Nestled in the heart of 1,100-acres of private parkland in Maynooth County Kildare, Carton House Golf is a respite from the outside world and yet is just 25 mins from both Dublin Airport and city centre. Home to 2 championship courses, Carton House Golf offers exquisite views, impeccably maintained fairways, a convenient location and an exceptional golfing experience. Golfers can choose from the classic Parkland O'Meara, which winds through ancient woodland and the banks of the River Rye, or Montgomorie where you will play the challenge of the inland links on soil that many a legend has played on.
Designed by 1998 Open Champion and US Masters Champion Mark O'Meara, beware as this beauty of a classic parkland golf course is still full of challenges.Meander through ancient woodlands and skirt the banks of the river Rye before sending the golf ball soaring over golden waters. Played by over 30,000 golfers every season the 18th hole offers a breath-taking backdrop of the historic Palladian Manor House, reflective lake and picturesque Boat House-said to have been custom built for Queen Victoria. Designed to challenge golfers of all abilities whilst bringing the beauty and history of the Carton House estate to the fore.
Inspired by the greatest links lands of the world, The Montgomerie, an inland links experience, pays tribute to the traditions of the game and sets a challenge like no other. Designed by Colin Montgomerie with numerous cavernous bunkers to test even the seasoned golfer, journey across 7,300 yards of impeccable greens and vast fairways as you play on the soil many an Irish Open champion has. Are you up to the challenge of the Montgomerie?
Home to the Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) and its National Academy, Carton proudly provides the best golf practice facilities in Ireland, with state-of-the-art technological equipment to unlock the potential of your game.
The proud host venue for 2005, 2006 and 2013 Irish Opens as well as the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships, the home of the Golfing Union of Ireland, steeped in centuries of history, the 36-hole Carton House golfing experience is an experience like no other. Carton House Golf Club means enjoying world class golf in a warm and welcoming environment against a breath-taking backdrop.
To follow in the footsteps of the golfing greats with a round on Montgomerie or O'Meara, warm up on the driving range used by the pros, fully equipped thanks to the Carton House Golf Shop and enjoy a hearty lunch before or after the game at the social hub of activity that is The Carriage House. This describes any golfer's dream. Conveniently located, with centuries of history around every corner, here everybody will enjoy a golfing experience like no other at Carton House Golf.


Montgomerie Course
Design: Colin Montgomerie
Terrain: Inland/Links course
Technical difficulty: Moderate – Hard
Length: Par 72, 7.301 / 6.821 yards (men), 6.365 / 5.655 yards (women)

O'Meara Course
Design: Mark O'Meara
Terrain: Parkland
Technical difficulty: Moderate - Hard
Length: Par 73, 7.165 / 6.828 yards (men), 6.419 / 5.667 (Par 74) yards (women)



Practice areas, Golfshop, Academy, rental equipment, Spa & Wellness, Accommodation, Restaurants


Green Fee:


Montgomerie Course, 18 holes
Low Season from 80.00
High Season up to 115.00 till 150.00

O'Meara Course
Low Season from 70.00
High Season up to 95.00 till 125.00


Carton House
A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Carton Demesne, Maynooth
Co. Kildare, W23 TD98


Tel. + 353 1 505 2000


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