CONGRATS Well done to Jonathan O'Brien who won the Junior Cup with a fine score of 74 beating Gerry Kennedy and Ger O'Carroll on the count back,with.Bert O'Shaughnessy winning the Nett Prize with a fine 66. His many friends were delighted to see John Dennehy after a long absence from the winners enclosure claiming 2nd Prize with 8o and. Terence O'Halloran winning the Nett with 66 and Michael Bowles in 3rd Prize with 82.
LADY CAPTAINS PRIZE
Aine McMahon's Lady Captain's prize was held on Saturday 19th July. There was a full time sheet from 9am until 2pm as the Ladies strove to win the coveted Prize. Also competing were past juniors, juniors, and beginners.This was a fantastic turn out for our popular Lady Captain. The weather was not ideal but luckily most players finished before the heavy rain!
This year, as a departure from tradition, the ladies got together for dinner which was very enjoyable. Aine addressed the ladies and thanked everybody for making her day so memorable. She had a special mention for her vice captain Siobhan Bowles for her constant support during the year, and Brid Clarson for the beautiful flower arrangements. Aine also thanked her husband John for his support and encouragement . As a tribute to the great work that Mary O'Mahony has done over the years for girls junior golf, Aine dedicatated a perpetual shield in her name to be presented to the best past junior every year.
Aine was joined on the day by her daughters Emer and Deirdre,who helped out taking the entries and photographs, and son Michael. Her four sisters were also there to be a part of her special day.
After a lovely meal all attention was turned to the prizegiving. Aine's prize was a beautiful painting of the 3rd green painted by past member Therese O'Keeffe. Congratulations to our winner Catriona White who had a fantastic score of 64.Well done also to Margaret Cashman who finished in 2nd place with the same score!
After the excitement of the prizegiving the ladies took to the dance floor ! We all had a wonderful day and evening and we wish Aine continued good luck for the rest of the year.
Our Senior Golfers had a wonderful day on their Annual outing, this year to Newcastle West on Wednesday last with blue skies and great scores.The following were the winning combinations
1. Pat Hartigan, Tom Treacy,Danny Collins. 97
2 David OConnor, Michael Walsh Nick Roche 95
3Liam Savage,Anton Noonan! jJoe Ryan. 95
4 Frank Maher, Christy Scott,Mossie O Connor
Dan Murphy. 93
All on the outing were saddened that popular Jim Giltenan was unable to travel, being in Hospital with an eye problem. Jim will be back very shortly
ANOTHER FINE SCORE In these columns last week we recorded a really excellent score from Garda Superintendent Pat Mc Carthy. In Mallow on Monday night in the Avondhu Shield Pat once again displaying some wonderful golf and partnered by David O'Connor Marched their Mallow opponents in from the 15th green. One down playing the 17th The Father and son Parthership of Michael and Cathal Hawe won the hole with a birdie. A great par on the 18th secured a second valuable point and the Fitzgerald Brothers Michael and Antholy secured a great half when Michael rolled in a great putt on the 18th. The other pairings were John O'Keeffe and a disappointing Michael Keating and Damien Lyons partnered by Ger Prunty. Well done to team manager Paul O'Shea .Collecting 2 1/2 pts in Mallow was quite an achievement