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Doonbeg Golf Club

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Doonbeg, Ireland
011 353 65 9055600
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Great experience, wonderful course!

My son and I played Doonbeg and were wonderfully surprised. The staff, all the way from a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terrence M
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Atlanta, Georgia
Great gem on the Wild Atlantic Way...

Newer resort with authentic feel; including spa, golf (driving range and shop too), 2 restaurants... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle M
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“links course”(10 reviews)
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Doonbeg, Ireland
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011 353 65 9055600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I played Doonbeg and were wonderfully surprised. The staff, all the way from a maintenance person who we saw on the way in, to the pro, to the wait staff were incredibly service oriented and seemed genuinely glad to be of assistance....More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Terrence M, Thank you for taking the time to review Trump Doonbeg after you recent visit. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our course as well as your interactions with our team. When you are planning your next trip to Ireland please do...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Newer resort with authentic feel; including spa, golf (driving range and shop too), 2 restaurants, lounge/bar and beach access. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. You must golf here, it is a true links course... challenging but amazing! The village of Doonbeg was a nice...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Michelle M, Thank you for taking the time to review Trump Doonbeg after your recent visit. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team here in Doonbeg. Glad...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Played and enjoyed! Reminded me of other links I’ve played. Usually on the older courses there’s a nasty suprize or two lurking but here I felt what I saw was exactly how it played. Nice yes but I played this course when there was not...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear EileenBM, Thank you for taking the time to review Trump Doonbeg after your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed the course and I will be happy to share your kind comments with the ladies & gents of Doonbeg. During the recent re-design of...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

A great Golf Course and for the Low handicapper , the back tees are a beast, especially when you turn back into the wind. The welcome you receive and hospitality is second to none., and you will return again & again. The food and service...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear PatM, Thank you for taking the time to review Trump Doonebg after you recent visit. Delighted to hear you enjoyed our West Clare hospitality! I will be happy to share your comments with the team here in Doonbeg. (Our Head Chef will be delighted...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We had a well traveled group of 12 golf course connoisseurs traveling Ireland for 10 days. We were very hesitant to add the newer Doonbeg GC to our list of golf courses which was breaking our normal rule of playing ONLY old classic seaside links/tracks....More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear BestGolfDeal, Thank you for your review following your visit to Trump Doonbeg. I regret that you did not enjoy your day on the links. It is a shame that you did not enjoy the routing, which was originally conceived by Greg Norman, and during...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

In case u could not tell, this course is the gaudiest and with so pro American feel of the present club. this place is not worth it, Trump owns it and dominated its design and therefore course does not compare to Waterville or Ballibunion or...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Walter P, Thank you for taking the time to review Trump Doonbeg, even though it appears form your review that you have never had the opportunity to play our course or enjoy our hospitality. Our team here in Doonbeg take great pride in delivering...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Doonbeg is a solid track. Reasonably challenging links golf. Course is in excellent condition and service is excellent. Decent ocean views. Although there are several better courses in Ireland, including Old Head, Trailee, Waterville, Ballybunion, and Lahinch, Doonbeg is certainly in the next tier. I...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Trump Doonbeg after your visit in 2017. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the golf course condition, along with our service levels and the great views that are on offer from our property. I am sorry...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We ate dinner here on our second night. My husband is a golf fanatic, so this famous links-course was a priority for him! He enjoyed a wonderful round of golf and I joined him later for dinner. This is what I would call 'fine-dining', delighted...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Sonyammsonyamsonyam, Thank you for your wonderful review of Trump Doonbeg. We are glad you and you husband enjoyed your stay with us as well as your interactions with the ladies & gents of Trump Doonbeg. I will be happy to make sure all of...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

A very beautifully laid out golf course just next to the sea/beach. Each hole is fun/challenging with strategically placed bunkers or hazards. Many different tees to choose from making it suitable for a wide range of players. An advice is to not overestimate your skills...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Krister Z, Thank you for your recent review of Trump Doonbeg. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our golf course as well as your interactions with the ladies & gents of Trump Doonbeg. I will be sure to share your feedback with our...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This was a heck of a day of golf! Wind all day, and 15 holes of rain, and about 10 lost golf balls, priceless!! The course is laid out along the ocean, and the views are fantastic. Some of the bunkers were so much fun...More

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KevinKenny1, Golf Manager at Doonbeg Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Steve S, Thank you for your great review of Trump Doonbeg. I am glad to hear you had a great time, despite the elements being against you! Worry not about loosing 10 balls, you are certainly not the first! When the wind blows it...More

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eml821977
21 May 2017|
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Response from kigo58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you could! As you may or may not know, golf carts are not permitted. ...Only for the handicapped. The caddies are wonderful! The restaurant is very good! A must!
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skipandkay
19 March 2017|
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Response from rkk947 | Reviewed this property |
Walking course. Easy to walk. Caddies are reasonable price but not required. Rental clubs were top of the line. Balls not included. Need plenty. Rough are rough!
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