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By |2020-03-04T17:24:12+01:00March 4th, 2020|

JOHN MCLAUGHLIN | CEO | NORTH & WEST COAST LINKS GOLF IRELAND MATT WARD Golf Content Network JANUARY 17, 2020   BACKGROUND I am the CEO of North & West Coast Links Golf Ireland, established 31 years ago by the clubs in the region. It was initially set up as an International Marketing Company with [...]

A Look Ahead – 2020 Golf Major’s

By |2020-01-09T16:17:18+01:00January 9th, 2020|

Even with the 2020 calendar year just arriving, the golfing season has not let up. Justin Thomas claimed the PGA tours first victory of 2020  last week with a playoff win over fellow American Patrick Reed. However when the PGA Tour released its 49-event schedule for 2019-20, eyes quickly scanned the roster of courses to [...]

A Week in the Golfing World – Tiger, WGC HSBC & Irish Open

By |2019-10-31T17:20:00+01:00October 31st, 2019|

Tiger Woods Record-Tying Win Fans swarmed to capture even a glimpse of Tiger Woods last week at the Zozo Championship. I don't think anyone was quite prepared for another record setting, historic outing for Tiger. He managed to capture his 82nd PGA Tour title. Woods led wire-to-wire for his 82nd PGA TOUR victory, tying Sam [...]

BMW Championship 2019

By |2019-09-18T15:32:23+01:00September 18th, 2019|

BMW Championship 2019 After a quiet few weeks on both the PGA and European Tour, the BMW Championship 2019 is back this weekend with a number of stars in attendance. The first of five Rolex Series events to be played out before the Race to Dubai Champion is crowned. This is the 62nd edition of the [...]

Irish Open to be Rescheduled

By |2019-09-10T13:37:51+01:00September 10th, 2019|

The Irish Open for 2020 is set to be rescheduled from early July to May 28-31st. Due to both the Olympics and the Ryder Cup taking place next year, the Irish Open has had to move its tournament dates to just a mere 3 weeks before the US Open. With the golfing season already becoming [...]

FedEx Cup Champion 2019

By |2019-08-26T16:01:04+01:00August 26th, 2019|

Rory McIlroy has been crowned FedEx Cup Champion 2019 With a mere 7 months to wait until The Masters returns, Rory McIlroy will be sure to enjoy this victory while he can. After a splendid season that garnered him 14 Top 10s and 3 victories, McIlroy now joins Tiger Woods as the only golfers to [...]

The Road to East Lake

By |2019-08-21T15:29:48+01:00August 20th, 2019|

The Tour Championship is finally here, which only means for a return to East Lake for the top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings. This year, the PGA Tour has changed up the format at East Lake somewhat. The Tour Championship’s final leaderboard will also represent the final FedExCup standings for the top 30 players. Stroke [...]

This Week in the Golfing World

By |2019-08-14T15:08:31+01:00August 14th, 2019|

With this years Major events all tied up by 3 Americans and an Irishman, the golfing world now shifts its focus towards the penultimate event in the PGA calendar, the Tour Championship. Last week we saw the first playoff event, The Northern Trust held at Liberty National, where the top seeded 125 golfers all faced [...]

148th Open Championship

By |2019-07-26T16:49:03+01:00July 26th, 2019|

One week on and the reality of what has just occurred may be starting to sink in for newly crowned Champion golfer Shane Lowry. The 148th Open Championship finally returned to Royal Portrush Golf Club last week and what an event it was. After years of build up and anticipation, the worlds golfing elite all [...]

As ‘Open Fever’ grips Northern Ireland, Tourism NI unveils digital tribute to our golfing greats.

By |2019-06-20T14:27:34+01:00June 20th, 2019|

With The 148th Open at Royal Portrush set to shine a global spotlight on Northern Ireland like never before, Tourism NI today unveiled a fitting and fun tribute to our global golfing legends. In a specially commissioned visual, the iconic cliffs of Fairhead in County Antrim have been digitally transformed into an eye-catching sculpture featuring [...]