Location: Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland
Designer(s): Jo McKenna / Tom Simpson / Molly Gourlay
The Old’s slightly sluggish start belies the thrill-a-minute jaunt to come around arguably the finest dunes on the planet. Slight concerns over conditioning prevent it pushing for higher honours, these may well be alleviated as the club have invested in a new irrigation system for 2019. Edges out The European Club and Lahinch in our Irish ranking for views and entertainment, the world’s best 12-holer? That is how many critics view the plain opening six holes then the breathtaking remainder. A magical place to play.
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