Harbour Shield 2017 Presentation

Congrats to winner’s Douglas, and all who took part in the final mixed competition.

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Harbour Shield goes from strength to strength

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2014 Winners Mahon

The inaugural Shield was held in 2009 and it that year there were just four clubs involved.  Over the years it grew to six clubs and then eight, and this year there were ten clubs involved.  Although there is no handicap limit and the age limit is under 18, clubs have used the competition for their developing golfers as an introduction to inter-club competition.  Although there is a huge amount of merit in winning the pennant, over the past eight years, clubs have respected the spirit of the competition.  In almost all circumstances, clubs have selected the younger golfers in their junior golf programme, and those who often have high handicaps.


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Mahon win Harbour Shield

Golf_Harbour Shield_Presentation_Oct 2014The presentation of the Harbour Shield took place in Mahon Golf Course recently and members from the clubs who took part over the summer returned to play in the final competition of the year.  Mahon won the final a few weeks ago in a thrilling match against East Cork in Monkstown.  The Mahon team was comprised of Sean Foley, Eoghan O’Shea, James Daly, Stephen Jermyn, Aidan Power, Jack Bolster, Simon Lougheed, Liam Foley, Cathal Browne and Cormac Beausang.  This was Mahon’s second time to win the competition, having won the inaugural event in 2009.  Continue reading

Mahon win Harbour Shield

Golf_Harbour Shield_Mahon_Oct2014Mahon Golf Club won the Harbour Shield last week after a hard fought win over East Cork.  Monkstown was the venue for the final, with only two teams remaining from the summer long junior golf competition that saw ten clubs compete over three months.  Monkstown was in great condition on Sunday and although it was breezy it stayed dry for the afternoon.  This is Mahon’s second time to win the competition, having won the inaugural in 2009.  The competition has grown from the initial five clubs taking part, and there are now three inter-club junior golf competitions available to Cork clubs.  Continue reading