Congratulations to Ellen Brady (won the Fox Cup ) and Barbara Devlin ( won the Culmore Cup).
Fox Cup Culmore Cup
1st E Brady 70 nett 1st B Devlin 68 nett
2nd H Johnston 73 nett 2nd B Gribben 73 nett
3rd L Megaw 73 nett 3rd G Villiers 73 nett
Gross P McCrory 86 nett
Par Lady E Grimes 73 nett
Birdies - G Villiers 3rd, M Conway 7th , E Mawhinney 8th, T Burke 9th, E Brady 6th & 17th.
Handicap Cuts - E Brady 12-11, L Megaw 27-26, B Devlin 29-27.
Ladies PGA Tankard Stableford
1st P Gingles 44pts
2nd M Brady 41pts
3rd P Vallely 41pts
Cat A E Connolly 41pts, Cat B S Hughes 36pts, Cat C C Murray 40 pts, Cat D J Lappin 40pts
Front 9 C McKinney 22pts, Back 9 G Rafferty 21pts
Par Lady M Conway 39pts
S S 70 - Handicap Cuts: -
P Gingles 29-26, M Brady 23-21, P Vallely 25-24, E Connolly 9-8, J Lappin 31-29, C Murray 30-29, M Conway 29-28
Birdies:- S Dawson M Wilson 3rd, G Rafferty 16th, E Connolly 12th, G Poole 2nd, A Mawhinney 4th & 7th,
E Fitzsimons, E Steenson, B Johnston, B Gartland 7th
Lady Captain's Day 20th June
The time sheet and dessert list are up in the Ladies Locker room.
A time sheet for the 9 hole men's competition is up on the notice board in the corridor to the men's locker room.
The putting competition will take place all day up to 7.00pm
Senior Ladies can play a 9 hole card up to L.C.D. Mark card "Lady Captain's Prize"
Please note that some of the morning times for next Thursday (18th) morning have been re-arranged because of the visiting Lady Captain's competition. Thankyou for your co-operation.
Nett 1st - Una Cullinane (68), Nett 2nd - Anne McIlroy (70)
Gross 1st - Erin Connolly (81), Gross 2nd - Emma Oliver (85)
Results of the draw for the Matchplay
Una Cullinane v Emma Oliver, Erin Connolly v Anne McIlroy.
Par Lady - Sheila Hughes (71)
Front 9 - G McGowan (27) Back 9 - Barbara Hamilton (38.5)
Category D -Eilish Grimes (74)(beating Brigid McEneaney on countback) Category C (70)- Pauline Vallely
Category B - Hilary Johnston(70) Category A - Cait McKinney(71)
Handicap Cuts :- H Johnston 21-20, Una Cullinane 23-22
The timesheet for Lady Captain's Day on Saturday 20th June is up in the Ladies Locker room.
The dessert list is also available there and further details regarding the day.
Lady Captain Flo has requested no gifts but if you wish you can make a donation to the
N.I. Children's Cancer Fund. A box for the donations will be left in the Ladies locker room on the day.
1st F Davidson + T McVeigh 40 pts
2nd M Clarke + E Clarke 40 pts
3rd E Brady + G Rafferty 40 pts
F Davidson and T MCVeigh qualify to play at Royal County Down Ladies on Monday 10th August.
Ladies - please note that the sheet for Lady Captain's Day will be available at the prizegiving on Thursday 4th June. It will be a draw for available times so please make sure one person from your 3 ball is present.
Stroke Competition results for 21st May - Qualifying for the Steenson Bowl Matchplay
1st Valerie Gordon 70 nett
2nd L Megaw 71 nett
3rd G Rafferty 72 nett
Cat A B Hamilton 73 nett, Cat B S Hughes 73 nett, Cat C G McGowan 72 nett, Cat D B Gribben 74 nett
Back 9 E Brady 38.5 nett, Front 9 M Brady 31.5 nett
Birdies E Brady 10th.
The top 32 players have qualified for the matchplay competition to win the Steenson Bowl.
Ths draw has been made and the sheet is available in the Ladies Locker room.
McMillan Charity Stableford - Sponsored by V Mone Keady
1st H Johnston 43pts
2nd T McVeigh 39pts
Cat A P McCrory 37pts, Cat B M Gordon 39pts, Cat C C McAnerney 37pts, Cat D E Grimes 38pts
Front 9 G Rafferty 18pts, Back 9 F Knipe 22pts
Birdies - C McAnerney 17th, B Gartland 2nd, H Johnston 3rd & 6th, P McCrory 5th, E Brady 10th, T McVeigh 6th,
F Knipe 7th , C Murray 11th.
