Castlemartyr is generally a busy golf course, but over the August weekend that goes to a new level as the club hosts their annual scratch cup weekend. It’s now a regular event on the Cork golfing calendar, having started seven years ago. This year was no different, well apart from setting a new record of 428 entrants over the three days. And while there can only be one winner of each of the three events, there were well over a dozen prize winners from the weekend. The generous prize fund exceeded €2,000. The three day event is a big undertaking for the club, and once again they came up trumps. “The weekend was a great success, we had a record number of entrants” said Donal Golden, Captain of Castlemartyr. “The weather was kind to us, with three days of ideal golfing conditions dry, warm and little or no wind. Typically the Sunday afternoon of Continue reading
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MIG Junior Scratch Cup:
1st: Thomas Galvin Castlemartyr Golf Club 74 (CB)
2nd: Paudie O’Sullivan Castlemartyr Golf Club 74 (CB)
3rd: Con O’Donnell Fota Island Golf Club 74 (CB)
4th: Stephen Cody Douglas Golf Club 74
5th: Finbarr Higgins Douglas Golf Club 75 (CB)
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Castlemartyr is a busy place right now and the August weekend will be one of the busiest with their annual scratch cup weekend. Starting on Friday 4th August, the event is set to attract well over 400 golfers over the three days and there’s a large prize fund in place. The event is again sponsored by McCarthy Insurance Group who have been on board for the past four years. The course is set to be in great condition for the showpiece event, the recent fine weather has allowed Trevor Norris and his team to speed up the course which is always a treat for handicap golfers. The three scratch cups (Junior, Intermediate and Minor) take place from Friday to Sunday and the timesheet is filling fast. Since the course opened it became an immediate favourite for both societies and casual golfers. The weekly open singles series are always popular and the membership has grown steadily over the past decade.
Now celebrating 10 years, the facilities in Castlemartyr are being upgraded with the addition of some new practice Continue reading
Castlemartyr Golf Club will hold its annual scratch cups weekend from Friday 29th July to Sunday the 31st. This has proven to be a very popular weekend in the past for golfers and the club are expecting large numbers again this year. Last year saw numbers exceeding 400 over the three days. The scratch cup weekend caters for Junior, Intermediate and Minor golfers and there will be a total of €2,500 worth of prizes up for grabs. Once again Castlemartyr Golf Club will be partnering with McCarthy Insurance Group who will be sponsoring this event. The McCarthy Insurance Group have sponsored this event for the past four years and are one of the main reasons why it has been such a success.
Last year the spoils went to Kevin Dorgan of Cork GC, Conor Hayes of Slievnamon GC & Bernard Wallace of Kinsale GC with each respectively winning the Junior, Intermediate and Minor scratch cups. Club Captain Tony Continue reading