In last weekend’s Stableford competition Martin Moylette with a score of 40pts was the winner of the men’s section. He finished three points clear of Seamus Cleary in second and Bob Leggett in third after both men finished with a score of 37pts. In the ladies’ event Mary Lavin hit a score of 39pts to finish four points clear of Geraldine O’Malley in second place, with Kitty O’Connor taking third. A committee meeting will take place on Sunday February 20 at 6pm, all committee members are asked to attend.
Sean O’Brien’s 39pts was enough to win the 15 hole Stableford competition last week, Vincent Thomas came home in second place with PJ Corrigan taking third spot on the leaderboard. The spring league will tee off this weekend following the draw earlier this week. Tee off will begin at 8.30am and all players are asked to be at the tee 10 minutes before their appointed tee off time.
The committee of Ballina Golf Club for the coming year is president: Anthony Kilcullen; vice president: Sean Henry; captain: Gerry Tuffy; vice captain: Paddy O Donnell; past captain: Des Cronin; hon secretary: Sean Rowley; hon treasurer: Pat White; assistant treasurer: Michael O' Malley; PRO: Gerry O'Mahoney; committee: Eddie Keigher, John Fox, Robbie McGinty, Tommy Cronin, Walter Galvin, Vincent Tomas, Robert Bradwell, Joe Murphy.
In last weekend’s Stableford competition Eddie Murphy was the winner with a score of 43pts, with Rory O’Connor taking second place two points behind. In the ladies’ section Anne Freeley was the winner finishing three points ahead of Ann Greenway.
In the winter league, the team of Martin Murphy, Pat Connaughton and Andrew Murphy were the winners with a score of 64pts. In second place was the squad of Martin Devaney, Paul Devaney, and Vincent Daly who finished with a score of 62pts. The club 15 hole competition was won by Gary O’Toole on 36pts. This evening there will be a fund-raising table quiz held in the club, with a table of four costing €40.
In the ladies’ singles Stableford competition last weekend, Maeve O’Farrelly was winner by the nature of her handicap after the top three all finished tied on 16pts. Bernie Bergin finished second, with Mary Feeney third. In the gents’ winter league round five competition Austin O’Toole won the front nine section with 50pts. He was followed home in second place on the front nine by Michael Canning. The back nine prize was won by Michael O’Donnell with 53pts, with Ian Walsh taking second place.