Ireland “Legends of the Emerald Isle” Golf Tour

Ireland "Legends of the Emerald Isle" Golf Tour

FULLY ESCORTED GOLF TOUR • 20 JUNE – 03 JULY 2020 • 14 DAYS • 6 ROUNDS OF GOLF

Experience the real tradition of golf on pure links courses and fall in love with the Irish culture and landscapes.

Ireland "Legends of the Emerald Isle" Golf Tour

World famous Cliffs of Moher, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland. Aerial view of widely known tourist attraction on Wild Atlantic Way in County Clare.

Ireland is on the top of most golfers’ bucket list and for good reason.  With this tour, you will experience all the absolute best that Ireland has to offer.  In addition to the dreamy golf pursuits, you will be fascinated by the sheer beauty of Ireland’s coastline and green of its hills and plains.

For this tour, we are partnering with Go Golfing, Australia’s most awarded golf travel company, to offer you the experience of a lifetime.  Throughout your trip, you will be accompanied by an experienced Go Golfing host.

Our Irish golf journey begins in Limerick, where you will be enchanted by the luxurious Adare Manor and its pristine golf course (which recently won the bid to host the Ryder Cup in 2026!).

Then it’s on to Killarney, the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle, and the Dingle Peninsula, where you can witness the lost art of falconry.  You will get to play Ireland’s trop-ranked course, Ballybunion, and the as-famous Old Head Golf Links for an overall sublime golf experience.  You will end your trip in Dublin, exploring this rich city with a special guided visit of the Guinness Storehouse and a round at The European Club.  You will be in the centre of the action in Ireland’s best cities, full of local culture and friendly welcomes.  You will breath in the magnificent landscapes of rural Ireland and feel its incredible history in each quaint village we encounter.  All this, and the best golf of your life.  This is a truly inspiring journey!

INCLUSIONS

  • 13 nights Accommodation, including breakfast
  • 6 rounds of golf
  • Meals (all breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners including Welcome and Farewell dinners)
  • All Sightseeing Activities / Experiences (as mentioned in itinerary):
  • Non-golfer inclusions:
    • Ring of Kerry tour
    • Kinsale sightseeing: Old Head Signal Tower
    • Harbour Cruise

Other Inclusions

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers
  • Individual and team competitions with prizes
  • Fully escorted: Go Golfing’s experienced host & local guides
Tour Package Price

Early Bird Reward: Save EUR 400pp when you book before 25 November 2019
Early Bird Pricing
Golfer Twin Share – EUR 7,028 pp
Non-golfer Twin Share – EUR 5,275 pp
Golfer Single – EUR 9,509 pp

Retail Pricing

Golfer Twin Share – EUR 7,428 pp
Non-Golfer Twin Share – EUR 5,675 pp
Golfer Single – EUR 9,909 pp

DAY 1 | Saturday 20 June | DUBLIN

Welcome to the Emerald Isle! A representative will meet you at Dublin airport when you arrive to whisk you away to the centre of town for check-in.

Hotel: Maldron Dublin Airport Hotel, Dublin

DAY 2 | Sunday 21 June | LIMERICK

This morning, we leave Dublin and head for Limerick.  En route, we will discover highlights of the region, the Ballykilcavan Brewery and a delectable lunch at the French Table. In the afternoon, you can tour King John’s Castle and St Mary’s Cathedral.

Our home for the next two nights is the beautiful Adare Manor.

On the shore of the calm and scenic River Maigue sits the charming and iconic Adare Manor.  You will instantly feel welcome within the warm and cozy walls of the manor.

We have the chance to host our Welcome Dinner and Drinks in the manor’s intimate dining room, the Carriage House.

(B, D) Hotel: Adare Manor, Limerick

DAY 3 | Monday 22 June | LIMERICK

After breakfast, we will happily make our way to our first golf round of the trip – a spectacular one!  Adare Manor sits in a parkland estate and offers truly unique vistas of manicured landscapes and the serene waters of the River Maigue.  Each hole offers a different thrilling approach.

Non-golfers have a free day here to enjoy the manor’s facilities and spa or explore the local area.  Dinner and evening are at leisure for everyone.

(B) Hotel: Adare Manor, Limerick

DAY 4 | Tuesday 23 June | KILLARNEY

We take our time this morning after breakfast and bid our goodbyes to the manor before leaving for Killarney.  The road is a magic one, as we stop at the Cliffs of Moher and explore the Burren Region.  We will enjoy lunch in Bunratty before visiting the iconic Bunratty Castle. We will access the castle while passing through Folk Park, an authentically reconstructed traditional Irish village where you can feel yourself go back in time while walking amidst thatched cottages with their smoking chimneys, a forge and its working blacksmith, weavers and an old post office. The Walled Garden is also a must-see with vast displays of local flora.

In Killarney, we will check in to the Randles Hotel. You can enjoy an evening at your leisure to explore the town centre, which is a 5 minutes easy walk from the hotel.

(B) Hotel: Randles Hotel, Killarney 

DAY 5 | Wednesday 24 June | KILLARNEY

This morning we head off to enjoy our second round at Waterville Golf Links.

