Athlone golf club Roscommon

Athlone golf course Roscommon

Athlone Golf Course

Athlone Club Crest

Athlone Golf Club is a superb 18-hole parkland course bounded on three sides by picturesque Lough Ree. Beautifully designed, the course exploits the natural splendour of its surroundings, affording from its vantage points and from the modern strategically appointed clubhouse panoramic views of the lake and its wooded islands.

Its tree-lined fairways and undulating terrain make it a true test of golf. Selected to host numerous provincial and national championships, its profile was further enhanced by the staging of the prestigious All-Ireland Cups and Shields Finals in 1998.

Easily accessible, Athlone Golf Club is situated at Hudson Bay, 6km. from the centre of Athlone and just off the N61 to Roscommon.

It has excellent bar and catering facilities, a Pro. Shop and visitors are always assured of a friendly Cead Mile Failte.

Societies are welcome and group rates are available.

Athlone was voted the No. 96-ranked golf coursein Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2014 (Up-3);

Athlone was voted the No. 99-ranked golf coursein Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2013;

Athlone was voted the No. 90-ranked golf coursein Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2010;

Athlone was voted the No. 76-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2009;

Athlone was voted the No. 64-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2008;

Green Fees Midweek: €30
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €40
Green Fees with a Member: €15
Green Fees for Opens: €15
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: Yes
Buggy Hire: Yes
Soft Spikes: Yes
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €725
Full Family Membership Fee: €1,575
Full Beginners Membership Fee: €450
Entrance Fee: None
Course Type Parkland
No Holes 18
Members 883
Designer J. McAllister
Founded 1892
Address

Hodson Bay,
Athlone,
Co. Roscommon

Telephone 090-6492073
Email athlonegolfclub@eircom.net
Website Athlone golf club website
Administration/Manager: Alacoque O'Connor
Captain John Rice
Lady Captain: Noirin O'Rourke
President: Lily Hynes
Vice-Captains': Padraig O’Connor & Margaret Egan
Hon. Secretary:  Margaret Egan
Club Pro: Kevin Grealy 090-6492073
Hon. Treasurer: Paddy Kenny Snr. & Bernie Stapleton
Comp. Secretary: Padraig O’Connor
Athlone Golf Course Layout Course Layout

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:53.475964
Long:-7.998366
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General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am to Midnight
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities Days to Avoid: Sundays & Tuesdays
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other days Pre-booking for open Tournaments:14 Days in advance

