Have Clubs, Will Travel


It’s a most wonderful time of year and The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open 2016 is drawing close.

If you have plans to attend the Irish Open this year at The K Club, and fancy squeezing in a round too, below is a brief list of open competitions within easy reach of the main event.

Throw the clubs in the back of the car and get out there, and, for those about to golf, I salute you.

Pro-Am Day: Wednesday, 18th May 2016
Rathcore Golf Club €15pp
Craddockstown Golf Club €15pp
Castlewarden Golf Club €15pp
Palmerstown House Estate Golf Club €35pp
Luttrellstown Golf Club €30pp

Day 1: Thursday, 19th May 2016
Castlecomer Golf Club €15pp
Esker Hills Golf Club €20pp
Royal Curragh Golf Club €20pp

Day 2: Friday, 20th May 2016

Kilcock Golf Club €20pp
Corballis Links Golf Club €15pp




Day 3: Saturday, 21st May 2016

Castlecomer Golf Club Senior & Junior Scratch Cups €20pp

Day 4: Sunday, 22nd May 2016

Killeen Castle Black Sunday – 7677 yards of funish hell – €50pp

A special mention too for The Heritage Golf Club, they will host an open week beginning on Monday 16th, it will run through until Sunday 22nd and you can book your place here.

For more information on all of the above, upcoming opens, news and more, please visit and follow Open Golf Ireland

Roganstown & Swords Open Pro-Am

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The Roganstown & Swords Pro-Am in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital tees off on 12 September 2016.

Prices per team range from €330 to €390 (there are early and late start times available on both courses) All fees include* breakfast, goodie bags, snacks and either a buffet lunch or post round 3 course meal.

Roganstown Hotel & Country Club will be offering special overnight accommodation rate for those competing. To reserve a slot for your team, please contact Ciaran Flaherty (Business Development Manager & Golf Sales) on +353 87 6886092 or email ciaranf@roganstown.com.

Roganstown Hotel & Country Club

Atlantic Coast Golf Challenge 2016



The hugely popular and demanding Atlantic Coast Challenge returns later this year at Carne Golf Links, Enniscrone Golf Club and County Sligo Golf Club.

Played over three days (4/5/6 July 2016) it takes shape in a 3 person team format, golfers can compete for team and individual glory with a generous prize fund of €6000 on offer.

You can book your place here. The deadline for early bird spots has passed but great value still exists at the rate of €139 per golfer (consider that rack rates for these courses during peak summer can reach €140)

It’s a unique golfing experience on the edge of the world and one event, that’s not to be missed.

Atlantic Coast Challenge 2016


Donegal Links Classic 2016


One of Ireland’s top amateur events, the Donegal Links Classic will take place between the 30th of May and 1st of June 2016 across three of the island’s top links courses.

Rosapenna, Portsalon and Ballyliffin will host the tournament, with various catagories and formats including daily singles events. The Donegal Links Classic is open to all golfers.

Entry is €125 per person, to include: three rounds of championship golf, competition entry fee and a presentation buffet on the final day at Rosapenna.

For more information visit:

Donegal Links Classic 2016