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Fairways to heaven: Golf's plushest public courses

Pitch up with your credit card and your clubs if you want to walk the fairways at these golf courses. Places like <strong><a href='http://oldhead.com/rates-reservations/rates-reservations/' target='_blank'>Old Head Golf Links</a></strong> in County Cork, Ireland have some of the most expensive green fees on the planet. But given its <a href='http://here.com/51.6090794,-8.5295001,15,0,0,hybrid.day' target='_blank'>glorious setting</a>, it's no wonder some golfers will happily stump up the €220 ($300) required to play the course next summer.

Pitch up with your credit card and your clubs if you want to walk the fairways at these golf courses. Places like Old Head Golf Links in County Cork, Ireland have some of the most expensive green fees on the planet. But given its glorious setting, it's no wonder some golfers will happily stump up the €220 ($300) required to play the course next summer.