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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Scott and Donald confirmed for JP McManus Pro-Am

By John Keogh / November 25, 2019 /

The lineup for the JP McManus Pro-Am next year has added a couple of more star names with former world number 1s Adam Scott and Luke Donald confirming their participation. The duo will be joined by 2001 Open Championship winner David Duval for the event that takes place on July 6/7 2020. Following the huge…

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Adare Manor named ‘Ireland’s Best Golf Course 2019’ at World Golf Award

By Raffaele Rocca / November 7, 2019 /

The Golf Course at Adare Manor has rounded off an impressive awards season after being named ‘Ireland’s Best Golf Course 2019’ at the World Golf Awards. The award comes after a string of other accolades Ireland’s 2026 Ryder Cup venue has received in recent weeks, including being awarded a Michelin star, being named the No.…

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Limerick duo finish 9th at Audi Quattro Cup World Final

By Ronan Coughlan / November 4, 2019 /

Seamus Lyons, a member of Castletroy Golf Club and teammate Mark Fitzgerald of Limerick Golf Club, scored an impressive 61 points over the 18-hole course, placing ninth on the Group A leaderboard. In total 40 teams from 35 different nations around the world took part in this year’s Audi Quattro Cup World Final, each team…

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Ryder Cup Scout Report: Shane Lowry

By Stephen Moloney / October 28, 2019 /

Stephen Moloney is the owner and creator at The Cheeky 9. The strangest thing about writing a scout report on Shane Lowry as a potential Ryder Cup rookie is the fact that I have to write one at all.  That the current Open Champion has never set foot in the amphitheatre that is a Ryder Cup…

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More Big Names Announced for JP McManus Pro-Am

By Raffaele Rocca / October 16, 2019 /

There was good news for golf fans today as Tony Finau, Tommy Fleetwood, Xander Schauffele & Wladimir Klitschko join the field at Adare Manor for the 2020 JP McManus Pro-Am It was also announced that an additional 100 tickets will be tendered this month for the sold-out event taking place at Adare Manor on the…

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WATCH: JP McManus, Shane Lowry & Padraig Harrington discuss next year’s Pro Am

By Jack Neville / September 27, 2019 /

JP McManus’s prestigious Pro Am at the Adare Manor is less than a year with the 2026 Ryder Cup venue to host the event on July 6-7 in 2020. This is the sixth edition of the Pro-Am and the first that will take place at the newly developed Adare Manor. Some of the World’s best…

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WATCH: JP McManus, Shane Lowry & Padraig Harrington Talk Ryder Cup

By Raffaele Rocca / September 26, 2019 /

Open Champions past and present, Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry, joined J.P. McManus earlier today at the Alfred Dunhill to discuss the boom in Irish golf and to look ahead to the 2026 Ryder Cup at Adare Manor. The Adare venue will host the 2026 edition of the competition in what promises to be a…

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