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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
0-12 Gary Duffy 37 pts
13-18 Bernard Mc Keever 34 pts
19-28 Martin Mc Cann 36 pts
Aaron Doyle who won this week’s stroke competition with a nett 68, it was his 2nd win in four week’s.
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 Johnston who won this week’s competition with an excellent 46 pts.
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.
James Scullion who won the September Monthly Medal with a nett 65
James Wins September Monthly Medal
It was the September Monthly Medal at Silverwood Golf Club on Saturday and the winner with a score of nett 65 was James Scullion, keeping his good form going from winning the Senior prize at the Silverwood Cup last week, James had a front nine of 40 with one birdie at the 8th hole, three pars, four bogey’s, and one double bogey at the 1st hole, he had a steady back nine with five pars at the 10th,13th, 14th,17th, and 18th holes and four bogey’s to win on a count back.
In 2nd place with an excellent round of golf was Matthew Madden again with a nett 65 and a two under par round of 70, he had a front nine of 34 with with three birdie’s at the 1st,5th, and 8th hole’s, and five par’s, and one double bogey at the 3rd hole. He had a back nine of 36 with two birdie’s at the 11th and 13th hole’s, six par’s and only one bogey at the 10th hole for a superb round of golf.
In 3rd place was Conor Mc Cabrey (j) with a nett 69, he had a front nine of 40 with four par’s at the 4th 6th 7th and 8th hole’s, and five bogey’s, and a back nine of 41 with five par’s at the 10th 12th 13th 14th and 17th hole’s and four bogeys.
The gross prize was picked up by Fintan Mc Areavey with a gross 71, he had a front nine of 35 with one birdie at the 7th hole, one bogey at the 2nd hole, and seven par’s, with a back nine of 36 that had two birdie’s at the 13th and 14th hole’s, one bogey at the 12th hole and six par’s for this consistent player.
4th place went to Thomas Farren with a nett 69 he had a front nine of 41 and a back nine of 43.
5th place went to Ethan Headley with another great score of one under gross 71, he had a front nine of 34 which included two birdies at the 3rd and 7th holes, and a back nine of 37 that included two birdie’s at the 12th and 13th hole’s and a eagle at the 18th hole.
The senior prize was won by Eugene Mc Keever with a nett 70
0-12 Sean Ashe Nett 70
13-18 Derek Boyd Nett 70
19-28 Pat Curran Nett 72
Sean Mc Stay who won the Silverwood Cup 2016 with a two day total score of 77 pts.
Silverwood Golf Club’s annual two-day major event took place at the weekend (Day 1 Saturday & Day 2 Sunday) with Sean Mc Stay rallying to victory with a fine score of 77 stableford points over the two days. The course was set up perfectly and all credit to the greenkeepers for their continuing great efforts. Sean, a deserved winner, opened up with a steady 35 points on Day 1 and his Day 2 score of 42 points was a remarkable effort for the 7 handicapper. Sean’s Day 2 scorecard was very consistent – highlights included 15 pars, 2 bogeys (5th, 11th holes) and a fine birdie on the 14th hole. In second place, also with a return of 77 points (beaten on countback) was relatively new member Aaron Litter. Aaron opened his account with 37 points on Day 1 and 40 points on Day 2. A solid two days of golf which will now see Aaron play of a 20 handicap for his fine efforts. Coming third, returning 76 points overall for was Frank Stevenson (11 handicap). Frank scored 39 points for Day 1 and a steady 36 points on Day 2 helped him secure third place. Gross prize this week was won by 1 handicapper Fintan McAreavey with 69 gross points. He completed his first round in -1 gross and his second round in +4 gross, giving him a +3 total for the two days. A fine effort which now sees him playing of scratch. Second gross was won by Michael Molloy with 68 gross points total. He completed is first round +5 (77) and his second round was -1 (71 gross). In fourth place also with a solid score of 75 points was nine handicapper Francis Kelly (37 pts Day 1, 38 points Day 2). In 5th spot was also with 75 points was Philip Mc Conville (37 pts Day 1, 38 points Day 2). Other prize winners included; Senior -James Scullion 74 pts, Best Junior- Ethan Headley 76pts, 1 st Day 1 – Matthew Clifford 44pts, 1st Day 2 – Dessie O’Hara 40pts, 2nd Day 1 – Joe O’Hanlon 39 points, 2nd Day 2 – Jerry Headley 40 pts, Best Junior Day 1 – Oisin Farquhar 39pts, Best Junior Day 2 – James Judge 38pts, Best Front 9 – Paul Marner 24pts, Best Back 9 – John McCaffrey 21pts.
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.
0-12 Owen Callaghan Nett 70
13-18 Justin Dummigan Nett 70
19-28 Aaron Litter Nett 70