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. Enjoy world class golf in a warm and welcoming environment against a breath-taking backdrop.
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.