The weekly golfing competitions of Co Armagh Golf Club Ladies' Branch finally got under way on Thurs 21 March with the annual Eileen Steenson Memorial Competition, sponsored by the Craic'd Pot.

Back l-r: Lynne Brown, Ellen Brady, Maggie McKee, Geraldine Rafferty, Helen McLaughlin, Carmel Cassidy
Front l-r: Paula McCrory, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Bernie McBride

Lady Captain, Mrs Moya Brady, welcomed ladies to the first prize giving of season in the refurbished clubhouse.


1st - Bernie McBride 41 points

2nd - Paula McCrory 37 points

3rd - Geraldine Rafferty 32 points

Category A - Moya Brady 31 points

Category B - Maggie McKee 32 points

Category C - Carmel Cassidy 31 points

Category D - Ruth Beckett 24 points

Front 9 - Ellen Brady 18 points

Back 9 - Karen Edgar 16 points

9 hole competition 

1st - Helen McLaughlin 16 points

2nd - Lynne Brown 14 points

Geraldine Rafferty recorded the only 2 of the day at the 11th hole, whilst the only other birdie came from Paula McCrory with at 4 at the 16th.

The draw for the Eileen Steenson Memorial Matchplay took place at the end of prize giving.

Following prize giving, past Lady Captain, Elizabeth Mawhinney provided details of the 8-week Get Into Golf programme scheduled to commence in May and encouraged ladies to bring this to the attention of friends and family who might be interested in taking up the sport.