Greenore Golf Club

Course Facts:
Address Greenore Secretary/Manager: Linda Clarke
Co. Louth Captain: John C. Phillips
  Lady Captain: Mary P. Kirk
Telephone: 042-9373678/9373212 President: Margaret Hanly & Pat McParland
Public No: 042-9373644    
Fax: 042-9383898    
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Club Pro: Robert Giles
Founded: 1896 Designed by: Eddie Hackett
Open for membership. Societies are welcome and group rates are available.
Membership: 823 Course opening hours: Daylight hours
Green Fees Midweek: €25 Clubhouse opening hours: 9.00am to 11.30pm
Green Fees Weekends & B.H.: €35 Mobile phones: Not on course or in clubhouse
Green Fees With a Member: €20/25 Dress Code: Neat casual, no denim
Green Fees For Opens: €8 Catering: Full catering facilities
Practice Area: Yes Days to Avoid: Weekends (phone)
Club Hire: Yes Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Other days
Buggy Hire: Yes Pre-booking for open tournaments: 14 Days in advance
Soft spikes: No    


Course Description
Course Description:

Greenore Golf Club was founded in 1896 and has been redesigned by the late Eddie Hackett. It is a par 71 measuring 6,647 yd's off the white tees with a standard scratch of 73. Greenore is a flat semi-links course set in beautiful surroundings with splendid views of Carlingford Lough and the Mourne mountains. Every golfer playing here has experienced the best of both worlds with standard and links holes featuring on this magnificent 18-hole course, featuring rivers, ponds and pine trees.Greenore Golf Club opened its spacious new clubhouse in 1994, where the golfers can relax after their round of golf. The visitor is assured of a warm welcome at Greenore and a memorable game of golf on this fine course.

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Club History
Club History

Instituted 1896, affiliated 1896. At a meeting held in the Greenore Hotel, in October 1896, for the purpose of forming a golf club called Greenore Golf Club. Lord Rathmore was elected the first President and Mr. R. Dempster was the first Captain. It began as a twelve-hole course and was increased to eighteen-holes by 1897, under the guidance of Mr. G. L. Baillie. The club was owned and maintained by the The London and North Western Railway Co. and was widely advertised in its early years. Ladies were admitted from the beginning and they had their own clubhouse by 1898.

Members Achievements

Seamus McParland Winner of the Connacht Seniors Veterans Champions 2007.  Seamus was also a member of the Irish Team which won the European Amateur Seniors Championship in Slovenia in 2007.John McGinn won the Irish Close Championship at Carlow Golf Club on June the 29th 2002, and received his first cap for Ireland for the Home Internationals at Royal St. David's Golf Club in Harlech, Wales, from September 11th-13th 2002. He also won the Dundalk Scratch Cup the same year.

Siobhan McCartan was selected for the Irish Girls' team for the Smurfit Interprovincial Championship at Enniscrone Golf Club from April the 18th to 20th 2001.

Greenore Golf Club won the All-Ireland Irish Junior Cup in 1911, when the team was V. B. Carroll, W. E. Elkins, J. McAreavey, C. W. Wilson, W. J. Carroll, F. J. Horne and J. Marron.

Greenore won the Leinster Final of the Barton Shield in 1987, when the team was, Pat McParland, Peadar McParland, J. G. Hynes, M. McGrane, S. McParland, E. Hynes and B. Farrell.

Greenore were Leinster Champions and All-Ireland Finalists in the Irish Mixed Foursomes in 1998, when the team was, Ronan McParland, Pat McParland, Angela McParland, Fergus Hanley, Celine Griffin, Noel McGrane, Antoinette Shields, Gerard Woods, Patricia Brennan, Morgan McGarritty, Tom Smith, Seamus McParland, Elizabeth Parker, Michael Quinn, Therese Quinn and Maura Conyard, they were captained by Tom Connor and Kevin Moroney.

They won the Leinster Final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes in 1989, when the team was, R. Daly, P. McParland, K. McGuire, C. Hynes, D. McParland, F. McGrum, P. McParland, S. McParland, M. Rogan, M. McCartain, R. O'Hagan, A. McParland, K. McCartain, M. McGoey, E. Parker, A. Parker and E. McCartain, they were managed by J. Clarke and J. Murphy.   

They won the Leinster Final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes in 1986, when the team was, Kevin Maguire, J. Quinn, N. McGrane, S. McParland, S. McParland, B. Farrell, C. Hynes, R. O'Hagan, S. Berrills, M. McGoey, K. Reavey, C. Larkin, Pat McParland, T. Quinn, and Peadar McParland, they were managed by J. Clarke.

They first won the Leinster Final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes in 1984, when the team was, Kevin Maguire, Seamus McParland, Pat McParland, Con Hynes, Tony Maguire, Chris Larkin, Theresa Sweeney, Kathleen Reavey and Theresa Quinn.

