Dublin is encircled by world renowned golf courses and golf resorts. To the north, west and south, golfing enthusiasts will be in awe of the incredible options; the internationally renowned resorts include Carton House, City west, Druid’s Glen, and Ryder Cup host the K Club.
The area around Dublin, Ireland contains a dizzying number of golf courses, with over 60 golf courses within an hour of the city. Walking the fabled streets of Dublin, you would never suspect the array of golfing treasures tucked away around almost every street corner. Ireland’s capital is a vibrant City offering a great mix of historical sites and thriving nightlife. Dublin is also a golfing powerhouse, with a plentiful supply of cracking links.
Ireland’s capital has fast become one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. The city has always had a reputation as a great historical city, and its strong links with world literature and the arts are readily apparent. It certainly has a lot to offer visitors - not least it's diverse attractions. There is a wealth of architectural detail with the medieval core of the city surrounded by elegant Georgian squares. A great way to see Dublin is on foot and be sure to take a break from your sightseeing by stopping into one of Dublin's many pubs and bars, or after a long, busy day get yourself a quiet pint, and enjoy the craic.
QOne of Ireland’s classic clubs founded in 1894, Portmarnock Golf Club hosted the first Irish Open Amateur Championship in 1896 and the Walker Cup in 1991. The seaside winds almost always come into play, and several blind drives and difficult approach shots, along with quirky greens and classic bunkers, combine to make golf at Portmarnock an amazing experience.
Arrival at the Dublin Airport and transfer your luggage to the preferred stay arrangement. Evening is free to explore the town on your own.
This challenging traditional links course provides outstanding views over Howth and the Irish Sea. The first five holes away from the sea provide a gentle start, but then the course comes alive as the holes make their way through the dunes back towards the sea. The back nine provides a series of stunning links holes with deep bunkers with steep faces giving the course a traditional look while incorporating modern architectural techniques.
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This beautiful parkland course was designed by Arnold Palmer and most recently successfully hosted the 2006 Ryder Cup. The course covers an area of mature woodland to the west of Dublin City to which fourteen lakes have been added. The course has grown in stature to provide a very stern test of your golfing ability.
This course is consistently ranked as one of the top five courses in Ireland. Most of the trouble is visible and the fairways and greens are generally flatter than other links courses in Ireland. However, the course is well bunkered and is open to the winds coming off the Irish Sea and Dublin Bay.
Almost 200 acres of rugged dunes land has been moulded to yield a course of exciting links golf through tumbling dunes with dramatic views of the Irish Sea from no fewer than sixteen of the holes. The course is a true examination of your game and will require both skill and imagination to make a score.
Located to the north of Dublin City it continues a tradition of links golf since its foundation in 1890. The Island presents a formidable challenge to test the capabilities of all golfers. The magnificent splendor and solitude associated with the Island is highlighted by undulating fairways rolling through majestic sand dunes.
epart Ireland from the Dublin Airport.