The Golf Guide Tour – Irish Event

The Golf Guide Tour makes it first stop in Ireland in June when it visits The Heritage Resort. This coincides with the relaunch of its Irish Edition of the Magazine with plans for further Irish Tournaments in 2018.

This 36 Hole event at The Heritage Resort in Killenard, Ireland – just 30 minutes south of Dublin – takes place on Sunday 11th & Monday 12th June 2017. Packages are as follows:

  • 2 Rounds of Golf plus 2 nights B&B in the 5-Star Heritage Hotel £270 / €295 per person sharing
  • 2 Rounds of Golf plus 2 nights B&B staying in The Ballesteros Apartments £220 / €240 per person sharing
  • Golf Only – £100 per person / €110 per person

The Competition Format is a Pairs Better Ball with Stableford scoring played off 90% handicap. The winners from each event are invited to the competition week on the Costa del Sol in November 2017 or February 2018, which includes a 3 night stay at the 4 star Tamisa Hotel Mijas including Breakfast, return flights, all transfers and 3 competitive rounds of golf.

To enter the Race to Mauritius, you must enter a minimum of 4 GGT events. After the St Andrews event, the top 10 pairs from our Order of Merit will then qualify for a UK Final to decide the overall winners of the amazing 7 day trip to Mauritius!!

You must have a current CONGU handicap to win any of the top three prizes. Non-handicap golfers are welcome to attend but can only win the other prizes on offer. Due to the increased popularity of the events, a £50 deposit per person is required to secure your place. Contact competitions@thegolfguide.co.uk for payment details.

 

Masters Week 2016 at The Heritage

It’s that time of year again. Azaleas, Magnolia Lane, Amen Corner. It could only be Augusta and The Masters! In conjunction with the first Major of the year, The Heritage Golf Club are running a series of Open Competition that week and will also offer each golfers a voucher for a Free Round of Golf is Jason Day dons The Green Jacket!!

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The schedule of Competitions are as follows:
Thursday 7th April, Team of 4 for €30 per person
Friday 8th April, Open Singles for €30 per person
Saturday 9th April, Back Tees Challenge for €40 per person
Sunday 10th April, Back Tees Challenge for €40 per person
Book by calling 057-8642321, online via our Website or by email on info@heritageresort.ie.

The Heritage Pro-Am 2016 in aid of The Ballesteros Foundation

The Board members of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation are delighted and very grateful that The Heritage Resort and the PGA of Ireland are hosting the  sixth annual Heritage Challenge Pro-Am in aid of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation. We wish you every success and our sincere thanks“. Javier, Miguel & Carmen Ballesteros

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The Heritage Resort and the PGA in Ireland this week were delighted to reveal details of an exciting relationship with the Seve Ballesteros Foundation in 2016.

The sixth annual Heritage Challenge Pro-Am, which will take place on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th June 2016, was already one of the highlights of the PGA in Ireland calendar and will now feature an increased prize fund of €50,000 and will support the charitable efforts of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation. A Gala Dinner and Charity Auction in aid of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation will take place at the conclusion of play on Sunday, June 5th. Items donated thus far for auction include a fourball at Royal Pedrena Golf Club, a visit to the Seve trophy room in Seve’s house and a sculpture of Seve’s grip – all money can’t buy items.

PGA in Ireland secretary, Michael McCumiskey said; “Support for golf and playing the game has recovered in recent times and, as part of that, we look forward with great enthusiasm to the staging of The Heritage Challenge in aid of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation“.

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The Heritage Resort is closely associated with the Spanish golfing legend as home to the Ballesteros Course, the only golf course in Ireland designed by the legendary five time major winner. The venue is consistently ranked among the top 10 parkland courses in the country by Golf Digest magazine and has previously hosted The Seve Trophy and Irish Senior Open.

The Heritage Golf Operations manager Dean Redmond added; “It is a great boost for the venue to be hosting The Heritage Challenge in aid of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation. The professionals and amateurs will find the Seve designed course a great challenge in 2016.”

Last year’s tournament was won by David Higgins (Waterville) who carded rounds of 68/75 to edge out Colm Moriarty (Drive Golf Performance) with Daragh Lernihan (Elm Park) back in 3rd place.

Entry for a team of 3 costs just €1,000 and includes a donation to The Ballesteros Foundation, 2 rounds of Golf with a top PGA professional, on-course refreshments each day, barbeque on Saturday 4th June and Gala Dinner on Sunday 5th June, special accommodation rates at partner hotels and a memento of the occasion. Places are limited, so to guarantee a place at this year’s event contact Dean Redmond on 057 8642321 or email info@heritageresort.ie.

