Newry Mourne and Down Junior Summer Golf Trophy
Aug 15 2018 - Aug 17 2018
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The Newry, Mourne and Down Summer Trophy is a three day golf tournament.
The Newry, Mourne and Down Junior Summer Trophy will be open to all golfers both boys and girls under 18 years of ages.
The tournament will provide junior golfers both boys and girls of all ages and ability with outstanding opportunities to experience great competitions, on wonderful courses, at top class venues with the aim to develop junior golf.
In addition to the overall competition prizes will be awarded in age categories, under 18, under 16, under 14 and under 12. Junior golfers will play Kilkeel and Warrenpoint Golf Clubs, with the opportunity to qualify to play Royal County Down. A flag competition will run concurrently with the competitions in Kilkeel and Warrenpoint. Prizes will be awarded in the flag competition based on age.
It is open to boys and girls under 10 years of age and to any golfer under 18 without an official handicap.
Golfers will start on the 10th Tee and in 25 shots see how far they can get. After the flag competition the club professionals will host a clinic for all participants.
About the courses
Warrenpoint Golf Club is an 18 hole parkland course situated in an area renowned for its natural beauty, surrounded by the Mourne Mountains and Carlingford Lough, it is ranked as one of the top Parkland Courses in Northern Ireland.
Kilkeel Golf Club located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, situated at the foot of the Mourne Mountains opened its new 18-hole championship course in 1993. This course is suitable for golfers of all standards.
Royal County Down who has played host too many great tournaments and matches is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings in the Murlough Nature Reserve. It is currently ranked the number one course in the world by Golf Digest and was the venue for the 2015 Irish Open.
Both Kilkeel and Warrenpoint golf clubs have hosted major amateur championships and have a proud history in developing junior golfers and are delighted to support the 2018 Newry, Mourne & Down Junior Summer Trophy.