The Links of Northern Ireland

When it comes to embarking on a golf holiday to explore some of the world’s finest links courses, there are few destinations that can offer the perfect blend of quality AND quantity in the manor of Ireland.

Now…while the term “links” is commonplace in the world of golf, it is often misused, at least according to golfing purists who consider there to be fewer than 250 “true links” courses on the planet; courses laid out on special patches of infertile, sandy soil from which the sea has retreated long ago, often framed by colossal dunes covered in native grasses, with little or no protection from the elements. Read more