Millennium Bowl Results:- Handicap 0-24
1st U Cullinane 68 nett
2nd G Rafferty 70 nett
3rd B Gartland 71 nett
McCall Shield results - handicap 24-36
1st E Mawhinney 74 nett
2nd B Devlin 75 nett
3rd L Megaw 76 nett
Front 9 C McAleavey 32nett Back 9 E Brady 36.5 nett
Par Lady T McManus 75 nett
Birdies - U Cullinane 9th E Oliver 11th A Black 8th E Mawhinney, B Devlin & S Donnelly 7th, B Gartland 7th 8th & 15th
N.B. - Link Cup 3rd round ends 16th May - 4th round to be played by 6th June -
Hirsch Cup 3rd round to be played by 30th May
Congratulations to the teams who are through to the next rounds.
The Intermediate Team will now play Shandon Park
The Minor League will play Holywood
The Junior Foursomes meet Antrim
and the Meile team meet CastleBlaney
1st T McVeigh 43pts
2nd B Gartland 38pts
3rd D Carolan 36pts
Gross E Brady 24 gross pts
Cat A G Rafferty 36pts, Cat B U Cullinane 35pts, Cat C M McCreesh 36pts, Cat D M Pender 31pts
Front 9 G McGowan 20pts, Back 9 L Megaw 20pts
Par Lady A McElroy 35pts
Birdies - T McVeigh 5th & 16th, E Brady 12th, B Gartland 2nd & 6th, I Lutton 7th, C Daly 7th, U Cullinane 11th
Desert Spring Results:-
1st P Vallelly & R Haughey 46pts
2nd V Gordon & E Brady 41pts
3rd U Cullinane & A Black 41pts
4th P Gingles & G Forster 41pts
The winners go forward to the regional final at Fortwilliam Golf Club on Thursday 27th August.
82 intrepid lady golfers played in the American Greensomes competition on Thursday 23rd April (The Desert Spring Golf 4 Women) and great scores were recorded.
In fourth place came Pauline Gingles and Greta Forster with 41 points. Una Cullinane and Anne Black were third with 41 points winning on countback. In second place came Valerie Gordon and Ellen Brady again with 41 points but in first position Pauline Vallely and Rea Haughey romped home with an amazing 46 points.
After congratulating the prizewinners on Thursday evening , the Lady Captain, Flo McCall updated the ladies on team news.
Erin Connolly participated in the successful Ulster team in the All Ireland under 18 Inter Provincial Championship.
Margaret Marjoram’s Challenge Cup Team lost by one hole to Malone.
Frances Davidson’s Foursomes Team won all three matches at home.
The Intermediate Team won three matches in Larne and will play Larne at home on Sunday 26th April.
Barbara Jenkins’ Minor League Team will play Downpatrick on Tuesday 28th April.
Flo congratulated all the captains and their teams and wished them success in their upcoming matches.
Ladies are reminded that next Thursday is the Parker Bowl Competition which is very generously sponsored by Mr. Arnold Courtney.
Congratulations to Erin Connolly and the ILGU Ulster under 18 InterProvincial team who beat the other provinces at Woodenbridge Golf Club 15th-17th April to retain the title for the 5th successive year. (See www.ilgu.ie for full report)
The charities selected for this year are :- - Breast Cancer, Alzheimers Society and Help the Aged.
Don't forget to enter your name on the time sheet for the May Open on the Bank Holiday Monday - 4th May. Keep your fingers crossed for good weather!
The Link Cup is now into the third round and has to be played by the 16th May. Both players are reponsible for making contact to arrange their match. Please give plenty of notice.
Team matches have commenced and early results are promising. Keep up the good work and ladies please give the team players and captains all the support you can.
On Friday 15th May the club is hosting a fundraiser on behalf of Armagh Royal School 1st XV Rugby trip to Austrailia in June.There will be a timesheet in operation throughout the day and it is available on the notice boards in the mens corridor. Ladies are invited to participate and the entry fee is £5 for County Armagh members.
Competition sponsored by the Northern Bank
1st E Grimes 65 nett
2nd E Brady 69 nett
Gross - E Oliver 74
Cat A B Rice 72 nett, Cat B A Attwell 69 nett,
Cat C V Ellingham 70 nett, Cat D B Gribben 75 nett
Par Ladies - E Fitzsimons 73 Nett
Birdies E Oliver 7th & 11th, T McVeigh 1st, B Gartland 6th & 15th
Please note - next weeks competition is a qualifying round for the Desert Springs Golf 4 women competition.
It is American Greensomes and the winning pair qualify for the Regional Final at Fortwilliam Golf Club on Tuesday 22nd July.
American Greensomes:- ( half combined handicap - Max 30 a player will play of 30 if their handicap is above this)
At the par 4's & 5's both players drive from the tee and then play their partners ball after which they select the better ball and play alternate shots.
At the par 3's both players drive the pick the better ball and play alternate shots! Good Luck!