Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

It was that time of year again when we unleashed our list that divides a nation and I crawled under my desk for fear of the backlash in the comment section. Ah yes, the Top 100 rankings. A compilation of the island’s greatest golf courses, and always a reminder of how...
Top-100s Not for Me

Top-100s Not for Me

I’m not a fan of the top-100 golf course rankings published annually by magazines and give them scant attention. How does one differentiate between the landscapes and characteristics of a seaside links, a heathland, or a parkland golf course? Each style has its merits...
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...