Ballybunion Golf Club (Old Course)

Region South West
Architect Simpson
Type of Course links
Number of Holes 36 - 2 courses
Club Professional Brian O'Callaghan

One of the finest links duneland courses, stretching along the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

Old Course - One of the first links courses in the world.

The Old Course is consistently rated by the top professional golfers and top golf journalists as being amongst the best ten courses in the world. A championship links course of great quality, with each hole having its own distinctive feature. The legendary Tom Watson described it as “ the best in the world “. High praise indeed for this magnificent test of golf, which meanders menacingly through massive dunes on the shores of the Atlantic. Venue for the Murphy’s Millennium 2000 Irish Open.

Facilities at Ballybunion include a driving range, practice green and practice bunker.


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