Dunfanaghy's very own Luke Kelly kicked off 2019 in style today by winning the Flogas Irish Junior Open Winter Series (U15 section) at Co. Louth Golf Club. It is a fabulous achievement for this young man and his family. Congratulations from everyone at Dunfanaghy and we look forward to you bringing home lots more silverware.
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.
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.
Stay tuned to the Irish Junior Open on social media for information on the new Adult/Junior events.