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The success of the event has made for a historic moment for Galgorm. The ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf is one of the most innovative events in world golf. Two separate tournaments (Men & Women), competed on the same courses at the same time and for the same level of prize money in this first of its kind event in the northern hemisphere. The US $3 million prize fund was split evenly across ...

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Amundi Evian Championship Evian Resort Golf Club | Evian-les-Bains, France | July 22-25, 2021 Photo. Golffile The Amundi Evian Championship, one of the five Grand Slam tournaments in women’s golf, returns to the fairways at the Evian Resort Golf Club after having been postponed in 2020 due to Covid. The field will bring together the world’s leading players including our own Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow.    With its prize money increased to $4,500,000, the tournament is the first in a series ...

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A star-studded field headed by Niall Horan is lined up as celebrities from across the island of Ireland will play in next week’s ISPS HANDA World Invitational Pro-am at Galgorm and Massereene to mark the start of tournament week. Pro-am days are always a fun day out as teams and celebrities mix it with the professionals at both venues before the serious business of the US $3 million event gets underway from next Thursday. Spectators will ...

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  Beth Coulter (Kirkistown Castle) is Irish Girls’ Close Champion once again after she defeated Emma Fleming (Elm Park) in the final at Tramore. Coulter’s busy schedule of late coupled with the added pressure of being defending Champion left her feeling like she had under performed in qualifying on Wednesday but her experience, even at such a young age, prevailed today. She said: “I’m delighted now, obviously Emma had a great comeback there on the last couple of ...

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    19th July, 2021 – With six weeks to go until the PING Junior Solheim Cup 2021, seven players have been confirmed to be part of the European PING Junior Solheim Cup Team. The remaining five players will be announced by 26th July. Team Europe will face the United States in the 11th PING Junior Solheim Cup, which will take place on 1st and 2nd September at Sylvania Country Club in Toledo, Ohio. The seven players announced by ...

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Balmoral’s Give Golf A Go programme is still going strong after five years. Huge thanks goes to all the organisers especially team leader Bernie Mc Nally, Liz Cunningham, Club Professional Lee mc Kenna and not forgetting the fantastic squad of lady members who turned up each week to help with coaching. This summer session ended with a putting and chipping competition followed by a glass of wine and nibbles back in the clubhouse. The girls had so ...

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    The ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf is one of the most innovative events in world golf. Two separate tournaments (Men & Women), compete on the same courses at the same time and for the same level of prize money in this first of its kind event in the northern hemisphere. The US $3 million prize fund will be split evenly across the male and female winners. Tournament golf has been played at Galgorm ...

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   Leona Maguire shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Lake Merced to take the first-round lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour’s second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula. Lexi Thompson followed her Sunday back-nine meltdown in the U.S. Women’s Open at nearby Olympic Club with a 71, while Michele Wie West rallied for a 73. Off last week off after failing to qualify for the Women’s Open, Maguire had nine birdies and two bogeys. ...

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ONE of Ireland’s most experienced travel and tourism figures, Diane Poole OBE, has launched her own consultancy to provide strategic advice and support to the industry as the Covid-19 recovery process starts to kick in. With Diane at the helm, DP Consultancy offers a wide range of services to companies working in the tourism, travel and leisure industry includingstrategy development, networking and lobbying, mentoring individuals and teams and crisis management, to name a few. Diane has been ...

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Things in life have never come easy for me. I wasn’t the smartest girl in class or the most talented athlete. It’s funny to say that now as a two-time major champion, but that’s because I worked at it. Whatever I felt I lacked in talent, I made up for in hard work. When I put in the time, the success came, both in school and in sports. There’s never been any other way than ...

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