Thursday 17 August 2017 – Nancy Mowbrays Cup 4Ball Betterball
Friday 18 August 2017 – Laois Tourism Open 4Ball Betterball
Saturday 19 August 2017 – Daniel Doherty Bakery L&G Open
Sunday 20 August 2017 – Port A Carraig Cup Open S/F
Competition Results 2017
North West’s Sean Kelly blitzed the field to win the Mervyn Morris Cup at Greencastle on Saturday last. Sean’s 45 points left everyone else trailing despite Paul Wallace’s 2 under par round and Jason McLaughlin’s level par score. In the Ladies section two of the Gillespie girls took the main honours while Anne Heard had a hole in one at the par 3 third. Full results were:
Saturday 12 August – Mervyn Morris Cup L/G Open Singles S/F
1st: Sean Kelly (13) 45pts
2nd: Paul Wallace (4) 42pts
3rd: Jason McLaughlin (4) 40pts
Groos: Willie Havlin (6) 32pts
Front Nine: Mervyn Baird (15) 22pts
Back Nine: Danny McCartney (14) 22pts
1st Lady: Teresa Ross (8) 40pts
2nd Lady: Helena Doherty (49) 36pts
Hole-in-One: Anne Heard at Tardrum.
There was another great day of scoring on Sunday in the RNLI Open with multiple returns of 43 points. Tony Gillepie came out on top after all the breaks of tie had been completed. Not wishing to be left out, another two of the Gillespie girls took the honours in the Ladies section. Full results were:
Sunday 13 August – RNLI L/G Open Singles Stableford
1st: Tony Gillespie (14) 43pts
2nd: Seamus Doherty (18) 43pts
1st Lady: Isobel McCafferty (19) 39pts
2nd Lady: Margaret Canavan (19) 35pts
Forthcoming events include the Laois Tourism Open Fourball on Friday, the Daniel Doherty Bakery L&G Open Singles Stableford on Saturday 19 August and the Port-a-Carraig Cup Gents Open Singles on Sunday 20 August.
The Final Day of the Children’s Tuesday League will take place on Tuesday 22 August when all the prizes for the Summer season will be distributed. Tuesday is also the final day of the Summer Scramble and everyone is welcome with first draws at 6pm.
Greencastle celebrates its 125th Anniversary next week beginning on Friday 25th with the Generation Foursomes followed on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th with two days of Open Singles competitions for Ladies and Gents. A Gala Dinner will be held in the clubhouse on Saturday 26th and there are still some tickets available.
Mr President John Lynch, front centre, with the prizewinners on his President’s Day.
Prize winners from Brian McRory’s Captain’s Day include l-r Shaun Gillespie, Frank Faulkner, Liam Clarke, Pat Beirne, Betty Gallagher, Eamonn Coyle, Sean Doherty, Brian Doherty, Brian McRory, Willie Havlin, Anne Vekins and Ciaran O’Neill.
O’Neill Bros Monday 12 June – Sponsor Phelim O’Neill, winner Joe McCafferty, Lady Captain Eileen B Farren and Captain Brian McRory.
Moville Tool Hire 13 June – Captain Brian McRory with ladies winner Mary Brennan.
Flogas Thursday 15 June – Lady Captain with prize winners Kathleen Faulkner, Hillary McCloy, Anne Bonner, Betty Gallagher and Lucia Mullen.
* Unlimited playing rights on Greencastle Golf Course
* Eligible for all competitions excluding Captain’s and President’s Prize
* Handicap Certificate
* Membership Certificate