Powerscourt Golf Club
36 Hole Parkland   


Course Facts:
Address
Powerscourt Estate
Enniskerry
Co. Wicklow
Secretary/Manager: Bernard Gibbons
Captain: John Sheehan
Lady Captain: Ann Daly
Telephone: 01-2046033 President: Dr. Michael Slazenger
Public No: 01-2046033 Vice-Captain: Eddie Cowzer & Marian Carroll
Fax: 01-2761303 Hon. Secretary: Morgan Whelan & Ann Meehan
E-mail: bernard.gibbons@powerscourt.net Club Pro: Paul Thompson 01-2046033
Website: www.powerscourtgolf.ie Hon. Treasurer: Ronnie Ellis & Eileen Durmken
Founded: 1996 Designed by: Peter McEvoy & David McClay-Kidd
Open for membership. Societies are welcome and group rates are available.
Membership: 900 Course opening hours: Daylight hours
Green Fees Midweek: €150 Clubhouse opening hours: 8.00am to 11.30pm
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €150 Mobile phones: Not on course or in clubhouse
Green Fees With a Member: €55 Dress Code: Neat casual, no denim
Green Fees For Opens: N/A Catering: Full catering facilities
Practice Area: Yes Days to Avoid: None (phone)
Club Hire: Yes Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Midweek & Weekends
Buggy Hire: Yes Pre-booking for open tournaments: N/A
Soft spikes: Yes    




Course Description:

Powerscourt Golf Club is situated within the magnificent 1,000 acre Powerscourt Estate in the Garden of Ireland just 12-miles south of Dublin city centre. This inspiring par 72 championship course with 18 of the best shaped putting surfaces in the country has been built to USGA recommendations and measures just over 7,000 yd's. A free draining parkland course with links characteristics, Powerscourt tees, fairways, bunkers and sand based greens are of exceptional quality.

Set in Ireland’s most beautiful countryside with an abundance of mature trees and natural features with stunning views to the sea and the Sugar Loaf Mountains, Powerscourt is simply an exceptional experience for all golfers. It was the venue for the AIB Seniors Championship in 2001 and a new 18 hole course has recently been construction. With the opening of the new West Course and the redesigned clubhouse, Powerscourt has established itself as a golf centre to rival any in Ireland. This new course was designed by David McLay Kidd, whose portfolio includes the acclaimed Bandon Dunes in Oregon USA. Like the East Course, the West offers a variety of challenging holes while presenting a new perspective on the stunning scenery of the Powerscourt Estate. Possessing the highest standard of tees, greens and fairways you’ll find anywhere in the countr,y it was created with top class tournaments in mind, however it can be enjoyed by golfers of all abilities.

West Course Details:
Parkland course with links characteristics 6,345 mtrs (championship tees) Green fee is available every day. Societies are welcome and group rates are available. Powerscourt's East Course was voted the No. 12-ranked golf course in Ireland, by “Golf Digest Ireland” in 2008. Powerscourt's East Course was voted Joint No. 21 Parkland/Inland Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2008, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland. Powerscourt's West Course was voted No. 33 Parkland/Inland Course in Ireland by "Backspin".




Open & Major fixtures 2008:

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No fixtures until 2009.
       




Club History

Founded 1995, affiliated 1996.




Location

Powerscourt is located 19 km south of Dublin just off the N11 south of Bray, through Enniskerry Village. On the road, you will find it on your right, well sign-posted.





Members Achievements

Powerscourt Golf Club won the Old Conna Seniors Cup in 2002 when the team was Pat Curtin, Frank Belton, Des Howe, John Bell, Peter Todd, All Lawless, Oliver Maloney, Dermot Maloney, Dermot O'Sullivan, Tom Clarke, Michael Waters, Dermot Flynn, Denis O'Connor, Tom Byrne and Finn Meehan. They were managed by Ronnie Ellis, assisted by Don Casey.

they won the Powerscourt Cup in 1999 when the team was, John Prosser, Trevor Turner, Bill Nolan, Pat Hogan, Patrick Marrinan, Kevin McCaughan, Chris Bell, Eddie Cowzer, Dermot Kelly, Max Miller, Ron Woods, they were managed by Frank Belton.

