Last Chance for Senior Scratch Cup Wins

This weekend golfers will have two chances to win a prestigious Senior Scratch Cup as both Kinsale and Castlemartyr host their showpiece Category One events.  Kinsale’s 18 hole competition takes place on Saturday and already there is very strong interest.  A large field of young golfers have entered, all hoping to make their breakthrough win a big win.  There are still some early and mid morning tee times available and entry is just €15.  Entries can be made through the link below.

Kinsale Golf Club Senior Scratch Cup Entry

amarenco-solarOn Sunday, it’s Castlemaryr’s turn with the inland links course retaining it’s season ending position on the golfing calendar.  With both Muskerry and Monkstown hoping to be in Cups and Shields action on Saturday there’s a good opportunity for members of both clubs to get out and play on Sunday.  The event is again supported by John Mullins from Amarenco Solar who has been a long time supporter of Castlemartyr.  Entry for Castlemartyr is €30 and the format has reverted to an 18 hole (timesheet) to allow the maximum number of golfers take part.  There’s a generous prize fund in place including nett prizes.  Entries for Castlemartyr can be made by calling the pro-shop on 021 Continue reading

Shanahan Retains Title in Castlemartyr

Golf_Castlemartyr Senior Scratch Cup_Mark Shanahan_Sept 2014Mark Shanahan retained his Castlemartyr Senior Scratch Cup title last weekend when he shot a winning seven under par around the inland links course.  The event was celebrating its fifth staging and Shanahan is making the event his own as it was his third time winning the end of season event.  Many consider Shanahan unlucky to miss out on selection for the Munster team but the end of season win will mark an end to a good season.  He won the opening scratch cup of the year in Fota in March.  The 6,790 yard blue course in Castlemartyr was in great condition and the fair set up allowed Munster’s top golfers to go for it with six golfers shooting in the 60’s.  Oakley continued their strong association with amateur golf in Cork with an array of top quality prizes on offer. Continue reading