Fifty-two ladies competed in the prestigious Ellie Mayne Cup competition on 4 July. Once again very generously sponsored by Hewitt Meats the competition was played as stroke rather than the traditional stableford format. The competition standard scratch was 70.
Mrs Moya Brady, Lady Captain, welcomed James Hewitt and fellow golfer Lily McMullan, Hewitt Meats and thanked them for their generous support of the competition.
Back L-R: Marie McGreevy, Sheila Hughes, Catherine Rice, Bernie McBride and Lena Duffy
Middle L-R: Carmel Cassidy, Katherine Steenson, Hilary Johnston, Paula McCrory and Denise Murphy
Front L-R: Sylvia Ashe, James Hewitt, Hewitt Meats, Colette McSorley, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Emma Garrigan and Lily McMullan, Hewitt Meats
Colette McSorley won the competition with nett 67, beating Sylvia Ashe into second place, also with nett 67. Emma Garrigan secured third place with nett 68. Paula McCrory won the gross on a countback from Alexandra Mawhinney, with gross 80.
Winner of the Ellie Mayne Cup, Colette McSorley pictured with competition sponsors James Hewitt and Lily McMullan, Hewitt Meats and Lady Captain Moya Brady
The remaining prize winners were:
Cat A – Hilary Johnston nett 69
Cat B – Denise Murphy nett 69
Cat C – Sheila Hughes nett 73
Cat D – Carmel Cassidy nett 70
Front 9 – Lena Duffy nett 31
Back 9 – Marie McGreevy nett 35
9-hole 1 st Katherine Steenson 17 pts
2 nd Margaret MacNamee 16 pts
Time for Nine - Bernie McBride 16 pts
Get into Golf Putting Competition - Catherine Rice 21 putts
Birdies – Collette McSorley and Alexandra Mawhinney at the 4 th ; Ellen Brady at the 12 th and Paula McCrory at the 16 th .
2s - Paula McCrory at the 7 th , Bernie Rice at the 9 th , Emma Garrigan at the 11 th and Lily McMullan at the 13 th .
Handicap cuts – Sylvia Ashe (28-27.2); Emma Garrigan (17-16) and Denise Murphy (21-20.2).
Having presented all the prizes James Hewitt, Hewitt Meats expressed his delight at being associated with the prestigious competition, congratulated all the prize-winners and confirmed his continuing support.
In conclusion, the Lady Captain congratulated Aoife Lennon who had travelled to the K-Club the previous day and scored a fantastic 35 points which had included an eagle at the 1 st hole.