Almost a links course
The Galway Bay Golf Resort is located on the Galway Bay, about 15 km southeast of the city of Galway. The resort opened in 1993, with an 18-hole parkland course designed by Christy O’Connor Jr.
The Muirfield of Ireland
The course and original clubhouse on the scenic Murvagh Peninsula, with the Atlantic on one side and Donegal Bay on the other, was opened in 1976, after a few years of design and construction by the legendary Eddie Hackett.
Sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay
Narin and Portnoo Golf Club is one of the finest courses in the northwest.
Top of the line links experience
Enniscrone Golf Club has a total of 27 holes.
Golf on the edge of Europe
You can't get more west in Europe and play golf than this. Connemara Championship Links is just barely hanging on.
“Ultimately there will be not better links course in Ireland, or anywhere” said the legendary Eddie Hackett after finishing what many agree is his crowning achievement, Carne Golf Links.
Oldest golf club in Ireland
Royal Belfast is the oldest golf club in Ireland, founded in 1881.
Also known as Baltray
County Louth Golf Club has been called “one of the best kept secrets of Irish golf”. It is also known as Baltray.
Royal Dublin is located on Bull Island in Dublin Bay, only a few minutes from downtown.
We headed to Northern Ireland to figure out how such a small country has been able to produce so many world class golfers – the latest crop being Graeme McDowell, Darren Clarke and of course the hottest player on the planet right now, Rory McIlroy. We think we found the answer, and while we went looking we got the 'royal treatment.'