How To Play Links Golf
First, if you already play a lot of links golf – real links golf – then this blog probably isn’t for you. If so, I apologise.

Second, you may think golf is golf… what makes links golf any different to the ‘regular’ parkland golf I play?

The thing is, it is different. Very different. Forget for a minute that links golf is the purest and earliest form of the game… what makes it stand out is the physical characteristics of the landscape. The dunes, the lack of trees, the deep bunkering, the shapes of fairways and greens.

That in itself suggests the need for a different style of golf. And then there’s the wind.

So yes, a few extra skills, a different point of view, an acceptance of your fallibility… they’ll all help.

Here are eight tips and suggestions to consider when you decide it’s time to play links golf. Once you’re done, come to Carne Golf Links and give.
Posted by admin at Jun 23, 2016 Category: Other
Tags: Bump and run, carne golf links, How to play links golf, Irish Links Courses

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 top