Good scoring in club competitions around the county


In the stableford competition last weekend, sponsored by M and C financial services and Premier Estates Maloney, Jimmy Sheridan was the winner in the gents’ section with a score of 36. Jim Conlon came second with a score of 35 (back six ) with Pat Walsh in third place also on 35. The ladies’ competition was won by Pat Dillon with a score of 36, Mary Conlon was just behind her on 35 with Rose O’Connor in third on 34. The category prize was won by Stephen Walsh snr with a score of 33.


It was a stroke play competition in the east Mayo venue last weekend, with Connor Freeley winning out the junior section with a score of 64 nett on the day. The gents’ section was won by Paul Flanagan with a score of 59 nett, Derek Walsh came second with a score of 63 nett, while Michael Lyons was just behind in third place on 64 nett. The ladies’ section was won by Roisin Hill with a score of 65 nett, Laurena Freeley came second on 68 nett, and Joan McGurie was third on 69 nett.


Last Saturday’s 18 hole stableford competition, sponsored by Homeworld and Teletech Ballina, was won by Stephen Doherty with a score of 38 points. Sunday’s competition, sponsored by Ballina Business Supplies, saw Robert Hanley win out on the day, with Kieran Ruddy coming home in second place. Martin Ryan took third place on the leaderboard with Padraic Naughton in fourth.


In the Brendan Kelly car sales and service sponsored day last Sunday, Peter Moran was the big winner in the gents’ section, finishing off with a score of 42pts. The Cat 1 prize went to John McNicholas on 38pts, with Mike McGrath taking the Cat 2 prize with 41pts and Peter Hynes the Cat 3 prize on 40pts. The ladies’ section was won by Nancy McHugh with a score of 34pts (back nine ), Emma Prenty ran her close in second place also on34 pts, and Dympna Clarke came third on 33pts.

Green and Red golf society

The Green and Red society will be holding an 18 hole single stableford competition in Claremorris Golf Club this Saturday. The cost of entry to the competition is €30 including membership of the society for the year and it costs €25 for visitors. A time sheet is in operation for more information contact Chris on 094 9371527.


June Mathastein’s lady captain’s day takes place tomorrow Saturday June 26. The competition will be an 18 hole stableford with a gala buffet taking place for all competitors at 8pm. The presentation of prizes will take place after the buffet. The entry fee including the meal will be €20.

Marie Grimes goes into the competition leading the GOY table by five points. Defending champion Maureen Keane is in third place, some seven points behind and following her recent good form in the last two club competitions, Maureen will go into Saturday’s competition a clear favourite.

The Junior Cup team comfortably qualified for the matchplay stages of their cups and shields competition in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday morning last. However they were defeated by eventual zone winners, Co Sligo, in the zone semi-final. The annual Insomniacs competition proved to be another great success on Saturday last. Over 40 competitors answered their alarm call and it was great to see a team travel from Ballina to take part.


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