The Heritage Pro-Am 2015

Everybody at The Heritage is delighted that we are once again hosting our Pro-Am over the June Bank Holiday weekend, Sunday 31st May & Monday 1st June 2015! The tournament will again be sponsored by Aidan O’Connell & Associates Ltd., while there will also be significant support from our new owners, the PGA of Ireland, Judge Roy Beans Bar/Restaurant, our Members & Friends.

We have still have some team spots available at present with the entry fee costing the same as in previous years, €600 per team of 3 Amateurs & 1 PGA affiliated professional. The team package includes the following:

  • 2 rounds of Golf at The Heritage with a PGA Professional
  • Gift Bag including a Memento from the Tournament
  • 2 course meal following golf each day
  • Music & Entertainment in the Clubhouse on the Sunday night
  • Access to the Natural Golf School each day with range balls provided
  • Fantastic prizes for Amateur Teams
  • Preferential Accommodation Rates for Teams
If you have any queries on our 2015 Pro-Am or would like to enter a team please contact Dean Redmond on 057-8642326 or email dredmond@theheritage.com.

We will also be running a Pro-Am Qualifier on Friday 1st May, entry fee will be €120 per Team of 3, with 1 lucky team qualifying for the Pro-Am from this day! Online entries available, you can also book via phone on 057-8642321 or by emailing tkennedy@theheritage.com.
Remember €1 from every Green Fee in 2015 will also be donated between Temple Street Children’s Hospital & The Cuisle Centre.
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Easter Open Competitions at The Heritage

The Heritage will be hosting the following Open Competitions over the Easter Holidays and we hope you can make it to take on the challenge of The Ballesteros course!

Friday 3rd April (Good Friday), Open Singles at €35 per person
Monday 6th April (Easter Monday), Open Singles at €30 per person
Tuesday 7th April, Easter Junior Open Single at €20 per person (Junior Golfers – under 18s only)

Bookings can be made by calling the Golf Shop on 057-8642321, by emailing tkennedy@theheritage.com or by Booking Online.

Heritage Seve Series
The first Seve Series event take place on Monday 6th April and will run until every Monday until late September. The Winners and Runners Up from each week will get a place in the Seve Series Final in October with the Overall Winner getting a 2 night stay  for 4 people including Breakfast in one of our Luxury Apartments and 2 rounds of Golf!

Any queries on the above please call 057-8642321 or Email us. We hope to see you at The Heritage Golf Club over the coming weeks! Remember €1 from every Green Fee in 2015 will also be donated between Temple Street Children’s Hospital & The Cuisle Centre.

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Ryder Cup Day 1 Open Singles at The Ballesteros Course

To celebrate the opening day of this year’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Niall and his team at The Ballesteros Course have decided to run an Open Singles competition on Friday September 26th. Seve Ballesteros, The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort’s iconic course designer, is of course synonymous with the Ryder Cup and they see it as a fitting tribute to the great man.

 Seve Ballesteros 25/06/2001 at Killenard.Picture: Alf Harvey.

The time sheet is now live online at www.theheritage.com or you can call 057 8642321 to book your spot. The competition on the day will be singles stableford off the white tees with an entry fee is € 30 per person to include a € 5 Food & Beverage voucher so you can enjoy the surroundings of our sumptuous clubhouse after your round and watch the days play unfold.

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Open Week at The Heritage

One of Ireland’s best courses plays host to their Open Week next week as the Ballesterous course at The Heritage stages some superb competitions from Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July. Golfers will compete for prizes worth over €3,000 with sponsors ak Golf, Colgan Sports, Milne O’Dwyer, Connolly Red Mills and Capricorn Properties Ltd providing many of them.

18th Hole Heritage

The Ballesterous course at The Heritage remains one of the finest courses in the country along with being one of the best maintainted. I was lucky enough to work here for 15 months and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it, the 9th & 18th holes being one of the many highlights both running alongside each other on either side of the huge lake in front of the majestic clubhouse. Take my word for it that this is a superb golf course but check it out for yourself at the same time!

Seve Ballesteros 25/06/2001 at Killenard. Picture: Alf Harvey.

The lineup for The Heritage Open Week is as follows:

Monday 22nd July – Open Singles

Tuesday 23rd July – 4 Person Team Event

Wednesday 24th July – Open Singles

Thursday 25th July – 4 Person Team Event

Friday 26th July – Open Singles

The entry fee for the Singles competitions is €25 per person while the team entry fee is €100 per team of 4. For bookings call 057 8642321 or email golf@theheritage.coim, you can also follow The Ballesteros course on twitter (@TheHeritageGC ). Enjoy your golf next week after enjoying watching it this weekend!!

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