Dooks Golf Club
Enjoy Playing One of Ireland’s Oldest Links Golf Courses. Golf has been played in Dooks since 1889 and so is one of the fifth oldest clubs in Ireland. It was introduced to the local aristocracy by officers from the Royal Horse Artillery attending compulsory training at the nearby Glenbeigh Artillery Range.
If you are on a golfing break in Kerry you won’t want to miss the opportunity to play Dooks – a truly magical location for a stunning golf course. Experience breathtaking views and a unique links challenge that golfers have enjoyed since 1889. The charm, the atmosphere and the beautiful seaside setting of a truly traditional golf links makes Dooks a golf experience that has to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
The origin of the word ‘Dooks’ comes from the Irish Douaghs meaning dunes. Dooks golf links is not as exposed as some Irish courses and features an amazing variety of gorse, heather and wild flowers.
The Natterjack Toad which the Club has adopted as its emblem, is a rare and preserved species and its habitat is preserved on a stunning course which combines the visual qualities of links and heath with its backdrop of mountains, beaches and ocean and its profusion of natural flora – all of which makes it an idyllic golfing location.
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