US Kids Golf North of Ireland Local Tour

US Kids Golf North of Ireland Local Tour rolls into Galgorm Castle

The US Kids North Of Ireland Spring Local Tour event was hosted at Galgorm Castle Golf Club, home of the European Challenge Tour's Northern Ireland Open since 2013. 

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The Galgorm Castle course was in perfect condition for the 65 golfers. This was the last event before the Tour Championship and the young golfers keen to get good scores in.

North of Ireland Spring Tour Order of Merit Update

In boys 6 and under, the top three remain unchanged with Tomas Owens retaining 1st followed by Jack McKee in 2nd and Freddie Mairs in 3rd. Parker Bonnes had another impressive round at Galgorm winning his second tournament to take 4th place followed by Senan Devlin in 5th. Sevie Trowlan and Brody Baird are 6th and 7th.

In Boys 7, Josh Punnose extended his lead over Rory Brown to 23 points with only 8 points separating Tiernan Bradley and Atharva Rajeshkumar in 3rd and 4th. Ollie McEvoy has a commanding lead in boys 8 from Harris Flemming who had a great first place at Glagorm. They are followed by Adam Doherty and Liam Feeney. John William Burke remains at the top in boys 9, however, Scott McCabe has closed the gap between 1st and 2nd to less than 3.5 points. Eoin Burrows is in 3rd place and Harry O'Hara 4th. This is a very competitive section with only 30 points difference from 1st to 4th place.

In boys 10, Conail Fitzsimonds increased his lead to 10.5 points from Paul Fletcher in 2nd. Oliver Gartley is in 3rd place with 17 points separating 2nd and 3rd. Forty six points separates the first seven players in boys 11. Eoin McCourt and Thompson Gedge are locked together on 90 points; Conor Culhane is in 3rd place.

Sam Allistar remains at the top of boys 12 with Shea Williamson 9.5 points behind in 2nd place. Harvey McCabe recorded his 2nd win at Galgorm to move just ahead of Jamie Nevin in 4th. Harry Lockwood and Adam Hamilton are not too far behind, only 33 points is the gap between 1st and 6th place.

Conal Keenan remains at the top of boys 13-14 with Kaeden Anderson moving just ahead of Taylor Morrison in 3rd place.

Molly Douglas recorded her third win at Galgorm to lead girls 8-9 from Aisling Totton followed by Gemma McMeekin in third. Emma Vinarcik and Tegan MacDonald are chasing in 4th and 5th place.

Amy Nicholl inched ahead of Cora Nicholl in girls 10-11 but only by 5 points. Ella Proctor had an excellent first tournament at Galgorm with 1st place to take third overall in the order of merit with Clara Dunlop in 4th. In girls 12-13 Ellie O’Melvena has a 20 point lead over Billy Henry with Aoife Brown in third and Niamh Quinn in 4th.

Next week Lurgan Golf Club hosts the first U.S. Kids Tour Championship where the Order of Merit for each age group will be decided. In addition, some lucky players who have achieved the scoring requirement, will attain Priority Status that may lead to invitations to European and World Championship events.

Remember, there are double Order of Merit points for all players on offer at the Tour Championship event in Lurgan!

The North of Ireland Local Tour - Galgorm Castle Golf Club

Competition results and photos can be found at these links

Registration and Event entries

If you haven't registered for the Tour or if you wish to enter for the remaining event please use this link The North of Ireland Local Tour

US Kids Golf North of Ireland Summer Local Tour Schedule Confirmed


Tournament Event Date
First Tee Time

Registration Opens

Late Registration*

Castlerock Golf Club Sunday 10th June, 2018
Register here
May 9 - June 5
Late Registration
June 6 - June 7
Ballycastle Golf Club Saturday 23rd June, 2018
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May 9 - June 18
Late Registration
June 19 - June 20
Lurgan Golf Club Sunday 24th June, 2018
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May 9 - June 19
Late Registration
June 20 - June 21
Allen Park Golf Centre Saturday 30th June, 2018
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May 9 - June 25
Late Registration
June 26 - June 27
Galgorm Castle Golf Club Sunday 1st July, 2018
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May 9 - June 26
Late Registration
June 27 - June 28
Bangor Golf Club Sunday 8th July, 2018
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May 9 - July 3
Late Registration
July 4 - July 5
Massereene Golf Club Sunday 15th July, 2018
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May 9 - July 10
Late Registration
July 11 - July 12
Spa Golf Club (Tour Championship) Sunday 12th August, 2018
Register here
May 9 - August 7
Late Registration
August 8 - August 9

*There is an additional fee for late registration.

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