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TGJ Podcast: Episode 34

Royal Portrush

TGJ Podcast: Episode #34

Light / Dark

“Peter Dawson had a eureka moment where it was more or less, ‘You know we could do this, but you might not like it. It would involve making two new holes.’ And we went, ‘What?!’”

Wilma Erskine

After 68 years, the Open Championship has finally returned to Royal Portrush and Northern Ireland. Host Tom Coyne sits down with Dr. Richard Haslam of Saint Joseph’s University to explore the politics of the area that contributed to the Open’s absence, then he’s joined by “The Boss” of Royal Portrush, Wilma Erskine, to discuss how her club returned to the rota. It’s one part history lesson, one part preview and 100 percent Irish.