Top 25 Golf Courses in Ireland Directory
Used our course directory in conjunction with our Golf Courses of Ireland Map, and let us help you organise your Luxury Golfing Holidays to Ireland. Hotel Accommodation, Tour Plans & Private Driver included. All listings shown are linked direct to a Clubs website. (Click the Images)
Ballybunion. County Limerick
Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
+353 (0) 68 27146
Designed by: James McKenna
Ballybunion Golf Club, Co. Kerry, Ireland, is a Private Members Golf Club founded in 1893. Home to two wonderfully unique and challenging links courses – The Old Course and The Cashen Course, visitors from around the world have been visiting the Club for many decades.
Dough, Lahinch, Co. Clare, Ireland
Tel: +353 065 708 1003
Designers: Old Tom Morris, Alister MacKenzie, Martin Hawtree
Described as ‘The St Andrews of Ireland’, Lahinch Golf Club is one of the finest links golf courses in Ireland, regarded as one of the best and most enjoyable challenges to be found. Home to the Dubai Irish in 2019 the Clubs history dates back over 125 years.
Old Portmarnoch, Dublin
Golf Links Rd, Stapolin, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin, D13 KD96
+00353 1 8462968
Designed by: William Pickeman
A club foundered in 1894, who lists John Jamson of Irish Whiskey fame as an Hon Sec, and has been praised by the world’s leading golfers from Arnold Palmer to Tiger Woods, this challenging course set amidst costal scenery welcomes all who visit Ireland.
The European Club,
Ardanary, Brittas Bay, Wicklow, A67 HW68
+00353 404 47449
Designed by: Pat Ruddy
Foundered in 1987, few properties have received the continued input of the original course designer. Padraig Harrington won the Irish PGA Championship here in 2007,2008. Rory McIlroy the Irish Amateur Championship in 2006, and Tiger Woods set the links record at 67.
Waterville Golf Links
Waterville Golf Club, Murreagh,Waterville, Co.Kerry V23 W90
+00353 66 947 4102
Designed by: John Mulchay Eddie Hackett, Claude Harmon
Established in 1889 this originally a modest nine hole, was transformed by the intervention of an Irish American, John A. Mulcahy who had a vision to create the most testing golf links in the world and now ranks amongst the very best.
Trump International Doonbeg
Doughmore Bay, Doonbeg, Co. Clare
+353 65 905 5600
Designed by: Greg Norman
Formally Doonbeg Golf Club, this new resort featuring a traditional links style course hugs the rugged Atlantic Coastline and has fast become a haven for golf enthusiasts, families and city escapees alike. It’s 5 Star luxury Hotel and adjacent accommodations village are truly second to none.
County Sligo Golf Club
Rosses Upper, Rosses Point Co.Sligo F91 Y974
+353 65 905 5600
Designed by: Harry Shapland Colt
In the shadows of the Benbullen, lays sleeping giant of a course that has hosted both amateur and open championship competitions since 1923. The view from the third tee was immortalised in the poetry of W.B.Yeats. “One can see five counties from here on a clear day”.
The Island Golf Club
Donabate, Dublin, K36 V993 Ireland
+353 1 843 6205
Designed by: Syndicate
Established in 1890, The Island Golf Club is bordered by sea on 3 sides. This classic links course is set amidst rugged terrain, nestling between the sand dunes along the east coast. Only 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre this superb property was the venue of the 2019 Amateur Championship.
Rosapenna Golf Club
Rosapenna Downings, F92 PN73, Co. Donegal
+353 74 9155000
Designed by: Pat Ruddy & Frank Casey
The Sandyhill Links were re-opened in 2003. Designed with Championship play in mind the serious golfer will find there’s a length to suit all strengths and a sincere consolation in the spectacular panorama across Sheephaven Bay, as the wind whips off the Atlantic.
Ballyliffin Golf Club.
Ballyliffin, Inishowen, Co. Donegal, Ireland
+353 (0)74 9376 119
Designed by: Ruddy & Craddock
Described as stunning in design and proportions Ballyliffin Golf Club is widely regarded as the finest links complex in Ireland boasting two championship links courses – The Old Links and Glashedy Links, having world class presentation standards all year round.
County Louth (Baltry) Golf Club
Droghada Road, Baltry, Termonfeckin, Co louth A92 HK03
+353 41 988 1530
Designed by: Tom Simpson
Foundered in 1892, Co. Louth, established itself as one of Ireland’s finest courses. Winner of the 2017 IGTOA Links course of the year, plus host to two Irish Opens the grounds offer teeing options that ensure enjoyment for all golfers.
Carne Golf Links
Carne, Belmullet, Co. Mayo, Ireland
+353 97 82292
Designed by: Eddie Hackket
Established in 1984 as a community venture to expand tourism in the region, Carne was the last course designed by leading Irish course architect Eddie Hackett. Subsequent additions and refurbishments placed Carne in the well-deserved ‘Hidden Gems’ Category of Irish Golf.