RESULTS – This years competition in honour of James Shivnan was won by James’s old fourball partner and friend, Michael Simon. Michael was presented with the James Shivnan Cup by Mary Shivnan at a presentation in the clubhouse. Sean Heslin came 2nd, Patrick Egan won the gross and Dave Purser came 3rd. The visitors prize went to David Gaffney.
The mens’ 12 hole Stableford played on Thursday the 15th saw the following prize-winners –
1st Vincent Egan 28 points, 2nd Tom Kearney 28, 3rd Lochlainn Conboy 27
The 2s club was split 5 ways between Brendan Gaffney, Lewis Shaw, Owen Garvin, Willie Tiernan and Kevin O’Connor.
LADY PRESIDENTS PRIZE – Geraldine McDermottroe’s Lady President’s day took place on Sunday the 11th of August. The winner of her prize to the ladies was someone who puts in a lot of work for the club in her role as Competition Secretary, Mary O’Hara. The other prizewinners were the following –
2nd Moira Egan, Gross Liz Dwyer, 3rd Tish Perry, Category A Susan O’Mahoney,Category B Kathleen Candon, Category C Carmel Conlon, Past President Joey Mullaney, 1st nine Ruth Hogg, 2nd nine Claire Cryan, 9 hole Eileen Jackson, Visitors Prize – Ann Keenan.
Aine Tivnan won the Lady Beginners Competition.
Lady Presidents to the Men- 1st Gerry O’Dowd, 2nd Patrick Egan, Gross Vincent Egan, 3rd Jimmy Dwyer.
INTERCLUBS –Best of luck to our men’s Connacht Shield team who take on Ballina GC in the next round of the tournament this week having knocked out County Sligo Golf Club in the first round.
FIXTURES – Our weekly men’s 12 hole stableford continues this Thursday. Michael Reid is this weeks sponsor. Next weekend is the Boyle Town Traders Shambles competition, please support our local business community who are such generous sponsors of our club.
RULES NIGHT – The club is holding a rules night this coming Wednesday the 21st in the clubhouse at 7.30. It is mainly aimed at new members, male and female, but all are welcome. We thank club member and GUI rules official Jim Mooney for once more generously donating his time in facilitating this event.