*Sarah Cunningham competing for Lahinch in the All-Ireland Senior Cup Finals in 2018. Photograph: Pat Cashman Photography Sarah Cunningham was eleven years old when she first started playing golf, almost two decades on she is still driving, pitching, wedging and putting and cannot see a future without the sport.
Dubai Duty Free Irish Open
*Paul O’Connell. Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images Having The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Lahinch is the sporting event the Mid-West has needed according to former Irish rugby captain, Paul O’Connell.
Over the past decade a surge in Japanese visitors to Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy has been visible and organisers are expecting their strong presence to remain for the years to come as Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann expands across the world.
*Martin Kaymer. Photograph: Getty Images Martin Kaymer is the latest Major winner to confirm his participation at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open which takes place at Lahinch Golf Club from July 4th – 7th.
*Seamus Power. Photograph: Getty Images Irish Olympian Seamus Power will make his first appearance on home soil in six years when the USA-based star plays in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch Golf Club from July 4-7.
*Paul McGinley, who pictured at Lahinch Golf Club. Photograph: Brian Arthur. Lahinch Golf Club hosting The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is estimated to be worth €15 million to the West Clare economy and the European Tour event is going to leave it’s mark on the county in more ways than one.
*Thorbjørn Olesen. Photograph: Getty Images Danish trio, Thorbjørn Olesen, Lucas Bjerregaard and Thomas Bjørn are the latest additions to a strong field for July’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open which takes place at Lahinch Golf Club.
*Paul McGinley & Ian Poulter in Ryder Cup action. Photograph: Getty Images Ian Poulter will make his first appearance in the Republic of Ireland in 13 years when he tees off at Lahinch Golf Club for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this July.