Lady Captain Criona’s Results

LADY CAPTAIN CRÍONA’S COMPETITION was a 36hole hole event held over two days. This is the most anticipated Golfer of the Year competition with everyone hoping to play well and win one of Lady Captain’s Criona’s beautiful prizes. On 9th July the ladies arrived to be greeted by Lady Captain Criona and the day did not disappoint. The ladies were treated to cakes galore and the weather did not disappoint. Many thanks to Lady Captain Criona and her committee for all their hard work and making this day so enjoyable.

On day one the scoring proved to extremely competitive with numerous ladies in contention for the overall prize. It was clear that lots of ladies played well with excellent playing conditions on the course. On day two the excitement was palpable with the overall honours going to Maura Shelly. Maura said she went out after having a 76nett on day one and felt relaxed. She was thrilled with her performance on the course and came in on day two with a 68nett. Close on her heels was Mary Burlingham who was as cool as a breeze and shot a 66nett on day two coming in as overall runner up. Well done to all the lucky winners on Lady Captain Criona’s very special two days.

At the presentation evening the ladies turned out in huge numbers and had lovely food prepared by Eileen and her dedicated team. Lady Captain Criona looked stunning and presented Maura Shelly with the overall prize. Maura spoke about how delighted she was to win Criona’s prize.  She said this day will be etched in her memory forever. Lady Captain Criona made an excellent speech thanking all who worked hard to make these days so memorable. She thanked the Head Greenkeeper Damien English and his team for all their work in getting the course ready for this major competition. She also thanked the catering and bar staff for their commitment, courtesy and hard work. Criona congratulated all the winners and in particular Maura Shelly in winning the overall prize. She is looking forward to enjoying the rest of her year as Lady Captain.

DAY 2 — 13TH JULY 2019
18 Hole Stroke GOY & MEDAL

OVERALL WINNER: Maura Shelly (35) 76 + 68 = 144
OVERALL RUNNER UP: Mary Burlingham (28) 79 + 66 = 145
OVERALL GROSS: Elaine Ward (11) 86 +87 = 173
OVERALL THIRD: Paula McKeown (24) 73 + 74 = 147
OVERALL FOURTH: Ruth Connolly (21) 69 + 79 = 148

WINNER: Ellen McEneaney (13) 69
RUNNER UP: Joan Corrigan (19) 73
GROSS: Deirdre Smith (+2) 73 Gross

WINNER: Marie McGuigan (28) 74/38
RUNNER UP: Gráinne Mullins (28) 74
THIRD: Maureen Sheehan (28) 75/35

WINNER: Bernie Landy (33) 75
RUNNER UP: Geraldine Mohan (36) 78/37
THIRD: Sinéad O’Callaghan (32) 78/38/22
(on back 6 from Bernadette Herr)

Non-Qualifier: Zara Wadding (23) 73

WINNER FRONT NINE: Fíonnuala Dullaghan (19) 35.5
(on back 3 from Siobhán Rogers)

BACK NINE: Bernie Prendergast (23) 32.5

Nearest the Pin on 9th: Deirdre Smith 68 inches

LADIES 9 HOLE: Winner: Marcella Carr (35) 16 Points
Runner-up: Olive Lowth (20) 14 Points (on back 6 from Maeve Ahern)
124 Ladies played

DAY 1 — 9TH July 2019

WINNER: Eve Rowland (14) 70/34 
RUNNER Up: Theresa Connolly (17) 70/37.5
On back 9 from Niamh Maguire
GROSS: Olivia Cunningham (11) 87 Gross

WINNER: Kate Smyth (27) 72
RUNNER UP: Anne McArdle (22) 74
THIRD: Nora Byrne (25) 75/36.5
On back 9 from: Mary Cumiskey, Fiona McLaughlin &
Lady President Una Delany

WINNER: Mary Rafferty (38) 69
RUNNER UP: Kay O’Sullivan (33) 70
THIRD: Leone Baillie (29) 71

FRONT 9: Niamh Maguire (18) 32
BACK 9: Síobhan Rogers (19) 32.5

LADIES 9 HOLE: WINNER: Rosarie O’Donoghue (27) 20 Pts
RUNNER-UP: Gabrielle Tuomey (37) 17 Pts

Non Qualifiers: Juliette Morrison (17) 71 Nett

Nearest the Pin on 5th: Lady President Una Delaney 32 inches
TWO’S: 7
156 Ladies played
CSS: 73
PUTTING COMPETITION: Elizabeth McGuinness 20 putts


Day Two Winner: Michael Hamilton (16) &
Brendan Sharkey (23) 27
Runner-Up: Martin McDonnell (25) &
Ciarán Rafferty (18) 26

Day One Winner: Michael McDermott (15) &
Paul O’Callaghan (10) 29/19
Runner-Up: Gerry Byrne (19) &
Larry Hannratty (23) 29