Douglas named to host European Seniors

Douglas Golf Club was named today as the host for the European Seniors Open Championship next year.  The news was confirmed by the European Golf Association at the conclusion of the 2022 Championships, which took place last weekend in Estonia.

Douglas has hosted several championships recently including the Irish Senior Men’s Amateur Open last month, which was won by Jody Fanagan, beating Douglas’ Karl Bornemann by a shot.

Douglas Golf Club’s General Manager John McHenry said the announcement is a proud day for the club.  “We would like to thank Continue reading

William Dwyer Inter-Society Trophy Winners

Year Winners Venue
1943 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1944 COMBINED BANKS
1945 COLLEGE STUDENTS
1946 CORK UNIVERSITY
1947 CORK UNIVERSITY
1948 INSURANCE INSTITUTE
1949 THREE TOWNS
1950 CORK UNIVERSITY
1951 CIVIL SERVICE
1952 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1953 CHRISTIAN COLLEGE P.P.U.
1954 CORK UNIVERSITY
1955 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1956 OLD CHRISTIANS
1957 CORK CIVIL SERVICE
1958 SOUTHERN COMMAND
1959 CORK CIVIL SERVICE
1960 WOOLEN TRADERS
1961 CORK UNIVERSITY
1962 WOOLEN TRADERS
1963 CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
1964 TRAVELLERS
1965 SOUTHERN COMMAND
1966 CORK CIVIL SERVICE &L.G
1967 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1968 MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
1969 INSURANCE INSTITUTE
1970 IRISH DUNLOP
1971 COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS
1972 MEDICALS
1973 VEROLME DOCKYARD
1974 PRESENTATION COLLEGE
1975 VEROLME DOCKYARD
1976 IRISH DUNLOP
1977 CORK GARDA
1978 FORDS
1979 PRESENTATION COLLEGE
1980 LITTLE ISLAND
1981 CORK GARDA
1982 CORK COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS
1983 CORK GARDA
1984 MARLBOROUGH
1985 CORK GARDA
1986 LITTLE ISLAND
1987 MARLBOROUGH
1988 BYRNE BUTCHERS
1989 MARLBOROUGH
1990 OUR LADYS HOSPITAL
1991 ESB
1992 ESB MARINA
1993 ESB
1994 SMITHKLINE BEECHAM
1995 ESB MARINA Douglas
1996 CORK CORPORATION Monkstown
1997 IFI Cork
1998 FAS Muskerry
1999 ELI LILLY Monkstown
2000 SIFCO Douglas
2001 GLAXO SMITHKLINE Cork
2002 MIDLETON  C.B.S Mahon
2003 ESB MARINA Monkstown
2004 MILLSTREET G.S. East Cork
2005 BOWEN GROUP Cork
2006 MIDLETON  C.B.S Douglas
2007 GLAXO SMITHKLINE Monkstown
2008 DE PUI Harbour Point
2009 LADA Cork
2010 WILTON TRADERS Douglas
2011 ESB WILTON Monkstown
2012 MACTOUMS Cork
2013 ESB WILTON Douglas
2014 ESB WILTON Monkstown
2015 Senior Circle Cork
2016 Senior Circle Douglas
2017 MIDLETON  C.B.S Cork
2018 MIDLETON  C.B.S Monkstown
2019 Senior Circle Douglas
2022 Mollies Cork

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Murphy’s Play-Off win in Ulster Under 16

Jack Murphy pictured after winning the Ulster Boys Under 16 at Carnalea in Belfast.

15 year old Jack Murphy claimed his second win of the season, this time winning the Ulster Boys Under 16 title.  The Douglas golfer won a three hole play-off having tied for the lead at the end of the 36 hole event.  Murphy shot two rounds of 70 over the two days to finished tied for the lead on top of the leaderboard on two over par.

The play-off was closely contested as well, Murphy and James Marriott were tied after the first two holes.  Murphy won t Continue reading

Top Class week for Douglas

Sean Reddy pictured after winning the Connacht Buys U14 Championship.

As weeks go, last week was pretty impressive for Douglas Golf Club.  A national title, a provincial title and a few key wins in inter-club matches meant that Douglas had an exceptional week.  Karl Bornemann and Sean Reddy brought back some silverware from their events in Waterford and Mayo.  Peter O’Keeffe reached the final four in the North of Ireland at Royal Portrush and there were inter-club wins in the Womens Senior Cup, Mens Senior Cup and the Barton Shield.

As well as their members performances around the country, they also hosted the Munster Under 16 Boys Open.  This was the first open event to be held over the newly rated black course.  The par 70 layout see’s the 3rd and 18th reduced to par fours, and new tees in place on Continue reading