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Tralee To Co-Host Major Golf Tour Operators Conference

Tralee To Co-Host Major Golf Tour Operators Conference

September 12, 2019 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the Irish Golf Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) National Conference, Golf Tournament and Awards Ceremony, due to be held on October 20th and 21st in Tralee. The Rose Hotel, Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa and Ballybunion Golf will host this event over the two days. The […]

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Keen golfers Erika Kirby and Jim O'Dowd at the launch of the Kerry Schools Cup.

Launch Of The Kerry Schools Cup Golf Competition

March 1, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Golf Doc Academy has announced the official launch of the inaugural Kerry Schools Cup golf competition for 12 – 16 year olds. Teams of six kids are being invited to represent their secondary school in the Kerry Schools Cup and unlike other sports for 12 -16 year olds, teams […]

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Pictured at the opening of The Golf Doc Academy in Ballinorig, Tralee was ( L to R )  Philip Walton, Simonette Clifford, Ellen O'Dowd, Susan O'Dowd, Owner James O'Dowd, Dick Spring and Mary O'Dowd.

PHOTOS: Dick Spring Opens Tralee Man’s ‘The Golf Doc’ Academy

November 17, 2017 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has just opened a new facility for golf enthusiasts on the outskirts of town. James O’Dowd is bringing his insights, tips and experience to his new venture ‘The Golf Doc’ which opened its doors for the first time on Thursday. Situated just outside Tralee in Ballinorig West, […]

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Mary Sheehy Sinks 50ft Putt To Clinch European Senior Ladies’ Team Championship For Ireland

Mary Sheehy Sinks 50ft Putt To Clinch European Senior Ladies’ Team Championship For Ireland

September 5, 2016 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman holed an incredible 50 foot putt to give Ireland a 3-2 win over Belgium and victory in the European Senior Ladies’ Team Championship on Saturday. Mary Sheehy from Oakpark was part of captain Pauline Walsh’s six-strong Irish team at Sierra Golf Club in Poland at the weekend […]

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Tralee Woman Selected On Irish Golf Team For Euros

Tralee Woman Selected On Irish Golf Team For Euros

July 13, 2016 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is off to play for Ireland in the European Seniors Team Championships in Poland next month. Mary Sheehy was selected for the Irish Ladies Seniors Team for the competition which takes place at the end of August. Mary, daughter of former Kerry player and John Mitchels legend […]

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Tralee Man Presents US Masters Champion With A Very Irish Gift

Tralee Man Presents US Masters Champion With A Very Irish Gift

January 27, 2016 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man currently caddying in the Singapore Open gave a special gift to current US Masters Champion today. Freelance golf writer, Kenneth Quillinan, from Derrylea, Oakpark, is carrying the clubs for Corkman, Niall Turner, at the Asian Tour event, but couldn’t resist presenting Jordan Speith with an Irish soccer […]

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Ardfert Golf Club. Google Street View.

Ardfert Golf Course To Close At The End Of The Year

September 3, 2015 at 5:25 pm Comments are Disabled

  ARDFERT Golf Club is to close at the end of the year. The 170 members of Ardfert Golf Club, were informed in writing on Tuesday that the course would close its doors at the end of December. The golf club made the announcement to the public yesterday afternoon on its Facebook […]

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Kerry’s Blues Get Behind Masterful Idea For Club Fundraiser

Kerry’s Blues Get Behind Masterful Idea For Club Fundraiser

March 27, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THINK you know your golf? Well the Kerins O’Rahilly’s ‘Masters Challenge’ is back again this year with a first prize of €500 for the winner. Now in its third year, the competition has proved a very successful way of generating funds for the club. Past winners who collected the cash are Mossie Kelly […]

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Ballybunion Golf Club’s Old Course Greens To Get €1.5m Makeover

Ballybunion Golf Club’s Old Course Greens To Get €1.5m Makeover

March 20, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

MANY Tralee people who enjoy golfing in Ballybunion will see some big changes to the greens by this time next year. Almost 300 members attending a Special General Meeting at Ballybunion Golf Club on Thursday night voted on a proposal by the club’s Management Committee to strip all eighteen greens on the famous […]

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Kenneth Quillinan, with the signed ball next to  'Coconut's' hole in one score on the leader board.

Tralee Man Tells Thai Golfer He Won A €322k House After Hole In One

February 17, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man attending a golf competition broke the news to a Thai golfer that he had won a house after the Thai made a hole in one over the weekend -the first of two the Kerry man witnessed that weekend! Kenneth Quillinan, from Derrylea, was following Damien McGrane, the only […]

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New Golf Training Facility Swings Into Action In Tralee

New Golf Training Facility Swings Into Action In Tralee

February 1, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

            A NEW business opened in Tralee on Monday last, where golfers can hit the fairways of the Tralee and Ballybunion courses from inside a building in Killerisk (that’s some drive)! The golf performance centre, which is located opposite Manor Village Filling Station, is already garnering rave reviews […]

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Rory Hill, a member of the Ireland U18 golf team and a student of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Has A Rory Of Its Own To Take On The Golf World

October 4, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG golfer Rory Hill doesn’t just share a first name with his idol from Northern Ireland. He too can say he has been selected on the Ireland U18 golf team, just as Rory McIlroy was when he was an up and coming golfer. “I was delighted when I got the news, […]

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Sean O'Sullivan with Rory McIlroy.

Video: McIlroy Sends Best Wishes To Tralee Golf Club President

August 13, 2014 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a nice surprise for Tralee Golf Club President Gerard O’Sullivan Tuesday when the worlds number one golfer Rory McIlroy sent him a video message via Facebook. “It was a lovely gesture,” said Gerard.  “I haven’t seen it myself yet, but I’ve been getting loads of text messages, mainly […]

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