Blessed with stunning coastlines, mist-shrouded mountain peaks and endless green fields and links, Kerry offers the best of Ireland’s beauty throughout each of its golf courses. Some of the world’s best and most venerable links can be found here. Containing Ireland’s most famous scenery, Kerry creates a true Irish experience for all golfers alike. Experience all this and more on this seven-day, six-night package in Kerry and Dublin. Begin at Tralee Golf Club, ranked in the top 10 best oceanic courses by Golf Channel. Play on the course designed by Arnold Palmer himself for a true golf experience. Your next stop takes you to the Waterville Golf Links, where you play off of the Atlantic ocean’s coastline. Take a swing at the award-winning Ballybunion Golf Club, the country’s number one ranked links course of 2015. Also included in the travel package are the all-important game tickets to watch your Eagles take on the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech on September 3 at Aviva Stadium, as well as entry into an exclusive Boston College Welcome Gathering.
- Seven nights’ accommodations at hotel — all rooms with private bath or shower
- Full Irish breakfast daily at hotel (after first overnight)
- Welcome reception and briefing at first hotel
- Priority seating at the Boston College vs. Georgia Tech football game in the Boston College section (view details)
- Boston College Welcome Gathering on Friday at the world-famous Guinness Storehouse, exclusive to guests of the Official BC Ireland
- Three rounds of championship golf (Golf Package only)
- Tralee Golf Club
- Waterville Golf Links
- Ballybunion Golf Club
- Guided tours with admission to Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula and Blarney Castle.
- Golf representative from Ireland with each group
- Ground transportation between cities
- Gameday transportation
- Commemorative souvenir and credential
- Anthony Travel on-site assistance in Ireland
4-Star Hotel (Golf Package)
Single – $4,339
Double – $3,449
4-Star Hotel (Non-Golf Package)
Single – $3,589
Double – $2,699
Golfers may upgrade their travel package to include a round at the Portmarnock Golf Club in Dublin on Friday, September 2, for $299 per person (includes green fees and taxes only).
Travel package pricing is per person, based on room occupancy and is tax inclusive. Child ages are 2-11 years old at time of travel. Airfare and transportation to and from the airport is NOT included in the package. View reservation policies and payment plan.
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The hotels listed below have been pre-assigned to specific tours. While you do not have the ability to hand-pick the hotels for your tour, you may use this as a resource to learn more about the hotels at which you will be staying.
Please note: All hotel amenities are subject to change without notice.
Town Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry | 353 64 663 8000
From its distinctive architecture to its effortless service and genuine hospitality, The Malton Hotel has been a favorite retreat for more than 150 years. Located in Killarney Town Centre, you’ll experience the romance and grandeur of a bygone era in one of Ireland’s most beautiful hotels.
Amenities: Elevator, 24-hour reception desk, business center, restaurant, lounge/bar, 24-hour room service, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, laundry facility, dry cleaning, Internet, telephone in room, television and spa.
Check-in: 3 p.m. | Check-out: Noon
O’Callaghan Davenport Hotel
8-10 Merrion Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland | 353 1 607 3500
The Davenport Hotel dates back to the early 17th century, and offers both a traditional and modern experience in Dublin with a superb city centre location. It’s location is just off of the Georgian-era Merrion Square, as well as The National Museum and The Natural History Museum. The Grafton Street Shops are just a ten minute walk away.
Amenities: Elevator, air conditioning, 24-hour reception desk, meeting space, business center, restaurant, lounge/bar, 24-hour room service, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, laundry services, dry cleaning, in-room safe, Internet, telephone, television and fitness center.
Check in: 2 p.m. | Check out: Noon
Day 1 – Monday, August 29, 2016
Welcome to Ireland!
If guests wish to purchase airfare independently, Anthony Travel suggests flying into Shannon airport. Guests who purchase air independently will be responsible for transportation to their designated Kerry hotel.
If group airfare is purchased through Anthony Travel, guests will receive transportation from their designated arrival airport to their hotel in Kerry.
Check in to your hotel and enjoy your day in Kerry. Welcome and Drink Reception that night at your hotel.
Day 2 – Tuesday, August 30, 2016
This morning, depart for the magnificent Tralee Golf Club for a round of golf by the West Barrow coast of Kerry. For non-golf package holders, enjoy a guided tour at the Ring of Kerry.
