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Esker Hills Golf Club

Ballykilmurray, Tullamore, Ireland
+353 57 935 5999
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Esker Hills is a fantastic golf course with demanding holes ! Specially thanks to Ray Molloy for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
julle1
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Varnamo, Sweden
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Wow!!!!! A golf gem.

This is the second time I have returned to Ireland to play this course, (designed by Christy O... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Johnny H
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Esker Hills, Tullamore, Co. Offaly is regarded as one of Ireland's leading inland golf courses. It is a challenging championship golf course where no two holes are remotely alike. It is noted for its distinct links feel, superb sand-based greens, all-year playability and warm welcome.Awarded "Irelands Bestest Hidden Gem" in Leinster at The Golfers Guide To Ireland Awards 2012.
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“golf club” (9 reviews)
“great nick” (3 reviews)
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Ballykilmurray, Tullamore, Ireland
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+353 57 935 5999
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Esker Hills is a fantastic golf course with demanding holes ! Specially thanks to Ray Molloy for your welcome and kindness and also thanks to your resturante It’s a great course to visit and play!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the second time I have returned to Ireland to play this course, (designed by Christy O' Connor Jnr. and Shane Lowry's home course). What an incredible golf course. Every hole is completely different. This is an absolute gem. I have played golf all...More

1  Thank Johnny H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent start to capts weekend fabulous course great weather and exceptional service. Thanks to Ray Molloy and all the staff...from the grasshopper golf society

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great round of golf here today. Course was in fantastic condition and the greens were excellent. Very hospitable staff and Ray really looked after us. I would definitely recommend the course to any group or golf society. Looking forward to playing it again!

2  Thank David G
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The Parents association at Ard Scoil Chiarain Naofa held a golf classic at Esker Hills Golf Club on the 18th of May. It was a huge success, so on behalf of the school I’d like extend our many thanks to Ray & his amazing team...More

4  Thank Ballantin
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Played it for the first time last Friday. The weather was challenging but the course was excellent. No two holes were the same with some really memorable ones. I’d recommend hiring a buggy as it’s quite hilly The staff could not have been more helpful...More

2  Thank John C
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great weekend in Esker hills the greens must be the best in the country. Hospitality is first class Ray and Caroline great hosts, will be back soon.👌👌

4  Thank Padraig S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great day at Esker Hills yesterday. Course bone dry just 1 week after heaviest snowfall in 30 years.

2  Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Very good challenging course. In good condition and we'll maintained despite recent bad weather. It's not called Esker Hills for nothing! Constantly up and down with some dramatic tee boxes and not for the faint of heart. You may need to consider hiring a buggy...More

1  Thank KildareGlobeTrotters
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I am not a member of any particular club, just don't have the time. I prefer to pay green fees to get a few rounds in over the summer. Esker is my favourite course and while some people find it very hilly and hard-going, its...More

2  Thank Frank B
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