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Cahir Golf Notes

Published 2 years ago 16th July 2021 by Editor

Mr Neil Carey’s President’s Prize

Kathleen Alton was winner of the ladies section for the second year running

Despite the poor weather, a great weekend was had at the President’s Prize held between the 9th – 11 th of July. The playoff was held on Sunday evening between the showers. In the ladies second Kathleen Alton was our winner for the second year running. Great shooting Kathleen. In second place was Julie Connolly. The gross prize went to Eleanor Carroll, 3rd to Susan Carey and 4th was Margaret Costello. The prize for leading ladies qualifier was won by Ann O’Brien. The senior ladies prize was won by Maureen McEvoy. Well done ladies. Excellent golf.

Evan Barrett, winner of Mr Neil Carey’s President’s Prize

In the men’s section Evan Barrett was 1st, Ian Halpin was 2nd, The gross prize went to Darren Sweeney playing off plus 2 and 3rd was won by Pat Slattery. 4th went to our men’s captain Francis McCarthy. The leading men’s qualifier prize was won by Marcus Magee.

The Mens seniors prize was won by Jim Cantwell and the junior prize by Dylan Butler. The visitors prize was won by Ger Ward, Ger had a hole in 1 on the 16th hole. Our past presidents prize went to Imelda Fitzpatrick.

Well done to everyone and thanks to all who made it an enjoyable weekend.

Julie Connolly finished second in Mr Neil Cary’s President’s Prize


Ted Linehan Memorial Competition Results

Thanks to all who turned out in great numbers for our Ted Lenihan Memorial competition held Friday 2 nd – Sunday 4 th July. Ted was our Men’s Captain in 2005. Great to see so many take to the fairways in his memory.

Overall Winner: Brian Sweeney (14) 44ps (CB) Category 1 Winner: Patrick Houlihan (8) 39pts (CB) Category 2 Winner: Paddy Farrell (10) 41pts (Back 9) Category 3 Winner: Pat Slattery (18) 44pts.

Barton Shield

Well done to our Barton Shield who overcame Clonmel last night. The away pairing wasmade up of Ian Halpin and Darren Sweeney while the home game was played by Gary Morrison and Declan Walsh. The lads will play Thurles in
the next round with the date TBC.


It is lovely to report another week of great golf and results for the Ladies.

Australian Spoons

The Australian Spoons Scotch Foursomes was played over a week and the result was very tight. It is wonderful that clubs can put forward two pairs this year for the Regional Final in Tipperary Golf Club on Monday 19 th July. Repre- senting Cahir Park will be Anne Fahy and Margaret Costello who played off H/C 39 and returned 47 Pts Net winning on Countback from sisters, Michelle Keating and Emma Keating H/C 19 with 47 Pts Net and a fantastic 28 Pts Gross. Best wishes to both Pairs for an enjoyable and successful day. Senior Ladies

The past two weeks of Tuesday Ladies Seniors 12 Hole Champagne Scrambles have been very exciting. Convenor, Margaret devises great rules and arranges varied playing partners.

On Tuesday 29th June, the Fourball Scramble was won by Ann McLaughlin, Jo Fahy, Geraldine Cooney and Fiona Rea with 85 Pts having scored Birdies and many Pars. In second place were Imelda Buckley, Eleanor Cummins, Catherine McMahon and Ann Mulcahy who scored 81 Pts.

Tuesday 6th July was a Three Ball Champagne Scramble with a Prize from President Neil Carey for the individual Best Score. Team first Prize went to Maureen McEvoy, Noreen Hally and Marie Devitt with 72 Pts. Second Team: Fiona Rea, Mary Kenrick and Rosemary O’Donnell with 70 Pts and Third
Team: Mag Tobin, Jo Fahy and Eleanor Cummins 65PtsC/B. The Senior Ladies Presidents Prize was won by Maureen McEvoy who made a fantastic personal contribution of 36 Pts to her team. Well done Maureen and Congratulations! Thursday 8th July, Ladies 18 Hole S/F GOY 3

Our Weekly competition was a close fought affair. Three Ladies came in with 38 Pts Net and on Countback, delighted to report the Winner was Claire Neligan with Mary Cotter in second place and Maureen McEvoy in third place. Well done, Ladies.

Upcoming Events

Thursday 15th and Saturday/Sunday 17th/18th July, 18 Hole Stroke – Medal – GOY 5

Thursday 22nd July, OPEN DAY, 3 Ball Champagne Scramble. Kindly sponsored by Dermot and Maria O’Brien, O’Brien’s Pharmacy, Cahir. Looking forward to meeting our golfing friends from surrounding clubs.


Lotto Results for Sunday July 11 th are:
1, 21, 19, 22 Jackpot €1,500 – NOT WON

Lucky Dip Winner: Seamus Lyons

Next weekss Jackpot will be €1,550. Thank you for your continued support.

Bar and Restaurant

Our new opening hours for our bar and restaurant which is open for outdoor dining are as follows: Monday – CLOSED, Tuesday – 11:00 – 17:00, Wednesday 12:00 – 18:00, Thurs- day 12:00 – 20:00, Friday 11:00 – 20:00, Saturday 10:00 – 20:00, Sunday 10:00 – 18:00. Thank you for your continued support.

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