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Trump International Golf Links & Hotel, Ireland

The Lodge at Doonbeg,

Doonbeg, Co. Clare

  • Office

    +353 (0)65 905 5603
  • Pro shop

    +353 (0)65 905 5601
  • Fax

    +353 (0)65 905 5247
  • Golf pro

    Brian Shaw (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Greg Norman

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6911
5894
4808
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74
69

Location

Latitude:

52.746989

Longitude:

-9.499697

How to get there:

5 km NE of Doonbeg / 80 km W of Limerick

From Ennis take the N68 southwest, direction Kilrush. After approximately 23 km turn right (at the Crossroads Bar) onto the R484 direction Kilmihil/Doonbeg. Follow this road through Kilmihil and onto Creegh (approx 9 km). In Creegh follow the R483 Doonbeg and Doonbeg Golf Club (approx 6 km).

Trump International Golf Links & Hotel, Ireland

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2002

Trump International Golf Links, Ireland: Originally known as Doonbeg Golf Club, then as Doonbeg Resort, this luxury hotel and golf links development is now part of the expanding Trump Golf collection. Although not quite as revered as its older "siblings" in Ballybunion and Lahinch, Doonbeg still offers a wonderful links golf outing, and some of Ireland's most memorable oceanside holes.

Greg Norman's design captures all the natural splendour of an impressive line of sand dunes. From the tops of the sandhills, you are afforded wonderful views of Shanahan's Strand (beach) and Doughmore Bay. The classic links layout incorporates many revetted (sod-faced) bunkers, complementing others that were shaped by nature itself. One of the more mischievous sand traps makes an appearance in the middle of the 12th green.

Caddies are recommended on your first (and maybe subsequent) visits, with some driving lines from the tees not immediately obvious. The dangers lurking at three relatively short par-3s are clear enough to see, but that doesn't make these tricky holes any easier to play.

Stay&Play at Doonbeg: With 5-star luxury accommodations onsite, Trump International in Doonbeg has become one of the West of Ireland's most sought after Stay&Play venues - especially for those with a little depth to their pockets.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Oct): Mon-Thur €160; Fri-Sun €180.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Caddies available (book in advance).

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Doonbeg (Dún Beag in Irish) means "small fort." As you enter the village, you'll see the remains of Doonbeg Castle, standing alongside the bridge over the Doonbeg River.

Published ranking

GB&I: 39th best course in Britain & Ireland (Golf World, 2020/21).
Ireland: 8th best course in Ireland (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • Trump International Golf Links & Hotel, Ireland5-star

    Doonbeg, Co. Clare, Ireland.

    +353 (0)65 905 5600

    Visit website

    The Trump International Hotel, Ireland (formerly known as the Lodge at Doonbeg) is located close to the village of Doonbeg, on the Atlantic Ocean's shoreline. The luxury resort combines a spectacular Greg Norman-designed golf course, spacious accommodations, picturesque location, and impeccable service.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Trump, Ireland (Doonbeg)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Kilrush; Lahinch.

  • Armada Hotel4-star

    Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare

    +353 (0)65 708 4110

    Visit website

    Situated on the water's edge with superb Atlantic Ocean views, the hotel provides an ideal touring base from which to discover County Clare. Lahinch, Doonbeg and many other golf courses are a short drive away.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Lahinch (Old and Castle courses); Doonbeg.

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