Women - News & Results

The annual McAnerney's Open Charity Stableford competition was held on Thursday 20 th September on a course recovering from the ravages of storm Ali which had raged across the country the previous day leaving behind fallen tree trunks and branches.

The sponsor Mrs Catherine McAnerney held a coffee morning on the day raising over £1,000 for the Hospice . 76 ladies and 18 gentlemen played in the open stableford competition which was generously sponsored by McAnerney's Supermarket Armagh with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research. The top prize went to Caitlin Hanna (Dungannon) with 40 points beating Lorraine Megaw into second with 38 points. Third place went to Teresa McVeigh with 37 points just ahead of Helen McCourt who took 4 th place with 36 points. The Gross prize was won by June Humphries with 26 gross points.

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Mrs Catherine McAnerney sponsor and Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney with prize winners from McAnerney’s Charity Open Stableford.

13 th September 2018

This week's Stableford competition at Co Armagh Golf Club was sponsored by FAB Beauty Salon . Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney sincerely thanked Eimear, who unfortunately couldn't attend the prizegiving, for her generous support for the Ladies Branch. Emear has a long association with the Ladies Branch through her father Pat McKenna and her aunt Kathleen. Fifty-two ladies competed for FAB gift vouchers and aq `\w those not in the winner's enclosure were eligible for spot prizes which Eimear had kindly provided.

The overall winner on the day was Emma Garrigan with an outstanding 45 points. Emma is one of the ladies who joined the club via the Get into Golf Initiative and has flourished, picking up three winner's prizes and two second places along with several category prizes so far this year. A delighted Emma thanked the sponsor and her playing partners Teresa McVeigh and Gemma Rice . Siobhan Donnelly secured second spot with 41 points and third place honours went to Jackie Donnelly with 40 points.

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Emma Garrigan winner of Club Stableford sponsored by FAB Beauty Salon, Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney and runner up Siobhan Donnelly with additional prize winners.

A full list of additional prize winners is set out below-

Maggie wins with magnificent score.

On a day when the threatening rain failed to appear over 40 ladies turned out to compete for the September Medal on a course which was in magnificent condition. Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney sincerely thanked the sponsor Annette of OL Flowers for attending the prizegiving and bringing with her a beautiful array of floral arrangements which brightened up the clubhouse.

The winner of the September medal was Maggie McKee with an exceptional score of nett 61 . Maggie took up golf last year via the Get into Golf initiative and has really embraced the game which she has mastered with great skill. Accepting her prize a delighted Maggie thanked Annette for her loyal support for the Ladies Branch and her playing partner Bernie who kept her focussed throughout an exemplary round of golf. Teresa McVeigh took second place with a nett 66 ahead of Alexandra Mawhinney who secured 3 rd place with a 70. Meanwhile Ellen Brady took yet another Gross prize.

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Annette of OL Flowers sponsor of September Medal Competition with winner Maggie McKee and Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney.

116 ladies, including visitors from Banbridge, Old Conna, Portadown, Donaghadee, Kilcock Dungannon and Rossmore competed for the prestigious Armaghdale Cup on Saturday 1st September. The ladies challenge cup was originally presented to the club in 1926 by Lady Armaghdale. The competition was once again generously sponsored by G Davidson Business Accounts Services , represented on the night by Francis Davidson.

Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney welcomed Francis and thanked her sincerely for her company's long-standing support of the competition and the generous prizes provided for the lucky winners.

Jacqueline Donnelly emerged as the winner of the much sought after Armaghdale Trophy with a nett score of 67 beating Teresa McVeigh on a countback. Jacqueline joined the club last year via the Get into Golf initiative and has made great strides as evidenced by her winning performances throughout the year. Una Cullinane secured third place with nett 70

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Jacqueline Donnelly, winner of Armadale Open Cup with Sponsor Frances Davidson and Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney.

Thursday 30 th August 2018

Fifty-seven ladies took park in the club Stableford competition which this week was sponsored by Sawyer's Transport. Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney welcomed everyone to the prize giving and sincerely thanked the new sponsors who had been introduced to the club by Lily McMullan and James Hewitt who have been generous sponsors to the club .

