Mr. Diarmuid Horgan Captain West Waterford Golf Club 2020

In 2004 Diarmuid Horgan on the advice of his family decided to take up golf as a form of recreation and an opportunity to meet new friends in the process. That was over 15 years ago and on many occasions during that time he recalls that it was one of the best decisions he ever made.

During his time at West Waterford he has made an enormous contribution through his involvement in course improvements and in fundraising events. A tireless worker, he has become a great ambassador for the club through his involvement in all club activities and his participation in various charitable golfing events throughout the country. Diarmuid served as president of our club in 2016 and 2017.

A native of Kerry Diarmuid recalls a very happy 9 years when he lived in Cork. From there he moved to Dungarvan where he and his late wife Noreen raised their family in the environs of a very successful farming business in Colligan. His ambitious nature and business acumen led to the formation of Dungarvan Transport which has grown into the successful venture that it is today.

Diarmuid’s outgoing personality led to his joining Dungarvan Lions Club where he served as president. Always willing to share his talents he went on to join the Dungarvan Show Society and also became active in Dungarvan Point to Point. A big GAA fan, he rarely misses a Waterford or a Kerry match. On the social side he enjoys Country and Western and traditional Irish music. His love of dancing saw him perform in Deise Jigs and Reels. Diarmuid enjoys his daily walk through Colligan wood and has a keen interest in horse racing. Since taking up golf he has made great strides in the game and his competitive streak makes him a force to be reckoned with on any golf course. We are fortunate to have a man of Diarmuid’s standing as our captain for 2020 and he carries with him the full support of the ladies and gents at West Waterford golf club.

Welcome to West Waterford Golf & Country Club

eddie-hacket-11Irish golfing legend Eddie Hackett
designed our 18 hole par 72 and 6802 yard Championship Golf Course.
Situated just 4 Km west of Dungarvan off N25 By-Pass on the Aglish Road.

GPS Coordinates N52°04 W007°41

Rosslare Ferry Service – 90 mins drive.
Cork Airport – 60 mins drive.
Waterford Airport – 30 mins drive.

West Waterford Golf & Country Club
 warmly welcomes Societies and Corporate Groups throughout the year and we look forward to greeting you and your clients, guests and friends during the season. The course is maintained in excellent condition, with our greens offering superb play-ability and presentation throughout the year.
Our society rates are very competitive and will be retained at last year’s rates for 2017.

Not A Foot Wrong

By Kevin Markham

West Waterford – Established 1993

Even the weaker holes (the 6th to the 9th) work really well here.  They are separated from the course by a gentle hill and they go back and forth.  As you walk down the long and dark path to the 6th tee box these holes look similar – but they’re not.  They are of different lengths and offer different tests.  The 9th green, by the clubhouse, offers the best views of the Comeragh Mountains. It is the holes on the other side that are so wonderful where the creativity focuses on simplicity.

West Waterford has used the hills and trees perfectly, nowhere more effectively than holes 2 and 3, two reverse dog legs.  The 2nd hits down and demands a draw; the 3rd goes up and needs a fade.  Both are tight, need exact shots, and are enticing: they are beautiful holes.

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