Members of the Ennis senior men’s social group played for the Pat McGuire memorial cup last week when Michael Irwin emerged as the winner with 42 points.
He won on a countback from Tim Kelly who also returned 42 points while Michel Dempsey was in tbird spot, a point back with 41 points. The 9 hole competition was won by Pat Cahill with 20 points.
The Ennis lady captain’s (Ann White) prize to the men, a golfer of the year competition, was the competition at the weekend when Diarmuid Meere (13) emerged as the winner with 66 nett. He was one ahead of David Cassidy (15) with Jim Griffin (17) in third spot with 68 followed by Stevie Keane (14) with 69.
Martin O’Neill (7) won the gross with 75 while the category winners were Alfred Jones (9) with 72, Ian Myatt (10) with 69 and Philip Brigdale (22) with 69.
The Friday open singles was won by David Considine (41) with 41 pointrs from Brian O’Connell, Woodstock (39) with 40 points with third spot filled by Andrew McGloin (9) also with 40 points. Sean Myatt (scratch) won the gross with 37 points.
The Tuesday fourball was won by Eddie Glenny and Damon Murphy with 33 points from Tim Kelly and Tom Woulfe with 32, G. Wilkins and Andrew McGloin with 30, Steve Burns and Michael Irwin with 30.
This weekend’s competition will be the club classic which will be played on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
East Clare Golf Club:
The ladies 18 hole stableford competition at East Clare on Sunday was won by Noreen Skehan with 34 points.
The ladies Wednesday competition was won by Mary Bugler, Teresa Bradley and Joan Kinsella with 33 points from Kay Grimes, Margaret MacNamara and Marie Kelly with 32 points.
In the ladies 9 hole re-entry competition the winner was Mary Farrell with 42 points from Mary Bugler with 39 with Margaret Lynch in third spot with 38 points.
Last week’s senior men’s competition was won by Tom Larkin and Sean Ahern from Steve Lynch and Kevin Wallis with third spot filled by Kevin Burke and John Fahy.
The men’s open singles on Thursday was won by Terry Coughlan with 41 points from Donal O’Grady with 40 points with third spot filled by Noel Nash with 38 points.
The weekly men’s open singles continues on Thursdays while the mixed summer scramble continues every Friday evening from 5.30p.m. to 6.30p.m.
Dromoland Golf Club:
The men’s competition at Dromoland at the weekend was a rumble which was won by Mark Reynolds and Niall Cannon with 55 points. They had one to spare over Adam Merriman and Robert Deegan while third place was filled by Alan White and Seamus Lawlor who also had 54 points.
Kilrush Golf Club:
The vice captains, Stephanie Roughan and Bernard Coleman’s prizes will be played for at Kilrush on this Saturday and a timesheet will be in operation.
Meanwhile the competition at the club over the June Bank Holiday weekend was a team of three sponsored by Shannonside. The winners with 95 points were Tom Dillon and Dillon and Thomas Mullins. In second place with 86 points were Terry O’Hare, Declan Kearns and Thomas Coffey followed by John M Cuggeran, Michael Miniter and Anthony Gilmartin with 84 points with fourth spot filled by
Austin Handy, John Sherin and Tony McMahon, also with 84 points.
Last week’s ladies competition was won by Mary Bolton (19) with 40 points from Jean Lorigan (33) with 37 points with third spot filled by Claire Pyne (22) also with 37 points. The 12 hole winner was Anne McMahon with 25 points,
Woodstock Golf Club:
The weekly seniors outing at Woodstock on Tuesday was won by Paddy Meehan, Greg Fogarty and Mike Foley with 47 points.
Michael Ensko (23) won the open singles at Woodstock last week with 45 points. Jason Considine (1) won the gross with 38 points while the category winners were Barry Scanlan (12) with 41 points, Martin White (19) with 44 points and Darren Malone (29) wth 45 points.
The weekend club singles competition saw David McNamara (28) claim the honours with 46 points while Ross Kenny Junior (-5) won the gross with 36 points. The category winners were Ken Horgan (8) with 40 points, John McBride (15) with 42 points and Noel Crowe (23) with 44 points.
The Bank Holiday Monday team of four scramble was won by Barry Scanlan, Joe Colleran, John Baker and Aaron Lavery with 52.8
Shannon Golf Club:
The Jim O’Donnell memorial was the competition at Shannon last weekend when Jim Begley (24) emerged with the honours with a score of 63. Dermot O’Donoghue (6) won the gross with 71
In category A Bryan Power (4) won with 70 from John O’Connell (7) with 71 and Chris Willets (3) with 72.
Larry Egan (13) won category B with 65 from Pat Downes (15), also with 65 with third spot filled by Kevin Corry (16) with 67. In category C the winner was Derry O’Neill (26) with 65 from Andy Farrell (27), also with 65 and Fergus Murphy (20) with 69.
The 18 hole singles off the green tees was won by Bob McInerney (15) with 42 points from Kevin O’Loughlin (27) with 40 points with third spot filled by Liam Heffernan (17) with 39 points.
Paul Kilbridge (8) won the men’s 9 hole singles with 22 points. The Pierce Purcell team defeated Kilrush last week and will now play Woodstock in the next round of the competition.
The mixed foursomes team play Spanish Point on this Thursday at 4p.m. while the Jimmy Bruen team will play Ennis on Sunday at 3p.m.
The June medal (Paddy Carroll memorial) will be played for on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Gort Golf Club:
The open singles at Gort on Bank holiday Monday was won by John Hogan (27) with 43 points while Trevor Cummins (7) won the gross with 34 points.
The Minihane’s SuperValu sponsored weekend singles was won by John Cunningham (17) with 46 points with the gross won by David Quirke (3) with 34 points. The category winners were Gerard Niland (6) with 39 points, Pat Corcoran (18) with 40 points and Eoin Mahon (26) with 45 points. John O’Donnell recorded a hole in one at the 8th.
In the Friday open singles, Michael McNamara (29) was the winner with 38 points
Meanwhile the ladies 18 hole singles last week resulted in Siobhan Forde (12) winning category 1 with 26 points. Macella Killeen (27) with 42 points won category 2 while the category 3 winner was Tracey Brennan (34) with 29 points with category 4 honours going to Patricia Lyons (44) with 37 points.
The May open team of 4 champagne scramble was won by Shane Murphy, Michael Killeen, Chris Fennessy and Ronnie Killeen with 118 points. Second place was filled by John Dempsey, Craig Harding, Michael and Margaret McMahon with 109 points and they were followed by Yvonne Hogan, Coley and Joe Smyth and Malachy Whyte with 108 points.
Sixmilebridge Golf Society:
Dean Costello recorded his first win with the Sixmilebridge golf society when he carded the best score at an outing to Nenagh last weekend. He won the outing from Ed Crowe with Chris Wason third and Keven Fennessy in fourth place.
The winners of the nines were Alan Mulready and Bobby Deegan.