ON FRIDAY the Duggan Cup team from Gowran Park golf club turned in a wonderful performance to beat Mount Juliet away. Three games were played in Mount Juliet and two on the home course.
A solid performance by Kieran Mahon and Richard Barron in Gowran laid the foundations for two great away wins in Mount Juliet. Kevin Fennelly and Pat Roche played tremendous golf and scored a comprehensive win on the 12th (7 and 6).
Ted Hoyne and Declan Davis sealed the victory with a good win on the 18th by one hole. Other team members included Captain Sean Kiely and Jim Walsh in Mount Juliet along with Tony Treacy and Gerry Doyle in Gowran.
Dermot Fennelly, the Team Manager, was delighted with the performance. He is looking forward to the next round against Wicklow.
MONTHLY MEDAL - May 21/22, 1 Ollie Carter 67; 2 Ned Nolan 68; 3 Ted Hoyne 71.
Larry Cleere had a hole in one on the 5th hole in the monthly medal last week.
John M. Brennan has taken the lead in the Golfer Of The Year with 13 points following his 4th place finish in the medal.
Open singles, May 27, 1 Pat O’Hara, Gowran Park 37pts; 2 Jean McMahon, Dublin City 37pts (CB).
UPCOMING EVENTS - The club is delighted to announce an Open singles weekend from June 3 to 6. Competitors will be given an opportunity to nominate their society for a free draw. The winning society will get a Friday outing free. Timesheet open (056 7726699 for details).
LADIES RESUSLTS - The winners of the Weekly Competition (stroke monthly medal) were Eileen Tobin (18) 72 and Catherine O’Driscoll (24) 75.
Round two of the Finn Trophy was played in Gowran Park on Friday. Gowran Park took on a vibrant Wexford team, with all five matches in Gowran.
The Gowran ladies scored a comprehensive victory. The team included Sinead Kearney and Karen Haughney (won on the 18th), Ann Mullins and Ger Hickey (won on the 17th), Deirdre McCabe and Helen Dunne (won on the 11th), Breda Bolger and Catherine O’Connor (called in) and Nora Barron and Kathleen Whitehead (called in).
Gowran Park don’t know their next round opponents yet. The ladies Miele Team are also continuing their successful run. they are heading to Arklow golf club in the next round.