Golfing Breaks in Donegal & Fermanagh
There are numerous Golf Courses within easy travelling distance of Avondale Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast – some are closer than others and some are well worth the extra few miles …
Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh – Just 15 minutes from Avondale – this outstanding links golf course offers a genuine challenge to the accomplished golfer and is an all round “true” test of golf. Being one of the longest golf courses in Ireland and Europe, it is ideally suited to big hitters of the ball. The reputation of Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh, designed by the legendary course architect Eddie Hackett, has been further enhanced by the new designs of Pat Ruddy.
Continually featured in Golf Worlds Top 100 Courses in Ireland & Great Britain, this is a real challenge not to be missed. Darren Clarke, one of the heroes of the recent Ryder Cup held at the K Club, has described Donegal Golf Club as “one of my favourite courses in the World”.
Bundoran, Co Donegal – 18 hole, championship course. Lessons available, two instructors. This course is one the oldest in the area and on the sea front. Clubs & carts can be hired.
Narin & Portnoo, Co Donegal – 18 hole, links courses. Very picturesque course in South-West Donegal. Some very challenging holes.
Castle Coole, Co Fermanagh – 18 hole, parkland course. Castle Coole is an old course set in the grounds of Castle Coole, (the National Trusts most important property), and amongst mature trees. 100 years old. Clubs & carts can be hired.
Lough Erne Golf Resort, Co Fermanagh – For the golf enthusiast this Nick Faldo Championship Golf course is an exciting challenge. The routing of the course has been planned carefully to take full advantage of the natural topography. This makes for fourteen holes where the waters of the Lough comes into play including an island green – a course that will excite the best of players!
Castle Hume, Co Fermanagh – 18 hole, championship course. Total of 6,900 yards in length from the championship tees and has a par of 72. The standard scratch score from the championship tees is 71. The course is famed for its large curvaceous greens, its rolling fairways, Its natural watercourse and its challenging water hazards.
Ashwoods Golf Course & Driving Range – 9 holes. This well manicured par 3 course presents a great challenge and is an extremely popular venue for beginners and novice golfers.
Fintona, Co Tyrone – 9 hole, park land course. This course is set amongst mature trees and is 75 years old.
Sleive Russell, Co Cavan – 18 hole, champion course. A new course built to the highest standard. Clubs, carts & buggys can be hired.
Omagh, Co Tyrone – 18 hole, parkland course. Originally a 9 hole course with another 9 holes added recently. Clubs & carts can be hired.