2018 Schedule

Monday 13th 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 14th 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
NI Open Ambassadors Q&A Evening

Braid Centre, Ballymena 19.00 – 21.00

Wednesday 15th 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 Court
Wide range of exhibitors
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11.30-19.00)
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)
Cool FM DJ @ Village Showstage (15.00 – 18.00)

Thursday 16th August


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 Court
Cooking Demonstrations
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
Wide range of exhibitors
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11.30-21.00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (12.00-20.00)

Friday 17th August


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)
Wide range of exhibitors
Food Court
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11.30-23.00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (12.00-20.00)
Live Music @ Village Showstage
Emma Wallace 19.00 – 20.00
Aidan Logan 20.00 – 21.00
Emma Horan 21.00 – 22.15
Fiddler Adam 22.15 – 23.00

Saturday 18th August


On The Course

Tournament Day 3
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
Saturday is traditionally ‘Moving Day’ when players aim to set themselves up for the final push on Sunday and move up the leader board.

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)
Cool FM Roadshow
Wide range of exhibitors
Food Court
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
The 19th Hole Village Bar (11.30-23.00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (12.00-20.00)
Live Music @ Village Showstage
Holly Nadine McCoubrey 17.00 – 18.00
Emma Horan 18.00 – 19.00
The Ennis Brothers 19.00 – 20.00
Niamh McGlinchy & Pandy 20.00 – 21.30
Triona 21.30 – 23.00

Sunday 19th August


On The Course

Tournament Day 4 – Final Round
Gates open 07.30 (Tickets required)
Nerves, excitement, drama –  the final round 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 Court
Food & Drink Tasting opportunities
The 19th Hole Village Bar (12.30-20.00)
Galgorm Resort & Spa ‘Gin Fest’ (12.00-20.00)
Live Music @Village Showstage
Taylor Lally 17.00 – 18.00
Emma Wallace 18.00 – 19.00
Owen Denvir 19.00 – 20.00