Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Ireland

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What we say

Some incredible holes and just a couple of weak holes, that actually still feel ‘right’. Will be interesting to see how new owner Donald Trump alters ‘Doonbeg’. 

Trump Ireland, formerly Doonbeg, is a natural links golf course built by Greg Norman. It is well worth a visit and the Great White Shark has done an incredible job on an extraordinary piece of twisted dune-land. However, he has received criticism from some quarters and some golfers have said it's the sort of golf course, like Marmite, you either love or hate; but given the fantastic conditioning of the golf course, the breathtaking vistas and the memorable layout, there would seem little to dislike...

It is a truly spectacular links course that delivers on every front. It begins with arguably the greatest opening hole of any. The tee stands on the side lawn of a lodge that was built from scratch but looks like it's been there for years. It's a par 5 that runs for the hills, with a green nestled in a natural amphitheatre of dunes. Every hole has a notable feature, whether it's the horseshoe green on the 2nd, the ravine on the 5th or the par-3 9th that hugs the beach. There's a bunker on the 11th that must be 12 feet deep and a trap on the 12th placed in the centre of the green. We've still not mentioned the par-3 14th signature hole and the brilliance of the 15th because the adventure just seems to go on and on.

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A luxury 5 star hotel and golf resort in County Clare, Ireland offering accommodations, an 18 hole golf course, a spa, and fine dining restaurants in Doonbeg. This luxury resort in Europe also offers wedding and event venues, as well as conference rooms and meeting facilities, vacation packages, and more.

Course Information

Course 72 par
Course Style -
Green Fees €175
Course Length 3,885 yards (3,552 metres)
Holes 18
Difficulty Hard 0-10
Course Membership -

Course Features

  • Course has: Bar
  • Course does not have: Buggy Hire
  • Course has: Driving Range
  • Course does not have: Practice Green
  • Course has: Pro Shop
  • Course has: Restaurant
  • Course has: Trolley Hire
  • Course has: Dress Code
  • Course has: Club Hire
  • Course has: Handicap

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