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Golf Trip to Southwest Ireland, August 2019 with Mel Sole.

Golf Trip to Southwest Ireland, August 2019 with Mel Sole

Golf Trip to Southwest Ireland, August 2019 with Mel Sole is part of the annual Mel Sole Golf School International Golf Tours. These tours are to South Africa, Scotland, and Ireland.  Each location is offered tri-annually.  These are hosted by SAPGA Master Professional Mel Sole.

2019! Join Us for the Golf Experience of a Lifetime!


This 5 STAR golf trip of a lifetime to Ireland is hosted by Mel & Rosemary Sole. Each Ireland trip we’ve hosted has been very popular, so please register early to avoid disappointment.

Below is the itinerary for our proposed 2019 trip golf trip to Southwest Ireland. There will be a maximum of 16 golfers in the group. No limit on non-golfers.

Golf Trip to Southwest Ireland, August 2019 with Mel Sole Proposed Itinerary

Note: Nothing is final until deposits have been paid and hotels and tee times have been booked.

Tuesday, August 13 – Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Tuesday, August 13 – Depart USA for the green shores of Ireland!

Wednesday, August 14: Arrive Dublin and travel to Kinsale, the “gourmet capital” of Ireland! Rest of the day to relax. Overnight at Trident Hotel.
Note: Top 3-star hotel, newly refurbished and right on the harbor, close to all the best pubs and restaurants and the colorful cobblestone streets that make Kinsale a splash of the Cote d’Azure in the south of Ireland!.

Thursday, August 15: Play Old Head. Overnight at Trident Hotel  Breakfast included.

Friday, August 16: Play Fota Island GC. Overnight at Trident Hotel.  Breakfast included.

Saturday, August 17: Play  Dooks Golf Links.  Overnight at Trident Hotel. Breakfast included.

Sunday, August 18: Play Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, Killeen Course.  Overnight at Brehon Hotel & Spa. Breakfast included.

Monday, August 19: Play Waterville. Circle the Ring of Kerry! Overnight at Brehon Hotel & Spa. Breakfast included.  

Tuesday, August 20: Play Tralee Golf Club.  Overnight at Teach Le Broc.  Breakfast Included.

Wednesday, August 21: Play  Ballybunion Golf Club, Cashen Course.Overnight at Teach Le Broc. Breakfast included.

Thursday, August 22: Play  Ballybunion Golf Club, Old Course. Travel to Portmarnock Hotel & Spa.

Friday, August 23: Play Portmarnock Links.  Overnight at Portmarnock Hotel & Spa.

Saturday, August 24: Depart Dublin for the USA.

Golf Trip to Southwest Ireland, August 2019 with Mel Sole Travel Package

The price for this trip will be approximately $6195 per golfer and $4695 per non-golfer. Single Supplement $1600

Packages include:

  • 10 nights accommodations as specified
  • 9 rounds of golf
  • All local taxes
  • All fees associated with currency exchange to USD as applicable. Visit www.forex.com or www.x-rates.com to view the current rates.
  • Services of Thistle Golf Personel
  • Comprehensive tour information packet with everything you need for your tour, including personal restaurant/pub/sightseeing recommendations.
  • Transportation via Thistle Golf deluxe “Members Lounge/19th Hole (TM)” motorcoach and driver, with leather seats, tables, fridge, DVD, a/c, etc., including all driver expenses based on 12 travelling.
  • Fuel and ferry expenses

Plus, no surcharges for payment via credit card.


Airfare. Participants on this Tour are responsible for their own airfares!


Thistle Golf offers a guaranteed US Dollar pricing option on all international tours.

Price quote is in US Dollars and includes currency exchange fees. Price cannot be locked in without a deposit, due to currency fluctuation. Do not book flights until your schedule, with all accommodations and tee times, is confirmed.

Your trip will be confirmed upon receipt of the first deposit of $1000.

Make sure your welcome package (received after 50% of the tour has been paid.) contains your confirmed itinerary. Along with all of the critical details for everyone in the group including rooming arrangements, caddie requests, travel insurance, payments made, flight information, etc. 

Tour payments are nonrefundable. Information about travel insurance can be provided.

Terms & Conditions

Photos From Our Last Trip to Ireland.



Verbal commitments will put your name on the list on a first come first served basis. Spots are confirmed by deposits of $1000.  This is due by December 1, 2018.  50% of the cost of the trip minus the $1000 is due by January 15, 2019.  The balance is due by June 1, 2019.

Cancellation Policy: Written notice of your cancellation should be mailed to P.O. Box 2580, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or faxed to 843-237-8397 as soon as possible. Cancellation fees are as follows:

  • $1000 is non-refundable
  • No refund will be given within 7 days of departure.

In no case will refunds be made for unused portions of the booked itinerary. Total Golf Inc. reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any service and to decline to accept or retain any tour member at any time for any reason.

Golf Carts: Pull carts are available at most golf courses. Motorized carts are only available on a limited basis at very few courses and must be requested in advance; however, they cannot be guaranteed. All cart fees must be paid by the golfer directly to the Golf Club. (not included in the price of a tour.)

Caddies: Approximate cost is 20 pounds plus tip and can be requested in advance at most golf clubs. Payment is made by the golfer directly to the Golf Club or Caddie. (not included in the price of a tour).


Once a program has been booked and confirmed, an administrative fee of $30.00 will be charged for each subsequent change in the tour.

Course Selection: All golf is subject to course availability. In the event a particular course is unavailable, a course of equal value will be substituted. The actual sequence of the courses listed In our scheduled tours may also change due to course availability.

Documents: Upon receipt of full payment, the traveler will receive a detailed itinerary and all necessary, travel documents within ten days of departure.

Handicaps: It is suggested that all golfers carry a current handicap certificate. An increasing number of courses requires visiting players to be a member of a golf club.

Insurance: Travel insurance for accident, baggage, and trip cancellation protection is recommended. Details and applications are provided to all passengers with confirmed reservations or upon request. The policy cannot be purchased after final payment is received.


U.S. and Canadian citizens are required to have a current passport. No exceptions will be made.


All tour costs are provided in U.S. Dollars and are subject to change due to currency fluctuation.


Mel Sole and Total Golf Inc. has contracted with independent contractors in securing and booking the services provided in their tours.  They are not responsible for any negligent act and/or omissions of these independent contractors, their employees, agents, servants or representatives.

Total Golf Inc.gives notice that in issuing coupons, vouchers or tickets for travel conveyance or transport by any means, and in making arrangements for golf, hotels or other accommodations, they are acting not as principals but as agents only for the companies, corporations or persons providing or offering their service.

Total Golf Inc. is not responsible or liable, with respect to a person or property, for any loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or irregularity however sustained or suffered during any trip or tour arranged by them. The responsibility and liability of international air carriers are subject to international conventions limiting their liability.  Limitations of liability are contained on the reverse side of your ticket. And form part of the terms and conditions.

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