Concra Wood Golf & Country Club
Concra Wood Golf & Country Club, Monaghan is an 18 hole, par 72 (6048 Metre), parkland golf course designed by Christy O\'Connor Junior and Senior in 2008.
Concra Wood Golf Course, Castleblayney, County Monaghan, Monaghan, Eire IrelandTel: 353 42 9749485
Contact/Secretary: Annette Mohan (Office Admin)
Tee Time Information
- Midweek Guide: €50 per round *
- Weekend Guide: €50 per round *
* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.
Facilities & Visitor Information
Course Information: 18 holes | Par 72 | 6048 Metres yards | Other | Parkland
Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, golf course.
Visitors: Visitors welcomed 7 days a week. Anytime Monday to Friday from 11.30am on Saturdays and 12pm on Sundays.
- Societies Accepted to Play
- Society Deals Available
- Voucher Deals Available
- 7 Day Membership Available
- 5 Day Membership Available
Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction
Location: Concra Wood Golf & Cuntry Club is located just an hour from Dublin Airport and an hour and 20 minutes from Belfast. Just 15 minutes drive from the Dundalk exit on the Dublin/Belfast motorway. The entrance is located on the N53 road, a mile outside Castleblayney town.
Designed by: Christy O\'Connor Junior & Senior
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Concra Wood Golf & Country Club Reviews & Information
4.86 ... Overall Rating
4.90 ... The Course
4.69 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.70 ... VFM
42 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 41 out of 1932.
HIGHLY RATED - 100% would play again or recommend
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What the club says: Concra Wood Golf & Country Club is the latest stage in the evolution of Castleblayney Golf Club. Founded as a 9 hole course in 1905, opposite the entrance to Concra Wood, it closed in 1949. In 1985, it was reborn in the grounds of Hope Castle (visible across Lough Muckno), before moving to its current location in 2008, and expanding to 18 holes.
The idea for a new 18 hole course began in early 2000, thanks to the vision and planning of Castleblayney Golf Club. The golf club approached Coillte to buy 240 acres of dramatic, wooded landscape that tilts down into Lough Muckno. The views are spectacular, stretching across the Monaghan Drumlins to the Cooley and Mourne Mountains to the east, and the Slieve Gullion and Mullyash Mountains to the north. And all the while you are surrounded by the lake and its scattering of islands, including Black Island, Otter Island, Crane Island and White Island. It is a unique setting that golfers, fishermen and walkers will love.
The landscape holds a rich history. The ruins of an old folly Castle (known locally as McMahon’s Castle), built by Lord Blayney, lies beside the 8th tee box, while the Temple ruin is located between the 9th tee and 4th fairway. This was a picnic retreat for Lord Blayney. Elsewhere, the Belfast steps are inextricably linked with Castleblayney folklore and the fortunes and misfortunes of the Blayney family.
The shape and flow of the golf course are perfectly complemented by the drumlins that roll across the countryside. This easy rhythm adds to the beauty of the course and its challenges, and it will inspire every golfer who chooses to play here. Woods and trees stretch their way elegantly around the course and between holes to give Concra Wood a truly natural touch.
Most Helpful Review
This is a pretty new course (opened within the last year) and so a few bits are yet to be finished (clubhouse was still being built [have given a very good rating on the promise of what will be there when it's finished], some paths around the course were a bit scrappy and the drive up to the course was full of potholes) but my goodness the quality of the course itself was top class, and the folks there were very welcoming.
The course is situated on the edge of Lough Muckno and it comes into play on a number of holes - particularly the par 5s with some interesting carries over the Lough. We had a great day with fantastic weather and will be back again soon, especially given the current green fee offer. You'll be tired at the end from the hills, but happy!! - Apr 26 2009
Golf Course Reviews for Concra Wood Golf & Country Club
One of the best courses I have played. Course in great condition, interesting, challenging layout but still playable. Amazing scenery. Would be expensive but I played it with a society so cannot complain about price. Buggies a must - some of the elevation changes are huge! Buggies have to go down path on 10th not fairway as so steep!
(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 13.6)
(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 95 Handicap: 16)
(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 89 Handicap: 5.9)
ound played: Aug 2016 - Score: 99 Handicap: 15.8)
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