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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


Golf Ireland rules out South Africa trips

Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty, who finished third in the South African Stroke Play Championship and sixth in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship last year. Picture: GolfRSA Golf Ireland has confirmed that given the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, it will not be sending amateur squads to compete in South Africa next month.Ireland has traditional...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, South Africa, Golf, Dundalk, Amateur golf, Sport Ireland, Caolan Rafferty, Golf Ireland, Leopard Creek, GolfRSA Golf Ireland


€2.8m Club Resilience Fund open for applications

Golf Ireland has confirmed details of the €2.8 million Club Resilience Fund for clubs located in the Republic of Ireland. Delivered by Sport Ireland, the fund aims to provide short-term financial help to golf clubs, support business resilience and future sustainability post COVID-19. To be considered for funding, applicants must meet the criteria and conditions set out for the fund which is designed to ass...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Catherine Martin, Sport Ireland, Golf Ireland, Gaeltacht Jack Chambers TD, Mark Kennelly CEO of Golf Ireland


Golf Ireland appoints Neil Manchip as High Performance Director and National Coach

Neil Manchip. Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Golf Ireland has appointed Scotland’s Neil Manchip as its High Performance Director and National Coach.A recipient of the John Jacobs Award for Coaching and Teaching, awarded by the PGAs of Europe, in 2015, Manchip (47) has presided over Ireland’s male amateur players during an unprecedented period of te...
Tags: Europe, Scotland, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, The Island, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Neil, St Anne, Royal Lytham, Amateur golf, National Coach, John Jacobs, Neil Manchip


Golf Ireland to offer workshops for Sports Capital Funding applications

€40 million is being made available in 2021 under a new round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP) Golf Ireland will be running two workshops to help clubs in the Republic of Ireland prepare to apply for €40 million in Sports Capital Funding in 2021.It was announced by The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Amateur golf, Golf Ireland, Sports Capital Funding, Catherine Martin T D, Gaeltacht Jack Chambers T D, Sports Capital


Golf Ireland announces successful applicants for Funded Programme

Shannon Burke (UU) during the final of the Irish Students Amateur Open Championship, Tralee Golf Club, Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland. Picture © Golffile | Fran Caffrey Golf Ireland will provide assistance to 26 players - 12 men and 14 women — under the Funded Programme in 2021. ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Michael Cohen, Gorman, Shannon Burke, Amateur golf, Sport Ireland, Golf Ireland, Hugh L Carey, Tralee Golf Club Tralee Co, Caffrey Golf Ireland, Funded Programme, Robert Brazill GUI, Brazill NaasShannon Burke BallinrobeSara Byrne, Golf Ireland Performance Pathway Golf Ireland


Golf Ireland welcomes reopening of courses with move to Level 3

Golf Ireland welcomes the Government’s decision today that golf courses can reopen from Tuesday next 1st December. This decision means that golf can resume subject to strict health protection protocols.Golf Ireland CEO Mark Kennelly said: “The golf community is pleased that courses can reopen from Tuesday next. Golfers welcome the opportunity to resume play on a responsible and safe basis, as they did duri...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Amateur golf, Golf Ireland, Irish government, COVID, Mark Kennelly, General Guidance


€2.7 million Resilience Fund for Republic of Ireland golf clubs

Golf clubs in the Republic of Ireland will receive €2.7 million from the Sport Ireland Reslience Fund announced today by the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Media and Sport.The Covid-19 pandemic has forced clubs to shut for prolonged periods, resulting in many golf clubs and facilities facing serious financial difficulties.As a result, Sport Ireland has granted €2.7 million in funding to cl...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Football Association, Catherine Martin, State for Sport, John Treacy, Irish Rugby Football Union, Amateur golf, ILGU, Sport Ireland, Golf Ireland, Golf Ireland Education Portal, Gaeltacht Jack Chambers TD, Mark Kennelly CEO of Golf Ireland


