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Old Course, Ballybunion

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  • Ballybunion Old Course Package

    What's included:

    • 4 nights B&B at Killarney Park Hotel 5*
    • 3 rounds of golf at Waterville Golf Links, the Old Course at Ballybunion and Tralee Golf Club
    • Car Rental (self-drive)
    • Our prices include all taxes and surcharges

    from $1759 USD pp

  • Ballybunion Old Course Package

    What's included:

    • 2 nights B&B at Hayfield Manor 5*
    • 3 nights B&B at Killarney Park Hotel 5*
    • 2 nights B&B at the Dromoland Castle Hotel 5*
    • 5 rounds of golf at Old Head Golf Links, Ballybunion Old Course, Tralee Golf Club, Doonbeg and Lahinch Old Course
    • Car Rental (self-drive)
    • Our prices include all taxes and surcharges

    from $2895 USD pp

  • 18 holes, par 71, 6802 yards. Links.

    Established in 1893, The Old Course at Ballybunion is a true seaside links course located on the Shannon Estuary. The course was originally founded as a 12-hole until it was extended to a full 18 in 1926. Despite its local popularity, the Old Course didn’t gain recognition until it hosted the Irish Championship in 1937. Prior to this event, Tom Simpson and Molly Gourlay made important alterations and amendments to improve the quality of the layout, and very little has been changed since.

    At Ballybunion guests will have the honour of being able to play one of the most prestigious and majestic courses in Ireland. Its contoured fairways, flawless greens and challenging pin positions are an absolute delight to play, and guests will not be disappointed. Although the Old Course is not overly long, each hole challenges accuracy and the variation in the layout is a joy throughout. There are too many thrilling holes to choose from at Ballybunion Old Course – we suggest you try it for yourself!


    • Practice range
    • Chipping green
    • Putting greens
    • Tuition
    • Club hire
  • Tee Times

    Due to the high demand of these golf courses, we would always recommend that you book your tee times well in advance. If the courses are busy then there is a chance that you will get paired up with another group, although Ballybunion will try to avoid this whenever possible.

    Attire in the clubhouse

    Due to the strict and traditional nature of the golf club, we ask that you wear regular golfing attire. Sportswear and jeans will not be permitted.

    Caddies and Carts

    Golf carts are available at a price of 35 euros, however the use of golf carts will be weather dependent. Electric trolleys are available from 15 euros and pull trolleys are available from 5 euros.

    Handicap Restrictions

    We cannot guarantee that you will be asked for a handicap certificate, but we suggest you take one just in case.

Useful Information

Old Course, Ballybunion, Ballybunion Golf Club, Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, Kerry, Ireland