Confederation of Golf in Ireland

CGI to run business and fitness seminars in Cork on June 16-17

The Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI), the body set up to support, promote and develop the game of golf on the island of Ireland, is running a series of golf related business and marketing seminars in Cork ahead of the Irish Open, which is taking place at Fota Island Resort from June 19th – 22nd.

CGI to run business and fitness seminars in Cork on June 16-17

"Kids need encouragement, not taking 11s on long par fours"

Pádraig Harrington is a one-man quote machine touching on everything from his dramatic slump and Tiger Woods’ bid to overtake Jack Nicklaus to the contentious issue of national flags and even losing to his son in crazy golf. But he when it comes to covering all the bases, he rates the newly-formed Confederation of Golf in Ireland as a crucial for the future of Irish golf.

"Kids need encouragement, not taking 11s on long par fours"

One flag for golf? "I want to play under the tricolour now" says Harrington

Pádraig Harrington has dismissed the notion that Ireland's European Tour contingent could play under one flag, despite admitting that the GUI's four provinces flag would be an ideal solution "in a perfect world."

One flag for golf? "I want to play under the tricolour now" says Harrington

Harrington must win or miss Sawgrass

Pádraig Harrington must win this week's Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow to avoid missing The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass for the first time since his debut in 2001.

Harrington must win or miss Sawgrass

Irish golf unites with new "Confederation"

Ben Bulben

The Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI), the Irish Ladies Golf Union (ILGU) and the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) have announced the formation of the Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI), writes the GUI. The CGI is a new organisation, created to help advance the sport of golf on the island of Ireland, for the future.