Month: May 2024

Episode 47: Martin Ebert of MacKenzie & Ebert

Martin Ebert joined us recently at Royal Portrush for a course walk on the Valley course, which is currently a construction site as DAR Golf revise and improve the Dunluce’s little sibling. We also chat about M&E’s work at Enniscrone over winter 2023/4 and look ahead to imminent works at County Sligo, Noordwijk and New South Wales Golf Clubs.

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Episode 117: TGH 117: Instruments of Change: Mosk & Sifford

We welcome author Peter May back to the podcast to discuss his latest book: “Changing the Course: How Charlie Sifford & Stanley Mosk Integrated the PGA.”

A wonderful expansion on the DocuPod I recorded years ago by the title: “The Caucasian Clause.” Peter May’s study of the events that took place between 1896 and 1962 was thorough and tells the story, while not a happy one, of the creation of the PGA, the PGA Tour and the PGA Championship we know today.

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Episode 46: F&F Spring Break #4 – Reimagining the County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point

The membership at Co. Sligo Golf Club have recently approved a Course Master Plan from MacKenzie & Ebert to revise, improve and rationalise their Championship Course at Rosses Point. David Dunne has been tasked with liaising directly with M&E on scoping, approval and ultimately delivery of the project over the coming years.

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Episode 45: F&F Spring Break 2024 #3 – Mark Millar – Course Manager at County Sligo GC

Course Manager Mark Millar started his green keeping life thumbing a lift on the road from Newtownstewart to Omagh Golf Club. He would then move though stints in Portrush, the Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Lough Erne Golf Resort, The Verdura Resort in Sicily, Castle Dargan and ultimately where he finds himself today – County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point.

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Episode 43: F&F Spring Break 2024 #1 – Sligo & Mayo

The first episode chronicling the inaugural F&F Spring break to some of the best golf that the West of Ireland has to offer. A first timer and a somewhat more experienced traveller convene to chew the fat on 4 days of golf in Sligo and Mayo.

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Blind Shots Podcast S5 E13 – Brian Ross on Park Mammoth at two years old, industry trends, and what’s next.

Golf course architect Brian Ross rejoins the show to discuss how Park Mammoth GC continues to evolve two years after its grand re-opening. With a new, permanent clubhouse under construction, a new short named “The Boneyard” that Brian is designer just …

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