John J. Doherty Memorial Cup

first_imgFIXTURES: Winnings at Letterkenny Golf clubWith anticipation rising for the John J. Doherty Memorial Cup,Cat 4 members have been out in force both playing and practicing and the final Monday evening competition of the season was won by Jason Coyle with 20pts over nine holes. Members are reminded that the 1st tee-box is booked from 12.30 -1.30pm. Anyone who needs to go out earlier, please book now online or in the golf shop.Golfer of the Year standings: Winner; Aidan O Neill 94pts. Victor Byrne 73pts; Michael McDaid 71pts; Richard Spratt 70pts; Columba Crawford 63pts; Allistair Boreland 59pts; Garvin McGahey 57pts; Liam Rogers 50pts; Jack McGarrigle 50pts;Pat McGarrigle 48pts. Once again congratulations to Aidanon retaining GOTY title–almost made 100 pts!!!!!Wednesday 14th gave us the Letterkenny Credit Union Open and depositing first prize was Tony Mc Namee Snr. [23] with 42pts. Taking the turn with a great score of 24pts,Tony’s only blemish against handicap golf was his ‘blank’ at par three Hunters Home [13th] but still enough to outpoint runner-up P.J.Nee [13],returning 39pts. The club competitions convenor started with a double bogey at Hall Door [1st] but retrieved that with a birdie at 7th [The Isle] for an outward nine of 23pts but two double bogeys on back nine had him lose out on top spot. In third place was 2016 Minor League team captain Bobby Mullally [17] whose birdie at 18th [Stockade] was enough to relegate Denis O’ Donnell [28] to fourth place by virtue of B.O.T. on 38pts.Wed Evening 9 Hole Competition Results: 1st; Enda Mannion 18 pts. 2nd; Stephen Walsh 17 pts. 3rd; Alistair Borland 15 pts (BOT). Results from 9 Hole Competition in aid of Donegal Hospice.1st; Hugh Tinney 21pts; 2nd Don Ponsonby 17pts. (BOT).Over €800 was raised on the day for Donegal Hospice. Many thanks to all who participated and contributed to the fund.Saturday 17th Open, sponsored by Diver’s Hyundai, Letterkenny, saw a great turnout in mild conditions and driving home happy was single figure handicapper Darragh Mc Menamin [5] whose level par winning score of 41pts consisted of birdies at Slieve Sneacht [4th] and 7th for an outward nine two under par gross 34 [24pts], followed by another birdie at Cornagill [10th] only for the wheels to puncture with a double bogey at 18th .In second place was Ulster Cup stalwart Henry Mc Cahey [12] who, despite a double bogey at first took the turn with 20pts only for another double bogey at 10th to leave him one point short following his birdie at 18th to return 40pts. In third place was John Doran [6] whose bogey at par three 5th had him just one over for twelve holes [27pts] followed by a double bogey at 14th and a birdie at Barnhill [16th] for 39pts whilst gross prize was won by Brendan Mc Grath [4] on 35pts gross, his card reading three bogey’s and birdies at 8th [Greenhill] and 16th [Barnhill].Congratulations to Sunday’s confined winner, the fast improving Richard Spratt [21] who, with 23pts on inward nine, returned the winning score of 37pts.All members and visitors are reminded that our Wednesday Open competitions are ongoing, 6” placing is now in operation on fairways and closely mown areas around the greens, Saturday 24th will host the North Western Golfing Alliance and an Open competition and Sunday 25th will see Cat 4 members vying for the prestigious John J. Doherty Cup. All members are wishing every success to Kevin Kiely and the club Seniors team who travel to Portsalon G.C. in the first leg of the final of this competition, Letterkenny of course hoping to retain the title from 2016.PICTURE CAPTION:Prizewinners from the Auto Fast Fit Tyres & Exhausts sponsored Open held recently at Letterkenny Golf Club with sponsor Stephen Harris, second right. Hector Mc Ilwaine, John Doran, Mark Mc Dowell, Eugene Mc Keever and club Captain Ivan Fuery.Winners of the Farren Roarty sponsored Open competition, Joe Coyle, Kenny Harkin, Conor Friel pictured with club Captain Ivan Fuery.John J. Doherty Memorial Cup was last modified: September 21st, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:golfjohn J. Doherty Memorail Cupletterkenny golflast_img read more