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Trump International Golf Links Ireland

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Doonbeg
County Clare
Ireland
Phone(s): +353 (0) 65 905 5602
Fax: +353 (0) 65 905 5247
Website: trumpgolfireland.com
Trump International Golf Links Ireland: #9

Description

Trump International Golf Links Ireland (formerly known as Doonbeg Golf Club) has a diverse landscape that sprawls from a crescent-shaped beach covered in centuries-old sand dunes inland towards verdant rolling hills. Greg Norman, the course's designer, was immediately aware of the enormous potential available. The rugged terrain practically made the course itself. Fourteen of the greens and twelve of the fairways required no changes at all, just a simple mowing of the grass. Routed along the existing 100-foot dunes, the layout is a simple loop of nine holes out and nine holes back, but the speed and direction of the wind make the course uniquely challenging every time you play. The towering fescue rough throughout is nearly impenetrable but they are nicely balanced by the wide fairways. There are also different bunker varieties used, including Scottish-style pot bunkers.

 
Type Public
Style Links
Holes 18
Architect(s)
Year built 2002
Guest Policy Welcomed
Golf Season Year round
Driving Range Available Yes
Putting Green Available Yes
Rental Trolleys Yes
Caddies Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Shop Yes
Pro Available Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Other facilities Spa, Sauna, Fitness Center, Practice Facilities

Scorecard

Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Blue 72 6911 yd. 0 0
White 72 6361 yd. 0 0
Yellow 72 5675 yd. 0 0
Red 72 4801 yd. 0 0

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  • October 11th, 2012 03:23
    Before we leave this old sod. You have got to visit this truly 5* course and Hotel. I never honestly imagined something like this anywhere in Europe. Great staff. Great welcome. 10/10 ... more»
  • January 23rd, 2012 05:29
    Other than holes 9 and 18 which are extremely challanging would not rate the design of the course.Condition of the greens are extremely poor which accounted for 25% discount on normal green fee of € ... more»
  • November 08th, 2011 18:18
    Had "Moose" for a caddie and he made the experience even better than it would be normally. Best caddie I've ever had in Ireland (10 rounds). I loved the course and staying at the Lodge was g ... more»
  • June 24th, 2010 01:34
    I will be in Ireland the week of 7/4 and I will DEFINITELY play the course again, because even though the green fee was "pricey" the round my grandson and I played was still a fine and very ... more»

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