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Old Head Golf Links by: Jimbo63 
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File Size: 5.56 MB Game: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2008
Released: Aug 13 11 @ 6:52:28 AM Views: 17,102
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Course Type: Real Par: 72
Player Comments about Old Head Golf Links
General Member golfingod
United States of America
Posted: Saturday, February 20, 2021 @ 6:22:51 PM at | IP Logged

Another great links course with massive elevations, one of my favorite courses. Thanks Jimbo.

General Member Holein1
Posted: Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 2:19:27 PM at | IP Logged

This is a course that Alfred Hitchcock would have loved as you will definitely get vertigo, mainly on the first few holes and the last ones !
On the plus side, this par 72 is well done, with sparse but nice plantings for a links course. The color of the sea is beautiful and you get to hear the waves on a few holes too.
With great elevation work, tough but fair greens and very scary cliffs, this course plays well and is "fun" to play.
On the minus side, I am not too fond of the textures used for the cliffs but I guess it must be very hard to find some looking like the real ones...
After an ordinary par-4 1st hole, you quickly get a taste of things to come as the par-4 2nd hole has cliffs on the left side, only visible from the tee when you click on "Find the flag". The par-3 3rd hole looks easy until you see the green, real close to the edge of the cliffs.
The par-4 4th hole is superb with a tee shot over the cliffs and its blind approach shot to the elevated green surrounded by big rocks.
If you haven't lost all your balls by then, the par-4 5th and par-5 6th are nice holes with downhill tee shots and uphill approach shots to the greens.
On the back 9, the very, very short dogleg to the right par-5 10th hole (less than 400 yards !) will offer you a chance for an eagle, just like the longer par-5 12th hole, very pretty with it slanted fairway on top of the promontory. I also like the par-4 15th hole, with its nice downhill view from the tee spot.
As you reach the par-3 16th, it will be time again to take your pills as your tee shot will fly over the cliffs to (hopefully) land on the wide green. Even scarier, the par-5 17th is simply awesome, especially the second shot over the cliffs where, with a little bit of Irish luck, you might be able to reach the green downhill.
You will then be rewarded with a nice par-4 18th hole with an uphill approach shot to the green and the clubhouse...
With scary holes at the start and near the finish, combined with other beautiful holes, especially on the back 9, this course is a must for links lovers, thanks to the great job done by Jimbo63.

P.S. If you want to have a glimpse at the real course, here is a link with flyovers on every hole :

General Member raylloyd7
United Kingdom
Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 11:10:19 AM at | IP Logged

excellent design looks great and plays really smooth , many thanks once again for sharing another stunner

General Member Putt
United Kingdom
Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2011 @ 2:51:21 PM at | IP Logged

Enjoyable course that was let down by a poor cliff texture.

General Member Yooperbacker
United States of America
Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2011 @ 1:03:25 AM at | IP Logged

Interesting layout. Fun to play.

General Member Jimbo63
Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 @ 1:05:53 PM at | IP Logged

Many thanks for leaving a comment

General Member ads
United Kingdom
Posted: Monday, August 15, 2011 @ 11:51:24 AM at | IP Logged

Gr8 course, especially on expert play, nice work :D

General Member DaveLzi7
United States of America
Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2011 @ 9:42:52 PM at | IP Logged

The master of the links style course with another beauty. Your game will be put to the test here, bring a lot of extra golf balls LOL. Great job Jimbo - 5 stars

General Member joerookie50
United States of America
Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2011 @ 6:13:24 AM at | IP Logged

Nice to see something different for a change. I thought it to be a good layout overall. I would have given it 3 1/2 stars.

General Member tripel43
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 6:40:51 PM at | IP Logged

With the Dubliners singing "the Irish Rover", "setting sail from the sweet cove of Cork" in the background, it was a pleasure to play this course.
Moreover I'm fond of all kind of links courses, so you can imagine, I had a great time playing the Old Head of Kinsale.
All honors to Jimbo!

General Member Marklk
United States of America
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 4:57:54 PM at | IP Logged

great work on this course jimbo,enjoyed the round with the planting and elevation work done, i did get a dizzy spell couple of times,lol,you really excelled on this course, thanks

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General Member PhilT
United Kingdom
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 10:03:01 AM at | IP Logged

always like these links course and I like your choice of textures especially the rock textures around the greens also nice sea sounds which sometimes people forget to include. holes 15,16,17 a guy can get vertigo, scary stuff! but I played okay on it a Jimbo63 special one for the collection.

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