Talent galore on show as The Island hosts Boys and Senior Interpros
Hometown hero Kevin Le Blanc, who won the Junior Open Championship last week at West Lancs in what was the start of a great week for Irish golf, will be present among the Leinster Boys team who are looking for a three-in-a-row victory at the Boys Interprovincial Championship this week.
Moynihan joins the legends at The Island
Walker Cup star Gavin Moynihan has been made an Honorary Life member of The Island.
The 19-year old Dubliner, winner of the 2012 Irish Amateur Open and an outstanding peformer for Great Britain and Ireland in last September’s Walker Cup match at the National Golf Links of America, joins Ryder Cup winner Philip Walton and two-time Irish PGA champion Martin Sludds on the role of honour.
Remembering Eddie Hackett
Royal County Down leads Irish entries in Golf World poll
Royal County Down has been ranked third in Golf World’s Top 100 courses in Great Britain and Ireland, the highest of the 21 Irish entries in the poll.
It means that Ireland is the most prominent region in the rankings with almost a quarter of the entries being on Irish soil, more than Scotland and the prominent North West coast of England.