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Ballybunion Golf Club

Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
+353 68 27146
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We live near Torrey Pines so we had to stop in the pro shop. Bought some souvenirs and borrowed a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Diego, California
via mobile
One golf course you must play

From the opening tee shot with a cemetery in your line of site, you are in for a treat playing this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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Breathtaking views and natural design make this one of the few "timeless" courses found throughout the world.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“links course” (22 reviews)
Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
+353 68 27146
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live near Torrey Pines so we had to stop in the pro shop. Bought some souvenirs and borrowed a putt to enjoy the practice green, where we met Michael! I would call Michael the course "Ambassador". He took a shine to us and took...More

Thank vsbrinkman
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the opening tee shot with a cemetery in your line of site, you are in for a treat playing this links golf course. It is both dramatic and subtle at the same time. The 11th hole is favored by Tom Watson for its difficulty,...More

Thank parkerw2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved Ballybunion! From the opening tee shot with a graveyard on your right to the final tee with the ocean rolling to your back, Ballybunion is a great, and at times quirky, ride from start to finish that you'll want to enjoy over...More

1  Thank Billy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband'a dream to play here since he was 8, best birthday gift to play at your lovely course and the view was a memory for a lifetime

1  Thank Pilomiami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of us needed a buggy and the Old Course cant take buggies (even with a caddy driving) so we played the Cashen Course - a great course with wonderful views. No hesitation in recommending plus all the staff were v friendly!

Thank evelyninhouston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 16 guys on our 7 day 6 course southern Ireland golf trip. Half felt this was the best course of the trip and the others felt this was in the top 2 or 3. Nice Practice area. Better than most in Ireland. Very...More

Thank jimmyfgolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must play course when in Ireland. Great holes and beautiful vistas. Always meet great people playing here, too!

Thank skennedy631
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've played The Old Course at Ballybunion many times, but it has been a few years since I was last there. The place is even better now than before. First, the people were so helpful. Suzanne in particular was so helpful in making the reservation,...More

3  Thank MGD007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only played one round at Ballybunion and I loved it. beautiful golf course and facilities... knowledgeable caddies ... challenging in so many different ways. I was pretty sure that Old Head had supplanted Trump Scotland as the most beautiful course I've ever played but now...More

1  Thank paul b
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was my first real golf trip to Ireland and I made the best of it by playing 10 rounds on 9 of the best courses in the south of Ireland over 9 days. And while a number of them were exceptional to very good,...More

2  Thank Jay M
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Response from Culilinguist | Reviewed this property |
Indeed I would suggest you do. They will make your round so much more enjoyable. They have senior snd juniors. Have fun and beware the graveyard next to the tee of hole 1... If time permits also book a round at Traley... More
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13 June 2016|
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Response from OliveMcC | Reviewed this property |
Base rate was 45Euros for one bag and 80 for two. We paid the base of 80 and the recommendation of the caddy master we paid the caddy an extra 10 Euros as a tip. We would have paid him a bigger tip but he was just all... More