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Great golf course very friendly staff. And nice links course not to hard. We got lucky the weather... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Paschal M
County Galway, Ireland
A Do Over

Ive passed this course many times on my way to Ballyliffen GC but was pleasantly surprised today... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Inishcrone, Ireland
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28 Jul 2018
27 Jun 2017
“A Do Over”
Established in 1891, The Northwest Golf Club has often been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft, the 'St Andrews if of Ireland' as it draws its links comparisons with that of the famous Scottish links. A founder member of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the...more
Lisfannon, Buncrana bt48 7hh, Ireland
+353 93 61715
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great golf course very friendly staff. And nice links course not to hard. We got lucky the weather was good .

Thank Paschal M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Ive passed this course many times on my way to Ballyliffen GC but was pleasantly surprised today. The course is in wonderful condition and really a challenge. Greens roll true and fairways are well looked after. For a fifth of the price at Ballyliffen, Northwest...More

Thank tomapar
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you want to experience Irish links golf, North West Golf Club is the place to play. Tough, demanding course, with a constant concern for wind. We encountered what seemed like 35 mph cross winds and despite losing a few balls, still enjoyed our experience.

Thank WontonJuan
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Decent if unremarkable links course just outside Buncrana in Co Donegal. Played it a few times recently and the rough is beyond a joke. Unless you know the course very well you are unlikely to find a ball hit into the rough - it's far...More

Thank CarringtonWealth
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I played this course on a visit to Buncrana and it is a great links especially on a sunny day the views are outstanding and the course itself is a very well maintained one. I cannot wait for our return visit as...More

1  Thank Worldwideireland
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Just played here the first nine holes. A couple of holes are next to a bust road so you can't have any slices of hooks when playing here. But next to these challenges, it is a nice golfcourse.

Thank rbrtbmw
Reviewed 22 October 2014

North West aka Lisfannon golf links is often by-passed by golfers on their way to the better-publicised links at Ballyliffen (also terrific). They don't know what they're missing. The links, on the shores of Lough Swilly, is always in excellent condition. It's flat, less narrow...More

Thank quaestor
Reviewed 29 August 2014

On our recent visit we were advised by a local to try the course out. On arrival we were given a polite and informative welcome. The course was a nice challenge with lots of hidden dangers. The first few holes were played with a tail...More

2  Thank GreigB28
Reviewed 5 December 2013

North West GC is a great link's course tucked away in the seaside town of Buncrana. I'm sure most golfers would pass right by on there way to the handful of the more famous course's in the area, but that's they're mistake. This course is...More

1  Thank derrygolf
Reviewed 7 November 2013

This was the 2nd course our society played on the Inishowen peninsula for our now annual visit to Donegal. Being our last trip for the year, we always seek out good courses that offer value for money. North West definitely fitted the bill. Built on...More

1  Thank Suburban_Couple
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