Weekends
Days to Avoid: Wednesday Mornings, Saturday & Sunday 11.30 a.m.
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other times Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance

Lee Valley Golf Club Fixtures 2023 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2023 (to be Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains’ & Presidents’ Drive-In Saturday
  Closed 1
Captain's Prize Friday 16 June Saturday 17 June Closed 2
Captain's Prize Saturday 17 June   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Saturday 24 June   Closed 1
Lady President's Prize Saturday 12 August   Closed 1
President's Prize Friday 18 August Saturday 19 August Closed 2
President's Prize Saturday 19 August   Closed 1
Singles Stableford Monday 15 May   Open 1
Senior Scratch Cup Saturday 20 May Sunday 21 May Open 2
Senior Scratch Cup Sunday 21 May   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 23 May   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 29 May   Open 1
Inter. Scratch Cup
Sunday 11 June   Open 1
Minor Scratch Cup Sunday 11 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 12 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 19 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 26 June
Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Thursday 29 June   Open 1
Singles Stableford (13.00 to 17.00)
Monday 3 July   Open 1
Junior's Singles Stableford (8.30 to 12.30)
Monday 3 July   Open 1
Fourball Betterball (11.00 to 17.00) Tuesday 4 July
  Open 1
Munster Senior Cup Area Finals Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July G.I. 2
Munster Senior Cup Area Finals Sunday 9 July   G.I. 1
Junior Scratch Cup Sunday 9 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 10 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 17 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 24 July   Open
Singles Stableford Monday 7 August   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 14 August   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 21 August
  Open 1
Singles Stableford  Monday 28 August

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

White Par 72 SSS 72 6,435 yd's
Red Par 73 SSS 73 5,451 yd's
Green Par 72 SSS 71 6,092 yd's
Blue Par 72 SSS 74 6,685 yd's


Hole No. Blue White Green Par Index Red Par Index
1 365 343 335 4 13 300 4 18
2 341 327 312 4 7 246 4 12
3 168
171 153 3 11 144 3 16
4 530 507 482 5 17 480 5 4
5 473 460 454 4 1 409 5 10
6 160 147 129 3 15 125 3 14
7 447 436 404 4 3 363 4 6
8 508 515 484 5 9 428 5 2
9 317 310 294 4 5 255 4 8
Out 3,309 3,216 3,047 36   2,750 37  
10 342 323 307 4 18 291 4 11
11 533 520 507 5 6 429 5 3
12 179 168 147 3 16 126 3 13
13 382 366 336 4 14 328 4 5
14 416 388 377 4 12 307 4 15
15 535 528 506 5 4 469 5 1
16 172 163 145 3 10 120 3 17
17 402
390 362 4 2 313 4 9
18 415
373 358 4 8 318 4 7
In 3,376 3,219 3,045 36   2,701 36  
Total 6,685 6,435 6,092 72   5,451 73  
SSS 74 72 71     73    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record Am: 64 Shane Lowry  (Esker Hills) 2009 Old 67 Pat Power (1) (Lee Valley) August 2006

Ladies Course Record: 72 

Members Achievements

Lee Valley Golf Club qualified for the Quarter-Finals of the All-Ireland of the Irish Senior Cup at Tramore Golf Club on Saturday 3rd September 2022.
They were drawn against Cushendall Golf Club and lost out by 3½-matches to 1½-matches.
They were led out by Keelan McCarthy who won his match by 2 and 1 against David Burns, he was followed by James Murphy against Cathal MacCanna and lost out by 3 and 2, next on the tee was Ian Bohane who went down by 4 and 2 against Christopher McLaughlin, in the penultimate match Darren Hourihan lost his match against Ronan McCambridge by 4 and 3 and the bottom match of Jason Galway against Alistair McGregor was halved when called-in.    

