Ultimate Itinerary: Southwest Ireland

Of all the great golf destinations in Ireland, the southwest stands supreme

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Nineteenth-century Lahinch Golf Club in County Clare is one of southwest Ireland's popular must-play links.

Wonderful courses abound in all corners of the Emerald Isle, but if we were forced to choose one particular region for an ultimate itinerary, Southwest Ireland tops our list. With its rolling green hills and ever-changing seas, picture postcard villages and cozy country pubs, Southwest Ireland—speci

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Ultimate Itinerary: Southwest Ireland