The Island Golf Club
Donabate, Dublin
Tel : +353 (0)1 8436104 Fax : +353 (0)1 8436860

Frank Walsh is manager. Trolley and buggy hire available. Practice and restaurant facilities. For description see golfer reviews below

20 km north of Dublin

Course Details

Course Name: The Island Holes: 18 Yardage: 6622 SSS: 72

For an appreciation and independent view of this course please see golfer reviews.

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  • Europe Golf courses reviews Paul Goti 7/98

    Paul Goti wrote on: Jun 30, 1998

    One of the truly great links courses in Ireland. Great feeling of tranquility as you play through the corridors of sand dunes on most of the front nine and the latter part of the back nine Some very testing golf holes, particularly the index one 3rd which requires a good drive and second shot to a small raised green protected by a bunker on the left. The ball ineviably hits the faiway approaching the green and kicks right. The spectacular par three 13th, 190 metres with the sea to the right. The 14th with a very narrow fairway and long narrow green. The 18th requires two very long and accurate shots. There is a nice friendly atmosphere in the new clubhouse. I believe the club is hosting the Irish Amateur Golf Championship this year. I wish them all the best and will be back.


  • Europe Golf courses reviews Francois Gacougnolle-Larrieu 7/98

    Francois Gacougnolle-Larrieu wrote on: Jun 30, 1998

    Watch out, this is a true links as advertised. This means out-of-this-earth landscape, no trees, and rough that swallows balls more often than not if you happen to err more than a yard away from the fairway. Psychologically, a true masochistic delight for anybody who is not used to play links. But then, none there expects you to play your handicap the first time off these tees, especially on the 14th, so narrow you barely notice there is a fairway. Played on a beautiful day, without too much wind, though, and I thoroughly enjoyed the punishment.