How many golf courses are there in Ireland?

Category: Golf Courses of the World
number of golf courses in Ireland

Clue

Quite a lot for such a small island

Answer

According to the R&A’s Golf Around the World 2019 report there are 494 golf courses in Ireland.

More about the golf courses in Ireland

Ireland is home to over 25% of all the natural links courses.

Some of the best golf courses in Ireland are: Royal County Down, Royal Portrush - Dunluce Links, Lahinch Golf Club (Old Course), Tralee Golf Club, Portmarnock Golf Club, European Club, Waterville Golf Links, Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg, Co. Sligo Golf Club, The Island Golf Club and more.

The International Association of Golf Tour Operators named Ireland as the International Golf Destination of the year in 2004.

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