Bantry Bay Golf Club
Located in the breathtakingly scenic far west of County Cork, Bantry Bay Golf Club's 18-hole championship course offers a truly unforgettable golfing experience. Perched on a cliff top overlooking Bantry Bay, this parkland course boasts stunning panoramic views of the rugged West Cork coastline and the surrounding islands. Fourteen of the holes offer direct views of the shore where the warm Gulf Stream first touches land on this side of the Atlantic. From the Beara Mountains to Sheeps Head and Mizen Head peninsulas, the course provides an unrivaled vantage point to take in the stunning natural beauty of the area.
The course is thoughtfully designed to follow the natural contours of the countryside, resulting in some truly breathtaking holes that are set amidst undulating and picturesque scenery. The course features six lakes and other hazards that would charm any landscape artist. Golfers looking to avoid crowds may want to steer clear of playing on Sundays.
For those looking to explore the surrounding area, locals recommend taking one of the looped walks on the Sheeps Head Peninsula. With its outstanding location, panoramic views, and challenging play, Bantry Bay Golf Club is a must-visit for any avid golfer. Visit the website to book your round and get directions on Google Maps. Course details include a parkland course with 18 holes, a par of 71, and a distance of 6,117m.