Seve loved Ireland, the Irish Open and his Irish fans

It was 1973, El Paraisio GC on the Costa Del Sol, the last event on the European Tour.  I was a struggling tour pro trying to make the cut to keep my playing card...

What to do when you decide to stop chasing the Tour dream?

Claiming the Flogas Irish Amateur today was a great achievement for Peter O’Keefe. After spending years chasing his tour dream O'Keeffe dropped back to the amateur ranks and used his knowledge and experience to...

It’s been a solid start to PGA Tour life for Seamus Power

It’s been a solid start for Seamus Power on the PGA Tour but the West Waterford man knows the importance of taking advantage of his limited starts this season What were two Irishman, both brothers...

Arnie & Me: I had the privilege of meeting The King three times

2016 was a bad year for losing golfers, losing the two Christy O'Connor's, uncle and nephew, was very sad news as was the passing of the much-adored Arnold Palmer. Everyone of a certain age...

Riviera – Is truly perfection in Pacific Palisades

We're lucky in Ireland to be able to play our top courses, it's not quite as easy elsewhere. It’s always wise to remind oneself that access to great golf courses in Ireland is easier than...

50 years of memories – Whelan and the Links

This is the strange story of a small group of men who went golfing in 1966 and who didn't come home for forty-five years. Well. Not quite true.  They came home for fresh socks...