The Irish Open
May 20 Posted by Kevin Markham in Carne Golf Links Blog



As the Irish Open rolls into town at Royal County Down, much of the golfing world’s attention will be focused on a links course rich in history, steeped in tradition and possessing one of the most recognisable backdrops of any golf course. As the highest peak of the Mourne Mountains, Slieve Donard rises majestically above the fairways. It is often caught in cloud but it always adds colour and drama to the setting and the mountain range runs endlessly away to the west. To the east of Slieve Donard, the mountains drop gently into the waters of Dundrum Bay, which embraces the opening holes of this magnificent golf course. It is a picture-perfect setting.

In the foreground, in the town of Newcastle itself, the spire of.
Posted by admin at Jun 22, 2016 Category: Other
Tags: carne golf links, golf ireland, irish open, rory mcilroy, royal county down