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Slip! Slap! Swing! — Don't forget the sun cream

Ronan Mullarney (Galway) driving at the 17th tee in the opening round of the AIG 2019 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Ballybunion Golf Club (03/08/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman The  Slip! Slap! Swing! sun protection campaign  for golf launched last year and returns this summer with a new challenge - to get 500 golf clubs in the UK and Ireland ‘Sun...
Tags: UK, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Health & Fitness, Don, Michelle Baker, PGA Irish Region, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Ballybunion Golf Club, Health Safety, Jamie Cundy, Melanoma Fund, British Golf Industry Association BGIA


GUI publishes Inter-Club draws

Declan Corcoran (Athlone) reacts to his putt on the 19th green in the semi final of the 2018 Pierce Purcell Shield at Thurles Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The GUI’s plans for the commencement of a curtailed series of Inter-Club competitions are continuing to progress as the four Provincial Branches of the Union have published their draws for the ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, GUI, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Provincial Branches of the Union, Inter Club, Donegal Golf Club, Declan Corcoran Athlone, Pierce Purcell Shield at Thurles Golf Club Picture, Union 's Rules and Competitions Committee, Rules and Competitions Committee, Provincial Branch Office


Revised GUI fixtures as 2020 Championships and Inter-Club events resume

Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock) bunkered at the 9th hole in the final round of the 2016 Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship at Tralee Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The Golfing Union of Ireland has issued a number of revisions to its fixtures for 2020 as plans continue for the resumption of championship and inter-club activity at the end of July. ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Leinster, Connacht, Killeen, Killarney, Donegal, Mahony, Amateur golf, Millicent, Pat Cashman, Golfing Union of Ireland, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, Fermoy


Action underway in Irish Scratch Series at Seapoint; timesheet here

Stuart Grehan (left) and Paul McBride during their amateur days with Ireland. Picture by Pat Cashman The Flogas sponsored Irish Scratch Series got underway at 7.33 at Seapoint Golf Links with LPGA Tour star Leona Maguire set to hit the course at 9.56 am with Olivia Mehaffey, Stuart Grehan and Garrett Mann.An 89-strong field has been assembled for what...
Tags: Mexico, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Maguire, LPGA, Leona Maguire, Amateur golf, Stuart Grehan, Grehan, Dermot McElroy, Pat Cashman, Mehaffey, Olivia Mehaffey, Paul McBride


Irish Scratch Series: Dylan blows hot in the wind at Seapoint

Dylan Keating (Seapoint) driving at the 18th tee on his way to a 1 under par 71 during the Flogas sponsored Irish Scratch Series at Seapoint Golf Club today (29/06/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Local teenager Dylan Keating outshone star-studded field that included LPGA Tour star Leona Maguire to win the inaugural Irish Scratch Series outing on home tu...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Boyzone, Arizona State University, Gary, Dylan, Mike Kelly, McBride, Maguire, Keating, LPGA, Gary Wade, Paul Reilly


Rafferty and McLarnon headline star-studded Balbriggan Scratch Cup field

Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk) driving from the 12th tee in the second round of The Amateur Championship at Portmarnock in 2019. Picture by Pat Cashman World No 17 and Walker Cup star Caolan Rafferty will headline a stellar field chasing €1,500 in prizes at the 36-hole Balbriggan Senior Scratch Cup on Sunday, July 19. ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Castle, Dundalk, Rafferty, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Tiarnan McLarnon, Robbie Cannon, Mullingar Scratch Trophy, Caolan Rafferty, Caolan Rafferty Dundalk, Robert Moran, Balbriggan


R&A tweaks elite golf schedule

Amateur champion James Sugrue (Mallow). Picture by Pat Cashman The R&A has updated its plans for its 2020 amateur championships and international matches.As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some further changes have been made to the schedule of events this summer. Duncan Weir, Executive Director – Golf Development and Amateur Championships at The R&...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Curtis, Walker, Duncan Weir, Royal Birkdale, Randa, Amateur golf, Medoc, Pat Cashman, West Lancashire, James Sugrue Mallow, Kilmarnock Barassie The Ayrshire, Brabazon Trophy Sherwood Forest Golf Club


