Dessie Wins Club Stroke Competition

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Desmond Skelton who won this week’s stroke competition with an excellent level par round of golf for a nett 65.

Dessie Wins Stroke Competition

It was a stroke competition at Silverwood Golf Club on Saturday and the winner with a nett 65 was Desmond Skelton, Dessie had a great round of of level par 72 with a front nine of level par 35 that included one birdie at the 8th hole, one bogey at the 7th hole and seven pars, his back nine was very consistent with nine straight pars for a three shot victory.

In 2nd place was Joe O Hanlon with a nett 68, he had a front nine of 39 with one birdie at the 8th hole and five pars,one double bogey at the 5th and two bogeys at 3rd and 7th holes, he had a back nine of 43 that contained five pars four bogeys, and one double bogey.

In 3rd place was Bernard Mc Keever with a nett 68, he had a front nine of of 36 with two birdies at the 1st and 7th hole’s, four pars at the 3rd 6th 8th and 9th hole’s, and three bogey’s, he had a up and down back nine with three par’s, three double bogey’s, and three bogey’s.

The gross prize was won by Eugene Mc Keever (j) with a level par 72, he had a front nine of 35 with one birdie at the 7th hole, one bogey at the 1st hole and seven par’s, his back nine of 37 had two birdie’s at the 17th and 18th holes, two bogeys at the 12th and 16th hole’s, and five par’s.

4th place went to Mark Hampton with a nett 69, he had a front nine of 41 with three par’s at the 4th 7th and 8th hole’s, and six bogey’s, and a back nine of 48 that had one birdie at the 14th hole, and two pars at the 13th and 18th hole’s.

5th place went to Alan Johnston with a nett 70, he had a front nine of 43 and a back nine of 41.

The senior prize went to Eugene Mc Keever with a nett 70.

Section Prize’s:

0-12 Owen Callaghan Nett 70

13-18 Justin Dummigan Nett 70

19-28 Aaron Litter Nett 70

Aaron Wins Stroke Competition

Aaron Doyle

Aaron Doyle who won this week’s stroke competition with a nett 67.

Maiden win for Aaron to win monthly medal.

 Saturday’s monthly medal stroke competition at Silverwood Golf Club was won by the young Aaron Doyle with an impressive Nett 67 (-5) score playing off a 11 handicap. Aaron returned an impressive 78 gross (+6) which included 11 pars, 5 single bogeys, a double bogey and a final closing birdie, helping him to victory. Aaron will be rewarded for his efforts with a new 10 handicap. In second place with a Nett 68 was 23 handicapper John Mc Conville. John reached the turn in a couple under his handicap with good pars at the 9th and 10th holes. An unfortunate double bogey 7 on the final hole pushed John out of top spot. Nonetheless a steady round of golf for John. Coming third, returning a Nett 69 score was Damian McCready (17). Damian has been a regular in the prizes of late and a welcome return once again. Damian completed both his nines in +7 for a gross 86 and will now see himself with a new 16 handicap. Gross prize this week was won by 2 handicapper Ethan Headley with a level par effort, 72 gross. Ethan had a very tidy card with a dropped shot on the 3rd followed by a birdie on the 8 th hole. Two bogeys, two birdies (13th, 18th) and five pars on his inward nine was a solid return for Ethan. In fourth place also with a solid score of Nett 69 was Martin Craig (8) with a valiant effort of gross 77, +5. Martin was well underway through nine holes recording 2 bogeys, 1 birdie and 6 pars. 4 single bogeys and 5 pars completed his inward nine. In 5th spot was Derek Church (20). Derek reached the turn in 4 shots less than his handicap and with a steady inward nine Derek claimed 5th place. Section winners: Low-Patrick McKeown (Nett 70), Middle- Justin Dummigan (Nett 73) & High: Aaron Litter (Nett 73). Henry Noble claimed the Senior’s prize with a Nett 74.

John Wins President’s Day

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John Miller who won President’s Day with 41 pts, with club President Kieran Murray

                             President’s Day Victory for John

A large field of players took the fairway’s on Saturday at Silverwood Golf Club for the popular annual President’s Day stableford competition. The victorious winner on the day with a very strong effort of 41 points was John Miller. John playing off an 8 handicap had a solid front nine (19 points) with 6 pars and 3 bogeys recorded at holes 4, 6 & 9. His level par gross back nine was very impressive with 5 pars, 2 bogeys (holes 12 & 17) and two great birdies at the difficult 10th hole and the 13th hole for a gross 75 (+3). A deserved winner who has been playing well of late and was rewarded for his efforts.
In second place, also with 41 points was Liam Mackle (10) with an impressive gross 77 (+5). Liam’s front nine was very much a mixed bag with three birdies (4th, 6th 9th holes) and bogeys on the 5th and 8th holes. Par scores were his remainder on the front nine with a no score recorded at the third hole. His back nine started a little unsteady dropping 4 shots in the first three holes, however Liam rallied back with a birdie at the 13th followed by a level par last five holes to give him second  place.
Coming third, again with 41 points was Jim Magee playing off a 19 handicap. Jim’s highlights were a par scores on the 1st, 2nd 6th and 8th hole. Jim scored 20 points on the back nine to secure third place with good pars recorded on the 10th and 14th holes.
Gross prize this week was won by 1 handicapper Micky Molloy with 36 gross points (level par gross). An unsteady start dropping 3 shots through the opening two holes but Michael steadied things with birdies at the 4th, 9th 12th and 15th holes. He dropped a shot at the 6th hole. A great round for Michael who now sees his handicap reduced to 0.7.
In fourth place also with a solid score of 40 points (gross 74) was Darren McCabe playing off a 6 handicap. Darren completed both his front nine and back nine in 20 points, with two birdie highlights on the 8th and 18th holes.
In 5th spot was Eamon Magill (13) 40 points. Eamon completed his round in +9 gross, 81. Highlights included 8 pars and a birdie (7th hole).
Visitor prize was won by Martin McAvoy (2) with 34 points.
Section winners: Low-Robert Blevins (39 pts), Middle- Kevin McCaherty (40 pts) & High: Laurence Fitzsimmons (37 pts).

