Young Guns lose out in South of Ireland

Cork’s Young Guns lost out in the second round of the South of Ireland Championship in Lahinch today.

Youghal’#SOI2015 R2s Conor Coyne took Niall Gorey to the 18th this afternoon but the experienced campaigner beat Coyne on the final hole.  Coyne had an impressive 3&2 win Continue reading

O’Donovan and Griffin selected on Munster Team

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 (Muskerry) has been selected on the Munster Senior Inter-Provincial team, and his selection was warmly welcomed by many who feel it’s a well deserved reward for his good play in 2015.  O’Donovan had a very strong start to the season and won the prestigious Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup in April.  Although he was limited to only a few order of merit events, Munster Captain Phil Cooney obviously liked what he saw when he watched O’Donovan in Lee Valley and later in Cork GC at the Munster Strokeplay.  A happy Dave said: “I’m thrilled to bits obviously.  Dues to a few family occasions I couldn’t play as much as I would have liked to in May.  But I played well in Shannon and the Munster Strokeplay and the game it still good”.  O’Donovan along with the team and management will aim to retain their title in Rossapena (Donegal) in early July.   Continue reading

Carter wins in Cork, Munster Strokeplay Championship 2015

Shaun Carter (The Royal Dublin) pictured after winning the Munster Strokeplay Championship in Cork Golf Club, with a two under par total of 140. Picture: Niall O'Shea

Shaun Carter (The Royal Dublin) pictured after winning the Munster Strokeplay Championship in Cork Golf Club, with a two under par total of 140.
Picture: Niall O’Shea

Shaun Carter from The Royal Dublin won the Munster Strokeplay with a four under par total 140 for the weather affected 36 hole Championship.  Rosslare’s Paul Murphy  and Castlemartyr’s Mark Shanahan both recorded second round 68’s to take second and third place respectively on two under par 142.  Continue reading