*Tom Clancy, Peter Tim Lynch, Karl Lynch and Peter Tim Lynch Jnr were among the golfers hitting the fairways of Shannon Golf Club on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buckley One hundred and seventeen days after golf was last allowed, clubs throughout the country welcomed back their members on Monday.
Shannon Golf club
While the majority of club golfers concentrate on the various competitions in their clubs, those in the low handicap bracket aspire to competing in scratch cup events throughout the country and progressing on to qualifying to play in such prestigious competitions at the South of Ireland amateur championship.
*Keith Buckley. Photograph: Joe Buckley Golfing history will be made in Shannon in August of this year when the annual inter Pro competitions will be hosted by the club as this will mark the first time that the men’s and ladies events will be held together.
*Action from the 2020 South of Ireland Golf Championship in Lahinch. Photograph: Brian Arthur Golf clubs have been advised to prepare for a surge in activity as the sport becomes one of the first to resume on May 18th.