The Ladies of Lee Valley Golf Club won the All-Ireland Final of the Minor Cup at Malone Golf Club when they beat Connaught Champions Mountbelley Golf Club by 4-matches to 1-match on Friday 29th September 2017.
They won the Munster Final when they beat Tipperary Golf Club by 3-matches to 2-matches at Cahir Park Golf Club on Saturday 2nd September. They were lead out by Rosemary Driscoll who beat Michelle Crowe by 3 and 2, she was followed by Deirdre Lee who lost out to Libby Ryan by 1-hole, next on the tee was Helen Geoff who recorded a 1-hole win over Liz Higgins, in the penultimate match Breda O'Callaghan beat Kathleen O’Neill by 3 and 2, in the bottom match Yvonne Barrett lost out to Maire O’Neill by 4 and 3.
They made the long journey to Malone Golf Club to participate in the All-Ireland Deciders and were drawn against Ulster Champions Donaghadee Golf Club in the All-Ireland Semi-Final on Thursday 28th September and recorded a 3-matches to 2-matches win against the Co. Down Team.
They were lead out again by Rosemary Driscoll who lost her match against Fiona McGhee by 5 and 3, she was followed by Deirdre Lee who also her match against Brooke Stranaghan by 2 and 1, next on the tee was Jane O’Neill who recorded a very comfortable 8 and 7 win over I. Heron, in the penultimate match Breda O'Callaghan beat Helen Dunbar by 4 and 3 and in the bottom match Helen Gough clinched their place in the All-Ireland Final the following day with a 1-hole win over Janet Adams.
They met Connacht Champions Mountbellew in the All-Ireland Decider and were yet again lead out by Rosemary Driscoll who had a 2 and 1 win over Katie Coleman, next on the tee was Deirdre Lee who went up the 19th before securing the point against Kathleen Raftery, the next match was halved when Jane O’Neill against Geraldine Coyne was called in, in the penultimate match Breda O'Callaghan beat Patricia Burke by 2 and 1 and with it the Green Pennant, the bottom match of Helen Gough against Rose Devaney was declared a halve when called-in.      

The Ladies of Lee Valley Golf Club won the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship at Courtown Golf Club in 2012 when the team was Miriam Quaid, Helen Hodson, Ann O’Flynn, Roisin Murry, Jenny Lynch, Sandra Browne and Phyllis O’Sullivan, they were captained by Angela Corcoran.

The Ladies of Lee Valley Golf Club won the Munster Final of the AA-Insurance Minor Cup in 2008 they made the journey to Limerick Golf Club to compete in the National deciders; where they met Mid-Leinster Champions Carlow Golf Club in the All-Ireland Semi-Final, they lost by 3½ matches to 1½ matches in a nail-biting encounter, first on the tee was Yvonne Barrett (24) who lost her match by 1-hole against Phyll Farrell (23), she was followed by Margaret Ahern (24) who went all the way to the 19th-hole before conceding the point against Áine O'Shea (24), next up was Kitty O'Sullivan (25) who had a 1-hole win over Mary Farrell (26), the penultimate match of Sandra Cooke (25) also went to the 19th before she lost out to Pat McArdle (28) the bottom match of Gobnait Ni Luasaigh (26) was halved against Liz Whelan (28).   

The Ladies of Lee Valley Golf Club won the Munster Final of the AA-Insurance ILGU Inter-Club Challenge Cup in 2007 they made the journey to Athlone Golf Club to compete in the National deciders; where they met Connaught Champions Galway Bay Golf Club the eventual green pennant winners in the All-Ireland Quarter-Final and lost out by 3 matches to 2-matches.

They were led by Finola McSweeney who had a 1-hole win over Christina Mulryan, she was followed by Gobnait NiLuasaigh who lost her match by 3 and 2 against Nano Gough, she was followed by Sheila Donovan who had a 2-hole lose to Clare Noonan beat, in the penultimate match Phil O'Byrne won her match against Hilary Power by 4 and 2, in the bottom match Deirdre Mahony lost her match by 5 and 4 against Jacinta Quinn.

Lee Valley Golf Club won the Cork Regional Final of the Pierce Purcell Shield in 1994, when the team was, Tim Ellard, Phil Cooney, Jim O'Callaghan, John Philpott, Dan Kelly Jnr., Joe O'Grady, Charlie Lynch, Pat Cavanagh, Billy O'Keeffe, Willie Hammond, John Keating, Con O'Brien, Jim Coughlin and John Sheehan, they were managed by Donal Kiely.

They got to the Semi-Finals of the Munster Barton Shield at Lahinch Golf Club in 2002, when the team was Pat Power, Pat King, Keith Crowley and Steven Hayes, they were managed by Brian Dolan.

They won the Senior West Cork Shield in 1995, when the team was, Tim Ellard, Jim O'Callaghan, Noel O'Connell, Pat O'Leary, Finbarr Higgins, John Burke, Don O'Carroll, Jim Coughlan, Martin Hackett, Phil Cooney and Pat Power, they were managed by Redmond Tobin.

They won the McEvoy Shield in 1995, when the team was, Michael O'Leary, Jerry Byrne Snr., Roy McSweeney, Jerry Byrne Jnr., Jim Barrett, Tom Power, Johnny O'Connell, Denis O'Neill, Don Noonan, Paddy O'Shea, Greg McSweeney and Brendan Meagan, they were managed by Godfrey Dunlea.

