12 Top Tips for a Golf Trip To Ireland – Part 1

Twelve Top Tips for a Golf Trip To Ireland – Part 1

When you’ve made the decision to take a golf trip it is easy to focus on the destination and the mustplay courses… but there is so much more involved if you are to maximise your enjoyment. Every golf trip requires planning – whether you’re travelling a few thousand miles or just a couple of hundred yards. Consider the essentials (golf shoes) and the nice-to-haves (umbrella); consider the mix of friends, the variety of handicaps and, of course, the different needs of every golfer making the journey.

It’s no easy task, so here’s a 12 stage guide to ensure that any golf trip to Ireland (and Carne, obviously) is the thrilling adventure you want it to be.

1. Your Irish Golf Itinerary
2. When to Come?
3. Golf Clubs & Bag
4. Golf Club Travel Case
Posted by admin at Jun 22, 2016 Category: Other
Tags: golf in the north west of ireland, Irish Links Courses, Top Tips for Golfing in Ireland

In Search of Value
Ask any golfer for their definition of ‘value for money’ and the range of answers will be very broad indeed. There are those who think that a €40 green fee is excessive while others will part company with €250 to enjoy a once-in-a-life-time experience. No doubt, during a round or in the clubhouse, you have heard or yourself uttered the refrain, “I’d never pay over XXX for a green fee,” where XXX could be any amount from €40 to €200.

That’s fair enough. It all comes down to your budget and how much you want to play top courses. You can still play some first class clubs for under €100, and even under €40 – Carne included – but many of the world’s best will be beyond reach. So, ask yourself a simple question: how much would you pay to play Augusta, Valderamma, Pine Valley, St. Andrews… because those are all going to be once-in-a-life-time experiences, aren’t they? And, in Ireland, we are lucky to be blessed with links golf courses that rank.
Posted by admin at Jun 22, 2016 Category: Other
Tags: bucket list golf courses, Carnes green fees, golf in the north west of ireland, links golf courses, premier Ireland golf courses top