Scratch Cup Success for Castlemartyr

CGL_10th Aug2018_1342Castlemartyr is generally a busy golf course, but over the August weekend that goes to a new level as the club hosts their annual scratch cup weekend.  It’s now a regular event on the Cork golfing calendar, having started seven years ago.  This year was no different, well apart from setting a new record of 428 entrants over the three days.  And while there can only be one winner of each of the three events, there were well over a dozen prize winners from the weekend.  The generous prize fund exceeded €2,000.  The three day event is a big undertaking for the club, and once again they came up trumps.  “The weekend was a great success, we had a record number of entrants” said Donal Golden, Captain of Castlemartyr.  “The weather was kind to us, with three days of ideal golfing conditions dry, warm and little or no wind.  Typically the Sunday afternoon of Continue reading

Castlemartyr Scratch Cup Weekend

Castlemartyr Scratch Cups 2016Castlemartyr Golf Club will hold its annual scratch cups weekend from Friday 29th July  to Sunday the 31st.  This has proven to be a very popular weekend in the past for golfers and the club are expecting large numbers again this year. Last year saw numbers exceeding 400 over the three days.  The scratch cup weekend caters for Junior, Intermediate and Minor golfers and there will be a total of €2,500 worth of prizes up for grabs.  Once again Castlemartyr Golf Club will be partnering with McCarthy Insurance Group who will be sponsoring this event. The McCarthy Insurance Group  have sponsored this event for the past four years and are one of the main reasons why it has been such a success.


Last year the spoils went to Kevin Dorgan of Cork GC, Conor Hayes of Slievnamon GC & Bernard Wallace of Kinsale GC  with each respectively winning the Junior, Intermediate and Minor scratch cups.  Club Captain Tony Continue reading

Twomey wins Season Opener in Fota

Muskerry’s Ronan Twomey won the first major competition of the year when he scooped the TopGolfer Senior Scratch Cup at Fota Island on Sunday.  The full timesheet featured almost 120 gofers as they all took to the famous Irish Open Deerpark course.  The course was in great condition although it was a bitterly cold morning.  The scoring was going to be tough for the high class field.  The championship tees were in play and the greens offered up some very tricky pins.  No golfer managed to break par or even match it, and only two golfers posted a one over 73.  Continue reading

O’Leary Partners Cronin to Mahon Scratch Cup Wins

O’Leary Partners Cronin to Mahon Scratch Cup Wins

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By Niall O’Shea

Mahon Golf Club held their annual scratch cups weekend over Saturday and Sunday and there was a clean sweep for Mahon golfers.  It’s always nice when one of your three-ball is going well, but it seldom happens that two of the three go on to win a scratch cup.  Paul Cronin and Tony O’Leary have played together for many years and it looked for a while like Paul was in with a shout for the Intermediate title.  Continue reading