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Waterville Golf Links

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Address: Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
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Awesome links course

They have huge dunes and great views. It was an awesome "Irish golf" experience. The round takes a while but it's worth it. The course is awesome and beautiful and feels like you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 October 2016
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

They have huge dunes and great views. It was an awesome "Irish golf" experience. The round takes a while but it's worth it. The course is awesome and beautiful and feels like you get lost in the field. Highly recommend. And the town is adorable with lots of restaurants. Yes they have a driving range. Caddies are not completely necessary... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is truly a magnificent course. Not easy, but very fair if you can keep it on the fairway- punishing if you can`t. The greens are superb and a credit to the staff. Lovely location with some wonderful views. Clubhouse was great and the staff very helpful. I would definitely like to play here again.

Thank Julian C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We played this course on a day when the fog had rolled in to stay, it was so thick and kept us wet all day but we were prepared for it! This is an amazing course, be ready for the wind. It will move your ball, I promise!! You will still love this experience.

Thank NCtravelerswithPup
Briantree, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I really enjoyed Waterville Golf Links. The course is well thought out and you don't need a caddie to find your way around. The greens were in good shape, the fairways were a bit on the rugged side but certainly playable. They even have golf carts, a welcome sight after 8 days of walking! The folks here are very friendly... More 

Thank eddier02184
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first experience of golfing a true links course. The golf course and the surroundings of this golf course was indescribable. Will be back!!

Thank Linda J
Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

It's not clear why this course is so highly ranked and rated. Most of the course sits in a low lying area to the interior of the actual linksland (rolling dunes) so there are very few water views. The fairways do not drain well so they are sodden and show the wear of many rounds of play. At least the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

As a 14 HC, I am not a great golfer, but I do appreciate a good course. This course, I feel, deserves its lofty ranking, as while I felt it was not an easy course, it was fair. Additionally, it held no gimmicks, but was just a very well laid out plat of land that I believe many golfers would... More 

Thank Phil J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The course is quite famous and was rated in the top 100 in the world on various lists in the past 10 years, that's why we made the long trek from Killarney. Driving there was the most difficult of our trip throughout the republic. Staff and service is not great. Completely different experience from Ballybunion and Lahinch. They acted as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Views on this course can be amazing. It's not a manicured course like many in North America but it fits the land well. It's not as challenging as Tralee but many of the holes are great layouts especially on the back nine. Highly recommended.

Thank Dan Mac 5904
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Played a round here after playing 3 other courses. All have been very good. The scenery was wonderful. The course is a little more wide open than the other three we played so far, there is plenty of scenery to make up for it. Our caddie was very helpful and we were able to play the course in about 3.5... More 

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