Irish tycoon pays golf WAGs €4k . . . to turn up
Published 15/05/2010 | 00:00
Wives and girlfriends attending the JP McManus Pro Am Invitational this summer will be getting a €4,000 bonus, courtesy of the Irish billionaire.
It’ll be more of a free shop than free drop for the better halves of all participating in this summer’s tournament in Adare — thanks to a voucher worth €4,000 that golfers’ WAGs will receive upon arrival to spend in the Co Limerick village.
A string of A-listers including Hugh Grant, Samuel L Jackson, Desperate Housewives star Kyle McLachlan, Peter Gallagher and Aidan Quinn will all be playing.
The players’ partners don’t just receive a no-holds barred €4,000 gift; a percentage of profits go to charity, and money not spent also goes to charity.
Among the ladies expected to soak up the fashions on July 5 and 6 is Caroline Harrington, wife of Padraig; Liezl Els (wife of Ernie) and Montserrat Bravo Ramirez (wife of Miguel Angel Jimenez)