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Gerry Kelly Launches Golf Challenge For Special Olympics

Sign Up Now For The Annual Gerry Kelly Golf Challenge : In association with Down Special Olympics Club and Special Olympics Ulster at Ardglass Golf Club. Special Olympics Ulster is extending an open invitation to golfers from across Northern Ireland to take part in its annual Golf Challenge alongside leading broadcaster and…

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Ginella’s Journeys To Feature Ardglass Golf Club

Almost six million households in USA are to view Golf Channel’s Northern Ireland special – and Ardglass Golf Club will be included. Tourism NI welcomed Matt Ginella of the Golf Channel’s popular Ginella’s Journeys to Northern Ireland this week to explore the world-class golf courses and hospitality Northern Ireland has to…

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Join The Red High Open Inter-Schools Golf Development Day

On Wednesday the 14 December, St Patrick’s Grammar school’s A- Level sports class will be hosting an Inter- schools’ Golf Development Day. Laura Gardiner, event organiser, said: “This event will be of great benefit to the pupils in the first to third years from the De la Salle, Knock, St…

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Johnny Feenan Lifts Captain’s Prize In Ardglass

Bill Brown’s Captain’s Day at Ardglass Golf Club last Saturday saw the first of over 222 players set off at 6 am in relatively calm weather. Many of the early starters made the most of the favourable conditions and indeed all the major prizewinners were off the course by 11…

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Down Business Connect Launches Charity Golf Day At Ardglass Golf Club

Local Down District business networking group, Down Business Connect, has just launched its first-ever charity golf day in a bid to raise funds for two charities…  the Newcastle-based MYMY (Mind Your Mate and Yourself) and Remap NI. Taking place at Ardglass Golf Club on Friday 6 May, the Down Business…

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Police Appeal After Rope And Poles Stolen From Ardglass Golf Club

Police in Downpatrick are appealing for information after property was stolen from a golf club in Ardglass. Sometime between Friday 4 December and Sunday 6 December approximately 150 poles and rope were stolen. The poles and rope had been placed around each of the greens on the golf course. Police…

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Hynds Takes Championship Honours At Ardglass Golf Club

A new name will be going on the Club Champions board in the Ardglass clubhouse this year as 17-year-old Conor Hynds clinched the 2015 championship in dramatic style last week writes Gareth McMullan.  The young Ardglass player showed remarkable composure to lead the field almost from start to finish and…

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Walker Cup gets Ready To Roll – Cormac Sharvin Comments

Press Conference At Walker Cup (a transcript) Three of the ten man team from GB and Ireland to face the US amateur challengers were interviewed at Lytham and St Anne’s Golf Course where the event takes place this weekend. Cormac Sharvin from Ardglass Golf Club accompanied by Nigel Edwards,  and Ashley Chesters faced the…

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Conor Hynds Wins Ardglass Golf Club Championship

A new name will be going on the Club Champions board in the Ardglass clubhouse this year as 17-year-old Conor Hynds clinched the 2015 championship in dramatic style last week. The young Ardglass player showed remarkable composure to lead the field almost from start to finish and to hold off…

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Breezy Day For President’s Day At Ardglass Golf Club

Michael Rooney from Belfast was the winner of the President’s prize at Ardglass Golf Club on Saturday. Edmund Gilchrist, President of Ardglass Golf Club,  was delighted that 205 golfers had tee-ed up on the day despite the strong south-westerly breeze which picked up by lunchtime. Scoring was never going to…

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Ardglass Golf Club Hosts Back To Back All Ireland Competitions

Ardglass was the Mecca for Irish amateur golf last week, with not one but two prestigious competitions being scheduled for the local course. Tuesday saw the National Finals of the Fred Daly Trophy, the top Under-19 club competition in Ireland. The four provincial champions, Lurgan (Ulster), Carton House (Leinster), Galway…

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Ardglass Golf Club Enjoys Tony Maynes’ Captain’s Day

Ardglass captain Tony Maynes’ Captain’s Day competition took place at the seaside club last Saturday. With the course in magnificent condition and the greens fast and true, 230 players set out hopefully from 6am onwards. The fast greens proved too challenging for some players, but not for one of the…

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Ardglass Golfer Cormac Sharvin Wins Irish Close Championship

History has been made again in the Irish Close Championship. An Ardglass Golf Club player has won the prestigious Irish Amateur Close Championship held at Connemara Golf Club making this a momentous occasion for County Down golf. Cormac Sharvin (20) has only been playing golf five years and is now…

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Canadian Golfers Visit Ardglass For Annual Golf Challenge

FOR the past twelve years a group of Canadian golfers have been visiting Ardglass Golf Club as the jewel in the crown of the golfing trip to Northern Ireland. They play a weekend challenge match against ‘Ireland’ aka an Ardglass select team, and whoever wins or loses, they are all…

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Great Golf At The Ladies Revlon Professional Golf Open

ON a breezy but dry day with the standard scratch for the course up to 75, the Ladies Revlon Professional Golf Open took place at Ardglass Golf Club with 54 tee-ing up for the ocsasion. Lady Club captain Collette Wills said, “I am deighted today that Revlon Professional have sponsored…

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