We had a fantastic weekend for Golf in Callan over the past 3 days with over 220 entering Joe Madigan’s Captains prize
As per tradition, the course was set up at its hardest and was a test of golf for all.
15 players qualified for the 9 hole playoff with their 18 hole Net scores ranging from 66 to 69 inclusive.
Well done to all those and hard luck especially to those who barely missed out on 70 / 71.
Holes 7 to 14 and the 18th were played for that play off with a par of 34.
The winner with an excellent 2 over par 36 was JOHN MITCHELL playing off 11
His score for the 27 holes was 98.5 Net.
Best Gross Paul Madigan 74 – playing off 3, net 71
2nd Place Dylan Kealy
3rd Place Robert O’Dwyer
4th Place Dinny Murphy
Past Captain Pat Mulrooney
Junior Evan Comerford
Senior Denis Collins
Front 9 Joe Tierney
Back 9 Stephen Kelly
A Covid 19 restricted presentation took place after the play off and all present received their prizes.
There were 15 2’s and those who paid the entry fee will receive €20 for each two.
A wet morning saw a slightly smaller field than usual but scoring still hot.
Overall winner Eoin Larkin 43 pts
Gross Martin O’Halloran 37 pts
Div 1 Robert Kerwick 41 pts
Div 2 Joe Sheehan 36 pts
Visitor Billy Walsh 40 pts
There were 15 winners in the 2’s club
Another day of good scoring even if weather conditions were on the wet side.
Both our winner and the best Gross were visitors with the latter
being a minus 1 handicap. He had to birdie the 6th to get 2 points !!!
Overall winner M J Farrell 44 pts (Visitor)
Gross Harry Duggan 39 pts (Visitor)
Div 1 winner Eoghan Scriven 40 pts
Div 2 winner Jack Smith 41 pts
Last Saturday / Sunday again saw over 100 players competing in the Monthly medal.
This is a stroke play event and is one of the tougher formats.
Once again some hot scoring with the following winners:
Overall Cillian Timmons 78 Nett 64
Gross Jeff Lynch 72 Nett 70
Div 1 Conor Murphy 74 Nett 67
Div 2 David Morris 79 Nett 66
Two’s club had 11 winners with each receiving €15
Over 100 players again this Wednesday for our Open singles with
a good turnout of members plus Visitors.
Overall winner Eoghan Scriven 42 points
Gross Andrew Needham 40 points (playing off 5)
Division 1 Tommy Hennessy 41 points
Division 2 Robert Kerwick 42 points back nine
Best visitor Dylan Smithwick 38 points
Once again hot scoring with CSS being 37 points.
There were 11 winners in the two’s club and each receive €10.
Remember to ask in the Pro shop for your prizes.
This weekend we have our first Monthly medal which is a STROKE play format.
Book your tee times now.
PS There is a trend of some players NOT returning their score cards.
This affects the calculation of standard scratch as well as not following
the golf etiquette of always returning your card in competitions.
The Men’s committee will have to impose sanctions should this continue.
Stableford results for the past weekend with over 100 players lining up again.
Overall winner Tony Delaney 41 points
Division 1 Pat Parle 39 points
Division 2 Benny O’Hanlon 40 points
Gross Richie Condon 36 points
Another great turnout with over 100 players competing.
Scoring was hot too as the results show with our CSS being 37 points.
Overall winner Joe Murray 44 points
Best Gross Jeff Lynch 39 points Playing off 2, 1 under par Gross
Division 1 Ross Holden 40 points Back 9
Division 2 Rory Lodge 41 points
Best Visitor Leonard Lynch 36 points
There were 21 winners in the 2’s club
We had 190 players these past 2 days with 49 in the Junior cup (handicaps 4 to 9)
and 141 in the Intermediate cup (handicaps above 9).
These are Stroke competitions and the main prizes are based on Gross
scores without the Handicap subtracted.
Junior Scratch Cup.
Winner Ivan Brown 74
2nd Simon Cullen 76 Back 9 (Both are members of Kilkenny G.C.)
Best Net Johnny Kennedy 69 (78 less 9)
2nd Net Billy Walsh 70 (77 less 7) Gowran Park member
Intermediate Scratch – Philip O’Mahony Cup
Winner Paul O’Neill 73
2nd Tom Hennessy 77 (last 6 holes – member of Mt Juliet)
Best Net Mick Phelan 63 ( 77 less 14)
2nd Net David Morris 65 ( 80 less 15)
Another item of note is that Liam Duggan had a hole in 1 on the 4th so he gets
half of the 2’s club prize money. There were 27 other winners of 2’s club.