The Open Zone has welcomed a number of world-class professionals at Royal Portrush to have a crack at the 148-yard challenge.
Last year’s 99-yard challenge proved a huge success, although nobody managed to hit the magic number. So in honour of The 148th Open, we added 49 yards to the shot for 2019.
As you would expect, there were several close-calls for the downwind shot, with many pros hitting wedge, while GAA star Neil McManus got within a yard of the target using his hurling stick!
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Andrew “Beef” Johnston celebrated wildly with Tim Barter after hitting his effort exactly 148 yards, although that might have been a little contrived.