South West by Chopper

South West Ireland by Chopper

Tom Watson’s favourite at Ballybunion, the Arnold Palmer designed Tralee, the world famous Waterville AND chopper to the truly spectacular Old Head of Kinsale. Golf vacations don’t get much better than this!

"Golf is an ideal diversion but a ruinous disease" - B.C. Forbes

Day 1

Arrive Shannon Airport

Play Doonbeg 

Situated on over 400-acres fronting 2 ½ miles on the Atlantic Ocean and featuring an 18-hole championship golf links course, the world-renowned Doonbeg is named the “#1 Resort in Europe” by Condé Nast Traveler, a “World’s Best” by Travel + Leisure and “European Golf Resort of the Year.”

Stay at the Doonbeg Lodge

Day 2

Play Lahinch Golf Club

No wonder Lahinch is ranked so highly in all ratings worldwide. The quality of this links cannot be created elsewhere – a truely unique experience. The sound of the Atlantic and the views of the bay and nearby Cliffs Of Moher creates a vista never to be forgotten. Friendly and helpful staff completes the 5 star package.

Stay at the Doonbeg Lodge

Day 3

Play Ballybunion (Old Course)

Located on the north west coast of County Kerry, on a beautiful stretch of sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll find two wonderfully challenging and unique links golf courses at Ballybunion – the Old Course and the Trent Jones Cashen Course

Stay at the 19th Lodge, Ballybunion

Day 4

Play Dooks, Co. Kerry

Enjoy Playing One of Ireland’s Oldest Links Golf Courses. If you are on a golfing break in Kerry you won’t want to miss the opportunity to play Dooks – a truly magical location for a stunning golf course. Experience breathtaking views and a unique links challenge that golfers have enjoyed since 1889.

Stay at Waterville House 

Day 5

Play Waterville Golf Links,

Golf Magazine (U.K.), the most prestigious of the European Union Golf Magazines, has published the rankings of the top 100 courses in Britain and Ireland for almost 40 years. Waterville first hit the 1988 list in the humble position of 49, and over the years, with patience and substantial investment, rose to their current position of 13th in Britain and Ireland.

Stay at Waterville House 

Day 6

Helicopter round-trip to play Old Head Golf Club

The brainchild of the late John and his brother Patrick O’Connor, Old Head golf Ccub has developed into one of the most recognised and sought after golf experiences anywhere on earth. It is a sanctuary for those seeking the finest in personalized service and the ultimate in links golf.

Stay at Ballygarry House Hotel

Day 7

Play Tralee Golf Club

Instituted October 1, 1896, Tralee Golf Club opened its present Arnold Palmer-designed course for play at Barrow in October, 1984, after moving from its nine-hole course at Mounthawk near Tralee. It was a great achievement for the Club. Having decided to buy land at Barrow back in 1980, the members dream of seeing the Club attain world-wide status has been realized.

Stay at Adare Manor

Day 8

 

Depart Shannon Airport

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