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28/10/2021

Father and son dominate President’s prize

President of Borris golf club, Justin Manning was thrilled with the turn out for the President’s prize. The competition was an 18 hole single stroke play with a 9 hole play-off on Sunday evening.

President of Borris golf club, Justin Manning was thrilled with the turn out for the President’s prize. The competition was an 18 hole single stroke play with a 9 hole play-off on Sunday evening.

Unfortunately the weather proved to be a bit of a spoilsport was not very favourable over the qualifying 18 holes. However, it didn’t dampen the spirit of the competitors.

The course was playing difficult with challenging pin positions. First and second prizes went to a father and son respectively. The winner was John Joyce (3) 101.5. Second was Ted Joyce (5) 101.5 with Declan Murphy (18) 105 third.

Fourth was P.J. Dowling (16) 105; 5 Roy O’Neill (15) 105.5; 6 Shane Foley (9) 105.5; 7 Tom Attride (16) 106; 8 Jamie Dunne (7) 106.5.

Saturday’s prize: Brian Dunne (15) 69; J2 Luke Roche (9) 110.5; Sunday’s prize: Eamonn Quirke (15) 72. Past Captain’s: Kevin Cosgrave (18) 119.

Siobhán Walsh won the ladies 9 hole competition.

Open seniors: 1 Billy Dunne (18) 45pts; 2 John Byrne (19) 40pts, Jim Benson (23) 39pts. Visitors: Michael Murphy (20) 38pts.

DIARY: The next round of Borris Cup games must be completed by June 6; Open Scotch foursomes on Saturday and Sunday; next mid-week Open singles on Wednesday, June 13. Ring 059- 9773310 to book a tee time.

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