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Old Course at Ballybunion Golf Club

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Sandhill Road
County Kerry
Phone(s): +353 (0) 68 27146
Fax: +353 (0) 68 27387
Ballybunion Old


The Old Course is the original course at Ballybunion Golf Club, which is located in County Kerry on Ireland's southwest coast. It is joined by another championship links course designed by Robert Trent Jones. The Old Course has gained a reputation as one of the best links golf courses in the world. The classic linksland terrain is covered with rolling sandhills and grassy dunes. The challenging layout features narrow, contoured fairways that feel as though they are tunneled through the dunes. The golf course begins gently but by the seventh hole, it is clear why it is ranked as one of the best in the world. Golfers at Ballybunion should be prepared for a formidable test of their shot-making, placement, and trajectory control skills. The already beautiful landscape is further enhanced by the stunning views of the Atlantic.

Type Private
Style Traditional/Links
Holes 18
  • Tom Simpson
Year built 1893
Guest Policy Limited non-member play
Golf Season Year round. High Season: 4/16 - 10/5
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Putting Green Available Yes
Rental Carts Available No
Rental Trolleys No
Caddies Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Shop Yes
Pro Available Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays EUR 210
Price Range Weekends EUR 210
Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Other facilities bar, lounge, restaurant, clubhouse, practice facilities


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Blue 71 6802 yd. 0 0
White 71 6350 yd. 0 0
Green 71 6060 yd. 0 0
Red (W) 74 5459 yd. 0 0

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