The Best Of Golf In Ireland

How would you like to be part of one of Ireland's great golfing challenge and test your golfing skills over the magnificent Ballyliffin Links at the 4th International Inishowen Masters?

How would you like to be part of one of Ireland's great golfing challenge and test your golfing skills over the magnificent Ballyliffin Links at the 4th International Inishowen Masters? Well, here's your chance.

Ireland's rugged landscape has presented a succession of great golfing architects with unrivalled prospects for developing spectacular courses.

Think of Ireland and perhaps the celebrated names of Ballybunnion, Portmarnock, Royal Co Down and Royal Portrush plus the two magnificent Co Donegal Links , Ballyliffin Glashedy and Ballyliffin Old Links, come to mind.

Include the two Ballyliffin Links as the venue for any golf tournament and you end up with a classic gem.

Organisers of the 4th annual Inishowen Masters are giving golfers the chance to play these two magnificent links in a competitive atmosphere. This year's event will be played from Monday 24th to Thursday 28th August and has rapidly grown into one of Ireland's most popular amateur golf tournaments.

The Old Links is a classically old fashioned links which oozes charm, character and curiosity. More than anything, it is the extraordinary terrain that makes the game on the Old Links such a unique experience. Nick Faldo, a regular visitor to the links, says the Old Links is the most natural links he has ever seen.

The Glashedy Links has been built on a truly heroic scale. The achievement is a stunning triumph which has produced a supremely testing links which is destined to become one of the world's great links

An exciting programme is planned for 2008 with competitors playing a singles stableford competition over the two courses (36 holes on each course) and a team will consist of two players (men's or ladies teams - mixed teams are not allowed).

The overall team winners will be decided on scores of both cards per team aggregated each day to count in the overall 72 hole team prizes, There will also be individual daily prizes across different handicap sections plus overall (72 holes) individual prizes to be won.

The Inishowen Masters is an outstanding golfing experience with the opportunity to play world-renowned links courses in a competitive atmosphere.

Prices start at £485 per person and include 4 days golf and golf fees, 5 Nights B&B in hotel accommodation of your choice, Nightly entertainment and prize presentation dinner.

Flights are available from Liverpool, Glasgow and Stanstead to City of Derry Airport, which is around 20 minutes from the courses, or you can also get flights to Belfast airport from most airports in the UK.

For further information contact: 00353419832881, 00353862565177 or see our advert on page 18 of the Golf North East magazine

 

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