The Paddy Conn trophy, a scotch foursomes competition, was played for at Ennis over the weekend when the winners were Padraig Cusack and Fintan McEvoy with 48 points.

They won by three from the father and son combination of Enda and Steve Burns with Flan Lyons and Noel Normoyle a further two points back on 43 points.

Last week’s ladies 18 hole competition at Ennis was won by Mary T. McMahon (22) with 43 points. She had four to spare over Bridie Hanrahan (21) with Ruth Nihill (18) a point further back in in third place.

In the 9 hole competition the winner was Anne Kelly (14) with 24 points. She won from Monica Finnerty (13) with 21points with third place filled by Mary O’Halloran (17) also with 21 points

Friday’s scramble was won by Jimmy Kearns, Damian Murphy and Kathleen Pyne with 42,2 from Carmel Cummins, Simon Daly and Gerry O’Brien with 42.5. In third place with 44.7 were Margaret Flanagan, Enda Burns and Michael O’Grady.

A similar competition will take place this Friday with the first draw at 5.45p.m.

Woodstock Golf Club:

The winner of the ladies 18 hole stableford competition at Woodstock was Deirdre Molyneaux (23) with 39 points.

Last week’s men’s singles competition was won by Bryan Clune (19) with 44 points from Frank Landy (16) with 42 points, Pat O’Brien (17) with 42 points and Sean Crowe (2) with 40 points.

The winners of the Woodstock senior men’s outing on Tuesday were Sean Howard, Eugene Conroy, Eugene Quinn and John O’Donovan with 47.8. Weekly outings for the seniors continue on Tuesdays

Dromoland Golf Club:

The competition at Dromoland at the weekend was a golfer of the year strokeplay outing off the blue tees which was won by Brian Arthur (10) with 66 nett.

He won on a countback from Paul O’Brien (20) with Shane Browne (24) in third place with 76. Mark Reynolds (3) won the gross with 75.

John Hourigan (15) was the winner of the white tees strokeplay competition with 68.

Last week’s ladies 18 hole stableford competition was won by Joan Dunne with 36 points from Patricia Moroney with 35 and Dolores Fox with 34.

The 9 hole competition was won by Mary Arthur with 19 points.

Sunday’s ladies crystal competition was won by Leslie O’Flynn with 40 points from Dolores Fox with a similar score with Anne Fahy in third place with 39 points followed by Ann Nix with 36 points, Sandra Moylan with 35 points and Siobhan Dooban, also with 35 points. Suzanne McConway won the gross with 24 points. Theresa Reddan won the ladies 9 hole competition on Sunday with 18 points

Kilrush Golf Club:

Shane Carey (13) emerged as the winner in the final of the Johnson’s Bar competition at Kilrush with 42 points.

In category 1 the winner was David Abbott (12) with 38 points from Dominic Enright (10) with 36 points. Brendan Carey (17) won category 2 with 37 points from Noel Thornton (15) who had a similar score.

The category 3 winner was Matthew Dillon (21) with 40 points from Martin McNamara (12) while the nines were won by Pat Mulcahy (23) with 19 points and Jason Gallagher (16) with 20 points.

East Clare Golf Club:

There was a big entry for the East Clare club’s open classic fundraiser last week when the men’s team of three champagne scramble was won by Paul (5) and Edward Fitzgerald (21) and Evan Quaid (24) with 70 points from Nigel Frost (2), Tim Crowe (24), and John Nihill (24) with 68 points with third place filled by Pete Waldron (16), Willie McGonagle (24) and Tom Costigan (24), also with 68 points.

The team of three mixed was won by Breda McCarthy (39), Maureen Clune (37) and Brian Clune(19) with 72 points from Eileen Donnellan (17), David McNamara (21) and Danny Minogue (16) with 64 points. In third place were Noreen (23), John G (18) and Shane Doyle (18) with 63 points.

In the ladies section the winners were Noreen Skehan (25), Mary Farrell (39) and Noreen O’Grady (18) with 67 points from Eileen Donnellan (17), Evelyn Skehan (20) and Maureen Clune (37) with 60 points followed by Catherine Minogue (24), Margaret Hoey(40) and Siobhan Shanahan (17), also with 60 points.

The ladies 18 hole singles was won by Maria Kennedy (42) with 47 points from Geraldine Finnegan (35) with 41 points while the 9 hole singles winner was Margaret Hoey (40) with 18 points.

In the men’s singles competition the winner was Patrick McKenna (13) with 44 points from Kevin McCarthy (8) with 42 points.

The weekend men’s singles was won by Brian Lenihan (17) with 44 points from Paddy Meehan (11) with 41 points.

Gort Golf Club:

The Bob Forde trophy, an 18 hole singles stableford competition sponsored by T.J. O’Mahoney, Gort, was played for at Gort at the weekend when the winner was Michael Ryan (24) with 45 points while the gross was won by Joe Moran (2) with 34 points.

The category 1 winner was Sean Daly (15) with 40 points, category 2 was won by John Cunningham (18) with 42 points while the category 3 winner was Kyle MacFarlane (28) with 39 points.

In the ladies 18 hole stroke competition the category 1 winner was Anne Connolly (18) with 73. Anne Kerins (22) won category 2 with 75, Marion Mulvey Fahy (37) won category 3 with 71 while Teresa Brennan (52) won category 4 with 78.

The Bank holiday Monday ladies singles was won by Sinead Collins (25) with 36 points from Anne Connolly (18) with 34 points.

Lissycasey:

Kilrush will be the venue on Saturday June 1 for a team of four fundraiser in aid of Lissycasey GAA club. There are some times available on Friday afternoon May 31 for this competition also.

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