The Emerald Isle boasts some of the best golf courses in the world, and the midlands has some well respected greens well worth putting on. So you really are in for a treat should you choose the Hodson Bay Hotel, or Sheraton Hotel Athlone, as your premier golfing destination during your luxurious getaway. Read on to discover the courses our enthusiasts have played and consider the best in the midlands!
Athlone Golf Club
On the resort of Hodson Bay Hotel is Athlone Golf Club. The 18-hole golf course surrounds the hotel with a mixture of challenging tees including water hazards, tree lined greens and more. Enjoy superb views of Hodson Bay as you make your way through the course. After a busy day on the green relax in our bar with refreshing drinks and light bites.
Esker Hills Golf Club
Esker Hills is home to Golf Star Shane Lowry, who rose to fame in 2009 as the first amateur golfer to win the Irish Open. Follow in Shane’s footsteps as you navigate the challenging terrain at Esker Hills Golf Club. This unique inland course is playable in all weather conditions, hail, rain, or shine.
Mount Temple Golf Club
Situated in the heart of ‘Irelands Hidden Heartlands’, Mount Temple Golf Club is renowned for its links and fairways. The natural drainage of the site gives the course the benefit of being playable all year round. Presenting a real challenge to all golfers, this scenic course has views that stretch over 75 miles from the fairway.
Glasson Golf Club
Designed by Ryder Cup Legend, Christy O’Connor Jnr., Glasson Golf club is one of Ireland’s top golfing destinations. With over 7,200 yards available across 18 holes, this course has incredible views of Lough Ree and Killinure Bay. Whether you’re a budding golfer or seasoned professional this course offers a challenge for golfers at all levels.