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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


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


'Rock star — historic Foxrock continues to shine

Foxrock Golf Club If you’re ever asked what Mungo Park, Harry Colt, John O’Leary and the playwright Samuel Beckett had in common, you can confidently point them in the direction of the sylvan beauty that is Foxrock Golf Club in the leafy Dublin suburbs.The club celebrated its 125th anniversary this year — its quasquicentennial  — and what stories the walls of the old clubhouse cou...
Tags: Travel, Sport, Architecture, Ireland, Tourism, Golf, John, Bill, Dublin, Sherlock, Samuel Beckett, O'leary, Derek, Fred, Anthony Brown, David Walker


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


Rafferty tied seventh as Singh Brar wins Lytham Trophy

Jack Singh Brar Caolan Rafferty took another small step towards a potential international call-up later this year when he finished tied for seventh in the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham & St Annes.A quarter-finalist in the recent West of Ireland Championship and one of the most consistent players over the last year, the Dundalk man was one of just three Irishmen to make the cut at ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Lancashire, Dundalk, Rafferty, Andrew Wilson, Portmarnock, Royal County Down, Amateur golf, John Ross Galbraith, Lytham Trophy Royal Lytham St Annes, Liam Johnston, Geoff Lenehan, Jamie Stewart, Tiarnan McLarnon


Rafferty shines at Lytham Trophy; just one Irish international makes cut

The 18th green and the clubhouse at Royal Lytham & St Annes If Caolan Raffery goes on to win an Irish cap this year he may look back at this week's Lytham Trophy as a turning point.The Dundalk man has not even found it easy to break into the Leinster team but having show form by reaching the quarter-finals of the "West" at Easter, he continued to shine by leading a trio of Irish p...
Tags: Amateur golf


O'Driscoll and Carey trail in Belgium; Grant the lone survivor in Glasgow

Tommy O'Driscoll. Picture: Pat Cashman Alps Tour — Thomas O'Driscoll is tied 54th after opening with a two over 74 in the Citadelle Trophy International on the France-Belgium border.The Kerry native had two bogeys at Golf Château de Preach but failed to make a birdie and ended the day nine strokes behind French amateur Gregoire Schoeb, who shot a 65 to lead by one from compatriot Leo Lespinasse. David Carey had four birdies, four bogeys and two double boge...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Belgium, Glasgow, Rotherham, Kerry, Grant, Driscoll, Carey, France Belgium, Pat Cashman, STEPHEN GRANT, Tommy O Driscoll, Alps Tour, Island Golf Club


Higgins and Lernihan share top spot at Malahide

David Higgins. Picture: Niall O'Shea/Cork Golf News Waterville's David Higgins and Elm Park's Dara Lernihan shared top spot at the Malahide Pro-Am on Friday.The duo carded three under par rounds of 69 at the tournament which is supported by 1995 Ryder Cup hero Philip Walton and raises funds for the St Francis Hospice.Five players tied for second. Gerry Burke (Royal Curragh), Damien McGrane, Jimmy Bolger (Kilkenny), Michael McDermott (Pure Golf Leopardstown...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Foundation, Higgins, David Foley, Malahide, Elm Park, Mark Murphy, David Higgins, Seve, PGA Irish Region, Brian McCormack, Michael McDermott, Damien McGrane, Island Golf Club, Glen Robinson


Butler snatches Munster Strokeplay in sudden-death

Cathal Butler with the Munster Strokeplay Championship trophy. Picture Niall O'Shea. Courtesy Munster Golf/Cork Golf Club Kinsale's Cathal Butler came from seven shots behind in the final round to tie with 54-hole lead Gary O'Flaherty and then beat him in sudden death to take the Munster Stroke Play Championship at Cork.The former Irish Boys international, who broke his wrist eight months ago, was outside the top 10 on five over par after a third round 73. ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Ireland, Golf, Cork, Barry Anderson, Butler, Carlow, Flaherty, John Hickey, John Greene, Amateur golf, Maynooth University, Royal Dublin, Richard Knightly, Galway Golf Club