Curtain Falls on Portsalon Open Week

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

Portsalon enjoyed a successful Open Week, which closes this weekend with the following competitions - today (Friday), Donegal Sports Ladies & Gents Stableford; tomorrow (Sat.), Whoriskey Heating Oil Gents Fourball Better Ball and Sunday, July 8th, B. Coyle & Sons Ladies & Gents Open Stableford.

To ensure that you have your place on the remaining days of the open week competitions, contact the clubhouse on 074 91 59459 for your tee time or go online at

The presentation of prizes will take place in the clubhouse this Sunday evening at 8.30 p.m. and all prize winners from Thursday to Sunday are asked to be in attendance.

Club Captain, Mr. D. P. Logue on behalf of the membership of Portsalon extends his thanks to the club’s loyal sponsors for their continued and generous support of the Open Week activies.

Open Week results were - Saturday last - Value Centre Fourball Better Ball - 1, Connor Connolly & Noel Nicholl, 45 points; 2, Paddy Sheridan & Tony Morrison, 41; gross, Kevin McGonagle & Stephen Connolly, 36; 3, John Strain & Sean McCormick, 40; visitors, F. Wilson and T. Griffin, Ballybofey & Stranorlar,

Sunday, July 1st - McGee’s Ladies & Gents Open Stableford - 1, Ivan Brunt, 41 points; 2, break of tie, Sean Barrett, 39; gross, Eamon McDermott, 32; 3, Fergus Callaghan, 39; first nine, Aidan Langan; second nine, Tony Morrison; visitor, Frank McGurk, Foyle.

Monday, July 2nd - Dunleavy XL Store Open Stableford - 1, Kevin McGonagle (7) 41 points; 2, Noel Gillespie (26) 41; gross, Sean Kelly (9) 31; 3, Odhran McGowan (15) 40; visitor, Martin Regan, Nairn & Portnoo, 37; first nine, Diamuid Coll; second nine, Gerard McCormick.

The C.S.S. was 37 pts.

Meanwhile, Noreen McConigley’s Lady Captain’s Prize will be staged on Saturday, July 21st. The Lady Captain has a gents’ members section and gents tee-times on the day will be from 7.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

To book contact 0749159459 or go online to

The Captain D P Logue and membership wish Marie every success on her special day.

This season’s match play competition has reached the quarter-final stage and the players are reminded that all matches must be played by July 31st.

North-West Ladies

Winner of the Open Stableford on Ladies Day during North-West’s Open Week on Wednesday was Ursula Hinds with 36 points, one clear of the chasing pack.

Full results were - 1, Ursula Hinds (20) 36 points; 2, Mary McGeough (13) 35; 3, Sarah Power (14) 34; visitor, Margaret McColgan (16), Buncrana, 34; front nine, Anne McCloskey, 19; back nine, Roisín Williamson, 19.

The C.S.S. was 35 pts.

Next week’s competition is Mr. Captain’s Prize to the Ladies Branch.