6th November 2016 admin

Golf | Watch | Hidden Gem of the Month | Galway Bay Golf Resort

This is a true championship golf course with a fair test of golf to all who discover this gem. Washed on three sides by the wild Atlantic ocean laden with pot bunkers together with natural water hazards combines to make Galway Bay one of the truly great courses of Ireland.
Christy O’Connor Jnr.

Course Designer & Architect

Christy O’Connor Jnr.

Christy O’Connor Jnr. designed his first project in 1986, and since then he has become one of the most respected and leading golf course architects in the industry With well over thirty projects throughout Europe.

With close to forty years playing professionally on tour, the two time Senior British Open Champion, has had the opportunity of competing on some of the greatest golf courses in the world. Working closely with his team, Christy aims to create something seamlessly with nature whilst bearing in mind the playing skills of golfers of all levels. What sets Christy apart from other signature designers is his level of enthusiasm and dedication to each project.

GolfBirdie filmed the immaculate course this summer which really is a credit to the Green Keeping staff. The sun was shining on the day we filmed showing the true beauty of this challenging courses. The view from the far side of the course is just spectacular looking over Galway bay and the Atlantic. If you are travelling to play and you like fishing Galway is the perfect place to catch a 10lb Cod on one of Galway Fishing trips.

Galway Bay- Drone Video

Our favourite hole is the 7th Par 3 Index 16, a beautiful little hole over water, with the atlantic right behind the tee box. This course has a great links feel with the sea but also has some really good parkland type water features. View the full1-18 drone video flyover on the GolfBirdie App. Download for free in the app store now!

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