There’s a world of great courses around Monaghan
It is a point of pride in this country that people come from all around the world to sample our world-class golf courses. When it comes to scenery, solitude and stunning tests of golf, Monaghan can really hold its own against the rest of Ireland. In and around the vicinity of The Hillgrove Hotel are a number of fantastic courses for you to enjoy, whatever your handicap. What’s more, we also have a number of special society packages where you and your friends play, eat and stay for less.
Rossmore Golf Club
With its undulating fairways and numerous streams and lakes, this century-old parkland course offers the ideal golfing combination of challenging yet enjoyable golf over its 18 holes. The course is playable all year round and visitors are assured the warmest of welcomes. What’s more, from the highest point of the course there is a panoramic view of much of the northern part of the island of Ireland from Slieve an larann in Leitrim through Slieve Cuilceagh and Slieve Beagh into the Sperrins in Tyrone and Derry.
Concra Wood Golf Club
Designed by two of Ireland’s golfing legends – Christy O’Connor Junior and Senior – this sensational 18-hole, 72-par championship golf course is situated in idyllic Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. The large clubhouse contains spacious changing rooms fully furnished with working hot showers and fully-fitted lockers for rental. The lavish bar and restaurant also offers stunning views and is open 7 days a week for breakfast, bar snacks, lunches and evening meals.
Nuremore Hotel and Country Club
This 18-hole, 71-par championship golf course has been rightly described as one of the most picturesque parkland golf courses in Ireland. Beautifully designed is makes superb use of surrounding lakes and landscape and can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced golfer, a round of golf here is sure to frustrate and delight in equal measure.
Mannan Castle Golf Club
This incredible 18-hole, 70-par parkland course also contains a driving range, pitch and putt area, chipping facility, two putting greens and an extensive clubhouse bar with dining facilities. Ride-on buggies, electric trollies and pull trollies are all available to hire from professional Kevin McGivern.
County Armagh Golf Club
The 6,200-yard, 18-hole, 70-par parkland golf course provides a challenging test of skill, as evidenced on the occasions when the club hosts the major amateur and professional golf championships.