Rice wins in Castletroy, Munster PGA

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Gary Howie presenting first prize to Tim Rice alongside Denis O’Sullivan Captain Castletroy GC

Tim Rice from Limerick GC won Monday’s Munster PGA event in Castletroy.  The event was hosted by Gary Howie, Club Professional with Castletroy, and the course was in great condition for the fifth event in the winter series.  Limerick man Rice came in with a four under par 68 to finish one shot ahead of Cahir Park’s David Ryan.  Dan Sugure relinquished his 100% record in the winter series, the four time winner was third with a 70.  Gavin Young and Paul O’Neill also broke par, shooting 71.  Tim Rice also finished on top of the team competition, he partnered Padraig Dooley and Padraig McGrath as they finished six shot clear of the field.  Dan Sugrue, David Ryan, Walter Doyle were second.

Munster PGA Winter Series, Castletroy Golf Club.
1st Tim Rice – Limerick 68
2nd David Ryan – Cahir Park 69
3rd Dan Sugrue – Dooks GL 70
4th Gavin Young – The Golf Course at Adare Manor 71
5th Paul O’Neill – Shannon
Padraig Dooley – Drive Golf Performance
James Walsh – The Golf Course at Adare Manor 73
8th Donal McSweeney Lahinch
Padraig McGrath – P&M Golf Superstore 74

Team Event:
1st Tim Rice, Padraig Dooley, Padraig McGrath 65 points
2nd Dan Sugrue, David Ryan, Walter Doyle 59 points

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Team winners Padraig Dooley, Tim Rice and Padraig McGrath pictured with Castletroy Captain Denis O’Sullivan

Boland rises to 5th in Castletroy, Irish Boys Round 3

AIG Senior Cup, Mallow Golf Club, Sunday 25thth June 2017

Adam Boland

Mallow’s Adam Boland produced another sub par round today to move into the top five at the Irish Boys Amateur Open.  Boland was in fine form with plenty of birdies going in, including two important ones on the 15th and 16th.  The birdies were mixed with a few bogies and the only real error of the day happened on the tricky 13th when Boland had a double bogey six.  Boland is just four shots off the lead meaning that a win will be a big ask, but another consistent round with a score of par or better should see the Mitchelstown man improve on his current position.

Both Mark Power and John Brady went backwards after rounds of 74 and 77 and the lead is now held by England’s Danny Daniels and Jack Cope.  They’re both on -5, two shots ahead of Power.

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