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Address: Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 68 27146
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Breathtaking views and natural design make this one of the few "timeless...
Breathtaking views and natural design make this one of the few "timeless" courses found throughout the world.
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Goling heaven (or hell)

We played the Cashen course after driving from Royal County Down, so had high expectations and a bit stir crazy after 4 hours drive. The course is very hard and made harder by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We played the Cashen course after driving from Royal County Down, so had high expectations and a bit stir crazy after 4 hours drive. The course is very hard and made harder by many blind shots that didn't have any guidance on where to hit. Still an enjoyable experience. The next day we played the Old Course and were blown... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great layout, beautiful views, superb food and the staff is very accommodating. Our caddies were a perfect part of the experience. Really enjoyed our game.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful, challenging golf course! It is a golf course that makes you want to play it again and again. Particularly the back side!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Enjoyed both courses. The Old Course for its history and the Cashen course for its difficulty and beauty.. Fabulous 36 hole day.

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Ballaghaderreen, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Whilst the Olde Course was created in Heaven, the Cashen Course prepares you for Heaven. ( bit of an irish twist but when you play both you will understand)

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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The caddie was great and the vistas amazing. Golf was hard but I did it. The gift shop had a great selection of logo golf hats and clothes.

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Palm Coast, FL
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Can not explain the feeling standing at the first tee with the sun coming up over the horizon, praying not to hit it right ...into the graveyard! The Old course is a picture waiting to happen at ever turn. You need to be in good shape to walk this one. Lots of steep climbs and straight down the side of... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Nothing to dislike, a true test of golf that is not for the beginner. Be prepared to test your fitness as well as your game. Proper loonies and a good caddy are essential to your success. I look forward to playing this again and again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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131 reviews 131 reviews
15 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We played 4 golf courses in the area and Ballybunion was a highlight. We used a fore caddie Andy and he was great. He knew where to play every shot and was very good at finding wayward balls. A fantastic links course

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Golfing here for my husband and his friend was a dream come true! The weather was perfect and the course couldn't have been more challenging! The caddies were very knowledgeable and friendly. He would definitely play here again! A splurge, but worth every penny and all the memories!

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