Best of Ireland - Self-Drive

“Our passion is playing golf on the greatest courses in the world, travel with us and experience golf at its best”
Dates Icon24th July - 11th August, 2025
Nights Icon18 nights
Golf Courses Icon12 rounds of golf
Escorted By IconEscorted by Ian Greenwood (Self-Drive)
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On this 19-day (Self-Drive) escorted tour you will play the greatest courses in Ireland - the famous courses near Dublin, the gems of the South West and the crown jewels of Royal County Down & Royal Portrush. This is the complete golf tour of Ireland.

 The tour begins in Newcastle where the tour starts off with a bang with world class golf at Royal County Down (which has been rated Number 1 in the world by Golf Digest) and a stay at the iconic Slieve Donard Hotel.

You then head south to Dublin for sightseeing and golf at The Island and Portmarnock

You then head north to Rosapenna and play the fabulous new St Patricks Links (rated no 3 in Ireland) designed by Tom Doak.

Then it is off to Northern ireland and a stay at the famous Bushmills Inn where we play Royal Portrush (host of the 2025 Open Championship) and the dramatic Portstewart.

You then head to the brilliant South West of Ireland where you play Ballybunion, Tralee, Old Head, and finally Waterville.

Along the way you stay in iconic hotels, lodges & inns, and take time out to explore all the 'must see' sights.

If you love great golf you will love Ireland!


Ireland is one of the great golfing destinations anywhere.

The courses are dramatic, beautiful, challenging and great fun!

The people are so engaging and the music in the Irish pubs is something special.

This amazing small group tour takes you 'all over' Ireland and give you the complete Irish golfing experience.


The courses you will play are

 Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, The Island, Portmarnock, Rosapenna Sandy Links, St Patrick Links, Portstewart, Doonbeg, Ballybunion Old, Old Head, Tralee, Waterville

The Travelling Golfer is a full-service Travel agency specialising in small group golfing tours to great golfing destinations around the world.
We use our expertise to ensure you play the BEST courses each country has to offer.
Travel, play and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow golfers who share the passion.


What our clients say.

"This is the best golf tour you could ever do. Of course the golf courses are brilliant and the accommodation spot on. But what you can’t beat is the fact the Travelling Golfer wants to make it the best experience ever.” Blair Open Rota 2022

"An absolutely amazing trip and exceptional value for money. I would certainly go on another golfing trip organised by The Travelling Golfer.” Helene Women’s UK Tour 2022

"The Travelling Golfer could not have made this a more perfect experience. They deliver what they promise. I would not consider using any other group to plan any other golfing destination in the world. I look forward to going on many other golf adventures using this group.” Peter Open Rota 2022

"Hard to imagine a better golfing experience". Geoff Open Rota 2022

"This was our third Travelling Golfer trip and each one has exceeded our expectations with planning and implementation". Chris Vietnam 2015 France 2016, Italy 2018

"What a fantastic trip we all had.Great golf, unsurpassed organisation, diverse accommodation, not to mention the camaraderie." Marlene Women’s UK Tour 2022

"The Italy Tour far exceeded every expectation." Bridget Italy 2017

"Perfect combination of golf and sightseeing." Sue, Central Europe 2019

“Thank you for crafting such an interesting golf trip. A great combination of courses and a very special finish at Kauri Cliffs. Your organisation and problem solving are superb.” Helen & Paul North New Zealand 2022