Author: Damien

Covid-19 Get into Golf Programme updates

Further to the previous advice circulated in relation to upcoming Get into Golf Programmes. Due to the incline in cases over the past few days we would now strongly recommend postponing these programmes if they were due to commence in April.   Insights over the past six years have shown […]

Kanturk Junior Development

Kanturk golf club has seen a steady flow of juniors over the last number of years with 120 juniors to date. I got talking to junior convenor John Duggan about their junior programme and what his advice to other clubs is. How did you get involved in the junior section? […]

GUI and ILGU statement on Covid-19 update

​​​​​In light of the period of restriction announced today by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in relation to the outbreak of COVID-19, the GUI and ILGU have issued the following guidance for clubs: The Unions recognise the need for adherence to the revised guidelines as issued by the HSE today (12th March […]

Social Media and Communications Workshop

We are running a social media and communications workshop in Kanturk golf club on Wednesday 1st April from 7-9.30pm. This 2.5 hour workshop is open to all golf club committee members, members and staff who are interested in gaining knowledge in the area of social media and communications Content covered […]

Leaders Workshop

Leaders Course The leaders course is a two hour course aimed at PGA Professionals, Volunteers, Parents or anyone with a keen interest in junior golf. Participants are provided with practical information and skills to run fun chipping, pitching and putting activities at the club in order to enable them to […]

Upcoming Leaders Courses in Ulster

Leaders Course The leaders course is a two hour course aimed at PGA Professionals, Volunteers, Parents or anyone with a keen interest in junior golf. Participants are provided with practical information and skills to run fun chipping, pitching and putting activities at the club in order to enable them to […]

Inclusive Golf Coaching for PGA professionals

Following on from the successful staging of The 148th Open at Royal Portrush GC in July 2019, the Golfing Union of Ireland (Ulster Branch) and the Confederation of Golf in Ireland have been successful in obtaining funding to support golf clubs across Northern Ireland to take part in The Open […]

Level Par, driving golf forward

Written by Carla Reynolds ILGU Images by Jenny Matthews A global movement in sport is underway and everyone needs to take action. It began when The R&A launched the Women in Golf Charter in 2018, intending to inspire an industry-wide commitment to developing a more inclusive culture within golf. Then, […]

CGI Get into Golf Expression of interest Form

Get into Golf is a programme designed to not only support golf clubs in recruiting new members and in turn increase their membership figures and revenue but, also to make golf more accessible to the wider audience. Since the ILGU first piloted the programme in 2013, we have continued to […]