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