GUI pencils in postponed AIG Cups and Shields semis for early 2021

Donegal Golf Club, Murvagh. Picture: GUI The All Ireland semi-finals and finals of the postponed AIG Cups and Shields have been pencilled in for Donegal Golf Club for the first quarter of next year.The decision was made following a full review of available options by the Golfing Union of Ireland and the dates of the rescheduled finals will be confirme...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, All Ireland, Amateur golf, Golfing Union of Ireland, Golf Ireland, AIG Cups, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield, Donegal Golf Club


Irish golf clubs to receive €600K from R and A Covid-19 Support Fund

Cash-strapped Irish golf clubs who successfully applied for help will receive nearly €600,000 in financial support from the R&A Covid-19 Support Fund. A total of €596,550 will be awarded to 110 small and medium-sized clubs— a success rate of 96 percent.Mark Kennelly, CEO of Golf Ireland said: “While there are challenges ahead for golf, the funding supports made possible by The R&A will help those clubs mos...
Tags: ROI, Sport, Golf, Amateur golf, Golf Ireland, Mark Kennelly, GUI ILGU Clubs, Phil Anderton


Hard work pays off for Foley with 10-stroke Irish Close win

Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin) winner of the AIG 2020 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Sandy Hills Links, Rosapenna Golf Club, Co Donegal today (11/10/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Hugh Foley became the first Royal Dublin player to win the title for 99 years when he romped to a ten-stroke win in the AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Rosapenna.A fu...
Tags: Sport, Aig, David, Golf, Dublin, Galway, Carter, Foley, Boucher, Ballybunion, Lahinch, Donegal, Hickey, David Foley, Waterville, Portmarnock


Ward beats wind, hail and rain to lead Irish Close by two at Rosapenna

Gary Ward (Kinsale) waiting on the 18th hole in the first round of the AIG 2020 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Sandy Hills Links, Rosapenna Golf Club, Co Donegal today (09/10/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Rain, hail and high winds proved no impediment to Kinsale’s Gary Ward as he opened with a sensational two-under 70 to lead the 54-hole AIG Iris...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Order Of Merit, Dublin, Adam Smith, Mcdonnell, Newlands, Ward, Lee Valley, Ryan, Boucher, BRIDGESTONE, Donegal


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


Carr Golf to back Conor Purcell's professional journey

Conor Purcell (right) and Marty Carr, Group CEO of Carr Golf, at Portmarnock Golf Club. Picture ©INPHO/Bryan Keane Carr Golf will back young Portmarnock professional Conor Purcell as he takes his first steps on tour.A prolific performer throughout this amateur career, a 2019 Walker Cup member and a winner of the Australian Amateur and South of Ireland championships, Purcell was ra...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Carr, Conor, Roddy, Purcell, Portmarnock, Carr Golf, Portmarnock Golf Club, Conor Purcell, Golf Ireland, Mena Tour, Wasserman Group, Marty Carr Group, Marty Carr


Golf Ireland unveils new "brand identity"

24 February 2020; In attendance at the brand launch for Golf Ireland, the new governing body for golf in Ireland which takes over from the Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish Ladies Golf Union on 1st January 2021, were (left to right), Mark Kennelly, CEO, Golf Ireland, Fiona Scott, Transition Board member, Golf Ireland, Tim O’Connor, Chairman, Golf Ireland Transition Board, and Claire Kerlin, Senior Account Director, The Public House. Cr...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, GUI, Board, Agm, Public House, Jameson, Golfing Union, Fiona Scott, Amateur golf, Pat Finn, ILGU, The Public House, Golf Ireland, Irish Distillers


GUI and ILGU officials thrilled by resounding "Yes" to Golf Ireland proposal

100 percent of ILGU clubs voted in favour of the proposal to form Golf Ireland at the Red Cow Moran Hotel on Saturday. At the GUI meeting, 94 percent were in favour. Picture: ILGU ILGU Chief Executive Sinead Heraty and GUI CEO Pat Finn hailed the Saturday's 94 per cent vote in favour of the creation of Golf Ireland as a clear mandate to take Irish golf into the 21st century.After ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Dublin, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, GUI, Finn, Agm, Leinster Golf, Pat Finn, ILGU, Sinead Heraty, Golf Ireland, Knightsbrook Hotel, Heraty


