Good start favours Cumiskey

LC Overall Winner

Overall Winner – Lady Captain Jean Connolly with Mark Cumiskey

A superb opening nine was the foundation for Mark Cumiskey’s victory in Lady Captain Jean Connolly’s Prize to the Men on Sunday.

Cumiskey’s impressive opening nine saw him shoot a gross level par 36 for a nett 30. That included birdies at the second and the sixth and pars at the first, fourth, fifth and seventh. On the back nine he added another birdie at the 14th and pars at 10th, 12th, 13th 15th and 18th.

The 11 handicapper shot a 64 nett to win by three shots in a 177 strong field with Aaron Grant (+2) taking the Gross Prize after shooting a two under par 70 while Bernard White (15) won the Veteran’s Prize with a 68.

Cathal O’Brien (25) shot an impressive 45pts to win the Wednesday Open Singles Stableford competition by one point from Christy Ward (10). Sean Laverty (6), Larry Curtin (16) and Ross Quigley (22) won the category prizes with Greenore’s J Murphy (1) taking the visitor’s prize and Sean McCaughey (13) claiming the juvenile prize.

Sunday, June 12 – Lady Captain’s (Jean Connolly) Prize to Men – Overall: Mark Cumiskey (11) 64. Gross: Aaron Grant (+2) 70. Veteran: Bernard White (15) 68. Category 1 ( 0 -11): Michael Coburn (8) 67/33, Padraig Fallon (7) 67/35.5. Category 2 (12-17): Brendan Keane (12) 67/33, Gerard Daly (13) 67/33.5. Category 3 (18 – 28): Eugene Hanratty (18) 67/30, Sean O’Sullivan (18) 69/35. Juvenile: Joseph Laverty (27) 67. CSS: 71.