Remodelling project - Elm Park Golf Club , Dublin, Ireland
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Remodelling of 18 holes and short game area. Urban parkland course set on a compact mature site, incorporating the import of landfill to carry out the works

Elm Park Golf Club , Dublin, Ireland


Contract Type:                    

Traditional IEI contract


Elm Park Golf & Country Club

Company Involvement:


Elm Park Golf & Country Club awarded EGS the contact in June 2002.  EGS were the main contractors for the project.   The remodelling was designed by Patrick Merrigan Golf Course Design and the irrigation designer was York Martin.

Start / End Dates:              

  • Phase 1 -  August 2002 to October 2002
  • Phase 2 - July 2003 to September 2003
  • Phase - 3 August 2004 to October 2004


Project Description:    
  • Excavation of  28,000m2 and importation of subsoil
  • Shaping of greens, bunkers and short game academy
  • Installation of 10km of drainage
  • Installation of 2.8km of irrigation pipe, 0.9 to 0.032m
  • Installation of sprinkler heads 160 units
  • 1.2km of gravel paths 2.5 to 3m wide
  • Divert and rock armour replacement of streams

The project was completed in three phases and was open to the public at all times during construction.   The development consisted of a full remodel of the 18 hole course in urban surroundings.  The course is a mature parkland site with streams and water features.  In-earth subsoil was imported to the site.  All greens were turfed using the existing POA Sod.  Each phase was open for play the following May.