GOLF COURSES OF IRELAND
With over 300 golf courses in Ireland. This stunning country is blessed by a landscape and climate that have produced some of the great golf courses in the world. World renowned courses dot the map but it is also the informal and friendly manner in which the game is played, that makes Irish golf a special experience.
The North West of Ireland has a collection of very special links courses. Visitors to this region will experience links courses as good as any in the more popular regions. This area of Ireland offers value to the visiting golfer without compromising the quality of the trip. You will be among the locals when visiting this part of Ireland.
Mention golf in the North of Ireland and two courses dominate the conversation. Royal Co. Down & Royal Portrush enjoy a special niche all to themselves and are regularly and justifiably placed at the top of polls voting on the world's best links. Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell honed their skills on these two World class layouts but there are other fine links courses in the region that will be a test for any golfer.
SOUTH WEST IRELAND
The South West of Ireland is regarded as one of the great golfing destinations in the world, rightly famed for the quality of its magnificent links, but also recognised for some outstanding parkland courses. Many US Professionals have used it for practice on the way to the British Open including many winners such as Tigers Woods, Phil Mickleson, Ernie Els, Tom Watson, Mark O'Meara to mention just a few.