Although he’s always a great man to do a deal, Paul Coleman has added fuel to the current retail price war by announcing a massive 50% off sale – starting on Thursday morning. The popular retailer who is based in Lee Valley has been running his shop for over 7 years and has spent that time looking for innovative ways to drive customers to his shop and to give them the best possible deals. From try before you buy, bespoke hampers, customised footwear, a custom fitting solution in association with Drive Golf Performance, Paul has pioneered several new ideas. This year he added payment plans, a price match promise and custom filled Christmas hampers to that list.
And to top that he’s just announced a huge sale offer with 50% off everything. This come on the back of a very competitive landscape in Cork. In 2013 Halpenny Golf arrived in Cork to challenge the existing retailers and last month Dublin retailer McGuirks opened up their first Cork store. Golf retailing is competitive; McGuirks have plenty of opening offers, Halpenny are offering their “staff prices” promotion regularly and American Golf recently ran a successful 25% off offer at the end of November. So after a few weeks of poor weather, Paul decided to put the pressure back on his larger competitors; “Business since November has been poor for a number of reasons, the weather has been a huge factor and everybody Continue reading
Kinsale’s John Murphy won the Munster Junior Golfer of the Year award last week, rounding off 2015 for the talented 17 year old. He follows in the footsteps of his friend and club mate Cathal Butler in becoming the second winner in a row from Kinsale Golf Club. The club has been to the forefront of both individual and team junior golf over the past few years. John had a very busy year, with the key highlights including a Munster final appearance in the Fred Daly Trophy Munster final, a win in the Kerry Boys, and a cap for Munster at the Boys Interprovincials. John was travelling almost every week during the summer, competing in all four Provincial Boys championships as well as several of the Youth championships. In the Boys events, he was runner-up in Ulster, 5th in Connacht and 7th in Leinster. He also took 4th place in Irish Boys Championship. He took on the unique challenge Continue reading