Swords golf club Dublin

Swords golf course Dublin

Swords Golf Course

Swords Club Crest

Situated in the idyllic surroundings of North County Dublin along the banks of the, Broadmeadow river. Swords Open Golf Course offers a unique golfing experience to every golfer. Only 5 minutes from Dublin airport and only 15 Km. from the city centre, the course is easily accessible and the green fees are very reasonable. Friendly staff will be happy to take telephone bookings. A warm welcome awaits you in the log cabin clubhouse.

Green Fees Midweek: €20
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €30
Green Fees with a Member: €15/20
Green Fees for Opens: €20
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: €30
Yes
Buggy Hire: €25
Yes
Soft Spikes: No
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €1,100
Full Pay & Play Membership Fee: €300
Entrance Fee: None
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Designer Tommy Halpin
Founded 1992
Address

Balheary Avenue,
Swords,
Co. Dublin

Telephone 01-8901030
Email info@swordsopengolfcourse.com
Website Swords golf club website
Secretary/Manager: Orla McGuinness
Captain: Derek Carmody
Lady Captain: Orla McGuinness
President: None
Vice-Captains':

Paddy Donovan & Ann Clarke

Hon. Secretary: Brendan FowlerKaren McKenna
Club Pro: Shop
Hon. Treasurer: Paddy Donovan & Karen Cullen
Comp. Secretary: Declan Dermody & Barbara Sweetman 
Swords Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:53.488274
Long:-6.266713
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 8.30am to dusk
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual.
Catering: Coffee & Sandwiches Days to Avoid: None
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Midweek & Weekends Pre-booking for open Tournaments: N/A

Swords Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (to be Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Saturday 4 March   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Saturday 8 July   Closed 1
Captain's Prize Round 1
Saturday 24 June
Sunday 25 June
Closed 1
Captain's Prize Round 1 Sunday 25 June   Closed 1
Captains' Prize
Sunday 1 July
  Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize to the Men
Saturday 5 August Sunday 6 August Closed 2
Lady Captain's Prize to the Men Sunday 6 August   Closed 1
Captain's Prize to the Ladies Tuesdat 15 August   Closed 1
Captain's Prize to the Ladies Saturday 5 August Sunday 6 August Closed 2
Captain's Prize to the Ladies
Sunday 6 August   Closed 1
Vice-Captain's Prize Saturday 2 September   Closed 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 6 January
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 13 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 20 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 27 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 3 February
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 10 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 17 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 24 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 3 March
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 10 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 17 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 24 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 31 March
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 7 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 14 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 21 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 28 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 5 May
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 12 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 19 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 26 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 2 June
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 9 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 16 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 23 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 30 June
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 7 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 14 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 21 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 28 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 4 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 11 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 18 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 25 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 1 September
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 8 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 15 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 22 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 29 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 6 October
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 13 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 20 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 27 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 3 November
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 10 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 17 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 24 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 1 December
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 8 December   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 15 December   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 29 December   Open 1
         
         
         

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 71 SSS 69 5,613 yd's
Yellow Par 71 SSS 68 5,397 yd's
Red Par 71 SSS 70 4,813 yd's

Card

Hole No. White Yellow Par Index Red Par Index
1 135 123 3 13 118 3 13
2 365 355 4 3 325 5 3
3 460 436 5 11 345 5 11
4 345 333 4 7 318 4 7
5 360 351 4 5 320 4 5
6 470 461 5 9 420 5 9
7 255 246 4 15 246 4 15
8 131 120 3 17 106 3 17
9 475 454 5 1 382 5 1
Out 2,994 2,879 37   2,580 37  
10 365 355 4 12 300 4 12
11 145 135 3 18 115 3 18
12 367 355 4 4 321 4 4
13 145 135 3 8 106 3 8
14 462 450 5 14 410 5 14
15 305 285 4 16 266 4 16
16 360 351 4 2 300 4 2
17 170 161 3 10 140 3 10
18 300 291 4 6 275 4 6
In 2,619 2,518 34   2,233 34  
Total 5,613 5,397 71   4,813 71  
SSS 69 68     70    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record: 72 Eoin O'Mare 11/08/2010

Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

Club Secretary Orla McGuinness qualified for the National Finals of the Irish Times-Mitsubishi Motors Women's Masters. She returned 31 points in the semi-final at Glasson Golf Hotel & Country Club on the 23rd of August 2001. Then it was on to Galway Bay Golf & Country Club for the Final on 13th September.

Prior to 2001:

Johnny Brosnan an 8 handicapper had an albatross on the 246-metre par 4, 8th.

