Lee Valley Launch Old Head Cup

Dell EMC Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup, Lee Valley Golf Club, Saturday 22nd April 2017Fancy a trip to the Old Head? Are you playing off 9 or lower?  Are you free any of the next four Thursdays?  If so a new Lee Valley competition might be of interest. Jack Boyd and Paul Keohane have come up with a new weekly competition in Lee Valley that’s aimed at single figure golfers.  Four weekly qualifiers will take place in August, starting on Thursday 3rd August and three golfers will qualify each week for the series final.  The top four golfers from the final will book their place for round of golf in the Old Head in September with the winner on the day claiming the inaugural Old Head Cup.  The best golfer each day, along with the runner-up and best gross will all qualify for the final, and there will also be daily prizes on offer.

The entry fee is a very favourable €25 per person with an attractive reduced rate of €15 for full time students.  The events will be played from the championships tees in Lee Valley and the blue course should be a tough test for even the most accomplished golfers.  The competition came about as Paul and Jack identified Continue reading

And then there were 4, Ford Junior Scratch Trophy

The quarter-finals are over and only three matches remain in Cork’s biggest handicap competition.  It’s an early morning start for the four semi-finalists, with one of them being added to the famous roll of honour tomorrow afternoon.

Ford Junior Scratch QF

8.000am: John O’Sullivan (Fota Island) v Jack Boyd (Lee Valley)
8.10am: Noel McGee (Fota Island) v Kieran O’Brien (East Cork)