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Irish Golf Courses - North West of Ireland Courses


Co.Sligo Golf Club

Scenic and challenging 18 hole links courses. 6136 metres and 9 hole links courses 2785 metres. Bordering the Atlantic Ocean with Benbulben and Knocknarea back drop with scenic views of five counties from third tee. A challenge to the best of golfers and fun for all!
Home for the West of Ireland Amateur Golf Championship at Easter.

Open to visitors 7 days a week all year round.


Enniscrone  Golf Club

A meeting in 1918 marked the formal beginning of golf in Enniscrone and though like so many links, it has been extended, modified and improved, it quickly built up a justifiable popularity. Enniscrone is one of Ireland’s finest links golf courses set in scenic splendour in Killala Bay.
This championship venue provides golfers with the ultimate experience, dramatic duneland, an inspired design concept, superb greens all year round and breathtaking views. Originally designed by the great Eddie Hackett, Enniscrone’s reputation as a top class venue has been embellished with the addition of six new holes threading a path through the mountainous dunes. The new holes expertly designed by famous course architect Donald Steele, adds an exciting dimension to the 27 hole layout.
Adoption of the relinquished six holes together with the development of three new holes on adjoining land has provided the Club with a further quality nine hole course.


Carne Golf Club

Carne Golf Links lies in magnificent unspoiled sand dunes overlooking Blacksod Bay, Achill Island and the wild Atlantic Ocean near Belmullet, Co. Mayo. It was the last links course to be designed by the late Eddie Hackett and it is now believed by many who have played it to be his greatest challenge.
The building of Carne has caused little disturbance to this wild and ancient landscape. Tees and greens occurred naturally and very little earth moving was involved in the course construction. There are some breathtaking views over the Atlantic and the legendry islands of Inis Gloire and Inis Geidhe. The course is challenging in its 6,120 metres and is links at its wild and very best.

In 2005, Carne Golf Links was voted the IGTOA Course of the Year, and no. 28 in the world by Golf World magazine.


Donegal Golf Club

This outstanding Links course offers a genuine challenge to the accomplished golfer and is an all round ‘true’ test of Golf. Being one of the longest courses in Europe it is ideally suited to big hitters of the ball. Often described as the Muirfield of Ireland, it is similar in terrain with two loops of nine holes yet it is on a peninsula like the great Saint Andrews. The reputation of Donegal Golf Club designed by the legendary course architect Eddie Haskett, has been further enhanced by the new design of Pat Ruddy.
Continually featured in Golf Worlds Top 100 Courses in Ireland & Great Britain, this is a real challenge not to be missed.


Connemara Golf Club

Designed by Eddie Hackett, Connemara is a 27-hole traditional links course situated between the Twelve Bens Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. The back 9 of this tough, challenging links has been described as “the equal of any in the world”.

The par 72 is rarely achieved on this most challenging Atlantic links. This could be influenced by the invigorating air and breathtaking scenery, but more probably due to the vastness of the last six holes. Greens set high on the hillside on the 14th and 15th can be unnerving, particularly after playing the most testing short 13th. Take time, however, to marvel at the splendid scenic backdrop of the Twelve Bens, etched against the skyline, or Ballyconneely Bay dusted with pure, white sand.
Close to Clifden town, known as the capital of Connemara, this course on the edge of Europe promises a memorable and rewarding experience.

The clubhouse offers full bar and restaurant facilities with spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. We also offer motorised buggies, pull carts, club hire, pro shop and locker room/shower facilities.


Rosapenna Golf Club

The Old Tom Morris Course was designed by old Tom Morris of St. Andrews in 1893 and later modified by James Braid and Harry Vardon to make it into a championship links golf course. The Sandy Hills Links Course was designed by Pat Ruddy and opened for play in June 2003.
Rosapenna Golf Club also boasts a state of the art golfing acadamy with extensive practice facilities. Hotel with leisure facilities on site.


BallyLiffin Golf Club

Two outstanding links courses – The Old Links and The Glashedy Links. Splendid Clubhouse with Bar and Restaurant offering panoramic views of the courses. Ballyliffin is ideally suited to a short golf break with five local Hotels and numerous B&B’s. Voted best 36 Holes in Irish Golf by readers of Golf Digest Ireland.

Portsalon Golf Club

A Golfing Oasis- In a land of mystical Beauty. Portsalon is one of those little known gems found in North Donegal, friendly and informal with stunning views to mellow for the most ardent golfer.

