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4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
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5.0
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5.0
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4.9
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 68
Length 5267 meters
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Dunfanaghy Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1905
Golf Season Year round
Architect Harry Vardon (1905)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Caddies Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.7
29 Reviews (29)
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

A really nice course with a few stunning holes

Dunfanaghy Golf course is one of those courses that is amazing value for money due to its more remote location. About half of the holes have views of the water and beach. It reminded me of Machrihanish on the tip of the Mull of Kintyre and anyone familiar with that course will know that it's very high praise. The course was in very good condition although my view of the greens was slightly masked by the moisture from the morning dew.

In an attempt to increase the difficulty and interest of the course I watched them carving out a new bunker on the 15th fairway (a very dull hole with nothing notable about it other than a small bunker at the front of the green). I hope they continue to add a few more of these in order to make it more of a challenge on a few of holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Brilliant course - Hidden Gem, must play Irish Links

This course is a true hidden gem, away from big resorts like Ballyliffin and Rosapenna, or Portnoo. However this place is stunning, with its slopey and speedy greens, picture perfect holes running along the coast line and a truely captivating layout. Would recommend anyone who can listen, please visit this course, it’s links heaven

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Quality links course at a bargain price.

Played Dunfanaghy many times over the years, never fails to tick my box. Classy, old style, natural links course that whilst relatively short, can be tricky depending on the wind. Scenery is second to none with the Atlantic ocean on one side and the mountains on the other. Normally 60 euros for a week day green fee, I only paid 15 euros through Golf Now! Bargain price for an early tee time which had the added advantage of a quick round.
Great place....... Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Day out

Good course in danger of over priceiing disappointed to see clubhouse and catering not open at 12 noon on a Saturday

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Sunny Thursday morning

Much improved greens compared with this time last year made this round much more enjoyable this time around. The sun shone, the wind blew (mostly helping) and the views over Sheephaven Bay were amazing. The work done on the greens in the last 12 months is to be commended. I will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great scenery

The course was brilliant, some challenging holes and spectacular ones. Would highly recommend to anyone who is visiting the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Lovely course

I found this course to be well laid out and in good order . It has its challenges but nothing that is impossible to over come. Its a great way to introduce first timers. I enjoyed my round alot

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Links heaven in Dunfanaghy!

.........it’s early January and we’re having a short break in Donegal, it’s unseasonably mild and the Links at Dunfanaghy are resplendent as always, it would be remiss not to get out and feel the breeze of the Atlantic and hopefully rattle a few pars & birdies! Dunfanaghy is a relatively short Links at 5,300 mts but it holds a challenge as tight as any especially if the wind is blowing off the bay! 5 Par 3’s and just the one Par 5, the 16th, belie the difficultly of a true Links, the Par 3 7th is 209 mts and 17th 170, tough in a gale, the picturesque 9th is only 124 but you could use a 7 Iron one day and a Driver the next! Some serious Par 4’s prevail, the 3rd, 8th, 10th across the sea, 14th green tucked in near Clubhouse, and the 28th a lovely finishing Hole, and finally the Par 5 16th, bit of a monster at 500mts, a bogey here would do any day! The Clubhouse has a friendly ambiance and regular locals wee James & Roger enhance the experience with some great stories apres golf! All in all it’s a lovely course to play and you never know you might bump into Paul McGinley former Ryder Cup Captain, his Mum & Dad live in Dunfanaghy!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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