Limerick Leader Weekly Golf Notes

Leader Reporter


Leader Reporter


Limerick Leader Weekly Golf Notes

Shirley Real, lady captain of Castletroy Golf Club presents the Millennium Trophy to the winners of the event, Michelle Magner and Colette Kenny at an awards evening in Castletroy Golf Club


LADIES: 5/09/2019 Christmas Hamper 18 Stroke Medal Competition; 1st Brid Naughton (11) 70; 2nd Antoinette Meaghan (21) 72; 3rd Margaret Hickey (18) 73 (b9).

9-HOLE: 9 Hole S/F Competition

Winner. Olivia Gardiner (23) 19 pts; Beginners Competition: Winner Theresa Lillis.

News: Forthcoming Competitions. September 12. Captain's Prize to the Ladies 18 Hole S/F Competition

19th Sept. Open Day Ball Better Ball. October 3: Presentation of prizes.

MENS: Men's Club: Tuesday Open Singles held on September 3: 1st Mark Buckley (11) 39pts; 2nd Kevin O'Rourke (16) 38pts; Gross Ross Fitzgerald (1) 35pts; 4th Alan Murray (5) 37pts; Visitor Colin Griffin (6) 37pts.

SCRATCH CUP: Intermediate Scratch Cup held on Sunday 1st September. 1st Pat Byrnes (14) 80 Gross; 2nd Shane O'Donoghue (12) 80 Gross; Nett Eddie Enright (15) 69.

Primary Scratch Cup. 1st Cathal Crowley (17) 88 Gross; 2nd Ambrose Danaher (19) 89 Gross; Nett Mark Leahy (19) 70.


MENS: Men’s Competitions: Ceann Sibeal Exchange Day: Sunday, September 8 – Old Course C.S.S 71

1st Liam Carmody (8) 41pts (B9=21);

2nd Eoin Enright (19) 41pts Back 9: 19pts; 3rd Gary Scanlon (4) 40pts; 4th Bryan Hickey (7) 38pts Back 9= 21; 5th Dan Sheehan (16) 38pts Back 9: 18pts; Gross: James O’Callaghan 35pts; Seniors: Rory Flannery (16) 36pts Back 6 =13; Cat 1 (up to 10 H’Cap):Adrian Walsh (4) 37pts Back 9 = 17; Cat 2 (11 to 16 H’Cap): Kieran Lynch (12) 37pts; Cat 3 (17 H’Cap up): James Fogarty (20) 34pts Back 9 = 19; Back 9: Jody Fitzmaurice (16) 21pts.

Fixtures: The L.A. Racing Cup, Sunday, September 15, Old Course.

LADIES: Ladies Competitions: Tuesday Voucher Competition – Tuesday, September 3: Cashen Course C.S.S 73; 1st Norma Henigan Moran (40) 37 pts; 2nd Marjorie Morkan (23) 35 pts; 3rd Noirin Lynch (26) 33 pts

RESULTS: Ladies Competition Sponsored by Sean O’Sullivan-Eoin Barrett Accountants, Saturday, September 7, Old Course C.S.S 74;

1st Anne Hill (21) 40pts; 2nd Helen McSweeney (33) 37pts (Bk 9/19); Best Gross Catriona Corrigan (11) 23 gross pts; 3rd Eithne O'Halloran (19) 37pts; 4th Tess Noonan (33) 36pts; 5th Teresa Cronin (18) 35pts (B 9/17); 6th Bernie Daly (26) 35pts (B 9/16); Front 9: Geraldine Gallagher (33) 23pts; Back 9: Norma Mullane (25) 18 (B5) pts; Seniors: Sighle Henigan (18) 34pts.

Fixtures: Ladies Competition: Sunday, September 15: Cashen Course; Ladies Competition, Tuesday, September 17 Cashen Course.

