CITY of Derry member, Rose Campbell, recorded a personal milestone when winning the club’s Centenary Lady Captain’s Prize (Mrs. Betty McBride) at Prehen on Friday last.
In the Medal competition, the 15 handicapper returned the top score of 70 nett to win by one shot.
Full results were - Centenary Lady Captain’s Prize - 1, Rose Campbell (15) 70 nett; 2, Ciara Quigg (16) 71; 3, Vivienne Houston (7) 72; Category 1, Ann Wallace (19) 73; Category 2, Pamela Rutherford (22), 73; Category 3, Florence Walker (29) 78; Committee Prize, Cheryl Chambers (20) 77; Past Captain, Naoimh Quigg (3), 78; 13 holes stableford for visitors, Helen Jones (2) 25; nearest the pin, Rose Campbell; longest drive, Naoimh Quigg.
Gent’s 13 holes three 3 club challenge - 1, Edward Maxwell, 25 points; 2, Maurice McCarter, 23;,Juvenile boys - 1, Christopher Love; 2m, Adam Monaghan; 3, Luke Hasson.
Meanwhile, Marie Clifford took top honours in last Tuesday’s Action Cancer Charity Open, the 24 handicapper enjoying an impressive four points cushion on the chasing pack.
Full results were - Action Cancer Charity Open Stableford - 1, Marie Clifford (24) 39 points; 2, Veronica Burke (23) 35; 3, Rosemary Shortt (25) 35; first nine, Maire McReynolds (17) 19; second nine, Geraldine Crossan (12) 20; visitor, Aideen Canavan (17), Co Armagh, 34.
The C.S.S. was 73 and the competition was kindly sponsored by Pure & Simple Restaurant, Newbuildings.
Next week’s competition is Chest, Heart & Stroke Stableford.
Dunfanaghy’s Lady Captain, Geraldine Regan, staged her ‘big day’ last weekend with Geraldine Magee claiming top honours on a score of 39 points.
The hugely enjoyable day was highlighted by the fabulous weather conditions.
Full results were - Lady Captain’s Prize (Mrs. Geraldine Regan) - 1, Geraldine Magee (13) 39 points; 2, Jenny Eakin (20) 37; gross, Kerry Eakin (7) 28 gross pts.; 3, break of tie, Barbara Eakin (13) 36; 4, Margaret Roarty (24) 36; 5, break of tie, Maggie Foy (11) 35; 6, Phyllis Gallagher (36) 35; front nine, Rosie Agnew (20) 21; back nine, Joan Doyle (15) 20; nearest the pin, Caitlin Hegarty; longest drive, Amy Chambers; Committee Prize, Caitlin Hegarty (17) 35; Past Captain’s Prize, Gerarda Arnold (27) 34; granny prize, June Nelson (24) 33; best 36 handicap, Michelle Wilson (36) 31; non-qualifier, Gaye Regan (24) 39; juvenile, Amy Chambers (5) 35.
Fourteen holes competition, Greta Sweeney (26) 19; visiting Captain, Marie Kelly, Gweedore, 25; visitor, break of tie, Angela Kilgallen, Letterkenny, 24; Shoot-Out winner, Kerry Eakin, runner-up, Joan Doyle.
With the Gents’ Captain’s Day scheduled for tomorrow (Sat.), the Dunfanaghy Ladies Branch extend their best wishes to James Doherty for what should prove a memorable day.
Meanwhile, Dunfanaghy Ladies have reached the Regional Finals of the Miele Fourball Better Ball competition which will take place in Limerick Golf Club on September 10th next.
The team consists of four pairs and, up until now, two pairs have played at home while the other two pairs have played away simultaneously. The first two rounds of the competition went to play-off holes against Portsalon and Letterkenny Ladies who have been regional finalists in the past. In the third round Dunfanaghy defeated Ballybofey & Stranorlar who have twice been to the All Ireland semi-finals and last Thursday Dunfanaghy met Ballinrobe and recorded a one hole victory.
The team consists - Kerry Eakin, Natalie Cummings, Margaret Witherow, Barbara Eakin, Amy Chambers, Cheryl Chambers, Joan Cowan and Maggie Foy. Other Team members who have stepped up are Cathleen Boyle, Roisin Curran and Olivia Moore.
The full team will travel to Limerick where the final will be played at a neutral venue.
The winner of the Calcutta Cup on Wednesday, August 1st, was Marian Scheel (20) with a 78 nett.
This is the third cup win for Marian this season.
The runner-up was Roisin Timoney (15) 82 while third spot was claimed by Maureen Cassidy (26) 88.
The C.S.S. was 75.