Successful Open Week at Dunfanaghy

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

Dunfanaghy experienced a successful Open Week with the mixed bag of weather failing to spoil the annual event.

Thanks are extended to all the sponsors and members are reminded that this weekend the Lady Captain’s Prizes will be staged with the traditional Scramble taking place today with the Lady Captain’s Day taking place tomorrow.

Also on display in the clubhouse until August 19th is an “August Art” exhibition. All the art on display will be sold in an effort to boost club amenity funds. If you can support this effort and wish to buy a piece of art, please contact the individual artists.

Open week results - July 23rd, Eugene Magee Three Ball Betterball - 1, break of tie, 1, M. McGinley, J McGinley and P Gallagher, 50 points; 2, G MCDaid, P Murray and B McDaid, 50; 3, break of tie, M Brown, M Bradley and F. Bradley, 49.

July 25th - Donegal Sports Open Stableford - 1, break of tie, David Johnston, 43 points; 2, Michael Crossan, 43; gross, Cathal McMonagle, 34; 3, break of tie, Collan Keegan, 42; front nine, Peter McBride, 22; back nine, Patrick Duffy, 24.

The C.S.S. was 37.

July 26th, Flynn’s Pharmacy Scotch Foursomes - 1, James Brogan and Kerry Eakin, 60.5 nett; 2, Graham and Natalie Cummings, 61; 3, break of tie, Willie Wilkin and Geraldine Regan, 61.5.

July 27th - Roarty Development and Rosses Bar Fourball Better Ball - 1, Brendan Kelly and Andy Murray, 43 points; 2, Freddie Stewart and Ivan Stewart, 42; gross, break of tie, Brian Wallace and Mark Caithness, 34; 3, Ed Margay and Eddie Margey, 40.

July 28th - Sigma Wireless Open Stroke - 1, break of tie, Sean Duffy (Jun) 66 nett; 2, Shaun Cannon, 66; gross, Richard Rosborough, 74; 3, Mark Caithness, 66; 3, Paul Wallace, 70 front nine, Dominic Bogues, 29.5; back nine, break of tie, Michael Kelly, 33.

The C.S.S. was 68.

Letterkenny Ladies

Lady Captain Angela Kilgallen’s day will soon be upon us and the week kicks off on Tuesday next with a categorised Scramble. As many of the ladies in the higher handicap range as possible are encouraged to enter as this is a great fun day at the start of Lady Captains Week.

On Thursday, August 9th there will be the very popular 13 hole fancy dress play and party. The Lady Captains Mixed Foursomes on Friday 10th August, leading to Lady Captains Day on Saturday 11th August. Please ensure you have entered your name for the various draws and not forgetting the main competition with dinner and presentation later that night. The August medal, which is normally played on the 1st Tuesday will be played on August 14th.

Results from A.I.B. Open Stableford - 1, Anne Cannon, 36 points; 2, Deirdre O’Toole, Portsalon, 34; gross, Dara McGowan, Ballybofey and Stranorlar, 28; 3, break of tie, Peggy Forde, 34; visitor, Deirdre Hensey, Portsalon; front nine, break of tie, Angela Bradley, 19; back nine, Pauline Curley, 18.

The weekend 9 holes competition was won by Ruth Daly with 21 points with Marian Keating the runner-up following a break of tie with 17 pts.