SENIORS: Senior Men’s Competitions: Senior Men’s Competition, Thursday, September 5: Cashen Course; 1st Finbarr O’Keeffe (20) 30 +232pts; 2nd Joe McCarthy (19) 32 -131pts; 3rd Brendan Daly (10) 31 -130pts B5-10; 4th Noel Kneafsey (18) 29 +130pts B5-8; 5th Donal Keane (24) 27 +330pts B5-6; 6th Maurice McAuliffe (16) 26 +228pts B5-11; 7th Miley Costello (18) 28pts B5-10; 8th Michael Barrett (18) 28-127pts B5-10; 9th Nicholas Hayes (18) 28-127pts B5-8; 10th Anton Casey (15) 26+127pts B5-7; Gross D. F. O’Brien 21pts; V. Jerry McAuliffe (21) 27 -126pts B5-9; S.V. Donal Quaid (21) 28 -127pts B5-6.

Fixtures: Thursday, September 12; Senior Men’s Competition, Cashen Course.

SENIOR LADIES: Senior Ladies Competitions: 1st Lucy McAuliffe (33) 20 pts; 2nd Loyola O’Sullivan (32) 15 pts; 3rd Nola Adams (27) 13pts.

Fixtures: Friday, September 13: Senior Ladies Competition, Cashen Course.


LADIES: Results: Sunday, September 1: 18 Hole Stableford: Winner Claire Griffin 38 Pts. Runner-Up Mary Lonergan 31 Pts. Third Elaine Bermingham 30 Pts.

Thursday, August 29: 9 Hole Qualifier: Winner Mary Lonergan 21 Pts. Runner Up Orla O’Donovan 20 Pts. Third Mary C Kinane 14 Pts.

18-HOLE STABLEFORD: Tuesday, September 3: 18 Hole Stableford: Winner Mary Toomey 29 Pts. Runner-Up 25 Pts. Third Paula Carroll 20 Pts.

9-HOLE QUALIFIER: Thursday, September 5, 9 Hole Qualifier: Winner Orla O’Donovan 21 Pts. Runner Up Mary Lonergan 20 Pts. Third Elaine Bermingham 18 Pts.

LADY PRESIDENT'S PRIZE: Sunday, September 8: Lady President’s Prize. 18 Hole Stroke: Winner Claire Ryan 71 Net. Best Gross Claire Griffin 82 Gross. Runner-Up Majella Hallinan 71 Net. Third Barbara Leahy 73 Net. Front 9 Jackie Kennedy 32 Net. Back 9 Orla O’Donovan 37 Net. Nearest Pin Catherine English. Longest Drive Marion Klopp. Best Visitor Ann Byrnes, Castletroy 32 Pts. Men: Winner Chris Madden 42 Pts (CB). Runner Up Tom Holton 42 Pts. Third Niall Sheehan 41 Pts. Best Junior Ben Shippam 35 Pts. Best 9 Hole Cora Buckley.

FIXTURES: Upcoming Fixtures: Thursday 12, 9 Hole Qualifier. Saturday 14 (Alt) and Tuesday 17 September, 18 Hole Stableford. Thursday 19 September monthly medal (Alt).

South of Ireland Open Mixed Foursomes Sunday 15th September. Basil Forde Perpetual Trophy and many prestigious prizes to be played for. Please telephone Marian Riordan – 062 32117 to secure your place. It is a shotgun start at 12 noon with complimentary tea/coffee and scones on arrival. Closing date for entry is approaching so intending players are asked to get their entry in and their name on the timesheet a.s.a.p.

CLUB FRIENDLY GOLF: Club Friendly Golf: 9 Hole ladies’ Par 3 competition each Wednesday evening at 6pm and mixed scramble each Friday at 6pm.


MENS: Open singles: 1st Liam Hannon 41 points; 2nd Connor Hickey 40 points; Css 70 36 points.

SEPTEMBER MEDAL: September Medal, sponsored by Peonie Court Restaurant; 1st Brian Hanley 65;

2nd Cathal O'Reilly 67; Gross Frank Sarsfield 76 (6); 3rd Niall Bennis 71; 4th Michael Kenny 72; Css Saturday 71 Css Sunday 72.

Ladies: 18 hole stableford sponsored By Dianne Hannigan; 1st Paula Carroll 41points; 2nd Louise Wilkinson 40pts; 3rd Zita Pearce 39 points; Best 36 + Joan McGlinchey 31 points; Css 70.

