The Senator gets the vote in Captain’s prize

SENATOR Pat O’Neill (7) from Bennettsbridge won the Pierce Healy Captain’s prize at Borris golf club. Following an 18 hole qualifier, 44 players got through to an 18 hole play-off on Saturday.

SENATOR Pat O’Neill (7) from Bennettsbridge won the Pierce Healy Captain’s prize at Borris golf club. Following an 18 hole qualifier, 44 players got through to an 18 hole play-off on Saturday.

The course was challenging over the two weekends with some tricky pin positions.

Results - 1 Pat O’Neill (7) 136; 2 Dylan Farrell (12) 138; 3 Brian Dunne (14) 140; Gross John Joyce (3) 144; 5 Ted Joyce (5) 140; 6 Jim Kielty (19) 141; 7 Liam Dunne (12) 142; 8 P.J. Dowling (14) 142.

The Past Captains prize was won by Kevin Cosgrave (18) 144. John Butler (14) won the Junior 2 prize.

Best qualifier on Saturday went to Mark Bolger (12) 68 and best qualifier on Sunday was Conan Condon (17) 70. Open singles - 1 Jamie Dunne (7) 43pts; 2 Joe Dillon (16) 41pts; 3 P.J. Dowling (14) 40pts; Gross John Joyce (2) 38pts; 5 John Byrne (18) 40pts.

DIARY: Saturday, four person team event (€100) in aid of Graignamanagh parish hall; Sunday, Open fourball Stableford; next senior Open on Tuesday. Contact office at 059-9773310 for timesheet enquiries.