Charles Hurst Tees Off Ahead of NI Open as it is Unveiled as Official Car P​artner

Charles Hurst Group has been announced as the official car partner for the 2016 Northern Ireland Open which will be hosted by Galgorm Castle Golf Club in July.

As part of the partnership, Charles Hurst will provide cars from key luxury brands, including Jaguar and Land Rover to transport the players and their coaches as well as a minibus for the extended NI Open staff.

Northern Ireland’s largest motor retail group will also play a key role in delivering the event’s retail exhibition space, providing visitors an opportunity to explore some of the motor industry’s most desirable cars, including the all-new Jaguar F-PACE.

Lars-Erik Aaroy, Head of Charles Hurst Jaguar Land Rover, said:

“Northern Ireland’s reputation as a leading golf destination is well deserved and it is home to so much established and up and coming talent. We’re delighted to be able to support the Northern Ireland Open as its official car partner and help in transporting the players and their team to the fantastic course at Galgorm Castle. Our cars are perfect for this event with lots of space, luxury interiors and amazing comfort, and we’re looking forward to getting involved.”

Ross Oliver, Event Manager for the NI Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club, added:

“Charles Hurst is a great fit for the NI Open and we’re thrilled to have them on board as our car partner. This event is expected to attract over 40,000 spectators and will be delivered at a professional level, so it’s important that our sponsors represent the same level of quality. We are very excited for the tournament to get underway and warmly welcome Charles Hurst as part of the event.”

The Northern Ireland Open takes place at Galgorm Castle from July 28-31. The tournament remains free to enter and tickets can be secured by registering online at

Charles Hurst Group is Northern Ireland’s largest car retailer. A division of Lookers plc, one of the UK’s principal automotive retail and distribution groups, Charles Hurst represents 20 automotive brands across seven sites, offering customers across Ireland the most comprehensive choice of new and used vehicles, parts and servicing.

Founded in 1911, its headquarters are located in Belfast on a 20-acre retail site, making it the largest automotive retail park in Europe.

With more than 800 employees, Charles Hurst is committed to delivering an exceptional standard of customer service with its overarching mission statement – “Customers For Life”.