Club Notes – 4th of September 2017

Senior results from Wednesday 30th August 2017.

Winners: Peter Donnellan, Paddy Raftery, Deirdre Donnellan,
2nd: Teresa Cullinane, Michael Connolly, Martie Healy.
3rd: Tom Cunningham, Cora Monaghan, Gay McManus.

On Saturday 2nd September 2017, the Irish Ladies Golfing Union held the AIG Ladies Connaught Finals in Ballinrobe Golf Club. That day will certainly go down in Mountbellew Golf Club’s history as being one of our most successful days since our foundation in 1929.

The AIG Ladies Minor Cup is for handicaps 22-27. Mountbellew Golf Club Captained by Mary Hyland, beat Carrick-On-Shannon in the Final (Mountbellew names first):

Kathleen Raftery bt. Kathleen Loftus 3&1,
Geraldine Coyne bt. Dolores Mulvey 5&3,
Katie Coleman bt. Mary Malloy 7&6,
Patricia Burke halved with Renee Dolan and Rose Devaney halved with Anna Smith.

The AIG Intermediate Cup is for handicaps 16-21. Mountbellew was Captained by Helen Cunningham and the team beat Gort in the Final (Mountbellew names first):

Margaret Harkin lost to Josie Collins 3&1,
Connie O’Brien beat Ruth Naughton 4&3,
Mary Hyland lost to Ann Jordan 2up,
Caroline Delaney beat Josie Cummins 3&1,
Mary Cunningham beat Maureen Brennan 3&1.

The AIG Challenge Cup is for handicaps 28-36. Mountbellew was Captained by Chrissie Hogan and this team beat Ballyhaunis in the Final (Mountbellew names first):

Mary Ryan beat Aine Whelan 2&1,
Bridie Jones beat Josie Folliard 2&1,
Sheila Costello halved with Ita Fahey,
Emma Morrow beat Maria Coyne 4&2,
Bernadette Jordan halved with Calire Lannon.

Congratulations to all three teams who now go on to the All Ireland Semi Finals and Finals week to be held in Malone Golf Club, Belfast between 27th and 30th September. The Club wish all Captains and players along with all the caddies the very best of luck in Belfast.

The Club also wishes to congratulate Caroline Delaney and Mary Dolan who were crowned Connaught Champions and then went on to come third in the All Ireland Australian Spoons Foursomes Finals recently.

The Friday Open 18 holes stableford competition on 1st September was won by Fr. Sean Cunningham with 40pts, Gross: Basil King 32pts. Open competitions for Men and Ladies continue for September and October. Timesheet 0909679259.

There were no Ladies or Men’s singles competitions held on Saturday 2nd or Sunday 3rd September at our club.