Dingle Golf Links (Ceann Sibéal)

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Dingle Golf Links (Ceann Sibéal) Est. 1924

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Dingle Golf Links (Ceann Sibéal): Perched on the most westerly edge of Europe this wonderful gem of a links course is resplendently laid out before you at the first tee. On a bright sunny day, there is no finer nor quieter place to enjoy a round of golf. Although a few kilometres off the well beaten tourist trail, the drive along Dingle Bay is as stunning as the Dingle Golf Links itself.

At Ceann Sibéal, to give the course its Gaelic name, the scenery, the layout of each hole, the bunkering and the greens all are top class. Whether gazing at the offshore Blasket Islands in the Atlantic Ocean or at mountains to the south and east, you'll be captivated by the scenery and challenged by the golf course.

The modest sized dunes shouldn't cause you too much trouble in golfing terms, but there are two things to be wary of at Dingle. Firstly, a small burn winds its way across the course, coming directly into play on the opening hole and putting in several repeat appearances thereafter. Secondly, check the weather forecast. When the Atlantic winds are blowing hard across this open exposed course, you'll need a good supply of golf balls for your round. If it's a case of wind and rain, then a well-tested set of waterproofs are also essential.

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Making Contact

Dingle Golf Links (Ceann Sibéal)
Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry 
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Office   +353 (0)66 915 6255
Pro Shop   +353 (0)66 915 6408

  +353 (0)66 915 6409

Email   dinglegc@iol.ie
Website   www.dinglelinks.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
Designer: Eddie Hackett & Christy O'Connor Jr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6737 6477 5229
Par 72 72 73
SSS or Slope 71 71 71
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How2Get There?

42 km NW of Killarney
From Dingle head west on the R559 direction Baile an Fheirtearaigh (Ballyferriter). Go through Ballyferriter and turn right at Golf Links sign. After 2.7 km golf is on your right. (Allow 20 - 30 minutes from Dingle to the course).

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (July/Aug) (all days): €75. April, May, June, Sept, Oct: €65. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap (May thru' Sept): men 24; women 36. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Players generally walk this course. Caddies not available. Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies not available.
Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Dingle Golf Links is the most westerly golf course in Europe, located approximately on -10.5 degrees of longitude. In Irish Gaelic, which is widely spoken on the Dingle Peninsula, the club is known as Galfchursa Ceann Sibéal.

Dingle Golf Links, Killarney G&FC and Dooks Links operate the Shamrock Golf Pass, providing a discount for golfers wishing to play at each of these three venues.

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Latitude: (52.179524)
Longitude: (-10.443106)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Dingle Skellig Hotel 4-star
Beenbane, Dingle, Co. Kerry
+353 (0)66 915 0200

Since 1969 the 115-guest room Dingle Skellig Hotel has built a reputation based on comfort, hospitality and service. Just 200 metres from Dingle Bay, the hotel facilities include the Peninsula Spa, three pools, a restaurant and gym. The spacious bedrooms have satellite TV.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Dingle Benners Hotel 3-star
Dingle, Co. Kerry
+353 (0)66 915 1638

Located in central Dingle, the 52-room Benners Hotel offers traditional, spacious rooms and Irish cuisine, on the shores of the Dingle peninsula. Benners is a classic hotel with old world charm and ambience.

Golf at this hotel No
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