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Amazing golf course

If you’re looking for a challenging links course, spectacular views and unrivalled Irish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keen_Travellersx2
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Queensland
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Great Course. Always windy

Great Course with an amazing back 9. Some great holes like 11, 14 and 17 as tough as you will come... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JQfood
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Mullingar, Ireland
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Carne Golf Links lies in magnificent unspoiled sand dunes overlooking Blacksod Bay and the wild Atlantic Ocean near Belmullet Co. Mayo in the west of Ireland. Carne was the last links course to be designed by the late Eddie Hackett and it is now...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a challenging links course, spectacular views and unrivalled Irish hospitality then don’t miss this golf course on your visit to Ireland. This course is a hidden gem without the slow pace and high cost of some of the better known courses...More

1  Thank Keen_Travellersx2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Course with an amazing back 9. Some great holes like 11, 14 and 17 as tough as you will come across.

1  Thank JQfood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you travel to Ireland to play top class links, you're probably planning Ballybunion, Lahinch and maybe even Portmarnock but I'm telling you now, add Carne to your travel plans. This course is what top class links golf is all about. A true gem of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Carne recently and wow, what a golf course..stunning in every way. Course in great condition, kudos to the greenkeepers especially after the dry summer. Each hole better than the last and the back 9 are the most scenic I have ever played anywhere. Can’t...More

2  Thank harkinsinead2018
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments about our course and our staff, who work extremely hard to deliver excellent customer service, and they will be delighted with your positive feedback. The views from the course are indeed stunning, and the Kilmore 9 should be ready...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Views on the golf course are amazing. You can't appreciate it until you're there! We had a lovely meal in the restaurant afterwards. Top notch. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Experience263806
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Carne Golf Links. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience, the views are indeed amazing but we can't really take credit for those!! We hope to welcome you back again. Kind Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very bad experience – paid out over €115 for a 2 ball and a buggy as the course is long. Took over 3 hours (c.) to play the front 9. From the 2nd tee box onwards we were waiting on every shot! No course rangers...More

2  Thank JCarty77
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am surprised at your comments regarding your visit to Carne, as I have offered to share with you the camera footage of your visit taken from the first tee and the ninth hole, which clearly shows that it did not take over 3 hours...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Visited Carne Links during the week and played 2 rounds of golf in the natural sand dunes in this unspoilt region. The staff are warm and always attend to your needs. Made to feel welcome , the golf course was in top condition , challenging...More

1  Thank galwaybay17
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review - delighted that you enjoyed the course and the Clubhouse, and our hardworking staff will be delighted with your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again to Carne in the future. Kind...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected treat. Good wholesome food, tasty, and we had starters, main and dessert, we all were very happy both with the food, service and view. A nice change from havinf to go into the town for dinnee. Do make a booking.

1  Thank Marie G
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind comments about our Clubhouse, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again shortly. Kind Regards

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Been waiting a long time to play this one after reading ‘a course called Ireland’. Very difficult the first time as you really need to know your way around. The young man in the pro shop called Nathan is a superb ambassador for your course....More

1  Thank Mike M
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here at Carne, and I would say that many of our visitors do say that they would like another days' play after their first, as they are then more familiar with the course, So maybe a tip...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We come to play carne for my friends birthday every year and this year it excelled itself. I had the pleasure of meeting the lady captain who showed me the new additional 9 holes with Amazing views. She is a credit to the club. Definitely...More

1  Thank MagsWard12
fionatog, General Manager at Carne Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. Our staff and everyone at Carne works hard to make it a welcoming place, and it is truly a unique course that mixes spectacular golf with warm hospitality. We have just re-opened our Clubhouse with...More

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