"The Island, which is not on an island, is a golf course that has an enormous amount of cohesive variety. Despite being played over similar rugged terrain no hole feels even remotely the same and this is its biggest asset; 18 individual and exceptional holes where the array of golf on offer is superb."
Golf Course Reviews - East of Ireland
Golf Course Reviews in the East of Ireland.
Below you will find our golf course reviews from venues in the East of Ireland including Dublin.
"Founded in 1892 County Louth Golf Club, home of the East of Ireland Amateur Championship, is a pure links golf experience played over a wonderful and sprawling dunescape. Baltray Links, as it is more commonly known, succeeds massively in balancing classic links golf with enough individuality and moments of brilliance to rightly give it a place at the top table of Irish links."
"Portmarnock Hotel & Links, not to be confused with the neighbouring 125-year-old Portmarnock Golf Club, is a modern course designed by Bernhard Langer in 1996. Staying in the very fine adjoining upmarket hotel gives residents a discounted green-fee on this championship-style links. "
"The drive into Royal Dublin Golf Club, over a splendid wooden bridge, sets a fabulous scene for golfing at one of Ireland’s most revered yet underrated golf courses. You will find the classy links of Royal Dublin, founded way back in 1885, on North Bull Island just a short drive from the heart of the City."
"Corballis Links is a real head-spinner of a golf course around a 30 minute drive north of Dublin. I make no apology for absolutely loving golf courses like Corballis. It is small in stature but packs an amazing amount of mind-blowing golf into its par 66, 4,624-metre layout played over a wild landscape and where fun abounds."
Best of the Rest
"The nine hole ‘links’ at Sutton Golf Club, just to the north of Dublin, makes a promising start, dips alarmingly in the middle but then finishes extremely strongly. The drive into the golf club, situated on a very narrow headland, the Cush peninsula, jutting off the tombolo which links Howth Head to the mainland, raises the anticipation levels."
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