Friday, 27 March 2015

Golf News

Roscommon Golf Club

Men’s Competition Results. Friday May 7th: Winner: Niall Donnellan 41 pts; 2nd Ethan Connell 39 pts; Gross Ken Kearney 39 pts.

Sunday 2nd May, kindly sponsored by Athlone Golf Academy: Winner Francis Ferguson 47 pts; 2nd Ross Murphy Sweeney 45 pts; Gross Benjy Penny 34 pts; 3rd Kieran Madden 43 pts.

Ladies competition results. Tuesday 4th May, kindly sponsored by Ardcarne Garden Centre: Winner Bernie Burke 41 pts; Cat A Paula Keane 36 pts; Cat B Joan Hannon 40 pts; Cat C Ethel Keenan 40 pts. Junior Winner Chloe Burke 41 pts.

Sunday 9th May, kindly sponsored by Athlone Golf Academy: Winner Sandra Kelly 40 pts; 2nd Mary Finneran 40 pts; Gross Rosemary O’Brien 27 pts; 3rd Blaithin O’Brien 39 pts; Junior Winner Aoife Donnellan 40 pts.

Castlerea Golf Club

Men’s Competition Results: The following are the results of the stroke competition sponsored by Cunnane Insurance held on Sunday May 9th: 1st M. McSharry (8) 62 nett; 2nd K O’Loughlin (9) 62 nett; Cat 1 A. Mulvhill (6) 67 nett; Cat 2 M. Creighton (19) 63 nett; Cat 3 L. Costello (21) 70 nett. Ladies Competition result: The winner of the Audrey O’Donohue Cup was Pamela Moran 67 nett. Runner-up was Mary O’Gara 68 nett. The draw for the matchplay sponsored by Anthony Cahill is on the notice board in the clubhouse.

Strokestown Golf Club

Winners of the stableford competition played 3rd May: 1st John Quinn 41 points; 2nd John Connor 40 points; 3rd Liam Rosemond 39 points. The annual club classic takes place this weekend Friday 14th to Sunday 16th May. A large number of attractive prizes are on offer including a ladies team prize and for the first time a hole in one prize which is sponsored by Donnellan’s Menswear Roscommon. The club will appreciate all who sponsor the event and also would appreciate all the teams who play golf over the weekend in the classic. To book a tee time or to offer sponsorship please call Noel on (086) 6027144, Gerry on (087) 2538054 or Philip on (086) 8211728. The weekend will conclude with a presentation function in the clubhouse on Sunday evening. All are welcome.

The club would also like to thank the club Seniors who raised considerable funds in a recent competition to assist in the purchase of a defibrillator for the club. Also sincere thanks to all those members and visitors who participated in the competition.

Carrick Golf Club

In terms of numbers playing last Sunday’s Centenary Gold Medals was a hugh success with over 130 members competing for the Gold Medals. Tom Martin took gold with a great score of 43 points, second place went to Niall Sweeney with 42 points Noel Sharkey took the gross with 31 points and Adrian Beirne was third on 41. Next Sunday the ever-popular Holmpatrick Cup Qualifier takes place, last year’s representatives Noel & PJ Sharkey went on to take the Roscommon Title but just missed on trip to St Andrews.  Book online at Sunday Week May 23 we have The King & Moffatt Sponsored stableford and Sunday May 29 Jones Oil Sponsored stableford. 

Every week through out the summer we are running Open Days Monday through Thursday. Visitors €20. This year’s annual Club Classic takes place as usual over Whit Bank Holiday weekend Friday June 4th to Monday June 7th. Junior Lessons will continue next Monday May 17th from 5pm. Contact (071) 96 67015 for further details. The range is open to the general public, so whether you’re a seasoned golfer who just wants to sharpen up your golf swing or a complete beginner who would like to give it a go, now is the ideal time to try.