Kilkenny golf: there was a scramble to play in Mountain View scramble

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Kilkenny golf: there was a scramble to play in Mountain View scramble

Twenty-one teams took part in the three-person charity scramble at Mountain View GC on Sunday, helping to raise over €500 for the Stroke Unit at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.
The event, which was organised by the ladies club, was run in memory of the late Ann Murphy and will be held annually. Ann’s husband Liam has donated a perpetual cup which will be presented in Ann’s memory to the winning team each year.
Sunday’s winners were the Gowran Park trio of Aisling Costello, Mickey Hutchinson and Joe Colclough with 57.9.
The Mountain View team of Catherine Walsh, Denis Brennan and Pat Ryan were second with 60.3 while Castlecomer’s Margaret O’Keeffe, Martin O’Neill and Paul Walsh were third with 61.1.
Speaking at the presentation of prizes, Lady Captain Mary Holden thanked Liam and his family for providing the fantastic trophy for this now annual event. She also thanked all took part and the management on Mountain View for the use of the course.
SINGLES: The club will hold a Bank Holiday Weekend open singles competition across Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Entry is €5 for members and €15 for visitors. Tee times are available from 056-7768122.
RESULTS: Results, members’ stableford, October 21: 1 Thomas Kinsella (18), 41pts; 2 Anthony Wall (10), 35pts; 3 Damian Dowling (12), 34pts.
Results, ladies singles, October 17: 1 Sarah Carr (35), 32pts; 2 Mary Cottrell (27), 28pts; 3 Mary Holden (27), 27pts.
DIARY: Saturday to Monday: Bank Holiday open singles. Tuesday: Seniors competition. Wednesday, October 31: Ladies singles competition. Thursday, November 1: Seniors’ 13-hole competition. Sunday, November 4: Single stableford.
CALLAN
The ladies club hosted a successful end of season singles competition at Callan GC on Saturday.
A very large turnout helped make the day memorable, with the good weather adding to the occasion.
Results: 1 Catherine Davis, 37pts (c/b); 2 Eleanor Dunne, 37pts; gross Breda Ryan, 26pts; 3 Bridget Holohan, 35pts (c/b); 4 Mary D. Grace, 35pts. Front nine: Mary Manning, 18pts. Back nine: Mary Norton, 19pts. Best 36: Ann Needham, 23pts. Beginners: Nora Drennan, Rose O’Brien and Carmel O’Toole.
MIXED: A social mixed competition will be held every Friday at 2pm. Check the time sheet for available times.
SENIOR LADIES: Results, senior ladies competition, October 18: 1 Maura O’Mahoney, 2 Rose Brophy, 3 Ann Hickey, 4 Teresa Phelan.
LADIES: Results, ladies weekly competition: 1 Bridget Holohan, 36pts; 2 Lorraine Drennan, 34pts. Nine hole competition: 1 Ellen O’Shea, 18pts; 2 Breda Carpendale, 17pts.
SINGLES: Results, O’Dwyer open singles, October 17: 1 Martin O’Halloran, 40pts; 2 John Sheil, 40pts (c/b); gross Liam Duggan. Twos club: Martin O’Halloran and John Sheill, eighth hole; Liam Duggan, 16th.
RGA: Results, RGA weekly competition: 1 Andy Whelan, 34pts. Category A: 1 John Grace, 34pts (c/b); 2 Michael Quinlan, 33pts (c/b); 3 Coleman Loughnane, 33pts; 4 Jim Wellwood, 32pts. Category B: 1 Jim O’Connell, 31pts (c/b); 2 Tom Walsh, 31pts; 3 Seamus Foster, 29pts; 4 Noel Power, 28pts.
LOTTO: There was no winner of the golf club lotto jackpot. Numbers drawn were 14, 26, 29. Consolation prizes (€30) went to Tom Walsh, Joe Kirwan and Noelle O’Driscoll. Sellers were Murt Cuddihy, John Kirwan and Teresa Freyne. The jackpot is now €1,450.
GOWRAN PARK
The inaugural Savour Gowran Golf Festival will be held over the Bank Holiday Weekend at Gowran Park GC.
Running from Saturday to Monday the format is a three-person team event, with food and wine prizes for all winners. Entry fee is €25 for visitors, €10 for members.
Booking online or via the golf office, tel 056-7726699.
SINGLES: The Golf Membership continues this week with the top three qualifiers going through to the grand final. The top prize is a free golf membership for 2019.
Entry fee is €20 for visitors and €7 for members. Bookings online or from 056-7726699.
Results from last week’s round: 1 Paul Walsh (10, Faithlegg GC), 38pts (c/b); 2 John O’Malley (5, Rathdowney GC), 38pts; 3 Eamon Mernagh (18, Callan GC), 37pts.
