A Day at the Irish Open 2016

Today I visited the K Club Golf Course, County Kildare, Ireland, to watch the Pro-Am of this year’s Irish Open held by Rory McIlroy. My friend and I drove two hours to enjoy the golf and good weather. I was in the midst of professional golfers and a few celebrities. Golfers such as; Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer, Darren Clarke and Rory himself, and celebrities including; Niall Horan, Ireland rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll, racing legends AP McCoy, JP McManus and Ruby Walsh and actor Jimmy Nesbitt. (Between you and me, I might have only went to get a glimpse of Niall Horan).

I was standing on the sidelines of the fairway on the outside of what was happening when I realised something. This is not where I wanted to be. I didn’t want to be on the outside looking in, or just a spectator in the crowd. I wanted to be someone that knew someone, someone with the right connections. I wanted to be in with their crowd, someone important. In amongst the young teenage girls who may have never seen a golfball before in their lives until today, I felt irrelevant and to the likes of Niall Horan I probably blended in as another annoying, obssessed fan. That’s not who I want to be.

In a few years time I want to be someone with a special pass to the clubhouse, who can sit with the professionals and celebrities. Being a nobody in the crowd gave me the motivation to really go after my career and aim to be as successful as I can.

I can only dream that in the future I get an invite to the event or even get the opportunity to work at the competition or work with the PR team of the Irish Open.

That aside, I had a fabulous day walking around the gorgeous K Club and I also caught a few glimpses of Niall Horan in the process. *fangirls*



  1. May 18, 2016 / 9:41 pm

    I am always thankful for those moments of motivation that remind me of what I want to become! Best of luck!!!(:

    • May 18, 2016 / 9:43 pm

      Thank you so much! I felt like I needed this to get me back on track with my goals for the future 🙂

      • May 18, 2016 / 10:03 pm

        Don’t lose that feeling!!(:

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