Athlone Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (Confirmed)        
Event Start Finish Type Duration
Captains' Drive-In Sunday 19 February   Closed 1
Captain's Prize to the Ladies Tuesday 27 June   Closed 1
Captain's Prize Saturday 1 July Sunday 2 July
Closed 2
Captain's Prize Sunday 2 July   Closed 1
Lady Captain's Prize Sunday 16 July   Closed 1
President's Prize to the Ladies
Tuesday 29 August
  Closed 1
President's Prize to the Men Saturday 2 September
Sunday 3 September Closed 2
President's Prize to the Men Sunday 3 September
  Closed 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 4 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 11 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 18 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 25 January   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 1 February
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 8 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 15 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 22 February   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 1 March
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 8 March   Open 1
L. & G. Shamrock Special Friday 17 March Sunday 19 March
Open 3
L. & G. Shamrock Special Saturday 18 March   Open 1
L. & G. Shamrock Special Sunday 19 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 22 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 29 March   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 5 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 12 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 14 April
Monday 17 April Open 4
L. & G. Singles Stableford Saturday 15 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Sunday 16 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Monday 17 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 20 April   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 26 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Open Weekend Saturday 29 April
Monday 1 May Open 3
L. & G. Open Weekend Sunday 30 April
  Open 1
L. & G. Open Weekend Monday 1 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 3 May   Open 1
Ladies Open Day Tuesday 9 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 10 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 17 May   Open 1
St. Hildas Colf Classic Friday 19 May   Open 1
Ladies Open Day Tuesday 23 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 24 May   Open 1
Start of Open Week Sunday 28 May Monday 5 June Open 9
Singles Stableford Sunday 28 May   Open 1
Ladies 12-Hole from 18.30 Sunday 28 May   Open 1
Ladies Day Monday 29 May   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 30 May Wednesday 31 May Open 2
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 31 May   Open 1
L. & G. Fourball Betterball Thursday 1 June
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 2 June
Monday 5 June Open 4
L. & G. Singles Stableford Saturday 3 June May
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Sunday 4 June
  Open 1
L. & G.Singles Stableford Monday 5 June
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 7 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 14 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 21 June   Open 1
Club Classic Friday 23 June Saturday 24 June Open 2
Club Classic Saturday 24 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 28 June   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 5 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 12 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 19 July   Open 1
Hodson Bay Ladies Open Day Tuesday 25 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 26 July   Open 1
Start of Open Week Sunday 30 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Sunday 30 July   Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Monday 31 July   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Tuesday 1 August
  Open 1
Ladies Singles Stableford Wednesday 2 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Thursday 3 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 4 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 5 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Sunday 6 August
  Open
L. & G. Singles Stableford Monday 7 August
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 9 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 16 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 23 August   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 30 August
  Open
1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 6 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 13 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 20 September   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 27 September
  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 4 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 11 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 18 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 25 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Friday 27 October Monday 30 October Open 4
L. & G. Singles Stableford Saturday 28 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Sunday 29 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Monday 30 October   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 1 November   Open 1
Ladies Hamper Sunday 5 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 8 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 15 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 22 November   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford

Wednesday 29 November

  Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 6 December   Open 1
L. & G. Singles Stableford Wednesday 13 December   Open 1

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Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 71 SSS 72 5,983 m
Yellow Par 71 SSS 69 5,695 m
Red Par 75 SSS 75 5,103 m
Blue Par 71 SSS 73 6,194 m

Card

Hole No. Blue White Yellow Par Index Red Par Index
1 343 337 297 4 13 278 4 9
2 140 140 122 3 15 122 3 13
3 389 377 357 4 5 325 4 3
4 415 399 380 4 3 397 5 15
5 532 520 505 5 11 405 5 1
6 177 176 141 3 9 81 3 11
7 429 421 407 4 17 289 4 5
8 394 384 370 4 7 312 4 7
9 407 379 364 4 1 379 5 17
Out 3,226 3,108 2,943 36   2,588 37  
10 176 176 154 3 14 157 3 14
11 390 365 355 4 6 303 4 6
12 476 454 440 5 10 375 5 2
13 396 396 372 4 4 360 5 4
14 313 313 308 4 12 247 4 16
15 296 296 281 4 16 262 4 10
16 421 407 395 4 2 370 5 8
17 139 107 102 3 18 102 3 18
18 361 361 343 4 8 339 5 12
In 2,968 2,875 2,752 35   2,515 38  
Total 6,194 5,983 5,695 71   5,103 75  
SSS 73 72 69     75    

Notable rounds

Men's Course Record: 66 Colm Moriarty (+4) Pro. 64 A W. Mathers (0)

Ladies Course Record:

Members Achievements

Athlone Golf Club won the Connaught Final of the Irish Senior Cup at Co. Sligo Golf Club when they beat Roscommon Golf Club by 4-matches to 1-match in the decider in 2015.

First on the tee was Colm Fitzgerald who halved his match against Alan Creavan when called in, he was followed by Niall Carroll who also got called in against Tommy Grehan, he was followed by Conor Rice who had a 4 and 3 win over Enda Daly, in the penultimate match Thomas O’Connor beat Dan O’Brien by 4 and 3, in the bottom match Kevin Sheehy beat Liam Casey by 3 and 2.

