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Mount Wolseley To Stage Walk In My Shoes Open

Mount Wolseley To Stage Walk In My Shoes Open

July 29th, 2014

The HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour’s second stop in Ireland this summer sees the Walk In My Shoes Open at Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort in County Carlow, July 30-August 1, supporting the St. Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation and promoting positive mental health.

Some of Europe’s best young professionals will compete in the 54-hole event, which carries a €50,000 prize fund with a €12,500 cheque going to the winner.

Tee Times: Round One | Round Two

The Christy O’Connor designed course at Mount Wolseley boasts rich surrounds, mature trees and playing surfaces unrivalled for their consistency and quality. The 54-hole event follows straight on from the tournament at Concra Wood in Castleblayney and will be filmed for a two hour highlights programme to be broadcast on Sky Sports. Spectator entry will be free throughout the week.

Director of BM Sports, Stephen Fee said “We are really proud to be bringing EuroPro Tour to Carlow this July which will see over 150 young golfers from all over Europe compete on Mount Wolseley’s Championship course. Having partnered with ‘Walk in My Shoes’ we feel the tour will help raise awareness of the pressures young sportspeople can be under, while also promoting the importance of positive mental health.”

Niall Kearney, Tournament Ambassador said “I am really looking forward to competing in ‘The Walk in My Shoes’ EuroPro tournament at Mount Wolseley at the end of this month. It promises to be an exciting week with lots of talented young golfers. It’s brilliant to be playing so close to home and supporting such great cause as Walk Tn My Shoes.”

Kate Moran, project manager for ‘Walk in My Shoes’, said “We are delighted to be a part of this fantastic event. What a great way to reach out to the sporting community. This is a very exciting step forward for ‘Walk in My Shoes’.

Daniel Godding, PGA EuroPro Tour Director of Operations said: “Mount Wolseley is a stunning course and we are delighted that the tour will be supporting the incredible work Walk In My Shoes does.

“Historically the PGA EuroPro Tour has always enjoyed great public support in Ireland and I am thrilled to give Irish golf fans another opportunity to see some of Europe’s best young pros compete on a top-class course in front of the Sky Sports cameras.”

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