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Play Bantry Bay because it is a diamond among the hidden gems of golf courses; cut and shaped by Eddie Hackett and Christy O’Connor Jnr out of the hills overlooking Bantry Bay. Stay in Bantry Bay like I did, because it has a peace which will enfold you daring you to let go of cares, [...]
The course was originally 9 holes played across the hill on the lush meadow land beside the estuary, on ground leased for a penny a month from the Marquis of Lansdowne. In 1993, the second 9 was opened, necessitating a golfer's traffic light to cross the road between the two parts. The first [...]
If you’re a woman you will want to play at Kenmare for the most basic of reasons. It offers a chance to play golf on a charming course and high quality shopping. The club house is in the heart of a town renowned for tempting clothes shops, the best restaurants in the South of Ireland [...]
How can somewhere so wild, so tough, so beautiful converge into a course which is so hard to play and yet so satisfying no matter your standard? It’s hard because it demands accuracy and observation as the course slopes this way and that. It’s tough because it twists and [...]
Mary O Sullivan Ladies Captain 2015 Mary O Sullivan teaches Irish, Gaelic and her voice has a lilt which is delicate and akin to music to my English ears. She has been playing golf for many years and is a member both of both Kenmare and Kerry. She mostly plays at Kenmare.. [...]
Ring of Kerry Course The first hole invites a stonking long drive up a steep slope to an unseen flag. The fairway begins after 100 yards or so of broken ground. Thus from the first tee the strength and power required to play this course is advertised. Or so it seemed and in response [...]
The Traveller is Sammie Westmacott a retired psychologist, writer who started playing golf about 3 years ago. She is fascinated as much by the game’s challenges as the intricate social and commercial structures which support it.