Golf Courses in Ireland
The Emerald Isle! With its fantastic choice of parkland and stunning links courses, you will be spoiled for choice! You are also sure to receive a warm welcome wherever you may go. A golf break to Ireland offers a unique and wonderful experience. Browse some of Irish golf course we offer here…
List of Golf Courses in Ireland
Ballyliffin Golf Course
Ballyliffin Golf Club consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses, making up one of the finest golf resorts in the world. The Glashedy Links has hosted the European Tour 2018 DDF Irish Open, the 2016 Irish Close Championship and Boys Home Internationals, The Interprovincial Championships in 2006, the European Tour North West of Ireland Open in 2002 and the Ladies Irish Open in 1998.
Ballybunion Golf Course
Located on the north-west coast of County Kerry, on a beautiful stretch of sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll find two wonderfully challenging and unique world-class links golf courses at Ballybunion – the Old Course and the Trent Jones Cashen Course.
The Heritage Golf Course
Ireland’s only Seve Ballesteros designed championship course. Opened back in 2004 and co-designed by Jeff Howes, the Ballesteros course measures 7,319 yards from the championship tees and has played host to some of the world’s top golfers, including many multiple major winners
Druids Glen Golf Course
Druids Glen has an illustrious history and it is true to say that the venue has captured the imagination of the tour players as much as the general public. As host to the Irish Open for four consecutive years as well as the prestigious Seve Trophy, many of the golfing greats have played and been tested here.
Killeen Castle Golf Course
With an unmatched 18 major championships in his career he has really done it all on the golf course. During his lifetime he has created many fantastic memories in golf and here at Killeen castle he has created a world class Jack Nicklaus Signature Design 18 hole Championship golf course.
Carne Golf Course
Carne in North Mayo on the West Coast of Ireland lies in magnificent unspoiled sand dunes overlooking Blacksod Bay and the wild Atlantic Ocean near the town of Belmullet. Discover Erris in North Mayo an area that is famed the world over for its golf course and white sandy Atlantic beaches that stretch for miles, its bountiful wildlife and warm welcome
Co Sligo Golf Course
This world famous golf course in Rosses Point offers an excellent challenge. The traditional links layout, designed by Harry Colt, utilizes the natural contours of the dune-covered landscape rather than moving large amounts of earth during its design. The end result is a course filled with dramatic undulations, elevated tees, and raised plateau greens.
Enniscrone Golf Course
Enniscrone is among the finest and most challenging of traditional Irish links golf courses and offers 27 holes on 400 acres of magnificent links land, featuring the par 73 Dunes Championship Links Course. The Dunes is one of Ireland’s top-ranked championship links courses; voted “Best in Connacht” by Golfers Guide to Ireland
Lahinch Golf Course
Lahinch is home to two fantastic golf courses, the Old and the Castle, Ideally situated literally a stone’s throw from the town from which its name is derived, Lahinch also boasts ample practice facilities and a fantastic clubhouse, not to mention a friendly membership who are more than accommodating to visiting golfers
Dromoland Castle Golf Course
Every golfer dreams of playing at Dromoland Castle Golf & Country Club. Designed by Ron Kirby and JB Carr, the impressive 18-hole 6,824 yards par 72 championship course is set on the magnificent 450-acre estate of Dromoland Castle
Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg
Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg is a stunning sight to behold and offers views of the Atlantic from 16 of 18 holes. The average time taken for a round of golf is four hours and thirty minutes. The par-72 layout features a single loop of nine holes out and nine back, playing 7,026 yards from the back tees.
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is one of Ireland’s most prestigious and historic golf clubs. Located in Killarney National Park, surrounded by the lakes of Lough Leane, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is a Four-Time host to the Irish Open and home to two 18-hole championship courses.
Dooks Golf Course
With majestic views of the Wild Atlantic Ocean and the nearby Reeks mountain range, which is home to the highest mountain in Ireland, Dooks Golf Links offers a visual feast of scenery at the edge of Dingle Bay as well as a technical challenge for all golfers
Beaufort Golf Course
Beaufort’s 18 hole golf course has been newly redeveloped to the highest of standards by world renowned golf architects McKenzie and Ebert Architects. This 7004 yard Parkland Course is carved from natural terrain and is suited to all standards of golfer.
Tralee Golf Course
Situated on the rugged Atlantic coast of Ireland’s south west, the links features towering dunes, undulating fairways, punishing rough and cliff top tees and greens. Designed and built by Arnold Palmer, this stunning setting represents a true paradise for those willing to challenge what is widely acclaimed as one of the finest links courses in the world
Fota Island Golf Course
Surrounded by tall oak trees, and bathed in peace and quiet, Fota Island Resort provides the perfect backdrop for the perfect game. Originally designed in 1993 by Irish Ryder Cup star Christy O’Connor Jr. and twice English Amateur Champion Peter McEvoy, before being redesigned in 2000 by golf architect Jeff Howes, it comes as no surprise that Fota Island Resort has been a three-time host to the Irish Open
Castlemartyr Golf Course
It is the creation of renowned golf course designer Ron Kirby, whose credentials were honed on such Irish masterpieces as the Old Head, and Mount Juliet, as well as Gleneagles in Scotland. In Castlemartyr Mr. Kirby has developed an inland links style course that creates a visually pleasing yet testing experience. The course is designed to be challenging and pleasurable for players of any calibre.
Old Head Golf Links
Old Head Golf Links is built on a 220-acre diamond of land jutting out over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The promontory is almost an island with numerous caves running beneath your feet as you play the course. The links and practice area occupy 180 acres and the remaining 40 acres of unspoilt cliff frame the course.
