The event formally known as the NI Open, the most successful and best attended event on the European Challenge Tour, has been transformed into a new global event for men and women professionals. This progressive move was made possible when ISPA HANDA and long-time supporters of the NI Open, Modest! Golf, engaged with organisers and bought into the long-term vision for this unique event.

The first event of its kind in Europe is sure to be one of world golf's most exciting events in 2019 where household names like Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey, Australia's Richard Green and many others will tee it up alongside stars of the women's game including homegrown talent like Leona and Lisa Maguire and Stephanie Meadow, with men and women playing the same courses, at the same time while competing for equal prize money!

The week-long festival of golf will include live music concerts at the historic Galgorm estate with many other family attractions such as the dedicated golf village; family area; coaching zones and a Junior event.