Woodstock’s Aideen Walsh was crowned Irish Mid-Amateur champion at the weekend in Portsalon, winning with a score of -5, one ahead of Emma O’Driscoll Ballybunion.
Brian Gilligan won the inaugural Donal Kenny Memorial Scratch Matchplay. Tony Nugent was Brian’s opponent in the final played on Sunday afternoon. The competition was a great success with a fantastic field of competitors.
Kieran Cunnane Painting Contractors, Ltd sponsored this competition. It is expected that this competition will be a major fixture in the club’s yearly programme of events for the foreseeable future.
Meanwhile, in the club singles at the weekend Eoin Collins (12) was the winner with 41 points from David Greene (11) with 39 with Ruairi Breen (13) a point further back in third place with 38 points. Aidan Mulcahy (6) won the gross with 32 points. There will be another club singles this weekend
Shannon Golf Club:
Anna Corry (34) was the winner of the Rineanna plate at Shannon last week with 35 points. She had one to spare over Joan Hoctor (26) with Dee O’Connell (49) in third place with 32 points Rose doyle (10) won the gross with 27 points.
The ladies September 9 hole stableford winner was Maire O’Donnell (20) with 22 points while the FAB 9 hole ladies winner for September was Carmel McMahon (24) with 16 points.
Kilrush Golf Club:
The winner of the weekend’s men’s open singes at Kilrush was Malcolm McCarthy (8) with 37 points.
Declan O’Donovan (9) won category 1 with 35 points, Pat Shannon 18) won category 2 with 34 points and Mark Cottam (24) won category 3 with 33 points,
Dominic Enright (12) won the front nine with the Back 9 honours going to Feargal S. Crowley (12) and both had 20 points.
Dromoland Golf Club:
The competition at Dromoland at the weekend was a 3 ball scramble in aid of Cahercalla Hospice. The winners were Enda Hennegan, David Reidy and Diarmuid O’Connor with 53.25. they had one stroke to spare over Padraic Duddy, Brian Hickey and Dermot McMahon with third spot filled by Kyle Neylon, Connor Ryan and Emmet Costigan with 55.75.
Gort Golf Club:
The men’s singles stableford competition at Gort at the weekend was won by Michael Killeen (16) with 46 points.
P.J. McAllen (19) won category 1 with 41 points, Paddy Prendergast (15) won category 2, also with 41 points while Gerry Fahey (24) won category 3 with 40 points. The gross was won by David Quirke (2) with 37 points.
In the ladies 18 hole stableford competition category 1 was won by Siobhan Forde (11) with 37 points. Phil Mulkerrins (26) won category 2 with 26 points and Ena Furey (31) won category 3 with 31 points.
Shauna Burke (15) won the Friday open singles with 31 points while the 9 hole singles was won by Geraldine Quinn (18) with 20 points.