Foyle Ladies Captain, Faye McGrotty, hosted her Charity Open on Friday May 19th, the event in aid of Action Duchenne (Muscular Dystrophy).
The day proved to be very successful with over 100 ladies and gentlemen turning out to support the event.
Roisin Corry, from Strabane, survived a break of tie with home club member, Anne Hamilton, to take top honours when both returned scores of 35 points.
Full results were – Lady Captain’s Charity Open Stableford - 1, break of tie, Roisin Corry (30), Strabane, 35 points; 2, Anne Hamilton (13), Foyle, 35; gross, Jenny Flanagan (20), Redcastle, 20; 3, Agnes McLaughlin (16), Foyle, 34; visitor, Ann Cullen (14) 32; back nine, Sheila McLaughlin (33), Foyle, 16; longest drive, Ann Cullen, Omagh; nearest the pin, Sheila McLaughlin, Foyle.
Gent’s competition – 1, Joe Doran (12), Foyle, 41 points; 2, Stephen Martin (2), Foyle, 40; gross, Martin Kivelehan, Foyle, 34; 3, Robert Ewing (24), Foyle, 38; back nine, Stephen Doherty (16), Foyle, 21; front nine, Brendan Gallagher (21), Foyle, 22.
Meanwhile winner of the ladies 11 hole competition played on Thursday, May 18th, was Anne Hamilton (13) who returned 21 points.
Foyle Gents’ Branch Notes
Club Stableford, Wednesday, May 15th - 1, Stephen Doherty (13) 42 points; 2, John Coyle (12) 40.
The C.S.S. was 35 pts.
Club Sweep - Sunday, May 12th - 1, Gary McElroy (7) 36.
The C.S.S. was 37 pts.
Forthcoming competitions - tomorrow (Wednesday), Ladbroke’s Open Stableford.
Saturday, May 25th and Sunday,May 26th - Amelia Earhart City of Culture Two-Day Open Stableford (Prize Fund: £1,400). Overall winner - Set of Callaway Razr X irons. Book online at www.foylegolfcentre.co.uk or telephone 71-352222.
Friday, May 24th, Maiden City Open Golf Classic telephone: 71-352222.
The curtain fell on the popular North-West Thursday Society’s programme last week with the traditional “end of season” individual and teams competition.
Full results were - individual competition - 1, Dudley Coyle, 40 points; 2, break of tie, Mickey Bradley, 38; 3, Alan Rooks, 38.
Category 1, Padraig Mac Lochlainn, 38; Cat. 2, break of tie, Dermot McDermott, 36; Cat. 3, Paddy McKinney, 36; Cat. 4, Paddy McDermott, 35.
Front nine, Sean McGrory; back nine, Willie Stewart; nearest the pin Tom Crossan (8th) and Terry Meenan (13th); longest drive Mickey Bradley.
“2’s” were carded by the following - Frank McCarroll, Kevin Daly, John O’Brien, Terry Meenan, Tom Crossan, Paul Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn.
Team competition - 1, Brian McElhinney, Kevin Daly, Sam Condit and Alan Rooks, 92 points; 2, John O’Brien, Gerry Coyle, M. Montgomery and D. Coyle, 91; 3, G. McLaughlin, D. McDermott and J. McGinley, 91.
The Thursday Society season will recommence next September.