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Ballybunion Golf Club

Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
+353 68 27146
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BALLYBUNION OLD COURSE, GOLFING GRAIL GOLD!

We had a well traveled group of 12 golf course connoisseurs traveling Ireland for 10 days. Our day... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
BestGolfDeal
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Royal Oak, Michigan
played the Cashen

Had another go at the cashin having failed miserably on a previous attempt and went away with a bad... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
donal1107
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Dublin
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Breathtaking views and natural design make this one of the few "timeless" courses found throughout the world.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“links course” (23 reviews)
“pro shop” (18 reviews)
“bucket list” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
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+353 68 27146
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had a well traveled group of 12 golf course connoisseurs traveling Ireland for 10 days. Our day at Ballybunion Old ranked in EVERYONE'S Top 10 courses that we have ever stepped foot on. We had a forecaddie in each group but we all carried...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had another go at the cashin having failed miserably on a previous attempt and went away with a bad taste.Got a most beautiful day and enjoyed every inch of this wonderful course. Its a tough walk as every hole is blessed to be mixed among...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was a great 5 hour walk. Although we hit rain on the back side, this is a spectacular course, tough, but fair

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

My trip to Ballybunion Old Course exceeded my expectations. The golf course was everything I expected and more. And yes, there was rain, fierce winds, and some sunshine! The course was in very good condition, knowing the number of rounds played there. The golf staff...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were a group of 4 who played Ballybunnion in howling winds and rain (with some sun) last week at the start of a 10-day Ireland golf trip. It was an epic day for golfing and although it was a test of golf the course...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Played the course on a recent trip and it is a must play for golfers visiting South west Ireland. A challenging course set amongst the dunes along the Atlantic coast. A great variety of holes with different challenges.

Thank Lawrence S
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This was our first stop on our seven course golf trip. The course was a typical links course with fair fairways and well set up. Caddies are very helpful. Greens were a little slow but had just been replaced a year ago. Beautiful Oceanside holes....More

1  Thank Danny L
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Amazing!! This course was absolutely beautiful. It was very challenging for me but I loved every minute of it. Would definitely play again. We did not have a Caddy but think it would be fun to do that someday.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect! Very nice course with beautiful sea view. Club house with everything you need, good restaurant with tasty food.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Golfer's Nirvana! Absolutely beautiful! The course is very challenging, but playable if you can stay in the fairway. The rough will eat you alive. I strongly recommend a banger and egg sandwich at the snack shack. Very nice! The clubhouse is beautiful and very well...More

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Abdiver15
22 December 2017|
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Response from Billy S | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't miss Ballybunion, Tralee, Lahinch, or Waterville. All of them are absolutely top notch golf experiences.
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27 June 2016|
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Response from Culilinguist | Reviewed this property |
Indeed I would suggest you do. They will make your round so much more enjoyable. They have senior snd juniors. Have fun and beware the graveyard next to the tee of hole 1... If time permits also book a round at Traley... More
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13 June 2016|
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Response from OliveMcC | Reviewed this property |
Base rate was 45Euros for one bag and 80 for two. We paid the base of 80 and the recommendation of the caddy master we paid the caddy an extra 10 Euros as a tip. We would have paid him a bigger tip but he was just all... More
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