2017 Schedule

Monday 7th August


On The Course

Practice Day 1
Gates open 07.30 (No tickets required)

Off The Course

NI Open Village & Interactive Zone not open to public

Tuesday 8th August


On The Course

Practice Day 2
Gates open 07.30 (No tickets required)

Off The Course

NI Open Village & Interactive Zone not open to public

Wednesday 9th August: Pro Am Day


On The Course

Pro Am Day
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
1st tee time: 07.30
Last tee time: 14.30
Lucky amateurs have the opportunity to play alongside European Challenge Tour professionals in the Pro Am Competition. The Pro Am Dinner follows in the evening for all Pro Am participants at Galgorm Resort & Spa.

Off The Course

NI Open Village Opens (10:00-18:00)
Food Festival
Wide range of exhibitors
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11:00-21:00)
The Ivory Pavilion Wine & Champagne Bar (11:00-21:00)

Interactive Zone Opens
(10:00-18:00)
GolfNow Junior NI Open
Free Golf Lessons – CGI
Kids Fun Area (10:00-16:00)
Family Activity Area (12:00-16:00)

Thursday 10th August – Fairies | Families | Fun


On The Course

Tournament Day 1
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
1st tee time: 07.30
Last tee time: 14.30
156 European Challenge Tour Professionals will tee it up hoping to get their hands on the NI Open trophy come Sunday afternoon.

Off The Course

Interactive Zone (10:00 – 18:00)
Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail
GolfNow Junior NI Open
Free Golf Lessons – CGI
Kids Fun Area (10:00-16:00)
Family Activity Area
(12:00-16:00)

NI Open Village
(10:00-18:00)
Food Festival
Cooking Demonstrations
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
Wide range of exhibitors
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11:00-21:00)
The Ivory Pavilion Wine & Champagne Bar (11:00-21:00)

Friday 11th August – Ladies’ Day


On The Course

Tournament Day 2
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
The top-60 and tied players will progress to Round 3, so Friday is all about making the cut!

Off The Course

Interactive Zone (10:00 – 18:00)
Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail
GolfNow Junior NI Open
Free Golf Lessons – CGI
Kids Fun Area (10:00-16:00)
Family Activity Area
(12:00-16:00)

NI Open Village (10:00-18:00)
Ladies’ Day Fashion Show (12:45 – 15:00)
Special Ladies’ Day Offerings
Wide range of exhibitors
Food Festival
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11:00-21:00)
The Ivory Pavilion Wine & Champagne Bar (11:00-21:00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (14:00-20:00)

Saturday 12th August – Social Saturday


On The Course

Tournament Day 3
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
Saturday is traditionally ‘Moving Day’ and this is even more apparent at the 2017 NI Open as only the top-24 players will progress to Shootout Sunday. A sudden death playoff will decide the final 24 players if there is a tie for 24th place, ensuring an exciting Saturday afternoon on the course!

Off The Course

Kids’ Party: 12:00 – 13:00 @ Interactive Zone
Village Party: 17:00 in the Village (Live Music & Drinks Promotions)
Players’ Party & Shootout Sunday Draw: 18:00 @ the Ivory Pavilion
Interactive Zone (10:00 – 18:00)
Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail
GolfNow Junior NI Open
Free Golf Lessons – CGI
Kids Fun Area (10:00-16:00)
Family Activity Area
(12:00-16:00)

NI Open Village (10:00-18:00)
Cool FM Roadshow
Wide range of exhibitors
Food Festival
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
Live Music (17:00-21:00)
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11:00-21:00)
The Ivory Pavilion Wine & Champagne Bar (11:00-21:00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (12:00-20:00)

Sunday 13th August – Shootout Sunday


On The Course

Shootout Sunday
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
24 players | 28 6-hole strokeplay matches | One Winner
Nerves, excitement, drama – Shootout Sunday will have it all!
Following the completion of play, the winner will be crowned on the 18th green surrounded by thousands of spectators. The official prize giving will take place immediately after the close of play (approx 5pm).

Off The Course

Interactive Zone (10:00 – 18:00)
Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail
GolfNow Junior NI Open
Free Golf Lessons – CGI
Kids Fun Area (10:00-16:00)
Family Activity Area
(12:00-16:00)

NI Open Village
Cool FM Roadshow
Wide range of exhibitors
Food Festival
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
Live Music (17:00-21:00)
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11:00-21:00)
The Ivory Pavilion Wine & Champagne Bar (11:00-21:00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (12:00-20:00)