McKeown heads big field to take Jubilee Cup

Seventeen handicapper Pat McKeown was the winner of the Jubilee Cup which was held over the weekend of July 11 and 12 and attracted an entry of 264 players.
McKeown shot 41pts to hold off the challenge of J.E. McEnaney (14) who took second place on a back six countback from Eugene Hanratty (9).
Playing on Sunday, McKeown went out in 20pts thanks to three point pars at the second, fourth and ninth and his only dropped shot was a one-point double bogey six at the eighth. More three point pars followed at the 10th and 13th and while his bogey five at the index 18th par four 14th only yielded him a point, McKeown went on to par the 16th and 18th for two more three point returns and what proved to be a winning score of 41pts.
Reigning Golfer of the Year, Clem Walshe shot 35pts to take the Gross Prize won countback while Hanratty claimed Category 1. L Matthews Jnr (17) took Category 2 and John Laverty (20) was the winner of Category 3 with Conail Mullins (19) taking the Juvenile Prize.

Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12 – Jubilee Cup – Overall: Pat McKeown (17) 41pts, J E McEneaney (14) 40/21/13pts. Gross Winner: Clem Walshe (5) 35/18pts. Category 1 (0-11): E J Hanratty (9) 40pts, Robert O’Hanlon (6) 39pts, Garrett Duffy (5) 38pts. Category 2 (12-17): L Matthews Jnr (17) 39pts, Pat Davis (16) 38/22pts, David Lynch (13) 38pts. Category 3 (18+): John Laverty (20) 39/21pts, Peter McCaughey (20) 39pts, AJP Greene (21) 38pts. Juvenile Winner: Conall Mullins (19) 41pts. CSS: Saturday – 36pts, Sunday – 35pts.