Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, Ballymena
The 2020 Northern Ireland Open supported by The R&A kickstarted the European Challenge Tour and was played at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort from September 3-6, 2020.
The 2020 Northern Ireland Open supported by The R&A was played behind closed doors. No spectators were permitted on site due to government safety guidelines and Tour protocols.
Since its inception as a European Tour Group event in 2013, the Northern Ireland Open has been the European Challenge Tour’s standout event and a favourite stop for players.
2020 winner Tyler Koivisto joins a list of past winners including European Tour winner Joakim Lagergren (Swe) and New Zealand Olympian Ryan Fox. Five-time European Tour winner Michael Hoey is the Tournament Ambassador
Tyler Koivisto completed a remarkable victory in his first Official World Golf Ranking recognised event by winning the Northern Ireland Open Supported by The R&A.
Localfavourite JR Galbraith finished best of the 16 Irish who started the week at the Northern Ireland Open supported by The R&A after the Whitehead professional closed with an eventful level par 70 to finish inside the top 20 (tied 19th) on four-under.
Teacher turned golfer Tyler Koivisto will take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Northern Ireland Open Supported by The R&A following a sublime eight under par round of 62 on Day Three.
John-Ross Galbraith was true to his word when he talked about free-wheeling after making the cut at the Northern Ireland Open supported by The R&A by carding a third round 66 to keep within touching distance of the leaders.
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