Youghal’s Conor Coyne Wins in Muskerry

Shane Sadler, sponsor, presenting the Muskerry Senior Scratch Cup to Conor Coyne, Youghal Golf Club, following his victory on Saturday last. Included are Seamus O'Brien, President and David Taylor, Captain at Muskerry GC. Picture: Mike English

Shane Sadler, sponsor, presenting the Muskerry Senior Scratch Cup to Conor Coyne, Youghal Golf Club, following his victory on Saturday last. Included are Seamus O’Brien, President and David Taylor, Captain at Muskerry GC.
Picture: Mike English

Youghal’s Conor Coyne made a huge breakthrough on Saturday when he captured the Muskerry Scratch Cup.  The event had a full field with Gary O’Flaherty, Ronan Twomey, Niall Gorey and holder John Hickey all tipped to play well.  The 36 hole event was again sponsored by Shane Sadler and the course was in great condition for the showpiece event.  Mallow’s Ian Spillane held the lead after 18 holes.  He had a one shot lead over holder John Hickey, with Castlemartyr’s Mark Shanahan back in third place but four shots off the lead.  Continue reading

Cork GC wins Golfers Guide Award

GOLF_Cork GC_Golfer Guide Awards_Jan 2015Cork Golf Club scooped the Munster Parkland Course of the Year award at the Golfers Guide to Ireland awards last week.  The publishers of the Golfers Guide to Ireland, announced the results of its annual golf business awards, which cove red parkland and links clubs, golf resorts and hotels specialising in golf travel and tourism.  It was Cork’s third time to win the award in the past four years and a testament to the work that has taken place to further develop and improve the course.  The renowned Alister McKenzie course in Little Island remains close to the original design of almost 100 years, although the club has continually upgraded and modernised the layout.  Continue reading

Cork advance to Fred Daly Area Final

Cork & Douglas set for Fred Daly Final

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By Niall O’Shea

 

Douglas and Cork both came through their Fred Daly semi-final matches to book their places in the area final which take place next week.  Cork were in action in Castlemartyr on Tuesday and they faced Monkstown.  Rory Dineen and Leon Foley featured on the Cork Junior Cup team last week and both won their matches this week.  Continue reading