Fermoy golf club will host their annual senior scratch cup on Sunday, the John Whyte memorial. The event has been a popular fixture on the calendar for many years, with a some famous winners. 2019 Amateur Champion James Sugrue won the event in 2016 and 2018.
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James Sugrue (Mallow) teeing off in the third round of the South of Ireland in July. Picture: Niall O’Shea
There was a nice symmetry to James Sugrue’s golfing summer. On Sunday last he won the John Whyte Fermoy Senior Scratch Cup to close out the season, that followed his win in Fota Island at the start of the season when he won the very first Senior Scratch Cup to be played in Cork. The two wins may be highlights, but to be fair the Mallow golfer has had a very impressive summer of golf which was recognised last month with his selection to the Irish team. Sugrue joined the Irish Mens panel this year and represented the Irish selection at the South African and Spanish Amateurs in the early season. His full cap finally came when he was selected to play for the Home Internationals which took place last week. Capped on multiple occasions in Boy’s golf, this was a big step up for Sugrue but one he took in his stride. The easy going 20 year old went on to win four matches as Ireland finished as runners-up in the four team tournament. “There was actually no real difference, I didn’t Continue reading
Fermoy will host one of the final scratch cups of the year on Sunday 16th September. The John Whyte Memorial Senior Scratch Cup takes place, with a bumper prize fund of €1,000, Entry for the 18 hole event is just €30, which includes a meal.
Previous winners include European Seniors star Denis O’Sullivan and Fermoy native Tom Cleary and current Irish international James Sugrue.
Last year’s winner was Darren O’Donoghue from Bandon. Online entry is available on http://www.fermoygolfclub.ie and you can also call the club on 025 32694.
Fermoy will host the John Whyte memorial on Sunday 10th of September, with a bumper prize fund in place for the senior scratch cup. The 18 hole event which includes a meal will see defending champion James Sugrue return to defend his title. The South of Ireland winner has been in great form this year, and earned a spot on the Munster Senior team for the interprovincials in July. Previous winners include European Seniors star Denis O’Sullivan and Fermoy native Tom Cleary. A full timesheet is expected and anyone interested in playing should book early. Online entry is available on http://www.fermoygolfclub.ie and you can also call the club on 025 31472.
Fermoy has been a busy spot, the clubs is celebrating their 125th anniversary this year and they’ve already hosted two Munster finals. Next weekend Fermoy will host the Michael Cashman fourball Munster final. Dromoland Castle will take on Ballykisteen in the battle for the last Munster pennant of 2017.