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Gerry O’Keeffe (13) won the singles stableford competition played over the last weekend in September but had to rely on countback after he and Aaron Waite (12) both shot 41pts.
O’Keeffe@s round included a birdie at the 14th and 11 pars as he went out in 21pts and came home in 20pts and his round also included two blanks. After shooting 23pts on the front nine Waite could only manage 18pts on the back as he recorded birdies at the ninth and 14th and seven pars.
Billy Cairns (7), Gareth Herr (18) and Patrick Greene (25) took the divisional honours with Joseph Laverty shooting 36pts to take the gross prize.
Ronan Dennedy (29) won last Wednesday’s Deluxe Bathrooms Open Singles Stableford with a super score of 43pts which was bookended by four point pars at the first and 18th holes. Gareth Herr (17), Michael O’Keefe (20) and Paul O’Hare (29) took the divisional prizes with Aaron Grant recording the best gross score.
Saturday, September 24 – IJM Scratch Matchplay – Senior Semi-Finals: Colin Roche bt Peter Rogers 2up; Mark Gorham bt Clem Walshe 6&5. Final: Gorham bt Roche 1up. Junior Semi-finals: Jim Caraher bt Gerard Carroll 20th; Denis Cunningham bt Richard Barry 5&3; Caraher bt Cunningham 19th. Intermediate Semi-finals: Charles Monahan bt Patrick McGuinness 2up. Seamus Bailey bt Pearse Murphy 6&5. Final: Monahan bt Bailey 3&1. Minor Semi-final: Brendan Tinnelly bt Michael McNamara 3&2, Michael Keating bt Gerry Campbell 2up. Final: Tinnelly bt Keating 1up.
Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 – Singles Stableford – Overall: Gerard O'Keeffe (13) 41pts/20pts, Aaron Waite (12) 41/18pts, Patrick G Reilly (21) 40pts. Division 1: Billy Cairns (7) 39/20pts. Liam McGailey (12) 39p/19pts. Division 2: Gareth Herr (18) 38pts, Matthew McCaughey (16) 37pts. Division 3: Patrick Greene (25) 38pts, Patrick Watters (23) 36pts. Gross Recognition: Joseph Laverty (1) 36pts.
Wednesday, 28 September - Deluxe Bathrooms Open Singles Stableford – Overall: Ronan Dennedy (29) 43pts. Division 1: Gareth Herr (17) 41pts. Division 2: Michael O'Keeffe (20) 38pts. Division 3: Paul O'Hare (29) 41pts. Gross: Aaron Grant 29 pts.
The superb scoring of recent weeks continued in the ladies 18 Hole Singles Stableford played on Saturday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 27. This was very kindly sponsored by Grainne and Paul Jevens, of Jev Personal Care.
Mary Laverty returned the best score of the competition with a super 43 points to claim winning spot in Division 2. This was one shot better than Marie McGuigan, who won Division 3 with 42 points. Gillian McDonnell was the winner of Division 1 with 38 points.
Many thanks to Grainne and Paul Jevens for their very generous sponsorship. This competition marks the end of the Rings competition for the year. Next week’s competition is an 18 hole singles stableford, followed by a three lady rumble the following week.
Saturday September 24 and Tuesday September 27 – 18 Hole Singles Stableford - Division 1: Gillian McDonnell (12) 38pts, Criona O’Reilly (13) 37pts, Anne McDonnell (20) 37pts. Division 2: Mary Laverty (29) 43pts, Pauline Duffy (25) 38pts, Briege Renaghan (25) 35pts. Division 3: Marie McGuigan (32) 42pts, Mary Meegan (42) 38pts, Anne Mundow (33) 35pts. 9 Hole Competition: Ann O’Callaghan 20pts, Catherine Beattie 18pts.
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