Farnham Estate Golf Club

Farnham Estate Golf Club, Cavan is 18 holes Par 72 (7065 yards) Resort Parkland golf course

Contact Information

Radisson BLU, Farnham Estate, Cavan, Eire Ireland

Tel: + 353 (0) 49 4377700

Website: http://www.farnhamestate.com/
 

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  • Midweek Guide: €40.00 per round Non Resident *
  • Weekend Guide: €40.00 per round Non Resident *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 72 | 7065 yards | Resort | Parkland

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Farnham Estate Golf Club Reviews & Information


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  3.69

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 9
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3.89 ... Overall Rating
4.44 ... The Course
1.00 ... Course Cond.
1.89 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.11 ... VFM
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2.00 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
1.00 ... Prac. Facil.
1.00 ... Food + Drink
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9 ratings & 7 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked out of 2137.

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Reviewed Sep 12 2017 by Paul / Dublin - rated 2 out of 5

Quagmire

What a pity. Excellent layout and routing with some classic holes. Excellent sand based greens and tee boxes. All Fairways a Quagmire....Wet Wet Wet !!!!. Played it in Sept 2017, placing on all fairways and rough. Could not find relief anywhere as it was that wet. Some balls were lost after clearly landing in the middle of the fairways !!\After complaining to the golf pro, he explained that there had been substantial rainfall. Hello this is Ireland ...... It rains quite a lot, so the drainage system appears to be the issue. The fairways were saturated and there was very little runoff in the large catchment manholes.\This course must be built on marshland owing to the abundance of marsh grasses and reeds on either side of all the fairways. This course was opened approx 9 years ago i.e start of recession in Ireland....... No Clubhouse, poor facilities, poor drainage.\If cash was spent on this course then the golf course could reflect the high standards achieved in the adjacent hotel
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Reviewed Oct 15 2016 by Terence M - rated 5 out of 5

Beautiful, picturesque course. Greens were superb. Pro shop was good and very reasonable. However, no bar available after the round (you could go to the hotel, but its a reasonable distance away). I was there with a golf society so we went back to our own hotel.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 106 Handicap: 25.3)
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Reviewed Apr 14 2015 by Eamonn H - rated 4 out of 5

For Time of year course greens in good condition. The White flag at the last hole felt quite apt, the course punishes wayward drives. Very hilly and good challenge. Very wet in places but that's the Time of year I guess. Very very good value for money 20euros.
(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 99 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Oct 20 2014 by David G - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 11 2011 by Gerald R - rated 3 out of 5
Played 6th July. Great layout, course in good conditions but greens very slow. Good deal 80e for 2 with a buggy. Unfortunately no clubhouse, just a collection of portacabins.
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Reviewed Jun 17 2011 by Noel F - rated 5 out of 5
A fantastic course set around the south of Farnham Lough, a few miles out of Cavan Town.

Although only a few years old, this course has already matured rapidly. Many of the fairways and greens have been hewn out of woodland, but you wouldn't know it when playing.

We played after a weekend of deluges - only drying for us on the day - and yet the grounds survived it very well. The greens are like snooker tables and you could be forgiven for practising your putting on the tees.

The course has been panned out to play in a largely clockwise direction - it certainly hasn't been crammed in. This aspects adds very much to the uniqueness of each hole. No two holes are "alike". Although not hilly, it's not flat either - you may have to take your bets on a few blind shots, for example on the shortish but "tight" 10th.

You will use every club in your bag to get around this one, the par 4s are generally a decent drive and a middish-to-long iron. The bunkers are set in whispy grass and are largely reminiscent of links type. Because of the lie in fairway bunkers, I was often tempted to try a 5-wood out of the fairway-beaches (several!) I found myself in.

There's enough width in the fairways to give the more wayward of us half-a-chance, but beware the really wild Tee-shots. For those, it's likely to be a reload!

Rolling grasslands are complemented as they give way to forested woodlands for the back nine. If the golf's not so good, the views are stunning!

A beautiful setting, on a course which has the characteristics of parkland, woodland, and links - with a bit of water lobbed in for good measure. A real challenge for the good golfer, and a bag of fun for those, like me, who have to work on everything.

The facilities are basic, but new and clean. But why hold back on a new clubhouse etc when that course is there to be played? The staff are extremely friendly.

Our group travelled over 100 miles to get to this one, and we're going back next month!

Signature Hole? For me the 2nd. The view downhill from the tee, to a green in a glade protected by small river/pond in front reminded me of the stuff you see on telly from Augusta!

Play it - you'll love it.
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Reviewed Aug 7 2010 by Mark G - rated 4 out of 5
A new course built on a massive plot of land. The holes are strung out across the estate with hardly any parallel fairways. The back 9 only opened at the end of 2009, and it shows as the drainage channels make the fairways look a bit like a running track. However given a few years these will bed in nicely.
No clubhouse as yet, just portakabins but the people there were very welcoming and friendly. A good course with excellent shape to the holes, bunkers make you think about where you want to play to.
A strokesaver or equivalent would have been handy in a few places as depth perception is tricky, especially the tee shot over the water at the 18th!!
The greens were excellent, with even the tees better than most courses greens!! Given time and a decent clubhouse this place would be up the rankings even higher.
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Reviewed Jul 13 2010 by Jason W - rated 4 out of 5
New course so not many facilities but the course itself is excellent - the back nine is through forest - each hole standing alone, with trees at the side and rear on some holes...
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