They made their way to Carton House to compete in the All-Ireland deciders, where they were drawn against Leinster Champions Maynooth University in the All-Ireland Semi-Final. They were lead out again by Colm Fitzgerald who lost his match against Ronan Mullarney by 4 and 3, next up was Niall Carroll who went down to Kyle McCarron by 2 and 1, he was followed by Daniel O’Connor who halved his match against Declan Loftus, in the penultimate match Thomas O’Connor also halved his match against Stephen Kinch and in the bottom match Kevin Sheehy lost out to Jack Walsh by 3 and 2. The other members of the team were Sean Doyle, Conor Rice and Donie Shine they were Captained. Managed and selected by Patrick Kenny.
Maynooth went on to win the green pennant when they beat Knock Golf Club in a very close final by 3-matches to 2-matches.  

Athlone Golf Club won the Connacht Final of the Jimmy Bruen Shield when they beat Galway Bay Golf Club in the Provincial Final by 3-matches to 2-matches in 2013. First on the tee was Padraig O’Connor with John O’Connor who lost out to Tom Molloy with Damien Coleman by 4 and 3 they were followed by Conor Rice with Mark Kelly who had a 4 and 3 win over Keith Harte with Richard Noonan next up was Tony Corry with Gerry Kelly who lost their match against Mark Shields with Mark Gantly by 1-hole the penultimate match of Thomas Golhooley with Michael Ryan went 4 and 3 to Kevin Bird with Goran Dujkovic. So it was down to the bottom match of John Rice with Desmond Rush against Martin Molloy with Mick Scanlon to decide where the pennant went and the Athlone pare clinched their place in the All-Ireland deciders with a 4 and 3 win.
They made their way to Royal Tara Golf Club in Meath to compete in the National Deciders where they were drawn against Ulster Champions Tandragee Golf Club from Co. Armagh. They were lead out by Thomas Golhooley with M. Evens who lost out to S. Burns with J. Rowe by 2 and 1 next up was Conor Rice with Mark Kelly who went all the way to the 18th before conceding the point to P. Handley with C. Fearon they were followed by Tony Corry with Gerry Kelly who went down by 2 and 1 to G. Haire with M. Bannerman in the penultimate match C. Quilty with Michael Ryan halved their match against W. Jardine with W. Small the bottom match also went to Tandragee when John Rice with Desmond Rush lost by 3 and 2 to E. Nixon with J. Quinn.

Athlone Golf Club won the Connacht Final of the Barton Shield at Westport Golf Club in August 2008. It was on to Monkstown Golf Club outside of Cork City where the met Munster Champions Limerick Golf Club in the All-Ireland Semi-Final on Wednesday 17th September 2008.

First on the tee was Mark Rowe with Aidan Dooley against Michael O’Kelly with Martin Poucher who lost their match by 4-holes, they were followed by Ciaran O’Connor with Kelan McDonagh and they lost there match by 1-hole giving Limerick Golf Club a comfortable passage into the All-Ireland Final the following day.

Mark Rowe was selected on the Connacht team for the Interprovincial Matches played at Portmarnock Golf Club from 11th to 13th August 2004.

Athlone Golf Club were Connacht Champions of the Irish Senior Cup in 2003 and were drawn against Portmarnock Golf Club in the Semi-Finals at Lisburn Golf Club on 12th September, when the team on the day was Kevin Sheedy, Hugh Feeney, Mark Rowe Padraig O'Boyle and James Joyce. Mark Rowe beat Colm Moriarty's fellow Walker Cup player Noel Fox by 3 and 1. However Portmarnock went on to win yet another Blue Ribon when they beat Mallow in the All-Ireland Final.

Athlone Golf Club were Runners-Up to Ballinasloe in the Connaught Finals of the Barton Shield at Galway Golf Club, when the team was Mark Butler, Mark Rowe, Hugh Feeney, Colm Moriarty and Padraig O'Boyle. They were managed by Seamus Moriarty.

Athlone Golf Club were Runners-Up in the Connaught Finals of the Jimmy Bruen Shield at Galway Golf Club in 2002. The team was Mick Butler, Jimmy Murray, Tom Dolan, Frank McGowan, Dermot Fagan, Eamonn Hardieman, Cieran O'Connor, Ken Skeffington, Michael Ryan, John Costello, Conor Fitzgerald, Liam Johnson, Declan Corcoran and Derek Kenna. They were captained by Pat Larkin.

