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Old Head Golf Links

Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 8444
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Spectacular

The most spectacular views of any golf course we have ever played. It is hard to concentrate on... read more

Reviewed today
Lovestotravel5272
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King, North Carolina
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Disappointed

I went to Old Head 29 years ago before the Golf Links existed, and I was excited to return to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
garzadsaro
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San Juan, Texas
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Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pebble beach” (37 reviews)
“bucket list” (24 reviews)
“pro shop” (22 reviews)
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Kinsale, Ireland
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+353 21 477 8444
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"views are breathtaking"
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Reviewed today via mobile

The most spectacular views of any golf course we have ever played. It is hard to concentrate on golf due to the unbelievable scenery. We were fortunate enough to have a clear and dry day and an incredible caddie by the name of Joseph. It...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to Old Head 29 years ago before the Golf Links existed, and I was excited to return to the place. We made reservations for lunch. I didnt like the table we got and the waitress refused to move us because all the other...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If god were a golf course architect this would be the tract of land that would be chosen to build a golf course. It almost appears that it was designed for a fabulous golf course and that it is. My wife and I were traveling...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be in Kinsale in June with my nephew, an avid golf player. He was very excited to visit this course, have lunch, visit the golf course and possibly back a round for the coming weeks. We arrived at the gate...More

1  Thank Pauline M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our foursome has played most of all of the highest rated courses in the US, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland and, to a man, rated Old Head the best course we have ever played. Better than Bandon Dunes, Royal County Down, Pebble Beach, Whistling Straits,...More

2  Thank Terfra1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Old Head. I did not golf but I walked the course. My friends were a foursome. Loving every hole. The caddy’s were very good and friendly which made our two rounds most enjoyable. The restaurant and bar should not...More

1  Thank Fennels
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Joined my husband for lunch before his tee time. It was awesome! The views are one in a million and the service was spectacular. I had a mocha to drink and a club sandwich for lunch. Yum!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Head Golf Links is one of my favorite golfing venues. I have played it several times and I am always impressed with the views and course conditions. It is a stunning location and is a golf course that I highly recommend. Nearby is Kinsale...More

1  Thank James R
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

After playing some of the best golf courses in Ireland, I asked my buddies to rank the courses we played. Our list was Royal County Down, Old Head, Killarney Killeen, Tralee, Waterville, Ballybunion and Lahinch. All outstanding tracks. Keep in mind that we played 8...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This golf course is one tha I will not Forget. Stunning sea surrounds the beautiful course. The caddie did say the weather was BEAUTIFUL that day!! Price could be somewhat costly but I ENJOYED IT 110%...GO n PLAY!! I really wanted to add pics but...More

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glinsail
21 July 2018|
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Response from Hayley C | Reviewed this property |
I think asking the hotel is a good idea. We downloaded the app “mytaxi” in Dublin and used it to get around. Not sure if it would work in Cork (we had a driver for several of the cities so I didn’t look to see if mytaxi was... More
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ross L
22 April 2018|
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Response from Nicholas D | Reviewed this property |
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gc0rriga
17 July 2017|
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Response from Billy S | Reviewed this property |
Most courses as scenic as Old Head will accommodate a request to just ride a buggy along with a golfer. I've seen fees range from €20 - €50.
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