McKibbin wins Irish Championships

Tom McKibbin.
Tom McKibbin.

Newtownabbey’s Tom McKibbin won the US Kids’ Golf Boys’ Irish Championships at Portmarnock Golf Club on Monday.

The 11-year-old talent was victorious after carding a six-over round - three shots ahead of his closest rival.

The victory secures his invite to this summer’s prestigious 2014 US Kids’ Golf World Championships for a third year.

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