Mount Juliet

Rory power gives The K Club biggest Dubai Duty Free Irish Open ever

Rory McIlroy is clearly the host with the most after his decision to support the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open for another three years helped boost the prize fund by 60 percent to €4 million — the biggest in the event’s history.
 

Rory power gives The K Club biggest Dubai Duty Free Irish Open ever

"We have no plans for hosting a flagship golf event at Mount Juliet... but..."

Like the 46A bus to Dun Laoghaire, which would take an age to come and then arrive with another stuck to its exhaust pipe, there are signs that things are about to start moving apace in Irish golf.

 

"We have no plans for hosting a flagship golf event at Mount Juliet... but..."

When Clint Eastwood took on Mount Juliet

On the face of it, WB Yeats, Tiger Woods and The Man With No Name would appear to have little in common. But that’s before you speak to Francis Reynolds, who has seen some of world’s most famous faces pass by in the 22 years he’s been golf manager at stunning Mount Juliet in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny.

When Clint Eastwood took on Mount Juliet

The K Club's Ryder Cup course tops Ireland's Top 50 Parkland list for 2014

The Palmer Course at The K Club. Just three courses from Northern Ireland made Golfing Weekly’s list of Ireland’s Top 50 Parkland Courses for 2014.

It’s not a figure that will sit well with fans of Belvoir Park or Shandon Park but no-one can accuse the magazine of bias after 4,165 golfers cast 96,125 online votes

The K Club's Ryder Cup course tops Ireland's Top 50 Parkland list for 2014

Mount Juliet and Portmarnock top Backspin poll

Mount Juliet topped the list of parkland courses in the biennial Backspin Magazine poll. Picture via http://www.mountjuliet.ieMount Juliet is Ireland’s best parkland and Portmarnock the top links in Backspin magazine’s biennial rankings.

Where should the Irish Open go from here?

The O’Meara Course at Carton House.The venue for the 2014 Irish Open is expected to be annouced this week when the European Tour releases the full 2014 schedule at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Hehir and Barrett LA bound

Pictured at the presentation of the Audi Ireland quattro Cup is Audi brand ambassador Kathryn Thomas with (L-R) Christian Gussen, managing director, Audi Ireland; Clement Hehir and Tom BarrettAudi Cork’s Clement Hehir and Tom Barrett saw off oppostion from 41 rival teams to claim victory in this year’s Audi quattro Cup final at Mount Juliet.

Royal Portrush and Mount Juliet top poll

Mount Juliet in Co Kilkenny has been voted Ireland’s top parkland course by Backspin Golf Magazine.The Dunluce course at Royal Portrush and the Jack Nicklaus designed Mount Juliet have been voted Ireland’s top links and parkland courses respectively by a panel of 55 experienced golfers in BACKSPIN magazine’s 3rd biennial Course Rankings poll.

Higgins seeks second Lexus Race to Mount Juliet

David Higins wants to retain the Lexus Race to Mount Juliet this weekend. Pictured during the BMW PGA at Wentworth by Eoin Clarke/Golffile.ieDavid Higgins will have his eyes peeled for Barrie Trainor and Damian Mooney when he tries to retain the Lexus Race to Mount Juliet in association with PING and Failte Ireland this weekend.

Mortimer driving for Lexus success

David Mortimer can end a magnificent domestic season by motoring off with the Lexus Race to Mount Juliet and a €10,000 bonus.

The Connemara ace, 35, wants to win the Irish Order of Merit title for the first time after claiming the Glenmuir PGA as well as his second Irish PGA crown this term.

Irish golf - Links v Parkland

They called him “Little Poison” but to Paddy McGuirk, the ever-friendly professional at County Louth, he looked just like any other visiting American octogenarian – small, tanned and impeccably dressed.