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Galway members push to reverse Irish Amateur Open decision

Spectators watch the final of the 2017 AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club. Picture: Pat Cashman A Emergency General Meeting could be on the cards at Galway Golf Club after a leading member said he was “mortified” by the recent decision by Council to inform Golf Ireland that the club did not wish to host this summer’s Irish Amateu...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Council, Galway, Lahinch, Portrush, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Galway Golf Club, Golf Ireland, Galway Golf Club Picture, Sean Hosty Tommy O'Connor


Galway backs out of 2021 Irish Amateur Open

Galway Golf Club. Picture: Galway GC Golf Ireland will soon begin searching for a new venue for this year’s Irish Amateur Open Championship after Galway Golf Club voted on Monday to turn down its chance to host the event from August 12-15. Three years ago, the huge Salthill club, which had 1,292 members on its books at the start of last year, was awar...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Galway, Warrenpoint, Salthill, James Newton, Development Committee, Amateur golf, Jamie Fletcher, Galway Golf Club, Island Golf Club, Golf Ireland, Ken Kearney, Donabate, Mackenzie Ebert


“Close” championships for Tullamore and Ballybunion

Tullamore Golf Club Golf Ireland will soon finalise the 2021 fixture list but the main events are now set in stone with the Irish Men’s Amateur Close set for Tullamore from May 8-12 and the Irish Women’s Amateur Close scheduled for the Old Course at Ballybunion from June 17-20.The biggest international event set for these shores is the European Women’...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, InterVarsity, Ballybunion, Nairn, Cahir, Amateur golf, Galway Golf Club, Nairn Dunbar, Tullamore Golf Club Golf Ireland, Irish Men 's Amateur Close, Ireland Men 's Amateur Open Co, Connacht Men, Mullingar Men


Mullarney, Raymond, O'Rourke and Grehan claim top cards at Europro Tour Q-School

Winner Sam Broadhurst Ronan Mullarney, Cameron Raymond, Conor O’Rourke and Stuart Grehan earned Category 3 cards at the PGA Europro Tour Q-School supported by Sky Sports in Oxfordshire.Galway native Mullarney closed with a five-under 68 at Studley Wood to finish seven strokes behind Sam Broadhurst in a tie for seventh on 13-under par as Raymond made a...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Smith, Cork, Oxfordshire, Raymond, Shannon, Leonard, Brennan, Hickey, Broadhurst, Tyrrell Hatton, John Hickey, K Club, Wentworth Golf Club, Stuart Grehan


Europro Tour Q-School: Mullarney leads seven-strong Irish continent into final round

Ronan Mullarney Galway’s Ronan Mullarney added a 68 to his opening 69 to lead a seven-strong Irish posse into the final round of the PGA Europro Tour Q-School at Studley Wood in Oxfordshire.The former Irish Close champion made five birdies in a four-under-par round at The Oxfordshire to share seventh place on eight-under-par, just four strokes behind ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Sutton Coldfield, Cork, Galway, Oxfordshire, Shannon, Kilkenny, Brennan, Ruff, Hickey, Holywood, Tom McKibbin, Portmarnock, Conor O Rourke, John Hickey


David Kearney announces end to long-time role as ILGU High Performance Manager

David Kearney with Leona Maguire, Olivia Mehaffey and Annabel Wilson at the World Amateur Team Championship in Mexico In November 2018 ILGU High Performance Manager David Kearney sat at an industry dinner to find himself recognising the person across the table. It was an ILGU National Panellist from sixteen years previous – the first year he had taken...
Tags: Mexico, US, Sport, David, Ireland, Golf, Dublin, GUI, Leinster, Steph, Kearney, Leona, Billy Walsh, Leona Maguire, Stephanie Meadow, Amateur golf


Carton House gunning for Senior Cup glory as AIG Launches Cups and Shields campaign

International Keith Egan as well as Dublin footballer Davy Byrne, and Dublin Camogie player Hannah Hegarty attended the launch of this year’s AIG Cups & Shields at the GUI National Golf Academy at Carton House. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile Strength in depth and team bonding will be bigger factors than ever this year as Carton House go in search a fi...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Dublin, GUI, Leinster, Westport, Limerick, Galway, David Byrne, Enniscorthy, Keith Egan, Egan, All Ireland


Rafferty heads quality field as Balbriggan celebrates 75th anniversary Senior Scratch Cup

An aerial view of Balbriggan Golf Club which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Ireland's elite amateurs are counting the days before they return to top-class competition for next month's Mullingar Scratch Trophy. But one of world's leading amateurs is rubbing his hands at the prospect of his first taste of competitive action in five months wh...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Leinster, Galway, Wayne Dyer, Mcdonnell, Mark, David Mooney, Campbell, Cannon, Newbridge, St Margaret


