Anyone looking for a visual golf treat that encapsulates the spirit of Ireland would do well to watch The Links Life with Tom Coyne, Bill Murray, and Family. Released on Amazon US over Christmas 2022, the documentary provides a heart-warming and fascinating look at some of Ireland’s best links courses
The documentary follows New York Times bestselling author Tom Coyne as he travels with the Hollywood actor Bill Murray, meeting all sorts of interesting and knowledgeable characters along the way.
The West of Ireland
Unsurprisingly, there are several West of Ireland courses featured on the documentary, including our very own Galway Bay Golf Resort which they visit at the end of their memorable trip.
Galway Bay Golf Resort’s course, designed by famous golfer Christy O’Connor Jnr., features 18 holes in a picturesque setting that truly does justice to the amazingly beautiful backdrop of Galway Bay.
Travelling to Ireland
For anyone travelling into Shannon Airport, Galway Bay Golf Resort is less than an hour’s drive away and offers an incredible welcome for anybody who wants to test their skills while savouring the truly awesome landscape of Oranmore’s coastline.
The Links Life with Tom Coyne, Bill Murray, and Family sets out a wonderful golfing road trip of Ireland and sees them travel from Dublin as they cross over west of the Shannon. It’s a remarkable 65 minutes of storytelling, golfing, and friendship that really paints a memorable picture of the country.
More specifically, it puts a magnifying glass on the west coast, highlighting some of the amazing courses, people, and scenery it has to offer. The comradery and craic on show is sure to have you reaching for the golf bag.
Irish Golf Courses
Anyone wanting to enjoy a smaller West of Ireland themed excursion will notice that Carne Golf Links in County Mayo’s breathtaking Belmullet can be found a hop skip and jump away from Galway Bay Golf Resort. This would certainly be an ideal way to spend a few days experiencing the West while enjoying a few unrivalled rounds of golf.
Further along the west coast, Tom Coyne’s documentary takes in Donegal Golf Club, St Patrick’s Links, Narin & Portnoo Golf Club, and Cruit Island.
It’s fantastic to see Galway Bay Golf Resort being frequented by Hollywood star Bill Murray in this fascinating documentary, alongside a host of other amazing courses, and you should definitely watch the documentary – especially if you love golf and great storytelling.
Book A Tee Time
If you would like to book a tee time at Galway Bay Golf Resort, you can easily do so online – click here to pick a slot that suits you best. We look forward to seeing you at Galway Bay Golf Resort, where an unforgettable time is par for the course!