Back row l/r: J. Humphries, A. O'Hea, H. Johnston, T. McVeigh, P. Gingles, B. McReynolds
Front row l/r: B. Harvey, J. Steenson (winner) , M Marjoram (Lady Captain), E. Brady (winner), A. Lennon.
The Daisy Ferguson Greensomes competition took place this week and was again very generously sponsored by Wrights Interiors, Russell Street Armagh. 60 Ladies competed in mixed weather conditions. Carolyn McCall and Lorraine Abbott were the outright winners with a score of 39 narrowly beating Ellen Brady and Valarie Gordon who had a combined score of 38 points.
1 st - C. McCall & L. Abbott (39 pts)
2 nd - E. Brady & V. Gordon (38 pts)
3 rd - L. Megaw & M. Clarke (35 pts)
Back row l/r: Ellen Brady, Valarie Gordon, Lorraine Megaw.
Front row l/r: Una Cullinane (Lady Vice Captain), Roberta Wright (Sponsor), Carolyn McCall and Lorraine Abbott (winners).
McKinneys Timber of Railway Street Armagh sponsored a range of beautiful garden furniture for the Sinton Cup which was held on Thursday 21 st May. The weather was great for the 60 ladies who played in the competition. Mrs Sheila Hughes who represented McKinneys Timber and presented the prizes, thanked everyone for their support on the day.
Best Gross – 1 st E Brady (78), 2 nd J Humphries (80)
Best Nett - 1 st B McEneaney, (63), 2 nd McCall (72)
A - T. McVeigh ( 73), B – K. Edgar (74), C – A. Attwell ( 75), D – B. Teahan (76)
Front 9 – C. Cassidy ( 32.5), Back 9 – H. Johnston (36), Par Lady – K. Mallon ( 77)
Back row l/r :June Humphries, Hillary Johnston, Teresa McVeigh, Breda Teahan, Ann Attwell, Sylvia Ashe, Anne O'Hay, Elizabeth Mawhinney,
Front row l/r: Carmel Cassidy, Ellen Brady, Brigid McEneaney, Sheila Hughes (representing the Sponsor) Margaret Marjoram (Lady Captain) and Flo McCall.
The wind and the rain did not deter the 71 ladies who played in the Spring Open on Monday 11 th May. Colette McSorley had a great score of 37 points beating Sylvia Ashe and Gail Steed. Standard scratch was 74. This annual competition is generously sponsored by Mark Hawthorne from Lila's Shop in Scotch Street Armagh. A number of ladies travelled from other clubs to play. The prizes were presented by Amy Hawthorne who represented Mark on the night. The Lady Captain Margaret Marjoram in her speech gave a special welcome to the visitors and thanked the sponsor for his continuing support .
1 st C. McSorley (37 pts), 2 nd S. Ashe (34 pts), 3 rd G. Steed (33 pts), 4 th R. Calvert (33 pts),5 th P. McKenna (33 pts).
Gross: E. Brady (24 gross pts), Visitors Prize: E. Ligget (30 pts)
A – P. McCrory (31 pts), B – M. Black (30 pts), C – C. McAnerney (30 pts), D - J. Steenson (28 pts).
FRONT 9: T. McVeigh (18 pts), BACK 9: P. Collins (17 pts)
LONGEST DRIVE: A. Canavan.
NEAREST THE PIN @ 7 th : T. McVeigh and @ 11 th M. Black.
Back row l / r: A. Canavan, G. Steed, P. McKenna, P. McCrory, T. McVeigh, J. Steenson, M. Black, C. McAnerney, E. Brady.
Front l /r: S. Ashe, Margaret Marjoram (Lady Captain) , Amy Hawthorne (Lila's), C. McSorley (winner) , R. Calvert.
The MacMillan Charity Competition was held on Thursday 7th May. 57 ladies competed for an excellent arrange of prizes provided by the sponsor
V. Mone & Son, Keady. Prizes were presented by Mrs Ann Mone. Rene Calvert came first with 36 points beating Colette McSorley with a better score on the back nine. Standard scratch was 71.
1st – R. Calvert (36 pts), 2nd - C. McSorley (36 pts), 3rd - T. McVeigh (35 pts), Gross – P. McCrory (25 gross pts).
Cat A – E. Brady (34 pts) , Cat B – L. Abbott (32 pts)
Cat C - C. Cassidy (31 pts), Cat D - M. McCoy (34 pts).
Front 9 – B. Teahan (19 pts), Back 9 – D. Carolan (16 pts).
Par Lady – C. McAleavey (30 pts), 9 Hole Competition – K. Malloy (18 pts).
Back row l/R B. Teahan, M. McCoy, T. McVeigh.
Middle l / R C. Cassidy, C. McAleavey, P. McCrory.
