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The PGA – “Here to Help”

‘The PGA Professional is at the heart of golf’ – a clear message from an Association whose highly skilled, trained and knowledgeable members play key roles in golf clubs, and the wider golf industry, throughout Great Britain & Ireland and further afield. Why they are best placed to do that? […]

What Are The Benefits Of Joining The IGCMA?

There are numerous benefits to joining the IGCMA as a member. Check out the details below: Online Information Library coming soon Advice and information documents covering all areas of golf club management Golf Management Helpdesk with managers forums Networking Opportunities with all other managers countrywide Invaluable regional and national networking […]

The Island Golf Club – Course Blog July 2018

Contributed By: Dave Edmondson BSc (Hons), Head Greenkeeper 2018 has seen unusually prolonged periods of extremely dry weather with Met Eireann declaring the country in drought status, in conjunction with Irish water enforcing hosepipe restrictions domestically. The lack of precipitation has been extremely challenging for turf professionals and has thrown […]

Craddockstown Golf Club – Course Blog July 2018

Contributed By: Tom Carew, Course Superintendent Over the next few months, this blog will explain in some way what goes on in Craddockstown Golf Club. Weather patterns throughout the year certainly have a massive impact in what happens on the course. We do have weekly, and monthly plans but the weather […]

Birr Golf Club – Course Blog July 2018

Contributed By: Eoghan Buckley, Head Greenkeeper It’s been almost five months since I took over as Course Superintendent, moving from Charleville in Co. Cork to Birr in Co. Offaly. I’ve been attempting to write a blog for the past five years so with this new beginning I think it’s a perfect […]

Czech Disabled Open 2018

Czech Disabled Golf Association would like to invite disabled players to Czech Disabled Open 2018 (Czech International Championship).   The tournament will be held at the golf resort Ceska Lipa (August 31st – September 2nd) and you can find all necessary information and the entry form on the attachments below:  

Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club Raises Heart Safety Awareness

Recently, the Captain, Bryan Collins and Lady Captain, Rita O’Connor, of Laytown & Bettystown Golf Club were presented with a certificate on the implementation of the Golf Cardiac Response System at the club.  This is an ongoing service to the Club, provided by Heartsafety Solutions.  The service is designed to […]

Significant rise in women’s golf participation

Positive signs for golf participation according to the latest Irish Sports Monitor report. Participation in golf in Ireland is on the rise according to the latest Irish Sports Monitor (ISM) report. The report, a large population study undertaken biennially, provides trends in participation in sport and physical activity in Ireland. […]

CGI Club Support in Ulster and Munster

The Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) is delighted to continue offering vital Club Support to golf clubs throughout Ireland via the dedicated Club Support Team of Neil Kilgallon, Damien Connolly and Rory Leonard.   Applications for Club Support from CGI are now LIVE in Ulster and Munster. As we are […]