June, 2017. The annual dinner hosted by Tommy Gallagher signaled the onset of the Texas American Irish Cup Challenge that celebrated a milestone of twenty years in 2017.
All 51 attendees enjoyed an evening of reminiscing and connecting with old friends at the Dallas Petroleum Club. Three of the four original founders of the tournament, Mike Corboy, Tommy Gallagher, and Jack Sistrunk were in attendance.
Special mentions and presentations were made to Jack Sistrunk (original founder) and Charlie Martin, Sr. Tommy Gallagher and Rick Bush, Golf Chairman, started the weekend off by making a toast and inviting everyone to the Irish Welcome Party the next day at the new tournament venue, Maridoe Golf Club.