They won the West Cork Clubs Senior Shield in 2001, when the team was Stephen Hayes, Brian Donlon, Sean Barry, Brian McCarthy, Keath Crowley, John Philpott, Alan Cashman, Vincent Drinan, Phil Cooney, Liam Power, Martin Hackett, Pat King, Bertie Daly, Conor Crowley and Simon O'Donoghue, they were managed by Pat Power,

They won the The Michael Minihan Shield in 2000 and 2001, when the team was Robert Kearney, Joe O'Grady, Eamonn O'Mahony, Gerry Byrne, Jerry Keohane, Stan Jermys, Pat Allen and Roger McSweeney, they were managed by Tom Deering and Godfery Dunlea.

The Ladies of Lee Valley Golf Club won the ILGU Munster Cup in 2000, with Teresa Down, Muriel O'Riordan and Elmarie Long. They won the West Cork Shield in 2001, when the team was, Phyllis O'Sullivan, Anna Alan, Ettie Kearney, Mary Callaghan, Marie Lynch, Shelley Murray, Eileen G. O'Mahony, Noreen Crowley, Ann Sheehan, Elmarie Long, Joan Buckley, Teresa Down, Shella O'Leary and Muriel O'Riordan, they were managed by Breda Quald.

Members who played representative golf for Country or Province;

K. Crowley represented Ireland at international Youths level in 2004 playing 2-matches, won 0-matches and lost 2-matches accumulating 0-points. He represented Munster as a Senior Interprovincial in 2005 playing 6-times won 1-match and lost 5-matches accumulating 2-points. He represented Munster at Youths’ Interprovincial level in 2005 playing 6-times won 2-matches halved two and lost 2-matches accumulating 6-points;

N. Gorey represented Munster as a Senior Interprovincial from 2006 to 2010 playing 20-times won 10-matches halved three and lost 7-matches accumulating 27-points;

Steven Hayes represented Munster in the Boys' Interprovincial Championships in 2000 playing 5-times won 2-matches and lost 3-matches accumulating 4-points;

John O’Neill represented Munster in the Boys' Interprovincial Championships in 1999 playing 6-times won 1-match halved one and lost 4-matches accumulating 3-points;

