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The Phoenix Cup 2020

Congratulations to Carol Brill (Stackstown golf club) and Kevin Cassidy (Dungannon golf club) who have been selected to represent Europe during the 25th anniversary of the Phoenix Cup. Carol and Kevin are two of fourteen players who make up the European side who will take on the USA in Scotland in […]

Sport Wellbeing Hub launched by Sport Northern Ireland

Sport Wellbeing hub launched by Sport Northern Ireland  The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is the biggest health crisis for generations. The pandemic has increased the mental health risks for our society. Before the crisis hit mental illness was already the single largest cause of ill health and disability in Northern Ireland […]

Golfing memories: How you got involved in golf…

During these difficult and uncertain times, many people are missing golfing on the fairways or keeping up to date with the latest pros in action. We wanted to take this opportunity to hear from the general golfing public and share some of their positive golfing stories. This week we wanted […]

Golf at Home

PGA Professional Michael Collins delivers junior coaching sessions in four golf clubs in Cork, Doneraile, Kanturk, Fermoy and Mitchelstown. Within days of lockdown, Michael was contacted by Bill Wade who is the junior convenor in Doneraile golf club and asked if he would do up some videos to share amongst […]

Carol Brill I’m in too

cara launched their “I’m in too“ movement with the aim to capture the voices of people with disabilities to understand the impact that physical activity and sport has on their lives. Carol Brill is their newest and first female golfing ambassador. Carol talks us through her golfing journey while living […]

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 […]