Cork’s Top Amateurs (Women)

Cork Ladies have been to the fore of Irish golf for close to 100 years, with many leading the way both in Ireland and abroad.  Cork has produced major winners since the 1920’s and there’s every chance we’ll be adding a few more titles with the current generation.  Due to the difference in the number of men’s events compared with women’s events, it wasn’t possible to Continue reading

Cain Claims Munster Boys Title

Morgan Cain (Cork Golf Club), Winner of the Munster Boys U18 Amateur Open Championship 2021 at Nenagh Golf Club
Picture Brendan Gleeson/Golffile

Morgan Cain is the 2021 Munster Boys champion after a super display of golf in Nenagh.  The Cork golfer finished on -7, three shots clear of Douglas’ Mel Deasy to claim his first major title.

Three under par rounds of 71, 68, 70 saw him come home with plenty to spare.  Cain was tied for the lead with Deasy starting today’s final round, and started in the worst possible fashion with a double bogey on the opening hole.  But he battled back brilliantly with birdies in three of his next four holes to retake the lead from Deasy on the fifth.  It was a lead he wouldn’t surrender, with another two birdies on the back nine. The only other blemish on his card was a bogey on 17, when his lead was five shots on the penultimate Continue reading

Murphy’s Play-Off win in Ulster Under 16

Jack Murphy pictured after winning the Ulster Boys Under 16 at Carnalea in Belfast.

15 year old Jack Murphy claimed his second win of the season, this time winning the Ulster Boys Under 16 title.  The Douglas golfer won a three hole play-off having tied for the lead at the end of the 36 hole event.  Murphy shot two rounds of 70 over the two days to finished tied for the lead on top of the leaderboard on two over par.

The play-off was closely contested as well, Murphy and James Marriott were tied after the first two holes.  Murphy won t Continue reading

Egan & Clancy on top after busy week for Cork golfers

Winner of the Hermitage Scratch Cup 2021 Valerie Clancy,. Pictured with Captain Brendan Coffey and Lady Captain Cathy Counihan.
Pic Meabh Fitzpatrick for Coalesce.

It was a busy week for Cork golfers with women’s and men’s action taking place in a number of venues.  In Dublin Valerie Clancy won the Hermitage Ladies Scratch Cup.  The Mitchelstown native had an impressive win over a string field.  Clancy shot rounds of 70 and 68 to finish on eight under.  She had seven shots to spare over the field and was one of just two golfers to finish under par.

The famous Mullingar Scratch Trophy took place over the weekend and hopes were high that another Cork golfer would join th Continue reading