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Mel Deasy scooped his first Munster title today when he won the Munster Under 15 Close title in Roscrea. The Cork man shot a one over par 72, three early birdies saw him reach -2 two at one stage but two late bogies meant he finished on +1. The bogies didn’t hurt Deasy as he had a four shot margin over second placed Alex Dineen from Cork. It was an all Cork podium as Jack Murphy (Douglas) took third place, after a countback with Dineen.
Rory Milne (Faithlegg) retained the Munster Boys Under 17 title after shooting a fine three under par 68. The Waterford golfer won the event last year in Kinsale and becomes the first golfer to win the age-grade event twice. Milne turned on level par but blazed through the back nine with three birdies in four holes. Milne parred his Continue reading
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Munster inter-provincial player Edward Walsh led a strong charge from Mallow today at the Munster U15/17 Close at Carrick on Suir. Walsh was two clear of the field at the end of play, posting a one under par 71. Walsh got off to a great start with a birdie on the first hole but he went on to bogey the index two 4th hole. He played some very steady golf after that, carding 12 pars and 2 birdies. He stood on the 18th tee on -2 but a frustrating three putt on the final hole was the only blemish on a great performance. Walsh, playing off 2, was a member of the victorious Munster U16 Interprovincial team recently. He finished two shots clear of Cahir Park’s Ian Halpin and Fota Island’s Shane Galvin was third with a 74.
Killarney’s Luke Walsh won the Under 15 prize, thanks to a birdie on the last which meant that he beat Mallow’s Daniel O’Sullivan by a single stroke with a 75. There was more good news for Mallow when Ronan Feerick took third place, carding Continue reading
Munster Boys U15 U17 CLOSE Championship 2016 End of Day Results:
WINNER U17 – Edward Walsh (Mallow) 71
Runner Up – Ian Halpin (Cahir Park) 73
Third – Shane Galvin (Fota Island) 74
WINNER U15 – Luke Walsh (Killarney) 75
Runner Up – Daniel O’Sullivan (Mallow) 76
Third – Ronan Feerick (Mallow) 77
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