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Monthly Archives: March 2018

The County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point

by | March 31, 2018

The County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point 1894 designed by Mr Harry Colt. Harry Colt & Alister MacKenzie were the two giants of design in the golden age of Golf Course Design. It is almost impossible to say which of the two was the greatest, suffice it to say both were truly great. In […]

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Dunmurry Springs Golf Club

by | March 31, 2018

Decency is the word word that comes to mind when I think of Dunmurry springs. The Holihan family are just that, decent, old stock. They are clever, courteous, efficient, determined. I have to say it was a pleasure to work with them when I designed this course for the family. The site though very good […]

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“It’s Groundhog Day”, or something like it

by | March 31, 2018

‘Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.’ George Wilfred Frederick Hegel. 1770-1830. I will lead you in gently, with a story of the day I cracked the golf code, and discovered “The Swing”. Yes, I have found the swing and it will be yours in the very short time it takes […]

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Custom Fitted Golf Clubs, is it a Con?

by | March 28, 2018

Some years ago now, David Byrne PGA and I were hitting shots in a busy range in upstate New York, trying to keep our council away from other practisers. I was really cracking the ball. I love/ hate interfering with other golfers. I could not help notice a father and son hitting bucket after bucket […]

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