Old Head Golf Links | Watch HD Drone Video & Full Course Guide

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.

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Old Head Golf Links Course Guide

Hole 1

Old Head Golf Links is built on a 220-acre diamond of land, jutting out over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The promontory is almost an island with numerous caves running beneath your feet as you play the course. The links and practice area occupy 180 acres and the remaining 40 acres of unspoilt cliff (rising in places to over 300 feet) frame the course.

Old Head Golf Links Hole 2 

Designed and constructed by a unique team, Ron Kirby – former designer at Jack Nicklaus’s Golf Design Services, Paddy Merrigan – Australian course architect and agronomist, Liam Higgins – one of Ireland’s best known golf professionals currently on the Seniors Tour, the late Eddie Hackett – former Irish golf professional and golf course designer, the late Dr. Joe Carr – Ireland’s most successful international amateur golfer and finally, Haulie O’Shea – building contractor.

Old Head Golf Links Hole 3

Old Head Golf Links, par 72, comprises five Par 5s, five Par 3s and eight Par 4s – stretching to over 7,200 yards from the tips, with a minimum of six tees per hole.

Old Head Golf Links is designed as a walking course where Members and Guests are encouraged to walk the links with a Caddie. Old Head’s Caddie Programme is among one of the most extensive and professional worldwide.

The course is set up, depending on conditions, on a daily basis. Facilities include a warm up range with complimentary golf balls and a short game practice area. Old Head Golf Links  has a team of fully trained outside services staff to cater for your every need.

Old Head Golf Links Hole 4 


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Old Head Golf Links

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Tiger Woods Old Head Golf Links

It sounds like a round to remember, on a magnificent links course that is Old Head Golf Links. Tiger teed it up with the late, great Payne Stewart, Mark O’Meara, David Duval and Stuart Appleby to play the latest gem in Ireland’s golfing crown.

It had been a little foggy when Woods, the late, great Payne Stewart, Mark O’Meara, David Duval and Stuart Appleby set out to play this, the latest gem in Ireland’s golfing crown.

Well worth the wait” Tiger observed as the mist lifted and he got the breath taking view from the l5th tee.”

Old Head Kinsale has been voted No.12 in the Golf Digest Top 100 2017. Watch now!


“This has to be one of the most spectacular sights I have seen in golf” Tiger added. 

Mark O’Meara went on to state “This has to be one of the most spectacular locations I have ever seen for a golf course and the holes along by the sea are especially lovely, when the wind blows, this course will take on an entirely new character.”

The beauty of the place will make it a must for tourists from the U.S. but anyone who has a love of golf and scenic beauty should make a point of playing here, its as simple as that.”


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Hogs Head Golf Club Exclusive preview | Ireland’s next big course

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!

Hogs Head

A headlands course surrounded by farmland, Hogs Head Golf Club boasts views of both the Atlantic seascape and the tallest mountains in the country – called Macgillicuddy’s Reeks – while incorporating a salmon-nurturing stream that dominates strategy on the first nine holes.

Hogs Head

The legend Matt Ginella has played the course and dropped some exclusive details about the next great Irish Links.

“Hogs Head is a Robert Trent Jones Jr. design, which is the new neighbor to Waterville Golf Links in the Southwest of Ireland. Jones worked with 200 acres to create a heathland course (a links/parkland hybrid) perched above the Waterville House and a quaint town of 450 residents.

There is a membership option (€3,500/year, no initiation), and there will be limited outside play (about 3,000 non-member rounds/year at €250/round). Several spectacular holes are either along a rushing river, the ocean, or the surrounding mountains where local farmers can be heard calling their cows in for dinner. Clubhouse is open for lunch and dinner to anyone booking a reservation in advance. Although this summer is a “soft opening,” expect something more official and extravagant in the near future. Lots more details on an upcoming @gcmorningdrive. Meanwhile, swipe left for more Hogs Head #parnography. #ginellasjourneys”

Hogs Head

Hogs Head, it get’s better!

The intent is for Hogs Head to pose firm, fast, links-like conditions that reward both an aerial or ground game, depending on the ever-changing coastal climate.

“We provided multiple choices of how to play many of the holes, given the weather of the day,” Jones said. “It will be different every day with that hidden dimension of variable winds.”

Hogs Head

The heart and soul of Jones’ design are captured in the five par 3s, naturally spectacular and diverse as they defend par with the river, the cliffs, the wind and the sea. The balance of the golf course is a supporting cast of classic characters that includes a Biarritz green, as well as other nuances that rekindle the spirit of golf architecture’s grand masters.

“The owner’s vision is to create a championship caliber golf course equal to Ireland’s unsurpassed passion for the game of golf, a passion we wholeheartedly share,” Jones said. “Our working motto has been, ‘built by friends for friends for fun.’ And we know this course will deliver the fun.”

Hogs Head

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