The qualifier for the Lady Captain’s Shoot Out and the subsequent Shoot Out took place on Tuesday 15th July.
Lady Captain Cheryl took the decision to play this competition ahead of Lady Captain’s week and was rewarded with an excellent turnout (42 players) and lovely playing conditions which resulted in very good scoring.
The 18 hole competition was won by Karen McCormick (34) with 42 points while Sandra McGinley (25) came second with 38 points. Karena Brady (12) and Janice Doherty (34) won the first and second nine respectively with 20 points. Barbara Eakin and Rose Gavaghan had 2s.
The 8 best nett scores and the 2 best gross scores were invited back in the evening to play in the shoot out.
The contestants were: Natalie Cummings, Janice Doherty, Maggie Foy, Rose Gavaghan, Mabel Gillespie, Moira Irwin, Karen McCormick, Sandra McGinley, Deborah Moore and Margaret Witherow.
The Shoot Out was competitive yet good natured and on the final tee box, Janice Doherty and Margaret Witherow were left to do battle down the 18th. Congratulations to Janice Doherty, who came out victorious, after a very tense final hole.
The Centenary Cup, sponsored by Barbara Eakin, was played on Saturday 19th July. Mary Lafferty (20) triumphed with a nett 67 and a better back nine from June Nelson (24). Mabel Gillespie (24) was third, with a nett 69, while Olivia Moore (13) won the gross with 81. Marsha McKendry (27) and Moira Irwin (17) won the first and second nine respectively with 32.5.
Lady Golfers are reminded that Open Week starts this Thursday 24th July with a stableford competition sponsored by Frank and Nora Crumlish. The Gillespie family have sponsored the second of the 18 hole stableford competitions on Tuesday 29th July. There are two 14 hole competitions on Saturday 26th July and Saturday 2nd August, teeing off from 4pm. The first of these competitions is sponsored by donations received by Dunfanaghy ladies branch, the second by member, Pauline Hunter. Thanks to all our sponsors. Tee times for all of these competitions can be booked through the shop (074-9136335).
Lady Members are asked to check the notice board in the locker room for details of Lady Captain’s Day on 9th August and put their names up for the draw.