Notes for your Diary: President Tony Carroll Prize 20/21 September. Phone Margaret in the office to register. Draw takes place on Wednesday, September 18 at 19 00 hrs. No late comers.

Seniors: September Medal; 1st Donal O'Brien 45 points; 2nd John Malone 39 points; 3rd Paudie Hehir 37 points.


PRESIDENT'S PRIZE: 1st Stephen Crookes 45pts; 2nd John A Harnett 40pts; 3rd Sean O'Connor 39pts.

STABLEFORD: Next week single Stableford 18 Hole over two days. Members can play on Sat or Sun but can only play in competition ONCE, but can play casual golf on either day. Ciarraí Abú.


LADIES RESULTS: Competition: Keane's Jewellers Open Day

Sponsor: Keane's Jewellers

Date: September 3: 1st Deirdre Carroll (28), Limerick 39 pts; 2nd Emer Gilligan (22), Limerick 38 pts;

Best Gross Emma Guinane (7), Limerick, 28 gross (back9); 3rd Cassie Cotter (23), Limerick, 37 pts;

4th Fiona McCarthy (16) Lahinch, 36 pts (back9); 5th Eileen Conway (34), Limerick, 36pts (back6); 6th Aileen McNamara (17), Limerick. 36pts (back9); 7th Elaine Morris (14), Limerick, 36pts.


HOLE-IN-ONE: Congratulations to Declan Maguire, who scored a hole in one at the 13th on Thursday last.

SENIORS OPEN: Our Munster Seniors Open (60+) takes place this Thursday, 12th September.

FRIDAY MIXED: The Final Friday Mixed for the year is next Friday, the 13th, from 4:45pm with BBQ to follow.

FREWEN CUP: The Frewen Cup has been rescheduled to September 29, being replaced by Club Singles on September 15.

MOOREHAVEN CLASSIC: The Moorehaven Classic (JPMcManus Pro-Am Pre-Qualifier) runs 19th-20th September, entry is €150 per person including food on the day of play & entry to the Pro-Am in 2020. Bookings are taken through the ProShop 062 51119.

FIXTURES: Upcoming Fixtures: Tuesday, September 10, Tuesday Open Singles. Saturday, September 14, Open Singles, Kieran Ryan, Ryan’s of Tipperary. Sunday, September 15, Club Singles, Liam Wall, Maxol.

club classic: Thursday, August 29, Saturday-Sunday, August 31-September 1 - Club Classic: Overall: 1st: Sean Jackson, Michael Kinahan, Liam Ryan (Shronell), Willie Hyde. (104 pts) 2nd: Stephen O’Meara, Darren O’Meara, Jamie McCormack, Jessie McCormack. (103 pts b9) 3rd: M. Hennessey, M. O’Brien, S. Griffin, K. McKenna. (103 pts) Ladies: 1st: Ena Gleeson, Noreen Crosse, Josie Dunne, Fionnuala Fenton. (90 pts) 2nd: Ann English, Ann Dwyer, Olive Mulvihill, Josephine Rea. (86 pts) Seniors: 1st: M. Lyons, Joe O’Brien, J.Kelly, Kieran Browne. (98 pts) Nearest The Pin: Ladies: Claire Conroy. Gents: Sean Bohan. Longest Drive: Ladies: Renagh Murphy. Men: Jamie McCormack.

open singles: Tuesday, September 3: Tuesday Open Singles: 1st: Pat Ryan [G] (04) 38 pts. 2nd: Patrick Dawson (22) 37 pts b9. 3rd: Colm Griffin (05) 37 pts.

open singles: Saturday, September 7: Open Singles, ABP Cahir: 1st: Mark Buckley (10) 37 pts. 2nd: Pat Merrigan( 08) 35 pts. 3rd: Jon Murray (05) 34 pts b9.

club singles: Sunday, September 8, Club Singles, Liam O’Grady Auctioneers: Winner: Sean Bourke (13) 70. 2nd: Colm Noonan (09) 72. 3rd: Pat Ryan [G] (04) 73.

