Royal County Down to host Irish Open in 2024

Royal County Down to host Irish Open in 2024

The Horizon Irish Open will be held at Royal County Down in September 2024. The famous golf event will be held on September 12-15, next year as part of the revamped DP World Tour schedule.

The tour will hold 44 tournaments in 24 countries on five continents and there will also be a record prize fund of $148.5 million (€135m) for the particapants.

This will be first time the event has been hold in the course since 2015 when Danish natice Soren Kjeldsen pipped Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger in a sudden death play-off.

This occasion will also mark the return of the Irish Open to Northern Ireland after the 2020 event at Galgorm Castle, where John Catlin emerged victorious. In 2017, Jon Rahm secured victory at the Portstewart tournament.

As the tournament makes its way to Royal County Down, it will signify the Irish Open's first encounter with a links course since the Lahinch event in 2019.

The Irish Open at The K Club has also secured hosting rights for this year, as well as 2025 and 2027.

You can register your interest for the event here