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    Delgany Golf Club, Co. Wicklow and Balmoral Golf Club, Belfast share a very special and unique relationship. These two clubs are the only golf clubs in the world to have had four Ryder Cup players. Balmoral Ryder Cup players were Fred Daly, Eddie Polland, Norman Drew and David Feherty and Delgany Ryder Cup players were Harry Bradshaw, Jimmy Martin, John O’Leary, and Eamonn Darcy. To celebrate this unique association both clubs came together the week before the 2018 ...

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Dementia is a growing crisis in society. In this special report, we look at Anthony Blackburn, social entrepreneur and the founder of Golf in Society and explain his efforts to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease by using the unique attractions of golf. Every Thursday morning for the last three years, light permitting, Anthony Blackburn has headed out first thing to play nine holes of golf at Lincoln ...

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Mallorca, Spain – 13th October 2018 – Golf Son Muntaner, the flagship course at Arabella Golf Mallorca, has announced the launch of a special discounted offer to mark the 18th anniversary of its opening. Golfers will be able to book a tee time for two green fees with a buggy included for a special rate of €99 to play any time at Golf Son Muntaner between 1st November and 31st December 2018. Golf Son Muntaner reopened two ...

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  Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall secured her first Ladies European Tour title in six years with a record-breaking performance on the final day of the Lacoste Ladies Open de France. Hedwall came from seven strokes behind the overnight leader Nanna Koerstz Madsen and set the clubhouse lead at 12-under with an incredible course record nine-under-par 62, reeling the Dane in with nine birdies at Golf du Medoc. Madsen was tied for the lead after 14 holes but dropped shots ...

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The United States of America produced win the World Amateur Championship by 10 shots and take home the Espirito Santo Trophy for the first time since 1998. Ireland entered the closing round with an outside chance of taking a medal but they failed to gain ground and an even par return for the day left them finishing in a tie for 11th place. Japan, second on 19 under, and Republic of Korea, one shot further back ...

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The Ladies European Tour (LET) announced that the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España will be the climax of the 2018 season. The tournament will be contested at La Quinta Golf & Country Club in Benahavís, in the province of Málaga, on November 22-25. Promoted by the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and organised by Deporte and Business, the title sponsors are Tourism Andalucía, Costa del Sol and the municipalities of the Costa del Sol Occidental. The choice ...

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European Solheim Cup Captain Catriona Matthew has named Suzann Pettersen and Kathryn Imrie vice captains for The 2019 Solheim Cup, to be played against the United States at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, next September. The duo are both extremely passionate about The Solheim Cup and will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the backroom team, having been involved in a combined total of 18 contests. Speaking ahead of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies ...

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Catalonia is one of the most interesting and beautiful areas in Europe,  It has always been famous for its fabulous beaches, mountains, rich culture and world class golf courses. It had been a life time ago when I first visited the region with some good friends. We bought an old land-rover, painted it blue  and went on an adventure of a life time. Our journey took us through the UK, through France, the Pyrenees into Catalonia ...

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SKY IS BLUE FOR IRISH GOLF TOURISM: John McLaughlin (right) of North & West Coast Links Golf Ireland and John Farren (left), General Manager of Ballyliffin Golf Club are pictured with Sky Sports presenter Sarah Stirk ahead of this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.   AS the dust settles on an amazing Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin, one of Ireland’s leading golf marketing companies has claimed that the tournament’s resurgence in recent years, aligned ...

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  Players from 15 countries will compete for medals on behalf of their nations in the inaugural European Golf Team Championships at Gleneagles after the teams for the historic event were unveiled today. In a ground-breaking format, both male and female professionals will compete in a revolutionary Mixed Team format as well as a Men’s and Women’s Team event, as part of the innovative multi-sport Glasgow 2018 European Championships. Teams from Great Britain will lead the way with ...

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