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Old Head Golf Links

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Address: Kinsale, Ireland
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+353 21 477 8444

Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.

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Wonderful golfing experience.

A must for any serious golfer....the town of Kinsale is an absolute gem. The serenity of this of course and the views are mind blowing.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cedric G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must for any serious golfer....the town of Kinsale is an absolute gem. The serenity of this of course and the views are mind blowing.

Thank Cedric G
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was lucky enough to play consecutive days, I am a high handicap golfer so the second day was a huge improvements or me. Micky the caddie was great, bar service also great. Just an amazing experience hitting balls out into the ocean & trusting the wind.

Thank eddiefitzinoz
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Head has the reputation of being a very tough course. It is also one of the most beautiful in the world it being situated on a peninsula out into the Atlantic. We played on a Sunday full sunshine and not a breath of wind. This is apparently very rare. A word of advice for first timers to the... More 

Thank 420Jack
London, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The golf course is amazing, the best I've played all over the world. If a god built a golf course, this would have been it. Staff, golf, food, accommodation all just fantastic. Can't wait to go back. Thank you :)

Thank Matthew O
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98 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely a must stop off point if in Kinsale. The golf course is beautiful and has lovely walks around the lighthouse. The club serves great food with vast views.

Thank Nadia C
Cork, Ireland
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Playing golf at Old Head Golf Links will possibly expose you to the best set of golf course scenic views to be found anywhere in the World. Also, in the context of Irish service standards. There is a high standard of customer service with a twist of the Irish personality, which is entertaining and light hearted fun. Along with a... More 

Thank ConciergeGolfIreland
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 4 th time staying at this establishment and once again we came away this time with that was amazing. Staff so attentive , for example we came through the gates and had to give out name to the person on the gate. We arrived in the car park 3 minutes later and there was Kevin welcoming us... More 

1 Thank Jonathan S
Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Truly one of the top 5 most scenic courses in the world. Incredible views on every single hole. Somewhat of an amusement park course, as some holes are just plain ridiculous with the wind even if you're a scratch golfer. Good luck out there, but you will enjoy every second of it. The course and lighthouse is gated off only... More 

1 Thank J R
Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great lunch menu, enjoyed the golff on a windy day particularly hole #12. A must play when in Ireland.

1 Thank patrickkT7834RY
Lawrenceburg, IN
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188 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

First of all, I understand that Ireland is big on golf. While I personally would rather eat the bottom of my shoe than play golf, I get it that some people live for the game. Well, for those who don't know, just off the Old Head of Kinsale is the location where, in 1915, the British liner LUSITANIA was torpedoed.... More 

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