Foley wins President’s Prize

PRESIDENT Tom Coburn was delighted with the great turnout for his Prize competition, which was held at the weekend.

PRESIDENT Tom Coburn was delighted with the great turnout for his Prize competition, which was held at the weekend.

The fabulous weather over the weekend led to some wonderful golf. The competition was 18 hole single stroke play with a nine hole play-off on Sunday evening. Graignamanagh native Alan Foley qualified with a 59 nett and was a deserving winner over the 27 holes.

Results, President’s Prize: 1 Alan Foley (13), 95.5; 2 Ronnie Rowan (13), 99.5; 3 John Quinn (16), 100; gross Ted Joyce (8), 102; 4 Damien Clarke (19), 102; 5 Liam Walsh (18), 102; 6 John Hickey (17), 104.5; 7 Michael Hanrahan (13), 104.5; 8 John Brennan (20), 105. Junior: Patrick O’Neill (7), 108.5. Past President: Kevin Cosgrave (18), 109.5. Senior Prize: William McGee (19), 106.5. Friday Prize: Sean Hanafin (16), 68. Saturday Prize: Edmund Gallahue (11), 68. Sunday Prize: Pat Byrne (16), 70.

INTER-CLUB - Borris scored a 3-2 win over Kilkenny in the Brennan Cup. However, they were beaten by the same scoreline when the Pierce Purcell Cup team lost their tie against Wicklow.

SCOTCH - Results, Open Scotch Foursomes: 1 Shane Foley (10) & Michael Hanrahan (12), 63pts; 2 Sean Hanafin (16) & Liam Shinnors (14), 65pts; 3 Ted Joyce (7) & Luke Roche (13), 67pts.

LADIES - Results, Ladies Committee Prize: 1 Eileen Kelly (22), 71pts; 2 Margaret Collins (14), 72pts; 3 Valerie Gallagher (16), 75pts; gross Joan Burgess (9), 87pts gross; 4 Mary Wemyss (23), 75pts; 5 Emer O’Brien (23), 76pts last nine; 6 Deirdre Attride (21), 76pts.

DIARY - Saturday/Sunday: Open two person team event (any combination) in aid of Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care. June 28: Seniors Open. Tee times available from 059-9773143 (bar) or 059- 9773310 (office).