The Links Portmarnock golf club Dublin

The Links Portmarnock golf course Dublin

The Links Portmarnock Golf Course

The Links Portmarnock Club Crest

There were very few locations in Europe that could have allowed scope to design such a classic championship links."  ...Bernhard Langer.

The Portmarnock Links opened to great acclaim in June 1995 and has been receiving accolades from visiting golf writers and top professionals ever since. Designer Bernhard Langer has produced a classic masterpiece to rival any of the great Irish and Scottish courses. Inspirational use of natural dunes-land features, the creative use of elevated tees and greens, acutely angled doglegs and ninety-eight strategically placed bunkers test the most accomplished players. Each individual hole presents its own exacting challenge.

The Portmarnock Links is situated on a 208-acre site beside the famous Velvet Strand, between the village of Howth and Malahide. The resort is located 15 minutes from Dublin airport and 25 minutes from downtown Dublin.

Portmarnock Links is the venue of the AIB Ladies Irish Open to be played from July 11th to 13th 2008.

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 23-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2017 (Up-2);

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 25-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2016 (Up-1);

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 26-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2015 (Same);

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 90-ranked golf course the UK and Ireland, by "Golf Monthly" in 2012

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 26-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2014 (Down-3);

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 23-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2013 (Up-8);

Portmarnock Links was voted the No. 31-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2012;

Portmarnock Links was voted theNo. 22 Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2012, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

Portmarnock Links was voted  the No. 31-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2010;

Portmarnock Links was voted  the No. 22 Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2010, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

Portmarnock Links was voted  the  No. 25-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2009;

Portmarnock Links was voted  the No. 22 Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2009, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

Portmarnock Links was voted  the  No. 25-ranked golf course in Ireland, by "Golf Digest Ireland" in 2008;

Portmarnock Links was voted the  No. 22 Links/Shoreline Course in Ireland by "Backspin" Irelands leading Golf magazine in 2008, the panel comprised of a selection of 52 Professional and amateur golfers throughout Ireland;

  • Golf Deals » The Links Portmarnock

  • Stay Dine & Play @ Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links €149.00

    Offer valid from 01 Oct 2016 to 01 Oct 2017 Detail:

    2 Nights with Breakfast,1 Round of Golf and One Evening Meal,Breakfast included A Golfer's Treat!

    The luxury 4 star Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, is the only Dublin hotel based golf links course. Rated in the top 100 golf links course, the hotel has superb golfing credentials. Overlooking the Irish Sea, the course is a real treat for the discerning golfer. From €149 to €265
    Terms & Conditions
    Contact res@portmarnock.com or call +353 (0) 1 846 0611 to check available tee times.Tee times are subject to availability.
    Click Here to Book On-Line:
    http://www.portmarnock.com/golf.html

Green Fees Winter Midweek: €45
Green Fees Winter Weekends & B.H.: €70
Green Fees April to October: €125
Green Fees Weekends & B.H. April to October: €125
Green Fees with a Member: €35/55
Green Fees for Opens: €50/60
Practice Area: Yes
Club Hire: €55
Yes
Buggy Hire:€50 Yes
Soft Spikes: No
Full Membership Available: Yes
Full Membership Fee: €2,500
Entrance Fee: None
Course Type Links
No Holes 18
Members 100
Designer Stan Eby & Bernard Langer
Founded 1995
Address

Portmarnock Hotel Links,
Strand Road,
Portmarnock,
Co. Dublin

Telephone 01-8666592
Email mcassidy@portmarnock.com
Website The Links Portmarnock golf club website
Secretary/Manager: Moira Cassidy
Captain: John Ruane
Lady Captain: Moira Cassidy
President: Derek Shortall
Vice-Captain: None 
Hon. Secretary: Andrew Rittweger 
Club Pro: Conor Russell 01-866592
Hon. Treasurer: John Ruane
Comp. Secretary: Karl Pierce

Location Map

GPS Coord*
Lat:53.422192
Long:-6.123462
*Please check information before travelling

