Golf on the edge of Europe…Connemara Championship Golf Links, the only links course in County Galway, is nestled between the scenic splendour of the 12 Bens mountain range and the rugged Atlantic Ocean. Connemara was Voted Best Links Course in Connaught in 2013, 2016 and 2018 by Golfer’s Guide to Ireland. This beautiful isolated links course, founded in 1973 and designed by Eddie Hackett lies to the West of Clifden along the Wild Atlantic Ways signature discovery point of Derrigimla Bog and Mannin Bay Blueway.
From the testing dog leg opening hole through to the breathtaking back 9, the course is a test for all levels. In 2000 an additional 9 holes were unveiled to add a further dimension to the exhilarating Connemara golfing experience. In 2005 US Businessman and aviation record breaker Steve Fossett and co-pilot Mark Rebholz re-enacted Alcock and Brown’s first non-stop flight across the Atlantic, landing on the 8th fairway!
When playing Connemara you are always mesmerised by the landscape around you, whether it’s Slyne Head Lighthouse, the 12 Bens Mountains, the Atlantic Ocean or Grainne O’Malleys Castle, there is something special on every hole.