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Golf tourism has been valued at some US$30 billion with over 50 million golf tourists travelling the world to play on some of the estimated 40,000 courses and Northern Ireland is ideally situated to capture a larger slice of this lucrative market due to our excellent golf product in terms of courses and venues, the extremely high profile of our top golfers and the ever-increasing portfolio of golf events being hosted here. his year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open golf championship at Portstewart was a resounding success, showcasing yet another of our top courses, the fantastic coa 7F66VW'rFR'F67B@gW'FW"&6r'FW&&VN( 2&WWFF2vbFW7FFvF7V7FF"V&W'2b"S3@GFVFrFRWfVBBWv&G2bS֖ƖfWvrFRFW&VBFVWf6&VBFRv&Rvǒ6FfRW7W&Rf 'G7FWv'BB'FW&&VBv06WfVBFw&VBVffV7B6W6Wv67BBvV26V6vF7W'Bg&FW&667FvVB7WW& '&bWfVr7FfFW2BWfVG2FP&VFRFvv6FFVBgW'FW VVVBbVFW'FVBBF7W&Rf F6R&VBGW&rFRVWfVBvVV6RV6֗7G2fRWBFRFVFV6֖27BFR&FW"b *3֖Ɩf"FR6V6גfWrvVV2FW"vRBFW"vǐ7V66W76gV'FW&&VBVWfVB@vv&67FRv6&VwV&ǒGG&7G07V7FF"V&W'2FR&FW"bC7W'&VFǒG2fgFV"FR'FW&ग&VBV2RbFR&W7B7W'FV@WfVG2FRWW&V6VvRFW.( 0FW&F66VGVR&FvF&V6&@GFVF6W2BFWFbfVB76&VB'vv&&W6'BB7F0V.( 2WfVB6fVGW&VBWrf&BFRfF6W&W2b6*ֆR7G&WF6W2VFrFG&F2fRFW&V@( 6FWB7VF( gW'FW"'&BWrG&6'fVBWB`vBg&RbFRFvVBG&VW2BFPF&VFvW2BfVGW&rvW'g&FP62vN( 26W6Wv2vV2Ɩ2FvRbF&W2v26WfVGW&RvbVGVBW7W&RFRVF6V&ǒ6FVW2F&Rvf"'FW&ग&VBBvBvR6WfW&vRg&F20f&bFW&62FVFǒV&W2&RVRG&fVFRv&BFFvFvbFFW"7'BB2VFR6ǐFRv&N( 27BV7&FfR7'G2&VFV@G&fV&WBvbFW&62&VVfVVBB6PU2C3&ƖvFfW"S֖Ɩv`FW&7G2G&fVƖrFRv&BF6PbFRW7FFVBC6W'6W2'FW&&VB2FVǒ6GVFVBF6GW&R&vW"6Ɩ6RbF2V7&FfR&W@GVRFW"W6VVBvb&GV7BFW&2`6W'6W2BfVVW2FRWG&VVǒv&fRbW"FvfW'2BFRWfW,*Ц7&V6r'FfƖbvbWfVG2&Vp7FVBW&R@FR6vf66RbvBF26Ff"FPvRb'FW&&VBW"V6ג@FW&6'F7V"6VBB&PVFW&W7FFVBFW&2bG&frFW&6Цf'v&B'FW&&VBvRfRFFW"7G&VwF2BvbFW&626W'FǐRbF6RगB26vǒV7&FfRBVFg&VFǒf&bFW&6W"7Frbvn( 2FW7B"2p֖r66W"&WfW2&VF7F2f &'G'W67FrFRV#fRFVFfVBV6֖2v'Fb&V@*3s֖ƖFFRV6גआvWfW"bvRFFR7B&V6V@fwW&W2f&Rf"FRVvVBv2@&G&FRCWFFW&VB#bFW6rFRWfVBFVƗfW&VBFR&Vv`*3֖ƖV6֖2&VVfBF66FBW7V6ǒvVFW7FF&WFp&VVfG2&R6fwW&VBG'Vǒ7&VF&P'GVGf"'G'W6B'FW&ग&VBFW&Vf&RvbFW&62RbFR7@V7&FfRf&2bFW&66&VBFFW"GW2bFW&7G2v`FW&7G27VB6vf6Fǒ&RFV f6F2G6ǒ,*2FW22V6@&R&RFW&7B&WBFF&vWBगB2BW7BFRVFFR7BGW&pFRVWfVBFBv'&rFRVvPV6֖2FfFVB'WBFRvW"FW&ЧFW&6FVFF&VvFRf7BVF6fW&vRBW7W&RFBFR6W'6RFP66VW'BFR&Vv&V6VfW2FW&67W'&VFǒWG2&WfVVRg&Цvbf6F'2B *33Rb֖ƖW"V"FN( 0vFWBFRVvR&7Bb7FrFW&VBFR66RbFRV FVVBFR&6V6W'FV'2vR6&6RFFR666vRfR&fV'FW&&VB&V6VBV'2FBvR67B"66PWfVG2FWG&VVǒvWfVvFFPƖW2bFRv&N( FƖBFRv&BƖ6PBf&RvW2FFFF6RfW'7V66W76gV&6VvbWfVG2B&'G'W6&6VGFvB7@&V6VFǒ'G7FWv'B7V67V66W76gVWfVBvVVB2@vRVF6VBFRv&7FvRB0VVB&fFRFRV&W2'GVG`7Frvn( 27B&W7FvW2WfVB( 2FPV#RbFRWFffW&V6W2F0FRvFFRV26VBF&6VWfVG22FBBv'&rV6vW W&6VFvRbfW'6V2FW&Ff6F'0FW"6&W2BFRVF6fW&vRv&PWfVvW"BgW'FW"&V6rv&&62vFVGVvFW&r6RB&Vǒ0FRFWfW&vRF2vǒFgVǒ&W70FW6RV6R'GVFW2FRV6֖2&VVfG2&RFVFǐV&W22r2vR&R&VGF6FƗ6RBFR&vBvvn( 2V66'F7V"v6v66P'G'W6B'FW&&VBFFRv&@BbvR6V'&6RBvFFR6R7&@BvV6RFBv26vǒWfFVBf FW"WfVG2B&V6VBV'2ƖRFR&6V( 2BƖRvRvFW76VBf"FRv&N( FƖ'F7V"FVvR666Ɨ66WFrG'Vǒ7V6f"W"FW&6@7FƗGGW7G'W&RFB6&VFfFVG2f"FV6FW2F6RFW&R&R2f"WFF&VRWrFV0FR'F67BgVVVB'FRW6֖p#V'F7V"BvbFW&6@w&vrFW&6FW&W7BvVW&ǒGvbFW6RVBFV6WW2&PBR7F"&W'FW2vFgV7f6ƗFW2@FR&Vvb#&VG&66GV6`vR&R6W&W2&WB&W76rvbFW&6ЧvRVVB&RvVBFVf6ƗFW2v`FW&7G2&Rv7VB&WBFP&Vv2vW&RW"F6W'6W2&R6FVB&Ff"&R6fVV6RB֖G&fVf"W"f6F'2'WB6FVVWFR7VBFR&Vv2FB&fFRFPGG&7FBFW6W'fR&RbFRV6֖0&VVfBFB&W7VG2आvǒV6W&vrFW&Vf&RF6VRF0rVrwwr'W6W76f'7FƖR6Vc