“Knowledgeable golfers realize that if they haven’t played golf at Ballybunion their golfing education is gravely incomplete.”
2019 VISITOR GREEN FEES
High Season (8th April – 4th October 2019)
We are delighted to welcome golfing visitors to Ballybunion Golf Club, Co Kerry. To check availability on our courses or to make a booking, simply click here, call us on +353 (0) 68 27146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terms & Conditions
To make a tee-time reservation, please call the office or log on to the Club’s website to book online. Prepayment of green fees is required for all reservations.
Payments made by credit card will be in the currency of the card holder. The Club has no control over exchange rates made by third parties and can not be held liable for any difference between currency paid or received or any commission or conversion made by them.
When payment is made online for a tee-time, an email confirmation of a booking will be sent to the booker. It is important for the golfer to bring this confirmation to the club reception when checking in
Cancellations received more than six months in advance of the date of play will be refunded in full. Within 6 months from the date of play, cancellations will result in forfeiture of the full greenfee – with no exception.
We regret that we cannot offer refunds due to delayed/cancelled flights or travel plans, personal injury or illness. For this reason, we strongly recommend visiting golfers have travel insurance to cover this eventuality. (For example, www.insure mytrip.com)
In the event of course closure where the management deem the course unplayable, an alternative tee-time will be offered, subject to availability.
Visiting junior golfers playing the Old Course must be between 14-18 years old, be accompanied by an adult golfer and have a maximum playing handicap of 16.
PACE OF PLAY
A round of golf on either of the courses should be completed in reasonable time, depending on the weather conditions on the day of play. If one of our Rangers deem that play is excessively slow, golfers may be requested to pick up their ball on the hole and move to the next hole. In extreme circumstances, golfer/s may be requested to leave the course if slow play is persistent.
Golf Professionals may on request, receive courtesy of the course. A maximum of one golf professional per fourball is allowed. On check-in, all golf professionals are required to show proof of their professional status.
At the General Manager or Head Professional’s discretion and on production of a handicap certificate, play from the medal tees may be permitted to Category 1 golfers.
The consumption of alcohol is strictly not allowed on either the Cashen or the Old Course.
MENS & LADIES HANDICAP LIMITS
The handicap limit for men is maximum 24 and for ladies – the maximum is 36. (Please bring your handicap certificate with you and present this to our 1st tee starter).
Complimentary use of the Club’s practice facility is available to visiting golfers prior to their tee-time.
CADDIES / BAG CARRIERS
To request a caddie, please contact the Club’s Office prior to arrival. Caddies can not be guaranteed but every effort is made to satisfy all requests. Fees are payable on the day of play. Gratuity is at the golfer’s discretion.
BUGGY HIRE/ ELECTRIC TROLLIES
A limited number of buggies are available for hire for use on the Cashen Course. Buggies are strictly not allowed on the Old Course for safety reasons. To reserve a buggy for the Cashen Course or an electric trolley for either course, please contact the office.
To hire clubs, please contact the office. Club Hire: €45.00.
Soft Spikes only to be worn at Ballybunion Golf Club. Metal Spikes are not allowed on the courses or in the clubhouse.
Please note: The Club reserves the right to add more golfers to a tee-time to make a fourball.
Disclaimer: The Club reserves the right to change the terms and conditions without prior notice.
Standard of Dress for Men & Ladies
Players are expected to wear an acceptable standard of golfing attire when playing golf at Ballybunion GC. The following examples are unacceptable on the courses:
- Denim Jeans and Jackets
- Sleeveless or collarless shirts (Ladies can wear sleeveless tee shirts with collars)
- Untailored shorts and cargo shorts
- Sweaters without shirts
- Football shirts/jerseys
- Garments displaying slogans
- Track or Leisure Suits
- Trainer Shoes or Runners
- Shirts hanging loose over trousers or shorts and trousers legs tucked into socks
NOTE: Men should wear knee-length or sports socks with tailored shorts.
In the bar and dining room, dress should be smart casual. Please do not wear headgear.
The Club reserves the right to refuse access to the Clubhouse or Course to anyone dressed inappropriately
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
THE RULES OF GOLF
As laid down by the Royal and Ancient Golf of St. Andrews shall govern play on the links and the strict observance of the “Etiquette of Golf” is essential. Ballybunion adhere to the highest standards of etiquette and asks all members and visitors to show due consideration to fellow golfers.
Links courses are fragile and Green Staff take every care in preparing the links for your enjoyment. Please help us maintain our courses to the highest standards by repairing pitch marks, replacing divots and raking bunkers properly.
Mobile phones may not be used in the Club Bars or Restaurant, on Putting Greens or on the Courses. If you are using a mobile phone please use it discreetly and in a manner that shows proper consideration for others.
APRIL, MAY & OCTOBER:
Open until 7.30pm daily
JUNE – SEPTEMBER:
Open until 8.00pm daily
NOVEMBER – MARCH:
The Ball Dispenser at the Practice Facility is closed.Members may use the facility using their own golf balls.
Ballybunion Golf Club
Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Phone +353 (0) 68 27146
Fax +353 (0) 68 27387