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Monday 5 December 2016

Move over Rory: Ronan Keating's nephew (12) set for golf glory

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Ronan and his nephew Dylan
Ronan and his nephew Dylan
Dylan Keating, nephew of Ronan Keating, will compete in this year's U.S. Kids European Golf Championships.

He's still in primary school, but Dylan Keating looks set to become Ireland's next golfing ace as he takes part in this year's US Kids European Championship.

The schoolboy (12), who is a nephew of Boyzone singer Ronan Keating, will tee off today in the prestigious minors tournament, which takes place in East Lothian in Scotland.

Singer Ronan and his TV producer fiance Storm Uechtritz took time out from travelling Asia for Boyzone's latest tour to wish him well in the competition.

"Good luck for the #EuropeanChampionships tomorrow @dylankeating21 !!!! @rokeating and I are cheering you on from the Philippines," Storm wrote on Instagram.

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Irish golfing star Shane Lowry also tweeted his support for Dylan, writing, "Good luck to @dylankeating21 competing in the US junior kids that starts tomorrow. "

The Louth boy's father Gary, a brother of Ronan, will act as his caddy in the event. The proud dad admitted ahead of the competition that he was excited for his son.

"Solid practice round today @dylankeating21 excited for tomorrow," Gary posted yesterday,

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