Fergal O'Leary

Fergal hails from Dublin but lives in Boston. He’s a self-confessed golf course addict, who completed playing the Top 100 ranked courses in the United States in just 4 years at 28 years of age.

In August 2015, aged 32, Fergal became the youngest person and the first Irishman to play the World Top 100 ranked courses. He has a +1 handicap and is a proud member of Portmarnock Golf Club.

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Ohoopee Match Club 02/11/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
The land identified for the golf course just outside Cobbtown, GA was once a thriving onion farm within the Beaver Creek Farm plantation, and even the possible platform f...

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Greenbrier (Greenbrier) 27/10/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
While on property, I was successful in securing a personal guided tour of the original 18-hole routing that was created by Seth Raynor in 1924, and used in the 1979 Ryder...

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Greenbrier (Old White) 27/10/2019

3rd West Virginia - Best in Area
The restored Old White occupies a relatively flat piece of land, but the talents of CB Macdonald in 1914 (and subsequently by Seth Raynor in 1924) ensure a fine golfing e...

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Plainfield 25/10/2019

3rd New Jersey - Best in Area 56th USA Ranking 64th North America Ranking
This course is among the shortlist of Ross’ best work in the US. It is immensely enjoyable for the membership and provides a significant challenge for the PGA Tour when t...

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Arcadia Bluffs (South) 25/10/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
This location close to the shores of Lake Michigan has been significantly boosted by the addition of a second golf course at the already well-promoted Arcadia Bluffs Golf...

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Glens Falls 25/10/2019

26th New York - Best in Area
You can always tell when Donald Ross was on a property or not. Did he visit the land, walk the property, visualize the green-sites, experience the routing with his own ey...

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Hooper 25/10/2019

4th New Hampshire - Best in Area
This Wayne Stiles and John Van Kleek designed 9-hole course in Walpole, NH is one of the hidden gems in the northeast. The charming beauty of this property will capture y...

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Cape Arundel 25/10/2019

5th Maine - Best in Area
Golf in the state of Maine has a relatively short, but picturesque season. Cape Arundel’s profile has significantly improved in the past couple of years due to its inclus...

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Arcola 25/10/2019

32nd New Jersey - Best in Area
Perched high up in a glorious setting, the vista from the Arcola clubhouse offers arguably the most spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline. On a clear day, there is no...

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Golden Horseshoe (Gold) 04/10/2019

8th Virginia - Best in Area
It’s fitting to have a historical golf club in such a historical part of the United States. I didn’t realise that so many world-famous golf trophies were designed at this...

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Royal New Kent 04/10/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
I recently had the pleasure of playing this gem, and what a surprise it was. The course had gone downhill and fallen somewhat from grace, but thanks to the passion of sev...

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Sheshan International 04/10/2019

5th China Ranking 25th Asia Ranking
I played the course the day after the final round of the Asian-Pacific Amateur Championship in a shotgun event, so it’s fitting to state how pristine the playing conditio...

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Ayodhya Links 04/10/2019

1st Central Thailand - Best in Area 1st Thailand Ranking 11th Asia Ranking
An hour north of the bustling city of Bangkok, a club exists that is owned by several corporations with the largest shareholder being a gentleman named Chairman Pitak Int...

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Hirono 29/09/2019

1st Kinki (Kansai) - Best in Area 1st Japan Ranking 1st Asia Ranking 32nd World Ranking
On January 1st, 2019, Hirono was closed for renovations. On October 1st, 2019, it will reopen, but will be closed on Mondays and Fridays until end of June 2020. For Asia’...

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Naruo 29/09/2019

2nd Kinki (Kansai) - Best in Area 4th Japan Ranking 6th Asia Ranking 89th World Ranking
The first golf shot I ever hit in the country of Japan was in September 2010 on the first tee at Naruo GC. What a treat! Although I’ve been to Japan 5 times in total at t...

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Yokohama (West) 29/09/2019

1st Kanto - Best in Area 3rd Japan Ranking 5th Asia Ranking
When I first visited this club in 2017, the Coore renovations were almost complete. You can tell from my previous review that I was (and still am) a huge fan of this layo...

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