Locally known as "The Kingdom," County Kerry is one of Ireland's most popular tourist destinations, both for its stunning topography and world-famous golf courses. Many consider County Kerry Ireland's best spot for golf, especially links courses. Thirty-six-hole Ballybunion, where tour players love to stop at on their way to the British Open, might be the most famous, but it's hardly the last option. Arnold Palmer's Tralee Golf Club, Waterville Golf Links, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, Kenmare and Sneem are also outstanding and memorable choices.
Located on the north west coast of County Kerry, in the south west of Ireland. Ballybunion is a World-Class Links Golf course, on a beautiful stretch of sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll find two wonderfully challenging and unique world-class links golf courses at Ballybunion, the Old Course and the Trent Jones Cashen Course. Whatever your choice, every hole, every hazard and every shot is defined by nature’s infinite presence.
Ballyheigue Castle Golf Course in Kerry was opened in 1996. The nine-hole golf club in Kerry is situated on mature woodland surrounding the Eighteenth-Century castle in Ballyheigue. The course is situated 8 miles from Tralee Golf Club and 10 miles from Ballybunion Golf Club. This golf course is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way coastal drive
Beaufort's 18-hole golf course has been newly redeveloped to the highest of standards by world renowned golf architects McKenzie and Ebert Architects. This 7004-yard Parkland Course is carved from natural terrain and is suited to all standards of golfer. Beaufort Golf Course is set amongst 200-year-old trees, 15th century castle ruins, two lakes and miles of rolling meadows, the course truly is one of the hidden gems of the South West of Ireland
Castlegregory is a superb links golf course situated between the scenic Lough Gill and Brandon Bay, at Stradbally, near Tralee, Co. Kerry. The magical colours of Mount Brandon act as a magnificent backdrop to this 5876-yard par 68 nine-hole course. The tranquil setting, combined with the excellent use of natural features ensure that Castlegregory provides golfers with an enjoyable but testing challenge.
Play at Dingle Golf Links Ceann Sibéal Golf Club and experience the beauty of an 18-hole, 6.680-yard course set in breath-taking landscape on the Wild Atlantic Way. This glorious course is a fair test for all abilities. Designed by Eddie Hackett and Christy O’Connor Jnr with undulating fairways only interrupted by its meandering stream or ‘burn’ which comes into play on 13 of the 18 classic holes.
Dooks Gold Club in Kerry is one of Ireland’s oldest golf links courses. With majestic views of the Wild Atlantic Ocean and the nearby Reeks mountain range, which is home to the highest mountain in Ireland, Dooks Golf Links offers a visual feast of scenery at the edge of Dingle Bay as well as a technical challenge for all golfers
Kenmare Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course situated on the Ring of Kerry in County Kerry, Ireland. Established in 1903, this stunning old course boasts some of the finest scenery imaginable and is one of the most beautiful places to play golf in Kerry.
The course offers a challenge which is unforgettable for all the right reasons. The views over Kenmare Bay and the surrounding mountains are breath-taking. The course has some great feature holes and is always in first class condition, which are all the ingredients for a wonderful round of golf in Kerry
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is one of Ireland’s most prestigious and historic golf clubs. Located in Killarney National Park and surrounded by the scenic lakes of Lough Leane. The Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is a Four-Time host to the Irish Open and home to two 18-hole championship courses, Killeen and Mahony’s point. Without a doubt, a world-class destination, a warm welcome awaits when you visit Killarney Golf & Fishing Club.
The golf course has spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rich subtropical vegetation of the area provides a colourful backdrop to the manicured fairways. Dr. Arthur Spring's subtle design presents a stern test of skill and shot making to golfers of all categories. However, all of the holes are eminently playable by higher handicap golfers.
With lush green fairways flanked by the Kenmare Bay and the Kerry mountains and set beside the ruins of Derryquin Castle.
The crowning achievement of a lifetime’s work by visionary course architects Eddie Hackett and Ron Kirby, there are few golfing experiences in Europe to rival The Ring of Kerry.
Located near Killarney in the golfer’s paradise of South-West Ireland, The Ring of Kerry ranks highly amongst the ‘must play’ courses in the American golfer’s bucket list, alongside Tralee and Waterville.
Its unique topography and construction form a hybrid course of heathland and parkland holes. The sand-based fairways and firm USGA Standard greens also introduce some links golf feel to the play.
Overlooking the spectacular scenery of Kenmare Bay, The Caha and Beara Mountains guide the view out along The Wild Atlantic Way towards the ocean from every green.
Situated on the rugged Atlantic coast of Ireland's south west, the links features towering dunes, undulating fairways, punishing rough and cliff top tees and greens.
Designed and built by Arnold Palmer, this stunning setting represents a true paradise for those willing to challenge what is widely acclaimed as one of the finest links courses in the world.
Waterville is rated among the top five courses in Ireland and in the top 20 links courses in the world.
The course embarked on a new chapter of its fabled history when noted international golf architect Tom Fazio was commissioned to update the memorable Eddie Hackett masterpiece. Waterville's Championship Links is just 1 mile from the village and regarded by many as the jewel in the crown. They have hosted many of the world's top-ranking golfers, such as Tiger Woods, David Duval, Mark O'Meara and the late Payne Stewart.