Walsh takes second place in Leinster Boys

Munster Under 15/17 Close Championship, Carrick on Suir Golf Club, Thursday 4th August 2016

Edward Walsh (Mallow) pictured after winning the Munster U17 Boys Championship last year. Picture: Niall O’Shea

Mallow’s Edward Walsh finished in the runner-up spot at the Leinster Boys in Headfort today after a three hole play-off.  Walsh had a share of the lead going into the final round,  he tied with Castle’s Robert Moran on a one under par score of 143.  Walsh finished his final round tied with Aaron Marshall, the Lisburn golfer shot a two under par 70 compared with Walsh’s 72.  Although he birdied his final three holes yesterday, Walsh shot level par for his back nine today.  A three hole play-off followed with the Mallow golfer losing out when Marshall won the second and third play-off holes.  Greg Barrett gave Mallow a second place in the top ten, he finished tied for 10th place after a final round 76.  Adam Boland also from Mallow finished in a tie for 16th place.

Leinster Boys Final Results