They won it again in 2001 when the team was Dermot Kelly, Padraig O'Sullivan, Ciaran Fahy, Dermot Flynn, Pat Hurley, Barry Morgan, John Carney, Chris Bell, Ian Carroll, Kevin O'Malley, Pat Durkin, Anthony Collins, they were managed by Michael Moriarty.

They last won it in 2003 when the team was Gerry Doyle, Dermot Herbert, Ciaran Fahy, Paddy Murphy, Barry Morgan, Phillip Dagg, Peter Todd, John Power, Paul Kealy, Peter Brady, Cormac Hassett, Pat Curtin, John Bell, Finbar Duggan, Justin Cahill, Charles Harbourne, they were managed by Richie Morgan.

The Ladies of Powerscourt Golf were District Champions in Ulster Bank All-Ireland Ladies Fourball in 1998 when the team was Gay Barry, Cheryl Ball, Helen Scully, Carol McKenna, Mary Magnier, Kerri Halberg, Suzy McMullan, Berni Fitherston, Finola O'Kelly, Cathy Shubotham, Ruth Hurson, they were captained by Margaret Anderson.

They won the ILGU 5th Autumn Team in 1997 when the team was, Jane Evans, Phil Hogan, Mary Magnier, Ursula Dowling, Gwen McKeon, Mary Rose Assaf, Carol Lowe, they were captained by Berni Fetherston.

They won the Finn Trophy in 1997 when the team was, Carol McKenna, Helen Scully, Ruth Fenelon, Nora Deane, Kerri Halberg, Marianne Comiskey, Gay Barry, Berni Fetherston, Angela Kelly, Ruth Hurson, Cathy Shubotham Pat Dolan, Margaret Anderson, they were captained by Suzy McMullan.

They won it again in 1999 when the team was Suzy McMullan, Antoinette Brennan, Ursula Dowling, Carol McKenna, Marianne Comiskey, Cathy Shubotham, Kerri Cullen, Mary Fox, Ruth Hurson, Pat Dolan, Berni Fetherston, they were captained by Cheryl Ball. 

2005 Lady Captain Denise Lambe and her Captain's Prize winner Kerrie Cullen qualified in the Volkswagen/Irish Independent Lady Captain's Classic in this scotch foursomes format. It was off to the National Finals at The Heritage Golf Club on Monday 3 rd October where they were paired with The Heritage pair of Abbey Cosgrove and Maude Quigley.

2004 Lady Captain Cora Flaherty (21) and her Captain's Prize Winner Avril O'Byrne (12) were qualifiers in the Volkswagen-Irish Independent Lady Captain's Classic at Headfort Golf Club in August 2004 they qualified for the National Finals at Hermitage on 4th October.

Mark Burton of Powerscourt Golf Club won the Lucozade-Irish Independent Longest Drive Competition at the Co. Louth Golf Club in August 2001.





Card of the East Course (metres)
 
Hole No Blue White Green Par Index Red Par Index
1 401 384 376 4 5 373 5 16
2 461 444 426 5 13 402 5 12
3 154 131 116 3 17 105 3 18
4 332 295 283 4 3 263 4 4
5 216 191 171 3 9 155 3 14
6 484 461 431 5 7 404 5 2
7 383 336 323 4 11 302 4 10
8 422 401 387 4 1 379 5 6
9 348 306 292 4 15 279 4 8
Out 3,201 2,949 2,805 36   2,662 38  
10 387 351 342 4 16 323 4 3
11 382 354 344 4 8 319 4 5
12 498 485 472 5 12 428 5 15
13 167 156 136 3 16 119 3 13
14 350 309 288 4 14 287 4 11
15 357 333 329 4 4 317 4 7
16 145 134 123 3 18 97 3 17
17 544 488 482 5 2 462 5 1
18 390 371 347 4 10 319 4 9
In 3,220 2,981 2,863 36   2,671 36  
Total 6,421 5,930 5,668 72   5,333 74  
SSS 74 72 70     75    

Men's Course Record: 68 Paul Thompson
Ladies Course Record: 76 Martina Linscott 08/07/2002

Card of the West Course (metres)
 
