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Old Head Golf Links

Kinsale, Ireland
353 021 477 8444
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Ranked #3 of 11 Activities in Kinsale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Activities: Golfing, Dining
Owner description: Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.
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Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Activities: Golfing, Dining
Owner description: Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.
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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 NEW

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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Ireland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

No matter how badly you play when you visit, you will DEFINITELY be overawed by the experience. The views are simply breathtaking. The food superb. The welcome and ambiance are fab. Go there even if you don't play golf !! No need to say anymore.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is the third time i got to play this course! It is a very difficult course but this time i was fortunate to have Killian as our caddy, after a hole or two he had the measure of my golf and just handed me my club pointed me in the direction i was to take and it was plain... More 

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Ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stunning location; beautifully designed clubhouse facilities, and a building that sits in the landscape unobtrusively. Friends and I enjoyed bar food recently - but to call it bar food does not do it justice. Restaurants in the neighbourhood take note; Old Head is capable of punching well above it's weight. Will return when possible. And I haven't mentioned the golf... More 

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Outstanding golf course, one of the best in all of Ireland. Great ocean view, great hotel. Course is within a 20 minute drive from Kinsdale, Ireland.

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