While many visitors to Northwest Ireland will have heard of such courses as Ballyliffin Golf Club following the very successful 2018 DDF Irish Open & Lough Erne Resort. There have been a slight change in the most sought after courses with Narin & Portnoo & Rosapenna, St Patrick’s Links now at the very top of every list.
The new St Patrick’s Links, designed by Tom Doak of Renaissance Golf Design, has fashioned 18 unforgettable holes over sprawling links land that is destined to become a modern great. It sits on the most magnificent piece of links land – huge scale, west coast of Ireland scenery, with enough variety in dimension to present a real diversity of golf holes. Take the opportunity to play Rosapenna, St Patrick’s Links & play the ranked #55 in the GOLF Magazine Top 100.
Set on a breathtaking strip of land on the Donegal coast in the north-west of the country. World-renowned design team of Gil Hanse and Jim Wagner have lovingly re-established Narin & Portnoo as one of Ireland’s must-play links.
You also must include Portsalon Golf Club and also Donegal (Murvagh) GC which draws comparisons to Muirfield for its distinctive layout that runs in two large loops. For planning purposes, include Portsalon Golf Club or Cruit Island along with excursions to Glenvaegh National Park, Sliabh Liag (Slieve League), & Malin Head to relax after an unforgettable day on the links.