Bumper entry for Munster Strokeplay

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2014 Winner Barry Anderson

A top class field has entered for the Munster Strokeplay which takes place at the end of this month and the cut looks like falling again from the 2016 mark of 0.5.  Entries for the showpiece Cork Golf Club event closed last night and there were no less that seven late entries that should qualify, four of those playing from plus handicaps.  Although all handicaps will need to be verified, it’s looking like the cut will fall at 0.3, with not all of those playing from this mark getting in on the first cut.

Tiernan McLarnon was one of the late entrants and he leads the handicaps, playing from +3.6.  There are over fifty golfers playing from plus handicaps including 24 who Continue reading

Draw for Munster Strokeplay, Cork Golf Club

There were only a few changes to the entry list for the Munster Strokeplay and the draw that was published on Friday last still stands.  Holder Shaun Carter along with 2014 winner Barry Anderson lead the charge from Royal Dublin, along with a host of Leinster golfers. Gary O’Flaherty, John Hickey and Mark Ford lead the charge from the hosts while Peter O’Keeffe, Cathal Butler, Ian Spillane and James Sugrue will be hoping to build on early season form going into the Championship.

Draw for R1 & R2:

Munster Stroke Play 2016 Draw

The top 39 (plus ties) will qualify for Continue reading

Carter wins in Cork, Munster Strokeplay Championship 2015

Shaun Carter (The Royal Dublin) pictured after winning the Munster Strokeplay Championship in Cork Golf Club, with a two under par total of 140. Picture: Niall O'Shea

Shaun Carter (The Royal Dublin) pictured after winning the Munster Strokeplay Championship in Cork Golf Club, with a two under par total of 140.
Picture: Niall O’Shea

Shaun Carter from The Royal Dublin won the Munster Strokeplay with a four under par total 140 for the weather affected 36 hole Championship.  Rosslare’s Paul Murphy  and Castlemartyr’s Mark Shanahan both recorded second round 68’s to take second and third place respectively on two under par 142.  Continue reading

Munster Strokeplay Championship Winners

Munster Strokeplay Championship
Year Venue Winner Club
2006 Cork Golf Club Conor Doran Banbridge
2007 Cork Golf Club Niall Gorey Banbridge
2008 Cork Golf Club Niall Gorey Lee Valley
2009 Cork Golf Club Pat Murray Lee Valley
2010 Cork Golf Club Rory Leonard Banbridge
2011 Cork Golf Club Niall Gorey Muskerry
2012 Cork Golf Club Brian Casey Headfort
2013 Cork Golf Club Kieran McCarthy Kinsale
2014 Cork Golf Club Barry Anderson The Royal Dublin
2015 Cork Golf Club Shaun Carter The Royal Dublin