JOY QUIGG (24) dominated the field to secure Anne McDermott’s Lady President’s Prize at Greencastle Golf Club last week with 39 points.
The fairways were in excellent condition and Joy claimed the top prize with a three shot margin over her nearest rivals, Kathleen Faulkner (22) and Margaret Dolan who were tied on 36 points.
Full results - 1, Joy Quigg (24) 39 pts; 2, break of tie, Kathleen Faulkner (22) 36; 3, Margaret Dolan (31) 36; Gross - Gemma McClenaghan; Front 9 - Anne Heard 21pts; Back 9 - Anne Vekins 19pts; Best Ladies Committee member - Pat Donaghy (18) 34; Past President’s prize - Rosie Browne; Lady President’s guests - Sheila Meehan.
There was a special competition for the men on Wednesday and the winner was Liam Edwards with 27 points and second place went to Billy Harley after a multiple break of tie for those on 26 points.
Bernie McCarron claimed the Clonmany Cup on a break of tie from Anne McLaughlin (P).
Full results - 1, Bernie McCarron (22) 37pts; 2, Anne McLaughlin (Phil) (14) 37; Gross - Lucia Mullen (10) 22; Back Nine - Maureen Carey 19.
The much anticipated Lady Captain’s outing will take place in Portsalon on Sunday, September 2nd.
There are several places remaining on the bus so hurry and get your name on the list on the notice board.
The ladies branch is hosting an Open competition (ladies and gents single) on Tuesday, August 7th. Visitors E40. There will be a timesheet in operation. Telephone 0749378100 or 0749376119.
City of Derry Ladies
Full results for City of Derry Ladies July Par competition were - 1, Marie McReynolds (17); 2, break of tie, Christine Mitchell (27); 3, Betty McBride (17); CSS was 72.
The winner will receive a Centenary medal which will be presented on Lady Captain’s day on Friday, August 3rd. Next week’s competition is the Victory Cup Stableford competition.
The competition scheduled for last Monday, July 23rd (Playing Fields Salver) was cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions and will be played at a later date.
The next competition will be played on Monday, July 30th next which involves nine holes, dinner and Social evening.
A running draw will take place from 5 p.m.
Results from Friday, July 13th - 1, Evelyn Smith (35) 33pts; 2, Kathleen Burns (33) 31; Best 36 - Susan McCoy.
Fixtures - On Friday, July 27th, there will be an 18 hole stroke confined competition; On Friday, August 3rd there will be an Open stableford competition in aid of breast cancer. Entry fee is E10. All support greatly appreciated.
For further details contact the club on 0749362279.
The O2 Challenge Trophy, which was played for on Thursday, July 19th, was won by Foyle’s in-form player, Agnes McLaughlin with a tremendous score of 40 points.
Full results were – 1, Sadie O’Kane (19) 40; 2, Christine McCafferty (30) 37; 3, Maureen Sheerin (25) 34.
Meanwhile next week’s competition is the Nellie Garrett Foursomes Qualifying competition. Please arrange own partners, markers and tee time.
Dunfanaghy Open Week commenced on Thursday, July 19th with a Ladies Open which was very kindly sponsored by W&J Chambers.
The results are as follows; 1, Margaret Witherow (15) 40pts; 2, Natalie Cummings (15) 39; Gross - Kerry Eakin (7) 27; 3, M Perry (15) 38; 4, Barbara Eakin (14) 37; 5, break of tie, Sheila Aicken (17) 36; Visitor - Hazel Russell (16) 36; Nearest the Pin (13th) - Heather Hamilton; Nearest the Pin (17th) - Pat Coull; Hole in One (9th) - Betty McBride (City of Derry); CSS for Visitors - 33; CSS for Members - 36.
Results from 14 hole competition played on Saturday, July 21st - 1, Rose Gavaghan (36) 34pts; 2, Olivia Moore (13) 32; 3, Pauline Hunter (33) 30; 4, Joan Doyle (17) 29.
Mr Captain Niall O’Donnell’s prize to the Ladies - Results - 1, Marian O’Sullivan 38pts; 2, Catherine Cooke-Harkin 37; Gross - Tracy Spence; 3, break of tie, Vera Kearney 37; Nines - Bridget McClafferty and Anne Condon.
The pre-Captain’s Mixed Foursomes results - 1, Maura Cavanagh and Danny McLaughlin 42.2; 2, Anne Condon and John Russell 46.4; 3,break of tie, Garret Condon and Cynthia Fuery 48.5.
The Marie O’Donnell team play their home match against Ballybofey and Stranorlar on Monday, July 30th at 4 p.m.
The North West Breast Care Unit Classic, sponsored by the Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa, will be played today (Friday) and some last minute timeslots are still available.
North West Ladies
Paula McGrory (20) emerged the clear winner of the Challenge Vase competition played in difficult conditions.
1, Paula McGrory (20) 68 nett; 2, Sarah Power (14) 75; 3, Joanne Harkin (8) 76.
The Ladies Branch wish Claire Colly every success on her Lady Captain’s Day tomorrow (Saturday).