Promoting golf trips around the Premier County
Tipperary-based golf tour operator ‘teeing up’ Ireland at BMW PGA Championship in Wentworth
Tourism Ireland attended the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, in south-east England, over the past few days, to promote our world-class golf. Three tourism companies from Ireland – including Specialty Golf Trips (based in Clonmel) – joined Tourism Ireland at this important event in the golfing calendar.
One of the European Tour’s biggest golf competitions, the BMW PGA Championship attracts top players, thousands of spectators and international journalists each year – providing a fantastic platform to showcase our superb golf courses. As we begin to rebuild our overseas tourism business, promoting golf holidays in Ireland will be a focus for Tourism Ireland in Britain, and in other key markets around the world.
Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland’s Head of Great Britain, said: “Our presence at this year’s BMW PGA Championship is an excellent opportunity to remind golfers that Ireland offers some of the very best golf in the world, as well as spectacular scenery and fantastic experiences. We’re also taking every opportunity to highlight the fact that the Ryder Cup will take place at Adare Manor in 2027 and the recent announcement that The Open will return to Royal Portrush in 2025. Tourism Ireland will be pulling out all the stops once again to leverage the tourism potential of these prestigious sporting events, in Great Britain and in our other important golf markets.”