Athlone Golf Club won the Cecil Ewing Shield in 2001 when the beat Castlebar in the final by 6.5 matches to 3.5 matches. The team was Michael Healy with Sean Kearney, Brendan Mahon with Bob Gilhooley, Adrian Downes with Aidan McGrath, Gerry Feary with Pat Carolan, Tom Browne with Brian Quigley, Kieran Horkan with Paul Ainsworth, Donald O'Brien with Tom Hurst, Martin Lydon with Paddy McWalter, Michael Staunton with Michael McGing and Louis Walsh with James Roche.

Colm Moriarty, won the South of Ireland Championship in one of the best golf matches I have had the pleasure of seeing at Lahinch on July the 31st. He was subsequently selected on the Irish Team for the Home Internationals at Royal St. David's Golf Club in Harlech, Wales, from September 11th-13th 2002.

Colm Moriarty, had a dream start to the 2003 season when he and Justin Keogh (Birr G. C.) headed to Australia in February to represent Ireland in the New South Wales Medal and the New South Wales Championship. Colm returned rounds of 64,67, 68 and 70 to leave the International field in his slip-screen, in The Medal.

Then it was on to Sydney for the Championship where he completed the double in the match-play Championship never been taken past the 34th hole. I was speaking to Colm in early 2002 and was wondering if he had a Major in him, he has convinced me by now, with his performances and dedication that he is a good one in the making.

Colm is one of four Irish golfers selected on the Walker Cup panel for 2003. Colm was selected on the Irish Team for the Eisenhower Trophy played in Kuala Lumpur from 24th to the 27th October 2002 and got to the Semi-Finals of the West of Ireland Open Championship at Co. Sligo on April 2nd 2002.

Colm Moriarty was selected on the six-man Irish team for the European stroke play championship from the 22nd to the 25th August 2001. Colm won the Mullingar Scratch Cup with 19-under par for three rounds. The record for the Mullingar Scratch Cup is 20-under over four rounds. I have no doubt Colm would have smashed this if one of the rounds wasn't rained off. Colm was the Leading Irish player in the Home Internationals and won the Athlone Scratch Cup. Colm first represented Ireland at Senior level at Maidstone Club, New York, 0n 13-14 October 1999. He played

Hugh Feeney was selected on the Connacht Boys' team for the Interprovincial Championships at Headfort Golf Club from August 28/30/2002.

Athlone won four Connacht Championships in 2001. They won the Mixed Foursomes, the Cecil Ewing Shield, the Junior Under-15 and the Junior Under-18 the same year.

A. Geoghegan was selected on the Connacht Ladies team in the AIB Interprovincial's at the Island on the 8th to 10th August 2001.

Athlone duo Gerard O'Kennedy (6) and John Duggan won the All-Ireland Golf as Gaeilge Holmpatrick Cup at Ceann Sibeal in September 2001. They returned a fine score of four under par, yet the standard was so high they only collected the cup on a count-back over the last three-holes.

Lelia Comber and Valerie Brennan qualified for the National Finals of the Kellogg's Nurti-Grain Ladies Golf Challenge at Druid's Glen Golf Club on the 21st of August 2001.

Prior to 2001:

Athlone Golf Clubwon the All-Ireland Barton Shield at Portmarnock G. C. in 1959, when the team was P. Cawfield, Fr. J. Solan, J. O'Sullivan and P. Hughes.

Tom Rogers was President of the GUI in 1978. Dr. Harry Rice was the Irish International Team Captain in 1970.

Athlone won the Connacht Inter-Club Youths Championship in 1995, when the team was Mark Butler Colm Moriarty, N. Coyle, they were managed by Myrl Carroll. They won it again in 2000, when the team was Colm Moriarty, Mark Rowe and James Joyce.
They were All-Ireland Finalists in the Barton Shield in 1987, when the team was M. O'Riordan, P. O'Boyle, P. Egan, B. Burke, M. Herney and P. O'Loughlin.

