David Lawrence won the latest round of the Cathedral Finance Autumn Series which was held over the weekend of October 14 and 15.
Playing off 23 he won on countback from Chris Connolly (15) after both shot rounds of 40pts. After they were unable to be separated on their back nine scores, Lawrence took the overall win by virtue of having a better final six holes.
Lawrence had two three-point bogeys on the third and fourth holes before birdieing the index three par five seventh for five points as he went out in 19pts.
Connolly had a four point birdie at the third as he also went out in 19pts and down the back he had a three-point birdie at the 14th and three-point pars at the 10th, 11th, and 16th as he came home in 21pts.
Lawrence got his second birdie of the round at the par three 13th which was worth four points and he finished with back to back three-point pars on the final two holes as he too came home in 21pts.
Caolan Rafferty had the best gross score of the weekend as he went around the course in 39pts while the divisional winners were Colin Roche (1), Sean Gallagher (13) and Gary O’Brien (25).
The incoming 2024 Captain Ultan Herr will announce next year’s President, Vice-Captain and Junior Boys Captain in the Clubhouse on Sunday, October 29 at 5pm. All members are invited to attend.
Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 - Cathedral Financial Autumn Series Singles Stableford – Overall: David Lawrence (23) 40/21/15pts. Chris Connolly (15) 40/21/13pts. Division 1: Colin Roche (1) 37/19pts, Kevin Redmond (11) 37/18pts. Division 2: Sean Gallagher (13) 37/21pts, Shane Thornton (15) 37/15pts. Division 3: Gary O'Brien (25) 39pts, Patrick Davis (21) 36pts. Gross Recognition: Caolan Rafferty 39pts.
Wednesday, October 18 - McKenna Man Open Singles Stableford - Paul Walsh (12, Donabate) with 36 points.
The last 18 hole competition of the golfing year, the Club Cup, was played on Saturday October 14 and Tuesday October 17.
The overall winner was Tina Kirk, who returned a fantastic score of 43 points.
Mary Lou Grennan had a score of 40 points to win Division 1 on countback from Jacinta Foran with Lady President Elizabeth McGuinness in third spot. Marie McGuigan was the Division 2 winner with 37 points and Ciara McGinnity was the winner of Division 3 with another superb score of 40 points. Congratulations to all prize winners.
The Winter League commences next week and will be played over 14 holes.
Incoming Lady Captain Mags Coburn will announce next year’s Lady President, Lady Vice-Captain and Junior Girls Captain in the Clubhouse on Sunday, October 29 at 5pm. All members are invited to attend.
Saturday October 14 and Tuesday October 17 - Club Cup - Overall: Tina Kirk (46) 43pts. Division 1: Mary Lou Grennan (22) 40pts, Jacinta Foran (18) 40pts, Elizabeth McGuinness (21) 39pts. Division 2: Marie McGuigan (29) 37pts, Maura Coyle (29) 36pts, Ide McDermott (26) 35pts. Division 3: Ciara McGinnity (36) 40pts, Siobhan Duffy (30) 37pts, Martina McArdle (39) 36pts. 9 Hole Competition: Anne O’Reilly 20pts, Anne Frawley 19pts.
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