Fota Island Resort Majors inspired golf experience

30 May 2018

Elga Ryan

Fota Island Resort’s raved-about series of themed golf events to coincide with the Majors is back again– this time channeling The Open and the PGA to bring you to the forefront of the action without actually having to go through the hassle of traveling abroad.

Based on the same winning formula that saw Fota Island Resort bringing you a little bit of Georgia during Masters Week, Scotland during The Open Championship and New York during the PGA Championship, Fota Island Resort will once again be the place to be during this year’s U.S Open from the 14th to 17th June, the Open Championship, taking place from the 19th to 22nd of July, and the upcoming PGA, from the 9th to 12th of August.

Fota Island Resort Majors inspired golf experience - Ring of Cork

On these dates, Fota Island Resort is running a singles competition at the unbeatable rate of €50 on the resort’s premier golf courses, with an eight-month membership to the golfing academy at Fota Island Resort as first prize. Take inspiration from the world’s top professional golfers as they play in some of the world’s most iconic and enjoyable golf tournaments and have a round yourself on one of Fota Island Resort’s three championship courses. Host of the Irish Open three times, the Fota Island Resort golf experience is up to the highest of standards. There will also be a sale on in the ProShop during each Major ensuring you look the part as well as play the part.

Complete the experience and truly embrace the Majors with culinary delights in the Clubhouse specifically crafted and inspired by the locales of the tournaments. Dine like the pros would while watching them compete on the Clubhouse’s TVs, which will of course be showing the events.

The menu in June is inspired by the U.S Open taking place at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York (14th-17th June). Sticky short ribs and delicious open sliders will be the main course of choice sure to transport your taste buds stateside, priced at €14.50. The Open, taking place at Carnoustie in Angus, Scotland, (19th -22nd July) is the muse behind the July dining feature – delicious Traditional Angus beef pies, priced at €14.50. The meal will get you in the spirit and is sure to satisfy you after a great day of golf.

Fota Island Resort Majors inspired golf experience - Ring of Cork

In August, the Clubhouse will take your palette on another culinary journey to the U.S.A. in honor of the PGA tournament, hosted at Bellerive in St. Louis, Missouri (9th – 12th August). Feast on a hearty open Gerber sandwich on garlic bread with succulent ham, Provel cheese and paprika at €14.50, or The Slinger – a traditional hamburger topped with egg and hash brown for €14.50.

With these carefully designed features, you will truly feel like you are dining in Scotland’s rolling green landscape or Missouri’s lush wooded grounds without even leaving Ireland!

A championship-level golf experience inspired by the Majors with themed culinary delights to match is right on your doorstep at Fota Island Resort in Cork. Channel the likes of some of the world’s top golfers and call +353 21 467 3000 or visit to learn more or make a reservation.

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