Lurgan golfer had double reason to celebrate at the U.S. Kids Golf North of Ireland Summer Tour event at Lurgan Golf Club. Not only did he win the event but he made a hole in one.
Zoe Allen was only one of five PGA Professionals from outside USA to be presented with a U.S. Kids Top 50 Teachers Award at the 2018 PGA Show in Orlando. The ceremony, hosted by former Golf Channel Presenter Jennifer Mills, recognises the top 50 US Kid’s coaches for 2017. In addition, those who have won the award for the third time are given the title of US Kids Master teacher.
During 2017 Zoe has been very active in introducing the first US Kids learning programmes to Ireland, helping as a Tournament Director at the US Kids European and World Championships and establishing the first US Kids Local Tour in Ireland.
Zoe had an exciting end to 2017 when she was invited to act as one of the Tournament Directors at the US Kids Golf 2017 Holiday Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
For the first time Ireland will have its own US Kids Local Tour The North of Ireland Local Tour. The tour comprises 6 events for boys and girls from 5 to 14 years of age. The North of Ireland Local Tour will have its own Order of Merit and a special Local Tour Championship event as a finale.