KPMG have been announced as sponsor of Irish Kids Golf Tour for the 2018 season. Irish Kids Golf Tour offer professionally conducted competitions for both boys and girls aged 13 years and under, that help develop players both on and off the golf course. The aim of the tour is to prepare kids for competitive golf.
Established in 2017 by Slieve Russel Hotel, Golf & Country Club Head PGA Professional, Gordon Smyth, and Co-Founder, Ciaran Cahill, Irish Kids Golf Tour provide an event setting for junior golfers to compete in a safe and enjoyable environment on some of Ireland’s best golf courses. As part of the sponsorship, KPMG will provide goodie bags and branded caps to all the 600 participants at this year’s events. During the five competitions, event competitors, will also receive products from Titleist, Keeling’s Fruit, Golfbar and Irish Golf Magazine.
Irish Kids Tour aims to grow the game of golf in Ireland among the 6-13-year-old girls and boys age group. The tour comprises of four provincial events and an All-Ireland event running in July and August with participants taking part in their respective age category with each event also a stand-alone single day event.
Speaking at the announcement of KPMG becoming the sponsor of Irish Kids Golf Tour, Slieve Russell Hotel & Golf Country Club Head PGA Professional, Gordon Smyth said: “We are proud to have a global company like KPMG as the sponsor of Irish Kids Golf Tours, KPMG’s continued investment in young Irish talent and their support for the Irish Kids Golf Tour is most welcome in growing the game of golf in Ireland.”
Ciaran Cahill, Co-Founder, Irish Kids Golf Tour added: “KPMG’s sponsorship in golf is well documented particularly with their support of Irish golfers Paul Dunne and Leona & Lisa Maguire, to have them support Golf in Ireland at this grass root level is fantastic. We are tremendously thankful to the five World-class Golf Clubs who have been most supportive to the tour and to our many partners who have supplied the kids with some amazing gifts at each event.”
Each competition will have live scoring and caddy bibs for the competitor’s caddies to provide an event experience from start to finish.
2018 venues are outlined below:
Ulster: Slieve Russell Resort – June 17th 2018
Leinster: Mount Juliet Resort – July 2nd 2018
Connaught: Co Sligo GC – July 19th 2018
Munster: Fota Island Resort – August 13th 2018
All Ireland: K Club – August 22nd 2018
For further information visit the website on www.irishkidsgolftour.com