Saturday 23rd August 2014,
Loughgall Golf Club Loughgall, Co. Armagh Northern Ireland 18 hole country golf course

2008 Competition Reports Archive

Weekly Saturday Sweeps
20/12/2008 – Winter League – Playoff Week 2
06/12/2008 – Winter League – Playoff Week 1
29/11/2008 – Winter League Week 8 Results
22/11/2008 – Winter League Week 7 Results
15/11/2008 – Winter League Week 6 Results
08/11/2008 – Winter League Week 5 Results
01/11/2008 – Winter League Week 4 Results
25/10/2008 – Winter League Week 3 Results
18/10/2008 – Winter League Week 2 Results
11/10/2008 – Winter League Week 1 Results
04/10/2008 – Club Stableford Results
27/09/2008 – Club Stableford Results
20/09/2008 – Traynors Motor Spares Sponsored Stableford Results
13/09/2008 – Trustees Stableford Results
01/09/2008 – Past Captains Cup Results
23/08/2008 – Bank of Ireland Stroke Results
16/08/2008 – Club Stableford Results
09/08/2008 – Shelbourne Motors Sponsored Stroke Results
02/08/2008 – Captains Day Results
26/07/2008 – Linkni.com Sponsored Stableford Results
19/07/2008 – First Trust Stableford Results
05/07/2008 – Norman Weir Sponsored Stroke Results
28/06/2008 – Gaffney Estate Agent Stableford Results
21/06/2008 – Edenderry Golf Society Stableford Results
14/06/2008 – Jewellery by Van Scoy Stroke Results
07/06/2008 – International Pairs Competition Results
31/05/2008 – Fred Daly Stableford Competition Results
24/05/2008 – 3 T’s Qualifier Stroke Results
17/05/2008 – Saltmarine Cars Stroke Results
10/05/2008 – Apple Blossom Stableford Results
03/05/2008 – St. Andrews Qualifier Results
26/04/2008 – Whitehaven Office Supplies Stroke Results
19/04/2008 – Damper Murphys Bar Stableford Results
12/04/2008 – Famous Grouse Stableford Results
05/04/2008 – Morgan Transport Stroke Results
29/03/2008 – Captains Drive Stableford Results

Weekly Saturday Sweeps

Saturday 24th January 2009

Last weekends stableford competition was played in fairly benign conditions, although the greens were still very hard from the overnight frost.

The winner with 38 pts was Alan Magill playing off 15. Alan scored 19 pts on each of his nines. The runner up was John Allen with a score of 37 pts off his 8 handicap. John scored 19 pts on his opening nine holes and 18 pts on his closing nine.

Only three players managed to score a “2″ at the weekend. Alan Magill got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Adam Hunniford and Karl Judt got their “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next week is the beginning of a 6 week Eclectic competition and those interested in participating please pay the entry fee through the Secretary’s office door.

All members are reminded that the annual prize night takes place on Friday 30th January in the Famous Grouse commencing at 8.00 p.m., a supper and entertainment will be provided.

Saturday 17th January 2009

Last weekends club stableford was played in very stormy conditions on Saturday, but despite the inclement weather some good scores were returned.

The winner was Keith Campbell with an excellent 42 pts off his 12 handicap. Keith shot 21 pts on each of his nines. The runner up was Tom Acheson with a score of 38 pts off 16. Tom scored 18 pts going out and 20 pts coming home, his better back nine pushing Neil Walker and Joel Kennedy out of the nett prizes as they also shot 38 pts.

Jonathan McNabb took the gross prize with a score of 79.

Only two players scored a “2″ at the weekend. Clive Currie and Adam Kerr both got their “2″ at the 15th hole.

There will be another stableford event next Saturday before the 6 week Eclectic competition begins the following week.

Saturday 3rd January 2009

Saturday’s Club stableford was played in reasonable conditions despite the underlying frozen ground and this was reflected in the scoring. Alan Magill was the winner with an excellent 43 pts off his 15 handicap. Alan scored 22 pts on his outward nine and 21 pts on his inward nine. The runner up was Neal Breen with another fine score of 42 pts off his 12 handicap. Neil scored 18 pts on his front nine holes and a superb 24 pts on his back nine holes. Alan Pedlow took the gross with a score of 77 off his 8 handicap, beating Jonny McNabb who had the same score off 8, due to a better back nine. Alan went out in 4 over par 41, returning home in 1 over par 36.

