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March 2013

Royal Dublin Golf Club

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The Royal Dublin Golf Club, founded in 1885, is Ireland's second oldest golf club, it is an 18 hole links course in the most unique Bull Island in Dublin Bay.

To get there you cross an old wooden bridge from the famous Clontarf area of Dublin, famed for the Battle of Clontarf where Brian Boru (High King of Ireland) was killed in 1014.

The Royal Dublin has held the Irish Open three times - in 1983, 1984, and 1985

A popular course on the Irish Golf Tour Circuit it is famous for many reasons including the fact that David Feherty won his first professional tournament here in 1980.

One of Royal Dublin\'s most famous sons is the great Christy O\'Connor Snr, with 43 professional wins to his name and player in 10 consecutive Ryder Cups from 1955 to 1973 (a record which was later beaten by Nick Faldo in 1997)

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Christy O\'Connor Snr, was elected to the World Golf Hall of fame in 2009 and still graces Royal Dublin with his presence, stories and wit.

A warmer welcome you could not receive anywhere in the world and this course, like most natural links, is simply beautiful and a pleasure to play & as you step onto the first tee, you know that you are entering where many of the most famous golfers in the world have failed to tame.

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Ireland continues to be the best destination in the world to play golf, this is one of its best courses.

To arrange your own memorable Irish Golf Tour, please contact info@greengolfball.com or +353 1 883 9275

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