Brendan Has Best Score on 1st Week of Winter League


Brendan Mc Aleenon who had the best score on the 1st week of winter league with 42 pts.

Victory for Brendan

Brendan McAleenan rose to top of the pile as the winner of first winter stableford event at Silverwood Golf Club. Brendan scored an impressive 42 points of a 15-handicap with a solid gross 81. Brendan came first in the middle (13-18 handicap) section. James Scullion and Sam Frazer came second and third in this category with 41 pts respectively.

In the low section (0-12 handicap) Kieran Murray (8) took the honours with a valiant effort of 41 points, 75 gross. Sean Ashe (8) also with 41 points was narrowly beaten on countback, and held on to second place. In third place was Sean Mc Stay with 39 points.

In the high section (19-28 handicap) Gerry Canning claimed top spot with 39 points. Philip Colvin claimed second spot with 37 points and Patrick Mc Caughley coming third also with 37 points.

The weekly gross prize was won by James Nobel (1 hc) with a solid effort of level par, 72 including two birdies and two bogeys. Senior prize was won by Henry Noble with 36 points and 8 twos were recorded.

Paul Wins Christmas Hamper’s


Paul Marner who had the best score for the Christmas Hampers on Saturday with 44 pts.

Christmas Hamper victory for Paul

Paul Marner claimed the first winter stableford event at Silverwood Golf Club with his very impressive 44 points of a 21-handicap. Paul got off to a flyer with 24 points for his front nine and 20 points for his back nine. Highlights were his nine pars in total with his strong front nine attributing six.

In second spot with 42 stableford points off a 3-handicap was James Nobel. James’ front nine started off in fine fashion with an eagle three at the first hole with birdies recorded at the 4th and 7th holes. He completed his back nine in -3 gross with four birdies recorded at holes 10, 14 17 & 18. A great effort from James.

Coming third was Frank Stevenson (11) with 41 points. Frank completed both nines in +3 gross giving him 20 & 21 points respectively for the outward and inward nines.

Gross prize was won by 3-handicapper Kevin Munster with 35 gross points (73 gross).

In fourth spot was 7 handicapper Mark Jordan with 41 points (74 gross). Fifth place went to Leonard Mc Cann (6) also with 41 points.

Seamus Wins Winter Cup

Seamus Patton

Seamus Patton who won the Winter cup this week with 38 pts.

Winter Cup Victory for Seamus

Seamus Patton claimed the last major event of the in Silverwood Golf Club’s summer calendar with a strong effort of 38 points of a 10 handicap. Seamus played one better than his handicap for both nines with 19 points apiece. Highlights included a birdie on the 9th hole and 5 pars in his last 7 holes.

In second spot also with 38 points off a 10 handicap was Eugene Mc Keever. His gross 80 (+8) included a birdie at the 4th and 8 pars.

Coming third was John Marley (6) with 37 points with a fine gross 77.

Gross prize was won by Kevin Munster with 32 gross points.

In fourth spot was 12 handicapper Shane Mullholand with 37 points. Fifth place went to Daryl Patton (13) with 36 points.

Low section was won by Colm Doyle (36 points); Mid Section: Bernard Mc Keever (35points) and high section James Nicholl (34 points).

There were only three 2’s recorded. Next week will be the Hamper competition before the start of the Winter League Series.

Over 70’s Put in Good Show At Greenore Golf Club


Peter Graham, Frank Gallagher, Francis Kelly, and Joseph Kelly  who put in a good performance for the over 70’s at the Greenore Golf Club during the week.

Vice Captain’s Team win Annual Challenge Match


Michael Mc Donald receives the Vice Captains Challenge Trophy From Club Captain Shane O Neill After their victory on Sunday.

Pat Wins Club Competition in Terrible Condition’s

Paddy Curran

Paddy Curran who won this week’s competition with 40 pts.


Pat Wins In Terrible Conditions

It was a terrible day for golf at Silverwood Golf Club on Saturday and there was a low turn out because of the weather, but this did not deter Pat Curran who won the competition with 40 points, he had one birdie on the 2nd hole and two pars at the 4th and 7th holes, along with one double bogey at the 8th hole and five bogeys, his back nine had two pars at the 10th and 14th holes, four bogeys, and three double bogeys to win by two point’s.

