Month: October 2018

2018 Parkland of the Year at the Irish Golf Awards!

Dromoland Castle Golf Course has been named ‘Parkland Course of the Year 2018’ at the annual Gala Irish Golf Awards. The prestigious award ceremony took place in Northern Ireland on Monday, 22nd October.

Dromoland’s Mark Reynolds and Paul Coleman accepting the award for Best Parkland Golf Course of the Year

The Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association Ltd (IGTOA) is an organisation that represents Ireland’s leading Golf Tour Operators and is pro-active in the promotion, growth and development of the Irish Golf Tourism domestically and overseas. The IGTOA National Golf Tourism Conference & Gala Irish Golf Awards is the largest annual gathering of Irish Golf Tourism Industry professionals, who participate from all areas of the Irish Golf Tourism industry.

Mark Reynolds, Dromoland Castle Golf Club Manager, commented: “We are delighted to receive such a prestigious award amongst such strong competition. This has been a terrific year for Dromoland Castle following our recent €20 million renovation investment. This award very much reflects the ever-improving golf course”.

Paul Coleman, Course Superintendent at Dromoland Castle added: “We are extremely proud to win this award. We have a great team on the course and there is no doubt that Dromoland Castle Golf Club holds its own as a Parkland in the West of Ireland”.

Outdrive Your Competition!

Establish Connections In Dromoland’s Corporate Golf Challenge

The inaugural Corporate Golf Challenge at Dromoland Castle launches this week. With a €5,000 prize fund, the Winter Challenge promises company “teams of two” a series of league matches against other local companies, to crown the best corporate golf pairing in the West of Ireland.

“The Challenge is an opportunity for local corporates to network and engage over golf,” says Mark Nolan, Managing Director of Dromoland Castle. “There’s an outstanding business community here in the West. We are distinctly aware of the value and benefits of local contacts, so this golf event is a chance to do that out on the course. We welcome those keen golfing executives, men and women alike, to enter, network and above all have some good, competitive fun.”

The prize fund, with a €3,000 share going to the winning team, includes a Corporate Golf Day, Titleist Golf Gear, Luxury Overnight Stays at Dromoland Castle, Academy Memberships, and much more. The league will play over the Winter, with the play-offs in March. Teams are guaranteed 4 matches each and each round includes pre-access to the Golf Academy for warm-up, and a post-round meal in The Figtree Restaurant.

Irish Golfer Magazine and Titleist are sponsors of the Corporate Golf Challenge.

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