North & West Coast Links works as a DMC (Destination Management Company) and carries out various marketing activities for our member clubs on a cooperative marketing basis. With 28 years experience in promoting Irish links golf around the world, North & West Coast Links Golf prides itself in its ability to offer both Golf Tour Operators and the General Public a top class product, value for money and excellent customer service. We offer Golf, Accommodation, Transport, Dinners, Culture and Heritage, Wild Atlantic Way experiences, Fishing, Shooting, Archery, Shopping, Beaches, and all the delights that Ireland has to offer. Please take some time to look through our website and we hope you can visit us soon in the West, the North West and Northern Ireland.
West Coast 4, comprising of Connemara Championship Golf Links, Westport Golf Club, Enniscrone Golf Club and Co. Sligo Golf Club, was established in 1988 promote the member courses on the world market. Three years later the group grew to five clubs with Carne Golf Links and Donegal Golf Club joining and Westport Golf Club resigning from the group. West Coast 4 then became known as West Coast Links.
1995 saw the addition of Ballyliffin Golf Club to the group, with Rosapenna Golf Links following a number of years later. With seven courses in the group – an advert was designed highlighting the “Magnificent Seven”. The year 2002 saw West Coast Links become North & West Coast Links Golf with three clubs in Northern Ireland joining – Castlerock Golf Club, Portstewart Golf Club and Royal Portrush Golf Club. Advertisements at this time focused on the “10 Links of Heaven”.
Portsalon Golf Club became the 11th member of North & West Coast Links Golf, when it joined in 2005. Current adverts recognise this change by now focusing on the “Links 11”. 2007 saw Ardglass Golf Club replace Castlerock Golf Club as a member of North & West Coast Links Golf. In 2008, North & West Coast Links welcomed Narin & Portnoo Golf Club, a hidden gem located along the Donegal coast. With 11 Championship Links courses, North & West Coast Links Golf represent some of the finest and best links golf courses in Ireland and the world.
In 2016 the company added a new category of Membership and introduced Associate Membership. In that year both Galway Bay Golf Resort and Westport joined the ranks. In 2017 we had two additional clubs coming back as associate members – Narin & Portnoo and Portsalon Golf Clubs. The current up to date members are as follows – Full Members – Carne, Enniscrone, Donegal, Rosapenna, Ballyliffin, Castlerock, Portstewart, Royal Portrush and Ardglass. Associate Members – Galway Bay Golf Resort, Westport, Narin & Portnoo and Portsalon Golf Clubs
Enjoy a vacation that combines the excitement of truly magnificent golf with some of the most beautiful and unspoilt scenery in Europe. As well as enjoying some of the greatest golf courses in the world, the golfer and non golfers alike will experience top class accommodations, restaurants, sightseeing activities and hospitality second to none.
Golf In Ireland
Did you know that there are over 32,000 golf courses around the world? What may come as a bigger surprise is that there are only 153 true links courses in the world and over 1/3 of these are in Ireland! This destination, the West, the North West and Northern Ireland, is proud to offer you the chance to visit Championship Links venues ,unspoilt terrain, fantastic scenery, links tradition, tee time availability, value for money, quality golf courses – we have it all!
North & West Coast Links Golf is unique in that we are a DMC and also a Marketing Company, therefore offering our clients a reliable source of information on golf throughout Ireland, as well as a means by which to arrange your golf vacation. North & West Coast Links Golf is a member of the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) and the Irish Golf Tour Operators Association (IGTOA), and promotes – Galway Bay Golf Resort, Westport Golf Club, Carne Golf Links ,Enniscrone Golf Club, Donegal Golf Club, Narin & Portnoo Golf Club, Rosapenna Golf Links, Portsalon Golf Club, Ballyliffin Golf Club, Castlerock Golf Club, Portstewart Golf Club, Royal Portrush Golf Club and Ardglass Golf Club.
We are very much looking forward to The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this year at Portstewart Golf Club and The Open Championship at Royal Portrush in 2019. Please contact us for more information on these events and for your Golf Vacation to Ireland.