14th February 2019 admin

5-Day Irish Golf Trip Guide: Courses, Food, Accommodation

Plan your golf trip to Ireland and discover some of the best links courses in the world. With a surprise NEW COURSE that is surely going to be in the Top 10 best golf courses in Ireland 2019.

First stop…. Old Head Kinsale.

Originally a medieval fishing port, historic Kinsale (from the Irish, Ceann tSaile – ‘Head of the Sea’) is one of the most picturesque, popular and historic towns on the south west coast of Ireland.

Kinsale is one of the best food destinations in the world with a wide range of seafood restaurants and some great pubs for a pint and a chowder.

Day 1-

Head out for one of the best rounds of golf you are ever going to have. Even if you play bad!

Old Head Golf Links is a special place even according to Tiger! Nine holes play along the cliff tops, and all eighteen holes provide stunning ocean views. With the ever-changing sea breezes, the course provides a stern test to the touring pro and the high handicapper alike.

After your round head to the club house terrace for and amazing view and some really good food.

old head

There is accommodation available in Old Head, or plenty of great locations in kindle itself. http://www.oldhead.com

Out for dinner-


Fishy Fishy Restaurant Kinsale, is an award-winning restaurant run by husband and wife team Martin & Marie Shanahan who are totally passionate about what they do. http://www.fishyfishy.ie

Day 2

Next stop is a hidden gem that most people miss out on…Cork Golf Club.

After your round be sure to head into Cork for another experience you won’t forget.

The Oyster Tavern,

History of The Oyster Tavern

The Oyster Tavern has been a part of the Cork landscape for hundreds of years.

The earliest trace of the house being a tavern is dated to 1800. In 1828, Widow Stokes held the premises under lease from Edward Barrett, a Publican, and Richard Fitzgerald, a brewer, the property then being described as ‘a plot of ground in Cenderberry’s lane’ (now Market Lane). http://oystertavern.ie/reservations/

Day 3/4- Waterville Golf Links & a surprise course!

Waterville is a club steeped in history, and one of the best links courses in the world!

” Waterville is a small coastal village located between the Atlantic Ocean and Lough Currane on the scenic and famous Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way. Renowned for its game angling and its 18 hole championship golf links, There is also many restaurants, bars & café’s serving food throughout the year as well as a huge selection of accommodation.

Waterville links has a new neighbour….. Hogs Head!

The golf course architecture firm of Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II) is nearing completion of Hogs Head Golf Club, an original design adjacent to the scenic shoreline cliffs south of Waterville, Ireland. The unique layout will be unveiled in August 2017. But we have got some exclusive pictures just for you!

Day 5- Take a day to drive the Wild Atlantic Way!

Leaving Waterville and heading for your last stop Doonbeg! Along the way are some of the most spectacular locations in the world.

Finish your once in a life time trip with a stay in luxurious Doonbeg Resort!

Book your stay here https://www.trumphotels.com/ireland/golf/ireland-golf-course-rates

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