Foyle Ladies Captain, Faye McGrotty, hosted her Charity Open on Friday May 19th, the event in aid of Action Duchenne (Muscular Dystrophy).
Former Faughan Valley five handicapper, Bernard “Bee” Kelly, now playing out of Greencastle, survived a break of tie on 40 points with City of Derry’s Tom McClintock when winning last Thursday’s popular Open Singles Stableford event.
Top scoring was the order of the day at Buncrana last weekend in the W. P. McCarter Memorial competition, which was sponsored by the McCarter family.
Wales boss, Chris Coleman was the guest of honour at the Maiden City Soccer’s Celebrity Golf Day launch at Da Vinci’s Hotel on Friday last.
THIRTY-two players representing golf clubs throughout the North-West and further afield, will contest the 36th Travellers’ Trophy tour next week in Majorca.
Sunday, May 12th - Cassidy Brothers Concrete Stableford (confined) - 1, Seamus Gordon (18) 38 points; 2, Paul Van Dessel (3) 36; 3, Paul Cox (14) 35; gross, Geroid Doherty C (5) 27; 4, John Friel (10) 35.
NORTH-West Golf Club’s rising star Kyle McCarron shot a superb 76 to win last Saturday’s North-West Scratch Cup in what can only be described as horrendous conditions on the Lisfannon Links.
Hugh Craig (15) claimed the Victor Fiorentini Cup on Sunday last at Greencastle with a nett score of 62.
George Curry (13) once again took the top spot at City of Derry with a fine 42 points in less than perfect conditions in last Saturday’s Subscriber’s Cup, a competition that had been postponed from earlier in the season.
JAMES Meehan struck a blow for the high handicappers at Foyle when winning the annual Drinks Inc sponsored May Day Open Stableford.
KEALAN Quigg (scr.), City of Derry Golf Club’s top performer, was in superb form in the Spring Bank Holiday Open at Prehen having magnificently compiled a seven under par gross round equating to 43 stableford points.
AN entry of 118 contested last weekend’s Sandwich Company sponsored Multiple Sclerosis Open Stableford at Greencastle with Ryan Doherty posting a sensational score of 47 points to enjoy a six points cushion over the large field.
PLAYING off the back markers not to mention having to contend with a blustery wind, Hugh Doran, hit the headlines at North-West when winning the annual McConnell Cup on Sunday last.
James Harron (9) emerged the big winner at Strabane last weekend when claiming the Caffe Fresco Open Stableford with an excellent score of 39 points in tough conditions.
CASTLEROCK visitor, Gary Adamson, showed the large field a clean pair of heels in last Thursday’s Open Stableford at City of Derry.
GREENCASTLE’s Open Scramble on Saturday last, sponsored by the City Hotel, attracted a good entry of 29 teams and low scoring was expected.
AS PART of the Amelia Earhart Festival and the City of Culture festivities, there will be a “Festival of Golf” at the Foyle Golf Centre over two weekends next month - Saturday, May 18th and Saturday and Sunday, May 25th and 26th.
The final outing of the Donegal & Friends Ladies Alliance season was staged at Buncrana last weekend and taking full advantage local knowledge was Margaret McColgan who not only won the final outing, but claimed the “Golfer of the Year” title.
There was a record entry for the Team Classic at Strabane on Sunday past when a superb entry of 63 teams turned out for the inaugural Meningitis Research Trust Team Classic - a fitting response for the hard working committee which put the event together with marvellous prizes and unequalled sponsorship,
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Weather for Derry
Sunday 26 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: South west
Temperature: 7 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: South west