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Old Head Golf Links

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

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Lives up to billing "most beautiful golf course in the world"

challenging course, tough to concentrate on golf. Hire a caddy for the round and you can enjoy the walk and have the tricky putts read for you. Played with a friend and our wives... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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East Providence, Rhode Island
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East Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

challenging course, tough to concentrate on golf. Hire a caddy for the round and you can enjoy the walk and have the tricky putts read for you. Played with a friend and our wives met us for a drink.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We were kind of on a vacation from golf this trip, but we wanted to see this incredible course so we went for lunch. Well worth the drive from Cork or Kinsale. We had a beautiful view from the restaurant, great food and friendly service. Hope to go back for a round!

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

A trip from Kinsale to Old Head is a must. The golf course is laid out at the tip of a peninsula at the top of high cliffs. The scenery is spectacular. The Club House his beautiful with extraordinary ammonites built into the walls. They were found on the property during excavations to construct the course and the Club House.

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ontheroadagn7
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279 reviews 279 reviews
83 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must play if you are on a golf trip to Ireland. It is like no other golf course in the world. Friendly staff, not rushed, and in outstanding condition. So much history from the forts, lighthouses, stones marking shipwrecks. One of my all time favorite courses.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A must trip for golfers. Course like pebble beach in the states. An unbelievable piece of land. Hotel suite 1 was beautiful. Spacious and had great amenities. Staff could not have been nicer. Food & service was excellent. Bar food, drink and staff superb. There are only 15 rooms and you feel at home facing the sea. Golf shop has... More 

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Kings Park, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Played Old Head last week with 7 others, as the first of four courses in Southwest Ireland (Tralee, Dook's, and Waterville). It was an absolutely stunning golfing experience, with breathtaking views at every turn. I've probably played about 200 courses in my life, and this is far and away the best! Bring your camera!

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A must play, bucket list type of stuff. Great course, incredible beauty, fantastic golf staff, great caddies. Also, resturant exceed our expectations! Just go!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Just arrived beck from 3 days golf at Old Head, stayed at the club in the all suite rooms. This has got to be the best golf experience ever. I have played all over Europe and Florida but this is excellent in every category The caddie was very good, thank you Colin and david, also every member of staff we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

An unbelievable course that must be on your bucket list. This is my second time to play this course and I can say it played totally different due to the weather. The morning was partly cloudy and mild and the back nine came a front and 40 mile winds off the ocean. Oh boy, what a test!!

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Cork
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I've played the course a few times before but this time it was different. We played here with a society last week and it just destroyed us. Saying that it was in tough conditions is an understatement. About a 50mph wind and the course really showed it's teeth. It is a fantastic course and the scenery is better than I... More 

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