Muskerry Cork Fourball Championship finalists

Best of luck to the finalists for tomorrow:

Paul O’Keeffe Muskerry
Brian O’Keeffe Muskerry
Derek Kelly Lismore
Martin O’Driscoll W. Waterford
Owen Barrett Muskerry
Tony Hayes Muskerry
Donal M Buckley Muskerry
Fionn Hickey Muskerry
Michael Hanley Muskerry
Pat Finn Muskerry
Ronan McMahon Muskerry
Terry McMahon Muskerry
Harry Connelly Muskerry
Tim McCarthy Muskerry
Brenden Mullane Muskerry
Trever Murphy Muskerry
Denis Scannell Kinsale
Peter Scannell Muskerry
Patrick Barry Bantry
John Barry Bantry
John P Ryan Ballkisteen
Edmund Ryan Ballkisteen
Tim Finn Muskerry
Brenden Ronayne Muskerry
Gerry O’Flynn Muskerry
Donal Shannahan Muskerry
Fred Twomey Muskerry
Robert Foley Muskerry
John Colemn Muskerry
Eugene Browne Muskerry
Doanl Coughlan Muskerry
Martin McDonnell Muskerry
Declan Mooney Ballkisteen
William Hanley Ballkisteen
Dave Barry Muskerry
Aidan McDonogh Muskerry
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Bruen Youths title for Egan

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David Bruen, presenting the Bruen Youth Cup to Muskerry’s Jack Egan following his win on his home course. Included are Marian Nugent, President, Richie Cahill, representing the Cahill Family, sponsors and Diarmuid Linehan, Captain. Picture: Mike English.

Jack Egan added his name to a list of famous winners on Monday when he won the Bruen Youths.  The Muskerry teen won by four strokes in impressive performance that saw him shoot two under par rounds.  Egan led from the start with an opening 67.  That included  seven birdies and there was a great four of four birdies from the 12th to the 15th.  His opening 67 had him one shot ahead of Eoghan O’Shaughnessy and the Muskerry Fred Daly players were the only two to break par.

In the second round Egan never let go of his lead.  Again he had seven birdies but a couple of bogies meant that he’d sign for a one under par 70.  That was more than enough as the his morning 67 was Continue reading

Bruen Youths Winners (Muskerry Golf Club)

1986 Richard Dowling (Waterford)
1987 Keith Coveney (Killarney)
1988 David Higgins (Waterville)
1989 Richard Deasy (Bantry Bay)
1990 Pat Turner (Mallow)
1991 Adrian Dalton (Waterford)
1992 Gary O’Flaherty (Cork)
1993 Jason Law (East Cork)
1994 John Paul Hughes (Douglas)
1995 David O’Donovan (Muskerry)
1996 David O’Donovan (Muskerry)
1997 Mark Murphy (Waterville)
1998 Michael Collins (Doneraile)
1999 Ronan Twomey (Muskerry)
2000 Mervyn Owens (Mallow)
2001 Cian McNamara (Limerick)
2002 Ronan Twomey (Muskerry)
2003 Aaron O’Callaghan (Douglas)
2004 Aaron O’Callaghan (Douglas)
2005 Niall Kennedy Walsh (Lahinch)
2006 Davey Barry (Mahon)
2007 Patrick Sheehy (Limerick)
2008 Paul O’Neill (Shannon)
2009 Ray Walsh (Kinsale)
2010 Conor Coyne (Youghal)
2011 Eoin Harris (Douglas)
2012 Conor Coyne (Youghal)
2013 Cathal Butler (Kinsale)
2014 Cathal Butler (Kinsale)
2015 Sean Desmond (Monkstown)
2016 Sean Desmond (Monkstown)
2017
2018 Keelan McCarthy (Lee Valley)
2019 Jack Egan (Muskerry)

Muskerry win Fred Daly Trophy 2019

Fred Daly Trophy Munster Finals 2019Muskerry claimed another Munster Pennant on Monday, they won the Munster Final of the Fred Daly Trophy in Clonmel.  This was their second win in three years, having reached the final in 2017, 2018 and 2019.  This year marks the third of a three year cycle with the current players, and four of the team who were beaten in last years final returned this year to win in style.  Twelve months ago Eoghan O’Shaughnessy was the player who lost out on the third playoff hole at the final in Nenagh.  This year he was first to finish, wrapping up his match on the 13th green with a 6&5 win.  That put the first point on the board for Muskerry and Stephen Riordan added a second soon after with a Continue reading

Entries open for Bruen Youths, Muskerry Golf Club.

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Keelan McCarthy (Lee Valley), 2018 winner of the Bruen Youths Trophy

Muskerry will hold the annual Bruen Boys and Youths Trophy on Monday 26th August, and there will be plenty of golfers hoping to add their name to the list of famous winners.  Lee Valley’s Keelan McCarthy is the holder and he’ll be looking to follow Cathal Butler and Sean Desmond who are among very few to win the Bruen Youths twice.  Kinsale’s Butler won in 2013 and 2014, and Desmond won in 2016 and 2017.  The Bruen Youths started in 1986 as a boys (under 18) competition but later moved to youths level.  There have been many famous winners, Professionals David Higgins, Cian McNamara, Mick Collins, Mark Murphy and Aaron O’Callaghan have all won, and Ronan Twomey and Dave O’Donovan are among very few Muskerry men Continue reading

Muskerry through in Fred Daly

Muskerry Fred Daly Team 2019Muskerry have booked their place in the Munster finals of the Fred Daly Trophy.  The Cork side will be hoping to repeat the win of 2017 and remove the memory of the final loss of 2018 when they head to Clonmel in just over two weeks time.  To reach the finals three years in a row is a sizeable achievement, they faced Douglas in the area final last Sunday which was held in Cork Golf Club.   With a large crowd watching Muskerry took the lead and held on to claim the win and book their place in the Munster finals with a positive performance from the team.  Fionn Hickey put the first point on the board for Muskerry with a win over Kevin Collins, and Jack Egan added a second point when he beat Ross Higgins.  Mark Hill won a point for Douglas when he beat Eoghan O’Shaughnessy but the match was over when Stephen Continue reading

East Cork advance in Junior Cup

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Shane Connors

East Cork booked their place in the Munster finals of the AIG Junior Cup with a dramatic win in the area final.  Muskerry was the venue for the exciting match last week when it hosted the area final of the Junior Cup.  Bandon were hoping add a second team to the schedule for the Munster finals, that was after their AIG Senior Cup team qualified for the finals in Tramore the previous week.  East Cork were their opponents, the Midleton club came through from the Castlemartyr qualifier but only by the skin of their teeth after winning when the last match went to the 19th hole.

Muskerry was in great condition for the match, and the intense sunshine was welcomed by the large crowd of spectators from both clubs.  Area finals in recent times have been tense affairs with matches invariably going down to the last few holes Continue reading