We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Wonderful Golf Experience

I just played Portsalon Golf Course today, and I now rank it as my favorite links course in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jim M
,
Cincinnati, Ohio
via mobile
Golf

I played the course today and was very impressed. I was on my own and the golf professional (I... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Peter L
via mobile
Read all 74 reviews
18
All photos (18)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“links course”(10 reviews)
“great links”(4 reviews)
“carne”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
59°
50°
Sep
53°
45°
Oct
47°
41°
Nov
Contact
Portsalon, Letterkenny, Ireland
Website
353 0 74 59459
Call
Reviews (74)
Filter reviews
70 results
Traveler rating
44
17
5
0
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
44
17
5
0
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslinks coursegreat linkscarnesunday lunchchallenging holesport salonhidden gemclubhousetestrosapennacoursesballyliffinparteeruddyirelandsociety
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 70 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just played Portsalon Golf Course today, and I now rank it as my favorite links course in Ireland. In two visits I have played Carne, Enniscron, Sligo, Narin and Portnoo, and Ballyliffin Glashedy, all great courses that I highly recommend, but none have the...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I played the course today and was very impressed. I was on my own and the golf professional (I never got his name) was excellent. He arranged to team me up with a lovely couple from Scotland. I throughly enjoyed the course and the company....More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed June 4, 2018

All in our group found the course to be disappointing especially given the high recommendations it has received. The single biggest disappointment were the greens which were extremely slow and bumpy. Having played multiple courses over the prior week and a few ore after Portsalon...More

3  Thank Mark H
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is a most enjoyable links well worth the trip. The course is well maintained and the clubhouse and pro shop are well organized. Very nice food after golf. All the staff are pleasant and the Captain made us all welcome

Thank Dfc2007
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Played 2 days here at the end of April. Great value course, very friendly and helpful staff. The Guinness is excellent and the bar is often packed with non-golfers eating the superb food

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Visited as part of a society recently and enjoyed a great couple of days golfing. The course is excellent and at society rates fantastic value. Portsalon is typical in my experience of courses around the Northwest coastline in being really friendly and welcoming to those...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Portsalon Golf Club has the best views of any golf club bar restaurant you could wish for. When you dine in it there are views of the Tee below you and up Portsalon Beach. You can also see Lough Swilly and Innishowen opposite. Their Sunday...More

Thank seamusmurphy
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

From the minute we piled off our bus we were greeted warmly by the staff and caddies. A great afternoon of golf with some terrific caddies / shout out to Kevin, James and the jokster We topped it off with a drink at the nearby...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed September 24, 2017

We played Portsalon on Sept. 22, 2017 located on the Fanad Peninsula, founded in 1891, and the course is one of the founder member of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Oldest golf union in the world. While there, we saw the Barton Cup, representing...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Played here today after being let down by a couple of courses due to very bad weather. Being a links course, the drainage is excellent. What I didn't bargain for was the views, which are some of the best you'll find anywhere, and the course...More

Thank HibeeMG
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Letterkenny
Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort
304 reviews
8.24 miles away
Lake of Shadows Hotel
127 reviews
8.25 miles away
Rathmullan House
524 reviews
8.28 miles away
Beach Hotel
438 reviews
8.39 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 117 restaurants in Letterkenny
The Curlew Cafe and Crafts
66 reviews
5.32 miles away
The Singing Pub
393 reviews
7.76 miles away
The Rusty Nail
207 reviews
8.20 miles away
Ubiquitous Restaurant and Bar
256 reviews
8.27 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 attractions in Letterkenny
Great Pollet Sea Arch
24 reviews
3.46 miles away
Fanad Head Lighthouse
281 reviews
4.75 miles away
Fort Dunree Military Museum
267 reviews
2.84 miles away
Adventure One Surf School
28 reviews
4.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Portsalon Golf Club staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines