Featured Irish Golf Course
Portmarnock Golf Club
Portmarnock Golf Club is known as one of the world’s truly great links courses. It is located on a small peninsula extending into the Irish Sea and is surrounded by water on 3 sides. Portmarnock Golf Club is located 10 miles North of Dublin city just South of Malahide on R106. The quality and location of Portmarnock have made it a superb venue for some great events over the years in the British Amateur, the Canada Cup, the Walker Cup and some 12 Irish Open Championships.
The golf course is best known for its memorable set of finishing holes that has proven a formidable test even for the most skilled golfers. Arnold Palmer has even been quoted as calling Portmarnock’s 15th hole, “the finest par-3 in the world.”
Nearby: 4* Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links; 4* Grand Hotel Malahide
City Centre: 4* O’Callaghan Davenport; 4* O’Callaghan Alexander; 3* O’Callaghan Monte Clare; 4* Clarence Hotel.
Local Sights & Attractions
As Portmarnock is located less than 15km from Dublin City Centre, there is an abundance of options to fill your non-golfing time. From the Guinness Storehouse to Kilmainham Gaol, or Dublin Zoo to the National Aquatic Centre, there is something for everybody.
Pictured is the iconic gates to the Guinness Storehouse. Ireland’s number one tourist attraction is a must-see for every visitor to the capital. Take the tour to discover for yourself what makes one of Ireland’s most famous company’s a worldwide success. The tour is made up of 7 levels that will let you explore this historical building and all it has to offer. These range from an insight into the brewing of Guinness to attempting perfect pint creation with the aid of Guinness’s experienced ambassadors. This tour will help bring to life the story of Guinness’s origins from St James’s Gate to becoming one of the world’s most recognisable and successful brands.