A Pitch And Putt Club Located In Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Fippa.net awarded course of the month March 2014 to The cunnigar Pitch and Putt Club
Fippa.net awarded course of the month March 2014 to The Cunnigar Pitch and Putt Club
Fippa is the official website of the International Pitch and Putt Federation
Dungarvan is a seaside resort town and harbour on the south coast of Ireland in the province of Munster. Dungarvan is the county town and administrative centre of County Waterford. The town's Irish name means "Garbhan's fort", referring to Saint Garbhan who founded a church there in the seventh century. Dungarvan has a magnificent 18 hole Championship Pitch and Putt course, 900 metres in length, set in the picturesque surrounds of Dungarvan Bay - Cunnigar. Cunnigar welcomes new members and visitors all year round (weather permitting). And the weather can be huge factor in playing Cunnigar. The coastal winds can play havoc.The Cunnigar is a beautiful three kilometre long stretch of sandy beach land that juts out into Dungarvan bay like a pointed finger. The name Cunnigar is the Irish translation for rabbit warren. The first golf course in Dungarvan was situated on the Cunnigar. Coastal erosion eventually put paid to that. Cunnigar Pitch and Putt club was built on wasteland across the bay from the Cunnigar stretch of beach land. The club officially opened its gates on 15th June 1990. It was the brainchild of Councillor Paddy Power, Chairperson of Dungarvan Urban Council. The modern day course boasts beautiful teeboxes with wide gravel surrounds.