DIARY: Saturday to Monday: Savour open three-person team event (visitor €25, member €10).
CASTLECOMER
Cierán Kelly and Colum Lynch delivered an entertaining battle in the singles final at Castlecomer GC. Cierán edged out Colum in a thrilling game.
FOURSOMES: Micheál Coogan and Fergal O’Neill took the foursomes crown when beating Cierán Kelly and Marty O’Shea in Saturday’s final. In a most competitive match, played in excellent conditions, Micheál and Fergal won 3&2.
FOURBALL: Nicky Walsh and Joe O’Dowd beat Michael Brennan and John Kelly 3&2 in the eagerly-awaited fourball final on Saturday afternoon.
SENIORS: Results, seniors competition, October 17: 1 John Kelly (16), Paudie Mulhall (23), Marnie Brennan (36), 76pts; 2 Murty Coonan (8), Tom Slevin (28), Phil Shore (23), 74pts; 3 Noel Brennan (21), John Brennan (11), Una Whelan (36), 70pts.
BEREAVED: Sympathy went to John Shore, seniors secretary, who has been bereaved by the death of his sister, Mrs Johanna Morrissey, Clogh.
TEXTILES: The club textile recycling collection is on Tuesday. It will raise funds for the club and the local SOS.
LOTTO: There was no winner of the lotto jackpot. Numbers drawn were 12, 14, 18 and 21. The jackpot is now €6,600.
RESULTS: Results, men’s singles stableford, October 20 & 21: 1 David Dowling (20), 40pts; 2 Michael Furlong (20), 39pts; gross Jason Brennan (4), 30pts (b9). Class One: Anthony Holohan (7), 35pts (b9). Class Two: Shamus Malone (15), 37pts (b9). Class Three: Michael Doyle (26), 35pts.
DIARY: Today (Wednesday): Seniors Classic - meet at 9.30am for 10am tee off. Thursday: Men’s 18-hole open singles. Saturday to Monday: Men’s 18-hole open singles.
RATHDOWNEY
Results, Ossie Bennett-sponsored open singles competition, Rathdowney GC, October 20 & 21: 1 Mick Garrett (19), 39pts; 2 Martin O’Sullivan (20), 38pts; gross Brendan Ryan (1), 32pts; 3 Thomas Sweeney (14), 37pts.
HUSQVARNA: Result, Husqvarna playoff, October 21: 1 Lar Ryan (-1), 38pts.
Result, Husqvarna Tuesday open singles, October 16: 1 Bobby O’Hara (14), 40pts.
LOTTO: The golf club lotto jackpot is now at €10,550.
BORRIS
The following are the results from Borris GC:
Results, Healy’s Pharmacy singles, October 17: 1 A. Morrissey (13), 42pts; 2 G. Donohoe (15), 40pts; 3 K. Cosgrave (22), 39pts.
Results, Healy’s Pharmacy Overall (best four cards from seven): 1 L. Cosgrave (17), 147pts; 2 G. Donohoe (14), 137pts; 3 C. Hughes (14), 137pts.
Results, Winter Alliance (round two), October 20: 1 P. Hayles (19), 40pts; 2 K. Hanrahan (16), 40pts (b9); 3 V. Lambe (21), 38pts (b9); gross M. Bolger (5), 31pts; 5 E. Cowman (8), 38pts (b9); 6 M. Fenlon (16), 38pts (l6); 7 M. Gibbons (18), 38pts.
Day Prizes - Wednesday: M. Reddy (12), 37pts. Saturday: C. Condon (13), 37pts. Sunday: T. Whelan (13), 37pts. Ladies Prize: G. Treacy (29), 35pts.
Results, open fourball, October 21: 1 K. Ryan (14) & H. Kelly (9), 47pts; 2 C. Hughes (14) & M. McCarthy (19), 42pts (b9); 3 B. Malone (12) & S. Cullen (21), 42pts.
Results, Step House Hotel Friday nine-hole singles, October 19: 1 A. Somers (18), 22pts (L6); 2 P. Cullen (18), 22pts; 3 H. Kelly (9), 19pts (L6). Pat Cullen won €46 for the birdie hole with a birdie on the 12th.
Results, Step House Hotel Friday nine-hole singles, October 12: 1 M. Dundon (19), 23pts; 2 J. O’Neill (11), 21pts (L6); 3 P. Cullen (18), 21pts.
Overall results, Step House Hotel nine-hole singles league: 1 M. Hanrahan (19), 68pts; 2 D. Attride (15), 47pts; 3 P. Cullen (18), 44pts.
John Brophy had a hole in one on the fourth in the Winter Alliance, which won him €138 in the twos for birdies.
The club mixed foursomes matchplay was won by Sean Kerr (23) and Liz Sheehan (30), who beat Sean Hanafin (13) and Bernie Byrne (10) in the final.