Letterkenny Senior League Champions after 20 years. Letterkenny are the 2018 Donegal Senior League Champions winning over the perennial champions Rosapenna at Murvagh on Sunday, September 16.
This is only the second ever Senior title for Letterkenny Golf Club ( the first was in 1998).
Well done to Keith Shiels who has put in a huge effort with the team over the last 3 years. Keith inspired his troops to a 3.5/1.5 win.
The team on the day was: Cian Harkin, Simon Stephens, Jamie Foley, Darragh McMenamin and Chris Duffy.
The squad also included Ciaran Gilcreest, David McCormick and Jack Patton. Congratulations to the Captain and the team panel on this great win.
On Thursday, September 13, the RNLI Open was played. The results for Gents are as follows: Jack McGarrigle (7.6) was the winner with 38 pts. (BOT). He scored two birdies ( on the 3rd and 18th) with 10 pars and four bogeys. Trevor Duncan was runner-up with 38 pts. and Kevin Hensey (10.2) was third with 37 pts.
On Wed the C & M Embroidery Open was held. There was a large turnout for this competition. Eamonn McGlinchey (5.1) was the winner with an excellent score of 40 pts (BOT), taking 14 pars, one birdie and three bogeys out of the course.
Tom Wherity (24.3) was runner-up with 40 pts. and Tony Doherty (19.5) took third place with 37 pts. Don Ponsonby (5.0) was gross winner with 40 pts. (Gross).
The Glencar Inn Open was played on Saturday, September 15. David McGowan (7.8) was the winner with 39 pts. David is playing good golf. He got two birdies (on the 4th & 18th) with 11 pars and four bogeys.
Cathal Sheridan (23.9) was the runner-up with 38 pts. and John Bowe (18.3) took third place with 37 pts. David McCormick (4.5) won gross with 37 pts. (Gross).
Cat 4 results on Monday, September 3: Conail McAbharid was the winner over 9 holes with 22 pts and Michael McDaid came in second with 21 pts. Great scoring. On Monday, September 10, Chris Wuertz won with 18 pts.
Upcoming Events: On Friday, September 21 we have the three Ball Scramble and on Saturday, September 23 we have The North West Golf Alliance/Open Competition.
On Sunday, September 23 the John J. Doherty Cat 4 Final/Members Competition will be held.
The following Wednesday, September 26 we have an Open Competition.