Someone below said it best. Lahinch is a fun course to play. There are holes here you will just not find anywhere else in the world, and for that reason alone I would recommend it. Try and do your scoring on the par fives (easier said than done) because the fours and threes will eat you up if you're slightly off your game. Of particular note are the 3rd, 6th and 7th when the course takes you on a roller coaster ride up and over those big dunes. We played twice last weekend and the condition of the course was superb and the greens were as good as any I've ever seen on a links. If I had to think of one minor criticism, and one reason perhaps not to rank it up there with the very best, it's that the par 4 13th seems to have been squeezed into the layout somewhat. There seemed to be room to extend the tee quite some way further back and at 279 yards it's just too short a hole to really challenge the good player.
Date: July 06, 2008