Top 100 links golf courses in GB&I: 8 – PortmarnockDecember 15, 2014 Courses and Travel
We take a closer look at Portmarnock in our top 100 list of links golf courses in GB&I
Designer: WS Pickeman, George Ross, Mungo Park, George Coburn
Address: Portmarnock Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin
Full course listing: CLICK HERE
What our panellists said:
MM: Quality all the way.
DW: The best course in Ireland that I have played.
KE: Some might not agree but to me this is a bit boring.
CC: It doesn’t get much better than this.
DJ: A strong test.
Commentary: We rank this as the best course in the Republic of Ireland – the former Walker Cup venue is a class act. It’s often described as Ireland’s answer to Muirfield, offering a similar blend of subtle and testing holes with regular changes in direction. What’s more, there is a third nine here, the Yellow, that barely suffers in comparison to the established championship 18. Unspectacular in the main but peerless in terms of quality.
For information about our top 100 list panellists CLICK HERE
To find how how we conducted the test CLICK HERE
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