Dromoland Castle Hosts The KPMG Women’s Irish Open
Monday, September 19, 2022.
Much more than 25,000 spectators are envisioned to show up at this week’s KPMG Women’s Irish Open up at Dromoland Castle’s 18-gap Championship System
Supported by the Governing administration and Clare County Council, the return of the Women European Tour (Let) event marks the initial time due to the fact 2012 that women’s professional golfing has been staged in the Republic of Eire.
Ireland’s primary woman golfer Leona Maguire is the star attraction in the occasion, which commences with a Professional-Am competition on Wednesday 21st September with the most important celebration getting underway Thursday and continuing through Sunday. The two-time Olympian is at the moment ranked 16th Rolex Women’s Rankings.
The Open will be broadcast stay on Sky Sports, RTÉ and the Golfing Channel.
Cllr. Tony O’Brien, Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, has congratulated Dromoland Castle on securing the rights to host the prestigious golfing event, incorporating that it offers a large chance for Clare to after once again promote the golfing expertise on offer you in Clare to a national and intercontinental, audience.
“When it will come to golf, we really are spoiled for choice in Clare – a truth not dropped on readers who vacation from all around the planet to play on our inbound links and parkland courses. There are eleven major-course courses in the county, and most are open up yr-spherical,” he spelled out.
The Cathaoirleach ongoing, “The Area Authority and my Councillor colleagues are dedicated to operating with community accommodation vendors, the golf sector, Tourism Ireland and other people to guarantee that the possible for providing dividends for the county from the hosting of Irish Women’s Open and the impending 2027 Ryder Cup at Adare Manor in neighbouring Limerick is maximised, just as we have performed all through and after the web hosting of the 2019 Dubai Duty Free of charge Irish Open in Lahinch.”
Personnel of Clare County Council’s Shannon Municipal District and the neighborhood community of Newmarket-on-Fergus have been busily getting ready ahead of the party in new weeks. The operates consist of maintenance of eco-friendly places and vegetation on routes top to the venue, drainage is effective in the location, collectively with assistance and suggestions to Dromoland Castle and the tournament organisers primarily based on the practical experience of formerly web hosting substantial events in Clare in current several years.
A Website traffic Management Plan also has been set in area by the tournament organisers in conjunction with Clare County Council and An Garda Síochána to make certain that spectators love a stress totally free journey to and from Dromoland.
Meanwhile, Clare County Council will host a marquee on the grounds of Dromoland Castle to promote Clare as an desirable place for golf lovers, as well as showcase Clare’s abundance of visitor sights and functions. Visit Clare will be current to distribute information on the area tourism sector, although Community Organization Place of work Clare is web hosting producers from throughout Clare to show artisan food items, drink and pictures.
Pat Dowling, Main Govt of Clare County Council, commented, “We are happy to be linked with the KPMG Women’s Irish Open and are delighted to support Mark Nolan and his team at Dromoland Castle in web hosting this prestigious celebration.”
“The number of golfing readers to the island of Ireland continues to improve yr on calendar year and this party offers the regional tourism sector the chance to more endorse Clare as well known place for golfing trips,” included Mr. Dowling.
The Chief Executive commended Clare’s Local Company Office environment, Rural Improvement Directorate, which include the Tourism Department, as properly as the staff of Shannon Municipal District and the Neighborhood Authority’s venture lead Adrian Kelly for their perform in direction of offering a profitable celebration at Dromoland.
Held 15 moments concerning 1994 and 2012 the Women’s Irish Open has been gained by some of Europe’s leading golfers including Norway’s Suzanne Petterson, Sweden’s Sophie Gustafson, England’s Laura Davies and most not long ago by the 2021 Solheim Cup profitable Captain, Scotland’s Catriona Matthew.
The 2022 KPMG Women’s Irish Open will see Europe’s primary qualified female golfers fight it out for a full prize fund of €400,000. Tickets can be acquired on the net at www.kpmgwomensirishopen.ie. Less than 16s are cost-free when accompanied by a paying grownup.