John Murphy secures Byron Nelson Award and PGA Tour start

John Murphy (Kinsale) driving at the 8th tee in the final round of the 2019 Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt & Davitt sponsored Mullingar Scratch Cup. Picture by Pat Cashman Kinsale international John Murphy can look forward to a PGA Tour start next year after he won the prestigious Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf.Winner of the St Andrew...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Dallas, Ncaa, John, Salvation Army, Nelson, Louisville, Murphy, John Murphy, University of Louisville, Byron Nelson, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman


ILGU clubs vote to cancel 2020 inter-club events

Audrey Quinn (Craddockstown. Picture by Pat Cashman ILGU clubs have voted overwhelmingly to cancel 2020 inter-club events for 2020 with feedback from GUI clubs expected soon.As a result, the AIG Ladies Cups and Shields, the Revive Active Fourball, the Girls’ Inter-Club and the Irish Senior Cup won’t be played until 2021. The ILGU has also decided to c...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, GUI, Inter, District, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, ILGU, AIG Ladies Cups, Reopening Society and Business, Audrey Quinn Craddockstown, Girls ' Inter Club, ILGU Silver and Bronze Medals


ILGU seeks club feedback on staging Inter-Club events

Noreen Sheridan (Rathcore) holes the winning putt on the 16th green to clinch the AIG Challenge Cup at the 2019 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields East Leinster Finals at the KClub Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The ILGU has released its modified championship calendar for the remainder of 2020, but it is still seeking feedback from clubs on how it might o...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Bay, Helen, District, Louth, Heath, Ballybunion, Eileen Murphy, Amateur golf, West Waterford, Pat Cashman, Tullamore


Hurley and Higgins claim spoils in 80 kmph gusts at rainy Portmarnock Links

Roscommon'sThomas Higgins in action at last year’s Boys (Under 16) Interprovincial Championship matches at Athlone. Picture by Pat Cashman West Waterford’s Gary Hurley and Roscommon’s Thomas Higgins overcame winds gusting up to 80 kph to win the top prizes in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links. Just 33 players took to the links but Hurley carded a thr...
Tags: Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region


Rafferty headlines top-class field for Laytown and Bettystown Scratch Cup

Walker Cup player Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk) currently ranked 19th in the world, will be one of the favourites for the Laytown and Bettystown Senior Scratch Cup on March 22 The countdown is on for the West of Ireland Championship at Rosses Point and many of Ireland’s leading amateurs will use the 36-hole Laytown and Bettystown Senior Scratch Cup to prepare for battle at Co Sligo.Sp...
Tags: Sport, West, Ireland, Golf, Jack, Galway, Rafferty, Co Meath, Royal County Down Golf Club, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Rosses Point, Ballybunion Golf Club, Caolan Rafferty, Caolan Rafferty Dundalk


Top 4 in Bridgestone Order of Merit to win Home Internationals caps

Reigning Bridgestone Order of Merit champion, Rob Brazill (Naas). Picture by Pat Cashman The GUI has announced its team selection and coaching selection criteria for 2020 and increased the number of automatic qualifiers from the Bridgestone Order of Merit for the Home Internationals team from three to four. The top three players in the World Amateur Golf Ranking will also be picke...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Connacht, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Tom Montgomery, Galway Bay, Jimmy Duggan Kevin Raftery Peter, Robbie Cannon, Robert Brazill, Bridgestone Order of Merit, Rob Brazill Naas Picture, Selection Committee GUI High Performance Programme, Bridgestone Order of Merit Men Bridgestone, Michael J Murphy


Lester joined by Griffin and McClean in last 32 at Spanish Amateur

Hermitage’s Rowan Lester. Picture: Ernest Blignault Hermitage's Rowan Lester led a trio of Irish qualifiers into the matchplay stages of the Spanish Amateur Championship for the Copa del Rey in Seville.The former North of Ireland champion followed a 70 with a level par 72 at Real Club de Golf Sevilla to tie for eighth on two-under par, just three strokes behind leading qualifier J...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Ireland, Italy, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Portugal, Switzerland, Griffin, Darren Clarke, Seville, Robert Foley, Warrenpoint, Malone, Lester, Netherland