Mullarney flies the nest: "The GUI are nearly too good to us but you have to grow up at some stage"

Ronan Mullarney (Galway) driving at the 15th tee in the opening round of the AIG 2019 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Ballybunion Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Galway Golf Club's Ronan Mullarney has decided to fly the comfort of the amateur "nest" and turn professional ahead of this week's Alps Tour Qualifying School in Spain. The reigning AIG Irish Amateur Close champion...
Tags: Asia, US, Spain, Sport, Aig, Egypt, Middle East, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Dubai, Clarke, Alps, Shane Lowry, Peter Lawrie, Málaga, Galway


GUI releases 2020 schedule

The Sand Hills Links at Rosapenna will host the AIG Irish Amateur Close from 9-13 May 2020 The Golfing Union of Ireland has released the 2020 fixtures calendar.The West of Ireland Championship will be the traditional curtain raiser though it has yet to be decided whether it will be a 72-hole stroke event or revert to matchplay from April 8-14.The Munster Stroke Play Championship w...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Westport, Cork, Galway, Inter, Sutton, Warrenpoint, Malone, Shannon, Louth, Tipperary, Lisburn, Clare


Yates and Lyons top the charts at Portmarnock Links

Jonathan Yates Jonathan Yates and Joe Lyons have shone brightly this year and it was no surprise to see them scoop the top prizes in the third TaylorMade Winter Series outing of the season.A total of 123 golfers enjoyed perfect playing conditions at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links where Alps Tour player Yates fired a two-under 69 to win the nett and Galway Golf Club stalwart Lyon...
Tags: Sport, Rome, Italy, Golf, Westport, Galway, St Anne, Lyons, McCabe, Yates, Naas, David Carey, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel


Early West a major test as County Sligo opens 125th anniversary celebrations

The 17th at Rosses Point Rosses Point is not for the faint-hearted when the wind is whipping in off the north Atlantic and only the extreme surfers are smiling as the clouds scud across bare Ben Bulben's head.There might be three weeks to go to Easter but it's West of Ireland week at County Sligo and while it will have a different flavour this year with the elite, 132-man field se...
Tags: Australia, Sport, West, Atlantic, Ireland, Golf, North West, Easter, Bank Holiday, Cork, Galway, Barry Anderson, Lee Valley, St Andrews, Radisson Blu, Dundalk


Hickey and Keogh beat the breeze at Portmarnock Links

John Hickey (Cork) had the best score of the day in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Links. Picture: Niall O’Shea/Cork Golf News Cork's John Hickey produced the best back nine of the day to win the gross prize in the TaylorMade Winter Series outing at a wet and windy Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links.The plus-three handicapper went out in 40 as the 52-strong field set off ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Keogh, Taylormade, Hickey, SSS, Cullen, Portmarnock, John Hickey, Nett, Amateur golf, Portmarnock Links, Galway Golf Club, John Hickey Cork, Edmondstown


AIG Irish Close: O'Keeffe lays down Eisenhower Trophy claim

Peter O'Keeffe (Douglas) driving at the 12th tee during the opening day of the AIG 2018 Irish Amateur Close Championship at The European Club today (04/08/2018). Picture by Pat Cashman Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe took advantage of ideal early morning scoring conditions to fire a ”stress-free” five-under par 66 and take a two-stroke lead over Belvoir Park’s Marc Norton after the first ...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, The Island, GUI, Eisenhower, Galway, Mcdonnell, Flanagan, John Murphy, Burke, Lester, Sligo, McCormack


Mooney powers to success at Dunfanaghy Pro-Am

Damian Mooney Damian Mooney fired a six under par 62 to win the Dunfanaghy Pro-Am by three shots on Sunday.Mooney and 2017 champion David Higgins were locked together after opening with four-under 64s in Saturday’s first round.But the 50-year-old from Belfast stepped up the pace on day two, reaching the turn in three under par 30 before coming home in 32 to sign for a two-round to...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Belfast, Limerick, Tim Rice, Neil, Higgins, Mooney, David Higgins, PGA Irish Region, Brian McElhinney, Michael McGeady, Galway Golf Club, Briain Old Conna, Joe Dillon Headfort, David Higgins Waterville Golf Links


Flogas extends Irish Amateur Open sponsorship until 2021

Defending champion Peter O'Keeffe (Douglas) with John Rooney, Managing Director of Flogas Ireland, ahead of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open which takes place at Royal County Down Golf Club from 17-20 May 2018 Picture: Golffile Flogas Ireland has confirmed it will sponsor the Irish Amateur Open for another three years until 2021.John Rooney, Managing Director of Flogas Ireland said: ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, John Rooney, Galway, Royal County Down Golf Club, Royal County Down, Amateur golf, Flogas, Flogas Ireland, Galway Golf Club, County Sligo, Peter O'Keeffe, Peter O Keeffe Douglas, Pat Finn CEO of the GUI, Golffile Flogas Ireland


