Blogs | January 6, 2024

Golfing in Ireland With a River Cruise

There’s no better way to explore some of Ireland’s best known golf courses then by taking a cruise on the River Shannon on board Shannon Princess, and spending quality time on the greens.

Our golf cruise allows you to follow in the footsteps of golfing legends and play on some of Ireland and Europe’s best known golf courses. Let’s take a look at some of the courses that we visit on our golfing cruise.  Enjoy Lahinch Golf Club, Adare Manor Golf Club, Trump International Doonbeg and Glasson Golf Club.

Lahinch Golf Club

A world renowned links course designed by Tom Morris and Alistair MacKensie in 1894, Lahinch Golf course is situated by the coast overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Lahinch, Co. Clare.

Throughout the years many of the greatest players in the world have tested their skills at Lahinch. It may have a multitude of challenging holes and awkward bunkers, but the scenery that surrounds it is breathtaking. Among the natural terrain there is a ruined castle and beware of the goats as they roam free along the course!

Lahinch Golf Course

Trump International Doonbeg

The course is set in stunning natural surroundings, from the wilderness of the Atlantic Ocean that dominates the golfer’s line of vision to the near-100 foot sand dunes that frame the links course.

The Wild Atlantic Ocean laps the 1.5-mile beach that stretches alongside the challenging and thought-provoking links course. Originally designed be Greg Norman and redesigned in 2014 by renowned Course Architect Dr. Martin Hawtree, it is not only recognised as one of Ireland’s top courses but also among the elite of European Courses.

Adare Manor Golf Course

Adare Manor Golf Club

Set within the picturesque village of Adare, with its ancient thatch cottages and historical sites, sits this exquisite parkland golf course designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, Senior. It covers 230 acres of lush Irish countryside, dotted with lakes and rivers along the way.

Glasson Golf club

Glasson has a mature 18 hole golf course designed by golfing legend Christy O’Conor Jr. It is an enjoyable course for the average or occasional golfer, but also suitable for the most experienced player.

Spectacular views of Killinure Bay and the inner lakes of Lough Ree can be enjoyed from every hole on the course. Top quality fairways and greens allow for excellent playing conditions pretty much all year-round.

Glasson Golf course was awarded the IGTOA Golf Resort of the Year in 2011, in recognition of the superb facilities. The golf course is complimented by a luxury hotel, The Glasson Lakehouse, at which you can relax and unwind once a round of golf is complete.

Glasson Golf Course

Go Golfing in Ireland!

Golfing in Ireland can be combined with scrumptious food by choosing our golfing cruise. It is a must for all golfing enthusiasts. The Shannon Princess welcomes you on board to experience a cruise of a lifetime!

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