Front row l/R Ann Mone (Sponsor) , R. Calvert (winner), Margaret Marjoram (Lady Captain) and C. McSorley.
The Millennium Bowl and McCall Shield competitions were played for on Thursday 30th April. Geraldine Rafferty won the Millennium Bowl with a net score of 70 and Colette McSorley won the McCall Shield with a net score of 71.
Results were as follows:
1st Geraldine Rafferty ( 70), 2nd Ellen Brady ( 74), 3rd Frances Davidson ( 74).
Front 9 Valerie Gordon ( 33.5), Back 9 Moya Brady ( 38).
1st Colette McSorley ( 71), 2nd Donna Carolyn ( 72), 3rd Jacqueline Kelly ( 77).
Front 9 : Brigid McEneaney ( 33.5). Back 9: Elish Grimes ( 39.5). Par Lady Ann McDonald ( 78)
9 Hole competition Gretta Foster (36).
Congratulations to all the winners and to June Humphries who had an Eagle on the 10th.
Back row l to r: G. Foster, E. Grimes, J. Kelly and D. CarolynMiddle row: V. Gordon, E. Brady, A. McDonald, M. Brady
Front row: M. Marjoram (Lady Captain), G. Rafferty (winner of the Millennium Bowl) and Mrs Cecelia woods who presented the Millennium Bowl.
The popular Parker Bowl Competition was again this year generously sponsored by Mr. Arnold Courtney. It proved to be a challenging competition for the 57 ladies who competed for this much sought after prize.
The competition was won by Valerie Gordon who thanked the sponsor for his continuing support.
1st - Valerie Gordon (38 pts)
2nd-- Brigid McEneaney (38 pts)
3rd - Colette McSorley (37 pts)
Cat A - Una Cullinane (34 pts)
Cat B - Pauline Gingles (35pts)
Cat C - Carmel Cassidy (34 pts)
Cat D - Joan Lappin (34 pts)
Front 9- Maura McCoy (21 pts),
Back 9 - Ellen Brady (20 pts)
Gross - June Humphries (24 pts) ,
Par Lady - Grace McGowan (31 pts) ,
9 hole Competition Marie Wilson (17 pts)
Back l to r: Maura McCoy, Pauline Gingles, Carmel Cassidy, Grace McGowan, Marie Wilson, Una Cullinane and June Humphries.
Front l to r: Brigid McEneaney, Arnold Courtney (Sponsor) and Margaret Marjoram (Lady Captain).
The ladies were treated to a lovely day last Thursday for the Peggy Nelson competition. Over 60 Ladies played for the honour of representing the club at the district final in Dunmurray in July and there were some fantastic scores.
Lady captain Margaret congratulated the three category winners who were:- Mrs June Humphries, 36 points, Mrs Gina Morris, 34 points and Mrs Nicola Spence, 43 points.
Runners up were: Categary A - Mrs Teresa McVeigh,36 points. Category B - Mrs Helen Forster,34 points, Mrs Gail Steed, 33 points,and Mrs Anne Mone,33 points Category C - Mrs Joan Lappin,34 points, Mrs Elizabeth Mawhinney, 34 points, and Mrs Catherine McAnerney, 34 points.
Nine Hole competition was won by Mrs Marie Wilson with 20 points.
This was, once again, very kindly sponsored by O'Kanes Flowers and Lady Captain Margaret thanked them for the beautiful floral arrangements.
Past Lady Captain Mrs Maura O’Neill recently presented a silver salver to Lady Vice Captain Una Cullinane.
Mrs O'Neill was delighted to meet with some of the ladies at the club and enjoyed the warm welcome she received. The salver is in memory of her late husband Mr John O’Neil, a former member and well respected local surgeon. Mrs O’Neill has requested this be used for a Mixed Foursomes competition.
The Ladies Branch extend their thanks and appreciation to Mrs O’Neill for this very generous gesture.
Young Aoife scooped the winning prize in the Mary Peters Competition with a magnificent score of 41 points. Over 70 ladies playedl in glorious sunshine on Thursday 9 th April. When presenting the prizes, Lady Vice Captain Una Cullinane thanked everyone for supporting the competition and extended her warm congratulations to all the winners. Results were as follows:
1 st – Aoife Lennon 41 points
2 nd _ Moya Brady 38 points
3 rd - Ellen Brady 37 points
A - Geraldine Rafferty 34 points
B - Denise Murphy 33 points
C - Patricia Hughes 36 points
D - Colette McSorley 35 points
Marian Watts won the nine hole competition with 16 points.
L to r front row: Aoife Lennon (winner), Una Cullinane ( Lady Vice Captain) and Moya Brady
L to r back row: Ellen Brady, Patricia Hughes, Marian Watts and Geraldine Rafferty.