The Irish Open, 2017

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Following the success of of the 2016 Carzone Irish Open, FootGolf Ireland is delighted to announce the return of the 3rd annual Footgolf Irish Open to the fantastic Highfield Golf Club, situated in the quaint Irish town of Carbury, Co. Kildare.

Venue: Highfield Golf & Country Club
Address: Carbury, Co. Kildare 53.362852 ; -7.016519000000017
Dates: 12th-14th May

Airport: Dublin Airport
Transport Options: Car Hire (see below)
Accommodation Options: see below

Entry Fees:
  *all entry fees include Buffet Meal on Saturday 13th May at 6pm, course refreshments/snacks on competition days.
**all entry fees subject to €12 EFT Player Charge (collected by FootGolf Ireland for and on behalf of the EFT).


Affiliation/Ranking Points:
FIFG World Tour / 500
Stage 2, European FootGolf Tour / 250
National FootGolf Tour / 250

Prize Pool
€5,500 minimum

Prize Pool Distribution
CAT A players compete for approx. 75% of the prize pool. Payout 1st – 10th
CAT B players compete for approx. 15% of the prize pool. Payout 1st – 3rd
The remaining 10% is distributed among CAT C competitors (ladies winner & under-18’s winner), Over-45’s winner and other prize categories.

Accommodation (all prices per night):
1. Auburn Lodge B&B, Edenderry
telephone: 00353 874183111
€25pp room only/€30pp + continental breakfast/€35pp + full breakfast
Twin, Double & Family Rooms available
5 minute drive to course

2. Johnstown House Self-Catering Apartments, Enfield
telephone: 00353 469540000
€110 per apartment, €27.50pp based on 4 people sharing
Sleeps up to 4 people (one double + 2 single beds)
10 minute drive to course

3. Harry’s of Kinnegad, Kinnegad
telephone: 00353 449391719
€40pp + full breakfast
Twin Rooms
20 minute drive to course

More accommodation options will be announced shortly.

Other Features:
Live Scoring
Tournament Director
Putting Practice Green
Warm-Up Area
Longest Drive Competition
Hole-In-One Award
The Famous Irish Open BounceBackAbility Prize (player who makes up the most shots from Day 1 to Day 2)
Masseuse (prices to be confirmed)
Changing Rooms

Car Hire, one of Europe’s leading car rental companies will personally tailor your specific car rental requirements by email to give you the very best value around.

Just email Paul at with the following:

Subject Line: ‘Irish FootGolf Open Car Rental’
1. Dates/Times car required from
2. Type of car: 4 person/5 person/Nappy Wagon

He will then respond with your no obligation, discounted price.


This is an FIFG Tournament. Please familiarise yourself with the Official Competition Rules before the start of the Competition.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Emerald Isle in May.

Sláinte :)

FootGolf Ireland
Contact: Ronan Cunningham