All the news from the county’s golf clubs and societies

Breda Travers of Ballinamore putts on the green during the Final of the 2013 Irish Mail Foursomes at Carton House last week which Ballinamore won. Photo by Karen Morgan
Carrick-on-Shannon

Carrick-on-Shannon

Ladies Section: Roscommon Inter-Club scramble: Thanks to Sinead Devine Lady Captain at Ballaghaderreen Golf Club who has done great work this year in encouraging golfers (beginners and experienced players) from all local clubs to meet for a relaxed scramble. Our thanks also to Boyle Golf Club for their great hosting of last Saturday’s Scramble.

AGM: The Ladies AGM will be held on Friday October 11. See notice in LLR.

Allen Gaels

Congratulations to Breda Travers and Brid O’Sullivan on their fantastic win in the Daily Mail. This was a wonderful achievement. Breda has been playing great golf over the last few years and showed how good she was this year on holidays. Brid has also been playing well and has great experience. On behalf of Allen Gaels, well done.

Captain’s Prize: This Saturday in Slieve Russell Golf Club. Tee-off 11am. See you there for coffee at 10am.

Blacklion

After winning a stableford competition in June, Edmund Leonard disappeared from view. However, Edmund returned last week to win the final monthly medal with an impressive net 66. Francis O’Reilly, another of the disappeared, shot a net 68 to take the runner-up spot on countback from Blacklion’s quiet man Gerry Hickey. Result: 1. Edmund Leonard 66, 2. Francis O’Reilly 68, 3. Gerry Hickey 68, Gross. Ciaran Maguire 76 (playing off 7), Front 9: Tom O’Connor 32, Back 9: Ashley Sheerin 34.5

Winter League: There are only two weeks left until the draw is mad. Lists are still on the notice board.

Vera’s Society

On Saturday September 21, at 11:20 am, we are having our penultimate outing in Mullingar. For any of the members who have never played this course, they are in for a pleasant day’s golf. So come along and enjoy the day.

Slieve Russell

Results: Blue Tees Competition: 1st: Shane Rooney 36, 2nd: Darragh Doonan 34.

Competitions: Saturday: 18 Hole Stableford. Sunday: SAQ Play-off & Singles. See notice board for names in play-off.