Golf

POSTPONED: Ryder Cup on hold until 2021 pushing back Adare Manor event

By Matthew Hayes / July 8, 2020 /

The 43rd Ryder Cup has been postponed until 2021, tournament organisers have confirmed. As a result, the 2026 Ryder Cup which was scheduled to take place in the Adare Manor has peen pushed back 12 months. In a statement on the official Ryder Cup website, PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh said: “It became clear…

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All you need to know about golfing return

By Jack Neville / May 13, 2020 /

You will be aware that subject to the Government confirming that Phase 1 can commence, golf clubs in the Republic of Ireland can resume activity from May 18th under the Irish government’s Roadmap for Reopening of Society and Business once they follow the protocol jointly published by the GUI and ILGU. ‌This has led to…

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GUI & ILGU Welcome Government Announcement on Course Reopening

By Raffaele Rocca / May 1, 2020 /

Golf’s national governing bodies – Golf Ireland, the Irish Ladies Golf Union and the Golfing Union of Ireland – have warmly welcomed the Taoiseach’s confirmation that golf courses can reopen for play on a restricted basis in the first phase of the Government’s roadmap for the easing of Covid-19 restrictions later this month. Since the…

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WATCH: The Golf Course at Adare Manor celebrates its second birthday

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2020 /

The Golf Course at Adare Manor is celebrating its second birthday, as the 5* resort reflects on a year of more awards and accolades and the headline news of being announced as the 2026 Ryder Cup venue. Since reopening on 20th April 2018 following a spectacular renovation, spearheaded by renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio, the…

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2020 JP McManus Pro-Am postponed for a year

By Raffaele Rocca / April 7, 2020 /

The JP McManus Pro-Am Committee has today announced the postponement of the 2020 tournament. The Pro-Am, due to be held this July at Adare Manor, Co. Limerick, has been deferred until 5th & 6th July 2021 at the same venue.  The tournament is a complete sell-out and all caps purchased will be valid for the rescheduled 2021…

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GUI Issues Clarification On Essential Course Maintenance

By Raffaele Rocca / April 3, 2020 /

​The GUI and ILGU has received clarification from the Irish Government in relation to golf course maintenance during the current period of restriction. This follows on from significant engagement by the Unions with the relevant government agencies since last Friday. While everyone should stay at home until 12 April 2020, golf course maintenance may be considered…

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Adare Manor named Best Golf Resort in Great Britain & Ireland 2020

By Raffaele Rocca / March 28, 2020 /

One of golf’s most influential publications, Golf Digest, has revealed 5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been awarded a prestigious Editors’ Choice Award in the category of ‘Best Golf Resorts in Great Britain and Ireland 2020’ for the third year in a row. The latest award from Golf Digest comes following a string…

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GUI & ILGU Recommend Golf Clubs & Facilities To Close

By Raffaele Rocca / March 24, 2020 /

Golf clubs in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are to close today following the introduction of tighter controls around social gatherings in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. The GUI issued the following statement through their press department this afternoon: Following the recent announcements by the UK and Irish Governments in relation…

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World Number 1 confirmed for JP McManus Pro Am

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2020 /

 With six months to go until the eagerly-anticipated sixth staging of the JP McManus Pro-Am, world no.1 Brooks Koepka has been announced as the latest golfer to join the illustrious field headed for Adare Manor. The 29-year-old has been the name on everybody’s lips since capturing the 2017 US Open, and the Florida native has won at least…

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2019 Edition of Munster – Leinster Golf Tournament Set for Vilamoura

By Raffaele Rocca / December 19, 2019 /

Treat yourself or that special golfer in your life to the ultimate Christmas gift – a dream golf trip to Vilamoura in early 2020 to escape the January blues and represent your province against the arch-rival. David Wallace will be hoping to make it 4-in-a-row and get one over on his former British & Irish…

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