Information Sheet Irish Open 2017
ISPS HANDA Irish Blind Golf Open Championship
Nuremore Hotel & Country Club, County Monaghan
29th June – 1st July 2017
If you have a certified International Blind Golf Handicap and Eyesight category, the Irish Blind Golf Society would like to invite you to play in the ISPS Handa Irish Blind Golf Open at the beautiful Four Star Nuremore Hotel and Country Club, which is located in the beautiful rolling Monaghan countryside. The Nuremore is renowned for having one of the best championship length golf courses in Ireland. This superb, 71 par parkland course makes superb use of surrounding landscape to be enjoyed whether you're a beginner or an experienced golfer.
After playing golf, golfers can enjoy the luxurious hotel accommodation, unrivalled cuisine, and superb leisure and health facilities. There is an 18m swimming pool, steam room, sauna cabin and Jacuzzi. The gymnasium houses cardio and weight training machines as well as free weights. There is also a spa offering many treatments to help you relax during your stay. The Nuremore has something for everyone. For further information about your hotel and golf course, please visit www.nuremore.com
We are happy to advise that single room supplement 40 euro per room per night, if required.
Entrants will arrive on Wednesday 28th June 2017 while entrants who are also playing in the British Blind Open will arrive on Thursday 29th June. On Thursday afternoon, there will be a practice round. On Friday 30th June and Saturday 1st July, there will be a 36 hole Strokeplay tournament. There will also be a Stableford competition for those who prefer it.
We will endeavour to have a sufficient number of buggies at a cost of €25 per day at your own cost.
On Saturday night, there will be a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony, followed by entertainment, giving you a flavour of Irish culture at its best.
Dublin Airport is 50 minutes away. Coach transfers will be available from and to this airport. There will also be coach transfers for those playing in the British Blind Open.
We intend to have the following award categories:
Overall Nett 1st and 2nd
Category B1 1st and 2nd Gross
Category B2 1st and 2nd Gross
Category B3 1st and 2nd Gross
Stableford Competition 1st and 2nd
Ladies Overall Nett 1st
Ladies Overall Gross 1st
Please email Eamonn McGee (Treasurer) or Pat Morgan (Handicap Secretary) at email@example.com if you have any further queries about this tournament.
We, the Irish Blind Golf Society, hope you will join us for a very memorable, enjoyable and relaxing time at the Nuremore Hotel and Country Club.