Powerscourt Golf Club warmly welcomes the news that it has been voted the best Parkland Course in Ireland for 2014 by the Golfers Guide to Ireland. Located on the 1,000 acre Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry, Powerscourt features two Championship courses designed by Peter McEvoy and David McLay Kidd.
The annual awards are organized by the Golfers Guide to Ireland, one of the most popular golf magazines in Ireland, to recognize outstanding performers in the Irish golf industry.
Out of the 23 awards delivered on the evening, Powerscourt Golf Club was delighted to scoop the overall award for Best Parkland Course. Bernard Gibbons, General Manager for Powerscourt Golf Club, said:
“To be honoured with such a prestigious award is a true testament to both the quality and service which is synonymous with Powerscourt Estate. Competing in today’s golfing climate we’re excited to have made such a significant impact and will continue to provide the best golf experience for our members and visitors. This award is representative of all the hard work, effort and commitment to excellence put in by the entire team at Powerscourt Golf Club.”
Paddy Mc Carthy, Publisher of the Golfers Guide to Ireland commented: “Powerscourt Golf Club situated in the magnificent Powerscourt Estate offers the golfer a choice of two terrific courses with stunning scenery and beautifully manicured greens and fairways. Its location only a short distance from Dublin City makes it a popular choice for visitors who are assured of a five star experience from start to finish. It is therefore no great surprise that Powerscourt have been voted Best Parkland Venue Overall in the 2014 Golfers Guide to Ireland Awards.”
Powerscourt has hosted many prestigious tournament throughout its history including the 1998 Irish PGA Championship, won by Padraig Harrington, the 2001 Irish Seniors Open and the 2012 PGA Southern Championship. It has been the venue of choice for many of the Mens’ and Ladies Golfing Unions of Ireland events, as well as the popular annual Powerscourt PGA PRO AM.
We are all aware that the situation around COVID-19 is evolving on a daily basis and Powerscourt Golf Club will continue to take all necessary measures to prevent the spread of the virus and are asking everyone at the club, members, visitors and staff alike to play their part as well.
In light of recommendations from Government over the weekend the following urgent actions will take place immediately:
The Food & Beverage operation within the clubhouse will cease immediately until at least 29th March.
The Golf Shop will remain open & social distancing recommendations adhered to. Please do not delay or congregate around the counter and use card payments only. Please ensure you have washed your hands or sanitised before completing your transaction.
Where possible please make payment in advance by credit card over the phone for green fees to reduce interactions in the Clubhouse.
All locker rooms will remain closed with access only permitted in toilet areas.
Entrance to the Golf Clubhouse will only be available through the front door where hand sanitiser is provided.
The administration offices are closed for walk in enquiries which should be directed by phone or email.
All previously advised actions and recommendations remain in place.
We continue to monitor closely all factual developments on a daily basis as communicated by the HSE and will follow recommended guidelines from the Government.
Thank you for your cooperation at this time.
Gavin Hunt Golf Manager