Junior competition’s concluded at Barnhill over the weekend with a family scramble comprising 21 teams of adults & juniors. Prizes on the day were kindly sponsored by Brown’s On The Green, Lady Vice Captain Angela Kilgallon, Victor at McDonald’s & John Russell of Letterkenny Activity Centre.
In addition, club President Mr Brian O’ Reilly presented prizes from his Presidents Day which was held in late August. An enjoyable family evening was had by all in the clubhouse which was packed with budding Tiger’s an Rory’s. Thanks is expressed to all parents who assisted & juveniles who competed throughout the year with all looking forward to 2019.
On Wed 19th Sept. the course was closed due to the torrential weather conditions on Tues night and Wed morning. However the course was playable on Thursday and hosted the Seniors Competition.
It is much to the delight and pleasure of members that Letterkenny Golf Course is now able to recover quickly after bad weather conditions. This is put down mainly to the extra machinery purchased to cater to the fairways and also to the draining system working effectively.
On Sat. 22/09/18 the Letterkenny Kia / Nissan Open was played. Cathal Sheridan (21.5) was the winner with an excellent 42 pts. Cathal had a birdie on the 4th plus 4 pars in putting his score together. Darragh McMenamin (2.8) was the runner up with 39 pts. Darragh as ever plays consistently good golf and took 2 birdies i.e. on the 11th and 18th with 14 pars. Kevin Rafferty (4.4) won gross with 38 pts. and Michael O’Malley (14.9) came in third place with 36 pts.
On Sunday 23/09/18 the members competition was played. Kevin Hensey (9.9) was the winner with a good score of 37 pts. (BOT) He got 2 bordies i.e. on 13th and 18th and 7 pars. Kieran Sweeney (5.2) a close second place with 37 pts. Keith Spence (11.1) took third place with a good score of 36 pts. and Michael Collum (5.1) won gross with 37 pts. (Gross) .
The Cat 4 Final / John J. Doherty Memorial Cup was played on Sunday 23rd. Jackie Duffy was the winner on the day with a good score of 35 pts. Josef Dadon was a close second with 32 pts. and Hugh Doherty (a keen golfer) came in third with a respectable 30 pts.
The front 9 was won by Adidan O’Neill with 16 pts. and the back 9 was won by Liam Rodgers with 14 pts.(BOT). Golfer of the Year went to Aidan O’Neill with 102 pts, this is Aidan’s fourth win in a row.
Gerry O’Sullivan wishes to thank everybody who played in the Monday Competitions and is looking forward to an equally successful season next year.
Upcoming Events : On Fri. 28th we have 3 Ball Scramble and on Sat. 29th the Michael McGrath Memorial Competition. On Sun the Members Competition will be run.Tags: