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order Kieran Staed & Michael Kelly with a score of 15 up. L – R Kieran Staed, more about Captain Pat McManus, Mary Henry – Strandhill Lodge & Suites & Michael Kelly.” width=”580″ height=”454″ /> Strandhill Lodge and Suites Winter League winners, Kieran Staed & Michael Kelly with a score of 15 up. L – R Kieran Staed, Captain Pat McManus, Mary Henry – Strandhill Lodge & Suites & Michael Kelly.

Men’s News

Saturday 15 Hole Club Stableford

Saturday’s 15 hole club stableford competition was played in dry but cool and blustery conditions but despite this, some good scores were returned. There was no separating the top five players as they all finished on the same score of 31 points. David Lindsay took first place by virtue of a better back nine with his score of 31 points scoring a total of seven pars over the course of his eighteen holes with five on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six. He also added a birdie on the par four eleventh to ensure he signed for his score of 31 points.

Second place was taken by Adrian Wynne, also with a score of 31 points. Adrian scored a total of eight pars with six on the front nine and the remaining two on the back six while also adding three birdies on the fourth, eleventh and thirteenth holes to complete a round of 31 points.

Third place was taken by Jim Glynn also with a score of 31 points. Jim put together a round made of of seven pars with four on the front nine and the remaining three on the back six. He also added a birdie on the par four sixth hole to ensure that he signed for his score of 31 points

1st David Lindsay (08) 31pts
2nd Adrian Wynne (02) 31pts
3rd Jim Glynn (08) 31pts

Michael Kelly playing his tee shot to the 17th green on his way to winning the Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsores Winter League with playing partner Kieran Staed.

Michael Kelly playing his tee shot to the 17th green on his way to winning the Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsores Winter League with playing partner Kieran Staed.

Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League Final

The final 18 holes of this year’s Strandhill Lodge & Suites sponsored Winter League were played on Sunday in dry but cool and blustery conditions and the competition was very close with some fantastic golf being played on the day in both the qualifiers and non qualifiers.

Qualifiers Final

1st Michael Kelly & Kieran Staed – 15up
2nd Martin Ruane & Paul Byrne – 14up
3rd Noel Tivnan & Gerry Kilbride – 14up
4th Martin Cronin & Peter Byrne – 14up
5th Robbie Henneberry & Joe Hanney

Non Qualifiers Final

1st Anthony Skeffington & John McHugh – 18up
2nd Geoff Corcoran & Rory McHugh – 12up
3rd Stephen English & Jimmy Glynn – 11up

Anthony Skeffington sinking the final putt on the 18th to clinch the non qualifier final of the Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

Anthony Skeffington sinking the final putt on the 18th to clinch the non qualifier final of the Strandhill Lodge & Suites Winter League

Group Winners

Section A Enda Halloran & John Stewart
Section B Dessie Timbs & David Lindsay
Section C David Moriarty & Fergal McLoughlin
Section D Pat Doherty & William Elliot
Section E Gerry Fox & Mark Wehrly
Section F Ronnie Conlon & Aiden Gaynor

Weekly Prize Winners

Front Nine

Leo McNally 22pts
Pat Lee 21pts
Peter Gillespie 19pts
Joe Hussey 27pts
Michael O’Beirne 22pts
Padraic Tuffy 23pts
Brendan O’Mahony 24pts
Paul Cox 21pts
John White 23pts
Ruairi O’Connor 24pts

Back Nine

Philip Moriarty 22pts
Mick Walsh 19pts
John Scanlon 23pts
Johnny Martyn 17pts
Declan McCabe 21pts
John Finan 20pts
Jim Coyne 21pts
Robert Kelly 21pts

The Strandhill Golf Club Men’s Committee would like to thank our Winter League sponsor, Strandhill Lodge & Suites for the fantastic support they give to the club and their generous sponsorship of this year’s Winter League.

The committee would also like to extend congratulations to all of the winners in this year’s competition and to all of the competitors who took part this year.

winners of the non-qualifiers final of this years Strandhill Lodge and Suites Winter League, Anthony Skeffington & John McHugh with a score of 18up. L - R Anthony Skeffington, Captain Pat McManus, Mary Henry - Strandhill Lodge & Suites & John McHugh

Winners of the non-qualifiers final of this years Strandhill Lodge and Suites Winter League, Anthony Skeffington & John McHugh with a score of 18up. L – R Anthony Skeffington, Captain Pat McManus, Mary Henry – Strandhill Lodge & Suites & John McHugh

This Week’s Fixtures

Friday March 18th 2016
Friday Open 18 Hole Stableford

Saturday March 19th 2016
18 Hole Club Stableford

Sunday March 20th 2016
18 Hole Club Stableford

Men’ Senior’s

Senior Society

1st Mick Cahill
2nd Gerry McMorrow
3rd Bernard Mahoney
4th Don Conlon

Next Senior’s outing is This Wednesday, March 16th

March 15 Hole Senior’s Open

Last Wednesday saw the staging of the monthly Senior’s Open Stableford Competition and as usual, there was a large entry of both visitors and members. The weather stayed fine throughout the day and there were some excellent scores returned.

First place was taken by John Wims from Enniscrone Golf Club with an excellent score of 36 points. John scored a total of seven pars over the course of his round with five on the front eight and the remaining two on the back seven as well as scoring a birdie on the par four fourth hole to complete his round with 36 points.

Second place was taken by John Helly, also from Enniscrone Golf Club with a score of 31 points. John scored a total of ten pars over the course of his round with five on the front eight and the remaining five on the back seven holes to complete a round with 31 points to take second place.

Third place was taken by Bernard Mahoney with a score of 30 points. Bernard scored two pars over the course of his round with one on the front eight and the remaining par on the back seven. He also scored a birdie on the par three fourteenth hole to ensure that he completed his round with 30 points to take third place.

1st John Wims (13) 36pts
2nd John Helly (08) 31pts
3rd Bernard Mahoney (23) 30pts

Club News

Easter Open Week

The club will run an Open Week during the week in the run up to Easter. Open Competitions will commence on Monday March 21st and will run every day right through until Easter Monday.

Easter Open Week at Strandhill Golf Club

Fairway’s Open

The fairways will open up and the competitions will go back to 18 hole format from this coming Thursday, March 17th.

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