Visit Ireland for the Perfect Golf Experience

Golfer Hitting a Tee Shot

Ireland is a perfect golfing location, but most tourists haven’t realized that due to the crazy golf neighbors, Scotland. The golf crazy-Scotland has overshadowed much of what Ireland has to offer, but it is emerging as one of the best tourist destinations for a golfing experience. There are several reasons to make Ireland your next golf destination. With big name impressive courses, quaint, short driving distances and walkable golf villages, Ireland has a lot to offer when it comes to golfing.

Reasons to consider Ireland as the Ideal golfing experience:

If you search for any top 100 courses to play golf worldwide, you can be sure of finding Ireland strongly on the list. Some of the best golf courses in the world include the Ballybunion, Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Tralee, Old Head Golf Link, Waterville, Killarney and Trump International Ireland. These are just but a few of the best golf courses found in the top 100 best courses in the world. Some of these courses have some of the best designs in the world designed by some of the best Irish architectures. Most courses have been fashioned to look unique something rarely found on other courses worldwide. The Greg Norman course is a good example of the great course designs.

Most of these courses are not far from each other giving travelers the perfect opportunity to sample as many as possible at a short duration. You don’t have to suffer from long bus rides just moving from one course to another. The local people are very engaging and encouraging making golf look as part and parcel of the Irish people. In town, you will find locals with golf clubs heading to the golf courses making the day enjoyable even before you get to the course. The brimming local restaurants and shops fully embrace the game. After a long day of golfing, you can enjoy the upbeat toe-tapping traditional Irish music in the local pubs. This will end a perfect golfing day making you want to visit again and again. You will also get time to enjoy the Irish food that has evolved over the years.

As a break from golfing you can visit the Moher Cliffs. The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that captures the hearts of up to one million visitors every year. Standing 702 feetat their highest point they stretch for 5 miles along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland. From the Cliffs of Moher on a clear day one can see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, as well as the Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk mountains in Connemara, Loop Head to the south and the Dingle Peninsula and Blasket Islands in Kerry.

Rain is a constant thing in Ireland so make sure you carry warm clothes with you. There is a bit of sunshine at times but visiting between fall and spring when the weather is between good and bad will be fine. However, if you consider prices, you can visit during the winter when the prices are rock bottom.