Cole produces great score to win Paddy Markey Cup as Dwyer claims Veterans Cup

Patsy Cole produced a magnificent score of 45pts to win the Paddy Markey Cup by three points from John Laverty (17).

Cole, playing off 23pts, had a dreadful start. He had a quadruple eight on the first hole but, after bogeying the second, he had a birdie three at the third where he had two shots and the five points he gained for that set him on his way.

He followed that with a four point par at the index,. one fourth and three point pars at the fifth and sixth before having a three point bogey at the index three seventh. He rounded off the front nine with bogey five for two points at the eighth and a three point par at the ninth.

That left him turning in 25pts and three point pars at the 10th, 12th and 17th followed as he came home in 20pts for a remarkable return of 45pts

Jim Dwyer, playing off 10, shot 40pts to take Veterans Cup. His round included birdies at the first and 12th and nine pars with just one double bogey at the fourth.

Joseph Laverty (1) had the day’s best gross score of 40pts while the divisional winners were Brian Gaughran (11), Sean Og Cairns (16) and John Farrell (19).

Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19, 2021 – Paddy Markey & Veterans Cups  Singles Stableford – Overall: Patrick Cole (23) 45pts, John Laverty (17) 42pts. Veterans Cup: Jim Dwyer (10) 40pts, Best Gross: Joseph Laverty (1) 40pts. Division 1: Brian Gaughran (11) 40/21, Cillian Halpenny (9) 40/19pts. Division 2: Sean Óg Cairns (16) 41/25pts. Padraig Ó Gallachóir (12) 41/20pts. Division 3: John Farrell (19) 38pts. Michael McNamara (23) 37pts.