Co Sligo, Galway and The Island to host Irish Amateur Open

County Sligo Golf Club The Golfing Union of Ireland has confirmed Co Sligo Golf Club as the venue of the Irish Amateur Open for one year in 2019.Ireland’s premier amateur golf tournament will stay on the west coast for three years in total with Galway Golf Club playing host in 2020 and 2021 as the event moves to an August date.In 2022 the championship moves east to The Island Golf...
Tags: Wales, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Dublin, Padraig Harrington, Galway, BRIDGESTONE, England Scotland, Sligo, Royal Portrush, Amateur golf, Carton House, Royal Dublin, Stackstown, Galway Golf Club


Power leads Irish challenge in African Open Stroke Play

Mark Power during last year's AIG Irish Amateur Close at Galway Golf Club. Picture: Pat Cashman Kilkenny's Mark Power bogeyed his last three holes but still carded a level par 72 to head the eight-strong Irish challenge in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Glendower Golf Club in South Africa.The two-time Irish Boys champion followed an early bogey at the fourth with ...
Tags: England, India, Sport, South Africa, Golf, Mauritius, Anderson, Barry Anderson, McKay, John Carroll, Gleeson, Mallow, Coetzee, Amateur golf, Alex Gleeson, Robin Dawson


Rosslare's generation game

Dr Diarmuid O'Driscoll with Lucia Donohoe at Rosslare Heading for 99 with a golf club in your hand doesn't sound like most people's idea of fun but for nonagenarian Dr Diarmuid O'Driscoll, the game remains an endless source of fun and exercise.We're open to correction, but we'd venture that Rosslare Golf Club is likely unique in Irish golf in having two members separated by almost...
Tags: Japan, UK, England, London, Iraq, US, Sport, Syria, Golf, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Ali, Galway, Hiroshima, Rory, Lucia


Galway finish runners up in European Men's Club Trophy

Galway's Luke O'Neill. Picture by Pat Cashman Irish champions Galway Golf Club finished second to French counterparts La Boulie in the 2017 European Men's Club Trophy at Golf du Médoc Resort in France.The trio of Ronan Mullarney (T6 individually), Keith O'Neill (T18) and Joe Lyons (23rd) finished ten strokes behind the French club on two-under par.O'Neill had one of the scores of ...
Tags: France, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Belgium, Iceland, Galway, Neill, Lyons, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Mullarney, Galway Golf Club, Joe Lyons, Luke O Neill


GUI names 2018 Irish Boys panels

Josh Black (Ulster) driving at the 13th tee during the final day of the Boys (Under 16) Interprovincial Matches at Blarney Golf Resort (27/07/2017). Picture by Pat Cashman As the golfing year draws to a close, preparations for 2018 continue apace with confirmation of the GUI’s underage panels for next season.In total, 23 players representing 22 different clubs have been selected. ...
Tags: Wales, Sport, Czech Republic, Golf, Holywood, Tom McKibbin, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Cathal McConn, Galway Golf Club, Neil Manchip, Mark Power, Charlie Denvir, Luke O'Neill, Allan Hill, David Kitt


The West's awake at Carton House; triumphs for Galway and Castlebar

Castlebar's Dave Walsh leads the charge at the 18th green after victory in the final of the AIG Jimmy Bruen at Carton House (23/09/2017). Picture by Pat Cashman Galway washed away the pain of a third successive AIG Barton Shield final defeat when they claimed the AIG Senior Cup for the third time in 12 years with an impressive 4-1 win over Limerick at Carton House.Beaten by Warren...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Nolan, FAI, Limerick, Galway, Pat, Mayo, Warrenpoint, Burke, Corrigan, Lyons, Barton, Kevin Barry, Ballybunion


Fahy and Doyle in command in Irish Students Championship

Alan Fahy (Dun Laoghaire) driving at the sixth tee during the AIG 2017 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club (22/08/2017). Picture by Pat Cashman Maynooth University's Alan Fahy and Mary Doyle are in command heading into Friday's final round of the Irish Students Amateur Open Championship at Bray Golf Club.Fahy made an eagle, two birdies and three bogeys in a one-un...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Ford, Golf, Collins, Griffin, Murray, Ulster, Foley, Burke, Doyle, Brien, UCC, Tramore, Portmarnock, Tobin