History of Lee Valley

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
C. O'Brien 1993 Captain
E. O'Mahony 1993 Ladies Captain
J. Bourke 1993 President
M. Furlong 1993 Ladies President
D. E. Kiely 1994 Captain
E. O'Mahony 1994 Ladies Captain
T. O'Mahony 1994 President
M. Furlong 1994 Ladies President
P. J. Hagan 1995 Captain
M. Quaid 1995 Ladies Captain
M. Myler 1995 President
S. O'Reilly 1995 Ladies President
J. G. Kelleher 1996 Captain
M. Lynch 1996 Ladies Captain
M. Sherlock 1996 President
S. O'Reilly 1996 Ladies President
D. A. O'Carroll 1997 Captain
T. Down 1997 Ladies Captain
P. O'Leary 1997 President
S. Sheehan 1997 Ladies President
P. Browne 1998 Captain
S. Murray 1998 Ladies Captain
B. Sheehan 1998 President
A. Allen 1998 Ladies President
J. Hayes 1999 Captain
Muriel O'Riordan 1999 Ladies Captain
G. J. Byrne 1999 President
P. Rea 1999 Ladies President
J. O'Mahony 2000 Captain
M. Hickey 2000 Ladies Captain
T. Callaghan 2000 President
M. Callaghan 2000 Ladies President
J. Barrett 2001 Captain
M. Quaid 2001 Ladies Captain
T. Deering 2001 President
F. O'Mahony 2001 Ladies President
T. Ellard 2002 Captain
Sheila O'Leary 2002 Ladies Captain
D. McSweeney 2002 President
M. Kiely 2002 Ladies President
R. Tobin 2003 Captain
M. Sherlock 2003 Ladies Captain
S. McKechnie 2003 President
E. Kearney 2003 Ladies President
B. Murphy 2004 Ladies Captain
M. O'Leary 2004 Captain
T. McNamara 2004 President
M. Myler 2004 Ladies President
Noreen Crowley 2005 Ladies Captain
M. O'Leary 2005 President
W. Galvin 2005 Captain
Barbra Matson 2005 Ladies President
Angela Corcoran 2006 Ladies Captain
Phil Cooney 2006 President
Vincent Drinan 2006 Captain
Anne O'Flynn 2006 Ladies President
Sheila O'Donovan 2007 Ladies Captain
Phil Cooney 2007 President
Martin Hackett 2007 Captain
Anne O'Flynn 2007 Ladies President
Mary O'Grady 2008 Ladies Captain
John Cronin 2008 President
Denis Crowley 2008 Captain
Mary Hickey 2008 Ladies President
Margaret Ahern 2009 Ladies Captain
Mary Hickey 2009 Ladies President
Tony Hurley 2009 Captain
Redmond Tobin 2009 President
Phyllis O'Sullivan 2010 Ladies Captain
Deirdre O'Sullivan 2010 Ladies President
Declan Farrell 2010 Captain
Karl Bornemann 2010 President
Elmarie Long 2011 Ladies Captain
Kitty O'Sullivan 2011 Ladies President
Robert Kearney 2011 Captain
Willie Glavin 2011 President
Ann K. O'Flynn 2012 Ladies Captain
Mary O'Donoghue 2012 Ladies President
Brendan Lyons 2012 Captain
Ciran Baxter 2012 President
Yvonne Barrett 2013 Ladies Captain
Mary Quaid
2013 Ladies President
John Dynan 2013 Captain
Patsy Ryan
2013 President
Noreen McDonagh 2014 Ladies Captain
Mary Quaid 2014 Ladies President
Declan Ryan 2014 Captain
Cecil Tassie 2014 President
Anna Herrick 2015 Ladies Captain
Lola Hegarty
2015 Ladies President
Patrick Mullins 2015 Captain
Richard Falvey
2015 President
Pauline Farrell 2016 Ladies Captain
Mirium Quaid
2016 Ladies President
Patsy Ryan 2016 Captain
Tony Hurly 2016 President
Bernie Costello 2017 Ladies Captain
Phyllis O'Sullivan
2017 Ladies President
Pat Power 2017 Captain
Declan J. Farrell
2017 President
Anne Fanning 2018 Ladies Captain
Yvonne Barrett 2018 Ladies President
Brian O’Donovan 2018 Captain
Jim O’Callaghan 2018 President
Joan Tassie 2019 Ladies Captain
Margaret Aherne 2019 Ladies President
Chris O’Sullivan 2019 Captain
Pat Mullins
2019 President
Eileen Lynch 2020 Ladies Captain
Helen Hodson
2020 Ladies President
Peter Driscoll 2020 Captain
Kevin Kiely 2020 President
Maire T. O’Sullivan 2021 Ladies Captain
Marion Falvey 2021 Ladies President
Ger Halligan 2021 Captain
Tadgh Crowley 2021 President
Helen Gough 2022 Ladies Captain
Kay O’Sullivan 2022 Ladies President
Dave Wharton 2022 Captain
John Donnelly 2022 President
Marion Falvey 2023 Ladies Captain
  2023 Ladies President
Liam Power 2023 Captain
  2023 President
Eileen O'Mahony  2023 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Keelan McCarthy 2023 Lowest Men's Handicap
James Murphy 2023 Lowest Men's Handicap
Ian Bohane 2023 Lowest Men's Handicap
Darren Hourihan 2023 Lowest Men's Handicap
James Galway
2023 Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Lee Valley

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Bruce Kelly 1 July 1996   3rd   165 yd’s
Jim Corcoran 16 May 1998 16th   172 yd’s
Robert Fitzgerald 1 July 1998 16th   172 yd’s
Brian McCarty 16 July 2000 6th   169 yd’s
Tony McNamara 21 October 2000 3rd   168 yd’s
Bertie Daly 23 March 2001 12th   169 yd’s
Vincent Drinan 22 April 2001 6th   153 yd’s
Paul Deane 1 May 2001 6th   160 yd’s
Jim Coughlan 19 May 2001 12th   179 yd’s
Damien O'Flynn 25 June 2001 6th   153 yd’s
Tom Callaghan 20 July 2001 6th   153 yd’s
Keith Crowley 1 April 2002 16th   172 yd’s
Terry Hume 14 December 2002 16th   172 yd’s
Pat King 10 January 2003 6th   160 yd’s
Charlie Lynch 6 April 2003 3rd   168 yd’s
Derry O'Reilly 24 May 2003 6th   160 yd’s
Tim Lynch 5 August 2003 12th   179 yd’s
Barry Egan 31 August 2003 3rd   168 yd’s
Shane Linehan 1 August 2004 16th   172 yd’s
Robert Fitzgerald 10 November 2004 16th   172 yd’s
Kathleen O'Keeffe 7 September 2005 3rd   144 yd’s