Each year, the cream of the Irish golf community in the tristate area converge on this monster of a golf course to compete for the right to be crowned the Irish Open Champion.
Last year’s winner, Dublin native Dave Massey, is considered one of the favorites to bring home the title, although Westmeath’s Paul Kiernon and Kerry’s Brendan Foley, who usually put in a strong showing, may have a thing or two to say about that.
Dublin’s Paul Coughlan and Donegal’s Cahal McMonagle will renew their rivalry in the Scratch competition. Coughlan narrowly won last year’s epic after a three-hole playoff.
Last year’s innovative electronic scoring system will be in place again, with a few modifications to make it feel even more like a PGA experience.
The Irish Echo has again showed its commitment to supporting this event by sponsoring the wonderful array of crystal trophies for the winners.
All those interested in competing should complete this form, click here and send it in as soon as possible, as spots are filling up quickly. [To download the form, follow the link, and then click on the arrow at the bottom of the window. Choose “create PDF,” then click on Page 49.] For more information on the Irish Open, contact John Foley at 212-868-0842.
The Seaview Marriott are offering special rates for the Irish Open if reserved before May 4th. Please call 1-800-800-5705 for suite reservation and be sure to mention the Irish Open when booking.