Royal Portrush

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 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 18: Exploring the development of Golf in Ireland with Professor Paul Rouse

Paul Rouse joins us for an introduction to the development of the game of golf in Ireland – despite rumours to the contrary golf was not invented in Ireland – we explore some major influences including empire, the industrial revolution, the great war, the irish civil war, irish independence and partition, the changing nature of golf club memberships, the celtic tiger and what the future of Irish golf might look like.

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