Women - News & Results

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.

Sinton Cup 9 May 2019
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.

Spring Open 6 May 2019
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

Fifty-five ladies from Co Armagh Golf Club travelled to Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf and Country Club for the 2019 Lady Captain's outing on Sunday 28 and Monday 29 April.

Upon arrival on Sunday 28 April ladies enjoyed tea/coffee and jam and cream scones and Lady Captain Moya provided a little goodie bag for each golfer before they set off to play the immaculately kept championship course.


Prizegiving followed a beautiful 3-course meal and the results were:

The popular Millennium Bowl and McCall Shield Stroke Competitions took place at Co Armagh Golf Club on Thursday 25 April 2019. The Millennium Bowl, for golfers in the 0-24 handicap range, had been donated by Mrs Cecelia Woods during her captaincy in 2000, while Mrs Flo McCall had donated the McCall shield for those in the 25-36 handicap bracket in 2009 when she was Lady Captain.

Millennium Bowl 25 April 2019
Back L-R: Katherine Steenson, Paula McCrory, Valerie Gordon and Vera Ellingham
Front L-R: Anne O'Reilly, O'Reilly and Fee Veterinary Surgery, Lady Captain Moya Brady and Cecelia Woods

Both the weather and conditions were favourable for the ladies playing in the first Medal competition of the year at County Armagh Golf Club on Thursday 18 April 2019. The competition was once again very generously sponsored by The Dressing Room, Armagh.

Welcoming everyone to prize giving, Lady Captain, Mrs Moya Brady extended thanks to The Dressing Room for the continued support.

Back L-R: Lynne Brown, Barbara Hamilton, Breda Teahan, Helen McLaughlin, Karen Edgar, Maggie McKee and Ellen Brady
Front L-R: Patricia Hughes, Emma Garrigan, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Paula McCrory and Teresa McVeigh

The results were:

L-R: Bernie Harvey, Michelle Kinane, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Helen Forster, Elizabeth Mawhinney and Alexandra Mawhinney

The annual Daisy Ferguson Greensomes took place on Thursday 11 April 2019 and was once again very generously sponsored by Wright's Interiors, Armagh.