If you are a golf enthusiast hoping to take a getaway with all the ladies from your club but still unsure about where to travel, we have the best suggestion for you and your team. Why not take a trip to the Emerald Isle to play on some of the top golf courses in Ireland? There is nothing as splendid as a golf vacation in Ireland. Enjoy a mix of of some of the best golf clubs in the world set to a backdrop of the finest scenery you will ever come across, brave the elements as you never know what kind of conditions you will be playing in, hail, rain or snow. Here’s a brief insight to some of the best Irish golf courses that you can enjoy on your Irish golf vacation.
Ideally located for any visitor flying in from the states, Dromoland Castle Golf Club is just a ten minute drive from Shannon Airport on the motorway. The course was redesigned in 2003 by Joe Carr and Ron Kirby, to the highest standard. Meeting the supreme visual level of the castle and 400 acres of wooded parkland that it proudly is located on, all enhanced by the trickling River Rhine which is featured in three of the holes of the course. Certainly not an easy course, the natural terrain and undulating landscape proves a challenge even for the lowest handicap, water hazards and hidden bunkers add to the difficulty. If you ladies are up for a challenge and want to see some of the finest landscape that Ireland has to offer, than the 18 hole Dromoland Castle Golf Club is certainly worth a visit.
First built in 1888 and redesigned in 1927, this club is yet again set in a beautiful location. Gracefully set in Little Island, near Cork city stretching to Cork Harbour and Lough Mahon. The golf course has hosted several Amateur and Professional competitions in its history including the Irish Open, Irish Professional Championships and Irish Close Championships. The course has a unique golfing terrain which incorporates an old limestone quarry, it is a challenging course and for any golfer playing the course, they will learn that a risk/reward operation is the best method to play. If you are up for the challenge and want to see the best of what the south west of Ireland has to offer, a trip to Cork Golf Club is highly recommended.
That’s just a quick glimpse of a few of the best golf courses in Ireland for you to plan your womens golf vacation. Why not check out www.swinggolfireland.com to see what are the best golf vacation packages that you can find for your trip away. Happy golfing!