• TypeLinks
  • Holes18
  • ArchitectEddie Connaughton, Eddie Hackett, Martin Hawtree, John Henry Taylor
  • Established1927

Arklow Golf Links has a long history that dates back to 1927, the course has undergone some changes over the years.

Today this seaside links course comprises of 18 holes, is a par 69 course that measures 6,505 yards so is quite a short course. It is often referred to as a hidden gem and once you play here you will see why.As with all links courses nature plays a huge role in the design and layout of the course, there are a number of natural features and the landscape consists of windswept hills and hollows, sand hills, gorse together with natural bunkers and curves.

On the inner holes you will encounter water. The course has an old-fashioned layout that contributes to the charm and appeal here. There are a nice variety of holes and they are all different to each other. Some classify this course as parts links and part parkland and you can see why when you play. It is generally a tough but pleasurable course to play, providing a true Irish links experience.

  • The course is well maintained,
  • it has hard fairways,
  • undulating greens that run fast and
  • some very deep bunkers.

It is a tightly routed links with excellent views of the Irish Sea and Wicklow Mountains in the distance. There are ample challenges on the course, so it will appeal to all level of golfer.Playing here allows you to experience a course that is picturesque and has retained its natural beauty. It is a course that perhaps does not get the credit it deserves.