Experience Ireland Invitational 2019

Experience Ireland Invitational

James (The Caddy Guy) letting rip at Killarney’s Killeen Course

Experience Ireland Golf & Travel is delighted to return to Killarney Golf & Fishing Club for the 3rd Annual Experience Ireland Invitational Tournament on Monday 29th October 2019!

Over 90 golfers, from all over the Irish Golf & Tourism Industry and further afield, took part in our 2nd Annual Tournament on Monday 29th October 2018, in lovely golfing conditions beside the beautiful lakes of Killarney. We’re hoping for similar numbers and definitely similar weather as we look forward to welcoming teams from all over Ireland!

This year’s Tournament will once again be a Team of 4 Event with 2 scores to count towards what will hopefully be a winning score! Defending Champions were Captained by Steve Shine last year, a member of Castlerosse Golf Club, and we hope they will be making a defence of their title this year. Full Tournament details are as follows:

The team from the Great Southern Killarney enjoying our Invitational Day in 2018!

Experience Ireland Invitational 2019

  • Date – Monday 28th October 2019
  • Venue – Killeen Course, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
  • Format – Team of 4, 2 scores to count on each hole
  • Event Package – Breakfast Baps on arrival, Round of Golf & Main Course after Play
  • Entry Fee – €220 per Team of 4 / €55 per person
  • Hole Sponsorship – €180 per Hole
  • Team Entry & Hole Sponsorship – €350

 

If you would like to enter a team please EMAIL US. We look forward to hearing back from you soon and hopefully seeing you in October for our Invitational Tournament!

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All Ireland Golf Challenge

Experience Ireland Golf & Travel is delighted to launch the Inaugural All Ireland Golf Challenge! 4 Provincial Qualifiers will take place from May to August with The All Ireland Final taking place on Friday 20th September at The Heritage where the All Ireland Champions will be crowned. This will be a Team of 4 Event, who wants to be our Inaugural Champions??

We will be off to the superb Slieve Russell first for the Ulster Qualifier on Friday 24th May. The county Cavan course is synonymous with hosting great Golf Events and was recently voted the 2018 Golf Resort of the Year in Ulster. Forming part of a magnificent 300 acre estate, including 50 acres of lakes, our highly acclaimed 18-hole championship course is sensitively wrapped around the lakes and the drumlins of the County Cavan landscape. The course presents a wonderful challenge and the devilishly tricky greens present a searching examination of accurate approach play, which adds to the enjoyment factor. To book your place at our Ulster Qualifier please email info@experienceirelandgolfandtravel.com or call +353-64-6622830.

Next up will be the Connaught Qualifier at Galway Bay Golf Resort on Friday 7th June. Galway Bay is a golfing gem in the West of Ireland and has come in for rave reviews of the past few years. No stranger to hosting big Events it will host the Connaught U16 Open this year among other Tournaments. Designed by Irish golfing legend Christy O’Connor Jnr, the man himself had this to say about Galway Bay: “This is a true championship golf course with a fair test of golf to all who discover this gem. Washed on three sides by the wild Atlantic ocean laden with pot bunkers together with natural water hazards combines to make Galway Bay one of the truly great courses of Ireland“. To book your place at our Connaught Qualifier please email info@experienceirelandgolfandtravel.com or call +353-64-6622830.

The Leinster Qualifier will take place in July when we visit The Heritage on Friday 5th July. This Seve Ballesteros designed masterpiece, his first and only design in Ireland, is a great golfing test from start to finish with the highlights hole being the par-4 9th & 18th which run parallel to each other towards the amazing Clubhouse separated by a large and wonderful water hazard. The Heritage is a wonderful venue and has hosted many Tournaments down the years including the Seve Trophy in 2007 and The Heritage Pro-Am for many years. To book your place at our Leinster Qualifier please email info@experienceirelandgolfandtravel.com or call +353-64-6622830.

The final Qualifier will take us to Munster and the Killeen Course at the superb Killarney Golf & Fishing Club on Friday 16th August. This will present Teams the last chance at making it to our All Ireland Final in September, in stunning surroundings. The Killeen has hosted The Irish Open 4 times, in 1991 & 1992 (both won by Nick Faldo) and also in 2010 & 2011 (won by Ross Fisher & Simon Dyson respectively). The Killeen course is one the most scenic inland courses in Ireland, surroundings by the marvellous Macgillycuddy Reeks and also the Lakes of Killarney, it truly is a golfing treat! To book your place at our Munster Qualifier please email info@experienceirelandgolfandtravel.com or call +353-64-6622830.

