The Daisy Ferguson Greensomes took place this week and was again very generously sponsored by Wrights Interiors, Russell Street Armagh.
A thrilled Lady Captain Una Cullinane and her partner Anne Black were the winners with 36 points while Sheila Hughes and Kathleen Mallon came second with 35 points and Pauline Vallely and Catherine Mone third also with 35 points.
Lady Vice-Captain Gail Steed congratulating the Lady Captain Una who, with her partner Anne Black, won the competition.
Other prizewinners (l - r) Pauline Vallely, Catherine Mone, Kathleen Mallon, Sheila Hughes
Forty-two ladies of County Armagh Golf Club braved the elements on Thursday 19 th May to play in this year's Sinton Cup Qualifier. Once again this competition was sponsored by McKinney Timber who provided a beautiful selection of gardening-related prizes. The lady Captain expressed her gratitude to the McKinney Family for their continued generosity.
The results were:
Gross 1 st P. McCrory (80)
Thursday's competition was the Eileen Steenson Memorial Greensomes played in memory of a much-loved former Lady Captain. Eileen would have appreciated the wonderful spirit in which this competition was played and as Past Lady Captain Margaret said in her winner's speech the draw for partners had brought together many new pairings and given the ladies the opportunity to forge new friendships.
83 ladies, including a number of visitors, played in this year's Spring Open. Rene Calvert was well clear of the field with a magnificent score of 42 points. Lila's Fashions of Scotch Street, Armagh once again sponsored this competition and we are very grateful to Mark Hawthorne who presented the prizes for his very generous support.
The Macmillan Charity Stableford Competition very generously sponsored by V Mone and Son of Keady was played this week in lovely weather. The winner was Nicola Spence with 37 points closely followed by Eilish Grimes with 36 points who beat Valerie Gordon on countback.
The Lady Vice-Captain Mrs. Gail Steed and the ladies were delighted to welcome Mr. Arnold Courtney to the clubhouse on Thursday night to present the prizes and the coveted Parker Bowl which he so generously sponsors every year. Brigid McEneaney was thrilled to come top out of 59 competitors with a score of 38 points closely followed on 37 points by Colette McSorley beating Eileen Fitzsimmons on the countback.
This is the third time Brigid has won the Parker Bowl having previously lifted the trophy in 2012 and 2013! Other prizewinners were:
The upcoming matches in the inter-club competitions have been arranged as follows:
Junior Foursomes v Omagh : Home Sunday 24th April tee off 2.45. Away Thurs 28th April tee off 3.30.
Intermediate Cup v Greenisland : Away Friday 22nd April. Home Friday 6th May.
49 ladies played in the first stroke competition of the season. The winner with a nett 69 was Mary Black followed by Sheila Stinson with a nett 71. In third place was Jacqueline Kelly with a nett 73. The gross prize was won by Ellen Brady with an excellent gross 79.
Sixty-five ladies competed in the Mary Peters Stableford Competition on Thursday 31st March. Colette McSorley was the worthy winner with a wonderful score of 43 points.
Helen Foster was second with 37 points and Katherine Steenson third with 36 points.
The categories were as follows:
This week's competition was the PGA Tankard sponsored by Club Professional Alan Rankin. The winner was Elizabeth Mawhinney with 38 points beating Sylvia Ashe on countback with Brigid McAneaney on 37 points in third place.