Cane Pro-Am brings a quality field to Mayo


In last weekend’s stableford competition sponsored by Rings and Things, Castlebar was won by Pat Mohan on a score of 36pts, with Ray Mannion in second place on 35pts and Pat Walsh taking third place. In the ladies’ competition Geraldine Kilgallon was the winner with a score of 38pts, with Mary B Prendergast finishing in second place and Rose O’Connor taking third spot.


In the Mr A sponsored competition, G Tuffy was the winner with a score of 40pts, M Nash finished in second place and D Beattie came home in third. This Sunday is the Vice Captain’s Prize sponsored by Hastings Insurance. A “get back into golf” scramble for returning and new members will be held on Wednesday, June 26. In the ladies’ stroke competition, Siobhan Leonard won out with a score of 73nett, with Josephine O’Hara in second place and Bertha Cooke in third place.


Boel Ansbro was the winner of the Treacy’s Pharmacy sponsored competition, with Ger Fahy in second place and Robert Forde taking third. The gross prize was won by Darren Egan. In the ladies’ competition Marian Walsh was the winner and Phyllis Lyons took second place and Angela Murphy third spot at the end of the day. This coming Sunday, June 23 is President’s Prize day.


Last weekend’s President’s Prize (Jim Borderick ) was won by Padraig Rice with a score of 66nett, with his nephew Shane Rice coming home in second place losing out only on a countback. Two players were also tied on 67nett for third place with John McHale just shading it form Stephen Munnelly and Kenneth Irwin took the gross prize. Martin Reddington took fifth place and Tom Moylette was sixth. The junior section was claimed by Shane O’Connor, with James Guerin finishing in second place.


Last weekend’s competition was sponsored by Golfstyle and Tom Boyle took the win on score of 40pts, James Prendergast took second place and Joe Diskin was third. The category prize went to Gary O’Toole and Jack O’Connell took the junior win. The ladies’ competition was claimed by Peggy Tawse on 33pts, with Emma Prenty in second place and Nancy McHugh winning the nine-hole competition.


Fergus Rothwell extended his lead in the Golfer of the Year competition by winning last Sunday’s stroke competition, scoring 65. Colin Conney finished in second place and Martin O’Carroll finished in third place. This weekend’s competition is a stableford event sponsored by Gavin’s Coffee Shop, Westport. An additional incentive for this competition is that the winner will automatically earn a place on the Mulranny 3T’s (Turn the tide for suicide ) four person team, which will be competing later this year at the Slieve Russell Golf and Country Club in Cavan. Entry is €10 and the proceeds of the competition will go to suicide awareness.


The 3T’s competition was won by Dympna O'Donnell with a score of 64nett. So Dympna goes to Slieve Russell to play in the final with her husband Jimmy who won the men's section with a 65nett. Julie Loftus finished in second place in the ladies’ competition with Margaret Reynolds coming home in third place.


Harry Gillivan was the winner of the Bertie Staunton memorial competition last week with a score of 41pts, second place was claimed by Pat Bree and Liam Halpin finished in third place. The gross was won by Tony Bree and Tony Ruane finished in fourth place. This weekend's competition is the Todd O'Reilly Golfer of the Year.

Corrib Natural Gas/Carne Golf Links Pro-Am 2013

A quality field featuring Ireland’s leading professionals and top amateurs is lined up to compete in the annual Carne Golf Links Pro-Am, in association with the Corrib Gas Partners, which will take place this weekend.

The event, one of the most popular pro-ams on the golfing circuit, is now in its 14th year and large crowds are again expected when it takes place at the stunning Carne links course in Belmullet, County Mayo on Saturday and Sunday (June 22 and 23 ). Confirmed to be taking part include players such as Philip Walton, Gareth McGimpsey and Damien McGrane. Anyone wishing to register a team can do so by visiting the website,, or by calling Mary Walsh at 097 82292.


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