Our Golf Society held their second outing of the 2016 season with a trip to Beech Park Golf Course in Saggart. Having seen this outing cancelled in 2015 due to a waterlogged course this year’s outing although went ahead was played in very tough conditions with wind and rain adding an extra level of difficulty. The conditions we so tough that even the “Man in Shorts” had to put on the rain gear for the second 9. The course was in great condition and the 28 golfers had to contend with tough positions and fast greens.
Many thanks to the Sponsor of the event Gerry Delaney and congratulations to Maurice Swinburne who entered the winner enclosure with an impressive 33points considering the pin positions and a tough weather conditions. Captain Tommy Flanagan with a class 1 win added a few more points to his quest for Golfer of the year as did Billy Flood who was category 2 runner up.
The results were as follows:
1st – Maurice Swinburne (playing off 18) 33 points
1st – Tommy Flanagan (playing off 11) 31 points
2nd – Frank O Donnell (playing off 14) 29 points
1st – Liam Tierney (playing off 18) 30 points
2nd – Billy Flood (playing off 20) 27 points
1st – Michael King (playing off 24) 19 points
2nd – Arty Rafferty (playing off 24) 18 points
1st – Pat Kirwan (Playing off 26) 29 points
Nearest the Pin
4th Hole – Mick Mulvey (although we’ll say nothing about the score for the hole)
12th Hole – Alan Bermingham