Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Laddies!
As we welcome in everyone’s favorite day to dress all in green and drink green-colored beverages, we at GolfNow would like to stop and celebrate the beautiful, tradition-rich, European island of Ireland.
Since most of us may not be able to be there in person, grab your proverbial sticks, lads and lasses, because we’re taking you on a virtual golf trip in photos of some of GolfNow’s best courses at the end of the rainbow in “The Old Country!”
We start our St. Patty’s Day golf adventure in rural Eastern Ireland…
Beaverstown Golf Club – Town of Donabate: Beaverstown Golf Club sits along the shores of Rogerstown Estuary, enjoying a verdant landscape sprinkled with six lakes and 36 acres of mature apple trees.
Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort – Town of Trim: Knightsbrook’s golf club is marked by demanding water features, wide sprawling fairways and a rolling countryside for which Ireland is so well known.
Now, let’s hop a train to Northern Ireland…
Portsalon Golf Links – Township of Portsalon: This gem of Irish golf offers a lasting memory for every golfer of a truly outstanding golf links.
Narin and Portnoo Golf Club – Portnoo: Situated in a beautiful seaside resort in southwest Donegal, Narin and Portnoo GC is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18-hole links courses in Ireland.
Your legs may be a bit tired and your back a bit sore, but let’s continue and conclude in the western region…
Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club – Newmarket-on-Fergus
Visitors to the course have described it eloquently as “the Augusta of Ireland.”
Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort – Limerick: The last major golf course designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, Senior, this majestic design has gained international acclaim as one of his finest creations.
Tralee Golf Club – Ardfert Village: “I may have designed the first nine, but surely God designed the back nine.” It comes as no surprise to learn that, due to the majestic beauty of this setting, Palmer choose it to be his first and, arguably, his finest golf course in Europe.
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