Golf in Kinsale
Enjoy Ireland's home of golf
It’s a great source of pride in Ireland, that people like you come from all over the world to sample our world-class golf courses. When it comes to scenery, solitude and stunning tests of golf, Kinsale is always at the top of every golfer’s list. Situated just a short distance from Actons Hotel Kinsale, lies a number of fantastic courses for you to enjoy, whatever your handicap.
Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links
One of the most revered golf course in Ireland, Old Head Golf Links is perfect for those keen to meet the challenge of the exciting conditions. Humpback whales splashing in the swirling waters, swooping seabirds, scampering hares – you’re certainly at one with nature’s immense power on this beautiful links golf course in Kinsale, County Cork. Encompassing 180 acres of a diamond-shaped rocky headland extending nearly two miles out into the Atlantic Ocean, Old Head possesses clifftop drops for half of its 18 holes. Designed as a walking course, this is where memories will be made, just remember to keep your eyes on the ball.
Kinsale Golf Club
Kinsale Golf Club has a long and distinguished history and can trace its origins back to 1880. The course is in a rural setting and has stunning views of the surrounding countryside. It measures 6,935 yards and consists of two nine-hole loops finishing at the Clubhouse. The Club has played host to major tournaments including the All Ireland Finals of the Cups & Shields in its Centenary year 2012.