Fota’s Corporate Golf Challenge

After a successful first year, Fota have launched the 2015 Inter-Company golf challenge.  The format is the same as last year, it’s an eight person team event playing singles stableford.  The top five scores are counted and the top four companies go forward to the series final in Continue reading


73rd William Dwyer Trophy

“The Lada Tour” Golf Society, winners of the 2009 William Dwyer Trophy

The 73rd staging of the William Dwyer Inter-Society Trophy gets underway next week.  Two qualifying days take place in Mahon Golf Club, with the first one taking place next week. 18 societies are listed this year, with the top four from each day qualifying for the final.  The format is foursomes with the best three cards counting from the four pairs.

The competition is Ireland’s oldest inter-society event and was started in 1942 by the Cork family famous for textiles.  Mahon’s Finbarr O’Callaghan has been running the competition for several years and ensures that’s Cork’s most famous and unique golf trophy continues it’s proud tradition. Fixtures:

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William Dwyer Inter-Society Trophy 1943-2013

Winners since 2000:

Year Winner Venue
2013 ESB Wilton Douglas
2012 Mactoums Cork Golf Club
2011 ESB Wilton Monkstown
2010 wilton Traders GS Douglas
2009 Lada Tour Society Cork Golf Club
2008 DePuy Harbour Point
2006 Midleton CBS PPU Douglas
2005 Bowen Group Cork Golf Club
2004 MILLSTREET G.S. East Cork
2003 ESB MARINA Monkstown
2002 MIDLETON  C.B.S Mahon
2001 GLAXO SMITHKLINE Cork Golf Club
2000 SIFCO Douglas

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