The Emerald Isle is the greenest region that has ever seen. On the St. Patrick’s Day, My friends and I make an in-depth journey to know whether to dine, play and stay in Ireland – a very beautiful country.
When to here, you will be pleasantly surprised with more than three hundred courses in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland that are set up at the seaside and other areas in parkland tracts. Do not worry anything when you want to play golf in Ireland because the golf in this country offers you everything you want.
I am sure that you will have memorable golf holiday after enjoying your days at impressive pubs with acclaimed cuisine as well as staying in superb hotels. In addition, you will have precious opportunities to admire stunning views at tourist attractions, enrich your knowledge about its culture and broaden your horizon about many new things. Consider the following info to choose the best Golf course in Ireland for your vacation.
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Herbert Warren Wind, an American sportswriter has visited the Ballybunion Golf Club and he has commented that ‘“Ballybunion is supposed to be the most beautiful seaside course I have ever witnessed” He saw the finest holes such as the par-4 11th of 473-yard and its back tee is situated between the left of the lovely dunes and the right of the clean beach and hovering fifty to sixty feet above the wavy sea. Another show-stopper is par-3 15th of 216-yard which is a flanking dune made by two-tiered green.
Tom Watson, American professional golfers who have gain British Open champion five times said that ” It is known as one of the most beautiful areas for golf tests around the world. It is easy to understand since it has great beach, sea, and dunes in play and in sight.
Lahinch Golf Club, Lahinch, Co. Clare
Lahinch is on the 41st in the list of one hundred courses in the worldwide. It is considered as “St. Andrews” of Ireland,” apart from the reason is that the golf course and town are close, another reason is that two main designers are in a good mood with St. Andrews, Alister MacKenzie (1927) and Old Tom Morris (1893).
Waterville Golf Links, Waterville, Co. Kerry
A “magnificent monster” is a strange name that Waterville is called by Sam Snead. Whereas, Raymond Floyd give the Waterville these words ” it is one of the greatest places I have been stepped”. They are right when saying that. Waterville is made with the smooth dune ridges. It has been created since 1889 and it has been elevated to the top of 100 ones in the world by Tom Fazio with a 21st-century teak.
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Henry Longhurst, a British broadcaster and writer have said about Killarney ” What a fantastic place to enjoy”. Some people thought that he is morbid but actually what he said is truthful. We can deny the fact that Killarney’s Killeen is an Open venue of Ireland and Mahony’s Point is its sibling. Both of them are famous for the most tranquil and beautiful inland courses in the world with brilliant rhododendrons, forests, the gorgeous shores and amid mountains.
Trump Doonbeg, Doonbeg, Ireland
In the beginning of July 2009, Stewart Cink has been followed by half-million people with the status ” Yesterday, I was with the kids at Doonbeg. It is better than I expected. Only 8 years old but it looks great”. This Greg Norman is designed in 2002 with the huge sandhills at the edge of the ocean. Doonbeg has attracted a lot of fans in spite of design hiccups that are caused by the environmental problems. In 2015-2016, architect Martin Hawtree fixed the flaws of Doonbeg. Greens were used to re-contour and took the place of some holes.
Old Head Golf Links, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Old Head is thought to be the most wonderful course today. It is undeniable since you can see it is nice without any mistakes. The holes on the three hundred-foot-high cliffs locate beyond the Atlantic Ocean. What is more the backdrops consist of a lighthouse, castle ruins and the spot where the Lusitania fell down at the sea.