Mount Juliet Golf Club

Designed by Jack Nicklaus, Mount Juliet golf course in Co. Kilkenny first opened in 1991 with a friendly match between Jack Nicklaus and Christy O'Connor Snr. Since then the course has established itself as a premier venue for top professional and leisure golfers from around the world.

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Overview

Set in a world of its own, on lush parkland in the south east of Ireland, the course is both captivating and memorable. Tiger Woods' declaration that Mount Juliet presented "perfect fairways... and the best greens we have putted on all year" was a rich tribute to the stature of Ireland's leading championship parkland golf course. With some slight extensions and new features since opening, Mount Juliet Golf Course as improved on an already outstanding layout to continue the pursuit of golfing excellence.

Club Professional: Sean Cotter

Address: Thomastown Co.Kilkenny

Website: (English) www.mountjuliet.ie

Mount Juliet Golf Club Course Information:

  • Scorecard: http://www.mountjuliet.ie/golf/golf-course-scorecard.php
  • Pin Positions
  • Feature holes on Mount Juliet Golf Course include the stunning 3rd hole, a par 3 from an elevated tee to a green guarded by a natural stream and lake one that golfers always remember.
  • Also the par 5, 10th hole with its copse of trees which tests the golfers strategy. The final hole, a long par 4 with water all down the left and a narrow approach to the green has decided many a tournament result.
  • The par 72, 7300 yard layout boasts rolling fairways, many feature water hazards and contoured greens, all superbly blended into the spectacular setting of this famous old Irish Estate.
  • In preparation for the WGC - American Express Golf Championship that was held here in September 2002 and again in 2004, the Jack Nicklaus design team instigated some extensions and new features to the course, showing Mount Juliet's continued pursuit of golfing excellence.

Mount Juliet Golf Club has hosted:

  • 2002/ 2004 WGC - American Express Golf Championship
  • 1993/ 1995 Irish Open
  • 1998 Shell Wonderful World of Golf match between Tom Watson and Fred Couples

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