Raffeen’s two flag event a huge success

Raffeen Creek_1There was lots to talk about in Raffeen Creek recently.  The President of the GUI, John Moloughney paid a courtesy visit to the club and commented about the fact that there were two flags on every green.  The occasion was Trevor McCarthy’s President’s Prize and he came up with a clever plan to have two flags in place on the nine hole course.  Members aimed at the blue flags for their first nine holes, and the yellow flags were the target on the second loop.  It was the first time that someone used that format, and as it was within the rules of golf it was perfect for the major competition.  While some may have been skeptical, the two-flag initiative proved to be a great success as the Trevor explained.  “The two flag competition was played by both the men and the women” said the President.  “It was given a mixed reaction before playing but coming off the course everyone thoroughly enjoyed their Continue reading

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