Club Notes – 14th June 2016


Paul Kavanagh (21) was the clear winner of last Saturdays event the Declan Devine Foods Open Stableford with an excellent return of 43pts, a great first nine which yielded 23pts set him on his way and a steady inward nine with a further 20pts saw him take the win by two points from his nearest challenger the very much in form Gerry Glover (17) back on 41pts, David Mullen(12) who has recently made a return to the game took third place with 40pts the same total as fourth placed Damien McCrossan(19) and fifth placed Andrew Connolly (9).  The gross winner was Eoin O’Neill (4) with 32 gross pts with the nines going to Mervyn Moore (22)with 22pts for the first nine and to Frankie Houston (12) who also had 22pts on the back nine. Jim Potts was the over 60’s prize winner.

N.I.S.S. Local Stableford
Last Thursday’s competition was kindly sponsored by Stephen Kerlin from N.I.S.A. Local Urney Road, the winner was Peter Doherty (6) with an excellent one over par round that added up to 40pts, Peter just got the better of Marty Houston (17) on a break of tie with Aidan Boyle (6) in third place with 39pts, Fred McGavigan (4) was the gross prize winner with 33 gross points.

Monday Open
Last week’s Monday Open was again played in fantastic summer weather, the winner was Mark Gillespie (16) with 40pts, with Michael Houston (13) in second with the same total, third went to Patrick McGranaghan(12) also with 40pts.  Patrick McCrossan took the gross prize with 30 gross pts.

Ladies Golf
Last week’s ladies event was the 02 Challenge Trophy and it went to Mary McGuigan (33) with a super round of 40pts, the category one winner was Catherine Neeson (18) with 37pts with Isobel Duffy (32) the winner in category two with 32pts.

Worcester Cup
There was a great entry for the Worcester Cup qualifying mixed foursomes with 26 pairs taking part. The leading duo were Lorna Duffy and Declan Lynch with 65.5 Nett, two clear of the runners up Mary and Noel McCrory with 67.5 nett, third place went to Adeline Shiels and Nigel Houston with 68 nett. The draw for the matchplay stages is now posted on the notice-board.

Junior Cup
Unfortunately our Junior Cup team lost out to Castlerock last Sunday at City of Derry going down by 3 matches to two, Eoin o’Neill and Stephen McCay were the Strabane winners on the day. Our All-Ireland Fourball team have advanced to round three after completing their tie with City of Derry, holding a substantial first  leg lead Mark Sharkey’s charges duly wrapped up the encounter winning the first match on the course. Our Conway Cup under the captaincy of Declan Doherty had a poor first leg home result against Enniskillen losing out 5.5-10.5.
Gerard Walsh’s Lawson Cup team hold a 11.5-4.5 lead over Castlehume after their first round home leg also played last Sunday.

Open Week
Open week gets underway this Sunday with the Frylite Champagne Scramble, bookings can be made through the B.R.S System.

The winner of the £50 bar credit draw this week was Nicky Wolfe.

Thursday 16th June – Fletcher Golf S/F
Saturday 18th June – Devine Sand & Gravel Open S/F
Sunday 19th June – Frylite Champagne Scramble
Monday 20th June – GMG Logos Stroke
Tuesday 21st June – Donna’s Flowerbox Ladies open
Wednesday 22nd June – JD Print Open Mixed foursomes
Thursday 23rd June – Murphys on the Green S/F
Friday 24th June – Bertie Colhoun Open Greensomes
Saturday 25th June – Mark James Menswear Open S/F

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