Ireland... the Emerald Isle

Ireland

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With its vibrant green landscapes, rolling hills and craggy, majestic coastlines, Ireland is a stunning and magical place where golfers enjoy not only some of the best golf courses in the world, but also the stunning scenery surrounding them. Add in the wonderful personalities and friendliness of the Locals and its’ a destination that is hard to top.

If you love true seaside golf set amongst spectacular cliffs, castles and canyons, you’ve come to the right place… of the 250 true links courses in the world, almost 50 are in Ireland alone. A golf trip to the Emerald Isle is like stepping into another world… one where great golf takes center stage, where the pace of life is refreshingly slower and the local welcomes are as genuine as legend suggests.

If you love true seaside golf set amongst spectacular cliffs, castles and canyons, you’ve come to the right place… of the 250 true links courses in the world, almost 50 are in Ireland alone. A golf trip to the Emerald Isle is like stepping into another world… one where great golf takes center stage, where the pace of life is refreshingly slower and the local welcomes are as genuine as legend suggests.

Royal Dublin GC
Royal Dublin GC

Dublin

Dublin

One of the great cities of the world, the Irish Republic’s capital is also one of the best bases for a golf vacation in Ireland, with a wonderful variety of classic links, pristine parklands and magnificent five-star resorts to enjoy. This region has hosted numerous prestigious golf tournaments, including the Irish and European Opens, the Seve Trophy, as well as the Ryder Cup.

The likes of Portmarnock Old, Royal Dublin and The Island are traditional, classic courses that links aficionados will appreciate. To the south of Dublin awaits a modern marvel that has become an instant classic – the truly epic European Club. Additionally, The K Club, venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup and the superb 36-hole Druids Glen offer some of the finest inland golf around. And after the golf, there’s always the lively nightlife of Dublin and a few pints of the black stuff.

One of the great cities of the world, the Irish Republic’s capital is also one of the best bases for a golf vacation in Ireland, with a wonderful variety of classic links, pristine parklands and magnificent five-star resorts to enjoy. This region has hosted numerous prestigious golf tournaments, including the Irish and European Opens, the Seve Trophy, as well as the Ryder Cup.

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is golf at its’ purest, with some of the most famous courses in the world laid out on the magical landscapes there. Royal Portrush and Royal County Down are regularly featured in world rankings, with Royal County Down being rated the number one course by Golf Digest in 2016. In 2019, The Open will return to Royal Portrush, the first time since 1951 when it was the first course in Ireland to host this event.

Playing a Northern Ireland links course is an experience like no other. That edge of the world feeling, with nothing between you and a thousand miles of Atlantic surf but 500 feet of magnificent cliffs. And yet, because this is Northern Ireland, even courses of high calibre warmly welcome visitors for a memerable round. With its’ rota of challenging and famous golf courses and the unpredictable North Atlantic winds, links golf in Northern Ireland is a stern test of both ability and endurance, and an experience you won’t ever forget.

Playing a Northern Ireland links course is an experience like no other. That edge of the world feeling, with nothing between you and a thousand miles of Atlantic surf but 500 feet of magnificent cliffs. And yet, because this is Northern Ireland, even courses of high calibre warmly welcome visitors for a memerable round. With its’ rota of challenging and famous golf courses and the unpredictable North Atlantic winds, links golf in Northern Ireland is a stern test of both ability and endurance, and an experience you won’t ever forget.

Castlerock GC
Castlerock GC
Western Gailes
Western Gailes
Western Gailes
Southwest Ireland

Southwest Ireland

Nowhere else is the rugged and beautiful landscape more stunning than the Southwest of Ireland. Its many bays, coastlines and weathered cliffs are simply awe inspiring. Ireland’s answer to St Andrews, The Southwest is one of the world’s greatest places to play golf. Packed with dozens of magnificent courses – stretching from the eye-popping Old Head of Kinsale in the south all the way round to the westerly Doonbeg, a golf trip here really is a once in a lifetime experience.

Imagine an itinerary that also included legendary links like Ballybunion, Tralee, Lahinch, Waterville, Dingle and Dooks. With spectacular views, giant dunes and some of the world’s most incredible golf holes, it’s easy to see why this corner of the Emerald Isle is so popular.

Additionally, playing in the Southwest of Ireland allows you to fly into Shannon Airport rather than the larger and more congested Dublin Airport. Less time in the air and an easier getaway to the golf courses!

Nowhere else is the rugged and beautiful landscape more stunning than the Southwest of Ireland. Its many bays, coastlines and weathered cliffs are simply awe inspiring. Ireland’s answer to St Andrews, The Southwest is one of the world’s greatest places to play golf. Packed with dozens of magnificent courses – stretching from the eye-popping Old Head of Kinsale in the south all the way round to the westerly Doonbeg, a golf trip here really is a once in a lifetime experience.

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