Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club
East Ireland, Ireland
Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club overview
Laytown and Bettystown Golf Club is a traditional club featuring all the characteristics synonymous with links golf. While the club dates back to 1909, golf has been played over the rolling duneland since the 1880's. Two former Ryder Cup players, Des Smyth and Phillip Walton have been members of this links gem.
Golf Course at Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club
The course at Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club measures 6,450 yards, despite not being overly long it provides plenty of entertainment, with many of the features treasured by lovers of links golf. Laytown & Bettystown has been around for more than 100 years and boasts a rich golfing history, being one of the few true links courses in the world. The layout weaves between dunes and features many undulations in fairways and greens, creating a spectacular test that is particularly difficult when the wind is up.