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The Island Golf Club

The Island Golf Club | Corballis, Donabate K36 V993, Ireland
+353 1 843 6205
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That is LINKS

Go and see, play and love it. Just a must if you like Links courses. Personally better than Royal... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reli61
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Zurich, Switzerland
fantastic!

a great golfcourse with history ! front 9 play harder as you have a lot of blind shots to manage... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Matthias F
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Founded in 1890, this is one of the oldest and highest ranked Links golf courses in Ireland and a true links golf experience. Located only 15 minutes from Dublin Airport and 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre, the Island Golf Club will challenge your game while presenting beautiful vistas.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“That is LINKS”
9 Jul 2018
“fantastic!”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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The Island Golf Club | Corballis, Donabate K36 V993, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go and see, play and love it. Just a must if you like Links courses. Personally better than Royal County Down and K Club. Even if it was very dry you still had the feeling that this is the beginning of golf. Rough, brutal and...More

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John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and your very generous compliments. We are very proud of our links and were delighted to welcome you to the Club. Please stay in touch by following us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

a great golfcourse with history ! front 9 play harder as you have a lot of blind shots to manage, the back nine have the narrowest fairway I have seen for a long time ... a truly great course !More

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John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Matthias Thank you for your kind words about The Island. It was great to welcome you to the Club. I'm glad you enjoyed hole 14 and our very narrow fairway. Please stay in touch and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for updates...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Weather has dried out the course but still playable. Lots of run. Hit a seven iron 195 yards. Many drives extra 30 yards. Has the narrowest fairway at 12 yards. No par 3 until number 9. Worth taking a caddy. No real food available. Need...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Fabulous golf links with beautiful views of the Sea. Excellent restaurant and comfortable bar. Fees are reasonable.More

Thank Kate H
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John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Kate Thank you for taking the time to post a review about The Island. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to play with us and your kind words about the course, restaurant and bar are gratefully received. We endeavour to look after...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Played a round with friends and found it a spectacular and very tough course. The staff are super friendly. We had dinner afterwards and the food was top class. The chief came out to speak to us with recommendations and the waiter was very attentive....More

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John L, General Manager at The Island Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Larry Thank you for your kind words about The Island and in particular the staff. We were delighted to welcome you to the Club and hope that we can welcome you back again in the near future. Many thanks John Lawler General Manager

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I organized a golf trip with 11 friends from Connecticut and playing The Island GC was the golfing highlight of the trip for most of the group. The course is an epic layout and truly memorable links experience. The caddies though really made the day...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Must play course. Great links golf- Great local caddies. Lots of blind shots and places you don't want to be surrounding many tucked away greens. One Fairway is 20 yards long tee to green and sits on edge of inlet. Some spectacular holes .

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We played this fresh off of the plane with no sleep for 36 hours. It was rainy most of the round. We still enjoyed the layout and views. The staff was great in helping us get out early. Nice small pro shop. Good carts for...More

1  Thank Gary C
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Management response:Responded 20 September 2016

Dear Gary Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope we can welcome you back again in the near future. Many Thanks John Lawler General Manager

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Island used to be the private play ground for a small group of gentlemen but thankfully the course is open to the public and it is well worth a visit. Because of the location near Dublin's airport Island makes sense for an opening or closing...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We played this course on what must have been one of the best days of the year: blue skies and gentle wind made for a fun day. Drinks and lunch afterwards on the terrace and all 16 of us picked up sun tans... Food was...More

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