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Pictured (L-R): Jill Connery (33) from Scarva, Co. Armagh and Emma McMenamin, Head of Delegation for Team Ireland, pictured at the 148th Open at Royal Portrush on Wednesday 17 July. Two lucky Special Olympics Ireland golfers got the chance to attend the 148th Open at Royal Portrush last week, having been invited by the European Tour to see their heroes in action. Dubliner, Mark Claffey (29) from Blackrock, who won gold at the recent Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi and Team Ireland teammate, Jill Connery (33) from Scarva, Co. Armagh who achieved a fourth-place ribbon at the 2019 World Games, enjoyed watching on as some of the biggest names in golf tested out Royal Portrush at the final practice day on Wednesday 17th July. Photo by Matt Mackey, Press Eye.