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Old Course at Ballybunion

Ballybunion, Ireland
353 + 68 27146
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Can I Give It 6 Stars?

I had already rated Tralee a 5 star course but I think Ballybunion has the edge on it. The course... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Dan Mac 5904
via mobile
Classic course in Ireland

12 of us recently played Ballybunion Old Course. It's a classic Irish course on the ocean with... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Evans, Georgia
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Considered one of the finest links in the world, this championship golf course lies along the seaside, high on the cliffs sandwiched between the Shannon River on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“love golf” (2 reviews)
“caddies” (5 reviews)
“clubhouse” (2 reviews)
Ballybunion, Ireland
353 + 68 27146

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I had already rated Tralee a 5 star course but I think Ballybunion has the edge on it. The course is fabulous, our caddies were great young men and the clubhouse is top notch. But what really made it stand out for us was the...More

Thank Dan Mac 5904
Reviewed 21 July 2016

12 of us recently played Ballybunion Old Course. It's a classic Irish course on the ocean with tons of history. The service was very good, the course was in good shape and I'd love to play it again tomorrow! It's a little more of a...More

Thank RBissell
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were lucky enough to play Ballybunion as part of a 10 day group trip in late June. The course is and was as good as any in the country. The fact I had my first and only eagle of the trip didn't hurt my...More

Thank TravelMark70
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Played here in 2003 and again in 2015. Forgot how great this golf course is. Outstanding weather in early September. Course in excellent shape. One of the worlds best.

Thank Travel4Golf
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I enjoyed Ballybunion and Waterville the most of the six courses we played. It's an interesting layout in that you tee off over the green you just played a couple of times. You can see most of the trouble from the tee box. Good scenery...More

Thank Marwalker2
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Group of 8 checked off on of golfs bucket list courses at Bally B last week. Got out of the van w/ winds easily pushing 40-45 mph, sideways rain, we thought we were in for a long day. after 3rd hole rain stopped, wind eased...More

Thank marteen
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Having just got home from a corporate days golf on the Old Course,there was nowhere in the world of golf that could have matched,the course,the setting and of course the weather Congratulations to the club and the course committee for the work done during the...More

Thank shetwood4911
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

We played in a torrential down pour. The wind was almost gale force. Our caddie was most helpful but these were horrendous conditions. I only wish I had another day to play this beautiful course.

Thank molarman26
Reviewed 15 September 2012

We played this course last year and this year and both times we got a lashing from the sea -you could see the storms come in and luckily they did not last long. It made for exciting golf and we were lucky to have a...More

1  Thank Mary Frances S
Reviewed 5 June 2012

If this isn't the best golf course in Ireland, then I don't know what is. Really enjoy BallyB every time I play. The Par 4s on the back 9 are so memorable, especially the 11th and I always seem to Par the 18th, which always...More

Thank PeterLoughnane
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