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Buncrana toasts Olympian golfer Oliver 10.08.15

BUNCRANA has proudly welcomed home its Special Olympian golfer Oliver Doherty.
The local man has been the toast of the town since returning after his silver-medal winning performance last week in Los Angeles.
Oliver scooped the medal against all the odds after a painful back problem came back to haunt him in the final round.
A proud Buncrana Golf Club was among those who paid tribute to popular club member Oliver on his triumphant display in the US.
The club posted the following report on his crunch medal-winning performance.
"Super Oliver sinks 40ft eagle putt on the last hole to win the silver medal by one shot at the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles.
"Oliver who went into the games nursing a disc problem in his lower back, had his worst nightmare come to haunt him today at the 11th hole when his back problem returned with a vengeance.
"Struggling through the remaining holes Oliver found himself standing on the 18th tee in the bronze medal position one shot behind Swedish golfer Alexander Forsman.
Special Olympics silver medallist Oliver Doherty drops in to O'Flaherty's bar.
"But digging deep Oliver pulled out an eagle (thanks to a 40ft putt) to leapfrog Forsman into second place and the silver medal. Congratulations Oliver from all at Buncrana Golf Club."
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