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Old Head Golf Links

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County Cork
Phone(s): +353 (0) 21 477 8444
Fax: +353 (0) 21 477 8022


Old Head Golf Links occupies a 220-acre promontory that juts out over two miles into the Atlantic. The course's name refers to the Old Head of Kinsale, which is a national monument and ancient royal site that sits at the narrowest part of the promontory. The location was a stronghold for the first Irish settlers. The dramatic almost-island on which the golf course is situated rises hundreds of feet above the water, with only with dramatic cliffs separating the rolling hills from the sea. The classic links layout is simple but interesting and naturally there are spectacular views from every hole, especially the nine that play from atop the cliffs. The front nine is strong, but the back nine is where the challenging nature of the golf course really comes through.

Type Public
Style Parkland/Links
Holes 18
  • Eddie Hackett
  • Joe Carr
  • Patrick Merrigan
  • Ron Kirby
Year built 1997
Guest Policy Welcomed
Golf Season April 14th - November 31st
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Putting Green Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes
Rental Trolleys Yes
Caddies Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Shop Yes
Pro Available Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays EUR 135 - EUR 300
Price Range Weekends EUR 135 - EUR 300
Other facilities Practice Facilities, Bar, Restaurant, Spa


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Black 72 7159 yd. 0 0
Blue 72 6860 yd. 0 0
White 72 6508 yd. 0 0
Yellow 72 5763 yd. 0 0
Red 72 5150 yd. 0 0

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