The gem of the South

Cork is a fantastic choice for your next golf break to the Emerald Isle. Located in the south, the county has become synonymous with providing golfers not only a top-notch golf experience but also a brilliant all-round experience, with its numerous resorts, hotels and courses all working in unison to deliver the ultimate golf break in Cork.

Why book a golf break in Cork?

  • Unforgettable views & rugged coastline
  • Awe-inspiring golf courses
  • Regular host of The Irish Open
  • Great choice of accommodation & golf

An old-school Irish favourite

Tremendous golf can be found all across South West Ireland, however particular attention should be paid to the gem of the south, Cork.

Cork is one of the largest counties in Ireland and with that comes a great variety of courses from links courses to a more parkland feel. Cork golf courses are some of the best in Ireland with classics like Old Head Golf Links and Cork Golf Club both of which maintain stellar reputations amongst golfers due to the passion exhibited by the staff to provide an outstanding experience to all who visit and the armies of greenkeepers who ensure the course is worthy of the name.

Popular destinations in Cork

Add Cork to your golfing bucket list

With a 680-mile-long coastline, Cork is home to some of the most picturesque golf courses and truly awe-inspiring scenery that make it perfect for a golf break on the Emerald Isle.

The county boasts an array of traditional pubs, rich heritage and plenty of great places to shop. It is one of the country’s most lively and entertaining locations offering plenty for golfers and non-golfers alike. What’s more, the region is home to some astounding budget-friendly yet top-quality hotels and resorts. The best part? You don’t have to worry about long haul flights, the county is easily accessible.

Golf travel tips for Cork

Best months for golfing weather:

May to September

Best months for value:

April & October

Most popular months:

May, June & September

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Explore by map

Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.

A taste of Irish hospitality during your golf break in Cork

If you’re wondering about accommodation options, let us give you some tips on where to stay.

Fota Island Resort 5* is a firm favourite, boasting three championship golf courses, two restaurants and a luxury hotel and spa all set out over the 780-acre estate. It is also conveniently close to the city centre. The hotel offers guests 123 modern en-suite bedrooms and 8 penthouse suites for that added comfort. Each room offers panoramic views of the stunning courses at Fota Island Golf Club.

Castlemartyr Resort 5* is another popular choice, offering luxury AA five-star accommodation within easy reach of Cork Airport, whilst also being on the doorstep of Cork City. Nestled in 220 acres of mature landscape, Castlemartyr is both scenic and well equipped with 103 bedrooms, a fantastic restaurant and a brilliant on-site inland links golf course.

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