They were Connaught Champions in the Barton Shield at Co. Sligo in 1994, when the team was Niel Kelly, Paddy Egan, Paddy O'Boyle, Mark Butler, Tom Campion and Niall O'Carroll, they were managed by Seamus Moriarty. They were Provincial Winners of the Bulmers Barton Shield and Senior Cup in 1986, when the team was B. Burke, P. O'Boyle, M. Harney, M. O'Riordan and they were captained by P. Egan. They were Conaught Champions of the Bulmers Barton Shield and Senior Cup in 1984, when the team was D. Reynolds. P. O'Sullivan, P. O'Boyle, M. O'Riordan, M. Tallon and A. Llyod.

They were Connaught Champions in the Irish Junior Cup in 1995, when the team was N. Coyle, P. McHale, K. Sheehy, M. Butler, S. Moriarty, C. Moriarty and P. O'Boyle, they were managed by T. Moriarty. The same year they won the Connaught Bulmers Jimmy Bruen Shield, when the team was D. Lally, K. Sheehy, F. McGowan, T. Dolan, W. Owens, E. Higgins, T. Campion, S. Kiernan, C. Moriarty, P. O'Boyle, P. Kiernan, M. Butler, V. Carr and T. Corry. They were managed by D. Fagan and E. Shanahan.

They won the Jack O'Sullivan Trophy in 1994, when the team was Peter Keenan, Willie Owens, John Joyce, Michael Hayes, Michael Butler, Padraig O'Boyle, Jimmy Reilly, Tom Collins, Sean Reynolds, Frank McGowan, Bob Deignan and Michael Ryan. They were managed by Billy Kennedy and Ger O'Kennedy.

They won the Hibernian Cecil Ewing Shield in 1996, when the team was Pat St. John, John O'Carroll, Frank Starkin, Benny Dunne, Tom Morris, Michael Downes, Denis O'Sullivan, Jimmy Fox, Aidan Gallagher, John Costello, John Killilea and Brendan Mahon.
Athlone were the beaten finalist in the Connacht section of the Jimmy Bruen Shield in 2000.

Past Captain, Pat Larkin (9) and his playing partner, Helen Costello (12), Mountbellew G. C., were leading qualifiers at Galway Bay, in the Spar-Irish Independent Mixed Pairs Championship with a score of 52pts. This is a very novel event, in that the first six holes are played as a scramble, followed by foursomes over the next six and finishing with singles.

Members who played representative golf for Country or Province;


Eddie Dunne represented Ireland as a Senior International from 1973 to1979 playing 23-times won 7-matches halved three and lost 13-matches accumulating 17-points. He represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1973 to 1984 playing 70-times won 28-matches halved four and lost 38-matches accumulating 60-points;

Kelan McDonagh represented Ireland as a Senior International in 2010 playing 3-times, won 0-match and lost 3-matches accumulating 0-points;

Colm Moriarty represented Ireland as a Senior International from 2001 to2003 playing 17-times won 11-matches halved one and lost 5-matches accumulating 23-points. He represented Ireland at international Youths level from 1998 to 2000 playing 22-matches, won 14-matches and lost 8-matches accumulating 28-points. He represented Ireland at Irish Boys level from 1996 to 1997 playing 10-times won 3-matches halved one and lost 6-matches accumulating 7-points. He represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1997 to 2002 playing 35-times won 10-matches halved three and lost 22-matches accumulating 23-points. He represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial from 1997 to 1999  playing 18-times won `10-matches halved one and lost 7-matches accumulating 21-points. He represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial from 1995 to 1996  playing 12-times won 7-matches halved one and lost 4-matches accumulating 15-points;

