Golf Tour Ireland | An Irish Royal Golf Experience
This is an Irish golf tour that would have been fit for the Irish High Kings (Ard Rí) themselves. An exclusive tour that gives you a glimpse of 4 ‘Royal’ Golf Clubs and also some of the most beautiful landscape in Ireland. A luxury golf tour of Ireland would not be complete without the top accommodation that Executive Tours Ireland provides, from castle-stays, manor house and 5 star hotels.
Royal Dublin Golf Club
The Royal Golf Club Dublin is 131 years old, making it the second oldest Golf Club in Ireland. The golf links cover 65 hectares of land and is uniquely on an island (Bull Island). It is a spectacular place to golf and can be accessed via the causeway or the famous wooden bridge. With a luxury golf tour in Ireland you don’t have to worry about how to access the Golf Club, let your private driver take you there in style!
The rebuild and design of the Royal Dublin links (by the famous Harry Colt) is very traditional and the redesign in the 1990’s by Martin Hawtree ensured that Colt’s original design was respected while upgrading. Providing a more challenging links for golfers. This classic 18 hole links course is one of the most distinguished in Ireland. Famed for frequent visitors such as Christy O’ Connor, Pádraig Harrington and many more golf ‘royalty’.
Royal County Down Golf Club
This popular Golf Club is high of the list of all golfer’s to visit. Founded in 1889 the Golf Club is located in the Murlough Nature Reserve and is in the seaside resort of Newcastle in Co. Down. At 127 years old, it is one of the oldest Golf Clubs in Ireland and has two 18-hole link courses, the Championship course and the Annesley links. It stretches out over 7,200 yards along the shores of Dundrum Bay, making it one of the most naturally stunning courses in the world.
Royal Portrush Golf Club
The golf club is found in the fishing village of Portrush, in County Antrim in Ireland. It was formed in 1888 it was only a 9-hole course, until 1889 when it was extended to the 18-course (Valley Course). Then in 1929 another 18-hole course (Dunluce Course) was added by the renowned architect, Harry Colt. The Royal Portrush Golf Links hosted the British open in 1951 and 2019. It is situated in front of the White Rocks beach and boasts spectacular views of the 13th century Dunluce Castle. Everything you can expect to see on an Irish golf trip.
Portrush is a small seaside resort in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. This popular little resort has 3 sandy beaches with a coastline that stretches as far as the Giant’s Causeway. With an array of pubs and restaurants, there’s also arcades and a funfair so there’s everything to keep the whole family amused. At the edge of a cliff in Portrush, Dunluce Castle are the ruins of what was once a magnificent medieval castle. This remote castle can be accessed by bridge and has steep drops all around it.
Royal Portstewart Golf Club
The golf club is situated on the magnificient Giant’s Causeway coast and was founded in 1894. There is a combination of 73 holes over 3 courses: The Strand, The Riverside and The Old Course. The course consists of vast sand dunes that are encircled by the splendid views of the bay and the Donegal hills. Set in classic links country the Golf Club has hosted many amateur and professional tournaments through the years, famously one of the qualifying stages of the British Open in 1951 when it was held in the neighbouring Portrush.
Portestewart is a small popular holiday town in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Portstewart was founded in 1792 by John Cromie and up until then it was little more than a fishing villiage. In Victorian times it was most popular amongst middle-class families. Portstewart beach has a cresent-shaped promenade to walk along and is one of few remaining beaches that allows cars to drive onto it. The beach attracts many visitors annually as it has a range of activities such as: surfing, swimming, horse riding and scenic walks with excellent views of the North Coast. Allow your private chauffeur in Ireland to get you safely to this scenic piece of paradise.
We can help you plan any part of your luxury golf vacation in Ireland and if you have any questions please do contact us on our golf website Golf Tours Ireland and we’d be happy to help. If you are interested in an Irish Vacation Package and would like more information, please click on the Enquire button below. All the best, Mike Ryan.