Enniscrone Golf Club – Jewel of the West

One of my favourite golf courses in Ireland is Enniscrone Golf Club. And it’s easy to see why. Fantastic location on the west coast of Ireland and some of the most spectacular links golf holes you’ll find anywhere. The stretch of holes from 11 home to the Clubhouse in particular are absolutely amazing and what links golf is all about!

Enniscrone GC

Enniscrone have some great competitions and events coming up over the next few months, and at great rates too!! Their Open Week starts on Monday 23rd June and runs until Friday 27th with green fees during those few days only €30 per person! Some sponsors for the week’s competitions include The Ice House Hotel & Spa; Hollister ULC; Mount Falcon Hotel and the Diamond Coast Hotel. For more information call 096-36297 or email enniscronegolf@eircom.net.

July is a busy month for Enniscrone and also Carne & County Sligo with the Atlantic Coast Golf Challenge and also the Social Media Links Challenge coming to these tremendous three tests of links golf either end of the month. First up is the Atlantic Coast Golf Challenge which takes place from Monday 7th – Wednesday 9th July, this is a Team of 3 event with an Individual Competition also on during the 3 days. The entry fee is a mere €139 per person or €70 for Members. Next up in late July is the Social Media Links Challenge, this will be a Team of 2 Tournament with an entry fee of also €139 per person. 1st Prize will be a 4 day golfing holiday to Pestana in Portugal for the winning team (flights not included) through Tournament Partner, Golf Voyager. If you have any queries on this event you can email smlinkschallenge@gmail.com.

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In September, from Monday 1st – Thursday 4th, Enniscrone will join Donegal GC, Bundoran GC & Strandhill in hosting the West Coast Challenge in a 3-person Team Event played over these 4 course in 4 days. More great value here, only €130 per golfer! For further details check out www.westcoastchallenge.info.

Enniscrone are also part of the Sligo Links Golf Pass where you can play County Sligo GC, Enniscrone & Strandhill for just €139!! Other fantastic deals through Enniscrone Golf Club include Overseas Membership for just €300 per annum which includes a 50% discount on green fees at Portrush, Portstewart, Co Sligo, Carne, Donegal, Nairn & Portnoo, Rosapenna, Ardglass, Ballyliffin and Connemara. You can also avail of Overseas Life Membership for only €4,000 for over 55s, €6,000 for under 55s and also Husband & Wife.


Check out Enniscrone this year and you’ll enjoy one of the finest links courses in the country. Give them a follow on twitter too if you’re a tweeting golfer, you can find them @EnniscroneGolf!

Social Media Links Challenge

The Inaugural Social Media Links Challenge will take in 3 of the finest links courses in Ireland over 3 days when it tees off in late July. Carne Golf Links, County Sligo Golf Club and Enniscrone Golf Club are the respective venues from Tuesday 29th to Thursday 31st July.


Day 1 on Tuesday 29th July will take in the awesome Carne Golf Links in Belmullet, Co Mayo. This is one of the more remote courses in Ireland but as a result of that it has one of the most amazing locations for a golf course anywhere.

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The 2nd Day’s play will be hosted at West of Ireland Amateur Open venue, County Sligo Golf Club. This world renowned course will test each and every player as they strive to get into the leading groups before the Final Round the following day.

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The Final Day of the Inaugural Social Media Links Challenge will be played at Enniscrone Golf Club. This outstanding links course will provide a fitting finale to 3 days of sublime links golf on the West Coast of Ireland. The winning team this week will certainly deserve their prize!

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The entry fee per person is only €139 Golf only (€278 per Team of 2) with Play & Stay Packages available through GolfVoyager.com – Golf plus 2 nights accommodation €255 per person sharing B&B or Golf plus 3 nights accommodation €290 per person sharing B&B. Accommodation is currently available at the Downhill Inn Hotel in Ballina which is less than 1 hour’s drive from Carne, approximately 45 minutes from County Sligo and only 15 minutes from Enniscrone GC.

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First Prize for the Social Media Links Challange is a 4 night & 4 rounds of golf holiday to Pestana in the Algarve for 4 people including FREE GOLF to come back and Defend the Title in 2015 along with the SM Links Challenge Trophy to take home for the year! Other prizes include golf vouchers for Carne Golf Links, County Sligo GC and Enniscrone GC and many other golf related goodies.

The format of the Tournament will be a Pairs Event with 2 scores to count each day on holes 9 and 18 with 1 score to count on the other holes (1-8, 10-17). 3/4 Handicaps will apply for the event as well.

If you have any queries on the Social Media Links Challenge or would like to enter a team you can email smlinkschallenge@gmail.com. You can also follow the event on Twitter @SMLinks or like them on Facebook.

Hope to see you on the links in July!

West of Ireland Charity Event for Enniscrone

The West of Ireland Major Charity Golf Event will take place on Friday 28th March 2014 at Enniscrone Golf Club, Co Sligo. The format is a 18-Hole Open Singles Stableford competition for the ladies and gents.

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The entry fee is only €30 per player and all monies collected will be divided equally between the three charities the event is being run for. These charities are as follows:
Gena Heraty Haiti Fund

For the past 16 years,(since May, 1993) Gena has been a volunteer worker with International Aid Agency Nos Petits Freres et Soeurs (NPH) (Little Brothers and Sisters in Christ) in an orphanage in Haiti in Kenscoff which is about 15km from Port-au-Price (www.nphhaiti.org). www.nphhaiti.org).h is about 15km from Port-au-Prince

Pieta House West

Pieta House Pieta House, the centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide, opened in Lucan, County Dublin in January 2006. Since then, they have opened five centres of excellence in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, Mungret, County Limerick, Roscrea, County Tipperary, Tuam, County Galway, Bishopstown, County Cork and most recently Castleisland, County Kerry as well as an outreach centre in Dublin’s Finglas.


Barretstown Barretstown is a specially designed camp that provides Therapeutic Recreation programmes for children with serious illness and their families. Barretstown’s mission is to rebuild the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families. We believe that every child with serious illness should enjoy their childhood.

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We hope some of you can make the event and look forward to seeing you on the day. Please contact Seamus with any queries regarding the West of Ireland Major Charity Golf Event on +353868061535. A Timesheet will be in operation.

Enniscrone Golf Club – Early Season Offers

Enniscrone Golf Club is one of my favourite courses in Ireland, and therefore the World! It is a true gem of a links course and has some of the most spectacular golf holes over its 18-hole layout.


They have some great early season offers at the moment. For the month of March 2 Players can play The Dunes Championship Course for only €80 including Golf Buggy and for Month of April 4 players can play The Dunes Championship Course for €200 to include Tea/Coffee on arrival, Round of Golf and a Main Course after play!

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The Enniscrone Golf Club Open Week also starts on June 23rd. You can contact Christina on 096-36297 to book any of the above offers or to get more details about their Open Week. There are some fantastic Membership offers available too, so much so I’ll be considering Country Membership while I am in Ghana!! One fantastic membership deal is a new 1st year Full Membership for only €266!! This deal applies to ladies or gents that have not been a member of a golf club for at least 5 years, that’s one helluva way to get back into golf if you’ve taken a break from the game or take up the game itself.


Make sure to give the code TKSD to avail of their great early season offers! You can check out the Enniscrone Golf Club website for some more great photos, further details on their 2013 offers, membership packages and all what you wanted to know about this superb golf course on Ireland’s west coast.