Members Update – A New Year a New Start

Hello Ross Golf members,

We hope you all are keeping well and have been out enjoying the course over the past month. We have had some great days out with lots of happy golfers and lots more exciting things are planned for our golfers for the year ahead!

Ross Golf Course – Results

On Sunday, Jan 22nd we held a mixed 12-hole Champagne Scramble which was very well supported and played in good conditions. The winners were:

  1. Peter Wickham, Brian O’Leary, John Nolan.
  2. Johnny Brosnan, Breda O’Farrell, Tony Lenihan, Anthony O’Mahony

On January 28th and 29th we held a single Stableford competition.
The winners were:

  1. Brian O’Leary (22) 42 pts
  2. Alan Flynn (8) 39 pts.
    Division 1.
  3. Tomas Kelliher (10) 38 pts
    Division 2.
  4. Ryan Scott (15) 37 pts
    Division 3.
  5. Denis Desmond (28) 38 pts.

On February 4th and 5th, we will hold the 6th round of the 2022 Keane’s Jeweller’s Gold Medal Competition.
This will be a stroke play competition played on the Green Course.

On February 6th Our President Michael J Casey, Lady Captain Mary Moynihan and Gents Captain John Ivory held their Drive-in. With a very large turnout on the day in great weather conditions, the drive-in was followed by a mixed scramble which was sponsored by Fexco. The course was also in fantastic condition thanks to Padraig and his team for their hard work. The scramble was followed by the prizegiving and some food in the Clubhouse in a very sociable atmosphere on the bank holiday.

Thank you to Killarney Race Company for the food, to Luciano in Iguana’s Cafe for his sponsorship and to Gordon and Fionnan in the Clubhouse for their assistance. Well done to all involved.

The scramble winners were:

  1. John Cuskelly, Cathriona Shaanahan, Maurice Coffer , Michael J O’Sullivan.
  2. Renaldas Bendikas,John Fleming, Noreen O’Mahony, John Joe Healy.
  3. Alan Flynn, Bridie Brosnan, Dermot O’Connor, John O’Brien.

Membership Incentive Draw

Our Membership Incentive Draw has now taken place and if you missed the results we have them here for you. Congratulations to all the lucky winners below and we hope you enjoy your prize.
Winners are:

  • Mary Gorman – €100 Ross Golf Club Voucher 
  • Doreen Brosnan – Voucher for 4 ball with friends
  • Larry Daly – Winner of the ¼ Zip  Niall Huggard
  • Winner of 2 Admission Tickets to Sunday, May 14th Racing Festival. 


Thank you to all who have paid their membership and a big welcome to all new members who have joined the Ross Golf Club. We wish you all an incredible year of golfing in 2023 at our beautiful course. Please feel free to contact Gordon in the Club House or your respective Captains if you need anything. Your captains and presidents’ details are below.

As always thank you to all our valued members. Wishing you all a wonderful year ahead and we hope to see you on the course soon.

Best wishes,
From all at Ross Golf Course

Ross Golf Course – September Update 

Hello everyone,

Time to settle back into a routine now that summer draws to a close and the kids are back to school. We hope to still see you out enjoying the course before the evenings begin to get darker.

Ross Golf Charity Days

Our Captain Donie Broderick’s Charity Days were very successful with two great golf days in good weather and the golf course in splendid condition on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th. The fundraising expectations will be exceeded with over fifty participating teams, multiple sponsors for all tee boxes, and a fabulous sponsored raffle. 

The final count of the proceeds and the presentations to St Francis Special School and The Kerry Cancer Support Group will take place in the near future. Captain Donie was amazed and delighted with the excellent response and wants to thank the main sponsors, Independent Irish Health Foods, Killarney Race Co and M D O’Sheas. He also wants to thank all team and tee box sponsors and the sponsors of the prizes for the fundraising raffle. ” The big winners over these two great days are both charities who are so deserving and we are delighted to be able to assist them,” said Donie.

