In this two part episode, we chat with David Costigan, Head PGA Professional at The Island Golf Club in North County Dublin.
In Part 1, David recounts how his “dreams came true” when he secured the head professional role at The Island. We hear about the amazing history of the club dating back to 1890 and how three guys wanting to play some golf on a Sunday was the spark for the creation of one of Ireland’s best golf courses.
We chat about the unique first tee experience and the changes that have been made, to the course and the surrounding infrastructure, over the past 10 years which has seen The Island Golf Club go from a hidden gem to a bucket list links.
Just 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre, the Island Golf Club is easy to reach whether you’ve arrived in Ireland by air or sea.
The Island offers stunning views of rugged coastal terrain and high sand dunes. A tranquil location for a unique golf course.
If you’d like to visit The Island Golf Club, then we’d suggest keeping things coastal at the Bracken Court Hotel
The Bracken Court Hotel
The Bracken Court Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Balbriggan, just 30 minutes drive from Dublin ferry port.
Its Bracken Grill is a Steak and Seafood restaurant which serves the best local produce, while the traditional Irish pub, Jack Doyle’s, offers a great Bar food menu.
Sample Package incl. Ferry
2 Nights Bed & Breakfast
2 Rounds of Golf & Return Ferry