Actor Bill Murray Helps Showcase Irish Golf Courses
Actor Bill Murray is visiting Ireland this week, filming a new season of a golf travel documentary series called The Links Life, which will air on YouTube and other major streaming platforms and showcase some of Ireland's most well-known golf courses.
Viewers will see Murray, who is joined by the show's presenter, author Tom Coyne, play golf at a number of courses around Ireland, including Druids Glen, the O'Meara course at Carton House, Carne Golf Links, Portsalon, the new St. Patrick's Links course at Rosapenna, Cruit Island, Narin & Portnoo, Enniscrone, Connemara, Galway Bay Golf Resort and Ballybunion. Filming for the series is supported by Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.
A Key Element
Tourism Ireland said that publicity and broadcasts such as this are a key element of its programme of activity to keep Ireland front and centre in the minds of future visitors from the US and elsewhere around the world.
Tourism Ireland Chief Executive Statement
Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons stated, "We are delighted to support the filming of The Links Life featuring Bill Murray. It is a really great way to showcase Ireland and some of our top golf courses. Our aim is to remind viewers that Ireland offers some of the very best golf in the world, as well as spectacular scenery and fantastic experiences. The episodes filmed here will help ensure that Ireland stays ‘top of mind’ among golfers in the US and elsewhere around the world."
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