RESULTS – The mens’ Thursday 12 hole Stableford played on the 24th of May was won by Vincent Egan with a score of 27 points, just edging out Michael Gilmartin and Lewis Shaw who both had 26 points. A fundraising competition for Boyle Courthouse was played on Saturday the 26th and was won by Niall Kearney with 38 points. Second place went to Paul Connolly who also had 38 points, Brendan Gaffney took the best gross score prize and Pat Conroy came third. The Bart Moran Cup, sponsored by Aidan Ray Menswear, was played on Sunday the 27th of May and was won by Gerry O’Dowd, who continued a run of form with a great score of 63 nett. Second prize went to Michael Simon with 68 nett, beating Vincent Egan on count-back. Charlie O’Donnell claimed the prize for best gross score. The ladies competition on the same day was for the Dr Niamh Nangle Cup, which was won this year by Moira Egan, with Claire Cryan coming second.
INTERCLUB – Congratulations to Tish Perry’s Mixed Foursomes team who had a good win against Castle Dargan in the first round of the Irish Mixed Foursomes Competition and we wish them all the best in the next round against Strandhill.
UPCOMING COMPETITIONS – On the 10th of June, the Presidents Prize to the men takes place, the format being an 18 hole Strokeplay, with the players with the best scores taking part in a 9 hole play-off later the same evening. The competition planned for next weekend was to be a mixed foursomes competition for the Boyle Motor Works Cup, but at the time of writing it appeared that this competition may have to be postponed. If this is the case, details of any replacement competition will be posted on the clubs Facebook page and website during the week.
JUNIOR GOLF – The clubs Junior Golf programme kicks off for the year this coming Wednesday the 30th of May at 6 pm. This is open to all boys and girls from 8 years upwards interested in learning the basic skills of the game. There is no need to bring any golf equipment, everything necessary will be provided.