Club Notes – 18th April 2017


The largest entry in recent seasons participated in Saturdays Boran Mopack stroke competition with 213 members taking out cards for the event. The winner playing late in the afternoon was Damian McGranaghan (7) with a fine one over par round which gave him a clear margin of victory on 63 nett from the runner up Johnny Potts (20) on 66 nett, Paul Bogle (11) continues to impress and he also finished on 66 nett in third, Paul McGill (6) took fourth spot with 67 nett with Nigel Houston (11) taking the final nett prize also with 67 nett.  The category prizes went to Caolan Crawford (6) with 67 nett in category one, the category two prize went to Andy Wolfe (12) also with 67 nett with category three going to Tommy Sharkey (23) another player with 67 nett.  The over 60’s prize went to John J Duffy (15) with Conal Cooke (2) taking the gross with a three over par 72.  Many thanks to the sponsors of the event who came on board at the last minute which is very much appreciated.

Easter Monday Open
The winner of the Easter Monday open competition was Paul Kavanagh (18) with an excellent return of 43 pts which gave him a two points margin from the runner up Sean Elliot (12) with Jordan Arthur (6) in third place with 39 pts, the gross went to Conor Byrne (5) with a three over par 38pts.
Congratulations to Conor who recently added the Rosapenna Junior scratch cup to his rapidly filling up golfing C.V.

Thursday Club week 11
The penultimate Thursday club of the season took place on Thursday last and saw a win for Brian Kelly (21) with a score of 40 pts, the runner up was veteran Liam Curry (13) with 39 pts with Oliver McNally(18) in third place also with 39 pts, Peter Doherty (5) took a non- Thursday club member prize also with 39 pts. Neil Conroy still tops the golfer of the year table on 107 pts with Martin Finlay in second on 95 pts.  This week will be the last of the series with the final day the following week played at Donegal Golf Club, non- Thursday club members are very welcome to participate at a cost of £38 which covers green fee’s, visitors prize and three course meal, the timesheet is posted on the noticeboard. Next Monday 24th April will be the final day for the Monday Teams event with the meal to follow at 6.00pm.

Ladies Easter Basket
The winner of the Ladies Easter basket event last Tuesday was Lady Captain Patricia Kelly (32) with an excellent total of 42 pts, Jennifer Rouse (9) was the winner of category one with 36 pts with Caren Corry (30) the winner in category two with 39 pts. This week’s scheduled competition the Breast Cancer Charity event has been put back to a later date. The ladies open teams has also been switched, it will be played on Tuesday 2nd May and is kindly sponsored by Strabane Electrics.

Mixed Foursomes
The Wednesday evening mixed foursomes competition was won last week by Monica & Sean MacIntyre with 25 pts for the 10 holes in play, the runners up were Debbie McDaid and Nicky Wolfe with 24pts, Margaret Wolfe and Gerry Casey were in third also with 24pts

The clubs Last Man Standing event has now come down to the last 24 players all still in the hunt for the £1000 prize, this week’s fixtures have been posted on the clubs Facebook page.

Thursday 20th April – Thursday Club week 12-18 holes qualifying
Saturday 22nd April – Strabane Electrics Open
Sunday 23rd April – The Jimmy Duncan Ladies & Gents Open
Monday 24th April – Monday Teams final day
Tuesday 25th April – Lady Presidents Charity
Wednesday 26th April -Mixed Foursomes


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