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Ted McCarthy Municipal Golf Course

Cork City Council has provided a Municipal 18-hole Golf Course at Mahon, called The Ted McCarthy Municipal Golf Course. It is set between Clover Hill and the estuary of the Douglas River and commands a delightful view of Lough Mahon and the gently sloping hills of Rochestown.

The course receives constant praise for its excellent condition. The amenity continues to be a success with golfers. Green fees are available and golfing societies are welcome to reserve the tee. Details may be obtained from The Green Fees Office, Mahon Golf Course, Skehard Road, Cork - Tel. No. 021 - 4292543

General Information on Mahon Golf Course Telephone number: 021 - 4292543; Office Fax Number: 021 - 4292604

Golf Course Map (PDF)(175KB)

Ted McCarthy Golf Course 

 Golf Club Green Fees 
 Weekdays Weekend 
Adult   €24  €28
Junior  €14  €28
Juvenile   €14  €28
Pensioner   €14  €28

Annual tickets are available at the following prices. 

 Season Tickets 
Male €630 
Female  €515 
Pensioner  €299
Junior  €230
Juvenile  €152

Golf clubs and equipment may be hired at the Course. Further details available at the Green Fees Office.

Local Rules

1. Out Of Bounds (Rule 1 - 27)
(A) All Out of Bounds marked by White Stakes .
(B) Over all Boundary Walls , Fences and Seashore .
(D) Practice putting green

2. Obstructions (Rules 23 -26 )
(A) All Water Installations , Sewage treatment unit left of 18th fairway, Sprinkler Valve Covers and manhole Covers .
(B) Markers , Notices , Seats and Bins .

3. Water Hazard(Rule 26)
Reed bed to the right of 6th,7th,8th fairways, to the left of the 17th fairway, as defined by red markers. To the front of the 16th green, as defined by yellow markers.

4. Roads And Pathways
Relief from roads, pathways and stone drains except road to the left of the 10th fairway- one club length from point of relief .

5. Stones In Bunkers
Stones in Bunkers may be removed without penalty .

6. Ground Under Repair
A ball coming to rest within a designated GUR area - Free lift and drop one club length not nearer the hole.


The Blackrock Inn compliments the excellent on-course facilities. Meals and refreshments are now available. Tel. No. 021 4291006, Fax. No. 021 4552600.

Family Golf on Sunday

Parent and Child Sunday Golf Offer