An Grianan Hotel
has affiliated with the following Superb Local Golf Clubs
to allow you to stay with us and play at your chosen Club(s) for special Guest Green Fee prices
. Inishowen and the surrounding areas are Golfing Hot Spots
and what better way to spend a long day out on the links than with a relaxing stay in one of the finest Hotels in Donegal
Greencastle Golf Club
Greencastle Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole links course which nestles in the idyllic surrounds of the Inishowen Peninsula. It is a members owned course on the banks of Lough Foyle.
The club was founded in 1892 as a nine hole course and during it's centenary year opened a further nine, very challenging holes. The course is 5293 metres in length, par 69 with a S.S.S. of 68 from the competition tees.
The ladies course measures 4675 metres, par 69 with a S.S.S. of 70. There are six par three holes and a stream / drain comes into play on three holes.
North West Golf Club Buncrana
North West Golf Club is regarded as one of Inishowen's finest Golf Clubs. Situated in the Lisfannon, Buncrana it boasts outstanding natural beauty dating back to 1891 where it was one of the founding members of Golfing Union Ireland (G.U.I).
Measuring 6300 yards, the links is nestled beneath the so called ''mouldy mountains'' on the shores of Lough Swilly. The ever changing light patterns ensure that the surroundings are stunning throughout the seasons.
With a hint of St. Andrews the North West's Fairways have many humps and hollows to test all Golfers. This Golf Course will not disappoint!
Foyle Golf Centre
is situated on the outskirts of Derry City, and enjoys a unique position in its accessibility
to the City of Derry. With panoramic views and a gentle ambience, Foyle qualifies as a must for any visitor to Northern Ireland.
The parkland courses take full advantage of their natural settings
, and have been carefully designed by specialists in golf course construction.
Visitors will be delighted with the 18 Hole 'Earhart' championship standard par 71 course which measures 6643 yards off the white tees.
For the less adventurous, the 9 Hole 'Woodlands'
course provides a fun day's golf on a well maintained and challenging Par 3 course that is definitely worth the wait.
City of Derry Golf Club
The facilities of City of Derry Golf Club
are in keeping with the highest standards. The modern club house commands a most scenic aspect overlooking the 18th green, Foyle river and the Donegal mountains
It comprises of an 18 hole championship course, A challenging 9 hole hillside course, a practise area and putting green. The 18 hole course spans almost 6,000 metres, variety being its main feature, with lush green fairways meandering through mature woods providing a protective habitat for many wild creatures.
Impressive views of the wide sweep of the River Foyle
with a back drop of distant hills this great course enjoys one of the most picturesque settings anywhere in the world.
Ballyliffin Golf Courses
(excluded from guest green fee prices)
Ballyliffin Golf Club
, consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses and 36 wonderful holes make up one of the finest golf resorts to be found anywhere in the world. The Old Links undulates in the glory of its natural terrain, presenting an immensely enjoyable challenge to every golfer. Work recently undertaken by Nick Faldo
, one of Europe’s most successful golfers – with victories at the US Masters at Augusta.
The Open and on Ryder Cup Teams, has resulted in an Old Links that has been refined and what is now a fantastic golf course. The Old Links hosted the European Seniors Tour in June 2008- The Irish Seniors Open. The new Glashedy Links is fashioned around the incredible dunes, and is already notorious for its peat riveted bunkers and its opening three challenging par fours.
The Glashedy Links has hosted the Irish Inter-provincial Championships in 2006, the European Tour, North West of Ireland Open in 2002 and the Ladies European Tour, Ladies Irish Open in 1998.