Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links

Found on the same linksland as its legendary neighbour it is a proper, modern, links course.

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links

County Dublin, Ireland

Overview

The Golf Links will always be compared with its neighbour, the Golf Club. Whilst the name probably doesn't help matters, it's pretty good golf in its own right!


Golf Course Review

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links lies on the same peninsula as Portmarnock Golf Club. Directly bordering the course to the north, the city of Dublin lies directly opposite to the West and the Irish Sea, Ireland's Eye, and the Hill of Howth to the East. 5 miles of beach, called the Velvet Strand, runs alongside the links eastern boundary.

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links History

The estate originally belonged to the Jameson family who played over a private golf course located here since the mid 19th century. The current links incorporated some of the original course into its layout!

The first golf course developed by IMG in Ireland opened for play in 1995 with Stan Eby guiding the affair and Bernhard Langer lending his name to the project.

Portmarnock Golf Links Photography

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Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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Architects

  • Langer, Bernhard
  • Eby, Stan

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Contact Details

County Dublin, D13 V2X7, Ireland

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Joe McDonnell & Evalu18 Ltd

Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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