South West Ireland is a true Mecca for golfers, hosting many of the world’s most renowned links golf courses inculding Ballybunion, Waterville and Tralee. Recently, Worldwide Golf Shops and our partners over at Golfbreaks.com teamed up to host The Ireland Golf Vacation Sweepstakes. Many entered to win a chance to play these iconic courses alongside their closest buddies, all while staying in luxury at the Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa, but only one could win. Through all the anticipation, the winner of the Ireland trip has been chosen.
Congratulations to the winner of the Ireland Sweepstakes, Adam Howley!
Adam and three lucky friends will experience five rounds of golf at Old Course Ballybunion, Waterville Golf Course, Tralee Golf Course, Looks Golf Course and Killeen Course at Killarney Golf Club in South West Ireland. All while enjoying a seven-night stay at Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa.
Before we send Adam on his way to his golf trip of a lifetime, we wanted to get to know him better:
Where do you live? Beverly, MA
- How long have you been playing golf and what is your handicap? I’ve been playing for 20 years and my handicap is 12.4.
- What did you score on your best ever round and where were you playing? 78 at The Meadow at Peabody in Peabody Massachusetts.
- What is your home club? The Meadow at Peabody.
- What is your favorite golf vacation destination? Locally, Cape Cod – for easy getaways, Florida.
- And where would you like to go/play if money was no object? Everywhere.
- Where did you last go on golf vacation and when did you go? Last golf vacation was to Cape Cod in the Spring of ’17.
- Who is your favorite current player? Rickie Fowler.
- Who would be in your all-time best 4 ball? Boston sports based – Tom Brady, Nomar Garciaparra and Ray Bourque.
- What is the most amusing thing that you have seen on a golf course? My friend John Kelly is always amusing on the course.
- What is your favorite post round drink and snack? Newburyport Brewing Melt Away IPA.
Special thanks to our partners over at Golfbreaks.com for putting on this amazing contest and to all that entered in for an opportunity to win. Once again, congratulations to our winner, Adam Howley! For customized golf vacation plans, packages and advice, be sure to visit our partners and golf vacation specialists at Golfbreaks.com.