Boyle Golf Club
Well done to Niall Kearney who won his King Harmon semi-final against Seamus Gallagher and is through to the final against Lionel Lynn.
Competitions for this week are the Men’s Competition on Thursday night, while Friday’s will be the Lady President’s Scramble & Barbeque; please put your name on the noticeboard. Sunday is Lady President’s Day and we send best wishes to Liz Dwyer for a great day.
The Lady President’s Prize to the men also takes place on Sunday. Presentation of prizes will take place on Sunday evening.
Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club
It’s been a fantastic Open Week and thanks to everyone who took part, both members and visitors. This week’s competition is the Drumsna Garden Centre Scramble. Lidl Lynch and
Garvey Cup: Just a reminder that all first round games are to be played by end of this week.
Castlerea Golf Club
Marian Caulfield staged the second day of her Lady Captain’s Prize on Saturday in glorious weather conditions.
The following were the prize-winners – 1st: Mary Gunning, 2nd: Mamie Creighton, 3rd: Kay O'Loughlin, Gross: Mary Colleary. 1st eighteen was won by Celia Mulligan and the winner of the 2nd eighteen was Mary Kenny. New Members prize-winners were Catherine Darcy and Austin Waldron Jnr.
Presentation on the night was attended by a large selection of members and guests. A very enjoyable night was had by all.
Congratulations to the Connacht Shield team who defeated Loughrea and who now play Tuam in the zone final on Monday 31st August.
Next weekend the club is running a fundraising classic over the three days, Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of August. The funds will go towards the costs involved in our participation in All-Ireland Mixed Foursomes.
Please contact Eamonn on 086-6080544 for details of timesheet. The competition is open to both ladies and gents, with a 3-person team, any combination. The entry fee is €75 per team.
We also remind members to continue selling their tickets for the club draw which takes place on September 6th.
Roscommon Golf Club
A successful August Open Week has come to an end with good numbers entering in the men’s competitions especially and great scores recorded.
At the final presentation of prizes on Sunday night both Captain Ken Kearney and Lady Captain Marie McManus thanked everyone who participated in the competitions and urged members to support the local businesses who generously sponsor the competitions. List of prize-winners in our next issue.
Roscommon Junior golfers hit the headlines during the week. Congratulations to Kevin Connaughton, winner of the Connacht Junior Close U-12 Championship and to Cian O'Connor, runner-up. The finals were held in Galway Bay Golf Club.
Congratulations and good luck to Allan Hill who is one of the three boys selected to represent Ireland at the Italian International Under 16 Championships in Golf Club Biella from 1st-3rd September 2015.
A great contingent of Roscommon Junior Boys took part in Munster Under 14 Amateur Open in East Cork Golf Club, Midleton and they got a special mention from the organisers.
Joseph Finnegan got the prize for the best nett score and all the boys thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Please note that there is no open competition on this Friday 28th August. Instead there is a qualifying round for the Crumlin Rumble for members only. Teams of 3 costing €15 per team. Please support.
Good luck to the Ladies’ Senior Foursomes team who are playing in the Connacht Final in Sligo on Saturday.