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I am going to be in the UK week of 8/11 and I was researching golf courses and I remember looking at some beautiful course that was on the ocean and surrounded by the rocks. It looked as if the entire course was right near the ocean. There didn't appear to be any room for civilization. Someone famous (I thought Tom Watson) said it was his favorite course.

 

It was either in Ireland and Scotland I think and it wasn't Ballybunion. I don't think it had the location to host any kind of tournament cause of limited space.

 

I thought it was North Atlantic anyone have any ideas what the course could be? I can't find it.

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Watson's favourite course, reportedly, is Royal Dornoch, in the northern end of Scotland. That is probably in the North Sea rather than Atlantic.

You might also be thinking of Old Head, which is off the south coast of Ireland on a promontory with a lighthouse. I very much doubt that is Tom's favourite course.

You will need to fly if you want to play booth of those on one trip!

http://www.royaldornoch.com

http://www.oldhead.com

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