Women - News & Results
The Fox Cup and Culmore Shield Stroke Competitions took place on Thursday 30 May at Co Armagh Golf Club. The Fox Cup was competed for by golfers in the 0-27 handicap range meanwhile those with a handicap of 28 or greater played for the Culmore Shield.
A large number of ladies gathered prior to the prizegiving to learn about and sample Symphonia Gin's No 1, No 2 and No 3 spirits, handmade in Benburb's Woodlab Distillery by Dr Ric Dyer. A number of lucky ladies won gin raffle prizes at the end of the talk.
Fiona and Ric Dyer, Symphonia Gin with Lady Captain, Moya Brady
There was a very warm welcome for Daily Bake's representative and fellow golfer, Sheila Stinson, who had once again very generously sponsored the competition with an array of beautiful prizes.
Forty-seven ladies played 18 holes in the PGA Tankard Stableford competition on Thursday 23 May, which was very generously sponsored by Co Armagh's Club Professional, Will Carey. A further 17 ladies played in the 9 hole competition. The competition standard scratch was 70.
Mrs Moya Brady, Lady Captain, welcomed a large number of ladies to prize-giving and presented the prizes on behalf of Will, who had tendered his apologies.
Continuing her good form, Maggie McKee took 1 st place with a fantastic 43 pts. Joy Steenson secured second place with 41 pts and in third place was Paula McCrory with 37 pts.
Back L-R: Lena Duffy, Anne O'Reilly, Rita Grimley, Tish Burke, Aideen Canavan, Helen McCourt and June Humphries
Front L-R: Paula McCrory, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Maggie McKee and Joy Steenson
Fifty-eight ladies played in the Macmillan Charity Stableford competition generously sponsored by Vincent Mone and Son, Keady, which was held on Thursday 16 May at Co Armagh. A further 14 competitors played in the 9 hole competition. The competition standard scratch was 70.
Back L-R: Gillian Poole, Helen McCourt, Bernie Rice, Angela O'Reilly, Colette McAleavey, Lorraine Megaw and Lena Duffy
Front L-R: Maura McCoy, Michelle Kinane, Ann Mone, Vincent Mone and Son, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Eileen Fitzsimons, Maggie McKee and Paula McCrory
Co Armagh Ladies competed in the Sinton Cup qualifier stroke competition on 9 May, which was once again very generously sponsored by McKinney Timber, represented by fellow lady golfer, Mrs Cait McKinney.
Mrs Moya Brady, Lady Captain, welcomed Cait McKinney and thanked her and her family at McKinney's Timber for their support and the array of prizes.
Back L-R: Mary McElvanna, Hilary Johnston, Gail Steed, Lorraine Megaw, Maggie McKee, Anne McDonald and Eilish Grimes
Front L-R: Valerie Gordon, Vera Ellingham, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Cait McKinney, McKinney's Timber, Lily McMullan and Ellen Brady
One hundred and thirty ladies played in the first Ladies Open Competition of the year at County Armagh Golf Club on Bank Holiday Monday 6 May, the 10 th year the competition had been generously sponsored by Lila's Fashions. Co Armagh ladies competed alongside ladies from Aughnacloy; Banbridge; City of Derry; Kilcock; Loughgall; Rossmore; Tandragee and 29 ladies from Dungannon for the much coveted cup and voucher prizes.
Lady Captain, Mrs Moya Brady welcomed Mark Hawthorne, Lila's Fashions and thanked him for the long and valued sponsorship.
Back L-R: Angela O'Reilly, Fionnuala Quinn, Siobhan Donnelly, Paula McCrory, Alexandra Mawhinney and Gail Steed
Front L-R: Lady Captain Moya Brady, Rita Mone and Mark Hawthorne, Lila's Fashions
Welcoming everyone to prize giving, Lady Captain, Mrs Moya Brady conveyed apologies on behalf of Mr Arnold Courtney, the sponsor of the competition, who had presented the Parker Bowl to the Club in memory of his late Aunt and Uncle.
Back L-R: Karen Edgar, Maggie McKee, Michelle Kinane, Paula McCrory, Eilish Grimes, Maggie Clarke and Tish Burke
Front L-R: Joy Steenson, Emma Garrigan, Ellen Brady, Lady Captain Moya Brady and Sheila Stinson
The presentation took place recently of the 2018 9-hole Golfer of the Year cup, donated by Mrs Margaret Marjoram to Co Armagh Golf Club Ladies’ Branch, to its first recipient, Mrs Tish Burke.
A delighted Tish gracefully accepted the cup and thanked Mrs Marjoram for having donated it to the Club.
L-R: Lady Captain, Mrs Moya Brady, Mrs Margaret Marjoram and Mrs Tish Burke