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Changes to Ireland’s Ballybunion Golf Club and Tralee Golf Club

Written by: Tony Korologos | Date: Monday, June 8th, 2015
Categories: CoursesNewsTravel

Premier Irish Golf Tours Announces Changes to Ballybunion Golf Club and Tralee Golf Club, Two of the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World

Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland, June 8. 2015 … Premier Irish Golf Tours, the #1 ranked golf tour operator in Ireland, invites golfers to book a Southwest Golf Tour to experience the changes made to Ballybunion Golf Club and Tralee Golf Club, two of the top 100 courses in the world.

“Both of these courses are absolutely majestic and we are pleased to offer them as part of our Southwest Golf Tour,” said David McMahon, Managing Director, Premier Irish Golf Tours. “They have both made changes to their courses to improve their already challenging designs and we invite golfers to come out and play them as part of their Irish golf vacation.”

Tralee Golf Club is Arnold Palmer’s first European golf course design and it is said “That Arnold Palmer created the front nine but that God created the back nine.” The Arnold Palmer group was instrumental in changing the existing par 5 9th hole into a new spectacular dogleg par 5 with huge fairway bunkers. The new hole is still reachable in two for the long hitters once they can safely navigate their ball onto the short grass. Any errant tee shots will be extremely punished.

Ballybunion Golf Club is considered by many to be the finest golf links in the world and that is certainly the sentiment of five time British Open winner, Tom Watson. Ballybunion has made subtle changes by strategically planting new maram grass and extra mounding behind the fifth green which enhances an already amazing golf links.

Premier Irish Golf Tours is currently running a contest to give away a free Southwest Golf Tour trip for two to Ireland. For a chance to win the trip, visit www.golftalkradio.com and fill out the contest & trivia form on the left hand side of the home page explaining why you deserve a golf trip to Ireland in 200 words or less. No purchase is necessary to enter. Just fill out the contest form on the home page. There is a limit of one contest entry per person. The contest entry deadline is 11:59 p.m. Saturday, August 1st, 2015.

The trip includes 7 night’s accommodation, 6 rounds of golf, Irish or Continental breakfast every morning, and a coach and driver throughout the tour. A Director of Tour Operations will meet you at the airport upon your arrival and will be contactable at all times during your trip. The value of the trip is $3,000 per person.

In addition to the Southwest Golf Tour, Premier Irish Golf Tours offers tour packages throughout Ireland including some of the top 100 ranked courses in the world. According to McMahon, “For those who don’t win the trip, we can put together a top class golf tour for your group featuring the best courses Ireland has to offer. We will be with you every step of the way on your vacation, so you can enjoy every minute of your trip. No request or group size is too small or too big.”

To enter in the drawing for the trip, visit www.golftalkradio.com. Contact Premier Irish Golf Tours by calling the US office at (508) 328 7541 or the Ireland office at 00 353 89 4110421, sending an email to info@premieririshgolftours.com, or texting 95577 to learn more about our tour packages and special offers.

About Premier Irish Golf Tours Limited

Premier Irish Golf Tours Limited, based in Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland, was founded by John and David McMahon (father and son). Both David and John are avid golfers with vast golf experience in Ireland, and Irish tours in general. David resides in Ireland for 12 months of the year, while John resides on Cape Cod, MA in the United States. Premier Irish Golf Tours is a golf tour company run by golfers for golfers and features access to most of the top courses in Ireland. The mission of the company is to provide a one stop shop for golf tours to Ireland, catering to a variety of budgets and group sizes. The company offers extremely competitive prices and provides a price promise guarantee. With a worldwide client base with particular emphasis on North America and Canada, Premier Irish golf tours has offices in Ireland as well as an office in Cape Cod, M.A, U.S.A, where they can be reached at (508) 328 7541. For more information, visit www.premieririshgolftours.com.

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