Golf Ireland's most spectacular courses
Ireland’s credentials are sky-high when it comes to golf. Not only is it home to the world's most spectacular links and parkland courses, it has played host to some of the most prestigious golf events including the Ryder Cup and the British Open. With Shannon Airport located at the heart of Ireland's west coast, you will be spoiled for choice with Ireland's most stunning golf courses situated close by.
Distance to first tee from from Shannon Airport - 40 k.m.
Masterfully designed, magnificently maintained, and perfectly set within the glorious estate of one of Europe’s most spectacular manor house hotels, The Golf Course at Adare Manor is ready to take its place among the best championship courses in the world when it hosts the Ryder Cup in 2026
. Map directions are here
LAHINCH GOLF CLUB
, Co. Clare
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 55 k.m.
Described as the 'St. Andrew's of Ireland', Lahinch Golf course, located just 45 minutes drive from Shannon Airport, played host to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in July 2019. From the infant days back in 1892 up to its 125th anniversary, the Club has stood out on its own merits as a golfing institution like none other. Map directions are here
, Co. Clare
Distance to first tee from from Shannon Airport - 65 k.m.
Situated on over 400 acres of Ireland’s most spectacular links overlooking the majestic Atlantic Ocean, Trump Doonbeg has been named the Number 1 Resort in Europe by Conde Nast Traveler and a World’s Best by Travel + Leisure. Golf this spectacular Martin Hawtree-designed, 18-hole Championship golf links course within an hour's drive from Shannon Airport. Map directions are here
BALLYBUNION GOLF CLUB,
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 100 k.m.
Located on the north west coast of County Kerry, 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. Map directions are here
TRALEE GOLF CLUB,
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 120 k.m.
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, it is widely acclaimed as one of the finest links courses in the world. Map directions are here
HOGS HEAD GOLF CLUB, Co. Kerry
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 180 k.m.
Hogs Head golf course’s hard and fast links flow naturally with the visual tapestry of Waterville, Co. Kerry. Experience beautiful mountain vistas, majestic cliff holes overlooking the Ballinskelligs bay, and feel the Finglas River flow through this beautiful, challenging 18-hole course. Map directions are here.
DROMOLAND GOLF CLUB, Co. Clare
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 17 k.m.
Set in the stunning surrounds of Dromoland Castle, the championship Dromoland Golf Course presents a stern challenge to both professionals and amateurs. Take in the majesty of the 15th Century Castle as you enter the estate, winding up through the golf course and surrounding lakes. Map directions are here.
SHANNON GOLF CLUB, Co. Clare
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 0.5 k.m.
Established in 1966, Shannon’s Golf course has been tested by golfers from all over the world – members, European professionals and a host of US stars. Shannon, located within steps of the Arrivals Hall, has hosted both Irish and European amateur championships and the Men’s Amateur Irish Close Championship. Map directions are here.
K CLUB, Co. Kildare
Distance to the first tee from Shannon Airport - 200 k.m.
Don’t miss your chance to play the home of the 2006 Ryder Cup, 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, and 13 European Opens. The parkland Ryder Cup Course is dramatic and challenging with a layout that will take your breath away. Map directions are here.