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WATCH: Behind the scenes at Ballyliffin ahead of the Irish Open

By Adam McKendry

Excitement for the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation is starting to build with the tournament less than a month away.

The world's top stars such as defending champion Jon Rahm, tournament host Rory McIlroy, Ryder Cup stars Rafa Cabrera Bello and Matthew Fitzpatrick, and local stars Graeme McDowell, Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry will all be looking to master Ballyliffin Golf Club in Donegal.

The world-famous links feature some spectacular scenery, beautiful architecture and some of the best holes in all of golf.

Ahead of the tournament, the European Tour have released a behind-the-scenes video that follows a day in the life of Ballyliffin's head greenskeeper Andy Robertson.

The video gives you a true sense of what the golfers will have to combat at Ballyliffin - from the rugged terrain to the rolling fairways, to the deep bunkers and the picturesque setting of one of Ireland's most northerly golf courses.

It's going to be a fantastic week at Ballyliffin, and this video gives you just a small taste of what can be expected at this year's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

Take a look for yourself below!

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