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“Golf as it was meant to be played.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ballyliffin Golf Club

Ballyliffin Golf Club
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Fredericton, Canada
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141 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Golf as it was meant to be played.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

My friends and I wanted to play it the Irish wind to test our abilities. Be careful what you wish for, we had 85 km/hr winds. I shot 23 strokes over my handicap and cheated every hole.

The scenery is amazing, we played both courses over two days.
what an experience

Visited September 2015
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Stockholm, Sweden
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52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Scenic to the point of distraction...and not crowded”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

If you could choose, would you rather wait around for 5 hours, watching other people take practice swings and putt in the distance ahead of you...OR would you perhaps prefer to enjoy the round of golf at the pace you are your golfing partner(s) choose, hitting your shots when you are ready and walking at your own pace?

The answer to the question, put this way, is a no-brainer to me and to many others, except that normally golf courses are like restaurants, the crowded ones are the ones that offer the best combination of quality and price.

If you sit reading up on this wondering if you should go to Ballyliffin or, say, Ballybunion on your next trip, it is also a no-brainer!

Ballyliffin is as good as the best in Ireland (I have played all the top 10 ranked ones...), as scenic as the best (Royal County Down, included) costs a lot less and best of all, is possible to play when you want to, not when they say you can!

What are you waiting for ?

Visited September 2015
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic golf, fantastic setting.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

We played the old course, and we were lucky with the weather! Unbelievable setting, great course, fantastic greens. A must play if staying nearby. Food was first class, made very welcome throughout.

Visited October 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Open to none Members ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Great value and very welcoming staff The food was very good and very reasonable priced
We are golfers but if your not don't be put off you will be made welcome

Visited September 2015
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West Hempstead, New York
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66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best golf and food in the area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

We were a party of 7. The food service and drinks were liked by all. A good sop along the way to Malin head.

Visited September 2015
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