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Waterville Golf Links

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Address: Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
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Unique and GREAT

Different than some of the other courses in Ireland in my opinion. In a good way, you'll love it with awesome views around. They also are a little bit more relaxed on getting golf... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Dallas, Texas

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Different than some of the other courses in Ireland in my opinion. In a good way, you'll love it with awesome views around. They also are a little bit more relaxed on getting golf carts here, which can be nice after all the walking you'll do playing some of the other courses.

Thank J R
Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have played golf in the USA,England ,Scotland,Wales mainland Europe and the Far East however I do love Waterville , i have also been very lucky and have played it with the best of weather ,rather bleak place when it rains,its a must for those who want to play a true Irish gem, wonderful staff and always a friendly welcome... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had the great pleasure to play a round here in splendid sunshine in mid February. This is a world class classic links golf course and be ready for a tough challenge. Conditions where quite benign when I played but the wind did get up towards the end making for a difficult finish. The scenery and views from all parts of... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

They have huge dunes and great views. It was an awesome "Irish golf" experience. The round takes a while but it's worth it. The course is awesome and beautiful and feels like you get lost in the field. Highly recommend. And the town is adorable with lots of restaurants. Yes they have a driving range. Caddies are not completely necessary... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is truly a magnificent course. Not easy, but very fair if you can keep it on the fairway- punishing if you can`t. The greens are superb and a credit to the staff. Lovely location with some wonderful views. Clubhouse was great and the staff very helpful. I would definitely like to play here again.

Thank Julian C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We played this course on a day when the fog had rolled in to stay, it was so thick and kept us wet all day but we were prepared for it! This is an amazing course, be ready for the wind. It will move your ball, I promise!! You will still love this experience.

Thank NCtravelerswithPup
Briantree, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I really enjoyed Waterville Golf Links. The course is well thought out and you don't need a caddie to find your way around. The greens were in good shape, the fairways were a bit on the rugged side but certainly playable. They even have golf carts, a welcome sight after 8 days of walking! The folks here are very friendly... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first experience of golfing a true links course. The golf course and the surroundings of this golf course was indescribable. Will be back!!

Thank Linda J
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

It's not clear why this course is so highly ranked and rated. Most of the course sits in a low lying area to the interior of the actual linksland (rolling dunes) so there are very few water views. The fairways do not drain well so they are sodden and show the wear of many rounds of play. At least the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

As a 14 HC, I am not a great golfer, but I do appreciate a good course. This course, I feel, deserves its lofty ranking, as while I felt it was not an easy course, it was fair. Additionally, it held no gimmicks, but was just a very well laid out plat of land that I believe many golfers would... More 

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