Tue, 14 Apr, 2020
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020
Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
Greenkeeping staff can still attend work, for security and essential maintenance purposes, while adhering to the government guidelines.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
Golf remains 'open and accessible', even within the constraints imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, insists the game's governing bodies..
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
In March 2019, the historic decision to form Golf Ireland was completed.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
Part II of this series looks at how clubs around the island of Ireland are planning for the year ahead and what Irish golf can expect in 2020.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2020
Limerick’s team spirt proved key as the Munster champions beat Courtown to set up the chance of All Ireland glory at Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort today.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Eoghan O’Donnell says veteran Dublin colleague Conal Keaney could be the county’s greatest ever hurling servant.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
It is all very well taking the historic steps to form an inclusive governing body for the game on this island, but with preparations underway for Golf Ireland to supersede the Golfing Union of Ireland and the Irish Ladies Golf Union in January 2021, a leader needs to be found for the brave new world.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Templemore’s John Moloughney bowed out as president of the Golfing Union of Ireland at the weekend as the office transferred out of Munster to Connacht.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Phil Mickelson can count himself lucky he wasn’t playing in an ILGU event when he had his 13th green meltdown at Shinnecock Hills.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
Time-challenged Irish golfers are turning to nine-hole rounds in increasing numbers, new figures indicate.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
The return of #TheFairWay campaign reminds us all that handicap cheats are not welcomed in the game,.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Lee Valley will be hoping to put another dent in Mountbellew’s AIG Ladies Cups and Shields dream when they take on the Galway minnows in the Minor Cup final at Malone today.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Consumers spend €379 million a year on golf in the Republic of Ireland, according to a groundbreaking report released yesterday.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Confidence is key. Just ask Pádraig Harrington, who shot four sub-par rounds in Italy last week and still finished a modest 33rd in the Italian Open.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Irish team captain Tony Goode has backed late call-ups Robin Dawson and Rowan Lester to make the most of the opportunities handed to them by the withdrawals of Paul Dunne and Gary Hurley from next week’s Home International defence at Royal Portrush.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
Irish women’s golf has gone through many ups and downs over the years but there has nearly always been a big star to keep things ticking over, from a Philomena Garvey or Clarrie Reddan to a Mary McKenna or a Maureen Madill.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
Golfing Union of Ireland general secretary Pat Finn has labelled forthcoming merger talks with the the Irish Ladies Golf Union as a logical step forward for the game’s governance on the island of Ireland.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
Stephanie Meadow and Graeme McDowell both won nine times during their US college careers but Leona Maguire could blow their records out of the water after a sensational start to life at Duke University in North Carolina.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
When the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, the custodians of the world’s oldest professional golf championship (the Open Championship), confirmed last week that it was severing its 60-year exclusive TV partnership with the BBC in favour of Sky, it divided opinion amongst those most qualified to talk on the subject.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
The fee-paying members of the Golfing Union of Ireland and its constituent clubs have dropped by 43,795 (or 5%) over the last 10 years, according to the union’s financial controller, Michael Malone.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Monkstown Golf Club will be a hive of activity this week as it plays host to the national finals of the Private Home Care inter-club women’s championships from tomorrowthrough to Saturday.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
When you have achieved as much as Mary McKenna has in the game and in the name of Irish golf, you could get used to plaudits.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
The two-year wait to earn a ticket to Gleneagles will finally come to an end today for some of the world’s best golfers, just as an Irish club pro and his six-handicapper team-mate tee off at the Scottish resort in search of silverware.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
We would describe ourselves as being a hidden gem," smiles Castlegregory Golf club chairman of management, Noel Earlie, as he looks out over the pristine Kerry course, "but I think we would now like to be less hidden."
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
Pádraig Harrington rates the newly-formed Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) as crucial for the future of Irish golf.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
There is not a week goes by when someone isn’t bemoaning the state of golf.
Tue, 06 May, 2014
Imagine Croke Park packed to the rafters for a big game — close to 80,000 souls with a love of sport and time to invest in its enjoyment.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
Congratulations to Tricia Mangan on her appointment as the next high performance director of the Irish Ladies Golf Union (ILGU).
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
Leading sports policy makers have praised the formation of the Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) after the game’s governing bodies united yesterday to “further develop and grow golf” on the island of Ireland.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
There is one word of warning Ada O’Sullivan will offer to whoever succeeds her as the ILGU’s first High Performance director when her four-year term ends next January: your golf game will suffer.
Tue, 07 May, 2013
PORTUGUESE Ladies champion Leona Maguire and her twin sister Lisa, the current Spanish Ladies champion, will lead the Irish challenge at the inaugural Irish U-18 Strokeplay Championship at Knightsbrook Hotel Spa and Golf Resort in Co. Meath next weekend.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2011