Amateur Michael Young clinches Qatar Masters start with Qatar Amateur victory

Ring Of Kerry’s Michael Young. Picture: Pat Cashman Ring of Kerry amateur Michael Young won the Qatar Open Amateur Golf Championship to clinch a spot in next month's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters on the European Tour.As South Africa's Mathiam Keyser claimed the professional title in what doubled as the Qatar Masters qualifier, closing with a 65 to finish in 11-under 205, Young fol...
Tags: England, Sweden, Qatar, Sport, South Africa, Golf, The Island, Kerry, Young, Doha, Michael Young, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, Paul McBride, Doha Golf Club


Graham wins Spanish Seniors; Bornemann fifth

Steve Graham (East Sussex National). Picture by Pat Cashman Ireland’s Steven Graham won the Spanish International Senior Amateur Championship at Meliá Villaitana in Alicante. Steven Graham receives the Spanish Seniors trophy. Picture: RFEG ...
Tags: England, Scotland, Spain, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Graham, Benidorm, Douglas, Alicante, Patrick O'Brien, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Peter Sheehan, Bornemann, Declan O'Neill


"Lowry Effect" explodes with new Offaly Junior Golf Academy

Shane Lowry’s Open Championship win has led to an upsurge in interest in golf among kids in Offaly. Picture © PGA Tour Shane Lowry-mania has hit the Faithful County and inspired some hard-working volunteers and local business people to set up the Offaly Junior Golf Academy.The Open champion was his own one-man golf academy growing up at Esker Hills where he'd play 54 holes in a da...
Tags: Sport, Dave, Ireland, Golf, Shane Lowry, Academy, Lowry, Ray, Brendan, Flanagan, Bernard, Lisa, Shane, Monaghan, Donegal, Mark Kelly


The Island opts for synthetic solution in bunker re-build

Colm Campbell (Ulster) playing his bunker shot at the 16th during the 2014 Interprovincial Matches at The Island. Picture by Pat Cashman The Island has rebuilt a large proportion of its revetted bunkers using a new solution from synthetic bunker solutions provider EcoBunker.The course, which is currently undergoing a renovation at the hands of architects Mackenzie and Ebert, has a...
Tags: Sport, Architecture, Golf, The Island, Allen, Ebert, Richard Allen, MacKenzie, Edmondson, Pat Cashman, Colm Campbell Ulster, Golf Business, Dave Edmondson


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


Lowry, Sugrue, Wilson and Smyth honoured at Allianz Irish Golf Writers’ Awards

Shane Lowry’s historic win in The 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush has earned the 32-year-old Offalyman the Professional Player of the Year for 2019 at the Irish Golf Writers’ Association awards, sponsored by Allianz, at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Co Dublin. In a quite extraordinary year for Irish professional golfers, with Rory McIlroy scooping the FedEx Cup title on the PGA Tour – in a season with four victor...
Tags: Europe, California, Scotland, Sport, United States, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Dublin, The Island, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Ucla, Ladies European Tour, Paul Kelly


Kennedy Kentucky-bound as he signs for University of Louisville 2020

Max Kennedy. Picture: Pat Cashman Photography Royal Dublin's Max Kennedy will join the University of Louisville on a golf scholarship next year.A two-time Faldo Junior Series champion, he reached the quarterfinals of the British Boys Championship at Saunton Golf Club in August and won the Leinster U18 and the Irish 2018 U18 Order of Merit awards.A Boys international, he will be 19...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Ncaa, Belfast, Dublin, Leinster, Kennedy, Cardinals, John Murphy, University of Louisville, Valhalla, Mannix, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Mairead Martin, Hugh O Hare


Kennedy wins U18 title in Faldo Series Grand Final

Royal Dublin’s Max Kennedy. Photo: Ronan Quinlan Royal Dublin’s Max Kennedy completed a memorable season when he closed with a six-under 64 to claim the Under 18 title and finish third overall in the 23rd Faldo Series Grand Final at Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates.A Boys international who finished third in the Bridgestone Boys International Order...
Tags: England, Australia, Sport, South Africa, Golf, United Arab Emirates, Dublin, Griffin, Kennedy, Irl, Davenport, LANG, Louise Burke, Dan Byrne, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman


