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Lahinch Golf Club

Lahinch, Ireland
+353 65 708 1003
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One of my favorites.

Lahinch is a truly great links course. The holes along the sea can be a real challenge if the wind... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg B
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Probably the best in Ireland

It was a beautiful sunny day with very strong winds but the time spent playing Lahinch was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moose3737
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Toronto, Canada
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Founded in 1893 by a Scottish Regiment of British Army officers, this course is a perfect example of a true Irish links with its towering sand dunes, rolling fairways and greens.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blind shots” (21 reviews)
“links course” (27 reviews)
“pro shop” (12 reviews)
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Lahinch, Ireland
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+353 65 708 1003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lahinch is a truly great links course. The holes along the sea can be a real challenge if the wind is blowing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful sunny day with very strong winds but the time spent playing Lahinch was fantastic. We were a foursome of eager Canadians and we were not at all disappointed...we play fast and we all loved the links even though it was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They don't have a nine hole rate, but let us play for 30eur. Clubs were 50eur to rent, but were M4's. We played the Castle course, the other side looks quite a bit more challenging. We had a great time. Love the layout. To have...More

Thank steveb3639
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The Castle Course is not as challenging as the Old Course but is equally as enjoyable and fun to play. Delighted you enjoyed your time with us at Lahinch Golf Club and hope you get the opportunity to visit us again. Kindest Regards General Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an unbelievably great time. Jerry McGrath was the best caddy I have ever had. He was so helpful and really wanted us to enjoy ourselves. If you want to have an authentic Ireland experience I recommend going to Lahinch and asking for Jerry...More

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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience at Lahinch and that Jerry looked after you so well. Hopefully we will see you again very soon on the Old Course. Kindest Regards General Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a golfer it’s quite simply a must. I’ve been lucky enough to play some of the best in the world (all the British Open) and my favourite - Lahinch.More

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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind comments regarding the Old Course at Lahinch. We are very proud of our heritage & tradition which dates back over 125 years and we look forward to welcoming you back to the west coast of Clare in the future....More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

There are two courses here. One is the well known champion links course and then the "Castle Course" right adjacent, suitable for a wide range of golf abilities. There is a very nice club bar and restaurant here for after game enjoyment with an excellent...More

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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and delighted to read that you enjoyed you time with us at Lahinch Golf Club. Kindest Regards General Manager

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Narrow majestic and unforgiving of errant shots. One of the best golf courses ever. Book tee times online and don’t forget to check sunrise sunset times. June 5 pm tee time still in before dark.

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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your kind comments and delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at Lahinch Golf Club. Kindest Regards General Manager

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We played a couple rounds on the Old Course and had very restorative lunches afterwards in the dining room of the clubhouse. Recommend dishes are the soup and the crab appetizer, and the glazed chicken entree. The smoked salmon sandwich was also very tasty. The...More

Thank ann m
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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback and comments following your recent visit to Lahinch Golf Club and delighted to hear that you enjoyed the golf and food offer in the clubhouse. Kindest Regards General Manager

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We are frequent visitors to Lahinch and dined in several different establishments but never, dispite recommendations used the Golf Club restaurant. We put that right on May 27th and it will now be a place of choice for the future. The menu is a nice...More

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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit to the dining room at Lahinch Golf Club and looking forward to welcoming you back over the coming months. Kindest Regards General Manager

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

What a great round of GAWF. Jerry the caddy master super cool. Hank our caddy was a a delight. Joke a minute and all the correct info..The course which is heralded as one of the greatest ever is gonna be home o th 2019 Irish...More

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LahinchGolfClub, General Manager at Lahinch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you fro your kind comments following your recent visit to Lahinch Golf Club. We are looking forward to next year and the 2019 DDF Irish Open at Lahinch! Kindest Regards General Manager

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Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
I have been playing at Lahinch for the last few years, in April, and the greens fees have stayed the same. There is no guarantee that they will continue to be the same, but if you check their website, you can get a good idea... More
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Response from Frank P | Reviewed this property |
Most of the clubs in the UK & Ireland have any handicap requirements posted on their website along with info on obtaining starting times. Pace of play is definitely the most important thing, and don't expect to shoot the... More
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