Lahinch Golf Club
Founded in 1892, Lahinch Golf Club is one of the finest links courses on the island of Ireland and regularly listed among the countries best. The course has been graced by some of the world’s best in recent years with the likes of Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Darren Clarke, Greg Norman and Padraig Harrington all having played here. Often described as the St Andrew’s of Ireland, Lahinch Golf Course is a must play for golfing fans driving along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Visitors to Lahinch Golf Club can book a tee time online to play the challenging Old Course (the Championship course) or the equally impressive Castle Course. The course at Lahinch underwent a bit of a facelift in 1999 when famed golf architect Dr Martin Hawtree restored the original course at Lahinch, with the course since receiving worldwide acclaim and is now consistently ranked among the world’s Top 50 greatest links courses. When you’ve finished playing 18 holes, relax in the impressive clubhouse, or make your way into Lahinch for a drink in one of the towns many popular bars.
Images via Fáilte Ireland and Lahinch Golf Club