Draw made for EMC Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup

The draw for Saturday’s two rounds was made today with 81 golfers making to to the start line.  Robin Daswon is the lowest handicapped golfer in the field, playing off a +4 mark.  He will be joined by Dave O’Donovan and Peter O’Keeffe on the first tee.  A waiting list of 9 reserves is in place.

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Reserves:

  1. Seamus Stack (Doneraile)
  2. David O’Sullivan (Monkstown)
  3. Cian Kidney (Lee Valley)
  4. Jack Boyd (Lee Valley)
  5. Danny Brassil (Lee Valley)
  6. Conor Meade (East Clare)
  7. Gary Morris (Macroom)
  8. Kieran Farrell (Ballybunion)
  9. Stephen Minihane (Bandon_

 

Davey’s Delight in Lee Valley

A smiling David O'Donovan pictured with the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup after winning the Mardyke Arena sponsored tournament. Picture: Niall O'Shea
A smiling David O’Donovan pictured with the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup after winning the Mardyke Arena sponsored tournament.
Picture: Niall O’Shea

Dave O’Donovan held his overnight lead to claim victory in the Mardyke Arena Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup this afternoon.  The win puts O’Donovan into the crosshairs for Munster selection , especially given that Phil Cooney and Fred Twomey were both in attendance to watch over the field.

O’Donovan held a three shot lead but there were six golfers within six strokes and the job was by no means complete.  Robin Dawson lead the early pace, posting a five under par 67.  He was one of only four players to break par over the weekend but it did bring him up to 6th place from his overnight placing back in the field.  O’Donovan’s playing partners were three off the lead but neither could overhaul the deficit. Continue reading