Entries in Royal Portrush (38)
Your Golf Travel have teamed up with Tourism Ireland to offer a golfer and three of their golfing friends to play golf with former Open Champion Darren Clarke. Taking place on Monday 24th June 2013, the prize not only includes golf on the famed Dunluce Course at Royal Portrush but flights from London to Belfast, transfers, overnight accommodation and dinner after golf.
The weather is warming up for the year, and for golf enthusiasts that means it’s time to head back out on the course.
Ranking lists always lead to vigorous debate but you can be sure that Golf Digest Ireland’s “Volvo Top-100 Ranked Irish Golf Courses” will not be getting pride of place at Royal Dublin any time soon.
Naoimh Quigg clinched the decisive point as favourites Royal Portrush defeated 2009 champions Kilkenny to win their 25th Irish Senior Cup at Grange on Saturday.
R&A chief Peter Dawson yesterday slammed the brakes on a return to The Open rota for Royal Portrush with a blunt: I think the answer is NO.
The Open may never be played at Royal Portrush again but don’t think the course is a pushover just because Welshman Jamie Donaldson shot 18 under par to win the Irish Open by four strokes.
Big time golf and the Irish Open will be back at Royal Portrush sooner rather than later. But whether The Open returns to the Causeway Coast for the first time since 1951 remains in the hands of the R&A.
Graeme McDowell believes the Irish Open was a Royal Portrush Flush, raising the stakes in the poker game with the R&A to bring the Open back to Ireland.
Paul McGinley donned his course designer’s hat and warned the R&A - Don’t mess with Harry Colt.
Old hand Paul McGinley believes having fun is the key to performing in his Roaring Forties and challenging for Irish Open glory.