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Address: Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 021 477 8444
Activities: Golfing, Dining
Description: Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.

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' The most brutal and exhilarating test of golf '

An unbelievable golf course which you must experience once in your life. Our four-ball played at the end of April in 50mph wind, caps flying off, stand-bags blowing over, balls... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

An unbelievable golf course which you must experience once in your life. Our four-ball played at the end of April in 50mph wind, caps flying off, stand-bags blowing over, balls oscillating on the green, oh what fun we had ! 120 yards to the green into the wind, that'll be a 5-iron ! Forget about your score, add about 10... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

A golfers dream. One of the most stunning courses on the planet. Forget about your score. The views will drain all concentration. Food and service, top notch. Prices not for the faint of heart but if you find yourself anywhere near Kinsale, it must be seen.

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Highlands, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I didn't play the course, but wish I had, the wife doesn't play and wanted to do other things. Might be the most scenic golf course I've ever seen! It's pricey to play, I think they quoted me something like 250 Euro, but it would be a life experience for sure. Still, worth the visit just for the scenery.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

I've been here many times during the last 15 years and love to take some of my customers to play this Spectaculare Golf Course. It's breathtaking, so beautiful and very challengeing, especially when you play in the wind, wich is almost always. The fairways are very good, fast greens and some demanding cliffs and valleys. The food at the restaurant... More 

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Houston
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had a chance to play Old Head in early November. It was one of the best golf experiences that I have had. The scenery is better than Pebble Beach. The course was well conditioned and is very fair. I used a caddy, but one is not necessary. There are no blind shots. I used the rental clubs which were new... More 

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Dublin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The golf course is a "must experience" setting. Not for the high handicappers but a fantastic setting for a "spoiled" walk. Spectacular views. Terrifying drops to the ocean. Must see before one departs this earth.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The finest golf course ever played. The views are amazing. The staff are warm and friendly. The golf is challenging and if you want a terrific caddy, ask for Terry McAuliffe.

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

This is like going to Disneyland for golfers. Probably the most spectacular golf course I have ever played. Every hole has a breathtakingly beautiful view, you almost can't focus on the golf. We played here twice. It isn't a true links course, and maybe one of the longest walks from the tips I have ever had on any golf course.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

not a golfer, but the view from the top was awesome! took a walk up the steps and it was a stunning view!

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Overveen
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Stunning, great service. Don't let yourself be distracted from the scnenery if you want to play a good round.

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