Best 100 Golf Holes in Ireland 2022

Best 100 Golf Holes in Ireland 2022

You know that saying about ‘you liked a course so much that after playing 18 you just want to go straight back to the 1st tee’? Well, that’s how I produced this list of 100 Best Holes. Using the word ‘Best’ might be a touch disingenuous because I’m not producing a...
To Infinity and Beyond at Tralee

To Infinity and Beyond at Tralee

A couple of years ago when I heard Tralee’s 8th hole was going to be changed, I felt a chill down my spine. Here was one of the course’s best holes (and frequently under-appreciated, in my view) and also one of my favourites… anywhere. The back nine may attract...
Mark your Society’s card for 2022

Mark your Society’s card for 2022

The throng of a golf society milling around the practice green is always good news for golf clubs, particularly after the past two years. Societies and groups of golfers inject a hefty dose of income into club coffers, especially if they can be enticed to eat and...
Boom, Blast and Ruin*

Boom, Blast and Ruin*

Back to basics. Sometimes it’s just good to hit the road and go and visit a few clubs in a day. It’s something I used to do a lot: leave at 6am, be somewhere for sunrise and then visit up to six golf clubs, finishing up behind a green somewhere in the hope of a...