N. Kelly represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1990 to 1992 playing 8-times won 0-matches and lost 8-matches accumulating 0-points. He represented Ireland at international Youths level in 1990 playing 1-match and lost 1-match accumulating 0-points. He represented Ireland at Irish Boys level from 1988 to 1989 playing 6-times won 3-matches and lost 3-matches accumulating 6-points;

Pat O’Sullivan represented Ireland at international Youths level in 1989 playing 2-matches;

P. Egan represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1973 to 1986 playing 27-times won 4-matches halved one and lost 22-matches accumulating 9-points. He represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial in 1971  playing 2-times won -matches and lost 2-matches accumulating 0-points;

K. McDonagh represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 2007 to 2010 playing 24-times won 12-matches halved two and lost 10-matches accumulating 26-points;

P. O’Boyle represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1981 to 1984 playing 14-times won 3-matches and lost 11-matches accumulating 6-points;

Ciaran O’Connor represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 2006 to 2009 playing 19-times won 7-matches halved four and lost 8-matches accumulating 18-points. He represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial from 2005 to 2007  playing 15-times won 6-matches halved one and lost 8-matches accumulating 13-points. He represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial in 2003  playing 4-times won 0-matches halved one and lost 3-matches accumulating 1-point;

J. O’Sullivan represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1956 to 1965 playing 9-times won 4-matches halved two and lost 3-matches accumulating 10-points;

Pat O’Sullivan represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1980 to 1982 playing 10-times won 2-matches and lost 8-matches accumulating 4-points. He represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial from 1997 to 1999  playing 16-times won 7-matches and lost 9-matches accumulating 14-points;

Mark Rowe represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 2001 to 2006 playing 23-times won 5-matches halved four and lost 14-matches accumulating 14-points. He represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial from 1997 to 1998  playing 12-times won 6-matches halved one and lost 5-matches accumulating 13-points;

J. Solon represented Connacht at Senior Interprovincial level from 1956 to 1960 playing 24-times won 4-matches and lost 20-matches accumulating 8-points;

R. Blaine represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial in 2008  playing 3-times won 0-matches and lost 3-matches accumulating 0-points;

Mark Butler represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial in 1996  playing 1-times won 0-matches and lost 1-matches accumulating 0-points. He represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial from 1993 to 1994  playing 12-times won 6-matches and lost 6-matches accumulating 12-points;

A. Dooley represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial in 2005  playing 4-times won 1-match and lost 3-matches accumulating 2-points;

G. Egan* represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial in 1966 playing 2-times;

B. Kenny represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial in 1977  playing 3-times won 0-matches and lost 3-matches accumulating 0-points;

K. McDonagh represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial from 2008 to 2009  playing 12-times won 4-matches halved two and lost 6-matches accumulating 10-points;

N. O’Carroll represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial from 1990 to 1992  playing 9-times won 0-matches and lost 9-matches accumulating 0-points;

D. Reynolds represented Connacht as a Youth Interprovincial from 1982 to 1984  playing 7-times won 3-matches and lost 4-matches accumulating 6-points;

Ritchie Blaine represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial in 2004  playing 5-times won 2-matches and lost 3-matches accumulating 4-points;

Hugh Feeney represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial from 2002 to 2003  playing 9-times won 2-matches halved two and lost 5-matches accumulating 6-points;

Kelen McDonagh represented Connacht at the Boys Interprovincial from 2006 to 2007  playing 12-times won 5-matches halved two and lost 5-matches accumulating 12-points;

Charlie McMickan played in the inaugural Boys under-15 Interprovincial Championships in 2010, playing 3-matches won 1-match and lost 2-matches accumulating 2-points;

The Ladies of Athlone Golf Club won the Connacht Intermediate Trophy in 2003, the All-Ireland Jefferson Smurfit Team Championship in 1984 and 1995.

They won the Connacht Cup in 1967.

Athlone won the Connacht Trophy in 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1966 having first won it in 1957.

