Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington has been asked to design a new 3,000-square-meter putting course that will open next spring in a park outside Dublin.
The new facility, jointly funded by the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, the Padraig Harrington Charitable Foundation, and grants from R & A and Golf Ireland, is located on the grounds of Marlay Park, five miles from central Dublin, for people of all ages. An introduction to golf for.
Harrington commented on the project, which is already under construction: “I have always been in awe of the popularity of the Himalayan putting course in St Andrews and wanted to be involved in providing something similar to the Irish people. An environment where they are fun and family focused. Allows you to experience golf at.
“With this in mind, the Padraig Harrington Charity Foundation supports golf development grants from R & A to contribute to the construction of the facility and grants from Golf Ireland supported by the Sports Ireland Special Project Scheme. In response, we are designing and constructing a unique putting course covering 3,000 square meters at Marlay Park. We are working with Turfgrass and the Dan Really Las Down County Council.
“Thanks very much to John Clarkin of Turfgrass and his team, Anthony Bennett of Atlantic Golf Construction, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and its park team, and all contractors for providing time and service for free or preferential rates. Also, R & A And Golf Ireland both provided generous grants. “
On behalf of the Dun Laoghaire-Rasdown County Council, Councilor Letty McCarthy said: We are very much looking forward to officially opening this new partnership with one of Ireland’s greatest sports stars in the spring of 2022. “
– GOLF Sports
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