Waterford Castle

Waterford Castle Golf Club

In Events by Mark O'Brien

Waterford Castle Golf Club is the place to play in 2017. Celebrating their 25th anniversary with the much anticipated Pro-Am, July 1st. Team bookings are available now.

Ireland’s only true island golf course surrounded by the River Suir is accessed by complimentary car ferry. WCGC enjoys idyllic seclusion located minutes from Waterford city centre and just 90 mins from Dublin and Cork.
The 310-acre private island golf course is ranked in the top 30 parkland courses in Ireland by Golf Ireland. Challenge your colleagues and your game on the 18-hole par 72 championship golf course, designed by Des Smyth, former Ryder Cup Player & Vice-Captain. The par-72,  6,814-yard golf course covering an area of over 200 acres on the Island Resort, combines the best of parkland and woodland areas including numerous scenic and strategically challenging features. All this set aside the Golf Performance Centre offering Custom fittings.

This fantastic course has everything for a wonderful golfing holiday, including; Practice Facilities, a 300 yard Driving Range, a Practice and Putting green, a Chipping and Short game area, Parkland and Woodland, Scenic and Strategically Challenging Features, the Kings Channel Clubhouse, a Function Room, Men’s & Ladies locker-rooms, Complimentary Car Ferry to the Island Resort, Free Car Parking, Rental Clubs, Rental Buggies, a Golf Shop and a Golf Performance Centre with Custom Fitting.

The Island Resort Lodges are ideal for the perfect Golf Getaway.The 45 family friendly lodges sleeping up to 6 in three double rooms plus a sofa bed and the Resort offers special Stay & Play packages.

The luxurious 16th Century Castle offers 19 bedrooms and suites. The award winning Munster Room Restaurant, as critically acclaimed in the 2015 Michelin Guide and holder of two 2AA Rosette is a wonderful treat to include in your golf getaway while The Kings Channel Golf Club serves delicious food throughout the day. For larger groups a private room with BBQ Terrace is also available.

Waterford Castle Golf Club offers the latest technology to help improve your golf game. PGA Professional Ryan Madigan offers guaranteed improvements with just a few lessons in the new performance center. “I use the latest technology and give real time 3d visual of a golfers swing from set up to impact added with the customs fittings their game improves instantly”, says Ryan.

The new technology gathers all the ball and club data to show the precise fit and the perfect club can then be fitted for the individual golfer needs. “We use high speed cameras to give the player visual feedback of swing changes made, this gives the player the opportunity to see first hand the progress they are making with their swing,” he says. “While custom fitting our focus is to choose a set of golf clubs that produces not only more distance but more accurate shots. In only one hour at the golf performance centre we can improve a player’s game by fitting them for their perfect set of clubs.”

What’s more, the whole experience is great value with Ryan proudly proclaiming: “Our prices can’t be beat.” Booking is required, please contact the Pro Shop.

The Teaching and Fitting center at Waterford Castle is equipped with all the latest tools and technology that the world’s elite players use to improve their games on a daily basis. With the use of video analysis with top-of-the-range high speed cameras combined with one of the leading launch monitors available the learning center at Waterford Castle is the premier destination in the SouthEast to improve your game.

The beautiful hotel and golf have won multiple awards, including; ‘The Best Wedding Venue 2016’ by Irish Wedding Diary, ‘7th of the 50 Best Hotels in The World 2016’ by Condé Nast, ‘3rd in the Top Ten Hotels of Europe 2016’ by Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Best Chef of Ireland 2017’ by YesChef Ireland, ‘National Cocktail Champion 2017’ by Bartenders Association of Ireland – BAI and The Munster Room Restaurant was voted “Best Hotel Restaurant 2017” in Munster by Irish Restaurant Awards, Ireland Restaurant Association.

What better place to relax in after an enjoyable round of golf than in a place that has won so many awards for its excellent service? What’s more, the green fees for the course are superb value all year round. From 1 April to 31 October, Visitors can enjoy a round for €35 Monday – Friday and €50 Saturday – Sunday while Societies can play for €30 Monday to Friday and €40 Saturday – Sunday. They carry a full range of the latest Titleist golf clubs as part of their rental clubs for all visitors along with new club car buggies. They have everything you need for a truly enjoyable golfing vacation at Waterford Castle.


Contact

Ryan Madigan, Golf Manager, PGA Professional
Waterford Castle Golf Club – WCGC, The Island, Waterford, Ireland

Resort Tel: +353 (0) 51 878 203                       Pro Shop Tel: +353 (0)51 871633
www.waterfordcastleresort.com              E. golf@waterfordcastleresort.com