I made a return visit to Slieve Russell, in Co. Cavan, for this edition and I took my dad along for the day... and a round of golf blessed by glorious sunshine. There's no doubt that there's a 'hidden gem' feel to the place - a bizarre quirk given the exceptional quality of this big parkland experience - but for those who have played here they know full well just how good it is.
Considering the volume of maintenance that goes into the course, that is no surprise.
Here are a few photos I took on the day. It should
whet the appetite sufficiently! The article starts on Page 72.
|The view back down the par four 2nd (Index 1).|
|Green to fairway on the elevating apr four 3rd.|
|Views over the 4th green|
|Approach to the par five 6th, idyllic Irish countryside beyond.|
|The excellent par three 11th.|
|The water-laced par four 12th.|
|After a length curving route around Lough Rudd, this is dad hitting|
in to the par five 13th.