RESULTS – Lorcan Egan was the winer of the mens’ midweek 12 hole stableford competition held on Thursday 21/6 with a score of 26 points. Patrick Egan and Paul Connolly took 2nd and 3rd place with 24 and 22 points respectively.. The 18 hole strokeplay competition that took place on Sunday the 24th was sponsored by mens’ president Michael Simon’s business Cleansave, for which the club extends its gratitude to Michael. This competition was won by Gerry O’Hara’s fantastic 61 nett, which was a full 5 shots clear of second placed Seamus Gallagher’s 66. Seamus edged out third placed Frank Casserley’s 66 on countback and Niall Sweeney claimed the prize for best gross score.
FIXTURES – Upcoming competitions for this week include the usual mens’ midweek 12 hole stableford competition on Thursday and a fundraiser competition for the Boyle Horse and Summer Show this coming Saturday the 30th of June. The show is chaired by club member Fiona Keenan. The format of the fundraiser will be an 18 hole stableford. Next Sunday the 1st of July sees an 18 hole stableford competition sponsored by Boyle business Frank Geelan Trophies. The club thanks Frank for sponsoring this competition and his ongoing sponsorship over the years.
OPEN WEEK – One of the main events of the golfing year in Boyle starts next week when our “Open Week” tees off with 9 hole strokeplay competitions on the Monday for ladies and gents, followed by “Ladies Day” on the Tuesday with an 18 hole stableford competition for the ladies and a 9 hole stableford for the men taking place. Wednesday sees the ever popular Mixed Foursomes Competition. There are also ladies and gents 9 hole stableford competitions on that Wednesday. On Thursday there will be an 18 hole strokeplay competition for the men and a 9 hole stableford for the ladies, whilst the final competition of the week will be an 18 hole “3 ball Scramble” on the Friday.
Provisionally, we are planning to host a presentation of prizes and barbeque night on that Friday and to catch up with some much overdue instalments of our monthly draw!