The Island Golf Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Island Golf Club Est. 1890

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The Island Golf Club: Get ready for a fabulous links golf experience. Towering sand dunes, sea views and a panoramic vista across the estuary to Malahide are just part of the fun. The heady ingredients of The Island include some short and intricate par-4's, like the roller-coaster 5th, the hidden-green 6th and the ribbon-like 14th. Add to this some fabulous longer par-4's like the tough opening and closing holes, and the long 3rd alongside the Irish Sea, and then top it all off with the wonderful pudding-bowl green at the par-3 16th - quite an Irish Stew to satisfy any golfing appetite. This is a breathtakingly natural place for golf, which the magnificent view from the elevated 6th tee most certainly underlines. Definitely a course to include on your itinerary for any trip to the Dublin area.
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Making Contact

The Island Golf Club
Corballis,
Donabate, Co. Dublin 
Ireland
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Office   +353 (0)1 8436 205
Pro Shop   +353 (0)1 8435 002
Fax

  +353 (0)1 8436 860

Email   info@theislandgolfclub.com
Website   www.theislandgolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
David Costigan (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
 
Designer: Original layout created by various members. Major redesign and improvements were subsequently made by Fred Hawtree, Eddie Hackett and Jeff Howes.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6206 5879 5403
Par 71 71 75
SSS or Slope 73 71 74
 
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How2Get There?

25 km NE of Dublin
From M1 motorway north of Dublin take the Skerries / Donabate exit (R132) and at roundabout follow direction Donabate. After 3.2 km turn right direction The Island Golf Club / Anchor Lodge B&B (ignore right turn to Kilcrea). After 2.6 km bear right (stay alongside estuary). After o.2 km golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-March thru' Oct): €150 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and after 4pm on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

The Island has hosted many top class tournaments, including : Irish Ladies Amateur Championship in 1911 and 1990; Mens Irish Amateur Championship in 1998; and the Irish PGA Championship in 1999, when Royal Dublin's Neil Manchip just pipped Darren Clarke.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: 51st best course in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (53.463545)
Longitude: (-6.135746)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Grand Hotel Malahide 4-star
Malahide, Co Dublin
+353 (0)1 845 0000
www.thegrand.ie



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Portmarnock; Portmarnock Links; Royal Dublin; The Island.
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Golf within 30 km St Margaret's; The Grange; Luttrellstown Castle.
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Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links 4-star
Portmarnock, Co. Dublin
+353 (0)1 846 0611
www.portmarnock.com

This luxury 4-star hotel combines modern elegance with the grandeur of a 19th century home once owned by members of the Jameson Whiskey dynasty. The hotel’s design ensures all guest rooms have a view over the Irish Sea, the hotel gardens or onto the 18-hole Portmarnock Links golf course.

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Golf within 10 km Portmarnock; Royal Dublin.
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Golf within 30 km The Island; St Margaret's; Luttrellstown Castle; Grange.
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