TOP 10: Best Golf Courses in Ireland

Darren Clarke, Rory Mcllroy and Padraig Harrington have jointly contributed to the popularity of golf in Ireland and it is now a golfer’s paradise with a few seaside golf courses dotted like diamonds on an emerald necklace along the coast of Ireland. There are four popular golf courses in Ireland that fall under the Top 50 courses in the world. All the golf courses in Ireland are challenging enough and you will be stunned to play alongside some of the best players from all over the world. We have compiled a list of the top 10 golf courses in Ireland:

10. Mount Juliet Golf Club, Co. Kilkenny

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Designed by Nicklaus, it has hosted three Irish opens and has few fearful bunkers, which is common with the designs of Jack. You will know what a bunker is if you have played golf previously and it just enough room for a man and his niblock.

9. Ballybunion Golf Club, Co. Kerry

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Credit: www.ballybuniongolfclub.com

Rated among the top 10 courses in the world, it has tough grass, steep slopes and narrow fairways, it appears to be one of the loneliest courses in the world and even the best golfers find this course to be unique.

8. Royal Portrush, Co. Antrim

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Credit: www.royalportrushgolfclub.com

An abode for crosswinds and sudden showers, the Dunluce Links was designed by Harry Colt and it sees rapid changes in weather while offering one of the best views of Ireland overlooking the limestone cliffs and white rocks.

7. Druids Glen, Co. Wicklow

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Druid’s Glen is home to different parkland courses and is set in the heart of Ireland. This golf course also offers bunkers, splendid view of the Irish Sea and streams.

6. Royal Portstewart, Co. Derry

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Credit: www.portstewartgc.co.uk

Founded in 1894, this is one of the toughest golf courses in the world and people think that superpowers or godlike skills are required to put all six in this golf course!

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