FORE!!!! Here are this week’s Golf Notes from Golf Clubs around the Mid West of Ireland.
Adare Manor Golf Club
LADIES results on August 4, 2 ball better ball sponsored by Lillian Quinn, Josie Dolan Marie Shanahan: 1st Bernie O’Dea and Brid Naughton 48 points, 2nd Kate Jordan and Andre Hitzleberger 44 points (back 9), 9 Hole qualifying competition stableford, 1st Sheena Wiseman 15 points.
Ballykisteen Golf Club
WEEKLY Competition August 2: 1st Margo O’Doherty, 2nd Pauline Costello, 3rd Ann Quane. Junior Captain’s Prize to Ladies August 7: 1st Margo O’Doherty, 2nd Cliona Finucane, 3rd Elaine Bermingham. Upcoming Event : Mixed Open Day August 21, 3 Ball Champagne Scramble, Any combination, Green fee €20.
Castletroy Golf Club
MEN’S Results: Finlay Cup – Sunday August 7, Sponsored by Limerick Packaging, 1st Michael Lynch 39pts, 2nd Laurence Bowles 37pts, 3rd Brendan Reidy 36pts, Gross Michael Murphy 32pts. Semi Open Mixed Foursomes – Friday August 5, sponsored by The Glen Tavern. Winners: Chris & Ber Murphy. Open Singles August 3, 2016, 1st Bobby O’Donoghue 36pts, 2nd Patrick McIlhenney Lahinch GC 34pts. Ladies Results, 18 Hole Open Singles – Tuesday August 2, 1st Majella Feeney 38pts, 2nd Mary Quinlan 32pts. Nine Hole Competition Winner: Marion Vaughan. Junior Results. 18 Hole Singles Stableford – Wednesday August 3, 1st Cian McNamara 34pts. B9, 2nd Ryan Power 34pts, 3rd Joe Hoare 33pts., Senior Results : 14 hole Team of 3 Champagne Scramble – July 28, 2016, 1st John O’Connor, Joe Neville and Gerry Lowe 44pts, 2nd Pat O’Sullivan, Tom Callanan and George Staunton 40pts.
East Clare Golf Club
LADIES 18 Hole Stableford Sunday, Tara Whelan- 36pts. Team of 3 Waltz, 1st- Siobhan Shanahan, Deirdre Cooney, Mary Rogers- 71pts. Seniors: 14 hole Singles, 1st Pauline Nugent, 2nd Breda O’Loughlin, 3rd Nancy Starr. Men: Sunday 18 Hole Stableford, 1st Ross Carey 40pts, 2nd John Sheehan 39pts. Thursday Open Singles, 1st- Sean Kelleher- 38pts (B/Nine). Seniors : 1st- W. Roche, J.J. Barton, J.Nagle- 74pts, 2nd- J. Fleming, B. Skeahan, P. Moloney- 73pts, 3rd- B. Cullen, P. Browne, C.davis- 72 pts. Friday night scramble : 1st- John Fahy, Hannah Guinnane, Damien Kinirey, 2nd- Mick Gough, Margaret Lynch, Margaret McNamara, 3rd- Brendan Moloney, Pat Williams, Steve Symes.
Limerick Golf Club
COMPETITION:- Open Team of two Sponsored by Limerick Golf Club, 1st Maria Kelly (Limerick) and Carol Merrich (Charleville) 41pts, 2nd Anne Marie Sexton and Peg O’Malley (Limerick) 40 pts Mens: Open Week: Monday August 1– Open Singles: 1st Alec O’ Donnell 41 pts, 2nd Stewart Fitzgerald Ballyneety 39 pts, BG John Tuohy 35 pts. Wednesday August 3 – Open vPar, 1st Mark Higgins +3 bk 3, 2nd Darragh Ahern +3. Thursday August 4 – Open Fourball Aggregate, 1st Michael Galligan, Owen O’Neill Lahinch 76 pts, 2nd Tony Pembroke Castletroy, George Hayes Castletroy 73 pts. Friday August 5 – Open Singles Stroke Play, 1st Mark McManus 67 nett, 2nd Vinnie O’Dowd 69 nett, B9 Ger Vaughan 74 gross. Saturday August 6 – Open Team of 4, Winners Noel Nash, Anthony Nash, Mark McManus, Gerry McManus 108 pts. Sun day 7– Open Singles Stroke Play, 1st Sean Poucher 42 pts, 2nd Shane Barry 41 pts, BG Michael Reddan 39 pts, Sunday August 7 – Father & Son 1st Ian Doherty, Ben Doherty 66.5, 2nd Vincent Naughton, Patrick Naughton 69.5. Sunday August 7 – Mother & Daughter, 1st Paula Comber, Laura Comber 86.5
Rathbane Golf Club
PRIDE of place this week goes to our ladies completion winner who defied the windy conditions to demolish the field with some brilliant golf: Ladies singles, 1st Teresa Stack 39pts, 2nd Maried O’Connell 32pts. Seniors Rumble winners 69 pts. Vincent Clarke, Mick O Callaghan., Fred Hofler. Men’s Weekend Singles: Fintan Costello 37 pts, John B O’Neill 37 pts, Willie Bennett 36 pts.