Highland TV: Irish Open Update with Ballyliffin GM John Farren

TEEING OFF:John Farren, General Manager of Ballyliffin Golf Club, Barry Funston, Chief Executive of the Rory Foundation, Simon Alliss, the European Tour's Championship Director of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Dubai Duty Free, Des Smyth, Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Tournament Ambassador and Martin Donnelly, Business Development Manager of Failte Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Prepartions for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin Golf Club ramps up in the coming weeks as the main build around the venue starts to take shape.

The club have been working hard on staging the event since the announcement was made last year and now the plans and procedures will be put into full motion.

Wednesday was Media Day at the course where the European Tour announced a four year extension of the Irish Open and Dubai Duty Free partnership.

Highland's Oisin Kelly caught up with Ballyliffin General Manager John Farren to get the low down on what will be happening next..