It has been a busy few weeks at Boyle Golf Club with plenty of internal and inter-club competitions.
(week ending June 19th)
Sunday’s Bart Moran Trophy was won by Brendan Gaffney (8) 64 nett, in second was Michael Reid (15) 65 nett, the gross prize went to Jim Mooney (10) with 78 and in third was Paddy Nangle (16) 65 nett.
The Niamh Nangle Cup was won by Moira Egan while in second was Tish Perry.
Thursday’s men’s 12 Hole stableford competition was won by Michael Simon 26pts, with second and third going to Michael Bannon & Eamon Perry respectively, both one point behind the winner.
Friday’s 9 hole Scramble was won by Brendan Gaffney, Tish Perry, John Cryan & Criona O’Donnell with 3 under par.
Other Recent Results
Men’s Open (June 2nd)
1st Sean Heslin 26pts
2nd Vincent Egan 25pts
3rd Pat Conroy 25pts
Scramble (June 3rd)
1st Paul Connolly, Seth Meredith & Michael Gilmartin.
Well done to Seth winning in his first scramble!
The ladies Australian Spoons on June 7th was won by Tish Perry & Susan O’Mahoney.
Men’s Open (June 9th)
1st Paul Connolly 32pts
2nd Michael Reid 32pts
3rd Lorcan Egan 28pts
Scramble (June 10th)
1st Brendan Gaffney, Marie Hanmore Cawley & Gerry O’Hara
The Crumlin Classic (Weekend June 11th & 12th)
1st Sean Heslin, Michael Simon & Shane Loftus 95pts.
2nd Liam Whyte, Vincent Egan & John Kelly 94pts
3rd Brendan Gaffney, Susan O’Mahoney & Eithne Gaffney 92pts
As usual, there will be a 12 Hole Stableford competition for gents on Thursday.
On Friday, the Lady Captain’s Scramble & Barbecue will be held at the club. The draw takes place at 6.30pm with a shotgun start 6.45pm. Entry is €10 which includes Barbecue.
Sunday will see Tish Perry host her Lady Captain’s Prize. Online booking available as always. A window from 1pm – 3.40pm is open to gents. Best wishes to Tish for her day.
Commiserations to the Boyle Golf Club Mixed Foursomes team who lost to County Sligo 3-2 and the Pierce Purcell team who lost 3.5 – 1.5 to Enniscrone.
In a contrast of fortune, well done to Brendan Gaffney and his Jimmy Bruen team who defeated Ballaghaderreen on a scoreline of 4.5-0.5. They will play Tubbercurry on Saturday at 3pm in the north zone final with 3 matches at home. All support is welcome!
Round three matches in the King Harmon are to be played by Saturday July 2nd.
In the Club Foursomes Matchplay, Willie Tiernan & Michael Gilmartin take on the defending champions Jonathan Egan & Seamus Gallagher in the final on Wednesday evening.
Get Into Golf
The Get Into Golf with Rory Program for school children is now through week 3 of 5. This week the professional is unable to conduct the sessions, however some adult members will accompany the participants on the course to play a fun scramble event. Professional Pete Duignan will return on June 29th and July 6th to provide the final two sessions of the program.
He will also be on hand on these two dates from 7-8pm to give group lessons to adult beginners and improvers. Newcomers to the group are always welcome. The cost is €8 for the one hour time slot. Contact Gary on 0860682116 for further info.
Free Lessons for Junior
Free junior golf lessons for junior members continues every Saturday morning from 11am-1pm.