Trump International Golf Links Ireland

4.3333000000 4.3 stars from 5 (6)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6911 yards

TEE TIMES FROM: $60.00 VIEW TEE TIMES
  • Doonbeg, County Clare, Ireland
  • +353 (0) 65 905 5602
  • +353 (0) 65 905 5247
  • trumpgolfireland.com

Year built: 2002
Architect(s): Greg Norman (2002)
Type: Public
Style: Links
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Dress code: Proper golf attire.

Tees

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6911 yards 0.0 0
White 72 6361 yards 0.0 0
Yellow 72 5675 yards 0.0 0
Red 72 4801 yards 0.0 0

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.3 stars from 5
Overall Condition: 4.5 stars from 5
Value: 4.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.7 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.5 stars from 5
Food & Beverage: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.3 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 6 Reviews
5 stars:
3
4 stars:
2
3 stars:
1
2 stars:
0
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

5 out of 6 reviews


Reviews


Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender

"Overrated"


mikemcgreevy1's avatar
Age: 45-54
Gender: Male
Skill: Advanced
Plays: Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/21/2014
First time playing

Reviewed on

Have played many courses in Ireland lahinch ballybunion trailee course even when finished wont touch them got serious attitude from a guy working on course for walking up a closed fairway to look at one of the few views that were out there. This course is not that close to the ocean like other great Irish ones don't waste your time just because it's a trump property.


18 Hole Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Overall Condition: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Superb"


01gooseman's avatar
Skill: Intermediate
Plays: Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/08/2014
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Golfnow the way forward. Found a great deal and wanted to play a top class west coast links course!! I found it in doonbeg..awesome course, fairways like carpet altho greens caught me by surprise for a links as seemed slow but in very good condition. Views best I have come across and I've played north Cornwall and north Devon links courses!!!! It was a massive highlight for me to be able to play this course and realistically made possible by a superb deal on golf now..happy days! For info never played to my 13 handicap as wind was blowing in classic links style lol


18 Hole Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Overall Condition: Excellent


I recommend this course


"soggy fun"


boneowens's avatar
Skill: Intermediate
Plays: Once a week
Handicap: 10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/11/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Played in 30MPH winds and monsoon like rain, so hard to give objective review on the course itself. Mt caddy was great as was the staff. I had always wondered what playing a high dollar course was like, and one thing I learned was that they treat you like your are special as soon as you walk in the door. The guys in the club house, caddy room, on the range were all great.


18 Hole Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty: Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"More change is coming to Trump Ireland"


JasonDeeganGA's avatar
Golf Advisor
Age: 35-44
Gender: Male
Skill: Advanced
Plays: Once a week
Handicap: 5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/15/2013
Previously played Paired up at course Walked Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I haven't played the old Doonbeg since a Writer's Cup tournament in 2010. Much has changed since then. Donald Trump now owns the resort and a course battered by winter storms has seen tweaks on four coastal holes, Nos. 5-6 and 9 and 14. Martin Hawtree has helped the links become playable again by creating several new greens and a completely new par 3 at no. 14 to replace the old signature hole. More changes are coming. I've played the course probably 5-6 times over the years, and once I got the blind shots out of the way after the first round, I've always loved it. It's more scenic than Lahinch and the hospitality in the lodge and clubhouse are over-the-top fantastic. I can't wait to see if Hawtree can make the routing even more dynamic with new dunes in play. It could shoot up the top 100 charts. That's how special the setting is.


18 Hole Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Overall Condition: Excellent

Course Difficulty: Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Doonbeg Brilliance"


TNavin's avatar
Skill: Intermediate
Plays: Once a month
Handicap: 20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/22/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Staff was awesome. Views from the course are spectacular. I would recommend staying at the lodge. Also the food is wonderful at both restaurants.

I would recommend getting a caddie for the first time visitor. Knowing the course and some help tracking and finding any ball that strays off the fairway will certainly be welcome.

A great experience and I'll definitely be back.


18 Hole Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty: Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Phenomenal stay-and-play in Ireland"


BrandonTuckerGA's avatar
Golf Advisor
Age: 25-34
Gender: Male
Skill: Advanced
Plays: Few times a week
Handicap: 5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/03/2013
First time playing Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Average weather

Reviewed on

Doonbeg is undeniably one of the best stay-and-play options in GB & I. The lodge is spacious and exquisitely appointed with large rooms and particularly caters to groups. The links is a modern complement to the historic links nearby like Lahinch. Some holes that play within the dunes are some of the most spectacular links holes in existence.


Player Tip: Bring a caddy along on your first loop, there are definitely a few points they'll be needed (like the bunker in the middle of the green).

18 Hole Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Overall Condition: Excellent

Course Difficulty: Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course