History of Swords

Founded 1992

Roll of Honour

 

Member Year Hon. Position
Denise McLoughlin 1996 Ladies Captain
Tony Lynch 1996 Men's Captain
Denise McLoughlin 1997 Ladies Captain
Tony Lynch 1997 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 1998 Ladies Captain
Colm McGuinness 1998 Men's Captain
Brenda McLoughlin 1999 Ladies Captain
Garry Lawlor 1999 Men's Captain
Anne Casey 2000 Ladies Captain
Alan Kinsella 2000 Men's Captain
Tony Lynch 2000 President
Mary Breen 2001 Ladies Captain
Pat Gavin 2001 Men's Captain
Tony Lynch 2001 President
Orla McGuinness 2002 Ladies Captain
Fintan Murray 2002 Men's Captain
Tony Lynch 2002 President
Dympna Gavin 2003 Ladies Captain
Fintan Murray 2003 Men's Captain
Denise McLoughlin 2003 President
Denise McLoughlin 2004 Ladies Captain
Andrew McLoughlin 2004 Men's Captain
Maureen McEvoy 2004 President
Dolores Farrelly 2005 Ladies Captain
Eamonn Kinsella 2005 Men's Captain
Denis McLoughlin 2005 President
Cathy Colclough 2006 Ladies Captain
Fintan Farrelly 2006 Men's Captain
Andrew McLoughlin 2006 President
Carmen Cassin 2007 Ladies Captain
Declan McEvoy 2007 Men's Captain
Andrew McLoughlin 2007 President
Teresa Smith 2008 Ladies Captain
Michael Corrigan 2008 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2008 President
Doreen Bell 2009 Ladies Captain
John Kennedy 2009 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2009 President
Patricia Flood 2010 Ladies Captain
Justin O'Mara  2010 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2010 President
Maura Madigan 2011 Ladies Captain
Andrew McLoughlin 2011 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2011 President
Anne Hogan 2012 Ladies Captain
Brendan Fowler 2012 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2012 President
Eileen Foran 2013 Ladies Captain
Tommy O'Rourke 2013 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2013 President
Michelle O'Shea 2014 Ladies Captain
John Kenny 2014 Men's Captain
Odette Caughey 2014 President
Valerie Ryan 2015 Ladies Captain
Sean McCluskey 2015 Men's Captain
Bernie McCormack 2016 Ladies Captain
William Greene 2016 Men's Captain
Orla McGuinness 2017 Ladies Captain
Derek Carmody 2017 Men's Captain
Ann Carey (15) 2017 Lowest Ladies Handicap
Mick Jenkinson (5) 2017
Lowest Men's Handicap

Holes in One at Swords

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Willie O'Connor 9 June 1996 1st   155 m
Johnny Brosnan 26 May 1998 8th   255 m
Fintan Farrelly 3 July 2000 15th 5 iron 145 m
Colm McGuinness 30 June 2001 13th   155 m
Christy McNally 14 September 1997 15th   145 m
Paul Clancy 15 July 2001 17th   170 m
Jim O'Rourke 22 July 2001 15th   145 m
Peter Flynn 20 October 2002 1st   135 m
Orla McGuinness 20 July 2003 3rd   110 m
Dympna Gavin 16 November 2003 17th   140 m
Michael Murphy 7 March 2004 11th   145 m
Antoinette Doran 31 August 2004 1st   118 m
Ellie O'Reilly 11 September 2004 11th   115 m
Ger McCann 13 June 2004 17th   170 m
Noel Kennedy 8 May 2005 13th   147 m
Padraig Reid 14 August 2005 11th   135 m
Des Rooney 27 August 2006 3rd   120 m
Carmel Callery 19 January 2007 3rd   110 m
Ray Cunningham 17 February 2007 3rd   120 m
Des Rooney 22 April 2007 1st   135 m
Margaret Moore 15 May 2007 11th   115 m
Odette Caughey 3 November 2007 8th   106 m
Greg Oman 15 March 2008 1st   135 m
Noel Kennedy 17 August 2008 17th   170 m
Kathleen Gleeson 9 September 2008 8th   106 m
Martin Kenna 7 June 2009 17th   161 m
David Walsh 25 April 2010 8th   120 m
Richard Seever 9 May 2010 11th   135 m
Richard Seever 18 July 2010 11th   145 m
Michael Hogan 2 September 2010 11th   115 m
Ger Flynn 10 October 2010 13th   135 m
Pat Sullivan 26 June 2011 11th   145 m
Christy McNally 14 September 2011 15th   145 m
Tony Daly 18 September 2011 13th   145 m
Brendan Gallagher 21 October 2012 17th   170 m
Karl Turnbull October 2012 13th   135 m
Eileen Foran 7 September 2013 11th   120 m
Karen McKenna 7 September 2013 13th   108 m
William Dempsey 28 September 2013 1st   135 m
Gary Love 7 December 2013 1st   135 m