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Amazing Day

Had the pleasure of playing this fabulous golf course on a super day where the sun shone and wind... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
800stephenv
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County Dublin, Ireland
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Tough links with fabulous views

This is the links to play! Very nice layout with challenges when playing the first time. Strive... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
samulir2013
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Oct 18, 2018
“Amazing Day”
Aug 31, 2018
“Tough links with fabulous views”
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Founded in 1890, this is one of the oldest and highest ranked Links golf courses in Ireland and a true links golf experience. Located only 15 minutes from Dublin Airport and 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre, the Island Golf Club will challenge...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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The Island Golf Club | Corballis, Donabate K36 V993, Ireland
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of playing this fabulous golf course on a super day where the sun shone and wind didn’t blow (very rare for a links course!!) Course was in great condition with greens been fast and true. Compliments to the catering staff for breakfast...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 800stephenv
JohnL9711, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Dear Stephen Thank you for your review and for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed your day with us and I will pass your compliments on to the team. I hope we can welcome you back to play again in the near...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

This is the links to play! Very nice layout with challenges when playing the first time. Strive saver gives you a lot of ideas what to do with some blinds fairways. One of the most narrow par 4 about 20 meters with a strong wind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Go and see, play and love it. Just a must if you like Links courses. Personally better than Royal County Down and K Club. Even if it was very dry you still had the feeling that this is the beginning of golf. Rough, brutal and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and your very generous compliments. We are very proud of our links and were delighted to welcome you to the Club. Please stay in touch by following us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

a great golfcourse with history ! front 9 play harder as you have a lot of blind shots to manage, the back nine have the narrowest fairway I have seen for a long time ... a truly great course !More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Matthias F
John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Matthias Thank you for your kind words about The Island. It was great to welcome you to the Club. I'm glad you enjoyed hole 14 and our very narrow fairway. Please stay in touch and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for updates...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Weather has dried out the course but still playable. Lots of run. Hit a seven iron 195 yards. Many drives extra 30 yards. Has the narrowest fairway at 12 yards. No par 3 until number 9. Worth taking a caddy. No real food available. Need...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrbill67
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Fabulous golf links with beautiful views of the Sea. Excellent restaurant and comfortable bar. Fees are reasonable.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kate H
John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Dear Kate Thank you for taking the time to post a review about The Island. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to play with us and your kind words about the course, restaurant and bar are gratefully received. We endeavour to look after...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018

Played a round with friends and found it a spectacular and very tough course. The staff are super friendly. We had dinner afterwards and the food was top class. The chief came out to speak to us with recommendations and the waiter was very attentive....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Dear Larry Thank you for your kind words about The Island and in particular the staff. We were delighted to welcome you to the Club and hope that we can welcome you back again in the near future. Many thanks John Lawler General Manager

Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I organized a golf trip with 11 friends from Connecticut and playing The Island GC was the golfing highlight of the trip for most of the group. The course is an epic layout and truly memorable links experience. The caddies though really made the day...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Nathandinho
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Must play course. Great links golf- Great local caddies. Lots of blind shots and places you don't want to be surrounding many tucked away greens. One Fairway is 20 yards long tee to green and sits on edge of inlet. Some spectacular holes .

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We played this fresh off of the plane with no sleep for 36 hours. It was rainy most of the round. We still enjoyed the layout and views. The staff was great in helping us get out early. Nice small pro shop. Good carts for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Gary C
Management response:Responded September 20, 2016

Dear Gary Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope we can welcome you back again in the near future. Many Thanks John Lawler General Manager

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