The winning team was The Kerry’s Eye team of Aidan O’Connor, Mary Cronin, Ger Lenihan and Dermot Roche. The runner-up team was from Kilcummin PO- Muiris Healy, Philip O’Connor, Eugene Kennedy and Dermot O’Sullivan.

Get Social

If you’re not following Ross Golf already on social media please do so you can keep up to date with all the news and updates. Click on the icons below to be directed to the page. 

New Merch

yes, you heard us Ross Golf members we have new merchandise available to purchase. Check out our brand new merchandise that has just arrived in our fabulous Kerry away electric blue. Retailing at € 60.00 you can pick yours up today just talk to a member of staff in the clubhouse. We just love it and can’t wait to show it off and the blue is just perfect sitting beside the Ross Golf logo. 

Thank you

All the team at Ross golf would like to acknowledge Padraig Bruton and his team aka ‘the men behind the course & track for their immaculate maintenance & presentation of Ross Golf course. In the past few months, the compliments have come from far, and wide & we would all like to sincerely thank them for their hard work & dedication & a job well done. 

Kind Regards,

The Ross Golf Team

Talk to a member of staff in the clubhouse today to pick up your Ross Golf merch.

Ross Golf Course – August Update 

Hi all,

August was a busy one and we loved welcoming you all to the course. let’s catch up on the latest Ross Golf news.

Friday Scrambles

On Friday, the 5th we held a 10-hole mixed scramble in splendid weather and with a very large turnout. The golf was followed by a tasty BBQ. The winning team was: Andy Cole, Mary O’Connor and Donie Hayes.

On Friday, the 12th we held a 10-hole mixed scramble with another large turnout. The winning team was: John Hurley, Donie Broderick, and Melanie Colorusso.

On Friday, 26th the scramble was followed by a fantastic BBQ. The winning team was Terence Mulcahy, Alan Moynihan, Mary McGuire, Jim Delaney

On Sunday, August  21st we held an 18-hole Champagne Scramble. The winning team was Aidan O’Connor, John Hurley, and Ryan Scott.

Golf Lessons 
Gordon Howard is available to give golf lessons, so why not take up a new hobby or why not perfect your technique. For more information please contact Gordon directly in the Club House. 
Meet and Play
Each Wednesday morning members can meet for a round of golf at 10.15am sharp, all members are welcome to come along.

Kind Regards,

The Ross Golf Team

Ross Golf Course – July Update 

Hello all,

This past month was just glorious and we hope you all got the chance to get out for a round of golf.

Available to hire

Check out our recently purchased Golf Clubs available to hire at the clubhouse. The rental of new clubs is €15 for 9 holes and €20 for 18 holes. So why not bring your friends along next time for a great day out golfing at Ross Golf? 

Junior Club

Meet n’ Greet with our Golf Pro Gordon Howard, President Mike Casey & Club Captain Donie Broderick every Monday evening at 6.30pm for half an hour. This is an ideal opportunity to meet other junior members and gain some golf coaching also. Parents are also welcome and there is no fee for the weekly meet-ups. If you would like to learn more and get involved, please visit Gordon in our clubhouse or contact Mike Casey.

Junior golf lessons are now available for all abilities from the ages of 13 to 17. Lessons are €20 for 30 mins, supporting your junior Golfer with exceptional 1:1 coaching, course etiquette and plenty of tips and tricks to improve their interest and skills. To book a spot for the junior golfer in your life please contact our Golf Pro Gordon Howard – email or drop by the clubhouse. 

Score Cards

A huge thank you to B Well fitness club as they have offered the Ross Golf members a special rate under their B Well Golf, for €40 for a 45min assessment.

B-well Golf has its own TPI-qualified trainers who work with golfers to improve their game by improving their golf fitness. They will not change your swing but will get you golf fit by taking you through a full TPI assessment, and from this assessment, they will design a bespoke fitness programme tailor-made for you!

Golfers can choose to use the Skytrak practice range to hone their skills, with live instant feedback on ball speed, club head speed, launch angles, and carry distance, just to name a few. You can check out their website by visiting

Kind Regards,

The Ross Golf Team

Ross Golf Course – June Update

Hello all,

let’s look back at the month of June, as it sure was a busy one with many exciting tournaments and matches. 

