Category Archives: Golf

Maryann’s appeal for charity event support

THERE was nobody more qualified than Castleisland Golf Club’s lady captain, Maryann Downes when it came organising a charity golf fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research. The Brosna woman’s qualifications came layered and wrapped in experience given that she had been there and survived. It’s the backdrop of that interruption to the normal pattern of life… Continue Reading

Gooch proves the master of the small ball

MORE familiar with shooting the lights out in Croke Park or Fitzgerald Stadium, Colm Cooper proved to be a master with a smaller ball when he scorched to victory in the Dr Crokes GAA Club Golf Society’s President’s Prize. Playing off 15, he finished on a very impressive 41 points to clinch Niall Brosnan’s prize… Continue Reading

Fore! Beware of the summertime rain

BUILDING on the success of the Irish Open, Fáilte Ireland is this week hosting a group of predominantly US golfing journalists who are playing a number of courses on the Wild Atlantic Way, including four-time Irish Open venue Killarney. The promotion is in partnership with Tourism Ireland who market Ireland overseas. The group includes writers,… Continue Reading

Beaufort to host charity open

MEMBERS of Beaufort Golf Club are planning a major fundraising day for local charities for the August bank holiday weekend. The open competition will take place on Monday, August 6 with entries being accepted from both ladies and gents. The entry fee is €25 per person with the timesheet now open for bookings. Please contact… Continue Reading