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The Island Golf Club

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County Dublin
Phone(s): +353 (0) 1 843 6205
Fax: +353 (0) 1 843 6860
The Island GC: hole #16


As its name implies, the Island Golf Club is surrounded by water and from the club's opening in 1890 to as recently as 1973, it could only be accessed by boat. It is bordered by the Broadmeadow Estuary, Donabate Beach, and the Irish Sea. Despite its proximity to Dublin, the enormous dunes, some of the highest in Ireland, that are scattered throughout the golf course give it an enclosed, almost secluded, feel. The no-frills links layout blends seamlessly with the rugged natural terrain. The course's signature hole is the 13th, which is a lengthier par 3 at 220 yards. Golfers can use the bailout option just short of the green to the left but the more daring will take on the beach and hope for the best.

Type Public
Style Links
Holes 18
  • Eddie Hackett
  • Fred Hawtree
  • Jeff Howes
  • Martin Hawtree
Year built 1890
Guest Policy Welcomed
Golf Season Year round
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Driving Range Available Yes
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 80 - EUR 150
Price Range Weekends EUR 80 - EUR 175
Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro, Laser
Other facilities Bar, Restaurant, Lounge, Clubhouse


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
White 71 6312 yd. 0 0
Green 71 5962 yd. 0 0
Red 75 5444 yd. 0 0

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