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Golfer's Guide Ireland: Over 130 Courses and Facilities

Golfer's Guide Ireland: Over 130 Courses and Facilities

by Philip Reid
     
 
Nobody can claim to have discovered golf's true mystique until they have visited Ireland, which boasts some of the finest golf courses in the world - from the spectacular, sea-sprayed Old Head of Kinsale in the south to the majestic Royal County Down in the north. This book selects the best of these courses, both links and parkland, and is an invaluable reference for

Overview

Nobody can claim to have discovered golf's true mystique until they have visited Ireland, which boasts some of the finest golf courses in the world - from the spectacular, sea-sprayed Old Head of Kinsale in the south to the majestic Royal County Down in the north. This book selects the best of these courses, both links and parkland, and is an invaluable reference for anyone keen to savor the unparalleled delights of the Irish golfing experience.
Inside you will find: practical information and course descriptions for over 130 golf courses; caters for all levels of player; includes 110 photographs, 8 area maps and 18 course plans - all in full color; packed with practical golfing and travel information; regional directories on where to stay, eat, and visit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859746691
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Series:
Globetrotter Golfers Guide
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.44(d)

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GT Golfer's Guide Ireland

Contents

HOW TO USE THIS BOOK 5

INTRODUCTION 6

Dublin County & the North-East 20
Forrest Little, Malahide, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock, Howth, St Anne's,
Castle, Royal Dublin, Grange, Old Conna, Woodbrook, South County,
City West, Hermitage, Luttrellstown Castle, Skerries, St Margaret's, Ashbourne,
Royal Tara, Ardee, Nuremore, Laytown and Bettystown, Dundalk, Seapoint,
County Louth, Beaverstown, The Island

Wicklow & the South-East 48
Powerscourt (No. 1), Delgany, Charlesland, Druids Glen (No. 1), Blainroe, Wicklow, Arklow,
Woodenbridge, The European, Seafield, Courtown, Coollattin, Rosslare, St Helen's Bay

The South Coast & Cork City 66
Waterford Castle, Waterford, Faithlegg, Tramore, Gold Coast (Clonlea Strand), Dungarvan, Fota Island, Cork (Little Island), Monkstown, Douglas, Muskerry, Lee Valley, Mallow, The Old Head

Kerry & the South-West 82
Bantry Bay, Ring of Kerry, Dooks, Waterville, Ceann Sibeal, Beaufort,
Killarney (Mahony's Point), Killarney (Killeen), Tralee, Ballybunion (Cashen),
Newcastle West, Adare Manor, Ballybunion (Old), Limerick County,
Limerick, Castletroy, Shannon

The West of Ireland 102
Doonbeg, Lahinch (Old Course), Ennis, Woodstock, Dromoland Castle, Bearna, Galway Bay, Oughterard, Connemara, Westport, Claremorris, Castlebar, Carne (Belmullet), Enniscrone

The Midlands 120
Carton House (The O'Meara Course), The K Club (No. 1), Tulfarris, Rathsallagh,
Kilkea Castle, Mount Wolseley, Carlow, Abbeyleix, Mount Juliet, Highfield, Nenagh,
Tullamore, Esker Hills, Glasson, Mullingar, Headfort (NewCourse)

The North-West & Causeway Coast 140
Slieve Russell, Strandhill, Castle Hume, County Sligo, Bundoran, Donegal (Murvagh),
Narin and Portnoo, Rosapenna (Old), Portsalon, Ballyliffin (Old), Ballyliffin
f1(Glashedy),
Roe Park, Castlerock, Portstewart (Strand Course), Royal Portrush (Valley Course),
Royal Portrush (Dunluce Course), Ballycastle

Belfast & The Mournes 160
Carrickfergus, Hilton Templepatrick, Royal Belfast, Bangor, Malone,
Belvoir Park, Portadown, Clandeboye, Lisburn, County Armagh, Ardglass,
Scrabo, Kilkeel, Warrenpoint, Royal County Down, Banbridge

INDEX 175

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 176

Meet the Author

Philip Reid is one of the leading sports writers in Ireland and a member of the Association of Golf Writers since 1993.

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