Captian’s Prize

Our Ross Golf Captains Donie Broderick and Breda O’ Farrell are set to host a tournament in July for all members. The dates for the diary are the weekend of the 30th & 31st of July. First up is our Ladies who will play the Captain’s Prize on 30th with the Men’s Captain’s Prize the following day. Members can register for the tournament on the Club V1 App, if anyone experiences any issues please let us know. All our members are encouraged to take part to show our appreciation for our wonderful Ross Golf Captains.

President’s Prize

On Sunday, June 5th our President Michael J Casey held his President’s Prize Competition. As everyone knows Mike is a stalwart and custodian of the Ross Golf Club. We would like to thank all of those who took part on the day, we were thrilled with the numbers who turned up for this prestigious prize, it was a roaring success. On the day the course was (and is always thanks to our groundsmen) in fantastic condition which was reflected as the scoring was very intense with some top-quality golf performances.

We also had a very enjoyable and entertaining evening at the President’s Dinner and prize giving on Sunday night in the Corporate Suite. This was very well attended with great food, good craic and plenty of good company. We hope you all enjoyed this two-day fun-filled event.

Our Ross Golf Bell

Have you seen the new Maurice O’ Donoghue Bell situated near the 7th Green, which got a makeover to complement our new Tee boxes and branding. Presented to the Ross Golf Club by the O’Donoghue Family – Gleneagle Hotel many years ago.  

Ross Golf Member’s WIFI

Members we are thrilled to let you all know that there is now a dedicated SSID set up for all our wonderful gofers so you can access your club V1 app while on the course. If you have any trouble accessing the WIFI just let one of the staff members know, they would be happy to help. Enjoy!

Kind Regards,

The Ross Golf Team

Ross Golf Course – May Update

Hi all, I hope you have managed to get a couple of rounds in since our last update. We are delighted to share with you all the news over the past couple of weeks and a little look ahead at upcoming events. 

President’s Prize 

Our exciting President’s Prize Tournament is hosted by your very own president, Mike J Casey. The event will be run on the weekend of the 4th and 5th of June. Entry for the President’s Day Tournament is via the Club V1 App, if you are experiencing any issues please contact Mike or Gordon. The Ladies’ Prize for the President’s Day will be played on Saturday 4th of June and the Men’s will be hosted the following day on Sunday the 5th. The President’s Dinner and Prize Presentation will be hosted in the Corporate Bar from 7pm on June 5th. Tickets for the President’s Dinner are €20.00 each and will be available from the Clubhouse. We hope you all can make it. 

Captain’s Prize

Our Ross Golf Captain Donie Broderick is set to host a tournament in July. The dates for the diary are the weekend of the 31st of July and the 1st of August. First up is our Ladies who will play the Captain’s Prize on the 31st with the Men’s Captain’s Prize the following day. Members can register for the tournament on Club V1 App. We will have more details in next month’s update so stay tuned. 

Meet & Play  
Each Wednesday Morning all members are invited to our Meet & Play event. We would request that any members who would like to attend arrive at 10.15 am and tee off at 10.30am. 

Kind Regards,

The Ross Golf Team

Ross Golf Course – March Update 

I hope you all have been enjoying the lovely weather and managed to get a couple rounds of golf in. We are delighted to share with you, all of the news over the past month. 

A big welcome to our golf pro, Gordon. 

A huge welcome to our new golf pro – Gordon Howard. We are thrilled that he has joined the Ross Golf family. Gordon will be supporting members, visitors, societies and our clubhouse. Gordon has impressive golf experience, with over 20+ years as a golf tour pro, and coach and from what we hear, he is great to pull a pint! So why not join Gordon in the clubhouse for a pint and a chat. 