This stunning coastal course will remind you more than once why Ireland was on your golf bucket list.  Each hole here is spectacular and unique and the view from the 17th, named Mulcahy Peak after its founder, will take the crown.

Non-golfers will explore the Ring of Kerry. Evening is at leisure.

(B) Hotel: Randles Hotel, Killarney

DAY 6 | Thursday 25 June | KILLARNEY

Today we explore the Dingle Peninsula, part of the famed Wild Atlantic Way.   On our program we will visit the impressive Ross Castle, dating back to the 15th century.  The township of Dingle will be our stop for lunch before heading to Dunmore Head, which borders the Atlantic and is the westernmost point of Ireland and Europe.  Today is a full day of gorgeous panoramas and deep history with prehistoric ring forts and beehive huts, chapels, crosses and holy wells, quaint and scenic hamlets and ancient villages.

Evening at leisure.

(B,L) Hotel: Randles Hotel, Killarney 

DAY 7 | Friday 26 June | KILLARNEY

The day has finally arrived to play Ireland’s #1 course, currently ranked in the top 20 courses worldwide.  Ballybunion Golf Club is a true links course, set amidst the most impressive and largest of Ireland’s natural sand dunes. This is how the game of golf was meant to be played.  As beautiful as it is challenging, with Ballybunion’s setting and frequent onshore winds, this round will stay imprinted in your memory forever.

Non-golfers explore Listowel at leisure, with options to visit Listowel Castle, Kerry’s Writers Museum and the Lartique Monorail.

Enjoy your evening at leisure.

(B) Hotel: Randles Hotel, Killarney

DAY 8 | Saturday 27 June | KILLARNEY

Another unique round is in store today at Tralee Golf Club.  This is Arnold Parlmer’s first design in Ireland.  It is often said that Palmer created the front nine and mother nature did the rest. The course’s design is truly exceptional and will capture your attention from beginning to end.

Non-golfers will journey to the Burren Region to explore at leisure. Explore the Kerry Museum and visit the historic Blennerville Windmill.

Evening is at leisure.

(B) Hotel: Randles Hotel, Killarney

DAY 9 | Sunday 28 June | KINSALE

Today we head to the special town of Kinsale, with its beautiful streets filled with brightly coloured shopfronts. We will visit the Killarney Falconry where we will witness this ancient art up close with an amazing performance.  Our hotel In Kinsale, the Trident Hotel, is right on the harbour on River Bandon.

Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

(B) Hotel: Trident Hotel, Kinsale

DAY 10 | Monday 29 June | KINSALE

Today is special for all golfers alike.  Old Head Golf Links is one of the most scenic golf experiences you will ever live.  Set on 2 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline, this will be an epic round.  In addition to its amazing layout and setting, a network of caves and tunnels also run beneath your feet, making this an even more memorable and surreal experience.

Non-golfers will tour the Old Head Signal Tower, a beautifully restored viewing point of the Wild Atlantic Way.  After lunch in Kinsale, they will enjoy a 1-hour harbour cruise before meeting up with the golfers for dinner at Old Head.

(B) Hotel: Trident Hotel, Kinsale

DAY 11 | Tuesday 30 June | DUBLIN

After breakfast, we head back to where our trip started, Dublin.  On the way, we stop to tour the Waterford Crystal Factory.   Beautifully crafted vases, ornaments and glassware are all made on site and we will learn and witness this traditional process.

After lunch, we make our way to Dublin and check in to The Alex Hotel.  Our home for the last 3 nights of our trip is a luxurious boutique hotel right in the centre of the city. Enjoy your evening at leisure to explore Dublin.

(B) Hotel: The Alex Hotel, Dublin

DAY 12 | Wednesday 1 July | DUBLIN

Enjoy a classic Irish breakfast before we head to the Kilmainham Gaol, one of the most significant monuments in Irish history.  The Guinness Storehouse then welcomes us for a behind-the-scene visit and an unforgettable lunch.

For dinner, we will get to experience a truly Irish experience with dinner and a show at the famous Merry Ploughboy Irish Pub.  You will be amazed by the traditional music and river dance in this lively pub owned by traditional musicians and dating back to the early 1800s.

(B,L,D with drinks) Hotel: The Alex Hotel, Dublin

DAY 13 | Thursday 2 July | DUBLIN

This morning sees our final round of the trip at the beautiful links course at The European Club in Brittas Bay.  This is home for Pat Ruddy and what he and others call his masterpiece.  Absolutely unique and fantastic, this is a true reflection of the man himself.  From the quirky scorecards to the imaginative layout, you will be enchanted!

Non-golfers will get a chance to go out to Glendalough, a glacial valley, for a day at leisure. Not to be missed – a 6th century Monastic Settlement with impressive stone churches and a 30-metre high cylindrical tower. We’ll then meet the golfers for drinks at The European Club clubhouse.
(B) Hotel: The Alex Hotel, Dublin

DAY 14 | Friday 3 July | DUBLIN

This morning sadly ends our trip with farewells and transfers to Dublin airport. We recommend you to book flights departing after 3 pm to enjoy the most of Dublin before you leave. For the lucky guests continuing on to the England tour, your transfer will be to Shannon airport for your onward flight to England.

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