Quinta do Lago – the ultimate in golf destinations

Have you ever been on a golf holiday where it seems that the destination was simply made for golf? Well if you haven’t, then put Quinta do Lago on top of the list for your...

Five star luxury in Sintra: Penha Longa Unlimited

There are few more beautiful sights than stepping onto the balcony of your hotel room to find yourself high above the 1st hole as it arcs into the hills and woods that surround you.Penha...

Awards galore at Golfers Guide 2019 launch

As well as the Irish Region PGA Awards, the Golfers Guide to Ireland also handed out their own awards on Monday night at Druids Glen.Adare Manor receiving their award for Best Overall Resort The awards were decided...

Narin & Portnoo: Far from the beaten track

A little too far off the beaten track… that’s a criticism often aimed at Narin & Portnoo, in the wilds of Donegal. Narin & PortnooIt’s a links that came from humble origins (it was affectionately...

Monaghan making a play for golf tourists

Monaghan is hoping to become the next big destination for golfing holidays in Ireland, as Concra Wood, the jewel in the county’s golfing crown, hosts the Monaghan Irish Challenge pro tournament, part of the...

Costa Daurada – a new golfing gem

If you’ve never been golfing on the Costa Daurada then you’re missing out!Lumine Golf ClubLocated just one hour South of Barcelona the region offers seven magnificent courses and is a relatively new golf destination. The...

Preparing Portrush for the 148th Open Championship

 Preparing for an Open doesn’t start the day after the previous one ends. In the case of the venue for 2019, it began even earlier. Five years ago, in fact – 72 months before the...

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.  Dun Laoghaire Golf Club In Hooked, I reviewed Dungarvan Golf Club under the headline...

End of an era for Oliver Barry at Hollystown

Time and tide wait for no man, and 26 years after the opening of Hollystown GC near Mulhuddart in Dublin 15, owner and founder Oliver Barry and his core group of staff have parted...

A golfing break in the Algarve – now wouldn't that be nice?

Golfers looking for excellent value in Portugal right now might want to consider the lovely beachfront accommodation & excellent golf options on offer in Alvor.  Pestana Gramacho Alvor is a former fishing village located in the...

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