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Dunfanaghy Golf Club
Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal
Dunfanaghy Golf Course in County Donegal, offers a true links golfing experience combined with magnificent coastal scenery, spectacular ocean views and a challenging test of golf all year round.

Nestled on the glorious western shores of Sheephaven Bay with its blue flag beaches and stunning coastal scenery, Dunfanaghy Golf Club in County Donegal, sits on the edge of the village of Dunfanaghy in the shadow of Muckish Mountain.

Golf has been played on the seaside links of Dunfanaghy for over 100 years. The course was laid out in 1905 by Harry Vardon, six times winner of the British Open. Many years later a young boy named Paul McGinley learned to play golf on the fairways of Dunfanaghy. Paul McGinley went on to become Europe's Ryder Cup Captain in 2014.

Dunfanaghy Golf Club offers an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all abilities among views of Killahoey Beach, Sheephaven Bay and the harbour of Portnablagh. The old links course offer an enjoyable round for novice golfers, whilst offering a challenging day for the more experienced golfers.

Golf course details
Type of course
Links
N. of holes
18
Par
68
Why we like it
  • The golf course was laid out in 1905 by Harry Vardon, six times winner of the British Open.
  • The course has spectacular views of Sheephaven Bay, nearby beaches, headlands, harbours and the dramatic Derryveagh Mountains.
  • Play on an old links course that offer an enjoyable round for novice golfers, whilst offering a challenging day for the more experienced golfers.
Free car parking
Pre-booking essential
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Contact details
Sandhill, Co. Donegal, F92 A500, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 2 to 4 hours here.

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