“It’s a funny feeling seeing the trees you put in the ground as saplings now being felled as mature trees” –Anthony Gillis


After a lifetime of work, Cork Golf Club wishes course superintendent Anthony Gillis the best in his retirement after 54 years of working on the course.

Anthony has been with the club since 1964 where he started working planting trees and repairing divots at the age of 14 and then progressed through several roles until he became the course superintendent.

Anthony’s skills, hard work and attention to detail have been the driving force behind the courses impeccable reputation, which has been praised by members, visitors and professionals both locally and internationally throughout Anthony’s career.

All at Cork Golf Club wish Anthony a long and happy retirement.