Paul’s Different Class at Foyle

Wood Driver by Golf Ball June 2000
Wood Driver by Golf Ball June 2000

FOYLE’S Paul McEleney took full advantage of last Saturday’s favourable conditions at Ballyarnett when claiming the annual Different Class Menswear Open Stableford.

The event enjoyed a superb entry of 100 competitors and with the course in pristine condition, 12 handicapper McEleney returned the top score of 43 points giving him a two points cushion over his nearest rival.

Full results were - 1, Paul McEleney (12) 43 points; 2, James G. McDaid (26) 41; 3, break of tie, Sean Doyle (17) 39; gross, break of tie, Cormac McGeady, 32; visitor, Stephen Henderson (13), Newtownstewart, 37; back nine, Calvin Mooney (13) 23.

The C.S.S. was 36 pts.

P.F.S. Accountants Open Stableford - Wednesday, August 15th - 1, Warren MacFarland (21) 42 points; 2, break of tie, Dermott Caffrey (5) 38; 3, Brian O’Neill (16) 38; gross, Cormac McGeady, 31; back nine, break of tie, Kevin McDermott (21) 20.

The C.S.S. was 36 pts.

Over-50’s Confined - 1, Pat McCafferty (24) 40 points; 2, Seamus Quig (11) 38.

The C.S.S. was 37 pts.

There will be a Prize Presentation at Foyle this Thursday, August 23rd, at 8.30 p.m. for the following competitions and all prize winners listed below are asked to attend or send a deputy - Club Classic - Stephen Moore, Philip Daly, Joe Bradley, Seamus McLaughlin, Mark Doherty, Tommy Bradley, Ciaran O’Doherty, Damien Martin, John McMonagle, Kevin O’Kane, Mark Ruddy, Christopher McCauley.

P. F. S. Accountants Open Stableford - Warren MacFarland, Dermott Caffrey, Brian O’Neill, Cormac McGeady, Kevin McDermott.

Different Class Menswear Open Stableford - Paul McEleney, James G McDaid, Sean Doyle, Cormac McGeady, Stephen Henderson and Calvin Mooney.

Meanwhile, the End of Summer nine holes Scramble for Ladies, Gents and Juveniles will take place this Friday, August 24th, with a shotgun start at 5.30 p.m. All members taking part in the Scramble are asked to enter their names on the sheet provided in the shop by Friday morning to facilitate the draw for teams.

Following the golf there will be a barbeque and prize presentation followed by the End of Summer Grand Draw and all members are reminded that tickets for the draw must be returned by Wednesday, August 22nd next.

Forthcoming fixtures - tomorrow (Wed.), Club Stableford; Friday, August 24th, Open Stableford with nine holes Scramble at 5.30 p.m.; Saturday, August 25th, City of Derry Building Society Open Stableford; Sunday, August 26th, Club Sweep.

For all timesheets, book online at or telephone 02871-352222.

Donegal Seniors Alliance

Results from last Thursday’s Donegal Seniors’ Alliance outing to North-West Golf Club, Lisfannon - 1, John Strain (20), Portsalon, 39 points; 2, Andy Walker (18), North-West, 38; 3, break of tie, Eugene Gallagher (14), Portsalon, 36; 4, Tom Crossan (18), North-West, 36; 5, Oliver Ward (17), Letterkenny, 36; gross, Mick Gallagher, Letterkenny, 25; 6, break of tie, Sean McCormack (17), Portsalon, 35; 7, John McNamara (20), Donegal, 35; 8, break of tie, Michael O’Boyle (12), Ballybofey & Stranorlar, 34; 9, Michael Dunne (21), Portsalon, 34; 10, break of tie, Sean Gildea (18), Letterkenny, 33.

Category Prizes - Cat. A - 1, James Keenan (18), Dunfanaghy, 32; 2, break of tie, Seamus Gallagher (15), Ballybofey & Stranorlar, 31; Cat. B - 1, break of tie, Brian O’Reilly (19), Letterkenny, 32; 2, Gerry McLaughlin (15), Greencastle, 32; Cat. C - 1, break of tie, John McCaughan (11), Ballybofey & Stranorlar, 32; 2, Paddy McKinney (21), North-West, 32; Cat. D - 1, Eamonn Hone (199), Ballybofey & Stranorlar, 33; 2, Gerry Coyle (12), North-West, 32.

Results from yesterday’s outing at Donegal Golf Club, Murvagh, will be published in Friday’s edition of the “Journal.”