Terry Mannion (16) won the Richard Duggan memorial competition sponsored by Richard Duggan Menswear played over the weekend. Terry was out in 43 and back in 39 for a 66. Terry has shown form of late having returned a 68 two weeks ago in the Spring singles.
Terry had one stroke to spare from Cormac Hickey (6), who shot a 73 gross for a 66 net. Cormac was five over on the front nine and covered the back nine in two under gross with the help of an eagle on the 12th and birdies on the 10th, 13th and 18th. The 11th tripped him up. He took a double bogey six. Pat Butler, junior (10) was third on 68. The gross was won by Richard Duggan (1) with a 72 gross.
Congratulations to Pat Walshe who recorded a hole in one on the 17th.
Matthew Walsh (18), Rathdowney won the gents Open singles with 41 points. He turned with 21 points and added 20 on the back nine. Second was P.J. Martin (9) with 40 points. P.J. turned with 18 points and covered the back nine in one over 36 for 22 points.
Richard Guilfoyle (4) was third on 37 points. The gross went to Ray Lonergan (2) with 35 gross points. In the Two’s club seven winners receive credit of €33.40 in the Pro shop.
The ladies section was won by Margaret Butler ( 28) with 40 points.
The ladies competition last week was an 18 hole v par. The winner with a score of 1up was Mary Condon (19). Mary produced a strong finish, winning the 17th and 18th to come from 1 down to 1 up. Second was Sheila Brennan (22), also with 1 up. Sheila was 2 up with two to play but unfortunately lost the 17th hole.
The gross was won by Mary Leahy Browne (3) on 6 down.
The senior men’s competition was won by Billy Burke (10), Martin Kelly (24), Michael Cody (19) and Austin Kiely (23) with 64 points. Billy Burke and Martin Kelly were hot. Billy had a birdie on the 13th for four points and also four three pointers on the card. Martin had one four pointer for his par on the 11th and also five three pointers.
Second, also on 64 points, went to Ken Kinsella (13), Paddy Raggett (15), Michael Barry (26) and Pat Kelleher (26).
The winners of the senior ladies competition were Mary Prendergast, Joan O’Sullivan and Barbara Schofield on 36 points. Second on 36 points were Toni Hayes, Eileen Reynolds and Phil O’Carroll.
Members are reminded that all cards must be returned in singles competitions and the Ladies and Gents Committees will be monitoring those not complying.
Male members are reminded that with most of the weekend competitions now spread over two days, if they are on the timesheet for the competition on Sunday and they wish to play golf on the Saturday they must play from the green markers on the Saturday.
Players have been asked to rake bunkers after use and they should refrain from scooping the ball out of the holes with putters. This practice damages the inserts and also the rim of the hole.
MASTER DRAW: The entry sheet for the Masters Sweep Draw is in the bar. Place your name on the sheet and €5 in an envelope and leave behind the bar.
INTER CLUB: The Barton Cup team to play Mountain View on Monday, April 9 (3.30pm) is:
At home, Ronan Kelleher (4) and Mark Power (10), Brendan Hogan (4) and Harry Duggan (10), Richard Duggan (1) and Kevin Power (13) away; Conor Boland (6) and Emmet Boland (8) and Liam O’Grady (7) and Jason Lawlor (7)
The Pierce Purcell team to play Enniscorthy on Tuesday, April 10 (2pm) is: at home Peter Ryan (15) and Tom Lawlor (15), John Burke (9) and Jim Ryan (13), John Marnelll (9) and Martin Hanrick (11), away in Enniscorthy Tony Butler (12) and Stephen Sheenan (9) and Murt Farragher (16) and Richie McEvoy (15).
SNOOKER: Gabriel Maher and Martin Hanrrick will contest the snooker singles final. Martin Hanrick defeated Luke Kelly in the second semi-final.
OPEN SINGLES: March 21, gents Section CSS 70, 1 Matthew Walsh (18), Rathdowney 41pts; 2 P.J. Martin (9) 40pts; 3 Richard Guilfoyle (4) 39pts; best gross, Ray Lonergan (2) 35pts; 5 Kieran Wall (4) 38pts; 6 Liam McCormack (15) 37pts (B9).
Ladies section CSS 73, Margaret Butler (28) 40 pts.
Two’s Club Open singles, Denis Brophy, Frank Byrne, Joe Hayes at 6th; J. Gleeson, Des Byrne, Pat Walsh, Noel Casey at 10th. Each two is worth €33.40 and is credited in the Pro Shop.
Richard Duggan memorial, Saturday and Sunday (sponsored by Richard Duggan meanswear) 1 Terence Mannion (16) 66 net; 2 Cormac Hickey (6) 67 net; 3 Pat Butler Jnr (10) 68 net; best gross, Richard Duggan (1) 72 gross; 5 Harry Duggan (9) 69 net (B9); 6 Neil Loy (12) 69 net.
Best junior, Jack Condron (16) 68 net.
Presentation of prizes is on May 4 (7pm).
