John McHenry joins team 3

Former European Tour player John McHenry has joined 3, Ireland’s fastest growing mobile network, as its Golf Consultant. A former Director of Golf at the K Club and Director of Golf and Head Professional for the Ryder Cup in 2006, John brings in-depth experience to his new role.

John is a professional golfer and popular figure on the Irish Golf scene having spent 12 years on the European Tour between 1987 and 2000.  He holds three challenge tour titles for playing the South African Tour Players Championship in 1994, the 1998 Irish Open in Druid’s Glen and winning the French Open in Lyon in 1991. John also holds three Irish youth titles and four amateur European titles.

Commenting on his appointment, Chief Executive, Robert Finnegan, stated ‘We are delighted to welcome John to 3. He is synonymous with Irish golf and his experience and wisdom will prove hugely beneficial in making the 3 Irish Open the best sporting occasion of 2009’.

Commenting on his appointment, John McHenry stated ‘It is an exciting time for Irish golf and 3’s strong commitment to the 3 Irish Open over the next three years is sure to restore the competition to its former glory. The 3 Irish Open will be an exciting spectacle for fans and a world class golf tournament and I look forward to working with 3 to make it happen.’

Ticket prices for the 3 Irish Open will be €20 per day with an advance purchase discount price of €15. Seniors concession (over 60) will be €15 and €10 in advance. Tickets are available from and will also be available to purchase at the event.

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