Club News 12th June 2012


Dermott Corry (18) a relative newcomer to the game totally decimated the large field in Saturdays big event The Devine Sand and Gravel Open stableford, winning by a most decisive six shot margin posting a marvellous 46pts.  Dermott had recently claimed the “Best left-hander trophy” and he showed great new found confidence in his outward nine, with a massive 25 pts to the turn, a rock steady further 21 pts on the inward nine saw him claim the top prize in some style and losing a welcome 3 shots from his handicap.  The runner up was Dr John Etherson(16) who has being playing steady golf off late and his 40 pts was an excellent total too, third went to Paul McGill (7) with 39 pts with Martin mcGrellis (14) again in the prizes for fourth, with the final nett prize going to Chris McDermott (12) with 38 pts.  Keith Patterson claimed the Gross prize with a three over par round, with the nines going to George McCay(20) with 22 pts for the front nine and to William Potts (22) who recorded 23 pts for the back nine.

Monday Open
This weeks Monday Open was claimed by Barry Reid (21) who has been having a brilliant golfing season to date with 43 pts with Pat McAneny (17) the runner up with 42 pts and young Eoin O’Neill (12) in third with 41 pts, the gross went to visiting player Stuart Bleakley (2) with a one under par round.

Last Thursdays event the McGoldrick Sports Open was a victim off the heavy rainfall and will be replayed at a later date.

Mixed Foursomes
There was a decent turnout for last Wednesdays mixed foursomes with Lorna Duffy partnering Brian O’Kane to a winning total of 38 pts, second were Dympna Doherty and Tommy Sharkey just one shot back with Olive Reid and Sammy Devenney taking third also with 37 pts.

Holy Cross Schools Cup
Good luck to Holy Cross under 16 golfers who look to take yet another cup back to their school when they play St Malachy’s of Belfast in the final of the Darren Clarke Schools Cup at Moyola Golf club this Friday, the entire team are junior members in the club and the side is captained by our own Lisa Patton our best wishes are extended to the entire team.

Inter Club Golf
Another disappointing week in the Inter club golf circle again this week with Senan Roarty’s Jimmy Bruen team going down by three matches to two in a match that they looked for long periods as they would win.  
There was no joy for our GUI Mixed squad at killymoon on Sunday past, missing out on qualification by 3 shots.   Our Donegal Senior League team went down by four matched to three in their away leg with North West but will have high hopes for the return leg this Friday night at Strabane.

Captains Day
Good luck to our Captain, Sean MacIntyre for his Captains day this Saturday as usual there will be a huge entry participating players are asked to be in good time for their allotted tee off time, extra parking spaces will be available at the 16th hole weather permitting, the entertainment later will be provided by “Friends”

Wednesday 13th June – Captain’s Mixed
Thursday 14th June – Captains Betterball
Saturday 16th June – Mr Sean MacIntyre’s Captains Prize
Monday 18th June – Monday Open s/ford
Tuesday 19th June – Ladies Day

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