Northern Ireland to host U.S. Kids Golf Summer Tournament

Jun 10 2018 - Aug 12 2018
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The Demesne Windsor Avenue, Lurgan, County Armagh,
Ms Zoe Allen

The U.S. Kids Summer Golf Tour comprises 8 events for boys and girls from 5 to 14 years.

After the great success of the first U.S. Kids Golf North of Ireland local tour, it will host another tournament this Summer.

About the tournaments
U.S. Kids Golf Local Tours provide boys and girls, aged from 5 to 14, with the opportunity to advance their golf experience in competition with players of similar ages. Courses are setup tailored to the abilities of each age group. Kids can gain their first exposure of competitive golf, with the added incentive of earning Priority Status for Championship Events. In Europe that means the opportunity to compete at the European Championships in Scotland or qualify to compete at the World Championship, held each year in Pinehurst.

The Summer Tour comprises of 8 events for boys and girls from 5 to 14 years of age. There will be an Order of Merit for those playing in 4 or more events and a special Local Tour Championship event as a finale.
New Venues
Some new venues have been added to the U.S. Kids Golf North of Ireland Summer Local Tour schedule including Castlerock, Massereene, Bangor and Spa Golf Club which will host the Tour Championship. The tour also returns to some of the popular venues that attracted players from Scotland and all across Ireland including Ballycastle, Galgorm Castle Ballymena, Allen Park Antrim and Lurgan.

The Summer Local Tour starts at Castlerock followed with a double header weekend with events planned for Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June at two fantastic courses, Ballycastle providing the links challenge and Lurgan the parkland challenge. The tour continues with a double header at Allen Park Antrim and Galgorm Castle Ballymena over the weekend 30th June - 1st July. The remaining events take the tour to Bangor and Massereene before finishing at the Spa Golf Club with the Tour Championship.

Each event will be run to US Kids standards including:
•Specific course layout designed for the age group and gender
•Online Competitor entry
•Pre Tournament registration at each venue
•Caddies, parents are encouraged to caddy and Caddy bibs are available. Players age 8 and under must have a caddie at all times
•Rules officials
•Official Scorers
•Online results

Tournament Dates
Castlerock Golf Club - Sunday 10 June
Ballycastle Golf Club - Saturday 23 June
Lurgan Golf Club - Sunday 24 June
Allen Park Golf Club - Saturday 30 June
Galgorm Golf Club - Sunday 1 July
Bangor Golf Club - Sunday 8 July
Massereene Golf Club - Sunday 15 July
Spal Golf Club - Sunday 12 August

Registration for all tournaments are now open and will close 5 days before the event.

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