Limerick Golf Club is located at Ballyclough, on the southern outskirts of Limerick City and is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland, founded in the same year as the Golfing Union of Ireland, 1891. The course and clubhouse are located on the original site of Roxborough Castle and grounds. The club boasts a mature parkland course, with a number of holes designed by Dr. Alister McKenzie, and others by John D. Harris. The current layout measures 6500 yards in length and has a par of 72. Limerick has one of the largest memberships in the country with over 1300 members.