There are a host of excellent championship parkland and GOLF COURSES located within a five to fifteen minute drive from the Glenview Hotel and Leisure Club.Wicklow golf courses are renowned as some of the best in the world and have hosted some of the most prestigious golf tournaments that exist. Some of the close by golf courses in Wicklow have been proven as excellent training ground and have been used by Padraig Harrington for training and preparation.
Glen of the Downs, Co. Wicklow
Imagine playing golf in the most idyllic countryside location. The Glen of the Downs Parkland course was designed by Peter McEvoy, whose other achievements include Powerscourt and Rathsallagh. Retaining the character of the surrounding nature while sculpting exciting features, the result is a course that is suitable to all golfing conditions. Exceeding the expectations of the most discriminating golfer, the 18-hole, 6,443 yard course is challenging, yet offers enjoyment to players of every level. It is also very pleasant to the eye as Peter’s trademark design is etched throughout the course, and built to USGA specifications with sand based greens and tees.
The European Golf Club, Co Wicklow
Champions from all over the world have discovered The European Club Links designed by Pat Ruddy. Tiger Woods currently holds the course record of 67.The European Club hosted the Irish PGA Championship in 2007 and 2008 specifically to prepare Padraig Harrington for the British Open in the following weeks. It worked so well he won both the Irish and British titles both years!
Dun Laoghaire Golf Club, Co. Wicklow
Dun Laoghaire Golf Club sits dramatically between mountains and the sea in Ballyman Glen, a uniquely beautiful valley on the borders of Counties Dublin and Wicklow. One of the best courses in Ireland, the 27 hole championship course has been designed to allow a thrilling experience with the wonderfully inspiring backdrop of the Wicklow mountains
Charlesland Golf & Country Club, Co Wicklow
A true surf and turf style test of golf, designed by one of Ireland’s most celebrated and prolific course designer's Eddie Hackett, this course is a challenging but fair test of golf. A magnificent 7000 yard championship course which skirts the Irish Sea for the best part of the front nine, the home run is as true parkland.
Blainroe Golf Club, Co. Wicklow
Located south of Wicklow town Blainroe Golf Club is blessed by it’s location on the Irish Sea along a stretch of coastline renowned for having some of the best beaches in Ireland.With sea views from all 18 holes, this enjoyable and challenging parkland course carries the prestigious Hawtree & Son design signature and is recognised as one of the finest courses on the East Coast since it’s inception in 1978
Delgany Golf Club, Co. Wicklow
Recently remodelled with sand based greens to USPGA specifications, Delgany Golf Course is surrounded by beautiful wooded countryside and breathtaking scenery, with hill and sea views
Powerscourt Championship Golf Course, Co. Wicklow
From the moment you drive through the gates of Powerscourt you are immediately overwhelmed by the splendour of the 1000-acre estate. Including a 36-hole golf course and clubhouse with a warm and friendly atmosphere and stunning balconies that overlook each of the 18th greens