Purcell completes magical weekend with Australian Amateur win at 37th

Conor Purcell with the Australian Amateur Championship trophy Portmarnock's Conor Purcell completed a magical weekend for Irish golf when he triumphed at the 37th to become the first Irishman to win the Australian Amateur Championship in the event's 125-year history.Just hours after Shane Lowry's epic Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship win and the historic vote by Irish clubs (94%) to ap...
Tags: Australia, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, Shane Lowry, Kensington, Facetime, Geelong, Gary, Mary, Joey, Nathan


94% - Golf Ireland approved overwhelmingly - new body to go "live" in 2021

There were cheers and a round of applause as the results were announced at the ILGU’s AGM at the Red Cow Moran hoel Irish golf heralded the breaking of a new dawn on Saturday when a proposal by the ILGU and the GUI to form one governing body for men and women — Golf Ireland — was approved overwhelmingly.Separate meetings were held with 100 per cent of the clubs voting in favour of...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Dublin, GUI, Griffin, Ross, Agm, John Treacy, Amateur golf, Irish Ladies Golf Union ILGU, ILGU, Shane Ross, Sport Ireland, Golfing Union of Ireland GUI, Clodagh Hopkins


Lawlor finishes second at Australian All Abilities Championship

Brendan Lawlor salutes the crowd at the 18th Brendan Lawlor produced a superb performance over the weekend to finish second in the Australian All Abilities Championship in Sydney and copper-fasten his position as one of the top disabled golfers in the world.The 21-year-old member of Dundalk Golf Club was one of 12 players from around the world who took part in what was a tournamen...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Australia, Sport, Golf, Sydney, Belgium, Melbourne, Shane Lowry, Dundalk, Lawlor, Paul Dunne, Wahbi, Amateur golf, Golf Ireland, Dundalk Golf Club


Proposed Golf Ireland plans dispel some myths

Picture: GUI The GUI and the ILGU have published their detailed proposal for the formation of a single governing body for golf and clarified dozens of misconceptions about what it will mean.For instance, single-gender golf clubs will continue to exist if the formation of "Golf Ireland" is approved by clubs in November.That means that men or women-only golf clubs, such as Portmarno...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Northern Ireland, Board, Portmarnock, National Board, Amateur golf, Pat Finn, Golfing Union of Ireland, ILGU, Golf Ireland, Leopardstown Ladies Club, However Golf Ireland, Sinead Hearty


One Governing Body possible next year

The Leinster Golf ADM at Castleknock Hotel recently Plans to create One Governing Body (OGB) for golf in Ireland are progressing slowly, Leinster Golf told delegates at the annual meeting this week.A Joint Discussion Group formed by the GUI and the ILGU has met 23 times since November 2015 and following a series of consultations with working and discussion groups, an “Emerging Pro...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, GUI, Adm, Leinster Golf, Carton House, ILGU, Golf Ireland, Castleknock Hotel


Dromoland to host Irish Club Professional Tournament in May

Dromoland Golf and Country Club The 2017 Irish Club Professional Tournament will be played at Dromoland Golf and Country Club in Co. Clare.The Ron Kirby and J.B. Carr designed course will host the 36-hole professional only event on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5. The event, which will feature a prize fund of €12,750, will be preceded by a Pro-Am Tournament on Wednesday, May 3.S...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Pga, Golf, Carr, Kirby, David Higgins, PGA Irish Region, Michael McCumiskey, Carr Golf, Mark Nolan, Michael McDermott, Dromoland Castle, Dromoland Golf and Country Club, Clare The Ron Kirby, Dromoland Golf Country Club