Carne Golf Links

Wild, pure, remote and rugged... perhaps Eddie Hackett's best 18!

Carne Golf Links

County Mayo, Ireland

Overview

Tom Doak says these are the largest dunes he has ever seen...

The local Belmullet Golf Club was founded in 1925 and was invited to be the resident club at Carne in 1992.

Carne Golf Links Videos

No Laying Up's visit to Carne Golf Links can be seen here

Watch Carne's promo video here

North & West Coast Links Golf video can be seen here

John Garrity's take on the course can be found here


Golf Course Review

Carne Golf Links lies on the edge of nowhere... well actually, it's in North Mayo, Ireland. While there is much talk about the Wild Atlantic Way, this definitely embodies the essence of that moniker. With views of the Atlantic and the islands of Inis Glóire and Inis Géidhe, there are 27 stunning holes on offer.

The Original Hackett Course

Eddie Hackett designed the original 18 holes known as the Hackett Course. This remote links would turn out to be his final design. The first nine opened in 1992, the second nine opened in 1993, and the clubhouse was completed in 1995.

The Kilmore & Dunes Course

Another 9 holes were added in 2013 and were known as The Kilmore 9. Recently, the nines were swapped with the back nine of the Hackett Course combined with the Kilmore 9 to produce the Dunes. The claim is this has created the largest dunes golf course in the world.

Carne Golf Links Photography

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A photograph of Carne Golf Links by Adam Toth.

Ranked78/100in GB&I

Featured Architect: Eddie Hackett

Eddie Hackett disdained hidden hazards and blind shots. Very seldom are they found in his designs. Simplistic in nature, his work left good enough alone the holes "God provided him."

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County Mayo, F26 TY03, Ireland

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Featured Architect: Eddie Hackett

Eddie Hackett disdained hidden hazards and blind shots. Very seldom are they found in his designs. Simplistic in nature, his work left good enough alone the holes "God provided him."

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The Putter Tailor - Made to Measure Putters and Wedges

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