Greenore won the Co. Louth J. B. Carr Diamond Trophy in 1996, when the team was, Sean Bennet, Noel Tumelty, Val O'Farrel, Eric Hynes, Kevin Moroney, Ben Luttrell, S. Conyard, Leo Gormely, Eamonn McNulty, Joe Molly and Eddie McGrath, they were captained by Harry Boland. They won it again in 1999.

A. McCartan was selected on the ILGU Senior B squad in November 2000.

S. McCartan was selected in the ILGU Junior squad in November 2000.

Noel M. Grane won the West of Ireland Open Championship at Co. Sligo G. C. in 1987.

Seamus McParland represented Leinster from 1985 to 1994, having played 23 matches. 

D. McGrane played Leinster Youths from 1981 to 1984, playing 10 matches.

Card of the Course
Card of the Course (yards)
Name Hole No Blue Green Par Index Red Par Index
Pines 1 218 199 3 11 180 3 7
Railway Shelter 2 562 547 5 13 465 5 9
Quarry 3 409 393 4 3 364 4 3
Slieve Foy 4 409 396 4 9 388 5 15
Mullatee 5 420 403 4 5 372 4 5
Junction 6 130 115 3 15 88 3 13
Whins 7 419 393 4 1 353 4 1
Mournes 8 412 398 4 7 266 4 17
Ramparts 9 323 316 4 17 310 4 11
  Out 3,302 3,160 35   2,786 36  
Mill 10 154 147 3 18 130 3 8
Seagulls 11 523 506 5 14 440 5 12
Allotments 12 424 359 4 4 345 4 2
Magazine 13 436 418 4 6 403 5 18
Pig's Back 14 149 140 3 12 130 3 10
Boher 15 360 342 4 10 313 4 6
Road Hole 16 438 429 4 2 420 5 14
Bungalows 17 492 478 5 16 417 5 16
Home 18 369 358 4 8 347 4 4
  In 3,345 3,117 36   2,945 38  
  Total 6,647 6,337 71   5,731 74  
  SSS 73 71     74    

Roll of Honour
Jackie Quinn 1990 Ladies Captain
Margaret McCartan 1991 Ladies Captain
Odile Glynn 1992 Ladies Captain
Theresa Quinn 1993 Ladies Captain
Carmel McCarthy 1994 Ladies Captain
Margaret Hanley 1995 Ladies Captain
Roisin Daly 1996 Ladies Captain
Nora Gormley 1997 Ladies Captain
Ann Connor 1998 Ladies Captain
Veronica Duffy 1999 Ladies Captain
Elizabeth Parker 2000 Ladies Captain
Kay McCartan 2001 Ladies Captain
Angela McParland 2002 Ladies Captain
Celine Griffin 2003 Ladies Captain
Marion Mullen 2004 Ladies Captain
Doris O'Hanrahan 2005 Ladies Captain
Marian Jordan 2006 Ladies Captain
Ethna Dowling  2007 Ladies Captain
Kitty Gallagher 1992 Ladies President
Kitty Gallagher 1993 Ladies President
Lily McDonald 1996 Ladies President
Lily McDonald 1997 Ladies President
Nora Luttrell 1998 Ladies President
Nora Luttrell 1999 Ladies President
Margaret McGrath 2000 Ladies President
Margaret McGrath 2001 Ladies President
Eileen Campbell 2002 Ladies President
Eileen Campbell 2003 Ladies President
Nora Gormley 2004 Ladies President
N. Gormley 2005 Ladies President
Ann Connor 2006 Ladies President
Liam Parker 1990 Men's Captain
Seamus McParland 1991 Men's Captain
Nobby Quinn 1992 Men's Captain
P. J. Finnegan 1993 Men's Captain
Tony Eaton 1994 Men's Captain
Paddy Kirk 1995 Men's Captain
Peadar McParland 1996 Men's Captain
Harry O'Hanrahan 1997 Men's Captain
Matthew Deery 1998 Men's Captain
Peter Quinn 1999 Men's Captain
Frank Mullen 2000 Men's Captain
Frank McKay 2001 Men's Captain
Michael Owen-McGrath 2002 Men's Captain
Brian Rafferty 2003 Men's Captain
David Rafferty 2004 Men's Captain
Oliver Dullaghan 2005 Men's Captain
Bernard Carroll 2006 Men's Captain
Ciaran McGoey 2007 Men's Captain
Eric Hynes 1990 President
Eric Hynes 1991 President
Eric Hynes 1992 President
Eric Hynes 1993 President
Eric Hynes 1994 President
Eric Hynes 1995 President
Eric Hynes 1996 President
Brendan Donnelly 1997 President
Brendan Donnelly 1998 President
Brendan Donnelly 1999 President
Nobby Quinn 2000 President
Michael Rogan 2001 President
Michael Rogan 2002 President
Jim Daly 2003 President
Jim Daly 2004 President
Tony Eaton 2005 President
Tony Eaton 2006 President
Harry Boland 2007 President
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