Cleere winners in fourball competition

THE final of the Club Matchplay competition was held in Gowran Park on Sunday, pitting Nicky and Enda Cleere against Joe Lannon and Michael Delahunty.

THE final of the Club Matchplay competition was held in Gowran Park on Sunday, pitting Nicky and Enda Cleere against Joe Lannon and Michael Delahunty.

The match proved very competitive for the first 12 holes, with the pairings all square heading for the 13th. A better finish by the Cleere partnership produced wins on holes 13, 14 and 15 and, after halving the 16th, the match concluded with a good win for Nicky and Enda, playing off 4 and 5 respectively.

RESULTS - Results, Open Fourball, October 16: 1 Ger Murphy (Carlow) & David Murphy (Carlow), 45pts; 2 Colm Coakley (Killerig) & Brendan Corrigan (Killerig), 44pts C/B; 3 Lar Ryan (Rathdowney) & Alan Phelan (Rathdowney), 44pts.

Results, Autumn Qualifier, October 13/14: 1 Eugene O’Brien (Waterford), 39pts; 2 Andy Ryan (Waterford), 38pts; 3 Liam Nolan (Mountain View), 38pts.

Results, Seniors Open Singles October, 11: 1 Michael O’Sullivan (Gowran Park), 38pts; 2 Noel Cooney (Castlecomer), 36pts.

Results, ladies weekly competition: 1 Helen Dunne (28), one up C/B; 2 Eithne Byrne (36), one up.

BANK HOLIDAY - An Open three-person team event will be held over the October Bank Holiday Weekend (Friday, October 28 to Monday, October 31 inclusive). Cost is E15 per person. Tee times available from 056-7726699.

PUC CUP - Members are reminded that the draw for the Puc Cup Challenge 2011 will be made tonight (Wednesday). The competition will be played as follows: first round, Sunday, second round, November 13; third round, December 10 (followed by prize-giving and Gala Christmas evening).

The competition will be played in an 11 hole singles stableford format, with the best five cards from each team. Entry fee is E10. Further information from John Barcoe, tel 087-2508094.

MEMBERSHIP - Membership is currently available at E749, which includes full membership until 2013 with immediate playing rights and handicap. The fee can be paid in two instalments - E349 made payable immediately with the balance of E400 to be paid by February 28, 2012. This offer is available until October 31.