Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th August 2017
Galgorm Castle, Ballymena

Event Info

The Northern Ireland Open, Northern Ireland’s annual professional golf tournament returns to Galgorm Castle, Ballymena from Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th August 2017 and is truly a Golf Tournament for all the Family! In 2015 & 2016 over 39,000 visitors flocked to the event.

The NI Open is part of the European Challenge Tour’s international schedule, the second tier of men’s professional golf in Europe and the final stepping-stone to the ‘big time’ of world golf. The NI Open attracts a strong contingent of Irish European Tour players such as Michael Hoey, Damien McGrane and Gareth Maybin, rising European Challenge Tour stars Chris Selfridge, Cormac Sharvin and Ruaidhri McGee, plus rookie professionals Gavin Moynihan, Gary Hurley and Ballymena’s very own Dermot McElroy, plus a host of former European Tour winners

The NI Open Food Festival was introduced in 2014 and formed part of Tourism NI’s Year of Food and Drink 2016, showcasing the best of local produce to a wide audience! The Food Festival forms part of the NI Open Village which also includes a wide range of Exhibitors, Live Music, Golf Art Exhibition, the Village Bar and the Tournament Scoreboard.

New for 2016 was the Interactive Zone, which provided something for all the family. The Interactive Zone offers FREE golf lessons for all and the opportunity to try your hand at Pitch & Putt on the new Fun Golf Area. For the young ones, the Kids Fun Area provides plenty of activities to keep everyone happy. Stay tuned for exciting news as 2017 progresses. The event will remain FREE to enter and online registration will be available in due course.

Some Stats from NI Open 2016!

156
Competitors in Field
-19
Winning Score
39721
Total Spectators
100%
Family Fun Event

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Year of Food and Drink 2016

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The 2017 Northern Ireland Open

The 2017 Northern Ireland Open

Jan 23 2017

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Sep 16 2016

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2016 NI Open Official Programme

2016 NI Open Official Programme

Aug 19 2016

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Kiwi Fox wins Tayto Northern Ireland Open, in partnership with Ulster Bank

Jul 31 2016

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 Galgorm Castle Golf Club, Galgorm Road Ballymena, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

028 2564 6161

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