With almost 300 courses, including more than 50 of championship class, the Emerald Isle is a veritable paradise for golfers. Many of the immaculately tended greens are located along the breathtaking coastline, offering amazing views as well as world-class facilities.
Our golf vacations include:
- Nightly Accommodations
- Private Driver and Guide
- Daily Full Irish Breakfast
- Golf Reservations & Tee Times
- Additional Special Activities (Sightseeing, Horseback Riding, etc.)
Don’t want to deal with the hassle of bringing your own clubs? We can arrange club rentals at each course or arrange custom club rentals to be delivered to the airport or hotel upon your arrival. Prefer to play with your own clubs but it's not convenient to bring them? We can arrange white-glove pick up at your home or office --your clubs will be waiting for you at your Ireland destination (and of course, we'll make sure they get back to the U.S. after your vacation)!
Did you know? There are fewer than 200 true links golf courses in the world--Ireland has 44 of them.
Did you know? Out of the 32,000 golf courses on the planet, Royal County Down in Northern Ireland ranks #4 (some golf circles claim #3).
With 7,119 golf holes, it goes without saying--Ireland is a golfers paradise!
A FEW EXAMPLES OF OUR GOLF VACATIONS:
~ DUBLIN & THE SPLENDID NORTH COAST ~
- Royal County Down Golf Club
- Royal Portrush Golf Club (Dunluce Links)
- Portstewart Golf Club
- Portmarnock Golf Club
Tours & Sightseeing:
- Old Jameson's Distillery or Guinness Storehouse
- Titanic Belfast Museum
Day 1: On arrival at the Dublin Airport, you'll be met by your private driver who will transport you to your home for the first two nights, the 5-star Merrion Hotel. Sneak in a tour of the famous Old Jameson’s Distillery or Guinness Storehouse while here. The tours are a great look into the country’s most famous whiskey and "Black Stuff'.
Day 2: The Merrion Hotel is Dublin's most stylish hotel located in the heart of the city. You will be within walking distance from Grafton Street, Trinity College and other important sites. You will have the opportunity to schedule a tee-time at the Portmarnock Old Course while in Dublin. This championship course may be the most challenging of the five and is also one of the most highly regarded. You will be a quick 40-minutes from the Portmarnock Golf Course.
Day 3: Following Dublin you will have a four-night stay in Belfast at the 4-star Bushmills Inn. Spend the afternoon at the Royal Portrush Golf Club and enjoy your first game of golf in Northern Ireland! The Dunluce Links were actually voted Number 12 in the world by Golf Magazine and is a stunning example of golf architecture. After your round you’ll be about an hour from Derry, you can always spend the rest of the day doing some sightseeing here.
Day 4: Enjoy 18-holes at the Royal County Down course overlooking the Dundrum Bay today. This course has been host to the British Seniors, the Walker Cup and several other prestigious championship tournaments. You’ll be playing on a links that are a favorite among Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.
Day 5: Sneak in your last round of golf at the sophisticated Portstewart Golf Club, located on the enchanting Causeway Coat. This championship course was founded in 1894 and redesigned in the 1920’s and has since been host to several amateur and professional championships. You’ll also be about 30-minutes from the iconic Giants Causeway which would make for a terrific afternoon excursion.
Day 6: Spend your last day in Ireland doing some sightseeing. You have entrance to the Titanic Belfast Museum which offers visitors interactive displays, a dark ride, underwater exploration and re-created decks and cabins. You will learn all about the famous “unsinkable ship”, the Titanic.
~ IRISH CASTLES, CLUBS & COUNTRYSIDE ~
This 8-night Ireland golf vacation package is enveloped in luxury, splendor and more! Experience the 5-star Powerscourt Hotel, golf at the Dromoland Golf Club and learn to pour a Guinness with this trip of a lifetime.
- Powerscourt Golf Club
- Druid Glen Golf Club
- Portmarnock Golf Club
- Lahinch Golf Club
- Dromoland Golf Club
- Galway Bay Golf Club
- Connemara Golf Club
Tours & Sightseeing:
- Guinness Storehouse
- Teeling Whiskey Distillery
- Cliffs of Moher with parking
Day 1: Upon arrival in Dublin Airport you will met by your driver and head to the 5-star Powerscourt Hotel in County Wicklow where you will spend your first three nights. Use the remainder of the day at your leisure; maybe take a tour of the surrounding countryside or head back to Dublin City Centre to tour of the Guinness Storehouse.
Day 2: Known as "The Augusta of Europe” the Druids Glen Golf Club, designed by Pat Ruddy and Tom Craddock, opened in 1995. Just a year after opening, Druids Glen hosted the Irish Open for four years in a row. Druids Glen has hosted the prestigious Seve Trophy, a bi-annual event between the leading Tour Players of Britain & Ireland and Continental Europe- schedule a tee-time and play among champions.
Day 3: Two other east coast courses you will have the opportunity to take a swing at include the Powerscourt Golf Club and the Portmarnock Golf Club in Dublin. After your round at the Powerscourt Golf Club, feel free to take a hike through the Wicklow Mountains or enjoy the elegance of the Powerscourt House and Gardens.
Day 4: Head to Adare in County Limerick this morning to the 4-star Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel where you’ll spend the next two nights of your vacation. The Lahinch Golf Club is located about an hour away and is a world-renowned 18-hole course that plays host to the South of Ireland Championship every September and attracts spectators from across the globe. You’ll find a traditional out and back layout throughout this course situated next to the Liscannor Bay.
Day 5: Enjoy the day at your leisure in Adare. Play a round at the Dromoland Golf Club, located just thirty minutes north of the Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel.
Afterwards, visit the Teeling Whiskey Distillery- the first new distillery in Dublin in over 125 years. The brand new distillery is right back where it started in 1782 and only a stone’s throw away from where Walter Teeling’s old distillery was. Located in an ancient market square called Newmarket, an area long associated with brewing and distilling, this new distillery is a three copper pot still operation- reviving the traditional style of Dublin whiskey distillation. The distillery, opening to visitors in 2015 will allow you to come see, smell and experience a real operational distillery and interact with the people making Teeling whiskey.
Day 6: The next two nights will be spent in Connemara at the 4-star Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. This beautiful property is an escape from any hustle and bustle you endure back at home. You’ll be surrounded by natural beauty, clean air and lovely golf courses. Play a round at the Galway Bay Golf Club, located almost two hours south of the hotel in Galway before exploring the city a bit! Maybe explore the gorgeous Kylemore Abbey and Gardens- a staple landmark in Galway.
Day 7: Nestled between the scenic splendor of the 12 Bens mountain range and the rugged Atlantic Ocean lies Connemara Golf Links where you can play today. From the testing dog leg opening hole through to the breathtaking back 9, which have been acknowledged as “equal to any in the world”, Connemara is an enduring monument to its designer Eddie Hackett.
Day 8: Complete your golf getaway in Limerick at the Strand Hotel. It is here that you will how see all of the history and raw beauty comes alive in a city. Your driver will take you west view the Cliffs of Moher and admire this spectacular natural landmark. People from throughout the world are drawn to these cliffs every year.
Day 9: Return home today.
A few top courses in Ireland: