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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


Portmarnock Links to host Irish Challenge

Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links, the 8th green seen from the 16th tee. Picture: Larry Lambrecht The Irish Challenge will take place over a links course for the first time when the next generation of golfing stars visits the prestigious Portmarnock Links from May 27-29.Set in the grounds of the old Jameson Estate St Marnocks, with breath-taking views ...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Czech Republic, Ireland, South Africa, Golf, European Tour, Dublin, Road, Mallorca, County Dublin, Bernhard Langer, Challenge Tour, Cormac Sharvin, Portmarnock Links


Boucher clicks with 66 as Kennedy rues late triple at Portmarnock Links

Marc Boucher (Carton House). Picture by Pat Cashman Carton House’s Marc Boucher made an eagle and four birdies in a five-under 66 to win the gross and top the 92-strong field in the penultimate event of the 2020 TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Links.As Royal Dublin’s Max Kennedy was left to rue a triple bogey at the 18th for a 68, Boucher str...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, Dublin, Kennedy, Moynihan, Boucher, Walker, Dundalk, Taylormade, Naas, Portmarnock, Marc Boucher, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Abom


Fitzgerald and Fay take top prizes in Flogas Irish Scratch Series

David Fitzgerald shot a one-under par 71 in wet and windy conditions to win the Flogas Irish Scratch Series outing at Seapoint Golf Links.He won by a shot from disabled golf professional Brendan Lawlor and The K Club’s Conor O’Rourke as Thomas Fay shot 74 off three to win the nett by three strokes from Conor Jameson and Peter Tuite.Ballymena professional Dermot McElroy and Portmarnock Links’ Daniel Mulliga...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Paul Murphy, Ballymena, Fitzgerald, Fay, John McCann, Jamie Kelly, Conor O Rourke, Rory O Neill, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour, K Club, Stuart Grehan, Dermot McElroy, Portmarnock Links


TaylorMade Winter Series: Dunne and Cohen best at Portmarnock Links

Paul Dunne European Tour player Paul  Dunne carded a two-under 69 to win the gross in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Links.Out in two- under par thanks to at the third and sixth, the European Tour winner came home in level par, picking up his third birdie on the 13th before dropping his only shot of the day on the 16th.He won the gross b...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Walton, Cohen, St Margaret, Taylormade, Wexford, O'Neill, Portmarnock, Dunne, Paul Dunne, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Paul McBride, Declan O'Neill


Brendan Walton wins Moran Cup - 36 years after Philip

Brendan Walton poses with the Moran Cup Portmarnock Links professional Brendan Walton followed in the footsteps of his uncle Philip on Monday when he added his name to the record books with victory in the prestigious Moran Cup at Royal Dublin.Raised on the links at The Island, Walton drove the 16th green and made the putt for an eagle two to card a th...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Dublin, Philip, Walton, Portmarnock, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Mullingar, Donal Gleeson Old Conna Golf Club, Stephen Quinlan, Liam Power, Brendan Walton, Shane Jenkinson, Royal Dublin Raised, James Quinlivan Sutton 's Paddy Devine St Margaret


Two in a row for Hickey in Flogas Irish Scratch Series

John Hickey. Picture: Niall O’Shea Cork golfer John Hickey clinched his second win in a row in the Flogas Irish Scratch Series at The K Club.The former Munster interprovincial carded a two-under 70 on the Palmer South Course to win the top gross prize by one stroke from Portmarnock Links’ Robin Dawson with Naas professional Conor O’Rourke third, also ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Hickey, Paul Buckley, Keith Egan, Naas, Kevin Murphy, Michael Wright, Conor O'Rourke, John Hickey, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Brian McCormack, Stuart Grehan, Robin Dawson, Portmarnock Links


O'Rourke wins Irish Scratch Series at Luttrellstown Castle

Luttrellstown Castle Naas professional Conor O’Rourke fired a six-under-par 66 to win the top gross prize in the Flogas Autumn Irish Scratch Series at Luttrellstown Castle.He won by three strokes from Ballymena-based professional Dermot McElroy, who took the second gross on a countback from Portmarnock Links’ Gary Cullen with a three-under 69.Galway’s...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Galway, Rourke, Riordan, Mike Kelly, Ballymena, Paul Buckley, Mark Godwin, Marc Boucher, Conor O'Rourke, Shane Kelly, John Hickey, David Carey, Paul Byrne, Amateur golf


Hoey and McElroy look forward to Northern Ireland Open Challenge

Northern Ireland Open Tournament Ambassador Michael Hoey competing at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, Ballymena, Northern Ireland (Photo: PressEye) In exceptional times it has been a whirlwind few weeks for Galgorm Castle as the Ballymena parkland prepares to host the first of two international golf tournaments in September.First up will be next week’s Nor...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Oliver, Ballymena, McElroy, Hoey, Michael Hoey, Handa, Challenge Tour, Dermot McElroy, Portmarnock Links, European Challenge Tour, Galgorm Castle, Galgorm


Clegg and Armstrong weather rainstorms at Portmarnock Links

The par-three 17th at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links. Donaghadee’s Andrew Clegg survived difficult weather conditions to card a level par 71 and win in the gross in the TaylorMade Summer Series at Portmarnock Links.With many regulars staying away due to the inclement weather, Clegg topped the 36-strong field as he birdied the fifth, seventh and ninth ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Armstrong, Clegg, Shipp, Crean, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Portmarnock Links, Headfort, Fermoy, Richard Crean, Portmarnock Hotel Golf Links Donaghadee, Andrew Clegg, Evan Ship


Thornton tames Carne Links

Sunset over the 17th at stunning Carne Golf Links in Belmullet, Co Mayo Freewheeling Tulfarris Golf Resort professional Simon Thornton eased to an eight-shot success at the 36-hole Vermilion Energy Carne Pro-Am.The Newcastle based professional posted rounds of 66 (-6) and 68 (-4) to streak away from the field, finishing on 10-under-par. Glasson Golf C...
Tags: Sport, Newcastle, Golf, Simon, Thornton, Kilmore, David Higgins, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Brian McElhinney, Michael McGeady, Richard O Donovan, Dun Laoghaire Golf Club, Richard Kilpatrick Banbridge Golf Club, Simon Thornton, Neil O Briain Old Conna Golf Club


Foley and Rooney claim spoils in TaylorMade Summer Series

Hugh Foley Royal Dublin's Hugh Foley made an eagle two and three birdies in a one-under 70 to win the best gross in the TaylorMade Summer Series at Portmarnock Links. He edged out 15-year old Daniel Mulligan on a countback as Portmarnock's James Temple took third with a 71. Out in level par after mixing birdies at the fourth and ninth with bogeys at...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Rooney, Dublin, Leinster, Hall, Foley, Taylormade, Jonathan Hall, Portmarnock, Flemming, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Royal Dublin


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


Cullen and Mulligan on top in TaylorMade Summer Series

Daniel Mulligan (Laytown & Bettystown) in action at the 2017 Irish Boys Under 14 Amateur Open Championship. Picture by Pat Cashman Gary Cullen made five birdies in a four-under 67 to win the gross in the TaylorMade Summer Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links as teenager Daniel Mulligan was cruelly denied at the death. The former Irish Amateur O...
Tags: Sport, Css, Pga, Golf, Dublin, Castle, Thomas, Daniel, Niall, Dundalk, Shane, Leslie, Taylormade, Mulligan, Moran, MCGLynn


Yates and Carter make hay at Portmarnock Links

Jonathan Yates Alps Tour professional Jonathan Yates took advantage of the best of the weather to card a four-under 67 and claim the best gross in the TaylorMades Summer Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links. The Naas golfer followed last week's bogey-free 70 with another superb round, dropping his only shot of the day at the first before pickin...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Dublin, Kennedy, Carter, Butler, Doherty, Yates, Naas, Jamie Kelly, Amateur golf, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel, Ardee, Royal Dublin


