Ireland is one of the top destinations in the world for golf offering over 440 courses located throughout Ireland. Fringed on all sides by the sea and with a landscape that is spectacularly varied, this small island on the edge of Europe boasts incredible championship golf courses designed by some of golf's most revered architects and players.
Irish golf holds a special place in the heritage of the game, producing great players such as Christy O'Connor Sr., Fred Daly, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy star of the 2012 European Ryder Cup team, to name only a few.
From lush, green parkland to wind-lashed rugged coastal dunes Ireland is unbeatable in terms of choice, quality, and awe-inspiring scenery. Clubs like the Old Head of Kinsale in Cork, Carne Golf Links in Mayo, Royal County Down, Ballybunion in Kerry, Doonbeg in County Clare and Rosapenna Golf Links in County Donegal offer thrilling and dramatic vistas that will blow your mind.
If it's a top luxurious resort you're after, then make sure to try some of Ireland's top spots like Adare Manor, Dromoland Castle and the K Club - host of the Ryder Cup 2006.
And with legendary hospitality, fascinating sightseeing opportunities, gourmet pubs and restaurants and some of the best craic around, a golf break in Ireland is one you'll never forget.
The 19th Hole and off the course...
Experience the charm and hospitality of the Irish people. Follow in the footsteps of the myths and legends that surround Irish history to discover the vibrant present day Ireland. Or experience the living culture and take in a festival! Whether you're into soaking up some smooth tunes at a jazz festival, shucking oysters by the dozen, or indulging in your artistic side with all things operatic or theatrical, there's always something on somewhere around the country throughout the year.