Two’s Club Richard Duggan memorial, David Shortall at 6th & 10th, Pat Walshe at 6th & 17th, Richard Duggan at 6th & 17th, John Lawlor at 6th & 15th, Maurice Ryan, Michael Raggett, Robert Kearney, Martin Byrne, Pat Butler Jnr, Brian Spratt, Noel Power, Eddie Guilfoyle, Willie Leahy, Richie Manogue, Jason Lawlor at 6th, Seamus Cleere, Brendan O’Driscoll, Stephen Drennan, Cormac Hickey at 10th, P J O’Neill at 15th, Mark Shortall, Jim White, Michael Hayes, Geoff Meagher, Ger Murphy, Ray Lonergan, Murt Farragher, Ned Nolan at 17th
Each two is worth €11.15 and is credited in the Pro Shop.
Two’s Club Paddy Raggett three person team event, March 17 and 18, Brendan Hogan at 6th & 10th & 6th, Des Byrne at 6th & 15th, Robert Shortall at 10th & 17th, Pat Butler, Eugene Deegan, Larry Gittens, Kevin Lenihan, Colm Sheenan, Pat Walshe, Brendan Wall at 6th, Pat Walsh at 15th, Richard Lawrence, Mary Condon, Tony McCarthy, Dave O’Mahony, Peter Walsh Jnr at 17th.
Each Two is worth €21.50 and is credited in the Pro Shop.
Two’s Club four person team event, March 19, Michael Doran at 6th & 17th, Jason Brennan Comer, Mary Dowling, Phyl Doyle, Niamh Kelly, Pat O’Hanlon, Dave O’Mahony, Matt Ruth, Ann Smee, Alan Snype, Justin Woods, Seamus McGuire, Lar Ryan Rathdowney at 6th, Pat Collins, Eugene Deegan at 10th, Mick Daly, Mark Power at 15th, James Bateman, Joe Teehan at 17th.
Each Two is worth €12.70 and is credited in the Pro Shop.=
LADIES RESULTS: Ladies results, 1 Mary Condon (19) 1 up (B9); 2 Sheila Brennan (22) 1 up; best gross, Mary Leahy Browne (3) 6 down; 3 Pat Walsh (21) all flat; 4 Ana Lyons (22) 1 down (B9); 5 Ann Widger (20) 1 down; 6 Maria Bradfield (34) 2 down (B9).
Ladies fixtures - Tuesday, April 3 ladies 18 hole ABC 8.45 to 10.20 and 12.20 to 2.20. Slots also available on Sunday 10.28 to 10.52 (bookable online) 3.45 to 4.35 (draw).
The ladies South Eastern Junior Alliance Captain Kathleen Gaffney’s prize was played in Kilkenny on Monday. Seventy nine members took part.
Results - 1 Phil O’Connell, Cahir Park; 2 Janet White, Carrick-on-Suir; 3 Nora Fitzgerald, Clonmel; 4 Linda Donoghue, Borris; 5 Margaret Ryan, Dundrum; 6 Phyl Barry, Cahir; 7 Brid White, Kilkenny.
Ladies inter-club - Two ladies teams were in action on Monday. The Challenge Cup team won in Borris but the Minor Cup team lost in Abbeyleix. Full details next week.
SENIOR MEN: Thursday, March 22, 13 hole 4 person team event, 1 Billy Burke (10), Martin Kelly (24), Michael Cody (19), Austin Kiely (23) 64pts (B9); 2 Ken Kinsella (13), Paddy Raggett (15), Michael Barry (26), Pat Kelleher (26) 64pts; 3 Eddie Guilfoyle (12), Chris Rainey (21), Finbar Coughlan (21), Tom Reade (24) 63pts; 4 Jack Troy (14), Eugene Orr (20), Sean Breathnach (23) 62pts (57+5); 5 Martin Duggan (13), John O’Donovan (17), John Gowen (20), Jim O’Connell (27) 62pts; 6 Pat O’Briain (16), Jimmy Rhatigan (17), Jim Treacy (21), Michael Cuddihy (23); 7 Rodger Curran (12), Michael O’Reilly (19), Phil Lenehan (27), Dave Deloughrey (27)
Competition on Thursday 11 to 1pm.
SENIOR LADIES: Results March 22, 9 hole competition, 1 Mary Prendergast, Joan O’Sullivan, Barbara Schofield 36pts; 2 Toni Hayes, Eileen Reynolds, Phil O’Carroll 36pts; 3 Anne Murphy, Kathleen Price, Helen Tynan 35pts; 4 Mary Browne, Maureen McDonald, Mary Feighery 32pts. Competition Thursday 10 to 11am.
DIARY: Today (Wednesday) 1 to 2pm members; Thursday, 10 to 11am senior ladies competition, 11 to 1pm senior men’s competition, 1 to 2pm members time; Friday, 12.20 to 1pm visitors, 1 to 2pm members time; Saturday, 7.30 to 9.30am members, 10.44 to 1pm visitors, 1 to 2pm members, 2 to 4.20pm men’s singles qulaifier; Sunday, 7.30 to 3.40pm men’s singles qualifier 10.28 to 10.56 ladies 18 hole ABC stroke (bookable online), 3.55 to 4.35 ladies 18 hole ABC stroke (draw); Monday, 1 to 2pm members; Tuesday, April 3, 8.20 to 10.20am and 12.20 to 2.20pm ladies 18 hole ABC stroke, slots also available on Sunday 10.25 to 10.55am bookable and 3.55 to 4.35pm draw
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