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Ladies Irish Open return a priority for LET

Ladies European Tour CEO, Alexandra Armas. Picture: LET The Ladies European Tour insists it will continue its fight to revive the Ladies Irish Open and bring it back next year.The LET released a record-breaking 2021 schedule on February 12 and while the Ladies Irish Open was conspicuous by its absence for the ninth year in a row, Ladies European Tour,...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Switzerland, Finland, Holland, Ladies European Tour, Leona, Leona Maguire, Dun Laoghaire, Stephanie Meadow, Killeen Castle, Portmarnock Links, Lake Nona


"Equipment rules for amateur golfers are a disaster, full stop"

Bryson DeChambeau tees off on the eighth hole during the final round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Darren Carroll/USGA) Ireland's leading clubmaker believes proposals by golf's governing bodies to roll back distance gains will have "zero effect" on the game's biggest hitter...
Tags: Equipment, Sport, Ireland, Lewis Hamilton, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Mercedes, Murray, Mamaroneck, Rory, Bryson DeChambeau, Bryson, USGA, Dustin, John Daly, Dustin Johnsons


Bid for a fourball with Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw, Conor Murray or Scott Fardy

Johnny Sexton lets rip with the driver Do you fancy a fourball with rugby legends Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw, Conor Murray or Scott Fardy at some of Ireland’s greatest courses? Or what about an afternoon clay-pigeon shooting with Seán O'Brien? All you have to do to get your hands on one of these specials days out is to make a bid for them at auction. The prizes will go to the h...
Tags: England, Wales, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Irish Lions, O'Reilly, Sligo, Tullow, Paddy, Conor Murray, Johnny Sexton, Sean O'Brien, Co Meath, Scott Fardy


McElroy and Gribben tops in Nicklaus Series at Killeen Castle

Ryan Gribben (Warrenpoint). Picture by Pat Cashman Ballymena’s Dermot McElroy and Warrenpoint’s Ryan Gribben took the top prizes in the latest Nicklaus Series outing at Killeen Castle.After a delayed start due to sub zero temperatures at the Jack Nicklaus’ signature course in Co. Meath, McElroy chiseled out a two under par 70, dropping just one shot to top the leaderboard. ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Warrenpoint, Ballymena, McElroy, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Killeen Castle, Dermot McElroy, Gribben, Ryan Gribben, Stephen Tierney, Pat Cashman Ballymena, Meath McElroy


O'Keeffe claims narrow lead in Irish Mid-Amateur

Peter O'Keeffe (Douglas). Picture by Pat Cashman Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Irish Mid-Amateur Championship at Royal Belfast.After opening with a two-under 68 to lead by one stroke from Lurgan’s Olcan Kearney and Royal Portrush’s Patrick McCrudden, the former Irish Amateur Open champion made four birdies in a level par 70 to lead by o...
Tags: France, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Belfast, Stevens, Lurgan, Keeffe, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock, Adamson, Amateur golf, Killeen Castle, Colm Campbell, Stackstown, Rathmore


Rhys Clarke defies tough conditions to win at Portmarnock Links

Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links The Island's Rhy Clarke outdid the professionals to win the gross with a best of the day 72 in the TaylorMade Winter Series at a wind-lashed Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.Just 50 players braved horizontal rain and a steady 25 mph southerly wind that gusted close to 40 mph at the north Dublin links.Despite making three bogeys in his first five ho...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Clarke, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Walker, Dundalk, Hickey, O'Connor, Athlone, John Hickey, Daniel O'Connor, Nett, Amateur golf


Headfort duo claim top spots in Killeen Castle Nicklaus Series

Killeen Castle Brian Casey claimed his fourth successive win the Nicklaus Series at Killeen Castle on Friday.The PGA Europro Tour regular shot a controlled, two-under par 70 at the Co Meath venue as fellow Headfort golfer Joe Dillon claimed the leading nett prize with the same score. "I had some close calls for birdies, but also some good saves for pars today, so all in all the sc...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Casey, Dillon, Conor O'Rourke, Brian Casey, Joe Dillon, Desmond Morgan, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Killeen Castle, Carton House, Headfort, PGA Europro Tour, Conor Jameson, Killeen Castle Nicklaus Series


Focussed Casey too hot to handle at Killeen Castle

Killeen Castle Headfort's Brian Casey made two eagles in a two-under 70 to win the gross in the latest Nicklaus Series outing at Killeen Castle.The Europro Tour regular and former Mullingar Scratch Trophy winner, defied windy conditions at the Co Meath parkland, picking up eagles at the par0five second and fifth to move swiftly to four-under.Even though he misjudged his tee shot i...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Limerick, Tim, Tim Rice, Casey, Nicklaus, Naas, Brian Casey, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Killeen Castle, Castlebar, Conor O Rourke, Shane Quigley, Brian Casey Pro Headfort


