Top Class week for Douglas

Sean Reddy pictured after winning the Connacht Buys U14 Championship.

As weeks go, last week was pretty impressive for Douglas Golf Club.  A national title, a provincial title and a few key wins in inter-club matches meant that Douglas had an exceptional week.  Karl Bornemann and Sean Reddy brought back some silverware from their events in Waterford and Mayo.  Peter O’Keeffe reached the final four in the North of Ireland at Royal Portrush and there were inter-club wins in the Womens Senior Cup, Mens Senior Cup and the Barton Shield.

As well as their members performances around the country, they also hosted the Munster Under 16 Boys Open.  This was the first open event to be held over the newly rated black course.  The par 70 layout see’s the 3rd and 18th reduced to par fours, and new tees in place on Continue reading

Reddy wins in Connacht

Sean Reddy pictured after winning the Connacht Buys U14 Championship.

14 year old Sean Reddy picked up his first major golf win, the Douglas Golf Club member won the Connacht Boys U14 Championship.  The long trip to Co Mayo was worth it for the young golfer as he played some hugely impressive golf to pick up the provincial win.

Reddy shot a very impressive one under par 72 on the par 73 course in Claremorris Golf Club.  Sean went out with eight pars and one birdie, and he had just one bogey on the back nine.  Crucially he birdied the par five closing hole to finish on one under.  It Continue reading

Passage West GAA Classic 2021

Sean Geary from Passage West GAA and Sean Sheehan from sponsors Wisetek pictured at the launch of the club’s annual golf classic. Also included are club members and supportsrs including Cork players Robbie O’Flynn and Laura Treacy. The classic takes place in Monkstown Golf Club on 22nd & 23rd July.
Picture: Niall O’Shea

Passage West GAA Club are heading to the course next week, their annual golf classic takes place in Monkstown Golf Club over two days and the course should be busy with plenty of interest in the event.  The golf classic is a regular feature in the club calendar and returns after missing last year due to Covid.  Already there has been a lot of interest in the event with members and supporters signing up to play.

The event take place on the 22nd and 23rd July.  The format is a team of three, the cost is €250 per team and the club are closing in on their target of 75 teams over the two days.  There’s also an option to sponsor a tee box for €100, or a corporate rate for a team and tee box sponsorship.  The main sponsors for the classic are Wisetek and the Cork company are delighted to support t Continue reading

Fota Island Open Week 2021

Fota Island have just finalised their events for Open Week, and the popular resort has a wide range of events  available over the seven days.   All of the competitions are being played over the Deerpark course, the course made famous as host for three Irish Opens.

For the first time the Fota Island Scratch Cups will be played during Open Week.  The Junior & Intermediate Scratch Cups take place on Saturday 31st & Sunday 1st, while the Senior Scratch Cup takes place on Monday 2nd August.

Entry to each of the events is a very attractive €50 per person and the Open Week is being sponsored by Kearys Continue reading