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Best golf courses in Ireland

If you're thinking of visiting Ireland on your next golf break, then look no further! We have selected some of our 'must-play' courses in the emerald isle.

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Tralee Golf Club

Championship Links Course at Royal County Down

Palmer Course at The K Club

The Waterville Golf Club

It is easy to see why Tom Watson is such an advocate for this incredible piece of golfing architecture being the ‘course on which many golf architects should live and play before they build golf courses’. This is a true testament to the standard of the 18 holes on Sandhill Road and eludes to their sheer quality. Dramatic changes of elevation through valleys of towering dunes and narrow contoured fairways will take you on a historical golfing journey. You’ll never have the same shot twice.

Old Course at Ballybunion

This exquisite golfing venue is laying down preparations for The Open 2019 since their first time in 1951, the only Irish club to host the tournament. Improved by Harry Colt in 1932 this immaculate links championship course nestles seamlessly into the landscape. The meandering fairways through rugged links terrain and unimaginable picture frame back drops are what make this course so incredible to play. Will you beat Rory McIlroy's course record of 61?

Dunluce at Royal Portrush

Old Head Golf Links

Old Links at Ballyliffin Golf Club

Links Course at Portmarnock Golf Club

Feeling curious?
Irelands is home to some of Europe's oldest and classic, traditional courses. You won't be disappointed. Browse the region and see where you'd like to go.

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John Carpenter

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