The Irish Open 2013 in Kildare at the end of June

The 2013 Irish Open will take place from the 27th – 30th June at Carton House in Kildare.

Easily accessible and popular for Ireland Golf Vacations, Carton located just 14 miles from Dublin City Centre is a luxury hotel, spa and leisure retreat with two of the country’s finest championship golf courses, one of which, the Montgomerie course will host this year’s Irish Open.

Designed by 7 times European Order of Merit Winner Colin Montgomerie, the course is a 7,300 yard “links style” journey over solid fairways, spacious bunkers and flawless greens.

A fantastic setting to host this year’s Irish Open, it has been four years since the Irish Open was won by an Irish competitor, when in 2009 Shane Lowry took the title as an amateur at the County Louth Golf Club. This year though with top Irish golf stars, Darren Clare, Graeme McDowell, Pádraig Harrington, Rory McIlroy as well as one time winner Shane Lowry all competing, things may just change.

An event that is known to drawn in the crowds, whether locals, golf enthusiasts or a visitor here on vacation in Ireland, with such an elite line up and so much home grown talent taking part, the Irish Open 2013 is shaping up to be a sensational competition! It is certainly set to be a superb event. When it comes to hotels in Kildare, choose from a wide variety all within short proximity of the Irish Open.

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