Saturday, January 14, 2012
Ballybunion - Home of the 2006 Ryder Cup...
[Photo: Ballybunion Old's lethal par three 15th]
Seriously! This morning at my local coffee shop I picked up a book - 1000 places to visit before you die - and discovered that the 2006 Ryder Cup was held at Ballybunion... apparently.
I'm sure Ballybunion will be delighted by the promotion, although I can see some odd expressions on the faces of staff when someone turns up asking for the Ryder Cup tour. On the other hand, the K Club might be somewhat dismayed... then again, if the author/s can make such an obvious error (as well as promoting Tinakilly House in Co. Wicklow as one of its 1000 places) I don't think many people will be taking the book too seriously.
[Photo: Ballybunion Old's 10th green, taken from the 7th tee]