Winner of first prize was Anne O'Hea who returned an excellent score of 38 points. Runner up was Maggie McKee with 37 points just ahead of Vera Ellingham who took third place with 36 points. A delighted and surprised Anne O'Hea thanked her playing partner Jacqueline and the new sponsors.

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Club Stableford winner Anne O'Hea with Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney runner up Maggie McKee and other prize winners.

The remaining winners on the day were

Fifty-four ladies competed in a 4 Ball competition at Warrenpoint Golf Club on bank holiday Monday 27 th August. Warrenpoint which is also celebrating their one hundred and twenty-five-year anniversary proved the perfect venue for a ladies' outing offering challenging golf within a short journey from home and excellent catering with coffee and scones upon arrival and a beautiful two course dinner to finish the day.

The course was in beautiful condition, but it required skill and patience to achieve the top prizes. Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney thanked everyone for participating in the outing and paid thanks to the Club Manager Mr Paul Revey who had been so helpful in arranging the outing. She also thanked Karen Edgar for doing the cards and the treasurer Jacqueline Kelly for helping to organise the outing.

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Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney with the winning Fourball Team Bernie Gribben Elish Grimes Anne McDonald and Vera Ellingham.

County Armagh Golf Club's 125 th anniversary's celebrations continued with competitions for both the Men's and Ladies' sections played during the week. On Thursday 23 rd , the Ladies competed for the Trophy which was donated to the club in 1993 for the Centenary celebrations in that year. Sourced by Bee Gordon on behalf of the then Lady Captain, Eileen Steenson, the trophy is a vase produced by Tyrone Crystal, and has been played for every year since then.

The Lady Captain, Elizabeth Mawhinney referred to the donor of the Trophy, Mr. John Lowe, who had joined the Armagh Club in that year and who has been an active member since.

This year the Trophy competition was again generously sponsored by Sterling House Financial Services who were represented by former Lady Captain and current Secretary of the Ladies Branch, Paula McCrory.

In a break with tradition the prizegiving for both the Ladies' and Men's competitions was held in the clubhouse on Saturday 25 th August and was followed by entertainment by the excellent Preacher Caseys.

Lady Captain Elizabeth, accompanied by Paula McCrory presented the successful Ladies with generous vouchers while the Trophy itself was presented to Alexandra Mawhinney whose par breaking net 70 was the lowest score on the day . Three birdies on her opening 9 holes laid the basis for her excellent score.

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Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney with winner of Centenary Trophy Alexandra Mawhinney and sponsor Paula McCrory.

23 rd August 2018

County Armagh Golf Club's 125 th anniversary's celebrations continued with competitions for both the Men's and Ladies' sections played during the week. On Thursday 23 rd , the Ladies competed for the Trophy which was donated to the club in 1993 for the Centenary celebrations in that year. Sourced by Bee Gordon on behalf of the then Lady Captain, Eileen Steenson, the trophy is a vase produced by Tyrone Crystal, and has been played for every year since then.

The Lady Captain, Elizabeth Mawhinney referred to the donor of the Trophy, Mr. John Lowe, who had joined the Armagh Club in that year and who has been an active member since.

This year the Trophy competition was again generously sponsored by Sterling House Financial Services who were represented by former Lady Captain and current Secretary of the Ladies Branch, Paula McCrory.

In a break with tradition the prizegiving for both the Ladies' and Men's competitions was held in the clubhouse on Saturday 25 th August and was followed by entertainment by the excellent Preacher Caseys.

Lady Captain Elizabeth, accompanied by Paula McCrory presented the successful Ladies with generous vouchers while the Trophy itself was presented to Alexandra Mawhinney whose par breaking net 70 was the lowest score on the day . Three birdies on her opening 9 holes laid the basis for her excellent score.

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Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney, winner of Centenary Trophy Alexandra Mawhinney pictured with sponsor Paula McCrory and other prize winners.