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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Im going in April, will be taking my waterproofs.... altough I would in July too
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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Quote Originally Posted by paddyk View Post
    Im going in April, will be taking my waterproofs.... altough I would in July too
    a few of us have been planing on going the last few years but can't sort dates .
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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Im visiting family, often end up with no time for golf.
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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Quote Originally Posted by paddyk View Post
    Im visiting family, often end up with no time for golf.
    i'd be the other way round, no time for family
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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Just finished at Portstewart. It rained for about 13 holes but Glynn and I didn’t really mind at all.

    The course is amazing. Front 9 reminds me of Trump Aberdeen and the back nine reminds me of Silloth. Greens were quick and really true. Managed to sneak a win by 3 and 2 aswell.

    Cannot wait for RCD tomorrow. Got to beat the 85 I shot there last time out.
    spray it about a bit and can't putt 🇿🇦

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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Quote Originally Posted by patricks148 View Post
    playing great courses this time of year is very cost effective esp the likes of RCD who want something like £180 in high summer.

    only trouble is you rarely get the courses at their best or conditions, lets face it, its winter, so could be playing on hollow tines greens soft fairways and forward tee. none of which give a fair representation of the courses in question.
    Patrick, whilst I may agree you want the course in peak condition I just can't justify the £210 green fee.

    Hence the risk by playing in November.

    Royal County Down is costing us £70
    Royal Portrush is £60
    Portstewart is £60
    Ballyliffen is £72 for both courses

    So £262 to play 5 top 100 courses instead of 1 in the height of summer.

    whilst we did have a bit of rain today at Portstewart it wasn't bad and the course was in fantastic condition, the greens were slick and no work had been done recently, it was full tees and greens.

    RCD tomorrow and the forecast is excellent.
    10 hcp and rising.

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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Quote Originally Posted by Lincoln Quaker View Post
    Patrick, whilst I may agree you want the course in peak condition I just can't justify the £210 green fee.

    Hence the risk by playing in November.

    Royal County Down is costing us £70
    Royal Portrush is £60
    Portstewart is £60
    Ballyliffen is £72 for both courses

    So £262 to play 5 top 100 courses instead of 1 in the height of summer.

    whilst we did have a bit of rain today at Portstewart it wasn't bad and the course was in fantastic condition, the greens were slick and no work had been done recently, it was full tees and greens.

    RCD tomorrow and the forecast is excellent.
    glad it was OK condition wise, the weather you can do nothing about.

    When 8 of us were planning our trip which was only going to be RCD, Portrush and Portstewart, we were over £800 each for two nights.
    also looks like RCD have put the price up so going to be even more when we do sort the dates.
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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Wow! Just, wow! #Jealous

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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    Quote Originally Posted by Lincoln Quaker View Post
    Patrick, whilst I may agree you want the course in peak condition I just can't justify the £210 green fee.

    Hence the risk by playing in November.

    Royal County Down is costing us £70
    Royal Portrush is £60
    Portstewart is £60
    Ballyliffen is £72 for both courses

    So £262 to play 5 top 100 courses instead of 1 in the height of summer.

    whilst we did have a bit of rain today at Portstewart it wasn't bad and the course was in fantastic condition, the greens were slick and no work had been done recently, it was full tees and greens.

    RCD tomorrow and the forecast is excellent.
    All the work was done last year for the open at Portstewart Glynn so it should have good, I'm going over next year as I've friends that are members there so looking forward to that. Patrick you guys need to get over there its class the courses the pubs and the people are spot on
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    Re: Northern Ireland gamble

    If you play a great course in winter, it's still great!
    A bit Old School, Taylor Made Woods & Ping Irons! Jetspeeds and i25s
    Scotty flat stick
    Somedays they behave, others less so!
    SLDR sitting in the garage to remind the driver, "he can be replaced!"

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