Day 3 – Wednesday, August 31, 2016
This morning, depart to the Waterville Golf Links for a round on their course. For non-golf package holders, enjoy a tour of the Dingle Peninsula.
Day 4 – Thursday, September 1, 2016
This morning, depart to Ballybunion Golf Club for a round on The Old Course. For non-golf package holders, enjoy a tour at Blarney Castle during your route to Dublin.
Day 5 – Friday, September 2, 2016
This morning in Dublin, have a chance to play another round of golf at the Portmarnock Golf Club to satisfy your golfing experience.
In the evening attend the Boston College event at the world-famous Guinness Storehouse, exclusive to guests of the Official BC Ireland Tour.
Day 6 – Saturday, September 3, 2016
Day at leisure to enjoy the atmosphere that surrounds the game. Motor coach will provide round-trip transportation either from the tailgate or from your hotel to the game.
Day 7 – Sunday, September 4, 2016
After breakfast, depart Dublin.
If guests wish to purchase airfare independently, Anthony Travel suggests flying out of Dublin airport. Guests who purchase air independently will be responsible for transportation to the airport from their Dublin hotel.
If group airfare is purchased through Anthony Travel, guests will receive transportation from their Dublin hotel to their designated departure airport.
Please note: Golf schedules are subject to change without notice based on available tee times.
Golf Courses (Golf Packages Only)
Your tour includes rounds of golf at each of the following courses. Please note: All golf course amenities are subject to change without notice. Additional golf fees may apply — consult FAQs for details.
Tralee Golf Club
The Tralee Golf Club, instituted in 1896, sits off of the coast in West Barrow, Kerry. Ranked as one of the Top 10 Ocean Golf Courses by Golf Channel, the Tralee displays stunning oceanic views while you enjoy your game. Known as one of the greatest golfers in history, Arnold Palmer helped design and create the now world famous course that brought Tralee to fame thus nick-naming it Arnold Palmer’s Jewel. Take a swing in this Ireland paradise while watching the waves hit the sandy beaches. A stunning scenery you won’t forget!
Things to note: Will play (course name); golf carts (50 pounds; pull-trollies available); rental clubs (45 pounds); bar & restaurant; practice putting green; caddy rental (30-80 pounds); pro shop; locker room.
Attire: Golf Attire, soft and hard spiked shoes permitted.
Waterville Golf Links
Waterville rests on a peninsula surrounded by the sandy beaches of the atlantic ocean. For over 125 years the links have been carefully built by many passionate golf architects to ensure that visitors and locals can play a challenging yet thrilling game. Afterwards, take a seat for a pint the Waterville clubhouse bar and restaurant, famous for its freshly caught salmon and sea trout. The result of many generations of planning, building and maintaining such a remarkable course, Waterville continues its legacy as one of the best golf destinations in Ireland.
Things to note: Will play the (course name); golf carts (50 pounds; pull-cart: 5 pounds); rental clubs (50 pounds); bar & restaurant; pro shop; locker room.
Attire: Golf Attire, soft spikes are encouraged but not mandatory.
Ballybunion Golf Club
The Ballybunion Golf Club hold true to their long list of awards and recognition. This legendary golf club proudly boasts about The Old Course, an award winning field that ranked Ireland’s number one links course by Golfing Magazine and thirteenth best course in the world by Golf Course Architecture. Mostly built by nature herself and well kept by fans of the sport since 1893, Ballybunion provides a pure golfing experience for each player. The golf club is located in North Kerry, home to Ireland’s most scenic views and landscapes. This combination of both award winning golf and world renowned scenery creates the ultimate Irish golfing experience for every player who steps on the course.
Things to note: Will play (course name); golf carts (40 pounds; pull trolly: 5 pounds); rental clubs (45 pounds); bar, restaurant and lounge; caddie rentals (30-80 pounds); golf shop; locker rooms.
Attire: Golf attire, soft spike shoes.
Guided Tours (Non-Golf Packages Only)
Full-Day Guided Tour at Ring of Kerry
Walk along Ireland’s longest and most diverse tourist trail with jaw-dropping scenery and beauty in every direction.
Full-Day Guided Tour of Dingle Peninsula
Visit this peninsula that contains some of Ireland’s highest mountains, liveliest pubs, and most beautiful beaches.
Full-Day Tour of Blarney Castle
See the 90 feet high castle and its world-famous Blarney Stone. Those who kiss the stone receive the gift of eloquent speech!