Shannon, County Clare
Par/length: 72/6,950 yards
TEL: 00353 657 081 003
GREEN FEE: £150
DESIGNER: Old Tom Morris (1892)
DESCRIPTION: “The first 10 holes at Lahinch are some of the coollest links holes I’ve ever played,” said Stewart Cink, who practised here in 2009 before winning The Open at Turnberry. Martin Hawtree oversaw a recent renovation, but Lahinch is a step back in golfing time.