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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Mount Juliet kicks off with Ryder Cup Week
No doubt there will be many 'Ryder Cup' themed events in the next week or so and it's a great opportunity for clubs to promote themselves and open their doors to visitors.
[Photo: the oak-lined avenue to the 17th green]
Mount Juliet are doing just that with three events over the coming week and a half, ranging from a singles strokeplay to a singles Stableford, with a two-ball betterball event in between. The price for all of these is €60 per person.
Here are the events:
Be in with a chance of becoming the Inaugural Mount Juliet Amateur Open Champion on Monday 24th September. • 18 hole singles strokeplay off the blue tees - this is for the serious golfer as the course measures 7,264 yards from the blues. • €60pp --BOOK ONLINE :www.mountjuliet.ie/MJAm
Get into Ryder Cup mood by taking part in the Open Fourball on Wednesday 26th September. • 2 person team better-ball event • €120 per team --BOOK ONLINE :www.mountjuliet.ie/Open4
[Photo: pray you're not facing this shot on 18 to win the tournament - nerve-wracking stuff]
Ryder Cup Singles Sunday
Savour the atmosphere on Ryder Cup Singles Sunday at MountJuliet on 30th September by playing in the Open Singles. • Ryder Cup coverage on our big screen in the Clubhouse as well throughout the day • 18 hole single stableford • €60pp --BOOK ONLINE :www.mountjuliet.ie/OpenSingle