Sligo golfer TJ Ford win’s South of Ireland title

Co Sligo Golf Club’s TJ Ford has won the biggest title of his amateur golf career to date, following Sunday’s hugely impressive South of Ireland Championship win at Lahinch in Co Clare.

Ford, from Rosses Point, beat Alan Fahy (Dún Laoighaire) 5-4 to secure the title.

Watch the moment he secured victory here:

He’s the first Co Sligo golfer to lift this coveted award.

Ford is 24 years of age, and works in golf marketing by day.

He played impressive during qualifying and throughout the matchplay stages to claim the top prize in sweltering conditions.

Listen to his interview here with Ocean FM Sport’s Austin O’Callagahan, following Sunday’s win: