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“Terrific course”

Narin & Portnoo Golf Club
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Owner description: Narin & Portnoo is a Par 73 Championship Links Course, in south west Donegal. One of the most natural links courses in Ireland with stunning views of the Gweebara Bay and a unrivalled hole variety. Considered by Philip Reid as one of the "great eight" courses of Ireland it is a course that every golfer should play at least once.Visitors are welcome to play the course and avail of the bar/resturant facilities in the newly renovated clubhouse which all combine to create a truely memorable day.
Dublin, Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Terrific course”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is a wonderful example of a natural links course. It is in superb condition and enjoyable for all handicaps except perhaps a total beginner. We had a most enjoyable round of golf on this lovely designed true links course

Visited September 2013
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Naples, Florida
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Great Golf and Scenery”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

By all means take the time to play this links course. After the opening hole the course becomes very challenging with many outstanding holes and scenic views. Enjoy the 3 back-to-back-to-back par 5s on the back 9. Very friendly local members, golf staff, and bar/restaurant. Very good value for the money.

Visited August 2013
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Villach, Austria
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83 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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“Great golf club, but a little pricy!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Great links golf course. If you want to play one round you should have some time left to spare, but very friendly and they can also provide left handed clubs, if you ask one day in advance.

Visited August 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Narin & Portnoo Golf Club - a true golf links!”
Reviewed August 6, 2013

I had the pleasure of playing Narin & Portnoo earlier this summer and what a magnificent golf links it is!
A friend of mine from Edinburgh heard that I was going to Donegal for a trip and told me I simply had to go and play this course.
From the moment I arrived I received a very friendly welcome from Daragh in Pro-Shop who set me up and gave me some useful tips and advise for playing the course.
It is a spectacular course, particularly from the par 3 7th onwards, and the view of the bay and the island and of Portnoo Pier as you walk from the 14th green through to the 15th tee is something that I will never forget.
The par 4 9th is the best hole on the course, but the short par 3 16th - The High Altar was my favourite - one of the most natural par 3s I have seen.
I would definitely recommend playing this course if you are ever in Donegal, its worth the trip. Oh, and they serve a very creamy pint of Guinness at the Club House bar also!!

- Chris Henderson, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Visited June 2013
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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“Anti Tourist Membership..Get a Life !!!”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We walked Narin beach and then carefully crossed the very tip of the golf course to go along further ..waited until all shots were taken yet some members came down in a buggy to make a real fuss that we were not allowed to cross the golf course

Visited July 2013
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