Douglas named to host European Seniors

Douglas Golf Club was named today as the host for the European Seniors Open Championship next year.  The news was confirmed by the European Golf Association at the conclusion of the 2022 Championships, which took place last weekend in Estonia.

Douglas has hosted several championships recently including the Irish Senior Men’s Amateur Open last month, which was won by Jody Fanagan, beating Douglas’ Karl Bornemann by a shot.

Douglas Golf Club’s General Manager John McHenry said the announcement is a proud day for the club.  “We would like to thank Continue reading

William Dwyer Inter-Society Trophy Winners

Year Winners Venue
1943 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1944 COMBINED BANKS
1945 COLLEGE STUDENTS
1946 CORK UNIVERSITY
1947 CORK UNIVERSITY
1948 INSURANCE INSTITUTE
1949 THREE TOWNS
1950 CORK UNIVERSITY
1951 CIVIL SERVICE
1952 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1953 CHRISTIAN COLLEGE P.P.U.
1954 CORK UNIVERSITY
1955 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1956 OLD CHRISTIANS
1957 CORK CIVIL SERVICE
1958 SOUTHERN COMMAND
1959 CORK CIVIL SERVICE
1960 WOOLEN TRADERS
1961 CORK UNIVERSITY
1962 WOOLEN TRADERS
1963 CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
1964 TRAVELLERS
1965 SOUTHERN COMMAND
1966 CORK CIVIL SERVICE &L.G
1967 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1968 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1969 INSURANCE INSTITUTE
1970 IRISH DUNLOP
1971 COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS
1972 MEDICALS
1973 VEROLME DOCKYARD
1974 PRESENTATION COLLEGE
1975 VEROLME DOCKYARD
1976 IRISH DUNLOP
1977 CORK GARDA
1978 FORDS
1979 PRESENTATION COLLEGE
1980 LITTLE ISLAND
1981 CORK GARDA
1982 CORK COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS
1983 CORK GARDA
1984 MARLBOROUGH
1985 CORK GARDA
1986 LITTLE ISLAND
1987 MARLBOROUGH
1988 BYRNE BUTCHERS
1989 MARLBOROUGH
1990 OUR LADYS HOSPITAL
1991 ESB
1992 ESB MARINA
1993 ESB
1994 SMITHKLINE BEECHAM
1995 ESB MARINA Douglas
1996 CORK CORPORATION Monkstown
1997 IFI Cork
1998 FAS Muskerry
1999 ELI LILLY Monkstown
2000 SIFCO Douglas
2001 GLAXO SMITHKLINE Cork
2002 MIDLETON  C.B.S Mahon
2003 ESB MARINA Monkstown
2004 MILLSTREET G.S. East Cork
2005 BOWEN GROUP Cork
2006 MIDLETON  C.B.S Douglas
2007 GLAXO SMITHKLINE Monkstown
2008 DE PUI Harbour Point
2009 LADA Cork
2010 WILTON TRADERS Douglas
2011 ESB WILTON Monkstown
2012 MACTOUMS Cork
2013 ESB WILTON Douglas
2014 ESB WILTON Monkstown
2015 Senior Circle Cork
2016 Senior Circle Douglas
2017 MIDLETON  C.B.S Cork
2018 MIDLETON  C.B.S Monkstown
2019 Senior Circle Douglas
2022 Mollies Cork

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Mallow set for Sugrue Classic

James Sugrue 

Mallow Golf Club is getting behind James Sugrue, they are holding a fundraising classic later this month to help the new pro find his feet on tour.  The classic takes place on the 13th & 14th May and already it looks like it will be a sell-out.  The three-person team event will have plenty of prizes on offer including a raffle for some great golf related prizes.

Mallow Captain John Coleman has known James for well over a decade and he’s especially happy to be involved in the classic.  “As a golfer and this year’s Captain of Mallow Golf Club I am Continue reading

Join TopDog Golfer’s first event this weekend

A brand new type of golf competition has entered the Irish market and the first event takes place this weekend.  Unlike other competitions, this event will take place at courses across the country as it allows you to play on your home course.

TopDog Golfer is Cork’s newest golf brand, and the company recently launched their app which allows golfers to run fun competitions with friends.  The app provides a live leaderboard and as well as running competitions over a single course, it also provides multi-course games.

TopDog Golfer in association with McGuirks Golf are running an exciting launch event this weekend. This weekend’s competition is a multi-course competition open to club golfers playing in their own club competition or in an open event.  You simply enter the event through the TopDog Golfer app and record your scores in addition to your club scorecard.  The competition is being held over Saturday and Sunday and a large number of prizes are on offer.

Entry to the event is just €5 and a live leaderboard is available on the TopDog Golfer app.  Prizes are based on categories 1,2 & 3+ meaning everyone has a chance of winning.  The event is being run in association with McGuirks Golf.  To enter, you can download the app here.

The TopDog Golfer app has been in testing for the past few months with several Cork golfers already using the app to record scores and have a friendly wager on outings.  The app provides a live leaderboard function, keeping everyone in the know as the event progresses.  As well as being used by groups of friends, it’s also an ideal resource for societies, corporates and classic organisers add an extra element of fun to their day.

Murphy Claims first title of the Year

Jack Murphy (Douglas), receiving the Leinster U16 Trophy from Siobhan O’Donnell Murphy (Golf Ireland) Fran Caffrey – Golffile

Jack Murphy is the 2022 Leinster Under-16 Boys Open Champion after winning a three-hole play-off at Tullamore GC.  The Douglas golfer defeated Massereene’s Michael Wilson by a shot, after the pair finished on level par for their two rounds.  It was a great result for Murphy, as he retained the title he won last year in Delganey.
Murphy held a two shot lead after the opening round, but he opened with a bogey as he started his second round.  Two birdies on the front nine (4th & 8th) got him back on track and the teenager had a three shot lead heading into the back nine.  He was motoring nicely but bogies on the 16th and 17th meant that he finished in a tie with Wilson.  The Ulster golfer shot a 67 including birdies on the 16th and 17th to get himself in a Continue reading