Western Exposure

Western Exposure

Doonbeg was in the Trump spotlight last week and my teeth are hurting. I’ve been grinding them so hard that my jaw aches. I subscribe to Google Alerts with the simple parameter of ‘Irish Golf’, and two weeks of grinding have left me in need of a visit to my dentist....
Green and Pleasant Land. Or not, as the case may be

Green and Pleasant Land. Or not, as the case may be

I know full well this is not the first time I have written about this subject… and I can assure you it won’t be the last. Golf is an elitist game, we are reminded by Paddy Smyth in his recent article for thejournal.ie. And golf courses in Dublin City (Clontarf, Elm...
Dun Laoghaire has matured and now is all grown up

Dun Laoghaire has matured and now is all grown up

One of the most enjoyable things about being a golfer is returning to a golf course you haven’t visited in many years. In Hooked, I reviewed Dungarvan Golf Club under the headline ‘10-20-30’, indicating that it was a course that needed to be revisited 10, 20 and 30...