GolfDigest have released their Top 100 golf courses in Ireland 2017. Some big moves, so let’s see who made it this year.
However no surprise at No.1 Royal County Down, followed by Royal Portrush Golf Club in second. Two amazing courses that feature in the Top 10 every year, and rightly so.
Over 20 courses in the Top 100 can be viewed in HD on the GolfBirdie App for free now. Also, watch the full 1-18 hole by hole flyover to give you an insight into courses like never before. Click here to download now! Full list below.
No.5 Waterville Golf Links
You can’t argue with that as a top 10. Apart from maybe “Old Head”, one of the most beautiful courses in the world should surely make the top 10. Watch a HD drone video below.
Old Head Golf Links No.12
TOP 100 GOLF COURSES IN IRELAND 2017
Moving on to the Top 20.
That’s better…..now we are talking. Old head makes an appearance at number 12 up 2 places on last year.
Followed by “The Island Golf Club” one of the toughest links courses around. Host to a number of tournaments, most notably the Irish PGA and the European Youths. Where Rory McIlroy hit one of his longest ever drives on the par 5 10th. One of the Island’s hardest holes is the Par 3 13th. Watch HD Video below.
Another amazing course in the top 20 is The Palmer course at the K Club, Host to the Ryder Cup, European Open, and Irish Open this course displays some amazing features and some very tough holes. There are some great winter offers on this course which holds up quite well in the wet months.
Up next Killeen Castle. A course that could easily host the Irish Open, with its outstanding facilities and modern club house design. Watch a short clip of the opening hole which has an amazing shamrock bunker. Full video below.
Over 20 courses in the Top 100 can be viewed in HD on the GolfBirdie App for free now. Also watch the full 1-18 hole by hole flyover to give you an insight into courses like never before.
Up Next! One of the best-kept courses in the country. A credit to the greenskeeper. Headfort New.
Of course, we couldn’t leave out The Smurfit course at the K Club, which looking amazing from above.
Top 100 golf courses in Ireland 2017 full list below.
Over 20 courses in the Top 100 can be viewed in HD on the GolfBirdie App for free now. Also watch the full 1-18 hole by hole flyover to give you an insight into courses like never before. Click here to download now! Full list below.
— Golf Digest Ireland (@GolfDigestIre) January 7, 2017
“View the results of the most comprehensive review process ever undertaken for Irish golf courses. We have been overwhelmed all year by the commitment of our selected readers to the review process, and especially by the quality of their reviews. These were combined with the opinions of our specialist panel in a two-day workshop where each opinion was analyzed and the final list was drawn up.” Golf Digest
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