The East Clare Golf Club (15 minutes drive from Mountshannon) and golf course is set in 150 acres of unspoilt, rolling, quiet countryside with majestic views of East Clare. Our course is very popular with visitors from both overseas and within Ireland, and hosted the 1998 West of Ireland Seniors Championship. East Clare Golf Club operates a “pay as you play” policy for visitors ensuring visitors can be accommodated at all times. Club membership is also currently open to new members. The parkland championship course, designed by noted golf architect Dr. Arthur Spring, was opened in 1997 and is located just 5 minutes from beautiful Lough Derg and about 35 minutes from Shannon Airport. This par 71 course with more than 5,920 metres (over 6,500 yards) of fairways includes several strategically placed and potentially hazardous lakes, streams, bunkers and trees.