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Waterville Golf Links

Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
+353 66 947 4102
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My favorite Irish course

Waterville is my favorite of all the courses I have played in Ireland. Great staff, polite and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greg B
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Top links in stormy weather

Top golfcourse links, very nice fairways en top greens . Every hole is more or less visual... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marcel R
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Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
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+353 66 947 4102
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waterville is my favorite of all the courses I have played in Ireland. Great staff, polite and friendly. The course is challenging, but fair. No gimmicky holes, what you see in front of you is what you get. Plenty of dunes, but not crazy.

Thank Greg B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top golfcourse links, very nice fairways en top greens . Every hole is more or less visual seperated frim the other. Lenght of play ,5,5 hours,is the one dissapointing aspect of this round of golf Great Staff on the course and in the big golfshop....More

Thank Marcel R
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The people who work here are great. Their attitude and the way they treat you makes you feel special. Jackie and Kevin , Allan round out a Fantastic crew of uplifting people. They love what they do , where they live and the positive spirits...More

1  Thank greezil428
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Played here on a 16 man golf trip in Ireland on our 3rd day. The weather was the best of the week, and the staff and members were gracious and welcoming. Don't miss this course on our Ireland trip.

2  Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

On a recent golf holiday to Ireland we played Waterville Golf Links as part of the package. The course was in good condition but not to many memorable holes or vistas. I will not include this course in my next visit to this area, which...More

3  Thank Lawrence S
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Course number five of eight we played. This was a very playable links course. The holes set up so that you could see what the course gave you. No hidden traps or craters in the middle of the fairway. Caddies were very good. Very nice...More

2  Thank Danny L
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

2nd best course I have played in Ireland. A truly great course. Played on Monday August 21 in a mist but too many memorable holes not to be impressed. Nice touch with the tribute/statue to Payne Stewart and photos of his Aussie wife, Tracey. Service...More

2  Thank PeterMcL59
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Best Irish coffee in the area. Lovely setting overlooking the golf course Refurbished club house is nicely decorated and the staff are friendly and efficient

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I played Waterville recently, and was curious to see what justified their recent 25% hike in green fees, which now makes them more expensive than the local classics of Ballybunion, Lahinch and Tralee. After looking at their glossy website, I decided to include Waterville in...More

3  Thank kmr2662
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I also played this fabulous Golf course in July. Like many true golfers have mentioned it is an amazing place, it's challenging , it has breath talking scenery, and it's the soul of golf, and it's very addictive. The Greens were just as I expected...More

Thank paul d
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Julia S
9 July 2017|
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Response from SJB502014 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you can play 9 holes but I would recommend playing the full 18, if you are worried about the walk they have plenty of buggies available
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Pieris A
29 June 2017|
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Response from Quaker1 | Reviewed this property |
yes they have a a range
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27 June 2016|
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Response from Psychonana | Reviewed this property |
If you take a caddie, it will certainly enhance your experience but It would not really be a necessity from my own experience. If it is the first course you will be playing on your trip, then go for it, they will help you... More
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