Welcome to Baltinglass Golf Club

Originally founded in 1928 situated in beautiful West Wicklow overlooking the River Slaney, with the famous Wicklow mountains creating a stunning backdrop to the east golfers cannot but be impressed by the peaceful beauty which surrounds them. Baltinglass Golf Club is a delightful parkland course with manicured fairways and challenging greens offering an enjoyable experience to golfers of all abilities. Owned by the members, our relaxed friendly club guarantees a warm welcome, together with tasty food and refreshments, in convivial clubhouse surroundings.

Latest News

Following the government announcement of further measures to reduce the threat from the coronavirus (Covid-19), the GUI and ILGU have advised that all golf clubs, practice facilities and courses shut down with immediate effect until 19th April next. While golf is an outdoor sport that allows players to exercise in the fresh air, the message from the experts is clear – People must stay at home to help to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Whilst we will all miss our golf over the coming weeks, our priority now is the safety of the wider community. The course is now closed. The course greens staff will continue to work on the course for the time being, as this can be done safely and in keeping with HSE and GUI guidelines and advice this situation will be kept under ongoing review. The club office remains contactable by phone on 0872509929

We will update you as best we can over the coming weeks regarding further developments, and appreciate the cooperation of all members at this difficult and unprecedented time.

In the meantime we wish all our members, staff and their families well – we hope you stay safe and healthy and look forward to meeting in the club again when life returns to normal, as it inevitably will.

Fantastic New Membership Offer

Now to Dec 2021

Male and Female – €650 (Plus GUI or ILGU Fee)

Apply now to avail of this offer – phone 087 669 6909 or email [email protected]

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A lighter moment

At these difficult times it is important to look forward. It is only a little while ago we were celebrating the Captain’s Drive. Here is a little video made up of some of the photos.

Let’s all look forward to the course reopening and the next celebration.

Mary Gorry

Great article in the Wicklow People about our own golfing legend Mary Gorry. Just have a look at those achievements. Well done Mary.

If you would like to read the full article, you can find it at Wicklow People – Celebrating one of our best golfers.

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The course enjoys a sublime setting overlooking the town of Baltinglass with panoramic views of the Wicklow mountains.

Clubhouse and Bar area. Take a seat in our conservatory where stunning views of our golf course and of surrounding landscape can be taken.

Relax after your round of golf and enjoy good food and drink in our Clubhouse and restaurant.

Information

Diary Dates 2020

September

  • Fri 11th to Sun 13th President’s (Tom Hannafin) Prize GOY Club Championship Qualifier
  • Sat 12th 11-2 Blessington GS Frank O’Neill Memorial
  • Sun 13th 10.30 to 11.30 Moore’s GS
  • Wed 16th OFS from 11
  • Thurs 17th Ladies Comp
  • Thurs 17th to Sun 20th GOY Club Championship Qualifier
  • Autumn Medal (White Markers) / Veterans Summer Medal (Green markers)
  • Sat 19th @ 1.30 Cullen Trophy Final semifinal
  • Sun 20th @ 1.30 Cullen Trophy Final semifinal
  • Wed 23rd OFS from 11
  • Thurs 24th Ladies Comp
  • Thurs 24th to Sun 27th 18 h Singles GOY
  • Sun 27th @ 1.30 Cullen Trophy Final
  • Wed 30th OFS from 11
  • October

    • Thurs 1st Ladies Comp
    • Thurs 1st to Sun 4th 18h Singles Final GOY
    • Sat 3rd Club Championship playoffs
    • Wed 7th OFS from 11
    • Thurs 8th Ladies Comp
    • Thurs 8th to Sun 11th Winter League 1st of 7 rounds

    End of Revised Events

    Original Calendar

    • Fri 16th / Sat 17th / Sun 18th 14h Singles Winter League 2nd round
    • Fri 23rd / Sat 24th / Sun 25th / Mon 26th Open 3 Person Team Event
    • Fri 30th / Sat 31st Winter League 3rd round

    November

    • Sun 1st Winter League 3rd round
    • Fri 6th / Sat 7th / Sun 8th Winter League 4th round Sat 7th Men’s Section AGM @ 6pm
    • Fri 13th / Sat 14th / Sun 15th Winter League 5th round
    • Sat 14th Poulaphouca GS 10am
    • Thurs 19th Ladies Section AGM
    • Fri 20th / Sat 21st / Sun 22nd Winter League 6h round
    • Fri 27th / Sat 28th / Sun 29th Kaideen Knitwear Winter League Final round

    December

    • Sat 5th Turkey Team Event & Kaideen Knitwear Winter League Playoff @ 10am
    • Sat 5th Mass for deceased members @ 6pm Presentation Night for prize winners from Sept 20th to Dec 5th
    • Sun 6th Turkey Team Event
    • Sun 6th Club AGM @ 6pm
    • Thurs 10th Ladies Christmas Party
    • Sat 12th / Sun 13th Turkey Team Event
    • Sat 19th to Fri 1st Jan Turkey Singles Competitions
    • Baltinglass Golf Club Diary 2020

    Download the latest update to the Calendar 2020 (Revised 8th July)

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    About Us

    90 years after its inception, Baltinglass Golf Club could be said to have come of age. The addition of a new nine holes to the existing course has complemented an already outstanding facility. The striking beauty of the countryside cannot but impress a visitor to Baltinglass Golf Club. Looking down towards the town the former Presentation Convent and the Church stand out.

    Nestling in the Slaney valley stands the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey, founded by a group of Cistercian monks from Melifont on lands granted to them by Diarmuid McMurrough, High King of Leinster in 1148. The abbey became the focal point of learning and activity until it’s suppression in 1541. The lands comprising of 59,000 acres included several castles and water mills. The golf course stands on part of the lands, which were owned by the monks.

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