Experience the beauty and history of Carton House
Nestled in the heart of 1,100-acres of private parkland in Maynooth County Kildare, Carton House Golf Club is a respite from the outside world and yet is just 25 minutes from both Dublin Airport and City Centre.
Home to two championship courses, Carton House Golf Club offers breathtaking views, impeccably maintained fairways, a convenient location and an exceptional golfing experience. Choose the classic parkland O’Meara which meanders through ancient woodlands and the banks of the River Rye, or play on the soil many a golf legend has walked – The Montgomerie.
The proud host venue of the 2005, 2006 and 2013 Irish Open, as well as the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships, and the home of The National Academy at The Golfing Union of Ireland, Carton House is steeped in golfing history. The 36-hole venue is a golfing experience like no other. Enjoy world class golf in a warm and welcoming environment against a breathtaking backdrop.
Warm up on the driving range used by the professionals, ensure you’re fully kitted out with the Carton House Pro Shop and enjoy a hearty lunch pre or post play in the social hub of activity that is the Carton House.
“Inspired by the greatest links land in the world” – Colin Montgomerie
The Montgomerie pays tribute to the traditions of the game and sets a challenge like no other. Designed by Colin Montgomerie with numerous cavernous bunkers to test even the seasoned golfer, the course journeys across 7,300 yards of impeccable greens and vast fairways. Play on the soil many an Irish Open champion has trod. Are you up to the challenge of the Montgomerie?
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“One of the greatest finishing stretches in all of Irish golf” – Mark O’Meara
Beware the beauty of this classic parkland course – there are still plenty of challenges here! Designed by 1998 Open Champion and Masters Champion Mark O’Meara, the course meanders through ancient woodlands and skirts the banks of the River Rye. Played by over 30,000 golfers every season, the 18th hole offers the iconic backdrop of Carton’s historic Palladian Manor House, reflective lake and picturesque Boat House – said to have been custom built for Queen Victoria. Designed to challenge golfers of all abilities while bringing the beauty and history of the Carton Estate to the fore.
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Location, location, location
Numerous other well-known golf courses can also be found when visiting Carton House…
- The K-Club – 15 mins
- Portmarnock, The Island, Royal Dublin – 45 mins
- Baltray (County Louth) – 1 hour
- The European Club – 1 hour 15 mins
- Royal County Down – 2 hours
- Royal Portrush (The Open venue 2019) – 3 hours