The Ladies Home International matches will take place in Aberdovey, Wales between 17-19 September 2014. The Irish Ladies Team will compete against England, Scotland and Wales over the three day tournament.

The Irish Ladies Golf Union have sent a strong line-up, which includes three members of the Irish Team who played at the World Amateur Team Championships in Japan, Mary Doyle (The Heath), Paula Grant (Lisburn) and Maria Dunne (Skerries). Amy Farrell (Moate), Olivia Mehaffey (RCD Ladies), Jean O’Driscoll (Muskerry), Chloe Ryan (Castletroy) and Sinead Sexton (Lahinch) all have International experience and will add strength to the side.

The Irish Ladies Team will be looking to finish one better than last year where they secured second place after beating England on the final day 5-4 to finish on a high.  All updates from the Tournament can be seen by following the Irish Ladies Golf Union on Facebook and Twitter. Live scoring will also be available via the Ladies Golf Union webpage.

Aberdovey Golf Course

Aberdovey is a beautiful links golf course. You encounter one of the three par-5s well into the round at the 7th. There are 9 par-4s that can play over 400 yards but interventions at the short 8th and 16th level the playing field.

Team Ireland

Mary Doyle (The Heath)

Maria Dunne (Skerries)

Amy Farrell (Moate)

Paula Grant (Lisburn)

Olivia Mehaffey (RCD Ladies)

Jean O’Driscoll (Muskerry)

Chloe Ryan (Castletroy)

Sinead Sexton (Lahinch)

Captain: Sinead Keane (Curragh)

Coach: Donal Scott

Wednesday 17 September 

Ireland v England and Wales v Scotland

Foursomes 08:30 – 09:20

Singles 13:10 – 15:00

Thursday 18 September   

Scotland v England and Wales v Ireland

Foursomes 08:30 – 09:20

Singles 13:10 – 15:00

Friday 19 September

England v Wales and Ireland v Scotland

Foursomes 08:30 – 09:20

Singles 13:10 – 15:00hrs


Graham J Gordon, The Editor and Owner, GolfblogspotUK

The GolfblogspotUK website is owned and run by former Walker Cup player and European Tour card holder, Graham J Gordon, from Scotland, the Home of Golf. The owner is a golf fanatic who had to retire early from competitive tour play due to a back injury that required surgery. Graham wishes to share his knowledge and own experiences of the game with the GolfblogspotUK community and to receive your feedback on all aspects of the sport. Graham has been playing the game for over 20 years and received a great deal of pleasure from the sport. He has met several friends and visited many different places around the world, thanks to playing the great game of golf. Time to put a little back into the game to help others.

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