The Emerald Isle has always been famous for the warmth of its welcome and is now just as feted for the excellence of its magnificent courses. It attracts a variety of golfers every year from around the globe - from former United States president Bill Clinton to the world's undisputed No. 1, Tiger Woods - and they never go away disappointed, having enjoyed the challenge of playing some of the world's most outstanding courses. Ireland's legendary links - Ballybunion, Royal County Down, Waterville, Portmarnock, Royal Portrush (the only Irish course to host the Open championship), the beautiful Ring of Kerry ans Killarney and the unique European Club - have been joined by a new breed of parkland course such as Druids Glen, Mount Juliet and the K Club, which hosted the 2005 Ryder Cup. Ireland's Golf Courses - The Complete Guide provides all the essential information on more than 400 courses. It includes a directory of clubs, with a description of each course, how to get there, facilities, catering, green fees and hotel accommodation, plus photographs and diagrams of Ireland's most interesting and challenging holes.
Ireland's Golf Courses - The Complete Guide is essential if you are golfing in Ireland.
Vic Robbie is the author of Scotland's Golf Courses: The Complete Guide and is editor and publisher of Golf & Travel magazine and the PGA Official Yearbook. He is a former sports sports editor of the Daily Mail, The Independent and Scotland on Sunday.