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Thursday 21 June - Ladies 18 Hole Stroke
Saturday 23 June - Hunter Apparel Ladies and Gents Open Stableford
Sunday 24 June - Bridies Takeaway Gents Open Singles
Saturday 30th June - Mr Captain Maurice Brennan Captain's Day
Greencastle’s Open Week drew to a close on Sunday following nine
days of glorious golf with the greens staff getting the plaudits for
the excellent condition of the course. Prizewinners were drawn from
a wide spectrum of handicaps and from members and visitors alike.
Brian Kelly was back to something like his old form on Tuesday when
winning the Moville Tool Hire Open with 43 points. Tony McGeady was
runner-up on 41 points with Brian McRory taking third on 40 points.
Gavin Harkin took the Gross prize while the nines went to Mervyn
Baird and Sean Logue. Mary McMahon was the Ladies winner with Betty
Gallagher the runner-up.
Mr Captain Maurice Brennan gave most of the credit for winning to
his partner Des Henry in the Gillens Supermarket Fourball Betterball
held on Wednesday 13th June. Prizewinners were as follows:
1st Maurice Brennan and Des Henry 43;
2nd Francis Faulkner and Philip Devlin 43;
3rd Peter Lawrance and Paul O’Doherty 43.
Youth had more of a say in the Cottage Conservatories Gents Open
Singles Stableford held on Friday 15th June:
1st Conor Kerr (9) 40;
2nd Denis Canavan (18) 39;
3rd Gavin Gallagher (14) 39;
Gross Gavin Harkin (5) 31;
1st 9 Steve Coogan (20) 22;
2nd 9 Brendan Price (7) 21.
Eugene O’Sullivan rolled back the years to take the honours in the
We Do Art Open on Saturday. Eugene’s 43 points gave him the victory
by 2 points over Declan Carlin with Paddy Monagle taking 3rd spot.
Eoin O’Doherty continued to impress by winning the Gross prize with
a fine round of 2 over par. Kevin Lake and a resurgent John
McGilloway took the nines prizes.
O’Neill Bros were the sponsors for the week’s closing competition
and local lad Ryan Doherty took the victory with an excellent 41
points. Kevin Lake took 2nd place while Martin McGeoghan was third
on 39 points. The Gross was won by Eddie McIntyre while Paul
O’Doherty and Tom Houston were the nines winners.
Helena Doherty was the Ladies winner with Mary Brennan taking the
Golfing continues on Saturday 23rd June with the Hunter Apparel
Solutions Open for Ladies and Gents. Sunday’s competition is the
Bridies Takeaway sponsored Gents Open Singles and from then on
Captain’s Week will be in full flow. Mr Captain Maurice Brennan’s
big day is on Saturday 30th June and the timesheet is filling up