GOLF | Club Results Round-Up

Greenore Golf Club, Ardee Golf Club, Nuremore Golf Club

James Larkin (Greenore Coast Guard team), Chris Crawford, Frank McKay (President), Gene Duffy (captain and sponsor) Joe McNamara (Hon Sec GUI Leinster) and Seamus McParland (Leinster senior team captain) pictured before playing in the Greenore Golf Club Classic

Greenore Golf Club

Results of the 47th Scratch Cup on June 11th, kindly sponsored by Sync IT — 1st: Clem Walshe (4) (Dundalk) 75/78, 153; 2nd: Kyle Rafferty (Dundalk) 60 77/77, 154; 3rd: Anselm Henry (5) (Lurgan GC) 76/80, 156; Nett: Paul Kelly (6) (Cloverhill GC) 72/74, 146; 1st 18: James Horan (5) (Lurgan GC) 76; 1st 18 Nett: Martin Tully 8) (Balmoral GC) 72; 2nd 18: Caolan Murphy (5) 78; 2nd 18 Nett: Alan Heary (9) (Malahide GC) 71.

Results of Greenore Golf Club Classic, in conjunction with Greenore Coast Guard Team, kindly sponsored by Eugene Duffy Construction and Bellurgan Service Station — 1st: Shane Leathem (17) John McCormick (13) Dean Mulligan (6) Gary Leathem (13) 99; 2nd: Paddy Lawless (9) Joe McCarthy (10) Andrew Pike (6) Tom Clarke (17) 97; 3rd: Sean Marks (18) Patrick Carron (10) Tommy McGrane (23) Mark McGrath (12) 96.

Sat 1st: Michael McEntaggart (6) Paudie Kinlan (7) Craig Talbot (6) Declan Smith (17) 94; Sat 2nd: Oliver Dullaghan (14) Fearghal Mallon (12) Tony Eaton (16) Katie Mallon (19) 93; Sat 3rd: Mary Ryan (32) Margaret Hanley (25) Kay McCartan (9) Angela McParland (15) 93; Sat 4th: Paul Casey (14) David Sharkey (11) Rob Edwards (5) Declan Kenny (6) 89; Sat Non GUI Handicaps 1st: Richard Brennan (3) H McGinn, C Hartnett, Austin McCann (6) 99; Sat Non GUI Handicaps 2nd: Laurence Fitzsimmons (19) M Hogan, P King, Simon Arthur (19) 99, Sat Non GUI Handicaps 3rd: Kevin McVeigh (19) F Cole, A Campbell, C Cardisa 97.

Fri 1st: Jim Sheridan (11) Kieran Reidy (16) Andy Beattie (17) Charlie Patterson (18) 95, Fri 2nd: A McArdle (16) P Callaghan (28) P Woods (10) Michael McGahon (13) 95; Fri 3rd: James Maguire (10) S Smyth (8) G Devine (19) D McDonald (15) 91; Fri 4th: Kevin Maguire (9) Oliver Dullaghan (14) Brian Jennings (14) Tom Ward (13) 91; Fri Non GUI Handicaps 1st: Liam McCreesh (13) T Mallie, R Donnelly, D McKee (14) 94; Fri Non GUI Handicaps 2nd: Sean McNulty (17) Paul Smyth (14) F Woods, PJ Halpenny 94; Fri Non GUI Handicaps 3rd: P Mulligan (12) R Halpin, J Reilly, B Grennan (9) 86.

Results of The Centenary Trophy, kindly sponsored by Helix Innovation Partnerships Ltd — 1st: Gavin McErlean (5) 66; Gross: Kevin Rogan (3) 72; Category One: Brian Farrell (8) 69; Category Two: Michael Concannon (13) 68; Category Three: Jim Holland (19) 68.

Results of the 18 Hole Stableford kindly sponsored by MacTec — 1st: Daniel O’Connor (13) 39; 2nd: Robert Murphy (16) 38.

Results of the Open Fourball kindly sponsored by the family of the late Veronica Quinn — 1st: Fearghal Mallon (12) and Katie Mallon (19) 45; 2nd: Shane Leathem (17) and John McCormick (13) 43; 3rd: Michael McGahon (13) and Aideen McGahon (16) 43.

Results of the Open Men’s Singles sponsored by Seven’s Coach Hire — 1st: Dermot O’Farrell (22) 32; 2nd: Eugene Duffy (20) 31; Gross: Cian Dullaghan (0) 31; 3rd: Patrick McManus (12) (Ardglass GC) 30.

Results of the Open Men’s Singles sponsored by Mr Seamus McVeigh — 1st: Philip McGovern (14) (Mannan Castle GC) 43; 2nd: Brendan Reavey (11) 40; Gross: Cian Dullaghan (0) 38; 3rd: Joseph Whelan (12) 38.

Ardee Golf Club

Results of the Singles Stableford held on June 10th — 1st: Liam Travers 37 (back 9), 2nd: Wayne Kilcoyne 37, 3rd: Paul Moynagh 36 (back 9), Gross: Brendan Healy 31.

Results of the Stableford Singles category competition 1–4 held on June 11th — Category One (1–5) 1st: Darren Henry 37, Category Two (6–12) 1st: Eamonn Breen Jr 38, Category Three (13–18) 1st: Mark McCartney 40 (back 9), Category Four (19–28) 1st: Brendan McEvoy 43.

Ardee Ladies Golf Club

Results of the 18 Hole Stableford, sponsored by Peter Callaghan on June 7th — 1st: Angela Hand 20, 2nd: Gillian Breen 39, Gross: Aoife Caffrey 28, 3rd: Kathryn Whately 39.

Nuremore Golf Club

There is a group of young, and not so young, bucks playing excellent golf around Nuremore Golf Club this year.

Darragh Kelly and David Eakin are probably in the vanguard but at the moment there is only a hair’s breadth between them and about six or seven others. They qualified for the matchplay stages of the Junior Cup and that in itself is no mean feat.

Very prominent among that excellent band is Paudie McEneaney. Last week, off the very back tees in Nuremore, Paudie was able to put together 38 points stableford.

Eagles used be rare birds around any golf course but now, it seems, they are 10 a penny. These young golfers are able to reach most par fives in two shots something which used only be in the gift of the real pros.

Paudie had a tap in eagle at the second hole and supplemented it with birdies on the 8th 10th and 12th. Surprisingly he scratched the straightforward 6th and the 17th holes or he would have broken 40 points in a canter. Excellent golf Paudie! Keep it up and all of the young lions will have to keep glancing over their shoulders.

Eoin Sherry has not joined this elite group as yet but rest assured he is heading that way. Anyone that remembers Eoin from his footballing days knows that when he sets his mind to something he gives it his all.

Already he has all the individual skills required and all he needs to do is hone these skills. He is blessed with immense distance off the tee and has most of the other shots but just needs to put them all together in time.

He had seven pars and a birdie in compiling 36 points on Saturday and no doubt he will add to this in the very near future.

On the evening of the Captain’s V the President’s we were warned to keep an eye out for a certain Brendan McGovern. The pundit who warned me said that he would be making the headlines very quickly and that is only 10 days ago! Well with 36 points this weekend Brendan has heralded his arrival in no uncertain manner. Apparently he has a classic swing and a silky touch so the sky’s the limit for Brendan.

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