Hole No Blue White Green Par Index Red Par Index
1 544 535 502 5 5 496 5 4
2 196 169 142 3 13 134 3 16
3 329 311 259 4 11 255 4 10
4 412 390 366 4 1 309 4 8
5 309 297 277 4 15 272 4 12
6 155 132 109 3 17 101 3 18
7 490 472 454 4 9 451 5 2
8 379 356 348 4 3 316 4 6
9 370 343 348 4 7 307 4 14
Out 3,184 3,005 2,772 36   2,579 36  
10 356 328 317 4 8 293 4 9
11 153 124 113 3 18 105 3 17
12 358 327 300 4 4 293 4 1
13 392 366 349 4 10 337 4 7
14 368 340 301 4 6 262 4 11
15 336 328 301 4 16 281 4 13
16 525 496 457 5 2 396 5 3
17 187 168 149 3 14 143 3 15
18 493 473 448 5 12 413 5 5
In 3,168 2,950 2,735 36   2,523 36  
Total 6,352 5,955 5,507 72   5,102 72  
SSS 74 72 70     71    



Roll of Honour
C. G. Bell 1996 Ladies Captain
W. O. H. Fry 1996 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 1996 President
C. G. Bell 1997 Ladies Captain
W. O. H. Fry 1997 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 1997 President
Pat Dolan 1998 Ladies Captain
David Shubotham 1998 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 1998 President
Margaret Anderson 1999 Ladies Captain
Malcolm McMullan 1999 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 1999 President
Mrs. Ruth Hurson 2000 Ladies Captain
Mr. Chris Ball 2000 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2000 President
Nancy Mullins 2001 Ladies Captain
N. Mullins 2001 Ladies President
Frank Belton 2001 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2001 President
Angela Cowzer 2002 Ladies Captain
Paddy Murphy 2002 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2002 President
Evelyn Keenan 2003 Ladies Captain
Marcus Magnier 2003 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2003 President
Cora Flatherty 2004 Ladies Captain
Doug Notley 2004 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2004 President
Kerri Cullen 2005 Ladies Captain
Martin Duggan 2005 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2005 President
Suzy McMullan 2006 Ladies Captain
Oliver Maloney 2006 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2006 President
Mary Fox 2007 Ladies Captain
James Cahill 2007 Men's Captain
Dr. Michael Slazenger 2007 President
Suzie McMullen (9) 2008 Lowest Ladies H'cap
Kieran Nolan (4) 2008 Lowest Men's H'cap


Major Prize Winners
Name Year Prize
B. Murphy 2000 Captain's Prize
A. Brennan 2000 Lady Captain's Prize
B. Evens 2000 President's Prize
Mrs. J. Evens 2000 Lady President's Prize
R. A. Woods 2000 Golfer of the Year
A. Burton 2000 Ladies Golfer of the Year
R. Morgan 2001 Captain's Prize
D. Butler 2001 Lady Captain's Prize
J. McKenna 2001 President's Prize
Mrs. C. McKenna 2001 Lady President's Prize
G. Fenelon 2001 Golfer of the Year
D. Butler 2001 Ladies Golfer of the Year
M. Duggan 2002 Captain's Prize
D. Butler 2002 Lady Captain's Prize
P. Coghlan 2002 President's Prize
Mrs. B. McLean 2002 Lady President's Prize
S. Fleming 2002 Golfer of the Year
J. Casey 2002 Ladies Golfer of the Year
P. O'Sullivan 2003 Captain's Prize
D. Neill 2003 Lady Captain's Prize
J. Dawson 2003 President's Prize
Mrs. B. Ellingsen 2003 Lady President's Prize
C. Burke 2003 Golfer of the Year
M. Cantwell 2003 Ladies Golfer of the Year
G. McDonogh 2004 Captain's Prize
A. O'Byrne 2004 Lady Captain's Prize
D. Shubotham 2004 President's Prize
Mrs. M. Dolan 2004 Lady President's Prize
B. Hassett 2004 Golfer of the Year
A. Daly 2004 Ladies Golfer of the Year
P. Brady 2005 Captain's Prize
D. Lamb 2005 Lady Captain's Prize
J. Ryan 2005 President's Prize
Mrs. I. Chapman 2005 Lady President's Prize
N. Kelly 2005 Golfer of the Year
V. Kelly 2005 Ladies Golfer of the Year


Holes-in-One
Person Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Andrew Clarke 7 October 1997 3rd East 131 m
C. Simpson 1 June 2001 3rd East 131 m
S. Sweeney 11 August 2004 11th West 124 m
Sean Clancy 2 April 2007 6th West 132 m




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