As the golf world eagerly anticipates the prestigious Masters Tournament, all eyes are on the players who are poised to make a splash at Augusta National. Here at Fota Island Resort, we’re thrilled to share some of the top players to watch this year, from our very own golf pro Kevin Morris.

Scottie Scheffler – World Number One
With an impressive track record and currently holding the top spot in the world rankings, Scottie Scheffler is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with. Known for his consistency and prowess in all aspects of the game, Scheffler’s stellar form makes him a strong contender for the coveted green jacket.

Joaquin Niemann – A Rising Star
Having secured several victories this year, Joaquin Niemann is riding high on a wave of success. His strong performances on the course and solid betting odds make him an enticing choice for fans looking to root for an underdog turned frontrunner.

Ludvig Aberg – The Swedish Sensation
Enter Ludvig Aberg, the Swedish sensation making waves with his powerful drives and exceptional short game. Brimming with confidence, Aberg is set to make his mark on the Masters stage, captivating audiences with his dynamic playstyle.

Off the Record Irish Insights
While we’re focused on the international talent, it’s worth noting the Irish contenders stirring up excitement in the golf world. Kevin hints at the perennial contender Rory McIlroy’s quest for another major victory, with the unpredictable nature of his performances adding an air of suspense to the tournament. Additionally, Shane Lowery’s strong start to the year positions him as a dark horse worth keeping an eye on.

As anticipation mounts for the Masters Tournament, Fota Island Resort stands ready to celebrate the thrill of golfing excellence. With three- championship courses on offer as well as a newly renovated academy with Trackman technology, Fota Island Golf is the perfect haven for those looking to practice what they witness this coming weekend. 

Whether you’re rooting for the favourites or cheering on the rising stars, join us in embracing the spirit of competition and camaraderie that defines this esteemed event. Here’s to an unforgettable week of golfing brilliance at Augusta National!