Casey and Grehan on top in Nicklaus Series

Killeen Castle’s 18th hole Brian Casey and Stuart Grehan claimed the top prizes in the opening Killeen Castle Nicklaus Series outing of the winter at the Co Meath venue. In a reversal of last Tuesday's TaylorMade Winter Series result at Portmarnock Links, Casey shot a five-under 67 to win the gross as the Tullamore man took the best nett with a score of 68.  Play was delayed due t...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Bush, Casey, Taylormade, Portmarnock, Brian Casey, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Killeen Castle, Stuart Grehan, Grehan, Tullamore, Conna, Donal Gleeson


O'Donoghue leads Munster Mid-Amateur by one at Lee Valley

Lee Valley Douglas's Kieran O'Donoghue shot a second successive level par 72 to take a two-stroke lead over Killeen Castle's Paraic Connolly in the final round of the Munster Mid-Amateur Open Championship at Lee Valley.Connolly set the pace with a two-under 70 in the morning round but could only manage a 76 after lunch to finish the day in two-over.Cork pair Mark Ford and Gary O'F...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Limerick, Cork, Lee Valley, Connolly, O'Sullivan, Kehoe, Donoghue, Amateur golf, Killeen Castle, Mark Ford, Gary O Flaherty, Flynn Tramore, Considine Lahinch


Coughlan wins Midland Scratch Cup

 Carlow Golf Club's Steve Cronly (left) and Peter Tuite from sponsors Boylesports present the Midland Scratch Cup to Castleknock's Paul Coughlan Castleknock's Paul Coughlan claimed his first major scratch cup when he won the prestigious Boylesports sponsored Midland Scratch Cup by three strokes at Carlow Golf Club. Once a 72-hole classic with a list of past champions that includes...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Padraig Harrington, Midland, Amateur golf, Killeen Castle, Carlow Golf Club, Castleknock, Woodbrook, Paul Coughlan, Coughlan, Conor Byrne, Jack Walsh, Paul Coughlan Castleknock, Paraic Connolly, Thurles Aaron Ryan


Cullen wins Leinster Mid-Am

Gary Cullen (Beaverstown) winner of the 2018 Leinster Mid Amateur Open Championship at Corrstown Golf Club on 11 August 2018. Picture by Pat Cashman Beaverstown's Gary Cullen closed with a four-under-par 68 to win the Leinster Mid-Amateur Championship at Corrstown.The former touring professional, 42, has been battling back problems for several years but that was no impediment to h...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Dublin, Doherty, Cullen, Banbridge, Amateur golf, Killeen Castle, Corrstown, Alan Doherty, Condren, Jim Carvill, Gary Cullen, Corrstown Golf Club, Gary Cullen Beaverstown, Leinster Mid Am


Killeen Castle to host Dublin Journalists Golf Society charity day

Killeen Castle captains Frank Donegan and Carol Pearson with Dublin Journalists Golf Society captain Denis Kirwan The Dublin Journalists Golf Society's 2018 Charity Day will be hosted by the Jack Nicklaus designed Killeen Castle course in County Meath.Home to the 2011 Solheim Cup, won in spectacular fashion by Team Europe, Killeen Castle will welcome the Dublin Journalists and the...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Ronald McDonald House, Nicklaus, Kirwan, Royal County, Amateur golf, Killeen Castle, Denis Kirwan, Dublin Journalists Golf Society, Frank Donegan, Carol Pearson, Team Europe Killeen Castle, Dublin Journalists


Sweet 69 for Sharvin at School

Ardglass professional Cormac Sharvin made a big move in the right direction when he fired a three under 69 to remain comfortably inside the top 21 and ties who will progress from Section A qualifier at The Roxburgh to the Second Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School.The former Walker Cup and Brabazon Trophy winner moved up three spots to tied 12th at the Kelso venue on five under par — three inside the top 21, who are on two under or better.Naas amateur Conor O'Rou...
Tags: School, Germany, Sport, Golf, European Tour, GUI, Kelso, Naas, Challenge Tour, Killeen Castle, Cormac Sharvin, Sharvin, STEPHEN GRANT, EPD Tour, Reeve Whitson, Alps Tour


Carin Koch names Sophie Gustafson and Maria McBride as Solheim Cup Vice Captains

Sophie Gustafson joins Annika Sörenstam & Maria McBride as Vice Captains for 2015 Solheim Cup The 2015 European Solheim Cup Team Captain Carin Koch has announced that Sophie Gustafson and Maria McBride (formerly Hjorth) will join Annika Sörenstam as her Vice Captains when Europe targets victory over the United States at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in Germany on 18-20 September. Between them, Gustafson, McBride and Sörenstam have played in 21 Solheim Cups, with no fewer than six wins and 122 tourname...
Tags: Europe, Texas, Sweden, Colorado, Germany, Atlantic, United States, Ireland, Solheim Cup, Sophie, Koch, Solheim, LPGA, Heidelberg Germany, Carin, Golf Club