Home of world championship golfers, NI has some of the best golf courses where champions were raised and skills perfected. It is that time again where golf season will be returning and this time it is the Annaul NI Open for its fifth year and the Irish Open making a return for its third year.

The Irish Open which is hosted by Rory Foundation will take place for the very first time at Portstewart Golf Club from July 6th – 9th 2017.

After a remarkable 2016 championship at the K Club, Kildare where Rory McIlroy produced two unbelievable shots in the last three holes to secure his victory, the host will defend his title as the Irish Open will be in his country Northern Ireland for the third time in six years.

Set on Ulster’s stunning Causeway Coast, Portstewart features three 18-hole layouts, with the Des Giffin-designed Strand Course – which will host the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open – considered the jewel in the crown.

There will be activities available to the public  in the Tented Village, there will be the Main Scoreboard, Big Screen, Show Stage, public catering outlets, Interactive zone, Official Merchandise Area, Interactive golf areas and Exhibitors.

The Northern Ireland Open has returned for its fifth year. The annual national professional tournament returns to Galgorm Castle, Ballymena from Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th August 2017. The NI Open is not just a golf event, rather a Golf Tournament for all the family!  The NI Open is one of the best supports events on the European Challenge Tour’s international schedule, it is the second tier of men’s professional gold in Europe and the final stepping stone to the ‘big time’ of world golf.  

With plenty of activities to do such as the Food Festival showcases, displaying the best local produce. Part of the NI Open Village will also include a range of exhibitors, live music, a bar and the Tournament Scoreboard.  The Interactive Zone will offer free gold lessons that families can partake in and the chance to try your hand at Pitch & Putt on Galgorm’s Fun Golf Area.


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