Cain Claims Munster Boys Title

Morgan Cain (Cork Golf Club), Winner of the Munster Boys U18 Amateur Open Championship 2021 at Nenagh Golf Club
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Morgan Cain is the 2021 Munster Boys champion after a super display of golf in Nenagh.  The Cork golfer finished on -7, three shots clear of Douglas’ Mel Deasy to claim his first major title.

Three under par rounds of 71, 68, 70 saw him come home with plenty to spare.  Cain was tied for the lead with Deasy starting today’s final round, and started in the worst possible fashion with a double bogey on the opening hole.  But he battled back brilliantly with birdies in three of his next four holes to retake the lead from Deasy on the fifth.  It was a lead he wouldn’t surrender, with another two birdies on the back nine. The only other blemish on his card was a bogey on 17, when his lead was five shots on the penultimate Continue reading

Murphy opens with impressive 67, Munster Boys Round 1 Report

Final Round, EMC Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup 2016Kinsale’s John Murphy opened with an impressive five under par 67 at the Munster Boys in Dromoland Castle.  Murphy was one of two golfers to break 70, Hugh O’Hare from Fortwilliam has a to shot lead after carding a seven under par 65.

Mark Healy is just outside the top ten after he signed for a one over par 73, and he’s one shot ahead of Mallow duo Greg Barrett and Adam Boland.

Daniel O’Sullivan (Mallow), Eric Rumley (Kinsale) and Sean Desmond (Monkstown) and Cillian Moloney are all just inside the cut mark and will need to manage their way around Dromoland Castle tomorrow to ensure they stay in the top 50 and make the cut for the final 18 holes on Friday.  Darren Hourihan and Continue reading