Par 72, yardage 7,139. Adare Golf Club was designed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. and offers a magnificent parkland layout. From his first perception of Adare Manor as having all the flavor of Augusta National, he has created a true masterpiece and one of the leading parkland courses in Ireland. The Maigue River comes into play on three holes with a dramatic finish at the par-5 18th hole. And, if you are struggling a bit with your game, then don't worry as the beautiful surroundings will ensure that you still enjoy a visit here. The ruins of the Desmond Castle, built in 1200, are a magnificent backdrop to the 1st and 15th greens, while the ruins of the Franciscan Abbey, built in 1464, dominate the centre of the course.