Parker (6) is new Irish Junior Open Champion!

Shaun Oneill

Reporter:

Shaun Oneill

Email:

sport@ballymenaguardian.co.uk

ACE local golfer Parker Bonnes is the newly crowned Flogas Irish Junior Open Winter Series champion!

The six-year-old from Ballymena plays out of Galgorm Castle Golf Club.

Parker has been in top form in the series, winning the round at Castlerock, taking runner-up spot in the one at County Lough and recenty winning the last one at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.

Playing at Royal Portrush

The little lad will now get to play Royal Portrush prior to the Open, with Gary Murphy, Cormac Sharvin and Gary Player trophy champion, Harry O’Hara.

Parker’s proud dad Gary is delighted at his son qualifying for such a big event.

The Ballykeel Primary School pupil cannot wait for the trip to the coastal course to come round.

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