Golfing in Cavan
Belturbet Golf Club – website www.belturbetgolfclub.com
Belturbet Golf Club, Erne Hill, Belturbet, Co. Cavan was founded in 1948 and designed by the late great Eddie Hackett he who has left his mark on so many golf courses the length and breathe of Ireland. It is a little gem of a 9-hole Parkland course tucked away in this corner of Co. Cavan. Measuring only 5,347 yards with a Par 68 and a standard scratch of three better than Par it still requires respect and careful club selection. The ladies course measure 4,768 yards with a Par 68 and a SSS to match.
There are some stunning views of the surrounding countryside and a pleasant day’s golf is assured to all who visit. The clubhouse is functional and the members are among the friendliest you will find anywhere in the country.
A large number of trees have been planted, for instance, while the drainage system has also been upgraded. Most holes on the course are played to elevated greens, creating a good test for players of differing abilities.
Good shots to small greens will be rewarded with holeable birdie putts. A game here is very good value for money and it is the ideal place if you want a fun game of golf.
Societies and group bookings welcome, with special Green Fee Rates agreed.
Contact James McCauly – (087) 9515307 or Sean Mc Gowan – (086) 8119721)
Are especially well looked after with lessons and competitions throughout the year (Contact Terry Leddy – (087 2113924)
€15 Per Day
€10 When playing with a member.
Course opening hours:
Clubhouse opening hours:
10.00am to 11.30pm
Neat casual, no denim
Full catering facilities
Green Fees and Societies Welcome:
Midweek & Weekends
Pre-booking for open tournaments:
14 Days in advance
Belturbet Golf Club Contact Details
Captain – Gerry Douglas 0879655182
Vice Captain – Paddy Brady 0872988854
President – Hugh Monahan 0879891175
Secreatry – Paddy Greenan 0876699688
Treasurer – James Mc Cauley 0879515307
PRO – Barry Fanning 0864053050
Handicap Secretary – Robert Richardson 0878397823
Student Cordinator – Terry Leddy 0872113924
Competition Secretaries -Adrian Mc Cabe 0879089681
Paddy Brady – 0872988854
Contact the club on (049) 9522287
Captain -Patricia Rudden 0866097731
President – Sheila Fitzpatrick 0861500938
Secretary – Ann Enright 086 2663382
Treasurer – Trudy Corrigan 0499522185
Assist Treasurer – Bridie Donohoe 0499522165
Comp Secretary – Anne Brady 049952819
Assist Comp Secretary – Dympna Minogue 0499522148
Handicap Secretary – Susan Divine 0861956211
Assist Handicap Secretary – Bridie Reynolds 0871279059
Slive Russell Golf Course Overview
The natural drumlin valley landscape of West Cavan provided the course architect, Paddy Merrigan, with a blank canvas on which to create a masterpiece. The course has been designed with a certain boldness and sureness of instinct, these elements combined with the foresight of the proprietor, Sean Quinn, have resulted in the development of a truly fine parkland course.
The crucial quality of the course lies in the fact that its design is strategic rather than punitive. The intention is not to penalise the golfer who strays off the straight and narrow but to encourage attacking shots by rewarding their success and punishing failure.
Typical Cavan terrain of small fields, scrub ditches and poorly drained soil degenerating into a boggy swamp have been transformed into an 18 hole layout of stunning quality, both from a visual and playing perspective.