The first major of the year took place last weekend. It is one which is unique in our golfing calendar as both ladies and gents compete for the top prize.
After 27 holes, Seamus Gallagher emerged the victor by 2 shots with a total score of 96 having qualified on 65 nett. This is Seamus’ second major in the space of two years, having claimed the 2014 Captain’s Prize. A full list of winners are as follows:
1st Overall Seamus Gallagher; Ladies 1st Liz Dwyer; Men’s 1st (Excluding Overall) Pat Conroy; Ladies 2nd Regina McLoughlin; Men’s 2nd Liam Whyte; Ladies Gross Claire Cryan; Men’s Gross Gary Carty; Ladies 3rd Sandra McCrann; Men’s 3rd Michael Rush; Category 0-18 Michael Simon; Category 19-24 Paul Connolly; Category 25-36 Aisling Gaughran; 1st Nine Vincent Egan; 2nd Nine Cillian Doyle; 3rd Nine Shane Loftus; Nearest the Pin Aisling Gaughran; Longest Drive Lewis Shaw.
The weekend opened on a positive note with the successful running of our Quiz and Curry Night on Friday. The winning team was comprised of Aileen Madden, Claire Cryan, Aisling Gaughran & Lizzie O’Sullivan. In second place was Tommy King, Liam Mullaney, Michael Rush & Gary Carty. Thanks to Susan and Brendan who coordinated proceedings and to Mary who provided the catering.
Other Recent Results:
Ladies 18 Hole Stableford (Tuesday 26th )
1st Annette Bartlett 36pts; 2nd Marie Hanmore Cawley 35pts.
Men’s 9 Hole Open (Thursday 28th)
1st Michael Simon 18pts.
Scramble (Friday 29th)
1st Charlie O’Donnell, Michael Rush & Carmel Keenan.
9 Hole Stableford (Monday May 2nd)
Michael Rush 19pts.
Charlie O’Donnell 18pts.
Events this week:
Thursday: Men’s 12 Hole Open
Friday: Evening Social Golf (Scramble)
Friday & Saturday: Geevagh GAA Classic
Sunday: Ladies & Gents (GOY) 18 Hole Stableford.
Also, the monthly meetings of the men’s and ladies club will take place at 8.30pm in the clubhouse. It will be followed by the management meeting.
Golf lessons for juniors will resume on the morning of Saturday May 14th. Arrangements are also being made for the recommencement of a weekly golf class for adults. More details to follow.