Ever since it was announced that Royal Portrush Golf Club would host The Open in 2019 the excitement has been growing here to make arguably the most anticipated and probably the first ever sell out Open. Royal Portrush which previously hosted The Open in 1951 is one of Ireland’s most historic and highest ranked courses. Other top ranked courses from Royal County Down to Old Head mean that Top 100 World list’s feature as many as ten courses in Ireland, an amazing number for such a small island.
Ireland has in total over 400 golf courses and one third of all the true seaside links courses in the world are located here. In addition to famous courses such as Ballybunion, Lahinch and Portmarnock to name but a few there are many hidden gems from Carne to Rosapenna that visiting golfers like to explore. There are also many world class parkland courses such as Mount Juliet, a World Golf Championship venue to The K Club which hosted the 2006 Ryder Cup. These and the many other courses featured on Golf Vacations Ireland trips are described in more detail here.
A visit to Ireland is about much more than just the golf. Visitors will experience incredible scenery, historic and cultural attractions, wonderful cuisine and the legendary hospitality Ireland is famous for. Any trip planned by Golf Vacations Ireland will ensure you get to experience all this too.