Golf News

Irish Golf High Performance Seminar

July 4, 2014
The Olympic Council of Ireland were pleased to support a very productive day at Carton House which will act as a good lead in to the youth and senior European team Championships and Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. International expert Dr. Joseph Parent, who has worked closely with the world's top golfers such as VJ Singh, spent […]

Rory McIlroy declares he will play for Ireland at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016

June 18, 2014
Statement: Pat Hickey, President, Olympic Council of Ireland " On behalf of Team Ireland, I am thrilled at the news that Rory will declare for Ireland for the Rio Games. His amazing sporting talent, brilliant personality and endless energy will give all our athletes a huge boost. He is an iconic figure in world sport […]

Introduction to Golf

January 1, 2010
At the 1904 Summer Olympics, two golf events were contested – men's individual and team tournaments. The competitions were held from September 17, 1904 to September 24, 1904. It was the second and final appearance of the sport at the Olympics. The men's team event was new, replacing the women's individual. The men's individual event was switched to a match play tournament rather than the stroke play used 4 years earlier. Golf returns to the Olympic schedule at Rio in 2016. For contact details of Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish Ladies Golf Union please click on Full story





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