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in Club blogs - 13 Dec, 2016
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Joe’s Blog Returns with a stench of sour grapes! Firstly, welcome to all our recent sign ups. I look forward to entertaining, depressing, enlightening and informing you of all things golf over the coming year. Apologies to my loyal readers whom I deserted earlier this year when Joe’s blog went south. The Number 1 New […]

in Club blogs - 11 Feb, 2016
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Once upon a time, there was a magic kingdom, that the Gods declared as the natural habit for Golfing Nirvana! Amongst some of the better known golfing destinations is a little hidden gem called the “Ring of Kerry Golf Club”. The picture perfect location provides a stunning backdrop that would not look out of place […]

in Club blogs - 26 Jan, 2016
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  A Captains Day to remember Thanks to Declan Long from Wicklow Golf Club for recalling the following story, I think you’ll agree this is a very unique sequence of events. I’ll let Declan take it from here! “In Wicklow Golf Club the biggest news of 1986 was the famous 1-2-3 in the Captain’s prize competition […]

in Club blogs - 18 Jan, 2016
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Ann Nichols, Lady Captain of Wicklow Golf Club has kindly forwarded some information from the Ladies Club. Some team successes recalled and a great offer for anyone looking to take up the game! Thank you Ann and the best of luck for your year in Office! Founder Joe Lyons A message from the Lady Captain My […]

in Club blogs - 13 Jan, 2016
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Wicklow GC, Club of the Month First of all, a huge congrats to Wicklow Golf Club on being voted in as Club of the Month. A huge effort by Wicklow members on our club of the month vote ending in a decisive victory. If any Wicklow Golf Club members have any old stories about the […]

in Club blogs - 22 Dec, 2015
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Braid Design By Harry Ewing James Braid (1870—1950) Additional land was acquired in 1933 in the area of the present 2nd to 6th holes. This is what was known as the ‘snipe bog’ and was purchased from Mrs Nolan, widow of George Nolan. This made possible the extension of the course to 18 holes.  In […]

in Club blogs - 15 Dec, 2015
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Founding Fathers and early golf at Waterford By Harry Ewing The area where Waterford Golf Club is located is known as Mount Misery. According to tradition this is the name given to the place by Cromwell and his soldiers during their unsuccessful siege of Waterford. That misery is seen and felt quite often for the […]

in Club blogs - 08 Dec, 2015
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Club of the month blogs In a new departure, Club of the month will be given an opportunity to share some of their proud history with us in Joe’s blog the every Tuesday. There will be no obligation on clubs to do this but the facility will be provided forthwith. So to kick us off, I […]