Royal Dublin


Course Status

Links is open for play today, Buggies are permitted and the range is open. Updated: 18th Apr 2024

Pro Shop

John Dwyer

John, resident Head Golf Professional since October 2016, was awarded PGA Fellow status in 2013.  John has earned a fine reputation as a player, teacher and retailer over the last two decades.  His simple approach to coaching makes him very popular with golfers of all levels.

John won the PGA Irish region Order of Merit in 2001 and was a member of the 2000, 2003 and 2007 PGA Cup teams. John is a regular winner on the domestic circuit and has competed in all four rounds of the 2005 Irish and European Opens.  The biggest feather in John’s cap was winning the Glenmuir Club Professional Championship in Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in 2007.

Stephen McCarthy

Stephen is qualified PGA Professional having played full time on the PGA EuroPro Tour and Irish PGA Region. The experience and knowledge he has gained from his time on these tours, are seen as asset to assist in his coaching, custom fitting and customer services. Stephen’s approach to coaching is teaching by means of guided understanding in achieving students goals and ambitions.

Colleen Dwyer

Colleen joined the team in the Summer of 2017. She has been a single digit golfer her entire life and her inherent passion is for all things golf.

Dylan Browning

Dylan joined the team in the Spring of 2022. He is a PGA Assistant Professional currently completing his PGA training degree. Dylan grew up playing in Ashbourne Golf Club respresenting the club at many interclub levels. He hopes to take the knowledge and experience he gains during his training to help golfers of all abilities.

Lessons and Custom Fitting

Lesson Fees John Stephen Dylan
Half Hour (Using Trackman) €50(€65) €45(€55) €35(€40)
4 x Half Hours €180 €180 €130
7 x Half Hours €300 €300 €210
9 Hole playing excluding green fee €150 N/A €100
Mini playing lesson €100 Enquire €70

Our excellent teaching facilities include a pitching green with several bunkers, a large practice putting green and green grass driving range. Our new indoor swing and custom fitting centre using Trackman 4 technology opened in the winter of 2017 and was upgraded again in 2021.


The Royal Dublin Indoor Swing Studio opened in November 2017.

One radar system tracks everything the club does before, during, and after impact - from commonly known parameters like Club Path and Face Angle to Swing Direction and Spin Loft. The other radar system tracks the full ball flight - from launch to landing and everything in between; including Launch Angle, Spin Rate and curvature.

TrackMan 4's Dual Radar Technology is a significant milestone in the evolution of golf instruction, coaching, fitting, and entertainment.

The TrackMan Golf Simulator offers a complete series of game improvement tools used by the best players and coaches in the world. From groundbreaking video and swing analysis applications to benchmarking tools such as Test Center and TrackMan Combine, our indoor golf simulator makes your indoor practice sessions BOTH entertaining and productive.  Phone 01-8336477 or Email: to book an appointment.


Equipment Cost
Golf Clubs (Taylor Made and Titleist for ladies & gents) Pre-booking essential €60.00
Golf Buggy - Medical Cert required in advance €50.00
Powakaddy including GPS - Pre-booking advised €20.00
Pull Cart - Pre booking not necessary €4.00
Golf Shoes are also available for rental €5.00
Visitor Booking

The Royal Dublin Golf Club

North Bull Island Nature Reserve , Dollymount, Dublin 3 , Ireland

Phone: +353 1 833 6346 | Fax: +353 1 833 6504


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