Golfers the world over would trade a pot of gold for the chance to play the Emerald Isle's world-renowned courses. Golf and Ireland are synonymous with verdant rolling greens, exquisitely manicured grounds, and impassioning vistas. Ireland boasts over 400 courses, many of which are outstanding. While most fairways are accessible from main cities, others are more off the beaten track. Included here are the most noteworthy links in location and affordability. Only a handful will require a pot of gold for the green fees!