Team Harrington wins Winter League

THERE was that winning Winter feeling as Paul Whelan’s Team Harrington won the Mountain View GC Winter League.

THERE was that winning Winter feeling as Paul Whelan’s Team Harrington won the Mountain View GC Winter League.

Whelan’s side took the spoils with 35 points to spare over their nearest rivals Bobby Hearne’s Team McIlroy. With all six scores to count in the final round last weekend the winners scored 222 points to finish on 742 points.

In second place, Team McIlroy finished with a total of 707 points. The winning team featured Paul Whelan, T.J. Coughlan, Jim Dunne, Seamus O’Brien, Brian O’Neill and Mark Phelan. Runners-up were Bobby Hearne, T.J. Dowling, Denis Brennan, John Clarke, John Coffey and Brendan Fennelly.

Detailed results are posted in the clubhouse and on www.mviewgolf.com.

WINTER - The club will hold an Open midweek Winter League (running from Monday to Thursday) for 15 weeks from Monday, December 5 to Thursday, March 15. Entry fee is E15 for visitors (group of three visitors E30), senior visitors E10, members E5 and E3 for senior members.

All rounds will be played in 18 hole single stableford format, with points awarded to the top three places each week (first = 6pts, 2nd = 4pts and third 2pts) with maximum points from eight rounds or less to count at the end of the competition). There will be complimentary tea/coffee available each day.

Handicap limits for the competition are 20 for men and 28 for ladies, with prizes for the first three places.

TEE BOXES - Construction work on seven new tee boxes has commenced and will be in progress over the coming weeks. When work is completed holes 3, 4, 8, 9, 12, 14, and 16 will all have new blue marker tees, extending the total length of the course by 200 yards.

RESULTS - Results, MV Seniors single stableford, November 15: 1 Ned Mullally, 2 Christopher Donovan, 3 Jimmy Fitzpatrick.

DIARY - Sunday: Single Stableford. Tuesday: MV Seniors competition.

Advance fixtures: Wednesday, November 30: MV Ladies competition. Sunday, December 4: Christmas Hamper competition. Monday, December 5: Start of Open Midweek Winter League.