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4.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6703 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6703 yards
White 72 6379 yards
Green 72 5974 yards
Red (W) 72 5438 yards
Scorecard for Castleknock Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 73.1/123 312 591 219 442 307 479 208 596 173 3327 521 158 382 331 467 350 506 464 197 3376 6703
White M: 70.7/121 297 575 197 422 297 469 198 569 151 3175 488 151 358 322 456 328 482 437 182 3204 6379
Green M: 69.2/117 287 553 173 402 287 444 169 540 135 2990 478 139 348 299 414 302 456 408 140 2984 5974
Red W: 67.1/113 276 521 151 381 272 400 96 489 121 2707 457 111 317 275 390 276 426 362 117 2731 5438
Handicap 16 4 8 2 18 14 10 6 12 11 15 5 13 1 17 7 3 9
Par 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 5 3 36 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 4 3 36 72
Handicap (W) 15 5 9 1 13 7 17 3 11 6 12 18 10 2 16 8 4 14

Course Details

Year Built 2005
Fairways Perennial Ryegrass/Fescue/Bentgrass
Greens Creeping bentgrass A4/G6
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jonathan Gaunt (2005) Steve Marnoch (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express, Laser
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.4
45 Reviews (45)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Brunch 6
Dinner 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 10
Water Hazards 10
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 7
Locals 7
Entertaining Clients 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 10
Near the Airport 7
Worth the Drive 6

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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First Time Playing

Terrible greens

Only complaint is a big one, the greens were the worst I've seen all year. Spiked & loads of sand, every putt was pot luck.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf and restaurant close to city center

This is a relatively new track, and it will develop as time go by, when trees grow to be the obstacles they are designed to be. Overall it's a great challenge, that has plenty of variety. I was a member here for two years and did not get tired playing here.
Vue restaurant is great value for money, and members and visitors alike are treated very well.
The course is always in great condition, and greens are well receiving yet challenging enough. There is plenty of room to drive the ball.
I recommend playing here.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value

We played two threeballs abd all of us were happy with layout and courseconditions. Greens were excellent fasr and true. Will come back next year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice Course

I played this course in rain and windy conditions. The course was very nice with challenging holes. Greens were just aerated so my ball was always picking up sand as it was wet. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. I will definitely play this course again when I get back to Ireland.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fair

Greens were ok taught they would be best greens as on billboard too many pitch marks on greens players should repair but also green keepers

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Course, accommodating staff but greens need a bit work

Played this course yesterday, was a lovely course with great holes. Staff were very good because I was late and they didn't mind me teeing of a bit late. The only problem I had yesterday was slow play in front of us and they wouldn't let us play through. The greens need a bit of work though, loads of divots that haven't been repaired by players and green keepers but overall I really enjoyed the course and would go back in heartbeat to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather

Great Course in excellent condition

Great Course in excellent condition, can't complain about anything

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Nice golf course, beautiful fairways and smooth greens, staffs are friendly and the course are well maintained

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Great value for money

Played Castleknock on 10.06.15, booked it on-line with Golfnow.ie.
The course was in super condition.. greens were running perfectly.. too perfectly! Fairways is fantastic condition. Pace of play was very slow, but weather was great so didn't mind too much.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Castleknock Golf Course

Played Castleknock on 04.06.15, booked it on-line with Golfnow.ie. Booked a 2 ball, when we arrived we were put out with two strangers. This wasn't a problem as they were sound lads.
The course was in super condition, fair bit of sand on greens but they were running perfectly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Poor weather

Super Golf Course

Castleknock Golf Course is a testing and challenging golf course. The course is in excellent condition. Only complaint would be sticking us as a two ball in between two by four balls which meant we were waiting on most tees boxes adding at least 1/2 hour to our round. Otherwise had a super round it's a wonderful course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather

Castleknock Thursday

Well looked after course and a ejoyment to play

Will play again soon

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Castleknock gc

Good course, greens very slow and require cutting. Very good test of golf and with some manicuring this could be a fantastic course. €30 is too expensive for midweek golf though.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Fantastic course Give a try ,

a fabulous course to play, watch out for the water folks, thers plenty of it around, and bunkers everywhere, like a bombed out city, lol, excellent fairways a pleasure to hit off, I'd recommend this course to anybody who hasn't played a round on it, give it a try you won't be disappointed at the end of the round, cheap tee times , we booked our round online for just €17 pp, that's a great teetime for this course, just 1 thing I'd recommend, ring the course before you book if you can, we got stuck behind a competition which slowed the game down for us, so I'd ring before I'd book to make sure your in the clear , there is nothing as bad as a slow round, enjoy the course folks,

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent greens

Course was in great condition for this time of year,greens were excellent and a really nice course to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather

great

no leaves,a plus in winter !! staff were nice and helful

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather

Good features

Golf good,but could not get sandwich or crisps in bar

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Great value deal on an excellent course

Although the course was very busy due to the exceptional weather and play a little slow it was still an enjoyable day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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