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Awesome Links Course

If you like links style golf courses then this is the course you have to play. The course is quite... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2014
Alberta, Canada
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Perfect for that first round of golf after the flight

If you are coming to Dublin on a golf trip and want to hit a course straight away, I'd highly... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2014
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A very warm welcome to one of Ireland's finest golf links. We have history and wonderful golfing tradition here - but better than that, we have a fabulous golfing challenge over a magnificent links course. And when the golf is done, our clubhouse...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Dollymount, coast road to Howth | North Bull Island Nature Reserve, Dollymount, Dublin D03 X6P6, Ireland
+353 1 833 6346
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Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Played the course recently. The course is tough, the rough is unforgiving and the greens are the worst I have ever come across. Poor value .More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank HUGHIE31
RoyalDublin G, General Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

I would like to apologise to you for the fact that our greens were not up to our normal standard during your recent visit. As part of our Links Management Program we treated our greens to boost the natural fescue grass . This no doubt...More

Reviewed 15 June 2014

If you like links style golf courses then this is the course you have to play. The course is quite challenging with tight fairways, plenty of sand and very difficult undulating greens. Scenery is spectacular with this course built on Bull Island. Then there is...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank RealW0rldTraveller
Reviewed 18 May 2014

If you are coming to Dublin on a golf trip and want to hit a course straight away, I'd highly recommend Royal Dublin Golf Club. While not a "true" links course, it is surrounded by water, has wide fairways and a rich history. In other...More

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank ontheroadagn7
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We have been visiting Ireland for several years and we finally played Royal Dublin this year in September 2013. Loved the course. We were able to get an 8 am tee time for 65Euro and it was a lovely start to the day. It had...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank KP2828
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Not as tough a track as its better know cousin Portmarnock, but this Harry S. Colt design will give you a workout; especially if the wind blows. This is a flat and easy walking course, but the greens are tricky and the bunkering is exceptional....More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Sultan1950
Reviewed 25 October 2012

It's been a while since I played here, but Royal Dublin should be on everyone's list to play in the Dublin area. Course is very challenging. It's a very convenient location to the city and it has a nice clubhouse for food before or after...More

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank jg112
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Played on 27 September. Other than the greens being aerated, course was in great shape. A gentle warmup to Irish links.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank LanderStoddard
Reviewed 21 September 2012

This course founded in1885, if my memory is correct, is very flat quite short and a little uninteresting and on first glance seems to provide little challenge but don't be fooled. Accuracy off the tee not length is of a premium and fairways must be...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This is one of the best links golf courses within a stones throw of Dublin city centre. Bar,dining and pro shop facilities are first class. If you want to treat yourself,dont wait any longer.

Thank bkcdublin
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Royal Dublin The peace and quiet with the traffic noise faraway! A great place for a round of golf so close to the city1

Date of experience: July 2012
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Donna P
18 March 2017|
Response from RoyalDublin G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We are very close to Dublin Airport about 30-45 minutes away depending on traffic. The easiest transport would be by taxi. There are taxi ranks directly outside the doors of both terminals. We do rent... More
14 July 2016|
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Response from RoyalDublin G | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry the delay in a reply. I've just taken over this account. Unfortunately, we don't offer that service at The Royal Dublin Golf Club.