O’Brien Claims Munster Seniors

Munster Seniors winner John O’Brien (Castlemartyr). Picture: Niall O’Shea

John O’Brien bagged one of his most impressive wins to date when he captured the Munster Seniors Amateur Open in Tipperary Golf Club last week.  The Castlemartyr golfer was in fine form, shooting under par on both days to win by a margin of four strokes.  O’Brien shot an opening round 71, his one underpower total was just one shot off the lead. He returned on the second day and shot a hugely impressive 69.  His very steady round comprised of three birdies on 15 pars.

“It was a great week, I played well and drove the ball well” said O’Brien after his win.  “I didn’t miss many fairways and the greens were excellent.  I putted great didn’t make many mistakes.  On the back nine on Wednesday knew I had a chance so avoiding bogeys was all I was trying to do for the Continue reading


Clancy Wins Munster Senior Open Championship

Valerie Clancy

Valerie Clancy

Valerie Clancy from Mitchelstown won the ILGU Munster Senior Open in Waterville today after poor weather forced the cancellation of the final round.  Clancy led the field by five strokes after the first two rounds.  She had played seven holes today before organisers were forced to halt the third round as high winds made the course unplayable.  The Killarney member shot the low round of the day yesterday (74) to maintain her lead from the first round.  She was the only golfer to break 80 on Wednesday as she recorded a 77 in very testing conditions at the Continue reading