GOLF TOURS


FIRST SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 - Evening departure for your trans-Atlantic flight.
Day 2 - Early morning arrival at the Shannon Airport. Pick-up an 8-passenger minivan with automatic shift. Drive approximately 2 hours to Killarney and check-in at the Killeen House Hotel for 4 nights in 4 single rooms. This is a wonderful, small hotel/inn owned and managed by Michael & Geraldine Rosney. Rest of the day is free to catch-up on lost sleep, relax and perhaps do a little sightseeing or take a walk around the Lakes of Killarney. You may want to drive around the Dingle Peninsula, park the van, and walk around Brandon Point, Brandon Head or Slea Head.

If you are anxious to play an unscheduled round of golf, you probably get on the Dingle (Ceann Sibeal) Golf Club, Dooks Golf Club or Beaufort Golf Club. You will find Michael Rosney (owner of Killeen House) very accommodating and willing to call ahead on your behalf.

Day 3 - Killarney - Killeen House. Tralee Golf Club tee time at 1:00pm 1 round.
Day 4 - Killarney - Killeen House. Waterville Golf Links tee time at 1:00pm 1 round.
Day 5 - Killarney - Killeen House. Killarney Golf & Fishing Club (Killeen Course) tee time at 1:00pm 1 round.
Day 6 - You will have plenty of time to pack and drive the 1 hours to Ballybunion for a 1:00pm tee time on the Old Course for 1 round.

After golf continue the drive north for another 1 hours to Lahinch. There is a very pleasant short-cut across the River Shannon on a car ferry between Tarbert and Killimer. It operates regularly throughout the day and takes about 20 to 30 minutes. There are no reservations, as it is handled on a fist-come-first-serve basis.

Check-in at the Aberdeen Arms Hotel for 2 nights in 4 singles. This is a venerable, old hotel that has been serving the coastal resort area and Lahinch golfers for years. It is a good, solid establishment that was renovated a few years ago.

Day 7 - Lahinch - Aberdeen Arms Hotel. Lahinch Golf Club (Old Course) tee time at 9:00am 1 round.

For the afternoon on the last day, you may want to try for another round at Lahinch by speaking with the starter, or take this opportunity to visit the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren.

Day 8 - The drive to Shannon will take approximately 1 hour for an afternoon departure on your trans-Atlantic flight.
Cost - $2650.00 (per person).
Included - Roundtrip economy airfare and taxes from an East Coast gateway. For those who enjoy their comfort and would contemplate Business Class, add approximately $4000.00.

Minivan rental for the entire stay with unlimited free mileage, taxes, basic insurance & collision damage waiver.

6 nights single room accommodations with full breakfast daily, taxes& gratuities

Green fees for 5 rounds of golf.

Not Included - Gasoline, caddy fees, lunch, dinner, drinks and anything else of a personal nature.



SECOND SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 - Evening departure for your trans-Atlantic flight.
Day 2 - Change planes in Dublin and arrive Belfast at 9:10am. Met by 19-seater bus (fitted out with a small fridge and tables) with driver/guide.

Drive north & west to Ballyliffin on the Inishowen Peninsula and check-in at the Ballyliffin Hotel for 2 nights.

Afternoon round at Ballyliffin Golf Club (Old Links Course).

Day 3 - Ballyliffin Hotel. Morning & afternoon rounds at Ballyliffin Golf Club (Glasheedy Course).
Day 4 - Drive to Portrush and check-in at Bushmills Inn Hotel for 1 night. Afternoon round at Royal Portrush (Dunluce Course).
Day 5 - Morning round at Royal Portrush (Dunluce Course). Drive to Newcastle and check-in at the Briers Country Guest House for 2 nights.
Day 6 - The Briers Country Guest House. Morning & afternoon rounds at Royal County Down (Championship Course).
Day 7 - Late morning or early afternoon round at County Louth Golf Club (Baltray). Drive to Malahide (Dublin) and check-in at the Grand Hotel for 3 nights.
Day 8 - Grand Hotel. Morning and afternoon rounds at Portmarnock Golf Club.
Day 9 - Grand Hotel. Morning and afternoon rounds at Portmarnock Golf Links.
Day 10 - Morning free. Afternoon departure from Dublin on a trans-Atlantic flight.
Cost - $3695.00 (per person).
Included - Trans-Atlantic economy fare from the East Coast, 8 nights hotel accommodations on a share twin basis, full breakfast daily, 19-seater bus with driver, green fees for 12 rounds, and all local taxes &services charges.
Not Included - Gasoline, caddy fees, drinks, meals other than breakfast, and any items of a personal nature.
$300.00 -Single room supplement.


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