Deluxe Irish Golf Vacations | Homegrown Irish Golf in the Southwest
Irish golf has been all over the media lately, for all the right reasons! We have a lot of Irish homegrown golf talent to offer, these talented players have practised on some of the best courses in the world. We are lucky that they are here in Ireland. We create the best Irish golf tours to give you a taste of the real golf experience in Ireland. For a golf tour of the southwest Mike Ryan himself has selected the best;Tralee, Ballybunion, Doonbeg, Lahinch, Waterville and of course unique to the whole world the Old Head of Kinsale. These are some of the most legendary names in golf and they are all found in our beautiful country, Ireland. We can customize your Irish Golf Vacation to your own requirements.
Lahinch Golf Club
Founded in 1927, Lahinch Golf Club is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland and a wonderful place to begin a customized golf tour of Ireland. The Old Course was established in 1892, and designed by Tom Morris/Alister MacKenzie, the Old Course has often been compared to Saint Andrews by the top world ranked golfers. The Old Course is visually breathtaking, it looks out on the Atlantic Ocean and is subject to calm cool breezes and full on blustery winds.
Trump International Hotel and Golf Course
Your Irish Golf Tour has to include the Trump International Hotel and Golf Course in Doonbeg. It was designed Greg Norman, the two-time British Open Champion. The course is pretty unique as it forms a crescent shape along 1.5 miles of beach and sand dunes, while playing a round you are treated by views of the Atlantic. Doonbeg was officially opened in 2002, and was awarded European Golf Resort of the Year by the IAGTO, as well as Golf Digest’s ‘Best New International Course’, in 2010. It was also voted number two in the top 10 new golf courses in the world by Sports Illustrated. The location on the coast means wind plays a huge factor on every game.
Waterville is located on the beautiful Ring of Kerry, constructed by course architect, Eddie Hackett, it has long been a favourite luxury golf vacation spot for discerning golfers. Surrounded by the Inny River and open Atlantic Ocean, Waterville was recently updated by Tom Fazio the world renowned architect and was praised by Mark O‘Meara and Tiger Woods for its near perfect design. The Green is considered one of the finest in the country, and the views from it are awesome to behold. It’s a wonderful feeling to be playing a hole while the cool Atlantic breeze blows across it.
Ballybunion Golf Club
Ballybunion Golf Club was founded 1893. It is home to two uniquely and challenging links courses the Old Course and The Cashen Course. Ballybunion has enjoyed welcoming international visitors to the Club for many decades, not only for the high quality of both courses but also for the club’s facilities. The Old Course is the original course at Ballybunion Golf Club and is classed as one of the best golf courses in the world.
Tralee Golf Club
Tralee Golf Club is located in Co Kerry, on southwest coast of Ireland. It was designed by the one-and-only Arnold Palmer. Surrounded by the Atlantic, Tralee offers breathtaking views on all sides. The area surrounding includes castles, distant islands, towering mountains and the famous beach that was featured in the film, Ryan’s Daughter. Tralee Golf Course is considered a golfer’s paradise, these stunning links represent a true challenge to veteran players and is widely hailed as one of the finest 18 holes in Ireland.
The Old Head Golf Links
The Old Head Golf Links near Kinsale is one of the world’s most unique and dramatic courses, built by Ron Kirby, Paddy Merrigan, J. B. Carr and the late Eddie Hackett, in 1977. It sits on a 216-acre headland jutting out more than 2 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The entire course stretches for more than 7,000 yd, nine holes of play along the cliff-tops and all 18 holes give you a breathtaking view of the ocean. Originally designed as a walking course, visitors are encouraged to walk the old head with a club Caddy to really appreciate the work and stunning views on each hole. Your private Irish will be on standby to drive you back to the luxury of your hotel afterwards!
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