South Munster Seniors honour Tadg

Tadg O'Halloran South Munster Seniors_Mar 2018There was a large gathering in Muskerry on Monday to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the founding of the South Munster Senior Golfers.  Senior Golfers from almost every club in Cork joined the committee in acknowledging the work that was put in by Tadg O’Halloran in the past three decades.   Although the course in Muskerry was closed, the clubhouse was full with well over 100 golfers from all over Munster joining Tadg in the celebration.  In 1989, Tadg along with the late Michael Geary came up with the idea and they went on to launch the South Munster Seniors at a small event in Waterrock.  On that day members from around four clubs attended but it was enough to start the ball rolling.  It was a different time, one in which non club golf was essentially limited to societies.  The initiative was a bit of a ump in the way that events were managed and the oganisers had a job to sell to concept to many clubs.  The organisers persisted and bit by bit and club by club they convinced more and more managers and committees to hold seniors open days.  The very modest green fee was offset by a large turnout and additional pro-shop and catering Continue reading