Some felt this turbocharged links worthy of a top-20 slot, Cornered by bays, seas and mountains, enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the list, A strong Jack Nicklaus parkland in a grand an expansive setting that just oozes class and elegance, We believe the two loops of nine are of comparable quality. • Individual/ household outdoor exercise and school PE can continue. Still, no green jacket, "Maintaining a composed, laid-back and steely equilibrium with as few thoughts (technical or otherwise) going through his mind is the way DJ plays golf. Add laser vision to your game with Motocaddy’s PRO 3000. The changes, as they affect all Sports, which will apply from Thursday night are as follows: • Indoor and outdoor sport is not permitted, other than at elite level. The oldest golf course in the Republic of Ireland is set on the heathland of the Curragh in County Kildare and there are records of a match being played there in 1852. It's an enchanting place to play golf... rugged, distinctive, unusually varied and immensely entertaining. Ballyliffin Golf Club is often described as “the Ballybunion of the North” or “the Dornoch of Ireland” and the reason is simple; all the aforementioned are set amidst towering natural sand dunes. Keep your game sharp this winter with the Rapsodo launch monitor. Full details of the new restrictions can be found at, Regarding elite sports, and having further clarified this matter with the relevant authorities, the same exemption for training only will apply as is currently the case in the Republic of Ireland. If you like constant variety, you’ll love it, Great secluded location on the shore of Belfast Lough and is a robust test, Set amid luxurious surroundings, this gentle, calm and relaxing parkland is pleasant and enjoyable, The last 11 holes or so play around the ocean, water inlets and overlooked by the Croagh Patrick mountain, Nestled within the grounds of a five-star resort, characterised by gentle swales and has a low-lying inland links feel, Interesting terrain, exciting elevation changes and some of the best greens complexes in the country, A tale of contrasting terrain with classic crumpled links fairways on the front nine and a relatively calm back nine, A wooded parkland with enough elevated greens and topography changes to hold your attention throughout, It’s rare to see a course of this status presented in such outstanding condition, An engaging mix of challenging tree-lined holes and more open, voluptuous terrain, An elegant, charming and wellmanicured parkland with a spacious feel. It’s eccentric, unpredictable and utterly captivating. Equipment / New Gear. Castlewarden’s Lauren Walsh skated to a second US collegiate title in as many months with a resounding six shot success at the Women’s Sunshine State Amateur, “We are fortunate as golfers to be able to come to places such as this at the end of this year. Golf clubs will close on Thursday evening to fall in line with the NI Executive's latest latest Covid-19 restrictions. To view our map of the best golf courses in Ireland, click here. Golf in Ireland possibly dates back beyond the nineteenth century but records are scant. During the nineteenth century the Republic of Ireland, or Éire, was part of the United Kingdom and records state that British troops brought golf to the Emerald Isle in the 1850s. Just as golf looks set to return in the Republic, courses in Northern Ireland have been ordered to close from midnight on Thursday in response to the NI Executive's new Covid-19 restrictions. At face value, that’s understandable.