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in Joe's Blog - 05 Feb, 2016
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Lowry and Grehan in the hunt. As the county yearns for the great GAA days of yesteryear, with little sign of any turnaround in sight, “the faithful” golfers are a beacon in an otherwise gloomy outlook. Stuart Grehan goes into the final round of today’s South African Amateur championship in the form of his life. […]

in Joe's Blog - 04 Feb, 2016
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Mid Western Alliance Joe’s blog today reports on the upcoming Mid Western alliance. This alliance is exclusively run at the majestic Dromoland Castle Hotel and Country Estate. The alliance has grown significantly over the past few years and provides amateur golfers in the region an opportunity to compete in a highly competitive field in preparation […]

in Joe's Blog - 02 Feb, 2016
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Irish Golfers shining on the world stage The professionals Where to start? Paul Dunne’s continues to to compound the odds by finishing tied thirteenth in his first start on the PGA tour along side Shane Lowry. Brian Keogh at Irish Golf Desk sheds more light on the implications and opportunities opening up for Paul. Shane […]

in Joe's Blog - 28 Jan, 2016
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  Perfect Day First of all, thanks to David Mortimer for his recent tuition which assisted me in procuring that rarest of currency “The Cavan Dollar”. Lou Reed sang a song about this once upon a time, in  “Perfect Day”. In that song he advised us “you’re going to reap just what you sow”. With this […]

in Joe's Blog - 26 Jan, 2016
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Champions in the making! It was a privilege to attend the Champions dinner last Friday evening with our Connacht Under 14 team and their parents. It was great to meet old friends and new at the dinner and chat to some of our up and coming stars about their successes and plans for the year […]

in Joe's Blog - 21 Jan, 2016
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Noticeboard Member Carol Brill Appointed PRO for Irish Blind Golfers Society! Firstly congratulations to Carol and her guide Gary Cullen for their fantastic golfing achievement in 2015. Carol excelled herself at The Italian Blind Open in October. Gary posted the following to “The Noticeboard” highlighting the success. “Well folks here is the Irish blind golf […]

in Joe's Blog - 07 Jan, 2016
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Galway Mourns Christy Junior’s Passing Joe’s blog returns today on a very somber day for Irish Golf. A couple of years back I had the privilege of playing 11 holes of golf with Christy Junior at his beloved Galway Bay. Naively I thought, “he’s past it, I’ll take him handy enough today”. Christy wasn’t long […]

in Joe's Blog - 17 Dec, 2015
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Letter to Santa Dear Santa, I know some of these requests seem a little strange, but if you could sort these out for me that would be great. I know I am asking for a lot but I promise to be a good boy and not ruffle any feathers for next years golfing season. Golf Brain […]

in Joe's Blog - 10 Dec, 2015
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Murray Mint! First of all on behalf of myself and I am sure all “The Noticeboard” members, heartiest congratulations to Pat Murray on a well deserved Global Golf Post award. The leading digital publication has just compiled it’s 2015 list for winners in the various amateur classifications across the globe. Pat’s performances in Limerick and […]

in Joe's Blog - 03 Dec, 2015
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  Soft Day ???   First of all apologies to everyone for the lateness of Today’s blog. Due to the combination of a variety of things, not least the weather and a hint of writers block, today’s blog are just the reflections of the “the local sratch man”. By the way, whoever came up with […]