Past Winners

2013 Daan Huizing (Netherlands)

Huizing defeated 2008 Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson (England) in a sudden-death playoff to claim his first professional victory. Watch highlights from Huizing’s win here


2014 Joakim Lagergren (Sweden)

Lagergren shot an opening round of 62 setting a new course record which still stands. His impressive wire to wire victory did not come easy and he has to produce a fine up and down on the 72nd green for birdie to secure his maiden European Challenge Tour title. Watch highlights from Lagergren’s win here


2015 Clement Sordet (France)

In only his fourth professional start, Clement Sordet claimed his maiden victory in impressive style. The young Frenchman trailed by two going into the final round but hit the front around the turn and never wavered with a flawless back nine to finish 17 under par. Watch highlights here


2016 Ryan Fox (New Zealand)

Olympics-bound New Zealander Ryan Fox equalled the Galgorm Castle Golf Club course record as he stormed to victory at the Tayto Northern Ireland Open in partnership with Ulster Bank. His nine under par 62 equalled Joakim Lagergren’s score in the 2014 edition of the Northern Ireland Open, but Fox threatened to go one better down the closing stretch as he secured his second European Challenge Tour title. Watch highlights here


2017 Robin Sciot-Siegrist (France)

Robin Sciot-Siegrist came through 30 holes of golf – plus a shootout play-off hole – to claim a maiden European Challenge Tour title at the Galgorm Resort & Spa Northern Ireland Open presented by Modest! Golf. A dramatic final day, nicknamed ‘Shootout Sunday,’ was a series of six hole head-to-head stroke play matches, with the left-handed Sciot-Siegrist coming through five rounds to win, ultimately defeating Alessandro Tadini by two strokes in the final at Galgorm Castle.Watch highlights here


2018 Callum Hill (Scotland)

Calum Hill soared up the leaderboard with a closing 64 to claim his maiden European Challenge Tour title in dramatic fashion at the Galgorm Resort & Spa NI Open, presented by Modest! Golf. The Scot started the day four shots behind overnight co-leaders Scott Henry and Victor Perez and began to climb the leaderboard immediately by driving the green on the 336-yard par four second and holing the eagle putt. After reaching the turn in 33 Hill made his move over the back nine, reeling off four birdies in eight holes before narrowly missing an eagle putt on the 18th. The 23-year-old tapped in for birdie to reach 19 under par overall, and after Henry dropped four shots over his closing three holes it was Hill who was crowned champion..Watch highlights here