Sunday, June 20, 2021

Update 21st June

 FIXTURES- The James Shivnan Cup takes place on Sunday the 27th of June, the PGA Tankard will be on Sunday the 4th of June, and the first of this year's majors, Mens’ President Padraic O’Connell’s prize will be on Sunday the 11th of June.

RESULTS - Congratulations to Gerry Carty who beat Vincent Egan in the final of the 2020 King Harmon Cup competition.

The Drumderrig Cup 18 hole Stroke competition was played on Sunday the 20th of June, with results to follow during the week.

Pat Conroy was the winner of this year's King Cup competition played on Sunday the 13th of June, with a tremendous 45 points. An in-form Marc O’Connor took 2nd place with 42 points, David Wynne claimed the prize for the best gross score. Jim Callery played some fine golf to have a score of 41 points and took 3rd place.

In the Men's weekly 12 hole played on Thursday the 10th of June, Adam Daly was first with 30 points, 2nd Pat Conroy 28, 3rd John McGuinn 26. Martin Daly won the 2s club. The competition on the 17th of June was won by Gerry Nerney’s 27 points, 2nd Paddy McLoughlin 26, 3rd Mark Feehan 24.

INTERCLUBS - Liam Whyte’s Pierce Purcell team claimed a major scalp in the first round of this year's competition, knocking out Co Sligo Golf Club (Rosses Point), who have won the All Ireland final of this tournament on several occasions. The win was achieved despite Boyle having the disadvantage of 3 matches in Rosses Point and 2 in Boyle. Charlie O’Donnell and Gerry Carty won their match on the 17th in Boyle, Liam Whyte and Sean Heslin had a tighter game, not overcoming their opposites until the 20th. Word came through from the Point that Boyle had won 2 matches there - Brendan Gaffney and Paul Connolly winning 3 holes up with 2 to play, and first-time interclub players Lochlann Conboy and Lee McKillen trouncing their opposites, 5 holes up with 4 to play. Boyle’s 3rd pairing of David Gallagher and Jim Suffin were called in at this point as the match had been won, they were level with their opposites on the 14th so Boyle could well have won this match as well. Congratulations to all. Our Pierce Purcell team now take on Strandhill in the second round in 2 weeks.

This week we wish good luck to John McGuinns All Ireland Fourball team vs Rosses Point this Wednesday the 23rd, and Paddy McLoughlins Seniors in the Fred Perry Cup (yet again vs Rosses Point) the following day, Thursday the 24th. Members are welcome to come up and support the teams in these matches. Sent from my iPhone

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