Established in 1892, the Lahinch Old Course has been described as ‘The St Andrews of Ireland’. The course looks out on the ever-changing Atlantic Ocean and is subject to all her mood swings.
It has an abundance of exceptional golf holes, where awesome links land has been utilised to create a succession of golf holes of the highest quality. It is regarded as one of the best and
most enjoyable challenges anywhere in the golfing world. The legendary Old Tom Morris set the highest standards for the course. He was followed by celebrated architects Charles ‘Mo’ Gibson, Dr Alister MacKenzie and, more recently, Dr Martin Hawtree.
All the Lahinch architects were initially struck by the awesome links land put at their disposal, and to their credit, they took full advantage to create a succession of golf holes of the highest quality. while ensuring that the ‘Klondyke’ and ‘Dell’ remain untouched as a testament to the mindset of Old Tom.
Good to Know
Type of course: 18-hole golf links
Length: 6,123 meters (6,697 yards)
Participation fees: Fees apply.
Open months: Open year-round.
Dining/refreshments: Bar and restaurant with a choice of dishes made with fresh local produce.
Golf Academy: Short game academy and indoor performance centre.
Golf Pro: Golf tuition by prearrangement.
Golf Equipment: golf clubs are available for hire.
Gift shop: Stocks major clothing brands and golf accessories.
Caddy service: Available
Parking: free car and coach parking on-site for golfing visitors.
Details are subject to change. It is always advisable to check information on their website or directly with the Lahinch Golf Club before visiting or booking.