An 18 hole Strokeplay competition took place on Sunday the 29th of April with first prize being the sought after “Voucher” for a years free membership. This year Cian Smith prevailed with a fine score of 62 nett, beating Brendan Gaffney into second with 65. Lorcan Egan won the prize for best gross score and Tom Kearney came third with 66 nett. Tom’s business, “Quality Meats”, which is based in the Wine Street car park in Sligo, was the sponsor of the competition. The club thanks Tom for his generous sponsorship.
The mens’ 12 hole competition which took place on Thursday the 26th was won by Michael Simon with 27 points, just pipping Brendan Gaffney’s 26 points. Gerry Carty took third place with 24 points.
The coming week sees a lot of golf taking place on the course, with the men taking on Ballinamore in the “Connacht Seniors Tournament” on Wednesday the 2nd, the mens’ 12 hole weekly competition taking place on Thursday as usual, followed by the “Crumlin Classic” competition taking place from Saturday the 5th to Monday the 7th. This will be played as a Threeball Rumble. Also on the Saturday of the same weekend, another of the mens’ interclub teams, the “All Ireland Fourball” team, are playing Strandhill in the second round of this competition.
KING HARMON CUP
The epic that was the 2017 King Harmon Matchplay competition is coming near an end with news that the final pair left standing are Gerry O’Hara and Brendan Gaffney. The club wishes the best of luck to both gentlemen and urges them to play the final before the commencement of the 2018 competition!