Fletcher holds off combative Kitt to win Irish Close

Jamie Fletcher (Warrenpoint) winner of the AIG 2017 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club today (26/08/2017) pictured on the diving board at Salthill beach front. Picture by Pat Cashman Warrenpoint’s Jamie Fletcher kept a cool head to hold off a late rally from Athenry teenager David Kitt and win the AIG Irish Amateur Close by one hole at Galway.The 21-year old form...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Warrenpoint, Fletcher, Barton, Salthill, Kitt, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Pat Cashman, Jamie Fletcher Warrenpoint, Pat Cashman Warrenpoint, Jamie Fletcher


Schoolboy Kitt remains on course for Irish Close glory

David Kitt (Athenry) driving at the 18th tee during the day four of the AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Athenry schoolboy David Kitt could become the youngest winner of the AIG Irish Amateur Close since Rory McIlroy in 2006 after cruising into the semi-finals in impressive style on a day of shocks at Galway Golf Club.The diminutive ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Galway, Connacht, Norton, Flanagan, Ryan, McIlroy, Warrenpoint, Dundalk, Fletcher, Rafferty, Sligo, Dawson


Irish Close: Coughlan leads as Galway shows its teeth

Paul Coughlan (Castleknock) driving at the 18th tee during the AIG 2017 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club (22/08/2017). Picture by Pat Cashman Just ten players broke par but the GUI was the big winner on day one of the AIG Irish Amateur Close as the 132-strong field averaged just under four hours to get around Galway Golf Club.With “Ready Golf” in operation, the...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, North West, The Island, GUI, Galway, Carroll, Woodstock, Barry Anderson, Campbell, Warrenpoint, Doyle, Dundalk, Glynn


Golf Digest Ireland's Top 100 courses 2017

Royal County Down Golf Digest Ireland's list of the top 100 courses in Ireland will be published in the forthcoming issue with County Louth back in the top 10 and Royal County Down remaining at No 1.Royal Portrush is No 2 ahead of  Portmarnock with Lahinch and Waterville rounding out the big five.The raft of changes made by Dr Martin Hawtree to Doonbeg sees Trump International Gol...
Tags: Sport, Architecture, Ireland, Golf, Anne, Louth, Lahinch, Wexford, Tom Morris, Waterville, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock, Royal County Down, Galway Golf Club, Doonbeg, Powerscourt


Poucher leads Munster Over 30s into final day

Limerick's Sean Poucher will take a one shot lead over Douglas' Peter O'Keeffe into the final round of the  Munster Over 30’s Amateur Championship at this home club.  Munster Over 30’s Amateur Championship Rd 1 & Rd 2  Final round tee times143 Sean Poucher (Limerick Golf Club) 69 74144 Peter O' Keeffe (Douglas) 71 73145 Pat Murray (Limerick Golf Club) 75 70 , Redmond McDonnell (Adare Golf Club) 73 72146 Keith Crowley (Fota Island Golf Club) 75 71148 David Hunt (Nenagh Gol...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Limerick, PAUL, Amateur golf, Galway Golf Club, Johnny Ward, Dooks Golf Club, Pat Murray Limerick Golf Club, Peter O Keeffe Douglas, Gary O Flaherty Cork Golf Club, Joe Lyons Galway Golf Club, Declan McInerney Lahinch Golf Club, Alan Thomas Dungarvan Golf Club, Shane Hogan Nenagh Golf Club, Cian O Donnell Castletroy Golf Club


McKinstry claims Irish Youths Championship with aplomb

Winner Neil McKinstry (Ulster) shows his delight after holing his putt for par on the 17th green during the final round of the 2016 Irish Youths Amateur Open & Irish Colleges Invitational Championship at Galway Golf Club (26/08/2016). Picture by Pat Cashman Cairndhu’s Neil McKinstry made a miraculous par at the penultimate hole and then birdied the last to clinch a three-shot victory in the Irish Youths Championship at Galway Golf Club.Home favourite Ronan...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Derry, Galway, Ulster, Stirling, Robert Browne, Ian Smith, University of Ulster, McKinstry, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Maynooth University, Jamie Fletcher Warrenpoint, Sean Flanagan, Peter Hasson


McKinstry hangs tough to lead Irish Youths into final round

Neil McKinstry (Ulster) driving from the 16th tee in the 2016 Irish Youths Amateur Open & Irish Colleges Invitational Championship at Galway Golf Club today (25/08/2016). Picture by Pat Cashman Former Ulster Youths champion Neil McKinstry carded a rollercoaster two over 72 but still takes a two stroke lead into the final round of the Irish Youths Amateur Open Championship at Galway Golf Club.The Cairndhu and University of Ulster talent started with a birdi...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Derry, Galway, John Murphy, Stirling, Robert Browne, Ian Smith, Mallow, Tramore, University of Ulster, Robert Shaw, Kinsale, McKinstry, Amateur golf