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With our most recent competition winner, Darragh Curran having just returned from an historic visit to Augusta National, a trip to the 2020 Masters is up for grabs for those competing at any event in the Irish Golfer series again this year.

The Irish Golfer event series returns with a bang this Saturday with the forecast looking balmy for event one at Baltray which is the first our 14 events nationwide and we’ve got some extra space that has just come available, so BOOK NOW.

Competitions are singles stableford and are open to all with a GUI/ILGU handicap.

With over €5,000 worth of prizes up for grabs at each event, live scoring and first tee announcements for all players, don’t miss your chance to be part of the ultimate Tour experience.

Category winners from each event qualify for the Tournament of Champions – Grand Final on the Palmer Ryder Cup Course at the K Club with one winner on the day crowned Grand Champion for 2019.

One lucky participant from the event series will also be selected at random during our Grand Final to win a trip of a lifetime to the 2020 US Masters.

“It was unbelievable, just different gravy altogether, fantastic,” said Darragh Curran who has only returned from his winning trip to Augusta.

“When someone rings to tell you that you’ve won a trip to the Masters, it’s hard to believe them. I didn’t even remember entering as we played the event in Killarney in May! I was waiting for somebody to laugh down the phone but suddenly it was real.

“It was absolutely awesome and I’m so grateful to everyone at Irish Golfer Events for giving me the opportunity.”

If you’re interested in getting involved in one of our 14 events this year, here’s all you need to know:

Playing Categories

Category #1- GENTS – Handicap from Up to 11

Category #2- GENTS – Handicap 12-24

Category #3LADIES – Handicap up to 36

Select one of our events HERE and click on the ‘Book Now’ button. You can book as a single player, or with friends and payment is taken in full at the time of booking for the number of players booked. You can book to play in as many events as you wish but full payment will be taken at the time of booking.

Prizes at each event

All entrants will receive a goodie bag on check-in which includes a free custom fit voucher worth €50 for McGuirks Golf, a sleeve of 3 Srixon AD333 Tour golf balls, a copy of Irish Golfer Magazine and other goodies. There are over €5,000 worth of fantastic prizes on offer at each event in addition to the qualifiers for the Grand Final so there is plenty to play for;

1st Place in Category – TaylorMade M5Driver (Cat 1) / M6 Driver (Cat 2) / Kalea Ladies Driver (Cat 3)

2nd Place in Category – TaylorMade M5 3-Wood (Cat 1) / M6 3-Wood (Cat 2) / Kalea Ladies 3-Wood (Cat 3)

3rd Place in Category – TaylorMade Hi-Toe Wedge (Cat 1) / Hi-Toe Wedge (Cat 2) / Kalea Ladies 4-Hybrid (Cat 3)

There is also a Best Gross prize of a GolfBuddy LR7 Rangefinder and there are Nearest the Pin / Longest Drive and Novelty Game Prizes too.

Nature Valley Order of Merit

If you don’t qualify automatically for the Grand Final as one of the 42 category winners from one of the 14 events, you can always qualify through the Nature Valley Order of Merit. Your best 4 scores across the year will be counted and the Top-10 players not already qualified for the Grand Final will claim a place at the K Club in October.

The two Best Gross scores from the season not already qualified for the Grand Final will also progress to the K Club in October where the field will be made up of 40 players vying for the title of Irish Golfer Grand Champion 2018.

Masters Trip Prize

Every time you enter an Irish Golfer Event you will receive a Masters draw ticket, just for taking part. On the evening of our Grand Final, we will conduct a raffle of all players that have competed at our events in 2019 and that person will win a 3-day trip including flights, accommodation & 2020 Masters tickets (Tuesday Practice Day & Wednesday, Par 3 competition)

Reminder – There are still limited spots available for our season opener this Saturday at Baltray. With the weather set for blue skies and sunny, what better way to tee off your Easter weekend?

If you have any queries or wish to be added to our mailing list for event updates contact Irish Golfer on or call the events team on 01 5036090 / 5036099

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