Get your teams in for the GOAL golf classic in Claremorris


In last weekend’s competition sponsored by Rocky’s Bar, Castlebar, Declan Nally was the winner of the gents’ section with a score of 54, Fenton Barrett took second place with Paraic Cuffe third. The gross prize was won by Junior Prendergast. The ladies was won by Aine McDonald, with Kitty O’Connor second and Breege Moran third. In the scramble competition sponsored by Heiton Buckley, Aodan MacSuibhne, Sean Canny and Tom Rumbly were the winning team. Second place went to Mary Conlon, Seamus Holian and Matthew Sloyan. The winners’ circle was rounded out by the trio of Don Dillon, Dick Heraty and Enda Holian.


In the 18 hole stroke competition Mark Frain was the winner with a 64, second place went to John Freeman who scored 66. The course has been undergoing improvement works over the past few months and is getting rave reviews from many players. Green fees are only €15 and the open week will take place from July 20 to 24.


Seamus Luddon was the winner of the Topaz Fuel sponsored Stableford competition last Sunday with a score of 44pts. Pat Curley came second and Tomas Murphy third. The ladies’ competition was won by Laurena Freeley who finished three points ahead of Norrie Dillon.


Eugene Caulfield finished just ahead of Seamus Cuffe in the Mulroy’s sponsored competition recently. The gents’ prize winners were completed by Brendan Frost who picked up the gross prize and Michael O’Brien who finished third. In the club Masters Fantasy Golf competition Kieran Horkan came first to claim €500 with John Kelly second, Junior Prendergast third, and David Haugh fourth. This weekend’s competition is sponsored by Baxter.


In the Keane’s Arro Home and Garden sponsored day at the club, Declan Lambe was the winner with 69nett, Myles Forde took second place, with Alan Coen third. Peter Geraghty was the gross winner with Una Clarke the ladies’ first place finisher.

Goal golf classic

The organisers of the annual Mayo GOAL Golf Classic, which takes place in Claremorris Golf Club on Thursday April 28, are aiming to make this year’s event the biggest ever. “Last year’s classic in Castlebar Golf Club was a huge success,” says chairman Chris Farrell, “and considering it is the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world who are hardest hit during an economic downturn we’re hoping that Mayo’s golfers will do their bit to support them again. We’re hoping that this year’s Mayo GOAL Golf Classic will be the biggest one so far.” Team entries for the Golf Classic cost €180 or €45 per person, while tees and greens can also be sponsored for €80. To book a tee time contact Claremorris Golf Club on 094 9371527 or Ronan Scully GOAL on 087 6189094.


Mary Barry was top of the leaderboard last weekend in the ladies’ Stableford competition with a score of 37pts, Nuala Hopkins came second, with Nuala Moody third. In the gents’ section, Jack O’Donnell came home in first place just ahead of Niall Halpin in second. The top five was completed by Martin Halpin, John Gillivan and Neil Chambers.


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