Ireland - West Best Golf Courses



Best golf courses in Ireland West

Golf in Ireland West has been described by Tourism Ireland as 'warm, wild and wonderful'. This part of Ireland offers fabulous links and parkland courses with varied heritage and beautiful scenery. It is one of our preferred golfing destinations. The links golf courses are world renowned and open for visitors to play.

Check out the list below to find out more about the top golf courses in Ireland - West. Where2Golf provides golf course reviews, golf ratings, photos, resort and hotel information of the best. To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses on the Ireland - West golf map.

To each golf course visited we applied a rating. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course.

 Ireland West Golf Map with Top Golf courses

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Adare Manor 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLimerickJones Sr & Fazio
Athlone 3b.gifVisitors welcomeAthloneMcAllister, J.
Ballybunion (Cashen) 4a.gifWkends restrictdKillarneyJones Sr, Robert Trent
Ballybunion (Old) 5b.gifWkends restrictdKillarneySimpson, Tom et al
Ballyneety 3a.gifVisitors welcomeLimerickSmyth, Des
Bearna 3a.gifVisitors welcomeGalwayBrown, Robert
Beaufort 3b.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneySpring & Mackenzie
Carne 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSligoHackett, Eddie
Connemara 3b.gifVisitors welcomeGalwayHackett, Eddie
Cork 3a.gifVisitors welcomeCorkMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Dingle (Ceann Sibeal) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyHackett & O'Connor Jr.
Dooks 4a.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyHawtree, Martin
Dromoland Castle 3b.gifVisitors welcomeLimerickKirby, Ron
Fota Island 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCorkO'Connor & McEvoy
Galway Bay 4a.gifVisitors welcomeGalwayO'Connor Jr, Christy
Galway GC 3a.gifWkends restrictdGalwayMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Hogs Head 5a.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyJones Jr, Robert Trent
Killarney (Killeen) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyO'Sullivan, Dr Billy
Killarney (Lackabane) 3a.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneySteel, Donald
Killarney (Mahony's Point) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyCampbell, Sir Guy
Kilrush 2.gifVisitors welcomeLimerickSpring, Arthur
Lahinch (Old) 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLimerickMorris & MacKenzie
Old Head 4b.gifVisitors welcomeCorkKirby, Ron et al
Ring of Kerry 3b.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyHackett, Eddie
Tralee 4b.gifNot SundaysKillarneyPalmer, Arnold
Trump Intl Doonbeg 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLimerickNorman, Greg
Waterville 5a.gifVisitors welcomeKillarneyHackett, Eddie
Westport 3b.gifVisitors welcomeGalwayHawtree, Fred
 

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