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The wildest parts of Ireland: 2012 Links Golf Trip

September 24, 2012

I’ll be blogging extensively on our recently completed links golf trip to NW Ireland. Today’s first post is our itinerary in case you’re interesting in looking up some of the courses or places in your Maps app.  Satellite images of these magnificant coastsc and courses could give you some idea of how remote they really are.

Final: Clay Group Itinerary

Day 1 – Thurs Sept 13th  – Arrive overseas flight. Get rental van, drive 15 minutes to Portmarnock Links Hotel (Hopefully early check-in for 2 hour nap).  Drive 15 minutes to play Royal Dublin @ 2:50pm (011-353 (0)1 833 6346).  Overnight at Portmarnock Links Hotel (to call from US 011-353-1-846 0611)

Day 2 – Fri Sept 14th  – Early breakfast, then 3+ hour drive to Ballina, check into hotel, then drive 15 minutes to play Enniscrone @ 1:56pm (011-353 (0)96 36297).  Overnight at Downhill Inn, Ballina. (from US 011-353-(0)96-73444)

Day 3 – Sat Sept 15th  – early departure, 1-1/4 hour drive to Belmullet. Play Carne @ 09:00am (011-353 (0)97 82292), overnight at Downhill Inn, Ballina.

Day 4 – Sun Sept 16th – leisurely breakfast, drive 1 hour to Rosses Point and play Co. Sligo @ 12:38pm (011-353 (0) 71 9177186 ).  After round, drive 1 hour to Donegal.  Overnight at Central Hotel, Donegal. (from US 011-353-(0)74-97 21027)

Day 5 – Mon Sept 17th  – Early breakfast, then 45 minute drive to play Narin & Portnoo @ 11:00am(011-353 (0)74 95 45107).  Overnight at Central Hotel, Donegal.

Day 6 – Tues Sept 18th – Early breakfast, then 1-1/4 hour drive to play Cruit Island @ 11:00am. (011-353- (0)74 954 3296.  9 hole course, might play 2 or 3 times.  Overnight at Central Hotel, Donegal.

Day 7 – Wed Sept 19th  – very early breakfast, 15 minute drive to play Donegal (Murvagh) @ 08:04am. (011-353 (0)74 97 34054). After lunch, drive 3+ hours back to Dublin area. Overnight Portmarnock Links Hotel.

Day 8 – Thurs Sept 20th  – early breakfast, drive 20 minutes to play The Island (Malahide) @ 08:50am. (011-353-(0)1 8436 205).  Overnight at Portmarnock Links Hotel.  Last night pub crawling in Dublin.

Day 9 – Fri Sept 21st – very early breakfast, then depart for Dublin Airport for USA – Delta 177 departs 9:30AM, arrives ATL 1:05PM local time.

Phone Calls: When calling from the US use 011–353 but don’t include the (0) in the city code.  For example: from US, to call our first hotel dial 011-353-1-846 0611, within Ireland dial 01-846 0611.

North & West Coast Links

(arranged all our golf tee times, rental car and hotels): John McLaughlin – General Manager, Justin Farrell- Sales & Marketing Manager

9 An Fuaran
, Moycullen
, Co. Galway,
Ireland

Tel: 011-353-(0)91 868642
  Fax: 011-353-(0)91 868645

email: wclgolf@iol.ie
  web: www.northandwestcoastlinks.com

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