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North West Golf Club

Lisfannon, Buncrana bt48 7hh, Ireland
+353 93 61715
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A Do Over

Ive passed this course many times on my way to Ballyliffen GC but was pleasantly surprised today... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
tomapar
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Inishcrone, Ireland
Links Golf at its best

If you want to experience Irish links golf, North West Golf Club is the place to play. Tough... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
WontonJuan
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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Established in 1891, The Northwest Golf Club has often been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft, the 'St Andrews if of Ireland' as it draws its links comparisons with that of the famous Scottish links. A founder member of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the course lies between the picturesque Moldy Mountains and the Sea. The surrounding scenery is magnificent. The Club boasts a modern, comfortable Clubhouse with catering, bar and locker room facilities. It has been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft, the St. Andrews of Ireland. There is much in common between St. Andrews and ‘Lisfannon’, such as concealed runs and bumps approaching the Greens that look easy enough to run onto. Difficulties too, do not always catch the eye from the tee so it is very much a case of careful shot selection and keeping the driver firmly in the bag. The holes are very varied with many sandy knocks and pleasant undulations but the general tendency is flattish. It provides pleasant Winter Golf
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27 Jun 2017
“A Do Over”
16 Sep 2016
“Links Golf at its best”
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Lisfannon, Buncrana bt48 7hh, Ireland
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Ive passed this course many times on my way to Ballyliffen GC but was pleasantly surprised today. The course is in wonderful condition and really a challenge. Greens roll true and fairways are well looked after. For a fifth of the price at Ballyliffen, Northwest...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2016

If you want to experience Irish links golf, North West Golf Club is the place to play. Tough, demanding course, with a constant concern for wind. We encountered what seemed like 35 mph cross winds and despite losing a few balls, still enjoyed our experience.

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Decent if unremarkable links course just outside Buncrana in Co Donegal. Played it a few times recently and the rough is beyond a joke. Unless you know the course very well you are unlikely to find a ball hit into the rough - it's far...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

My wife and I played this course on a visit to Buncrana and it is a great links especially on a sunny day the views are outstanding and the course itself is a very well maintained one. I cannot wait for our return visit as...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2016

Just played here the first nine holes. A couple of holes are next to a bust road so you can't have any slices of hooks when playing here. But next to these challenges, it is a nice golfcourse.

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

North West aka Lisfannon golf links is often by-passed by golfers on their way to the better-publicised links at Ballyliffen (also terrific). They don't know what they're missing. The links, on the shores of Lough Swilly, is always in excellent condition. It's flat, less narrow...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2014

On our recent visit we were advised by a local to try the course out. On arrival we were given a polite and informative welcome. The course was a nice challenge with lots of hidden dangers. The first few holes were played with a tail...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2013

North West GC is a great link's course tucked away in the seaside town of Buncrana. I'm sure most golfers would pass right by on there way to the handful of the more famous course's in the area, but that's they're mistake. This course is...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2013

This was the 2nd course our society played on the Inishowen peninsula for our now annual visit to Donegal. Being our last trip for the year, we always seek out good courses that offer value for money. North West definitely fitted the bill. Built on...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

If your in Donegal make sure to play North West. At €25 it is excellent value. In really good condition - great greens, fairways fast and sandy showing typical links characteristics after dry spell. Though less dunes than many more famous local courses it still...More

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