Lady Captains Day


Lady Captain Annette Patton hosted her Captains Prize on Saturday last at the club with almost 60 competitors being treated to a day of glorious sunshine and very warm temperatures, the very popular winner on the day was Mrs Monica McGettigan who obviously excelled in the heat returning an excellent Nett 66 which was good enough on the day by two strokes from Jennifer Rouse on Nett 68, third went to Ann Sharkey with Nett 71 just ahead of Mary McCrory on break of tie, the Gross went again to the very consistent Mandy Coyne with Gross 83.The three categories were claimed by Shauna Stewart 73, Lorna Duffy 73 and Mary Casey 74 Nett.
The two nines went to Heather Mitchell and to Rachael Devenney.
Other winners on the day were
Ladies Guest Kathleen McGowan, Men’s guest Gerard Stewart,
Men’s 15 holes Dermott Cairns, Granny prize, Maeve Corry, Senior Lady Adeline Shiels, and Committee prize Roisin Corry, The longest drive went to Mandy Coyne with the nearest the pin award going to Catherine Neeson.
The Lady captain thanked all the members for their continued support in her year, thanked all the staff at the golf club with special mention to the greens staff for the magnificent condition and presentation of our wonderful course.

Open week
This week is Open week at the club and it got off to a great start on Sunday with the traditional opener The Frylite Teams Classic with 35 team competing. The winners were team Specialists Denis Porter, Kevin Keegan, Joe Doherty and George Turner with 102 pts on break of tie from the runners up Frankie Connolly, David Friel, Declan O’Hare and John McGinley, with third going to Foncie Mc Nally, Seamus mcPhilemy, Michael Forbes and Martin Elliot this team should have actually won the event recording a higher score at the Par three 16th hole than they had costing them the win.
Fourth went to Hugo mcCusker, Pat Patton John Duffy and Eugene Patton with 101 pts.
Mondays GMG Logos event saw temperatures rise even further probably affecting the level of entries with on course hot spots in excess of 35 degrees. The winner was Noel O’Kane (28) with 39 pts with John mcMenamin (23) the runner up with 38 pts third went to John Clarke (19) also with 38 pts; Paddy Kennedy claimed the gross prize with 35 gross pts.

Last Thursdays open competition was sponsored by local accountants TBF mcElholm and saw an excellent entry, the winner was Pat mcAneny (19) with 41 pts, which was good enough on break of tie from Liam mcCool (21) with Brian Cairns in third with 40 pts
The gross went to Conal Cooke with 32 gross pts.
Last Wednesday evenings mixed foursomes saw a great entry of 23 pairs with the father and daughter combination of Ben and Roisin Corry taking the honours with 32 pts Nett, The runners up were Francie Devine and Mary McCrory also with 32 pts Nett with The captain DR Ciaran Kelly and Lady Captain Annette Patton taking third place with 31.5 pts Nett.
In club representative golf this week Our Fred Daly team have advanced to the Ulster Quarter finals with a good win over North west boys they now meet Lurgan GC on Sunday at Strabane.
Our Junior Cup team bowed out of that event on Monday past going down to close neighbours City of Derry in Ballybofey.
Ann Sharkey’s intermediate Cup team have also moved into the Ulster Quarter finals with a great two leg win over Letterkenny GC.
Tickets are currently on sale at the club for the upcoming Johnny Cash show with JP MAC and his 6-piece band, a fantastic show that is selling out venues province wide, tickets are priced at £8 for members and £10 for visitors.

Thursday 11th July Strabane catering s\ford
Fri 12th Mark James Open
Sat 13th Mc Hugh’s Oil Open
Sun 14th Presidents mixed Foursomes
Mon 15th Monday Open

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