Kay & Niamh O'Regan won he Lancôme Trophy in 1985.

A. Geoghegan and S. Donnelly won the All-Ireland May Fitzgibbon Memorial Trophy in 1987.

Cathryan Mannion won the L.G.U. Golf Pin in 1994.

Lily O'Sullivan won the Connacht Junior Championship in 2003,

Celeste O'Regan won the Connacht Junior Championship in the Millennium

Mary Hynes won the Connacht Junior Championship in 1998

Niamh O'Regan won the Connacht Junior Championship 1988

Rosemary Kearon won the Connacht Junior Championship in 1979

Lola Lyster won the Connacht Junior Championship in 1975

Primrose Cotton was the first Lady in Athlone to win the Connacht Junior Championship in 1965

Pat Eaton won the Western District Golden Years Tournament in 2001.

History of Athlone

Instituted 1892 affiliated 1895

Founded in 1892 as "Athlone Garrison Golf Club" it was during the early years, the preserve of British Army Officers, their wives and members of the Royal Irish Constabulary. Prominent among the early enthusiasts were Majors Harrison and Gaussens and Lt. Hamlin of the Royal Artillery.

At the turn of the century, leading business and professional people began to take an interest in the game. Those who played an important part in the development of the club at the time included P. V. C. Murtagh, J. Lyster, Dr. C. J. McCormack, J .J. Coen and P. B. Bingham. Because of this influence, a new constitution was drawn up and the Club was renamed "Athlone Golf Club".

The original Course was at the "Batteries" on land adjacent to the Victoria Barracks, now Custume Barracks. Because of the urban development this course had to be abandoned in 1920. It had however left an indelible mark on the history of Irish Golf by producing one of the country’s greatest amateur golfers. He was John Dillon McCormack who won three Close Championships and played for Ireland twenty-four times. In 1924 he was selected for the Walker Cup Team but had to turn down the opportunity for personal reasons.

Following the loss of the "Batteries" a new course was laid out at Garnafailagh, two miles north of the town. Golf continued there until 1938, when it was found desirable to move to the present beautiful setting on the west bank of the River Shannon and Lough Ree at Hudson Bay. The course was designed by J. McAllister of Portmarnock Golf Club.
Significant modifications and redevelopment, ongoing over the years, including the instillation of a course watering system in 1964, updated and automated in 1996.

The construction of a new clubhouse 1n 1972, the refurbishment and development of Ladies and Gents locker rooms, the construction of a new entrance and a Pro-Shop in 1998, all combined to provide members and visitors alike with facilities of exceptional standards. Today Athlone Golf Club stands as a golfing Mecca for all enthusiasts and a lasting tribute to the men and women of yesterday.

