Welcome to Mahon Golf Course, this was to be Ireland's first purpose-made Municipal Golf Course and was financially assisted by the Golfing Union of Ireland. The Course was officially opened on the 3rd of September 1980 and is called the Ted McCarthy Municipal Golf Course. The course as it is now constituted proves a very challenging test to all grades of Golfers. The course as it is now constituted proves a very challenging test to all Golfers. A par 70 18 hole course, its one step out of the city with a beautiful view over the sea. There are some challenging holes with a water hazards.