Portsalon Golf Club … Why Was The Wait So Long To Discover This Irish Golfing Jewel.

In writing this article, I admit for all the right reasons I cannot recall how many times I have visited Ireland. I know how many Irish Open’s I have attended since my first visit to Mt. Juliet in 1993 and I can probably name a great majority of the fabulous golf courses I have been most fortunate to play including my first Irish round of golf at Kilkenny Golf Club and the last being the famed Loch Erne Resort. One thing I do know and that is I had never before travelled to Portsalon and in ...

Lough Erne Resort – Leading Golf’s Re-Awakening By Example.

Lough Erne Resort reopened on 17th July 2020 for a first time since the COVID-19 related lockdown. While the worldwide pandemic continues unchecked in so many countries around the globe, golf resorts such as Lough Erne are back up-and-running with safety still clearly at the forefront of their operations. However at Lough Erne, and where the health and safety of both their future guests and the resorts team members has always been a top priority, the message for those planning to visit the resort ...

Kingsbarns Golf Links Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Confirmation Of 1st August Re-Opening

Kingsbarns Golf Links is proudly celebrating its 20th anniversary (July 17th) with news the award-winning Scottish course is to officially re-open on Saturday 1stAugust. It’s not quite the time for fanfare given Scottish golf courses are still under Covid-19 related restrictions but Kingsbarns Golf Links, and in conjunction with the famed courses in and around St. Andrews, now can count the days till they eagerly again welcome visitors back to their links gem. “The worldwide Coronavirus pandemic ...

Kingsbarns Golf Links Celebrates 20th Birthday With Confirmation Of 1st August Re-Opening

Kingsbarns Golf Links is proudly celebrating its 20th anniversary (July 17th) with news the award-winning Scottish course is to officially re-open on Saturday 1stAugust. It’s not quite the time for fanfare given Scottish golf courses are still under Covid-19 related restrictions but Kingsbarns Golf Links, and in conjunction with the famed courses in and around St. Andrews, now can count the days till they eagerly again welcome visitors back to our Links. “The worldwide Coronavirus pandemic has ...

Askernish – Making The Journey Adds So Much To The Golfing Experience.

It was not lost that in 1891 Old Tom Morris made the same journey from the Home of Golf at his beloved St. Andrews to then unknown reaches of South Uist. Eight-and-a-half years before the dawn of the 20th century it had taken Old Tom and his dear colleague and back-to-back British Amateur champion, Horace Hutchinson close to three days travelling by rail, by ferry and then by horse-and-cart to reach a stately-looking abode overlooking what would then be Old Tom’s blank golfing canvas. Nowadays, ...

Saadiyat Beach Celebrates World Environment Day With Prize Audubon Sanctuary Honour

Saadiyat Beach will have good cause to celebrate World Environment Day – Friday, June 5th. The famed United Arab Emirates (UAE) golf club, and designed by Hall of Fame legend, Gary Player has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. Corey Finn, Senior Assistant Superintendent, completed the effort to obtain sanctuary designation on Gary Player designed course in the UAE capital. Saadiyat ...

Lough Erne Resort Reopening 20th July Under New General Manager

The renowned Lough Erne Resort will officially reopen on 20th July, 2020 under the guidance and leadership of a new General Manager. Joanne Walsh was a founding member of the 5-star resort’s management team and has been appointed to now lead the team at the County Fermanagh resort. And under the guidelines of the Northern Ireland Government, Joanne is naturally looking forward to the much-anticipated reopening. “I was a founding member of the resort’s management team during its formation ...