General Facts & Information

Course opening hours: Daylight hours Clubhouse opening hours: 8.00am to 11.30pm
Mobile phones: Not on course
Dress Code: Neat and casual, no denim
Catering: Full catering, facilities  Days to Avoid: None
Green Fees and Societies Welcome: Midweek & Weekends Pre-booking for open Tournaments: 14 Days in advance

The Links Portmarnock Golf Club Fixtures 2017 provisional*

Open & Major Fixtures 2017 (Confirmed)        
Event* Start Finish Type Duration
Captain's Prize

  Closed
1
President's Prize     Closed 1
Start of Open Week Wednesday 19 July Saturday 22 July Open 4
Singles Stableford Wednesday 19 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Thursday 20 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Friday 21 July   Open 1
Singles Stableford Saturday 22 July   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 3 October   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 10 October   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 17 October   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 24 October   Open 1
Singles Stableford Monday 30 October   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 31 October   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.)
Tuesday 7 November
  Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 14 November   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 21 November   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 28 November   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 5 December
  Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 12 December   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 19 December   Open 1
2018 Winter Series 2018  
1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 2 January
  Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 9 January   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 16 January   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 23 January   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 30 January   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 6 February
  Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 13 February   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 20 February   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 27 February   Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 6 March
  Open 1
Winter Series (Max 9-Hc.) Tuesday 13 March
  Open 1

*Please check information before travelling

Card of the Course

KeyData
White Par 71 SSS 72 6,020 m
Red Par 71 SSS 73 5,082 m
Green Par 71 SSS 71 5,667 m
Blue Par 71 SSS 74 6,514 m

Card

Hole No. Blue White Green Par Index Red Par Index
1 342 335 320 4 10
312 4 10
2 341 329 305 4 14 273 4 14
3 198 172 150 3 12 121 3 12
4 539 512 491 5 6 416 5 6
5 431 409 396 4 2 350 4 2
6 520 462 437 5 18 387 5 18
7 412 405 384 4 4 364 4 4
8 374 342 323 4 8
276 4 8
9 156 145 126 3 16 120 3 16
Out 3,313 3,111 2,932 36   2,619 36  
10 342 329 316 4 7
299 5 7
11 150 135 126 3 15 112 4 15
12 419 406 360 4 1 307 4 1
13 507 467
443
5 13
413 5
13
14 327 312 287 4 17 252 4 17
15 402 364 352 4 9
324 4 9
16 383 360 334 4 5 276 4 5
17 193 171 156 3 11 150 3 11
18 408 365 361 4 3 330 4 3
In 3,313 2,909
2,737 35   2,619 35  
Total 6,514 6,090 5,667 71   5,082 71  
SSS 74 72 71     73    

Members Achievements

History of The Links Portmarnock

The Links Portmarnock was the first golf course that International Management Group (IMG) developed in Ireland and opened for play in 1995.  It was therefore fitting that Bernhard Langer chose this magnificent setting to design his first links course being a three time winner of the Irish Open at nearby Portmarnock Golf Club and The Royal Dublin Golf Club.    Along with architect Stan Eby they have designed a course that is a challenge for all golfers,  set in the grounds of the old Jameson estate of St Marnocks
 the Links has played host to professional and amateur events including 2008 and 2009 Ladies Irish Open.

Roll of Honour

Member Year Hon. Position
Moira Cassidy 2012 Lady Captain
Fintan Brennan 2012 Men's Captain
Ronny Maiti 2012 President
Moira Cassidy 2013 Lady Captain

2013 Men's Captain
Ronny Maiti 2013 President
Moira Cassidy 2014 Lady Captain
Cecil Ryan 2014 Men's Captain
Ronny Maiti 2014 President
John Doyle
2015 Lady Captain
Moira Cassidy
2015 Men's Captain
Pat Duignan
2015 President
Moira Cassidy 2016 Lady Captain
Andrew Rittweger 2016 Men's Captain
Pat Duignan 2016 President
John Ruane 2017 Men's Captain
Derek Shortall   2017 President
Robert Neville (-2)
2017 Lowest Mens' Handicap

Holes in One at The Links Portmarnock

Member Date Hole No. Club Used Distance