Ballybunion Golf Club

Nobody can call himself a golfer until he has played at Ballybunion; you would think the game originated there

Tom Watson

Overview

A thrilling links golf experience, the seaside wind at Ballybunion provides a test for even the best of golfers. The course is uniquely challenging and memorable, with a range of holes that incorporate the natural terrain of the area, including towering dunes, rolling fairways and unpredictable winds.

Key Info

Location

Ballybunion, Co. Kerry

Architect

James McKenna, Tom Simpson

Established

1893

Par

71

Course Length

6,739 yards (Blue Tees)
6,383 (White)
5,486 (Ladies)

Signature Holes

Hole 2 – ‘Kennells – Par 4
Hole 7 – ‘Castle Green’ – Par 4
Hole 11 – ‘Watsons’ – Par 4

Notable Events Hosted

Irish Open (2000)

Included in these tours