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NFT: Ireland Help - Golf

yupbjac27 : 11/7/2017 12:13 pm
Heading to Ireland next fall (early) and doing some early research - will be in Dublin and Galway for majority of the trip. Looking for some on must go places for a couple rounds while over there with my father. Anyone have any prior experience with same? Suggestions? Thanks in advance and will delete once I get a feel for past experiences
A guy I work with went and played in Ireland  
Beezer : 11/7/2017 12:17 pm : link
this past summer. I just sent him an e-mail. If/when he responds, I'll post his advice. (Sadly, I do not have input, personally. I wish I did. Ah, maybe someday. lol)
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 11/7/2017 12:26 pm : link
Never played golf over there, but have a fun time. Dublin & Galway both rock, though I prefer Galway more. Have a Guinness for me.
Played golf in Ireland about 10 years ago  
Lafferty, Daniel : 11/7/2017 12:27 pm : link
with my HS Golf Team. We were around Dublin and then headed South and then wrapped around to bottom of the Isle to the West. Played Portmarnock Golf Club (awesome seaside links), Portmornock Hotel Links, Old Head (Unreal), Waterville, Ballybunion and a couple others.
Portmarnock Golf Club was really, really nice and a lot of fun - also the first course we played. It is fairly close to Dublin (less than an hour) and highly recommended. The Portmarnock Hotel is also a fun course.
Good luck and enjoy.
golf trips  
bobc : 11/7/2017 12:45 pm : link
Hidden links golf trips is not a bad place to start heard a lot of good things about them.
golf trips  
bobc : 11/7/2017 12:46 pm : link
I didn't have to leave a phone number and they gave me a fair quote within a couple of days
Here's what my friend at work offered. Hope it's helpful:  
Beezer : 11/7/2017 12:52 pm : link

Galway is not far from Lahinch (along with Ballybunion), the greatest course Iíve ever played. Very pricey, but for a golfer definitely worth it. If they donít want to pay much, there is a course south of Galway called Spanish Point (not far from Lahinch) - it is a 9-hole course, but is quirky and odd and quite challenging ... perfectly Irish in all respects.

Not familiar with many Dublin area courses. They played the Ryder Cup a few years ago at the K-Club outside of Dublin, but thatís an inland course. In Ireland you must play the links courses!
Thanks for all the early help guys! Will leave on for a bit longer  
yupbjac27 : 11/7/2017 1:11 pm : link
and then pull down
Golf in Ireland you say?  
allstarjim : 11/7/2017 1:26 pm : link
This might be helpful:
Here you go  
MOOPS : 11/7/2017 2:57 pm : link
In Ireland it's not called Irish Whiskey  
markky : 11/7/2017 3:07 pm : link
it's just called Whiskey

Coming with the sarcasm  
yupbjac27 : 11/7/2017 3:20 pm : link
after a few solid comments of help. The bbi way
I've used  
Oskie : 11/7/2017 4:29 pm : link
these guys in the past, they planned everything and managed the trip once we were there...fantastic group.
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