Take the time to visit Portsalon and enjoy golf in this natural , un-crowded Links that has been waiting for you to thousands of years.


Cruit Island Golf Club

Beautiful and natural links course crowned by the intimidating par 3 6th hole where considerable skill is needed to negotiate a yawning cove to find a small target. The scenery is breathtaking as the course hugs the rugged coastline.

Playable all year round. Clubhouse open every Saturday and Sunday and everyday between May and September.


Strandhill Golf Club

Strandhill Golf Club was founded in 1931, and had a nine hole course open for play in 1940. Play on the present 18 holes commenced in 1973. The Club house has been updated on a number of occasions to its present standard and is now regarded as one of the best in the west. With Knocknarea in the background it has stunning views of the course, the rolling Atlantic and the setting sun.


Castlerock Golf Club

Castlerock Golf Club is situated in the seaside village of Castlerock, which lies approximately 5 miles due West of the town of Coleraine on the North Coast of Northern Ireland. Castlerock is a fabulous links course set among rolling sand dunes. Its scenic qualities embrace the river Bann flowing out to the Atlantic, and also eye-catching views of Donegal and on a clear day towards Scotland and the Isle of Islay. An ideal retreat in which to play golf.
The Championship Mussenden Course is a par 73 with five par-5’s, four par-3’s, and nine par-4’s. The best-known hole is the fourth, called the Leg o ‘ Mutton, a 200 yard par-3 with a railway line to the right, a burn to the left and a raised green. Additionally – the 9 hole Bann course has widened the appeal of the Club and contains a par-5 which has been described as “one of the most scenic holes in Irish golf.”


Nairn and Portnoo Golf Club

Narin and Portnoo Golf Club, is situated in a beautiful seaside resort in southwest Donegal, 6 miles from Glenties. It is considered one of the most scenic 18-hole links courses in Ireland, with sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay. A previous layout (designed by Harry Hamill of Royal Portrush) on much of the site of the current club opened in 1905 but had ceased to exist by 1914. Launched officially in July 1930, Narin and Portnoo Golf Club is engagingly old fashioned, with a meandering routing over and around the dunes.
A recent course development has increased the par to 73 and has increased the range of shots required to negotiate the terrain. A warm friendly welcome awaits visitors and societies to Narin and Portnoo Golf Club and it is ideal for year-round golf.


Parkland Galway Golf Club

This excellent parkland course is centrally located in Salthill, just three miles from Galway City Centre. It has a magnificent new clubhouse (with full catering facilities) which boasts panoramic views of Galway Bay and the Burren from its elevated site


Portumna Golf Club

Portumna Golf Club is one of the hidden gems of Irish golf. It is a beautiful parkland course which sweeps its way through forest and woodlands close to Lough Derg, the last and largest lake on the River Shannon. Its mature and graceful trees backdrop the full range of seasonal colour to provide a different challenging experience, no matter what time of the year it is played. Laid out over undulating land, Portumna has lots of interesting shots, including a number of elevated tee box positions.


Westport Golf Club

Westport Golf Club is a golfing oasis in the colourful town of Westport on the West coast of Ireland. The setting is spectacular and Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s holy mountain, seems to follow you everywhere on the course.

The 18-hole championship course was designed by Fred Hawtree, designer of the new course at St. Andrews. It was built on part of the Westport House Estate. On first viewing of the site, Hawtree commented, ‘the nature of the terrain, part inland and part seaside, the panorama which it commands and its considerable golfing virtues make it uniquely attractive and memorable.’
Lush, rolling hills vary from gentle inclines to mini mountains to provide an outstanding championship test. There is a range of long and short par 3s and 4s, and the 12th and 15th in particular call for exceptional skills.Full bar and restaurant facilities are available and overlook the course.

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Some golfer’s favourite region of Ireland. With Ballybunion, Waterville, Tralee and Lahinch. Is it any wonder! A golf vacation to the South West of Ireland not only offers a wonderful golf experience but an emotional and spiritual journey.​


Ireland’s newest and best value golf region. There are no less than 10 great links to be found in this amazing region. Including Co Sligo, Enniscrone Ballyliffin Carne, Donegal. Still a hidden gem but fast becoming recognized as a great golf region.



Play Ireland’s number one ranked Royal County Down as well as Royal Portrush and some other gems. The North East is the home of champions, including Darren Clarke, Rory McElroy and Graham McDowell

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