James Walsh takes first Cork Senior Cup Alliance win

Douglas golfer James Walsh wins first Senior Cup Golf Alliance Event in Muskerry

Douglas golfer James Walsh wins first Senior Cup Golf Alliance Event in Muskerry

Autumn made its presence felt at the weekend for the first time in many months heavy rain on Friday cause the closure of several golf courses, and the rain on Sunday meant that many courses were much quieter than usual.  Rain didn’t stop play for Cork’s newest competition, on Sunday Muskerry Golf Club hosted the Cork Senior Cup Alliance which saw over 20 golfers compete in an 18 hole singles competition.  The competition for members of Cork, Douglas, Monkstown and Muskerry was created to keep a competitive aspect for inter-club players through the winter months.

This is the first winter alliance to be held in Cork for over a decade and while the first four events are scheduled the organisers are hopeful to extend it to other clubs and two more events and venues.  James Walsh from Douglas what is the winner on Sunday, the 17-year-old what is the only Continue reading


Egan wins in Kanturk

Keith Egan (Carton House) pictured on his way to winning the 2021 Kanturk Scratch Cup.

Irish International Keith Egan has won the Kanturk Senior Scratch Cup.  The Carton House member carded a three under par 68 in third round to overtake the leader and claim his first win in 2021.  Rounds of 72, 68, 68 gave the Leinster man a five under par total of 208 strokes, and a winning margin of two strokes over local favourite Con O’Callaghan,

I’m delighted to win today” said Egan after his first win in Cork.  “This was such an enjoyable event on a course that’s in great condition the effort put in from the sponsors and everyone involved in the event was seriously impressive. I’ll definitely be 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