The fir round of the Captainís (Dara Bruen) Prize was completed on Sunday with the following scores: Eddie Webb (14) 63; Ignatius Hayden (10) 66; Tom Byrne (6) 67. Congratulations to Aidan Mulvihill on a hole in one on the 11th. Top 45 play 27 holes next sun followed by presentation on Sunday night. Scramble to be held on next Friday night at 6.30 pm, followed by club competition presentations (9 pm sharp).
Roscommon Golf Club
The bad weather played havoc with our open week fixtures. There was no action on Sunday 23rd, Monday 24th, Wednesday 26th, Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August. Only a few results as follows. Mens: Singles Sponsored by Damien Lohan 1st Harry Casey junior 42 pts, 2nd Albert Looby 39 pts, Gross Kevin Henry 29 pts, 3rd John Carter 39 pts. Singles Sponsored by P Burke/Sherry Fitzgerald: 1st Tony Costello 41 pts, G OíNeill (Castlerea) 39 pts, Gross Michael Connaughton 26 pts, 3rd Kevin Kenny 35 pts. Ladies results: Singles Sponsored by Damien Lohan: 1st Sinead Benedetti 38pts, 2nd Angela Naughton 38 pts, Gross Rose O Brien, 3rd Marie Mc Manus 36pts. This weekend the re-arranged menís fourball sponsored by the Abbey Hotel will take place on Saturday 5th September. The weekly open day will take place on Friday 4th September with a ladies and gents singles. On Sunday there is a Golfer of the Year menís singles competition sponsored by Seamus OíReilly. On Tuesday 8th September there is a weekly ladies singles.
The draw for the club championship is on the board and the first round matches are due to take place this week. The Smithwicks cup is ongoing. Further enquiries to Roscommon Golf Club on (090) 66 26382.
Major golf classic
A major golf classic takes place at Strokestown Golf Club on 10th, 11th and 12th of September in aid of Roscommon Ladies Football.
The growth of ladies football in the County has surpassed all expectations with over 1500 registered players. Please contact Martin McDermott, Doon, Strokestown, Chairman, Roscommon Ladies Football at (087) 2395172 or Michelle at (087) 6982400. Please give any support you can. This classic was due to take place last weekend but the inclement weather prevented the event going ahead. You can also contact Pauline at (086) 1721789 if you wish to enter a team or sponsor the event in any way.