Kerry jerseys are back at the Masters

Listowel native Tim Leahy, Bob Para and John Leahy pictured at Augusta ahead of the Masters tournament last week.
Listowel native Tim Leahy, Bob Para and John Leahy pictured at Augusta ahead of the Masters tournament last week.

Fergus Dennehy

There are three certainties in life - death, taxes and Kerry jerseys appearing at the Masters in Augusta.

No-one really knows where this strange tradition started, but we do know that ever since  2012, sightings of the famous green and gold jerseys around the Augusta National Golf Club in April have greatly increased.

This year, it was the turn of Listowel native Tim Leahy and his Irish American cousin John - himself a descendant of Knockanure and now living in New Jersey - to appear on our screens throughout the four day contest.

The duo made their first trip to the world famous golf tournament back in 2013 where they met their friend Bob Para from Magnate Worldwide whom they presented with his very own Kerry jersey - a jersey which he wore proudly on the cousins return visit to the famous course this year.

This was an extra special visit for the North Kerry lads as they worked as part of the 'Host Team' helping to welcome first time visitors to the tournament. Roll on 2019!

Kerryman

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