Former Kerry defender Tomás Ó Sé will join ex Ireland international soccer stars Robbie Keane and Stephen Hunt and snooker legend Ken Doherty in a star-studded Pro-Am line-up ahead of next week’s Irish Open at Mount Juliet Estate, Co Kilkenny.
They will join former Manchester United and Ireland international star John O’Shea, TV personality and entrepreneur Spencer Matthews, actor James Nesbitt, rugby star Rob Kearney, Olympian Greg O’Shea, former Galway hurler Joe Canning, three-time Derby-winning jockey Johnny Murtagh and Today FM broadcaster Dermot Whelan at Wednesday’s glamour event.
Also taking to the course will be world number one disability golfer Brendan Lawlor and 27-year-old Leona Maguire, who etched her name in golfing history earlier this year when she became the first Irishwoman to capture an LPGA Tour title, winning the LPGA Drive-On Championship by a three stroke margin.
The Irish Open will tee off on Thursday, June 30 with a strong field which includes 2019 Open Champion Shane Lowry, three-time Major winner Pádraig Harrington, PGA Tour winner Séamus Power, European Ryder Cup stars Tyrrell Hatton, Thomas Pieters, Thorbjørn Olesen, last year’s Horizon Irish Open champion Lucas Herbert, Min Woo Lee and Ryan Fox.
The historic tournament takes place at Mount Juliet Estate for the second time but for the first time with full capacity crowds, from June 30 to July 3.
The Open will be broadcast on Sky Sports and RTÉ in Ireland and across the globe.
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