Seniors: Adare Manor Golf Club: Winners 101 pts: Tom Ellard, Michael O’Grady, Alex Ryan. 2nd 99 pts (b3): Paddy Kelly (K), Tom O’Connor, Oliver O’Connor, Liam Ryan. 3rd 99 pts: Frank Dalton, Mike Maher, Tom O’Dea, John Walsh. Thursday: Winners 94 pts: John Frewen, Matt Kennedy, Mick Kinahan, Michael Ryan CBS. 2nd 92 pts: Stephen Delaney, Tom Hickey, Willie Hyde, Tim Walsh. 3rd 92 pts: Frank Dalton, Seán Jackson, Oliver O’Connor, Jack O’Dwyer. 4th 91 pts: Michael Collins, Connie Hayes, P.J. Raggett, Eric Rochford.

SCRAMBLE: Friday Scramble: Winners: Michael O'Brien, Michael Kinahan, Colm Noonan 30.0. 2nd: Patricia O'Dwyer, Martin Hayes Ciaran Gannon 32.2. 3rd: Paddy Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy, Niall O'Shea 32.3 (b5). BBQ. next Friday 13th from 4.45pm last night of mixed for 2019.

Lotto: 9, 17, 21 & 24: Jackpot not won. Next Week €4,800. Lucky Dips: Hubert Crowe, Renagh & Bernard Murphy, Pat O'Donovan (Doon, Co. Limerick), Maurice Kirby, Joe P. Ryan. Promoter: Joe O'Dwyer.

ladies: Fixtures: Wednesday September 11, 18 holes stableford sponsored by Webster Insurances and the following Wednesday September 18th 18 holes stableford sponsored by O'Donoghue Hooper Dolan/Madge Murray Trophy.

Results: Monday September 2;

Senior Ladies Scramble: Winner: Madge Cleary, Nancy Leahy and Carmel Ryan - 43.95.

OPEN DAY TEAM OF FOUR: Wednesday September 4; Open day team of two sponsored by Michael Wright Home Instead Senior Care

Winner: Olive Mulvihill (28) Fionnuala Fenton (36) 49pts; R/up: Mary Crowe (19) Mary Walsh (28) 46pts; 3rd/Visitors: Jean Ryan (17) Deirdre Ward (26) 38pts both from Adare.

Notes: As the season is winding down keep a close eye out on the notices in the clubhouse of the various different events that are taking place over the next few weeks.


MEDAL COMPETITION: Last weekend we played our Medal Competition, The Maher Cup.

The results are: 1st Darren Hayes (11) 40 pts; 2nd Brian Slattery (5) 40 pts; Gross: Ollie Carr (5) 38 pts; 3rd John Canny (8) 39 pts; 4th Ger Flanagan (13) 38 pts; Category 1; 1st Andre Rangelov (6) 37 pts; 2nd Oisin Slattery (10) 35 pts; Category 2:

1st P.J. Maher (13) 36 pts; 2nd Peter Hayes (13) 36 pts; Category 3: 1st Noel Buckley (18) 38 pts; 2nd Seamus Ryan (19) 34 pts. C.S.S. 71.

VICE-CAPTAIN'S PRIZE: Next Weekend we will play for Kevin O’Sullivan’s Vice Captains Prize. Players should get their name on the time sheet before 8.00pm on Friday 13th September when the draw will take place.

Seniors: The winning team in the Fr. Ailbe O’Bric Cup last week was:

Gerry Maher, Johnny Hannigan, Denis McCarthy and Tom Tuohy.


RESULTS: The results of our Tuesday morning Compettiion last week are: 1st Maura Maher 22 pts; 2nd Jenny Lawrence 19 pts.

SOCIAL GOLF: The results of our Thursday evening social golf on 5th September are: 1st Annette Murphy 17 pts; 2nd Margaret O’Connell 16 pts.

18-HOLE COMPETITION: The results of our 18 Hole Competition on 1st & 4th September are: 1st Jenny Lawrence (29) 32 pts; 2nd Flan McGlinchy (29) 31 pts; Best Gross: Libby Ryan (18) 12 gross pts.