The Irish Junior Open Series

The 'Flogas Irish Junior Open Series' is Europe’s Premier Junior Golf Series with competitors traveling from across the world to compete for the prestigious 'Gary Player Trophy' bestowed on the Junior Golfer of the Year. Starting out as the 'Irish Junior Open' in 2014 with a two-day event attracting 200 competitors it has quickly grown into one of the most professionally run junior golf series in the world, led by double UK & Ireland award winning PGA professional and MG Pro Golf director Michael Gallagher.

Ollie McEvoy 2017 Gary Player Trophy Champion

Endorsements from global superstars Gary Player, Sir Nick Faldo, Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Darren Clarke, Alan Shearer, Shane Warne, Ronan Keating and Paul O’Connell etc have all helped in showcasing the series across the globe. The Series gathers an estimated 22 million media impressions each year thanks to a vast array of media advertising including ESPN, BBC & ITV.
With over £50,000 worth of goody bags and prizes to be given out in 2018, not to mention a number of special announcements, no competitor will go home empty-handed. With no qualifying necessary for any of the 6 tournaments across some of Ireland's best courses competitors can enter as many or as little events as this wish.

Star Supporters

“I would like to wish all involved with this year’s Irish Junior Open the very best. It sounds like a great tournament and I’d encourage all budding future pro’s to take part. No better way to improve your game than competing against the best junior golfers out there. I wish the tournament every success for the future”

Shane Lowry -
Irish Open Champion 2009

“To all the juniors in the Irish Junior Open, give it a rip, smash it and go well”

Shane Warne -
Australian cricket legend

Sending my best to all those who competed and put on the Irish Junior Open Series. Children are the future of our game. My very best.

Gary Player -

Good luck to all the kids who are playing in the Irish Junior Open, hope you all have a really good time and enjoy it

Aaron Hughes -
Northern Ireland and Ex Newcastle United footballer

I am delighted to be able to support the Irish Junior Open Series. I would also like to wish everybody concerned the happiest and most memorable of days

Darren Clarke -
2016 Ryder Cup Captain and 2011 Open Champion

All the best to the competitors in the Irish Junior Open this year

Jerry Flannery -
Ex Irish Rugby International

The Irish Junior Open seems like a great event designed at giving young golfers an opportunity to experience tournament golf in the new golfing capital of the world!! Good luck to all those involved. Congratulations to Michael Gallagher for also putting on such an event, I hear he is quickly becoming one of the best young coaches in the UK & Ireland

Justin Rose -
US Open Champion 2013

Hi everybody at the Irish Junior Open I hope your having a great time, play tough but remember to enjoy it

Padraig Harrington -
3 Time Major Champion

Good luck to everybody playing in the Irish Junior Open, it’s going to be a great event with lots of competition and the very best of luck to everybody involved

Paul McGinley -
Ryder Cup Captain 2014

I wish the competitors in the Irish Junior Open Series all the best this year

Paul O’Connell -
Ex Irish and Lions Rugby International

2018 EVENTS

Ulster: Holywood GC

16th

July
2018

Munster: Dundrum GC

23rd

July
2018

Connacht: Galway Bay GC

25th

July
2018

Leinster: Heritage Golf Resort

31st

July
2018

Masters: Tulfarris Golf Resort

15th

August
2018

Finale: Killymoon GC

27th-28th

August
2018

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