The Winning Team from each Qualifier will then contest The All Ireland Golf Challenge Final on Friday 20th September at The Heritage. The Format of our Provincial Qualifiers is simple – Team of 4 Event with 2 scores to count on each Hole. Max Handicap for Ladies is 36 and 28 for Gents, you must have an Official Handicap to compete in the Event. The cost to enter is €125 per person / €500 per Team and includes the following:

  • Team Entry
  • Soup & Sandwiches on Arrival
  • BBQ at the Halfway Hut
  • Goody Bag & Druids Golf Shirt for Each Member of your Team
  • Dinner & Prize Giving after Golf

If you have any queries on our All Ireland Golf Challenge or if you would like to book your place at any of the Provincial Qualifiers please email info@experienceirelandgolfandtravel.com or call +353-64-6622830.

Experience Ireland Golfers Giveaway

Experience Ireland Golf & Travel is delighted to announce their Golfers Giveaway – consisting of 6 rounds of Golf & 7 nights accommodation with Airport & Golf Transfers included as well for 4 people!!

Golf is included at The Royal Dublin Golf Club, Portmarnock Links, The Heritage, Dooks Golf Links, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club and Ballybunion Cashen Course. Accommodation will include 1 night in Dublin, 1 night at The Heritage Resort and 5 nights in Killarney!!

To be in with a chance of winning this very special prize just subscribe to the Experience Ireland Newsletter via the #eigtravel Homepage or email your details to info@experienceirelandgolfandtravel.com!

You can also enter during The PGA Show as Experience Ireland Golf & Travel will be attending and exhibiting as part of the Tourism Ireland stand. Of course a Like and a Share via our Facebook Page or a RT on Twitter wouldn’t hurt your chances of winning either!!

The lucky winner will be announced on Friday 26th January 2018 at The PGA Show!! Best of luck with your entries.

Links & Lakes Life Membership – Dooks & Killarney

Links & Lakes – International Overseas Life Membership

Dooks is one of the oldest Golf Links in Ireland, established in 1889, while Killarney boasts 2 of the best parkland courses in the South of Ireland. They are now offering a unique opportunity to join their 3 World Class Championship Courses.

The Links & Lakes Overseas Life Membership offers International golfers a Membership package that combines the natural raw links at Dooks Golf Links with the world renowned beautiful idyllic lakeside setting of Killarney Golf & Fishing Club.

DOOKS GOLF LINKS

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Golf has been played in Dooks since 1889 which makes it one of the oldest Golf Links in Ireland. For the golfer who is seeking a beautiful and tranquil environment to enjoy great golf, Dooks presents just that. It is is a hidden Gem renowned for its friendliness, spectacular views and presentation standards all year round.

Dooks is not as exposed as some Irish courses and features an amazing variety of gorse, heather and wild flowers, the ‘gentle’ wind is never far away and the narrow sandy fairways and well contoured greens offer you a real taste of traditional links golf as its very best.

KILLARNEY GOLF & FISHING CLUB

The club boasts 2 Championship courses – the 7,250 yard Killeen course which is a 4 time Irish Open venue (1991,1992, 2010 & 2011), and Mahony’s Point which, although a little shorter, offers ample card wrecking opportunities with its strategic bunkering, water hazards & large subtle breaking greens. These magnificent courses are nestled amidst the serene splendour of the famous Lakes of Killarney in the shadow of Ireland’s highest mountain range, the majestic MacGillycuddy Reeks.

In addition to the Championship courses, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club also offers a range of excellent facilities to enhance your golf experience such as extensive practice facilities, a Pro Shop, Bar & Restaurant and Golf Academy. Clud and caddy fire are also available.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Members’ Tee Times available each day
  • Full use of club facilities at Dooks Golf Links and Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
  • Discount on food, beverage and Pro Shop purchases
  • Reduced lesson rates with Club Professionals
  • Golfing guests at significantly reduced green fee rates
  • Discounted green fees at Kerry Golf Clubs

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

  • Individual Life Membership: €20,000
  • Spousal Membership: €35,000
To enquire about our Links & Lakes membership, please email office@dooks.com or telephone +353-66-9768205.