Golf at Lucan Spa Hotel
The Lucan Spa Hotel holds a long tradition of welcoming golf groups from home and abroad. Golf in Ireland has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with the success of major winners Padraig Harrington, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry. There are a number of superb courses dotted in proximity of Lucan Spa Hotel, including The K Club (2006 Ryder Cup Venue), Carton House (Irish Open Venue 2005, 2006 and 2013) and many others including Luttrellstown Golf Course and Hermitage Golf Course.
1. Lucan Golf Club
Located just a swing from Lucan Spa Hotel is Lucan Golf Club. This magnificent course offers a par 71 course measuring 5962 metres off the Blue Markers (5242 metres for Ladies). Lucan Golf Course is traditionally known for its excellent greens, while the course itself incorporates mature trees, streams, bridges and water hazards that come into play on several holes. After finishing, golfers can return to Lucan Spa Hotel for a drink and bite to eat.
2. Hermitage Golf Course
Further on from Lucan and a quick 7 minutes’ drive from Lucan Spa Hotel lies the impressive Hermitage Golf Club. Set in a charming location on the banks of the River Liffey, the course measures 6,010 m Par 71 with a standard scratch of 71 off the back tees.
3. Luttrellstown Golf Course
The 18-hole championship Golf Course at Luttrellstown is set on 567 acres of mature parklands set within the walls of a historical private estate. Luttrellstown Golf Course is situated 12 minutes’ drive from Lucan Spa Hotel and sits on the opposite side of the River Liffey from Hermitage Golf Course. Buggies, electric trolleys and clubs are all available from the fully-stocked Pro Shop.
4. Carton House
Carton House offer two golf courses to choose from; The Montgomerie (designed by Colin Montgomerie and home of the 2005, 2006 and 2013 Irish Open) and the O’Meara Course (designed by 1998 Open Champion and US Masters Champion Mark O'Meara). Both courses offer year-round playability with no temporary greens.
5. Liffey Valley Par 3 Course
Short on time, but want the full experience of a full round of golf? Why not book a round at Liffey Valley Par 3 Course. Only 2 minutes from Lucan Spa Hotel, this course offers golfers the chance to play the game from up to 200 yards for each hole in the same way you would on a full golf course. Perfect for beginners or those looking to sharpen their short game.