Old Head Golf Links

9-Day, 5-Star Golf Trip

Enjoy a 5-Star experience through Ireland's best courses and accomodations

Experience golf like never before

This is a once-in-a-lifetime, bucket list experience for any golfer. Tee off at the best courses in the country and relax in 5-star accommodations. 

Old Sod Travel can customize this itinerary based on your own travel needs and desires. Note: dinner reservations will be made at top restaurant's for each night of the trip.

Starting from $13,877 per person

Days 1: Cork

Accommodation: Hayfield Manor Cork

hayfield manorDay 1: Arrive into Shannon airport early. Your personal driver guide will pick you up at the airport where you will transfer to Kinsale, Co.Cork which is a 2.5 hour drive south. Your tee time today is at 3pm on one of the most picturesque courses in the World - Old Head. A few pints after your round and then return to your hotel for the evening.

Days 2 - 7: Kinsale

Accommodation: Europe Hotel and Resort

Day 2: Play your second round of golf at Old Head of Kinsale today. Old Head Golf is one of the handful of courses in the world that must be played once in a lifetime simply because of its incomparable setting. Tee time is at 12.36.  

Day 3: A tee time of 8.20am is reserved at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, one of Ireland's most prestigious and historic golfing venues. Play 10 holes (easier to finish after 10th hole for return to clubhouse). 2 buggies have also been reserved. In the afternoon, play Tralee Golf Club, designed and built by Arnold Palmer. Drive time to Tralee GC is 40mins. Tee time at 13.54. Return to your hotel afterwards.

Day 4: Leave Killarney and drive part of the famous Ring of Kerry for 1hr 15mins to the next test of your golfing skills - Hogs Head. This course has breathtaking vistas including the Finglas River flowing through the course, majestic cliff holes overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay and the seaside charm of Waterville village. Tee time 12.00 midday. After your round and drinks, head back to Killarney. Enjoy dinner in town at one of the many fine restaurants we can book for you.

Day 5: Drive 40 mins from your hotel today to play play Dooks Golf course, a little gem found on the Ring of Kerry. Tee time today is 12 midday. Make sure to have a few pints in the clubhouse after, where you'll be sure of a warm welcome.

Day 6: Play at Waterville Golf Links today, a 1hr 15 mins drive from your hotel. Waterville is a mystical links on the roaring Atlantic, and is ranked in the top 3 courses in Ireland and top 100 courses in the world. Tee time today is 1pm.

Day 7: Play Ballybunion today - about a 1 hour drive from Killarney. Tee time this morning is 8.28am. The Old Course is the ultimate links test, set on a beautiful stretch of sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. At 14.30 play the lesser know Cashen Course at Ballybunion. After your round, travel back to Killarney.



Days 8 - 9: Shannon

Accommodation: Dromoland Castle Hotel

Day 8: Before leaving Kerry, you have the chance to right all the wrongs the last time you played at Dooks. Drive time to Dooks is 40 mins. Tee time today is 14.50. Afterwards drive North 2.5hrs to Dromoland Castle for your last two nights. Tonight, for your last full night, dress up and dine at the Earl of Thomond restaurant and enjoy a feast of the senses. Beforehand, try the Dealers choice at the Cocktail bar.

Day 9: Today, play Adare Manor golf course, venue for the Ryder cup in 2027. Drive time is 40 mins. Tee time today is 12.15. This is an immaculate parkland paradise golf course. Dine at the Carriage house in Adare after your round or return to Dromoland to dine for the evening. Booking is essential, please advise your preference and I'd be happy to do this for you.

Adare Manor Golf

Day 10: Fly home

Your driver will pick you up in time for your departure flight from Shannon Airport. SLÁN ABHAILE!

Goodbye plane

This itinerary includes 9 nights of accommodations, Irish breakfast each morning and your own driver and guide. Activities for each day will be customized based on traveler preferences. Speak with a trip planner today!