Kennedy on song as TaylorMade Summer Series tees off at Portmarnock Links

Max Kennedy (Royal Dublin) Photo: Ronan Quinlan www.cashmanphotography.ie Royal Dublin's Max Kennedy continued his love affair with Portmarnock Links when he fired a four-under 67 to win the opening TaylorMade Summer Series event yesterday. A bumper, 186-strong field was champing at the bit to get going after a 95-day COVID-19 lockdown—the timesheet...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Css, Heritage, Golf, Dublin, Kennedy, Mike Kelly, Dundalk, Taylormade, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Portmarnock Links, Leslie Walker, Royal Dublin, Alps Tour


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


Cunningham the young master at Portmarnock Links

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links Irish Under 16 international Luke Cunningham carded a one-under-par 70 to claim the nett in the first SIM Sprint event in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links. The scratch player from Galway Bay went out in one-over-par as he mixed birdies at the second and fourth with a double-bogey at the third and a bogey at the ninth. ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Heritage, Golf, Cunningham, Portmarnock, Delahunty, Heritage Home, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel, Galway Bay, Mullingar, Luke Cunningham, Liam Grehan


Portmarnock Links staff clean up in TaylorMade Winter Series

Conor Russell, Head Professional, Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links Local knowledge proved key as three members of the Portmarnock Links staff beat 60 kph gusts to feature in the prizes for the first time at the TaylorMade Winter Series. Head professional Conor Russell won the gross, carding a three-over 74 to top the 60-strong field by one stroke from assistant professional Brendan...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Taylor, Walton, Russell, Taylormade, Portstewart, Ross McCormack, McCormack, Dungannon, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Palmerstown Stud, Niall Carbery


McCormack and Liston tame west wind at Portmarnock Links

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links Malahide’s Mark Liston and Palmerstown Stud’s Ross McCormack defied a howling west wind to top a 98-strong field and win the top prizes in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links. In the gross, plus two handicapper McCormack shot a one-over 72 to win on a count back from Portumna’s Sam Murphy (+2) with Portmarnock Links’ Gary...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Murphy, Flanagan, Ross McCormack, McCormack, Cullen, Portmarnock, Malahide, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Liston, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel, Nenagh


Moynihan and Dawson through to the weekend in Cape Town

Robin Dawson Gavin Moynihan carded a five-under 67 and Robin Dawson a superb 66 to make the cut in the Challenge Tour’s RAM Cape Town Open at Royal Cape.Moynihan made five birdies in a bogey-free effort to move up 57 places on the leaderboard to tied 22nd on three-under, leaving him eight shots behind leader Daniel Van Tonder of South Africa.It was an even better day for Portmarno...
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Golf, Cape Town, Moynihan, Kearney, Dawson, Hoey, Michael Hoey, Challenge Tour, Robin Dawson, Portmarnock Links, Niall Kearney, Aron Zemmer, Mitch Waite, Daniel Van Tonder


Portmarnock Links to host 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open qualifier

Portmarnock Links will stage this year’s €40,000 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open qualifier from May 23-24.The north Dublin links, which is one of the front runners to stage the Irish Open itself in 2022 or 2023, should prove an ideal venue in the 36-hole battle for four coveted places in the $7 million Rolex Series events at Mount Juliet from May 28-31.The winner of the qualifier will collect €6,000 and head for Thomastown with ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Pga, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Dublin, The Island, Shane Lowry, Paul Mckenna, Thomastown, Lahinch, Portmarnock, Dubai Duty Free, Brian Casey


Mullarney and Keane on top at Portmarnock Links

Ronan Mullarney. Picture by Pat Cashman Galway's Ronan Mullarney got some competitive practice ahead of his first Alps Tour start later this month when he shot a level par 71 to win the gross in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.Irish Amateur Close champion last year and now a professional, he mixed birdies at the fourth and 13th with bogeys at the s...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Keane, Grange, O'Neill, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel, Ronan Mullarney, Mullarney, Fortwilliam, Roy Connolly, Pat Cashman Galway


