From classic parkland courses to challenging links, historic clubs and championship courses, golfers are spoilt for choice in Dublin. Offers up over 30 eclectic courses for every level of player, the best of Irish golf is played on links, and Dublin has a fine selection to choose from. Picturesque Portmarnock, on a curve of coast north of the city, is home to two of the most notable, Portmarnock Golf Club, founded in 1894 and ranked as one of the best links in the world,, and the younger, but equally challenging Portmarnock Golf Links.
Ireland’s second oldest golf club, Royal Dublin Golf Club, is another impressive links course nestled into windswept Bull Island in Dublin Bay. A spectacular golf links course and six-time host of the Irish Open, it’s been played by some of the golf world’s biggest names.
Dublin’s collection of public courses also includes an outstanding links at Corballis, at Donabate in the north of the county, but the capital’s parkland courses offer plenty of thrills too. Perfect for challenging and developing your game, choose from Lutterellstown Castle, a favourite of Ryder Cup-winning captain Paul McGinley, or Hermitage, Grange and Castle Golf Club.