Published on May 25th, 2016 | by BoyleToday.com
Boyle Golf club news
Last Sunday’s Gents Competition was won by Charlie O’Donnell (9) 39 pts, 2nd Michael Reid (16) 38 pts, Gross Gary Carty (6) 31 pts (gross score), & 3rd Pat Brogan (20) 35 pts.
Thursday’s Gent’s 12 Hole Open Competition was won by Michael Gilmartin 26pts, while in 2nd was Pat Conroy 25 pts.
The winning team from Friday Evening’s Scramble was Michael Simon, Michael Reid, Michael Gilmartin & Marie Gallagher.
In Ladies Golf News, the Countess of Granard Foursomes held last weekend was won by the pairing of Joey Mullaney and Carmel Conlon. The runners up were Mandy Toolan and Marie Hanmore Cawley.
On Sunday next, May 29th, there will be two 18 hole stroke competitions, one for ladies & one for gents. These are the President’s Prize to Ladies and Round 8 of our Golfer of the Year Competition respectively.
As usual, a 12 hole open competition will take place on Thursday for gents and a scramble on Friday Evening for all members.
Commiserations to the Seniors Team who were beaten by Strandhill on a scoreline of 3.5-1.5 last Wednesday. On a more positive note, a massive well done to Brendan Gaffney and his Jimmy Bruen team who defeated a Strandhill outfit, a club regarded as one of the kingpins of Connacht golf at that level. Shane O’Dowd & Jonathan Egan provided the decisive winning point away from home after fighting back from 3 down to seal victory on the 19th. Next up is neighbouring 9 holer Ballaghaderreen.
There was disappointment for the ladies Revive Active Fourball team who were beaten 3-2 by Ballinrobe on Monday.
Upcoming matches include ties against Castle Dargan in the Mixed Foursomes on Wednesday and again in the Pierce Purcell on Saturday. Both of these are home draws.
Round 1 matches in the King Harmon Cup are now completed. Well done to all who have progressed. The deadline for round 2 matches to be played by is Saturday June 4th.
Get into Golf Schools Programme
On Tuesday some representatives from the club visited two primary schools in Boyle along with the CGIs participation officer Justin O’Byrne. The main aim of this program is to give kids their first taste of golf in a fun and safe environment, and to invite them to come along with their parents to an introductory night at the golf club this Thursday evening at 7.30pm for one hour. More coverage of our visits to follow.