In 2nd place was Matthew Madden with 38 points he had a gross 75 with two birdie’s at the 12th and 15th holes along with 11 par’s, and five bogey’s, and now head’s off along with Fintan Mc Areavey to represent the club at St Andrew’s in Scotland in the N.S.P.P.C and the club wish’s both player’s the best of luck in the competition.

3rd place went to Gary Ferguson with 38 point’s, he had two birdie’s at the 2nd and 7th hole’s seven par’s, five single bogey’s, three double bogey’s and one no- score on his card.

The gross prize went to Fintan Mc Areavey with a gross 74 he had a front nine of 36 with one birdie at the 4th hole, two bogey’s at the 2nd and 6th holes, and six par’s, along with a back nine of 37 that included one birdie at the 13th hole, one double bogey at the 16th hole, and seven par’s.

4th prize went to Brendan Campbell with 37 point’s and the 5th prize was picked up by Gareth Magee with the same amount of point’s.

The Senior prize was won by Eamon Mc Conaghy with 36 pts

Section’s Winner’s:

0-12 Gary Duffy 37 pts

13-18 Bernard Mc Keever 34 pts

19-28 Martin Mc Cann 36 pts

Single And Doubles Champion’s 2016


Darren Mc Cabe who won the club single’s championship with a 4-3 victory over John Millar


Stephen Morgan And Patrick Jordan who won the club double’s championship with a 2-1 victory over Fintan Mc Areavey and Matthew Madden

Junior’s Captain’s Day 2016

Aaron Wins Another Stroke Competition

Aaron Doyle

Aaron Doyle who won this week’s stroke competition with a nett 68, it was his 2nd win in four week’s.

Aaron Claims Strokeplay win


   Saturday’s monthly medal stroke competition at Silverwood Golf Club was won by the young Aaron Doyle  with an impressive Nett 68 (-4) score playing off a 10 handicap. Aaron returned an impressive 78 gross (+6) which included 11 pars, 5 single bogeys, a double bogey and a good birdie at the 13th hole, helping him to victory. Aaron will be rewarded for his efforts with a new single figure, 9 handicap. In second place with a Nett 68 and narrowly beaten on countback was 6 handicapper Lenny Mc Cann. Lenny reached the turn in +1 gross, and the same score for the back nine. Four birdies on holes 8,9,12,18 gave an impressive 74 gross. Coming third, again returning a Nett 68 score was Barry Mc Cabe (11). Barry had a very tidy card with 11 pars and 7 bogeys. Gross prize this week was won by 3 handicapper Kevin Munster with a +1 gross 73. 3 birdies, 4 bogeys and remainder pars were his tally. In fourth place with a solid score of Nett 69 was Paul McFadden (13) with a valiant effort of gross 82. In 5th spot was Derek Boyd (13) also with a nett 69. Section winners: Low-Finbar Headley (Nett 70), Middle- Gary Ferguson (Nett 72) & High: Kieran McAlinden (Nett 72).

Paul Wins Club Competition


Paul Johnston who won this week’s competition with an excellent 46 pts.

Paul Claims top spot


 A large field of players took the fairway’s on Saturday at Silverwood Golf Club for the weekly stableford competition. The victorious winner on the day with a remarkable effort of 46 points was Paul Johnston. Paul playing off a 19 handicap had a solid front nine reaching the turn with 21 points. His back nine of 25 points was aided by a great finish with a birdie at 17 and an eagle 3 at the par-5 18th hole. In second place, also with 42 points was young member Ethan Headley (2). Ethan is on course to win the player of the year this year and his ever consistent form returned a 68 gross (-4). Ethan was level par through nine holes and his back nine was hugely impressive with 4 birdies and 5 pars. In third place was Martin Seeley (26) with a great return of 41 points. The gross prize this week went to Fintan McAreavey with a 70 (-2) gross. Barry Mc Cabe secured 4th spot with 39 points. Brian Wilson came 5th with 39 points. Section winners: Low-Patrick McKeown (38 pts), Middle- Jeff Conway (38 pts) & High: Raymond Loney (37 pts). On Sunday 11th Sept the annual Junior Captains Day took place with Jack Doyle rising to the top as the winner on the day with 37 points. Conor Mc Cabrey (junior captain) thanked all players and visitors for their attendance on the day in what turned out to be a great event. Other prizewinners included; Second place with 36 points went to James Judge. Callum Starkey claimed 3rd place with 34 points. Ethan Headley got closest to the Junior captains drive and Oisin Farquar won the best front nine prize on the day. The visitors prize was won by Seamus Patton with 36 points.