Sean wins the Hugh Wilson Shield

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Sean Ashe who won the Hugh Wilson Shield this week with 41 pts.

Sean Claims win in Hugh Wilson Shield

Over 150 players took to the fairway’s on Saturday at Silverwood Golf Club for the Annual Hugh Wilson Shield which is celvrating 30 years in existence. The victorious winner on the day with a valiant effort of 41 points was Sean Ashe. Sean playing off an 8 handicap had a solid front nine with 6 pars and 3 bogeys recorded at holes 2, 5 & 6. His back nine was very impressive with 5 pars, 2 bogeys (holes 10 & 15) and two great birdies at the 13th and 18th holes for a gross 75 (+3).

In second place, also with 41 points was Thomas Smyth (6) with an impressive gross 73 (+1). Thomas completed his front nine in level par with two solid birdies on the 4th and 8th holes. He dropped shots at the 3rd and 7th holes. His back nine was equally as impressive with two dropped shots at the 12th and 15th holes and a birdie at the 17th hole. Par scores were attained on the remaining holes.

Coming third, again with 41 points was Damian Mc Cready playing off a 17 handicap. Damian’s highlights were a par score on the 1st hole followed by a good birdie at the short 4th hole. Damian then scored pars at the next five holes which greatly helped his scored card. He had 7 bogeys and 2 pars (10th, 18th holes) on his back nine for a solid round of golf.

Gross prize this week was won by scratch golfer Fintan McAreavey with 38 gross points (-2 gross). 4 birdies at the 3rd, 4th, 7th and 18th holes were key highlights.

In fourth place also with a solid score of 41 points (gross 80) was Stephen Thompson playing off a 12 handicap. Steven got off to a flyer through nine holes with 24 points as he was level par with a bogey at the third and a birdie at the fourth hole. Steven had 17 points on his back nine with 4 pars in the last 5 holes helping him to 4th spot.

In 5th spot and a reward for his good form of late, was Chris Moran with 40 points. Chris (6) completed his round in +2 gross, 74. Highlights included birdies at the 4th, 8th, 17th & 18th holes.

Senior prize was won by Patrick McCaughley (40pts). Section winners: Low-Conor Hutchinson (40 pts), Middle- David Ewing (39 pts) & High: Philip Colvin (37 pts).

Philip wins club competition

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Philip Mc Conville who won this weeks competition with 41 pts.

Gerry Wins First Club Competition

Gerry Donnelly

Gerry Donnelly who won his first club competition with a nett 65 pictured here with our club captain Shane ONeill.

 The club competition in stroke format took place at Silverwood Gold Club on Saturday with long term member Gerry Donnelly claiming top spot with a fabulous Nett 65 playing off a 28 handicap. Gerry has been a member for Silverwood for 15 years and this fine performance granted him his first ever competition win. Gerry played the front nine in 4 strokes better than his handicap with impressive par scores returned on the third and eighth holes with bogeys on the fourth, sixth and ninth holes. He completed in inward nine in 3 strokes better than his handicap aided by valuable pars on the tenth, eleventh and fourteenth holes. A great round of golf for Gerry, now seeing him play off a new 26 handicap. In second place with a nett 67 playing off a 22 handicap was Raymond Loney. Raymond played to his handicap on the outward nine with valuable pars on the eighth and ninth holes. His inward nine was played in 5 strokes better than his handicap with great par scores attained on the eleventh, thirteenth, fourteenth and eighteenth holes. In third place with a great score of nett 67, and gross 69 (-3) was in form Patrick Jordan playing off 2 handicap. Patrick had 6 birdies (1, 9, 11, 12, 15 & 18 holes) with bogeys on the 8th, 13th and 16th holes. Pars were his scores for the remainder. This score now sees 18-year-old Patrick playing off a 1 handicap. Gross prize was won by James Nobel (3) with a fine effort of +1, 73 gross. Highlights included birdies at the forth, seventh, eleventh and twelfth holes. Fourth place was awarded to Kieran Murray (9) with a nett 67 score. Kieran recorded a +2 gross for both outward and inward nines with birdie highlights at the 4th and 11th holes. In fifth spot was Darryl Patton (15) also with a nett 67. A +4 gross outward nine and a +6 gross inward nine was a good round by Darryl, seeing him now play off a 13 handicap. Section winners; Low: – Conor McCabrey Nett 68; Middle – Justin Dummigan Nett 69; High: – Philip Colvin Nett 69

John Wins Monthly Medal

John Marley

John Marley who won this week’s monthly medal with a net 69.

Gerard wins his fourth Captain’s Day

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Gerard Beattie who won his fourth Captain’s Day trophy with an excellent 44 pts

 

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Club Captain Shane O Neill and partner Niamh Robinson who held a great Captain’s day last weekend.

ENDA WINS STROKE COMPETITION

Enda Brady

Enda Brady who won this week’s stroke competition with an excellent net 62.

Jerry Wins Monthly Medal

Jerry Headley

Jerry Headley who won the monthly medal with a net 66.