Foley, Griffin, Donegan and Foster fly the flag at Spirit International

Eanna Griffin. Picture: Pat Cashman Ireland’s Hugh Foley, Eanna Griffin, Aine Donegan and Anna Foster were tied for 14th after the opening round of the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas.Established in 2001, The Spirit International is a biennial, 54-hole, four-ball stroke-play competition for amateurs. The Spirit Golf Association...
Tags: South Korea, Texas, Australia, France, Scotland, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Dublin, Griffin, Lewis, Foley, Kaitlyn, Lahinch, Australia New Zealand


Sweet revenge for Irish U16s in England

Liam Abom was one of several Irish players to go unbeaten at Hunstanton. Picture: Pat Cashman A mixed Irish Under 16 team claimed a hard-fought 16.5-13.5 victory hosts England at Hunstanton and sweet revenge for last year’s defeat at Limerick.Leading 10.5-7.5 after Saturday's play, the teams shared the singles 6-6, giving Ireland a three-point victory overall.Ireland led 4-2 after...
Tags: England, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Murray, Coulter, Hunstanton, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Anna Dawson, Luke Cunningham, Beth Coulter, Katie Poots, Joshua Hill, Emily Murray, Liam Abom


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


Mullarney and McCarroll start well at Q-School; Sharvin eyes Headfort chance

Ronan Mullarney (Ireland) driving at the second tee watched by Harry Hall (England) during day two of the 2019 Home International Matches at Lahinch Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Galway amateur Ronan Mullarney is tied for third after opening with a two-under 70 at the First Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School Section E in Portugal.The reigning AIG Irish Amateur Close ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Portugal, Brooks Koepka, The Island, Shane Lowry, Galway, Neil, McBride, Donegal, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour


Murphy shoots 63 to claim maiden win

John Murphy Kinsale's John Murphy had almost written off the year before he won the Mullingar Scratch Trophy on August 11. Now the University of Louisville senior is a winner on the US collegiate circuit after shooting a final round 63 to win in Bearcat Invitational at Coldstream Country Club in Cincinnati.The former St Andrews Links Trophy winner (21) followed rounds of 67 and 66...
Tags: US, Sport, Arkansas, Golf, SEC, John, Louisville, Cincinnati, Murphy, Cardinals, John Murphy, University of Louisville, Matthias, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman


Warrenpoint and Tullamore retain titles at Castle Dargan

Warrenpoint retained Irish Junior Foursomes at Castle Dargan. Picture: Pat Cashman Warrenpoint retained Irish Junior Foursomes when they beat a brave Blainroe by five holes in the All Ireland final at Castle Dargan.John Dunne and Bailey Wilson put in a strong finish to beat David Lally and Conor Leonard by three holes as Rian Carvill and Jack Murtagh were also forced to dig deep ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Westport, Ulster, Warrenpoint, Sligo, Jonathan Ryan, All Ireland, Tramore, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Faithlegg, Tullamore, Pat Cashman Warrenpoint, Tandragee


Roscommon claim Fred Daly Trophy in epic finale

Michael Connaughton (Team Captain) with the victorious Roscommon Golf Club team and supporters at the 2019 Fred Daly Trophy All Ireland Finals at Castle Dargan Golf Club today (28/09/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman Fionn Hoare beat Stephen Riordan at the 20th to give Roscommon an epic 3-2 win over Muskerry in the All Ireland Final of the Fred Daly Trophy at Castle Dargan.The Connach...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Darren Clarke, Adam Smith, Roscommon, Jamie Hughes, Michael McCormack, All Ireland, Simon Walker, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Muskerry, Fred Daly, Mullingar, Slieve Russell, Kevin Connaughton


Gort win Fred Perry Trophy

Ronnie Killeen (Captain, Gort Golf Club) with the victorious Gort Golf Club team after their victory in the 2019 Fred Perry Trophy Final at County Sligo Golf Club today (27/09/2019). Also in the picture in front (from left) Martin Callanan, Michael Cahill, Robin Lahiffe, Kevin Mulkerrins, John Kelleher and Paddy Coughlan. At back (from left) John Skehiill, Michael Ryan, Brendan McDonagh, John Hynes, Michael McInerney, John Moylan, Pat M...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Moon, Golf, Galway, Connacht, Daly, John Hynes, Lisburn, Cahill, Bourke, Gort, Fred Perry, Moylan, Michael Ryan, Tom McGrath