2021 Ryder Cup Preview

All eyes turn to Whistling Straits for the 2021 Ryder Cup. Team Captain’s Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington have assembled their troops in Wisconsin for an all-out assault on the Straits of Wisconsin.

Slowly But Surely, Shane Lowry is Returning Back to his Best

The 149th running of the Open Championship starts on the 11th July at Royal St. Georges in Sandwich, Kent. The leading Irish golfers have been returning to form and have had some good showings so far in 2021. We take a closer look at Shane Lowrys credentials.

US Open 2021 Preview: Who is Going to Shine at Torrey Pines?

We take a look at the upcoming US Open at Torrey Pines. The San Diego course last hosted the US Open in 2008 where Tiger Woods famously won with a broken leg.

The Growth and Decline of Golf in Ireland

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a year like no other in recent history. We have seen challenges like never before, yet we have managed to overcome some of them thanks to technology and the Internet.

The Speedy Return of Golf - Hopefully!

The recent lockdown had been very difficult for all of us. We are all clinging to the hope that some restrictions may be lifted or eased a little on the 5th May, particularly those of us from the golfing community. Golf was one of the last activities to stop when the full scale lockdown came into place and by logic we are hoping it will be one of the first activities to be lifted.

Should one of the golf majors be played later in the year?

As golf was part of the Olympics this year the golfing schedule was amended resulting in the Ryder Cup being played slightly later in the year and the British Open and USPGA being played within two weeks of each other in July.

Golfing rituals and superstitions

The build up to the first major of the year is at a fever pitch and it’s the majors that mean the most to the players. Ultimately at the end of a player’s career they are judged by how many major wins they accumulated. To this day there are many column inches dedicated to whether Tiger will overhaul Jack’s haul of 18.

What makes the Masters so unique

With the 2015 Masters almost upon us we thought we would take a different look at Golf’s first major. The Masters is famous the world over for its pristine fairways and greens as well as the perfect azaleas. However the richness of the Masters is in its many unique traditions, long may they continue.

An Irish Golfing Review of 2014

As another draws to a close we thought we would have our own golfing “Reeling in the Years” for the year that was 2014.

Is it possible to make a few quid on golf betting? – Part 2

In the last blog post we looked at the possibility of making a few quid on golf betting. After doing a little bit of Googling on the subject I discovered a website called This website had a systematic approach to selecting winners from the field.

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