A view from behind the green of the 448 yards par 4, 10th hole ‘Dee’ which will play as the 12th hole in the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, Wirral, England. Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

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Irish Ladies Golf Union president Mary McKenna  presents Andy Whelan (president, Concra Wood Golf Club, Castleblaney)  with the victory pennant following their win in the 2013 Musgrave Crumlin Hospital All-Ireland Club Challenge  at the Oceanico Golf Resort, Algarve, Portugal. Also in the picture (from left) are Declan Smyth, Pat McNeill, Seamus Scally (Chairman, Musgrave Group), Joe Quinsey (Chief Executive, The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation) and Joe McGrath.

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