(formerly the Down Summer Trophy)
Day 1 – 8th August Welcome Drinks Reception 18:00-19:30 Slieve Donard
Day 2 – 9th August St. Patrick's Golf Club
Day 3 – 10th August Ardglass Golf Club
Day 4 – 11th August Royal County Down Golf Club
Day 4 – 11th August Slieve Donard Hotel – Gala Dinner
Entry Fee: The price for playing in the Newry, Mourne and Down Summer Trophy is £200. It is fully inclusive and covers tournament golf over the three courses, a welcome drinks reception and a gala dinner on the final evening. To book, simply click on the ‘Book Now’ button.
Played over three days, on three different golf courses, golfers compete for the first prize, to be crowned the Newry, Mourne and Down Summer Trophy Champion and with it, receive a stunning Waterford Crystal Trophy.
Each day there will be a prize for each of the category winners; Gents, Ladies,and Seniors and there will also be daily Longest Drive and Nearest to the Pin competitions.
The competition format is singles stableford, with scores from all three days counting towards the overall winning total.
On the final day, the top 150 golfers will play on the world renowned Championship Links at Royal County Down Golf Links and the remaining golfers will play their second course – The Annesley Links.
There are individual competitions and prizes on each day with players competing for prizes in their dedicated category; Ladies, Gents and Seniors .
Other prizes on offer on each of the three days include Longest Drive and Nearest to the Pin.
Each player is guaranteed to play three rounds of golf during the tournament. Each golfer must make themselves available to play, have approval from the Tournament Director and arrive at the appropriate time. The top 150 golfers will play on the world renowned Championship Links at Royal County Down Golf Links and the remaining golfers will play their second course – The Annesley Links.
PLAYER WELCOME PACK
Once registered every player will receive a “Welcome Pack” by email. This will include all information relating to the tournament, which will include rules of the day, competition format, tee times and tournament contact details.
REGISTRATION PLAYER PACK & GOODIE BAGS
Upon registration on “Day One” each player will receive a Player Registration Pack, which will include printed material relating to the event including all the rules for play and a goodie bag.
FRUIT & DRINKS
On course Fruit & Drinks will be available during each days play.
Our Tournament staff and officials will co-ordinate check-in / first tee and collate all scoring each day. Any rules queries etc. will be dealt with by the Tournament Director. The Tournament Directors decision is final in all matters.
FIRST TEE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Each 4-Ball will be welcomed to the first tee. Each player will then be announced and invited a take their first tee shot.
Each day there will be prizes available for Longest Drive & Nearest the Pin, as well as first place category winners (Ladies / Gents / Seniors). The overall winner will receive the Waterford Crystal Newry, Mourne and Down Summer Trophy and all other category winners will receive a set of stunning Waterford Crystal Wine Glasses.
Full Leader Boards will be distributed each evening after play has been completed and will be emailed to all players.
The tee times for the first days play are made by the player when booking through BRS tee time booking system. The tee times for the second day will be listed in the “Welcome Pack” . The tee times for the final days play will be emailed out to all players once play has finished on Thursday evening. If you require an early tee time on the Friday, please let the organisers know at check-in on the first day.
WELCOME DRINKS RECEPTION AND GALA DINNER
There will be a ‘Welcome Drinks Reception’ in the Slieve Donard at 18:00-19:30 on Tuesday 8th August 2017. On Wednesday and Thursday evening there will be an informal social evening gathering in Newcastle for drinks at 22:00 in a venue TBC, which will be highlighted in the 'Welcome Pack’. The Gala Dinner will be hosted in the function room of the Slieve Donard Hotel & Spa on Friday . There will be a “Welcome Reception” at 8:00pm The Gala Dinner will be served at 8:30pm followed by entertainment.
ACCOMMODATION & TRANSPORTATION
Player Accommodation, Transport, Transfers or Golf Club Hire etc can all be arranged through the Tournament Organiser. This is not included in the tournament entry and a separate cost applies.
Please bring official confirmation of your handicap.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Newry, Mourne and Down Summer Trophy 2017
Tournament Management Company
T: +353 87 185 4556