"And Ben Hogan says, ‘What distance is it up there?’ and I said, ‘I don’t know the hell. That’s the way we play in Ireland'"
Paul Casey and Ian Poulter blasted drives measuring nearly 700 yards in Abu Dhabi a few years ago - from the wing of a Boeing 767. But could they have lived with Waterville wonderman Liam Higgins in his prime - a man who impressed even the great Ben Hogan with his hitting prowess?
Tiger for pre-Open warm up in Ireland? Don't bet the house
Writers on both sides of the pond are wondering if Tiger Woods should play in next week's Scottish Open to better prepare himself for his first injury free-major appearance for several years in The Open at Royal Liverpool. Could we see him in Ireland again? It's probably best not to get our hopes up.
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.
Father and Son Invitational set for Waterville
The 20th World Invitational Father & Son Golf Tournament will be held from 12th to 16th August 2009 at Waterville Links.
The celebrity event, which is one of the most prestigious Father & Son golf events in the world, is fully subscribed and has already received 90 applications from nine countries, including India and China.