Newry, Mourne and Down Junior Summer Golf Trophy
Aug 15 2018 - Aug 17 2018
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Newry, Mourne and Down Junior Summer Golf Trophy see's golfers compete in this exciting new event.
On 15 – 17 August 2018 junior golfers will tee off at a new golf competition, the Newry, Mourne and Down Junior Summer Golf Trophy.
In addition to the overall competition which will be open to beginner, advanced and elite golfers both boys and girls, prizes will also be awarded in three age categories namely; under 18, under 16 and under 14. The junior golfers will play Kilkeel and Warrenpoint Golf Clubs, with the opportunity to qualify to play Royal County Down.
This exciting initiative has been organised by Newry, Mourne & Down District Council in conjunction with the Golfing Union of Ireland (Ulster Branch), Irish Ladies Golfing Union Ltd (Northern District) Royal County Down, Warrenpoint and Kilkeel Golf Clubs.
The Newry, Mourne and Down Junior Summer Golf Trophy 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.
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.
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.
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.