St Colman’s Irish Schools Junior Champions.Picture by Pat Cashman
St Colman’s Fermoy put their name on the golfing map yesterday when they won the Irish Schools Junior Championships in Athlone. St Colman’s won the title with two shot margin over the other three finalists and they took home the coveted green pennant.
Cashman Photography Gallery – Irish Schools Junior Championships Final
It was Colman’s first time to win the title. More details to follow.
Patrician Academy Mallow had an agonising defeat in the final of the Irish Schools Senior Championship today. The finals were hosted in Athlone Golf Club and Mallow had beaten Scoil na mBraithre, Kilkenny in their morning semi-final Continue reading
The winning Patrician Academy (Mallow) team who won the Munster Final of the Irish Schools Senior Championships at Castlemartyr Links. Picture: Niall O’Shea
Castlemartyr Links was covered in a welcome sunshine yesterday as the Ron Kirby designed links played host for the Munster finals of the Irish Schools Senior Championships. Castlemartyr was a late replacement venue as the original venue was deemed unplayable due to the recent adverse weather. The inland links provided a fair challenge for the 20 golfers, mostly single figure handicappers who relished the tight fairways and fast greens.
Gallery: Irish Schools Senior Championships
Patrician Academy Mallow won their second Munster title after a nail-biting finish with Colaiste an Spoiraid Naoimh. The all Cork-final started Continue reading
Pictures from the Irish Schools Senior Munster Final at Castlemartyr Links:. Continue reading
East Cork held their annual Senior Scratch Cup on Saturday and the winner was David Connolly from the home club. The popular winner went around in level par 69 to win the title by a single stroke. The winner started poorly and turned on three over, but birdies on 10, 11, 16 and 17 put him back in the hunt. An all-important par putt on the last was enough to give Connolly a one shot lead and the title. David is also the course record holder in East Cork having shot a seven under par 62 back in 2007. Kinsale’s Cathal Butler was second with a 70 and Cork’s Sean McSweeney also shot 70 for third place. Doneraile’s John Hickey was fourth with a 72. Continue reading