Galway Bay Golf Course
A winning blend of natural beauty and golfing adventure, the championship golf course at Galway Bay Golf Resort is regarded among the very best golf courses in Ireland. When designing the course, former Ryder Cup and World Cup golfer Christy O’Connor Jnr. superbly blended the stunning backdrop of Galway Bay and the rugged curves of the Atlantic coastline with mature trees, water hazards, concealed bunkers and highly acclaimed putting surfaces.
The Island Golf Course
Established in 1890, The Island Golf Club enjoys a unique setting bordered by sea on 3 sides. A classic links course set in a rugged terrain & nestled between the highest sand dunes along the east coast. Only 15 minutes from Dublin Airport and 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre, The Island is favourably located in the remote and tranquil Estuary of Donabate & Malahide
Royal Dublin Golf Course
Founded in 1885 by Mr. John Lumsden, The Royal Dublin Golf Club is steeped in golfing history and presents a stern golfing examination on a truly magnificent links course and is widely accepted as one of the greatest links courses in the world. The links was originally designed by H.S.Colt, the world famous golf architect from Sunningdale.
Portmarnock Golf Links
Portmarnock was the first golf course that International Management Group (IMG) developed in Ireland and opened for play in 1995. It was therefore fitting that Bernhard Langer chose this magnificent setting to design his first links course being a three time winner of the Irish Open at nearby Portmarnock Golf Club and The Royal Dublin Golf Club.
Donegal Golf Course
Donegal Golf Course is a links course built on a promontory of 182 acres that extends out into the Atlantic Ocean. The course, built on land of geological significance, was inhabited in past centuries, and the earliest of Irish maps indicate this.
Bundoran Golf Course
Bundoran Golf Club, founded in 1894, is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland. It is a clifftop links on a rugged headland overlooking Donegal Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. Our golfer friendly Course, with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and a backdrop of the magnificent Dartry Mountains, presents a challenge to all golfers.
Narin & Portnoo Golf Course
Narin & Portnoo Golf Club is situated in a beautiful seaside resort in southwest Donegal, 9.5km (6 miles) from Glenties. It is considered one of the most scenic 18-hole links courses in Ireland, with sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay. A previous layout (designed by Harry Hamill of Royal Portrush) on much of the site of the current club opened in 1905 but had ceased to exist by 1914.
Rosapenna Golf Course
Golfers have been travelling to Rosapenna since the late 19th century when the Old Tom Morris Links was ranked 3rd in the British Isles behind only The Old Course at St.Andrews and The Royal County Down Golf Club. With the addition of the hotel soon after the Old Tom Morris Links opened in 1893 Rosapenna is the true first golf resort in the world.
Portsalon Golf Course
Portsalon Golf Club was established in 1891 and is one of the founder members of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the oldest golfing union in the world. This wonderful links course remains one of Irish golf’s best kept secrets.
Adare Manor Golf Course
The Golf Course at Adare Manor offers a spectacular golfing experience amid the breath-taking surroundings of our parkland estate. Planted throughout with mature trees, gorgeously landscaped, and bounded by the peaceful waters of the River Maigue, the course offers ever-changing vistas and breath-taking approaches to each hole.
Mount Juliet Golf Course
This outstanding golf course of 18 holes embodies Nicklaus’ ambitious, mischievous approach to course design. Five lakes have been constructed, which enhance six of the holes, while over 80 bunkers have been strategically placed throughout. Take on the third hole from the championship tee, for example, and you will have to contend with 180 yards of carry over a shimmering lake.
Kilkenny Golf Course
Kilkenny Golf Course is of championship standard, set on 120 acres of parkland and measures 5,933 metres with a par of 71. The course is mostly flat terrain with an abundance of trees. Notable features are the difficult par threes, the long par four eleventh and the final four holes which have ruined many a fine card.
Knightsbrook Golf Course
Knightsbrook Resort is located in the heritage town of Trim and boasts an 18-hole championship golf course designed by the late former Ryder Cup Legend, Late Christy O’Connor Jnr. Challenging and incredibly creative, the course has a stunning location with views over undulating fairways, testing greens, and demanding water features.
Mount Wolseley Golf Course
Mount Wolseley challenging 18-hole Championship Course has matured beautifully with age and offers stunning views of the Carlow mountains and countryside. Designed by the late, great Christy O’ Connor Jnr, the Golf Course at Mount Wolseley is an idyllic and lush parkland course that tests every facet of the players’ games while also providing enjoyment.
The K Club Golf Course
The K Club is world famous for being the top Kildare Golf Club and one of the top golf courses in Ireland. When you visit to The K Club Hotel in Kildare, you are treated to an incredible golfing experience at our luxury Hotel & Golf Resort near Dublin.
Carton House Golf Course
Carton House is home to 2 championship golf courses; the inland Montgomerie links & the O’Meara parkland course. The resort has been host of many international tournaments including the Irish Open on three occasions and the World Amateur Team Championships in 2018.
Faithlegg Golf Course
Opened in May 1993, Faithlegg Golf Course, Waterford, Ireland was designed by renowned Irish golf course architect Mr. Paddy Merrigan. A thriving resort that’s popular with golfers and families alike, it is incredible to think that 23 years have passed since it opened in 1993, going on to host the Ladies Irish Open Championship in 2000 and 2001 and the PGA Europro Tour from 2007 to 2009.
Tramore Golf Course
Tramore Golf Club is located in Co. Waterford and is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland. The Old-Course has established itself as one of the premier parkland courses in Ireland. It has hosted the Irish Close Championship, multiple professional tournaments and major club competitions over the years.
Waterford Golf Course
Waterford Golf Club was founded in 1912 and is situated on a hill overlooking the historic city of Waterford in the Sunny South East of Ireland. Featuring magnificent views, this parkland course is a gem on the outskirts of Waterford.