Touring Professionals

Galgorm Castle Golf

Galgorm's Touring Professionals

Rising star Tom McKibbin recently became the latest Touring Professional to represent Galgorm on tour. He joins established Northern Ireland professionals Stephanie Meadow and Michael Hoey who continue to represent Galgorm and enjoy a longstanding relationship with the internationally acclaimed Spa & Golf Resort. Hoey is a five-time European Tour winner who has been involved with Galgorm for over a decade, most notably the figurehead of the Northern Ireland Open. Meadow competes on the ladies LPGA Tour in the States and won the inaugural ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf.

Tom McKibbin

Tom McKibbin

Born: Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
DOB: 19th December 2002
Turned Pro: 2021

Tom is one of Northern Ireland’s most exciting new professional golfers. He enjoyed a stellar amateur career with prestigious Junior wins in the United States and at home at a young age, plus he represented Ireland. McKibbin turned professional, aged 18 in April 2021 and made his professional debut on the European Tour in the Tenerife Open. Notable junior wins included the World Junior Championship, the Junior Invitational, Junior Honda Classic and Ulster Championship.

Stephanie Meadow

Stephanie Meadow

Born: Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
DOB: 20th January 1992
Turned Pro: 2014

Stephanie competes on the LPGA Tour in the United States after she and her family moved from Jordanstown to North Carolina when she was 13 to pursue her dream of making it as a professional golfer. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in accounting, Stephanie made a sensational professional debut in the 2014 US Open when she finished third. Stephanie was the inaugural winner of the ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf in 2019.

Michael Hoey

Michael Hoey

Born: Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
DOB: 13th February 1979
Turned Pro: 2002

Michael is a five-time European Tour winner and has a longstanding relationship with Galgorm and was integral to the success of the Northern Ireland Open before it evolved into the ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf. Michael is passionate about the game, right from those early days when winning the Amateur Championship and playing Walker Cup in 2001. He has won all over the world in places like Russia, Portugal, Scotland and Morocco.