Discover Ireland's Golfing Treasures.

Embark on an unforgettable golfing tour across Ireland, starting with a warm welcome at Shannon Airport by your personal guide. Experience scenic courses like Old Head, Killarney, and Ballybunion, staying at luxury accommodations along the way including Hayfield Manor in Cork and the Europe Hotel and Resort in Kerry. Below is a sample itinerary of the cities and sites to take in during your stay. Old Sod Travel can customize this itinerary based on your own travel needs and desires.

Image Courtesy of Mel MacLaine for Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links

Courtesy Mel MacLaine for Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links


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Golfing in Ireland: Itinerary Inspiration

Day 1 - Journey to Kinsale!

Welcome to Ireland! Upon arrival, you will travel to Kinsale, Cork County. Here, you'll tee off on one of the most picturesque courses in the world - Old Head. Enjoy a few pints after your round and then return to your hotel for the evening. 

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Day 2 - Old Head

Today, you'll play your second round at Old Head before leaving Cork and heading toward Kerry. 

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Day 3 - Killarney & Tralee

Tee off this morning at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club for 10 holes before heading over to play the Tralee Gold Course in the afternoon. Return to your hotel afterward.

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Day 4 - Hogs Head

Drive part of the famous Ring of Kerry as you head to the next test of your golfing skills - Hogs Head, overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay. Enjoy dinner in town at one of many fine restaurants before retiring to your hotel.

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Day 5 - Dooks Golf Course

Today, you'll play Dooks Golf Course, a little gem of Ireland. Make sure to have a few pints in the clubhouse after, where you'll be
sure of a warm welcome!

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Day 6 - Waterville Golf Links

Take in an early-afternoon round of golf at Waterville Golf Links. Return to your hotel in the evening. 

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Day 7 - Ballybunion

Play at the Old Course this morning, an ultimate links test set on a beautiful stretch of sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. In the afternoon, play the lesser-known Cashen Course. Once you're finished, travel back to Killarney. 

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Day 8 - Travel to Dromoland Castle.

Before leaving Kerry, you have the chance to take on Dooks Golf Course once again. Afterward, travel to Dromoland Castle for your last two nights. 

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Day 9 - Adare Manor

Today, you'll play at the Adare Manor golf course, an immaculate parkland paradise that will be the venue for the Ryder Cup in 2027. Dine at the Carriage House in Adare after your round or return to Dromoland to dine for the evening.

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Day 10 - Travel Home

Fly home out of Shannon, and bid farewell to your Irish golfing adventure. 

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Who Is Old Sod Travel?

We are a small, independent business specializing in planning luxurious trips to Ireland, Scotland, and England. We work with you to create a tailor-made Ireland tour filled with the amazing scenery, singular experiences and lifelong memories you’ve been dreaming of.

Our focus is solely on highly customized travel to Ireland and the British Isles. This allows us to identify the best hotels and guesthouses, and to know the owners personally. We know the best hiking trails, golf courses and fishing guides. The best restaurants, pubs and scenic vistas.

We know where the good seats are at the Edinburgh Tattoo and how to get tickets for Wimbledon, Premier League Soccer games or a Hurling match at Croke Park. We know which sites and attractions are truly worth seeing and where you’ll want to spend extra time.

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