John here from Lydon’s Lodge, I am a member of (Cloonacastle) Ballinrobe Golf
Club and I play of a handicap of 2 the course is approximately 15-20 minutes drive from Lydon’s Lodge.

Ballinrobe golf club was established in 1895 where there was a lovely 9 hole course at the race course situated on the Castlebar road.  In 1995 it moved to Cloonacastle (Ballinrobe Golf Club).

In recent years it got into the top 100 courses in Ireland currently 95th and is reputed ot be one of the finest in the West of Ireland. World renowned IRISH golfer Padraig Harrington described Ballinrobe Golf Club as "The finest Championship Golf Course in the West of Ireland. The Club is a fully restored 250 year old estate house. The layout and design by well know and the late Mr Eddie Hackett.  The course is a true championship test playing a par 73 and measuring 7,300 yards.

Visit for bookings or if staying at the Lodge I can arrange the booking, also I can give golf lessons, playing lessons and rent

Cong is the perfect Golfing destination in the west of Ireland with many top golf courses situated near by as listed below:

Also there is Claremorris, Tuam, Oughterard, Galway- Galway Bay and further
south the famous course Ballybunion.

For the best rates, contact us on:

  • +353 94 954 6053
  • Or book here.

For the best rates, call us on +353 94 954 6053

Or book online here.

Ballinrobe Golf Club

Ballinrobe Golf Course:

  • Address: Cloonacaste, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 094 9541118
    Championship, parkland, 18 hole, par 73.
Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle:

  • Address: Cong, Co. Mayo
    Telephone: int +353 ()) 094 9546003
    Parkland, 9 hole, par 35.
Westport Golf Club

Westport Golf Course:

  • Address: Carrowholly, Westport, Co. Mayo
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 098 28262
    Championship, parkland, 18 hole, par 73.
Connemara golf club

Connemara Championship Golf Links:

  • Address: Ballyconneely, Connemara Co. Galway
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 095 23502
    Championship, links course, 18 hole, par 72.
Enniscrone Golf Club

Enniscrone Golf Club:

  • Address: Enniscrone, Sligo
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 096 36297
  • Championship, Links Course, 18 hole, par 73.
Castlebar Golf Club

Castlebar Golf Club

  • Address: Castlebar, Co. Mayo
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 094 9021649
    Championship, Parkland, 18 hole, par 72.
Belmullet Golf Club

Belmullet Golf Club

  • Address: Carne Golf Links, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 097 82292
    Championship, Links Course, 18 hole, par 72.
Sligo Golf Club

Sligo Golf Club:

  • Address: Rosses Point, Sligo
    Telephone: int +353 (0) 071 9177134
    Championship, Links Course, 18 hole, Par 72.


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Neale GAA
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Ballinrobe Golf Club
Cong Food village
Cong festival
Cong Angling Club