Inaugural Colm Horkan Memorial Virtual Golf Classic to take place in September

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Inaugural Colm Horkan Memorial Virtual Golf Classic to take place in September

Colm Horkan Memorial

In memory of their late friend and clubmate, Colm Horkan, Charlestown Sarsfields GAA Club have launched the inaugural Colm Horkan Memorial Virtual Golf Classic in association with B-pod.

The virtual golf event is open to golfers across Ireland and indeed anywhere in world, for teams of four players to register for the event and play their local course, or any course of their choice, between September 1st and September 30th 2021.

The top 25 teams from the event will qualify for the 18 hole final to be played at the prestigious K Club in 2022 and compete for the inaugural Colm Horkan Memorial Trophy as well as a chance to win a fantastic range of prizes which include:

  • Trip to Portugal (Faro) for 4 people including flights, 3 nights accommodation and a round of golf at an exclusive golf course in Villamoura.
  • Complimentary Four ball with lunch at the prestigious Adare Manor golf course
  • Complimentary Four ball on the award winning Carne Golf Links course with lunch in the Broadhaven Bay Hotel

More great prizes will be announced in the coming weeks.

Every team who enters the event will receive a special Colm Horkan Memorial Golf Classic momento for all four participating players.

To register for the event simply visit www.colmhorkanmemorialpitch.com/golfclassic The registration fee is €200 per team (including booking fee). All proceeds go towards the Colm Horkan Memorial Pitch & Community Walkways Project in memory of Garda Detective Colm Horkan who tragically lost his life in the line of duty in June 2020.

Commenting on the event Liam Breheny, Chairman, Charlestown Sarsfields GAA Club said: “We’re delighted to see the commencement of the inaugural Colm Horkan Memorial Golf Classic. It’s an event to be enjoyed throughout the month of September for both the casual and serious golfer with a chance to win some fantastic prizes. A

“ll funds raised from the event will bring us closer to realising the vision for the Colm Horkan Memorial Pitch & Community Walkways Project. We have been blown away by the goodwill shown and the offers of support from people, both locally, nationally and from the diaspora around the world for this project which has been heart warming and the development of the new pitch and community walkways in his honour will be a fitting legacy for the great man and a facility for the community to enjoy for generations to come – something I know he would be immensely proud of.”

For more information and to participate in the Colm Horkan Memorial Golf Classic visit www.colmhorkanmemoriapitch.com/golfclassic

If you are a business and looking to support the event and would like to come on board as a sponsor or support the event in any small way, please email us at colmhorkanmemorial@gmail.com for sponsorship opportunities.

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