The enigmatic, Seve design, continues to enthral at The Heritage Golf Resort
DG IRELAND 2023. Editor, Kevin Markham
Much of the attention focused on The Heritage concentrates on the Seve Ballesteros design. It is little wonder. The enigmatic Seve still conjures up all that is enthralling about the game of golf. And plenty of that can be found here. The course opened in 2004, and golfers are met first by the statue of the great man and then the stylish clubhouse. If you want a glimpse of two of
The Heritage’s best holes head up to the balcony and look down on the stunning lake with the 9th and 18th wrapped on either side.
The course is laced with water but it is only one of the challenges you’ll face as holes flow over the gently shaped Co.Laois countryside, weaving between an intimidating array of complex bunkers… which are being completely rejuvenated.
This is a long course so be grateful that landing areas are generous and there’s a good choice of tees. The Heritage is maturing steadily which only adds to the vibrancy.
A hotel sits alongside and the golf club is adding its own accommodation (33 rooms) in 2023.
The par four 18th is such a strong finishing hole,
curving gently left around the water which threatens
off the tee and on the approach.
What’s in the Bag?
You’ll need to drive well for the whole day