The Irish Links
Ireland is one of the worlds great golf destinations. Famous for its links golf with rugged coastline and massive sand dunes, Irish golf is spectacular to say the least.
The first record of golf in Ireland was a match held in 1852, however it was another 6 years before the first golf club was found in 1858 at the Royal Curragh Golf Club. In the mean time it has grown out to be around 430 courses in the Republic of Ireland, with another 100 or so in Northern Ireland. Such courses as Portmarnock, Ballybunion, Lahinch, Royal Portrush and Royal County Down belong amongst the best courses in the world.
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