Golf Courses of IrelandGolf Courses of Ireland

With over 300 golf courses, is it any wonder that Ireland is green? World renowned courses dot the map but it is also the informal and friendly manner in which the game is played, that makes Irish golf a special experience.

Golfing regions in Ireland:

Northern Ireland (Antrim, Armagh, Londonderry, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone) offers over 80 courses in fantastic coastal setting, parkland and meadowland.

The West and North West regions (Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo) offer pure links golf. From Galway all the way to Ballyliffen, it lies along the Atlantic shoreline. Some parkland courses complete the mix.

The South West (Clare, Kerry and Limerick) is the place of pilgrimage for all those who wish to experience the best Irish golf has to offer. The majority of courses are located along the coastline from south of Galway to Waterville with a few par kland courses inland.

Golf in the South is in the county and city of Cork. Parkland and heath terrain offers magnificent golf with many new and spectacular courses.

The South East region (Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Wesford, Wicklow) runs from Dungarvan in the South to Dublin. Courses are mainly park and heath land.

Dublin and the North East region (Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Meath) features over 50 clubs with more on the horizon. Two of best are Portmarnock, venue for 15 Irish Opens, the Walker cup and the Canada Cup and Druid's Glen, venue for the 1996 Murphy' s Irish Open.

The Midlands region (Cavan, Kildare, Laois, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary)offers a great selection of parkland settings - courses make use of natural, undulating terrain to lakeside locations.

Northern Ireland

Counties:
1. Antrim........ 2. Derry
3. Tyrone........ 4. Fermanagh
5. Armagh....... 6. Down

Ireland

Counties:
7. Donegal.......... 8. Sligo
9. Leitrim........... 10. Cavan
11. Monaghan..... 12. Mayo
13. Galway......... 14. Roscommon
15. Longford....... 16. West Meath
17. Meath........... 18. Louth
19. Offaly........... 20. Clare
21. Limerick....... 22. Kerry
23. Cork............. 24. Waterford
25. Tipperary....... 26. Kilkenny
27. Wexford........ 28. Carlow
29. Laois............ 30. Kildare
31. Dublin.......... 32. Wicklow

County Laois Golf Package
Dates: any time
Enjoy one night bed & breakfast in a deluxe guestroom at the Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, with an evening meal in the Arlington restaurant and a round of golf on the 18-hole, Seve Ballesteros-designed course. Guests have complimentary access to the health club with leisure pool, a 5-kilometer walking track, tennis court and Trim Trail.
Price range: €105
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