Pop superstar and Modest! Golf owner Niall Horan teed it up alongside former Republic of Ireland footballer Robbie Keane and DP World Tour winner Ewen Ferguson at the ISPS Handa World Invitational Presented by Aviv Clinics Pro-am.
The former One Direction singer set off at Galgorm alongside his friend and former Tottenham and Liverpool striker Keane as the crowds of fans looked on.
“Robbie and I have been great friends for years so I’m really looking forward to catching up with him,” said Horan before the. Pro-am. “Robbie is competitive so I’m sure we’ll have a bit of a laugh on the course.”
“It’s great to be back in Northern Ireland for the event and I’m looking forward to what’s shaping up to be a great week.”
Horan wasn’t the only singer on show, with Blizzards frontman Bressie playing alongside Gaelic football star Valerie Mulcahy and retired Irish rugby player Anna Caplice.
The trio were in the company of Italian two-time DP World Tour winner Guido Migliozzi.
Another former Ireland rugby star in Stephen Ferris played with Wichanee Meechai in a sporting trio that included former footballer Liam Beckett and cricketer Kyle McCallan.
Football manager Tommy Wright, former rugby player Darren Cave and BBC Sports Presenter Stephen Watson played alongside Stephanie Kyriacou, with rugby also represented by former Ireland captain Rory Best and World Cup-winning former England centre Mike Tindall.
Ireland rugby sevens Olympian and Love Island star Greg O’Shea set off in the company of Oliva Cowan and another professional in G4D star Brendan Lawlor.
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