Ireland Golf Course Guide
Ireland is a wonderful place to play golf with over 400 golf courses on the island. Visitors normally arrive to sample Ireland's great links courses but an abundance of world class parkland golf is also available. The map below is divided into six regions. Place your cursor over the map to view a summary of each region and click in the map to view a list of that regions golf courses. Region maps are available from those pages containing clickable links to golf course information. Or view a larger version of the golf map with direct links to golf course information.
Southwestern Golf Region | Course Index
Undoubtedly the most popular golf destination with Ballybunion, Waterville and Old Head the main attractions. With the scenery of County Kerry and West Cork thrown in it is no wonder.
Western Golf Region | Course Index
Lahinch and Doonbeg are already well-known and the hidden-gems at Connemara, Enniscrone and Carne are sure to become equally famous. There are also many fine parkland courses.
Northern Golf Region | Course Index
The highest concentration of links golf courses in Ireland is on the north coast. The golfing delights of County Donegal are waiting to be discovered, just a short distance from the world famous Royal Portrush. Spectacular scenery and first class golf.
Eastern Golf Region | Course Index
Can any other capital city boast the number of quality golf courses within a small radius that Dublin can? From Royal County Down to the European the coast is dotted with great golf links, while inland there are many more superb golf courses.
Southeastern Golf Region | Course Index
Known as 'the sunny southeast' this region, little more than an hour from Dublin has some seriously underrated courses to go beside Mount Juliet. Carlow, Kilkenny and Mount Wolseley are all great golf courses and there are two fine links at Rosslare and Tramore.
Midland Golf Region | Course Index
Just about two hours from Dublin or Shannon airports, midland Ireland offers superb parkland golf at great value. Centred around the River Shannon and its lakes are several terrific golf courses both old and new.