Tuohy claims Portmarnock Links spoils with impressive late show

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links Cahir Park's Paul Tuohy produced a brilliant late burst to win the TaylorMade Winters Series outing with a superb nett 70 at a cold and breezy Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links. The four-handicapper came up trumps in the final group of the day by following birdies at the 15th and 16th with two gutsy pars to finish. He won the nett by three strokes f...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Leinster, Newlands, Kelly, Foley, Byrne, Whelan, O'Donovan, Tralee, Athlone, Dun Laoghaire, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links


Moriarty and Denvir clear winners at Portmarnock Links

Charlie Denvir. Picture by Pat Cashman Colm Moriarty and Charlie Denvir took advantage of a light westerly breeze to shoot three-under 68s and win the top prizes in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links.Playing off plus-two, Elm Park talent Denvir won the gross when he followed eight opening pars with a birdie at the ninth, then came home in two-under par ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Dublin, Rice, Moriarty, Tim Rice, Farrell, St Anne, Portmarnock, Elm Park, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Glasson, Niall Kearney


Quinlan and Kearney claim the spoils at Portmarnock Links

SQ Golf’s Steven Quinlan Steven Quinlan might have finished with a double-bogey six, but he still shot a one-under-par 70 to win the nett in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links. Just 29 players teed it up as many feared what turned out to be an inaccurate weather forecast, but scoring was still far from easy in the rain and a testing southerly breeze. ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Dublin, Kearney, Portmarnock, Quinlan, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Niall Kearney, Steven Quinlan, Niall Kearney Pro Royal Dublin, Steven Quinlan Steven Quinlan


Moran and McDermott best at Portmarnock Links

Castle’s Robert Moran. Picture by Pat Cashman Castle’s Robert Moran made three birdies in a one-under par 70 to win the gross in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.The plus two-handicapper sandwiched a bogey at the fifth between birdies at the fourth and sixth to turn in one-under par before coming home in level as he followed a birdie at the 11th wit...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, McDermott, Moran, Weldon, Elm Park, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel, Michael McDermott, Robert Moran, Charlie Denvir, Black Bush, Pat Cashman Castle


Cullen fires 65 to claim Christmas Eve outing at TaylorMade Winter Series

Gary Cullen Gary Cullen posted the lowest score recorded in TaylorMade Winter Series since 2014 when he carded a six-under 65 to top the 85-strong field in the Christmas Eve event at Portmarnock Links.The former Irish Amateur Open champion, who showed form by carding a 67 in the monthly medal at the weekend, had six threes in a five-under par outward nine as he birdied the first, ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Moynihan, McBride, Taylormade, Ross McCormack, McCormack, Cullen, Portmarnock, Gavin Moynihan, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Paul McBride, Brendan Walton


Keogh and Moynihan on song at Portmarnock Links

Gavin Moynihan Galway's Gavan Keogh and European Tour player Gavin Moynihan took the top prizes on a day of excellent scoring in the TaylorMade Winter Series at a bitterly cold Portmarnock Links.No fewer than 94 players braved the elements in light winds and it was three-handicapper Keogh who took the best nett, carding a four-under 67 to win by a shot from Gold Coast's Michael Wh...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Gold Coast, Keogh, Moynihan, Michael White, Maguire, Taylormade, Yates, Naas, Gavin Moynihan, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Grehan, Portmarnock Links


Walker and Cullen tough it out at Portmarnock Links

Leslie Walker (Dundalk). Photo: PGA in Ireland, Patrick Bolger/Getty Images Dundalk professional Leslie Walker and Portmarnock Links’ Gary Cullen weathered horrific conditions to win the top prizes in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Links.While the timesheet was full, just 30 players braved the high winds and heavy rain showers with Walker taking the nett with a six-o...
Tags: Sport, Css, Pga, Golf, Walker, Cullen, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Leslie Walker, Gary Cullen, Leslie Walker Dundalk Photo, Ireland Patrick Bolger Getty Images Dundalk, Cullen He