CIT Partner with Fota Island Academy

CIT Fota Island Academy Feb 2018CIT Golf Club made a major announcement recently when they partnered with Fota Island Academy.  The new partnership between will facilitate student membership at the Academy.  The Academy at the famous Fota Island Resort makes an ideal base for the CIT Golf Squad, meeting their requirements with its excellent indoor and outdoor facilities.  Along with this, as Academy Members the nine students have a weekly allocation of range ball credit and, most importantly they will have valuable access to on course practice with the inclusion of playing the nine holes on the Barryscourt course in their membership.  Fred Twomey, the Munster GUI High Performance Lead Coach & CIT Golf Coach and Fota Island’s Director of Golf Kevin Morris arranged the new partnership together, with the initial approach suggested by CIT student David O’Sullivan, who Continue reading

UCC win Inter-varsity League

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UCC Golf Club

There was an exciting finish to the Cork colleges inter-varsity league on Sunday as the overall result was decided on a sudden death play-off.  The organisers had hoped for a competitive series and after four events the scores were tied on 20-20.  It was another surprise though when Sunday’s final series of matches in Lee Valley was also tied 5-5.  The draw looked unlikely as UCC had an advantage going onto the final hole but CIT’s Tristan Coakley won his match with superb 10-foot par putt on the 18th green.  That brought the day’s score to 5-5 and meant that after a total of 50 matches the series was still tied.  A sudden death play-off followed with Coakley continuing for CIT and John Boylan getting the nod for UCC.  The first hole in Lee Valley saw both golfers take irons off the tee, Boylan went over the trees on the left to leave himself with a short approach that he duly hit to within 15 feet of the flag.  Coakley had a longer approach and finished up on the Continue reading