Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow
There are just about 150 links in the world and the tiny island of Ireland has the best of them, with the most exciting dunes and exhilarating golf designs matured through the years. It is here at the seaside that the primary elements of sea, sky and earth collide with mighty force and play turbulent and beautiful games and bind mankind in a magical spell. It is here that golf enjoys that extra dimension.The European Club is located in tumbling dunes just south of Dublin and it features sweeping sea views from nineteen of the twenty holes. Yes, there are two extra par-3s here and they are in play most days affording the golfer a 20-hole round which includes five holes running very close to the sea. So close that it is common to find players searching for their golf balls on the beach.