Beck a good winner in Clonmel

Thomastown golfing society held their second outing of the year at Clonmel golf club on Saturday. The outing was for the Noel O’Reilly memorial trophy and it also counted as a Golfer of the Year event.

Thomastown golfing society held their second outing of the year at Clonmel golf club on Saturday. The outing was for the Noel O’Reilly memorial trophy and it also counted as a Golfer of the Year event.

Twenty-five players tackled what was a tricky course, particuraly the greens, yet the scoring was good.

Results - 1 Christy Beck 36pts; 2 Willie Dempsey 34pts; 3 P.J. O’Reilly 33pts; 4 Denis Brophy 33pts; 5 Niall Gregory 32pts.

Front 9, Joe Forristal 18pts; back 9, Shane O’Brien 17pts.

The draw for the first round of the matchplay was made. Draw - Ger Maher/Tommy Behan v Joe Lannon/Eoin Delahunty; Alan Hoyne/Aidan Lee v Mark Delahunty/Ger Sheehan; Niall Gregory/Michael Delahunty v Richie Cuddihy/Pat Keane; Michael Murphy/Willie Dempsey v Ted Hoyne/Michael Bolger; Joe Forristal/Dean Dalton v Brian Blanchfield/Brian Cahill; Pat O’Hanlon/Seamus O’Brien v Shane O’Brien/Seamus Lee; Laurence Walsh/Seamus O’Hara v Sean Kiely/Derek Lanigan;

Bart Begley/John Skehan v Richard McMahon/Michael Kennedy.

Members were reminded that all games have to be played before the next outing in Faithlegg golf club on May 19.