Marymount Benefits from Fota Ladies

Golf_Fota Ladies_Marymount_Nov 2015Fota Island Ladies recently presented a cheque for over €3,000 to Marymount Hospice.  The large donation was the proceeds from their annual charity open day which took place a few weeks ago.  Fota Island Lady Captain Anne Horgan was delighted to present Marymount’s Miriam Dennehy with the proceeds and she explained how they raised the funds: ““The money raised was as a result of a recent semi open competition held in Fota Island.  It was a four person team event and each team had a Fota member playing with guests.  The prizes were again sponsored Continue reading

Sean Desmond in Top 10 at Irish Boys

Monkstown’s Sean Desmond shot a one under par 71 in the second round of the Irish Boys to climb into the top 10.  Tuam Golf Club is the venue for the 72 hole competition and Desmond carded five birdies in his round today.  He was three under through the 13th hole but he gave back two shots with bogeys on the 14th and 15th.  A 36 hole total of 145 (+1) see’s the Monkstown golfer in a tie for 7th place. Continue reading

Kinsale v Fota Island, Fred Daly Trophy Area-Final

Kinsale v Fota Island, Fred Daly Trophy Area-Final, Castlemartyr Links, Friday 19th June 2015

(Kinsale names first)
Gary Ward & Paul Twohig halved
Cathal Butler beat Dave Howard 6&4
John Murphy  beat Pat Hayes 9&8
Eric Rumley Jack Buckley
Mark Healy lost to Gareth Manley 3&2
James Bohan beat Don McKenna 5&3
Daniel O’Flaherty lost to Luke O’Connor 7&6

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Fota Beat Mahon in Fred Daly Trophy

There was great excitement in Douglas on Sunday evening as Fota Island overcame Mahon in an exciting Fred Daly Trophy quarter-final match.  The match was a repeat of last year’s competition when Mahon came out on top.  The course in Douglas was in great condition for the match although heavy rain and strong winds during the first hour of play hampered the golfers.  Heading into the back nine the match was very balanced with neither side having a strong advantage in any of the seven matches. Continue reading