Ballyliffin Golf Club Old Links

One of Ireland's most Northerly links, a long journey but it's worth the effort.

Ballyliffin Golf Club Old Links

County Donegal, Ireland

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The Ballyliffin Golf Club - Old Links may not be as 'old' as many others but it certainly has all the charm of an old-world classic.

Nick Faldo & Ballyliffin Golf Club

Nick Faldo is to Ballyliffin Golf Club Old Links what Tom Watson is to Ballybunion Golf Club. Both world-renowned players helped put it on the map and we are all better for it.

The acclaim Nick Faldo brought to the links also won him some design work. The original course was a modest 9 hole laid out in 1947 and the course was further extended to 18 holes in 1973. Nick Faldo then added 32 peat revetted bunkers in addition to 1000 extra yards in length in 2006.

Tom Doak says the fairways are the most wrinkled he has ever seen!

Ballyliffin GC Pollan Links

Ballyliffin Golf Club Pollan Links was completed over the 2019-2020 winter season. The new short course is a bit of fun to accent the two championship courses on offer with holes ranging from 90-147 yards in length.

The course may not require length but the greens and bunkers will provide plenty of drama, built to be peers to the other 36 on the big boy's courses.

Ranked68/100in GB&I
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Frank Pennink was known for: Simple yet effective greens & green complexes. Limited use of fairway bunkers. Greens frequently on plateaux with severe run-offs on all sides.

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County Donegal, F93 C573, Ireland

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A photo of the book Golfer's Companion by Frank Pennink.Evalu18

Featured Architect: Frank Pennink

Frank Pennink was known for: Simple yet effective greens & green complexes. Limited use of fairway bunkers. Greens frequently on plateaux with severe run-offs on all sides.

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The Putter Tailor - Made to Measure Putters and Wedges

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