The KPMG Women’s Irish Open has announced Carton House, Fairmont as their August 2024 tournament venue.
Nestled in the heart of County Kildare, Carton House, Fairmont’s 5-star resort boasts two championship courses – the Montgomerie and the O’Meara. The KPMG Women’s Irish Open will be played on the iconic O’Meara course.
Speaking at this week’s KPMG Women’s Irish Open at Dromoland Castle, Martin Mangan, General Manager of Carton House, Fairmont said: “I know I speak for everyone here at Carton House, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, when I say we are delighted to host the 2024 KPMG Women’s Irish Open. With two magnificent Championship Golf Courses here at Carton House, golf is at the heart of the estate and a huge attraction for guests from here and overseas.
“It’s a great privilege to host the 2024 KPMG Women’s Irish Open and our Director of Golf, Liam McCool, along with the fantastic greenkeepers will have the O’Meara course looking its very best and ready for a fantastic weekend of golf, welcoming the best golfers from Ireland and around the world.”
Since its reincarnation in 2022, the KPMG Women’s Irish Open has quickly become one of the most highly anticipated events in the Ladies European Tour and has been described by Leona Maguire as ‘feeling like a Major tournament.’
Cian Branagan, Tournament Director of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open and CEO of Forefront Sports said: “Carton House, Fairmont is an incredible venue and I’m really excited for the 2024 KPMG Women’s Irish Open to take place there. The O’Meara course is the perfect challenge for the Ladies European Tour stars and the team has already been fantastic to work with. We look forward to a successful 2024 Championship as we move to the Leinster region with our title partners, KPMG.”
Mark Nolan of Dromoland Castle said: “I wish to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Carton House for being selected as the next hosts of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open. This announcement marks a momentous occasion for women’s golf in Ireland, and we couldn’t be prouder to pass the torch to Carton House, which comes after two successful years of hosting the Women’s Irish Open at Dromoland Castle and reintroducing the event to the LET calendar after a 10-year absence.
“I know that Carton House will provide an outstanding platform for the world’s best golfers to compete and inspire a new generation of athletes. We wish Carton House and all those involved…