A Message from Gordon
“It is a privilege to be part of the golf operations team here at the Ross Golf Course. I have received a friendly club welcome since I started my position. I have over 20 years of experience as a tour pro and coach and a member of the World Golf Teaching Federation (WGTF). I have worked for some of Ireland’s leading golf management companies. I’ am thrilled to join the team and I look forward to meeting all our members, locals and international guests.” – Gordon Howard

Clubhouse Official Opening 

We hope you are all aware by now that our clubhouse officially opened on the 16th of March. Members are welcome at any time to pop in and enjoy the facility. Gordon will be around the complex, perhaps you may find him in the clubhouse to discuss any tips or tricks that he may have that could help your next round of golf. We would kindly ask all members to please sign in via the clubhouse before going out to play a round of golf. This is for safety and membership reasons. We do hope all members enjoy the clubhouse and all that it has to offer. 

Membership Update

Just to let all members know, we have extended our membership deadline to the 15th of Aprilwhich happens to be Good Friday. Please contact Pam in the office or Gordon if you need assistance, both would be happy to help. 

We would like to note that after the deadline has passed, anyone who has not paid their fees will no longer have access to the membership benefits. You are more than welcome to come and play a round of golf availing of our green fee rates which can be found on our new website under ‘Green Fees & Memberships’.

We hope all members have received their new bag tag, if not, please notify a member of staff. Please note that it is important to have your golf tags with you on the course at all times and have them visible, please. Our lovely course ranger will be on patrol checking to see if the bag tags are present, thank you for your corporation and continuous support. 

Tee boxes are in production

A big thank you to all our fantastic sponsors who have signed up. The tee boxes are now in production and we hope to have them displayed on the course over the coming weeks. They will be a fantastic addition to the course. Keep an eye out in the coming weeks for the new signs. 

Kind Regards,

The Ross Golf Team

February Members update

Now that Storm Eunice and Franklin have finally passed and the days are brighter, we hope you have enjoyed the chance to head out for a round of golf with your pals. In the immediate aftermath of the storm, some of the course was waterlogged. Kindly our very own Padraig Bruton went out on the course to assess the impact. Take a look at one of the amasing shots set as our feature image for this post, the beam of light is just stunning.

Our 2022 Drive-in

The season got off to a great start with our largest ever number of members participating in our 10-hole mixed scramble for the President & Captain’S Drive-in. We were blessed with good weather and a great atmosphere complemented by the course being in super condition for the time of year. After a very competitive scramble, our winners were Stanley Wade, Ivo O’Sullivan, Mary Gorman & Ger Flynn. The Gents Club would like to acknowledge the Ladies Club for their hard work in organising the event and thank you to Fexco, who kindly sponsored generous prizes on the day.

As per the long-standing tradition of Ross Golf Club, we had a relaxed gathering upstairs in the Corporate Suite and food kindly sponsored by the race company. We would like to wish our wonderful President, Mike Casey and captains Donie Broderick & Breda Farrell a successful year in 2022.

The MD O’Shea’s Spring League starts on the weekend of the 12th of March and will run for 5 successive weekends finishing on April 10th. The closing date for entries into the spring league is March 4th, no entries can be accepted after this date. 
The Ladies’ Spring League is well underway, and some very interesting scores are emerging from the rounds. Well done ladies, we look forward to seeing all the results as they come in.

Golf Tags 

Here is a sample of our shiny new tags that are due for delivery shortly and will be circulated to all our members over the next few weeks. These golf tags can be placed on your bag and show that you are a proud member of Ross Golf Course. 

Cheltenham Preview Fundraiser 

The Racegoers Club is hosting a Cheltenham fundraiser night on March 9th at The Fáilte Hotel, with the proceeds going to the Southwest Counselling Centre. Please help support such a great cause and give what you can by clicking on the button below which will bring you to their Go Fund Me Page. For more details about the preview night or indeed membership of the Racegoers Club please contact, Vincent Casey on 087 2461599 or John McEnery on 087 9090945.

A note from us

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and Management, we would like to sincerely thank committee members from both the ladies and gents club for their excellent contribution towards our meeting last Tuesday. The board acknowledged the many positive steps made in the past few months and reiterated its ongoing commitment to the continued success and growth of Ross Golf Course. We look forward to a follow-up meeting in May 2022.”