Ireland’s only true island golf course, surrounded by the River Suir and accessible by complimentary car ferry. Waterford Castle Golf Resorts & Club (WCGC) enjoys idyllic seclusion located minutes from Waterford city centre, 90 mins from Dublin and Cork.
The 18-hole par 72 Des Smyth designed course is located on a 310-acre private island. The 6814-yard course covers an area of over 200 acres on the Island Resort, with parkland and woodland areas including numerous scenic and strategically challenging features.
The 45 self-catering Island Lodges
are the perfect golf getaway resorts in Ireland, catering to groups & families (sleeps six - 3 double bedrooms + sofa bed), while the Island’s 16th Century Castle offers 19 luxurious bedrooms. A range of dining options are available at the King’s Channel Clubhouse and the Castle’s 2-AA Rosette Munster Room Restaurant.
Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort, named Golf Hotel of the Year 2020 by the Irish Hotel Awards.
I am not staying on the Island, can I use the golf course?
Yes, we welcome all to our golf course. Please contact our Golf Pro-Shop prior to arrival to ensure availability. Pro-Shop 051 871 633.
Do I need a handicap to play on the golf course?
Do I have to be a GUI member to play on the golf course?
Is there a dress code for the golf course?
Yes, it is not permitted to wear items such as jeans, tracksuit bottoms, tank tops etc. We do have suitable golf clothing for sale at our Pro-Shop. For more information please contact our Pro-Shop.
Can I rent golf clubs and/or a golf buggy?
Yes, we have rental sets of golf clubs available. We have a limited number of golf buggies available for usage in the summer season only. Please advise our Golf Pro-Shop at time of booking to ensure availability.