Wonderful course--played in late June on a week-long golf vacation in Ireland and NI. Very enjoyable, and probably "fairer" than RCD in terms of a course on which you can find your own line. Until the last four holes or so (15 is world-famous but left me at a loss why; 16-18 are downright pedestrian) I was ready to call this better than RCD all the way around but if I had to choose one...it'd be RCD. Do play the Valley Course as well, however. Both courses rate play and are tremendously fun tests of golf.
Date: June 30, 2006