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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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 35th 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 96th 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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Tokyo 29/09/2019

2nd Kanto - Best in Area 5th Japan Ranking 8th Asia Ranking
I first visited Tokyo Golf Club in 2010 and I remember walking upstairs in the clubhouse to the library room and seeing the Gil Hanse design drawings for the Asaka greens...

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Gulph Mills 13/08/2019

17th Pennsylvania - Best in Area
Like so many golden age classics, the timeline of architects is convoluted with many cooks in the kitchen all serving different dishes. Generally understood, the first 7...

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Westhampton 13/08/2019

59th New York - Best in Area
This course gets a lot of well-deserved high praise subsequent to the most recent restoration by Gil Hanse in 2009. It is one of Raynor’s first efforts from 1915 and coul...

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Southampton 13/08/2019

30th New York - Best in Area
Given that the architect is buried in the nearby Southampton Cemetery, this special place in New York heralds some of the most sought-after terrain anywhere in the world....

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East Hampton 13/08/2019

33rd New York - Best in Area
With the two nines on either side of a main road, both looking completely different from each other in topography, surroundings and design, it is understandable to ponder...

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Davenport 04/08/2019

1st Iowa - Best in Area
The skills of Charles Hugh Alison graced a few sites throughout North America, but arguably the best of the lot is at Davenport Country Club which truly took my breath aw...

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Cedar Rapids 04/08/2019

2nd Iowa - Best in Area
There’s a growing dialogue across the country that the state of Iowa is becoming a “must play” golfing destination. It’s been well documented in the past two years that t...

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Harvester 04/08/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
Just northeast of Des Moines, this Keith Foster layout is now a truly private club following several years after opening as a public golf course. Keith was brought back i...

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Denver 04/08/2019

5th Colorado - Best in Area
The mile-high city is blessed with a great golfing canvas inside of the city limits. Denver Country Club’s original 9-hole course was located inside of a horse racetrack,...

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