Dubai Duty Free and Rory Foundation extend Irish Open deal to 2018 - money up to €4 million
As we reported last week, the European Tour has upped the prize money for the 2016 Irish Open, which will be held at The K Club. Dubai Duty Free and the Rory Foundation have also extended their agreement to back the event for another three years, boosting the prize money by 60 percent from €2.5m to €4m.
Irish Open announcement a month away; meanwhile, The K Club completes €20m renovation
The venue for the 2016 Irish Open may not be officially confirmed for another month or so, the European Tour says, but while we wait to see if they come to an agreement with The K Club, the Co Kildare venue has announced it has completed a €20 million renovation and extension of its Five AA Red Star hotel.