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Superb golf experience!

This is a very highly rated Irish golf course and rightfully so. Despite windy and drizzling... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Schmooglet
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Highland Park, Illinois
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Breath Taking Golf Course

This golf course should be on every golfer's bucket list!! From the moment you step out of your car... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
MadgeM64
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Cork, Ireland
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Founded in 1893 by a Scottish Regiment of British Army officers, this course is a perfect example of a true Irish links with its towering sand dunes, rolling fairways and greens.
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a very highly rated Irish golf course and rightfully so. Despite windy and drizzling conditions we had a great time. The course is unique, naturally formed in the dunes alongside the bay. There is lots of tall grass and blind shots but our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments and delighted to read that you enjoyed your time at Lahinch Golf Club. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Regards General Manager

Reviewed October 25, 2018

This golf course should be on every golfer's bucket list!! From the moment you step out of your car the experience begins .... The non golfers can walk to the promenade onto the beach follow all the walkers to where the river Inagh meets the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and it is interesting that you also highlighted the link between the golf club and village as this is what makes Lahinch unique. They say people come here for golf but return for the experience! Kindest Regards General Manager

Reviewed October 18, 2018

My son and I played 8 rounds on 7 courses last month and Lahinch came on top in both of our minds. Between the natural beauty, the great holes going down to the ocean's edge and the conditioning, it was OUTSTANDING in all elements. THe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

WOW! Thank you for much for your wonderful comments and we are honoured to be included in your Top 5. There is something special about playing the Klondyke (4th) & the Dell (5th) both designed by Old Tom Morris in 1894 and then turning towards...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Lahinch is an awesome links course with plenty of interesting challenges. It was in great shape despite the summer drought of 2018. It’s right next to the surf school and equally windy, but there are sheltered spots, including the Par 3 where the best route...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

The drought earlier this year proved very challenging but we are immensely proud of our greenkeeping team who worked tirelessly to ensure that the golf course was presented in good condition during and after this exceptional spell of weather. We are looking forward to hosting...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

I played Lahinch last week for the fifth time. Each time I have come away with more respect for this old classic. It has a few quirky holes but that is part of what makes Lahinch unique. The lay-out is beautiful and the course is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments and we concur that the more you play the Old Course, the more you appreciate its outstanding uniqueness. We are already looking forward to your sixth visit to Lahinch! Kindest Regards General Manager

Reviewed September 8, 2018

We were the last group out on 5 September 2018. No doubt the morning groups had the worst of the weather, but we did get a taste of the wind and rain the course can throw at you with our 1520 tee time. The course...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Delighted to read that you enjoyed your golf day at Lahinch and that you were ably assisted by Ian which made your experience even more pleasing. Apologies about the golf shop not being open after your round. You should have been informed about the opening...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

This course simply must be played to be appreciated. I have played most of the top 100 in GB and Ireland and this one is fabulous as you play through, around, and over the dunes. It is stunning and has the WOW factor. Get there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

What can I say only WOW! Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to your return visit to Lahinch Golf Club in the future. Kindest Regards General Manager

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic course in great condition compared to some of the others we visited on our trip. A great layout with some narrow fairways and funky greens. Was lucky enough to have a great caddy on the day who really helped enhance the experience

Date of experience: July 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Great to read that you enjoyed your time at Lahinch Golf Club and that our experienced caddies made your experience all the more enjoyable. Kindest Regards General Manager

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The first two and the last two holes at Lahinch are pretty forgettable but everything else in between is fabulous and truly memorable. Yes, there are a lot of blind shots and brutal bunkers but with a good caddy you will know where to go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for your honest and kind comments following your recent trip to Ireland and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Regards General Manager

Reviewed August 17, 2018

due to a tournament but the Castle course was worth the game. Narrow fairways, great greens and a good but fair rough made for a great first golfing round of a ten golf course trip. Fast play and friendly staff also made it great.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Sorry to read that you were unable to play the Old Course during your recent visit but at least you had the opportunity to play the Castle Course which is less challenging but a really good golfing experience with pure fescue greens. Hopefully you will...More

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I have been playing at Lahinch for the last few years, in April, and the greens fees have stayed the same. There is no guarantee that they will continue to be the same, but if you check their website, you can get a good idea... More
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Most of the clubs in the UK & Ireland have any handicap requirements posted on their website along with info on obtaining starting times. Pace of play is definitely the most important thing, and don't expect to shoot the... More
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