Find some time for reflection on an inviting fairway or let all your worries slip away on a challenging green. Whichever part of Dublin you’re staying in or visiting, there’s sanctuary to be found within the buzzing city limits at a Dublin golf course.
"Beech Park sets a wonderful rhythm. A quiet start builds to an impressive crescendo, you could not ask for more," writes golf writer Kevin Markham in his book, Hooked. Designed by the renowned Eddie Hackett it includes its own Amen Corner to test the best.
It is easy to appreciate why Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links has emerged as one of Ireland’s premier places to stay and play links golf all year round. The Links Portmarnock is a championship links course designed by Bernhard Langer. It opened for play in 1995 and has hosted many top-class amateur and professional events, including the 2008 and 2009 Ladies Irish Open.
This challenging parkland layout has hosted many tournaments, including The Irish PGA Championship, Irish Senior's Open and the Ladies Irish Open. Generous fairways, large USGA greens with good bunkering and the use of water hazards make the course enjoyable for golfers of all levels.