Ballyneal is an expression of the land, the game and the player. It began with an 18-hole championship course that has since matured to become one with the native. With no tee markers, firm conditions and gusty winds, this course represents traditional links style golf in its purist form. Next came the addition of the Commons putting course. This is a one-acre putting course which is the center-piece of the Ballyneal Village. Golf at Ballyneal evolved further with the completion of the Mulligan Course. 12 greens with holes ranging from 85-190 yards provide our Members and their guests with an opportunity to create their own unique path through the winding terrain that is the Mulligan Course. Golf at Ballyneal culminates to encourage the imagination, skill and finesse required to post a respectable score. The Ballyneal Experience is not meant to be rushed through or gulped down; it is best played often and with friends, as the guarantee at Ballyneal is that no two rounds will ever be the same.
“For a walking golfer, there can be only be a handful of experiences that rival time spent at Ballyneal – especially if you are on the property with friends. The club is private, laid back and only reached after driving several miles along a dirt road located a few minutes south of Holyoke. While you may be ‘in the middle of nowhere’, the passionate walking golfer will feel very much ‘at home’”
– Rob Rigg, The Walking Golfer’s Society