Get into Golf in 2020

​Get into Golf for Women is back for 2020, and this year the programme will provide another great opportunity for clubs and for those looking to get into the sport.  The programme provides a structured programme of lessons for newcomers to the game and is specifically designed for adults.   The programme is designed to support golf clubs in recruiting new members and in turn increase their membership figures and revenue.  Over the past seven years the programme has proven to make golf more accessible to the wider audience.  Since the ILGU first piloted the programme in 2013, the Confederation Continue reading

Castlemartyr Drives Ahead with Ladies Offer

castlemartyr-lady-captains-day_2After the official launch of the ladies club in Castlemartyr earlier this year, the five star resort has launched a very attractive membership offer for the year ahead.  The normal membership fee has been slashed to just €599 as the new club makes a play to attract ladies to the club.  Castlemartyrs’ PGA Professional Brady Sherwood has worked hard for the past two years to build and develop the ladies side of their membership packages.  “There has always been a demand for a ladies club in Castlemartyr Golf Club.” Said Sherwood.  “Due to our golf course originally being so busy with green fee players in the opening years, there was never really a clear focus on the ladies membership until now.   This inland Links style golf course is easy to walk and not too long or over challenging.  It’s also a resort style set up, so it’s always prepared and set up beautifully for enjoyable golf.  The feedback we get from lady golfers is extremely positive and they love the fact being sand based you can twelve months of the year in great condition, the majority of the new lady members that have joined Castlemartyr for the simple fact of accessing the seven-day full membership Continue reading

Douglas, Lee Valley, East Cork & Mallow in Ladies Finals at Lee Valley

ILGU-LogoFour Cork Ladies clubs are with reach of a Munster ILGU Pennant as Lee Valley host the AIG Ladies Inter Club Cups & Shields finals today and tomorrow.  Mallow and Lee Valley are in action in the foursomes this afternoon while Doulgas, Lee Valley and two East Cork teams are in singles action tomorrow.

AIG Ladies Inter Club Cups & Shields
Friday
2.00pm: Senior Foursomes Final: CASTLETROY vs MALLOW
2.30pm: Junior Foursomes Final: ADARE MANOR vs LEE VALLEY

Saturday
10.00am: Junior Cup Final: EAST CORK vs LIMERICK
10.50am: Intermediate Cup: LEE VALLEY vs EAST CORK
11.40 am: Minor Cup: CASTLEGREGORY vs CO.TIPPERARY
12.30pm: Challenge Cup: DOUGLAS vs EAST CORK

East Cork Ladies Bag Three Pennants

East Cork Ladies had three great wins in Limerick last weekend and in doing so they won three Munster pennants and booked their places in the All Ireland Finals.  The Junior Foursomes team were first out on Friday afternoon and they had a good win over Ross with Mary B Walsh & Breda McCarthy and Caroline O’Connor and Mary Morrison winning their matches, while Sel O’Leary & Eileen Dorgan’s match was called in. Continue reading