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
Moira Grogan 1989 Ladies Captain
Terry Carmody 1989 Mens Captain
Michael O'Keeffe 1989 President
Patricia Reynolds 1990 Ladies Captain
Sean Kearney 1990 Mens Captain
John Brennan 1990 President
Marion O'Reilly 1991 Ladies Captain
Kevin Murphy 1991 Mens Captain
John Brennan 1991 President
Sally Ronaghan 1992 Ladies Captain
Jimmy Reynolds 1992 Mens Captain
Egbert Moran 1992 President
Mairead Cunney 1993 Ladies Captain
Terry Hynes 1993 Mens Captain
Egbert Moran 1993 President
Bernie Mahon 1994 Ladies Captain
John Gaffney 1994 Mens Captain
George Sheffield 1994 President
Frances Milling 1995 Ladies Captain
Dan Clarke 1995 Mens Captain
George Sheffield 1995 President
Maeve Donohue 1996 Ladies Captain
Joe Walsh 1996 Mens Captain
Eugene Fayne 1996 President
Nancy Kearney 1997 Ladies Captain
Dermot Fagan 1997 Mens Captain
Eugene Fayne 1997 President
Dolores McGrath 1998 Ladies Captain
John Kinahan 1998 Mens Captain
Tom Collins 1998 President
Rena Harney 1999 Ladies Captain
Pat St. John 1999 Mens Captain
Tom Collins 1999 President
Cathryn Mannion 2000 Ladies Captain
Pat Larkin 2000 Mens Captain
John Gaffney 2000 President
Cathryn Mannion 2001 Ladies Captain
Tony Corry 2001 Mens Captain
John Gaffney 2001 President
Maura Cleary 2002 Ladies Captain
Jimmy Fox 2002 Mens Captain
Sean Kearney 2002 President
St. John 2003 Ladies Captain
Larry Fagan 2003 Mens Captain
Eileen Collins 2003 President
Anne Evans 2004 Ladies Captain
Declan Corcoran 2004 Mens Captain
Dan Clarke 2004 President
Maria Elliott 2005 Ladies Captain
Paddy Egan 2005 Mens Captain
Margaret Heavey 2005 President
Elizabeth Dunn 2006 Ladies Captain
Philip O'Farrell 2006 Mens Captain
Kevin Murphy 2006 President
Mary McHale 2007 Ladies Captain
John Costello 2007 Mens Captain
Frances Milling 2007 President
Anne Lynam 2008 Ladies Captain
Joeeph Higgins 2008 Mens Captain
John Kinahan 2008 President
Sheila Geraghty 2009 Ladies Captain
Willie Owens 2009 Mens Captain
Sadie Martin 2009 President
Patricia Kinahan 2010 Ladies Captain
P. J. Naughton 2010 Mens Captain
Michael Butler 2010 President
Kay Vaughan 2011 Ladies Captain
Michael Cleary 2011 Mens Captain
Nancy Kearney 2011 President
Helen King 2012 Ladies Captain
Michael Evens 2012 Mens Captain
Eamon Geoghegan 2012 President
Breda Ryan 2013 Ladies Captain
Ray King 2013 Mens Captain
Maeve Donohoe 2013 President
Lily O'Sullivan 2014 Ladies Captain
Michael O'Brien 2014 Mens Captain
Eamonn Higgins 2014 President
Anna Walshe 2015 Ladies Captain
Des Rushe 2015 Mens Captain
Mary Elliott
2015 President
Margaret Geoghegan 2016 Ladies Captain
John Burns 2016 Mens Captain
Michael Cleary
2016 President
Noirin O'Rourke 2017 Ladies Captain
John Rice 2017 Mens Captain
Lily Hynes
2017 President
Anne Geoghegan (5) 2017 Lowest Ladies H'cap
P. O'Boyle 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap
Mark Rowe 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap
Kelan McDonagh 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap
Ciaran O'Connor 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap
T. O'Connor 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap
D. O'Connor 2017 Lowest Men's H'cap

Holes in One at Athlone

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance
Marc Theriault 21 July 2002      
Liam Murphy 19 April 1997 17th   121 m
Jim Spain 21 May 1997 15th   162 m
Albert Flanagan 30 January 1999 17th 9 Iron 121 m
Michael O'Brien 05 April 1999 15th wedge 121 m
John Coyle 20 April 1999 15th   171 m
John Coyle 20 April 1999 15th 3 wood 171 m
John Stansfield 2 June 1999 15th 3 wood 121 m
Eugene Fayne 10 June 1999 2nd 5 iron 152 m
Gerry Feary 30 June 1999 2nd 3 wood 152 m
Eamon Higgins 13 August 1999 9th   172 m
P. J. Naughton 05 December 1999 15th   171 m
Eamon Hardiman 16 April 2000 9th   172 m
Tony Corry 13 March 2002 9th   172 m
Rod Tierney 6 April 2003 17th   121 m
Mark Murphy 21 May 2003 9th   205 m
Neil Rowan 30 July 2003 15th   171 m
David Moloney 8 August 2005 2nd   112 m
Paul Brennan 16 April 2006 17th   121 m
Gerard O Kennedy 29 April 2007 6th   151 m
Alacoque O'Connor   6th   151 m