Four players scored a “2″ at the weekend. John Currie and James Cunningham both got their “2″‘s at the 11th hole. Aaron Caddell got his “2″ at the 13th hole and Pat Keegan got his “2″ at the 15th hole.

There will be an eclectic competition starting within the next few weeks and any players interested in playing please enter name on the entry sheet in the club room.

Saturday 27th December 2008

Last Saturday’s club stableford competition at Loughgall was played in arctic conditions by a hearty few. The winner with a very creditable 37 pts was 20 handicapper Kevin McCoy. Kevin scored 17 pts on his front nine and 20 pts on his back nine. Malachy Cullen was second with 34 pts, pushing Brian Teague out of the prizes due to his better back nine. Mal shot 15 pts going out and 19 pts coming home.

Only one player scored a “2″ with Pat McElmeel getting it at the 3rd hole.

20/12/2008 – Winter League Playoff Week 2

The final week of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League was finally played on Saturday after last weeks course closure.

Overall the team event was won by Neil Walker’s “Hackers ” with a two week total of 357 pts. Joel Kennedy’s ” Eagles ” finished second on 342 pts. The ” Birdies ” were third on 333 pts. The ” Bandits ” finished fourth with 315 pts.

The winners on playoff week 2 were Neil Walker’s ” Hackers ” after winning the final week with a score of 195 pts. Their best scores came from Ian Magill & Aaron Caddell ( both 41 pts ), Graham Moore ( 39 pts ), Ben McAllister ( 38 pts ) and Noel Holmes with 36 pts.

The second best team score of the final week came from the ” Birdies ” with 186 pts. Their best cards came from Brian Teague ( 41 pts ), Mal Cullen ( 38 pts ), Philip Leckey ( 37 pts ), Stephen Wilson and Neville Cornett both 35 pts.

In third place on the final week were the ” Eagles ” with 182 pts. Their best cards came from Alan McCartney ( 41 pts ), Stephen Mullan ( 37 pts ), Alan Magill & Brian McGuigan ( both 35 pts ), and Jonathan Cousins 34 pts.

The ” Bandits ” were last with 170 pts. Their best cards were returned from David Chadwick ( 42 pts ), Jason Wilson ( 37 pts ) and Kevin McCoy with 35 pts.

Eight players scored a “2″ at the weekend with Aaron Caddell getting two of them at the 5th and 15th holes. Richard Abbott got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Brian Teague got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Alan Pedlow, Stephen Wilson and Adam Hunniford all got a “2″ at the 11th hole. Neil Walker and Joel Kennedy got their “2″ at the 13th hole.

The individual event was tied with Aaron Caddell and Alan McCartney both scoring 77 pts over the two week play off. They both scored 36 pts on the first week and 41 pts each on the second week. In third place was Brian Nixon with 76 pts, who shot 38 pts on each of the two weeks.

The overall gross prize was won by David Chadwick who totalled 73 pts over his two weeks, scoring 31 pts on his first week, but a best card of the day 42 pts on the final week.

The best Juvenile card over the final two weeks came from Ben McAllister with a total of 74 pts. Ben scored 36 pts and 38 pts on his respective weeks play.

There will be a stableford competition next Saturday for those interested in keeping their swing in tune.

06/12/2008 – Winter League Playoff Week 1

The first week of the 2 week play stages of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League took place in extreme conditions on Saturday and this reflected in the scoring.

The leading team after the first week was the ” Hackers ” lead by Neil Walker. They returned a score of 162 pts, with Aaron Caddell and Ben McAllister ( both 36 pts ), Noel Holmes ( 31 pts ), Neil Walker ( 30 pts ) and Graham Moore ( 29 pts ) returning their best cards.

In second place on a tally of 160 pts was Joel Kennedy’s ” Eagles “. Their best cards came from Alan McCartney ( 36 pts ), Daniel Huey and Joel Kennedy ( both 33 pts ), Alan Magill & David McAdam ( both 29 pts ).

In third spot were the ” Birdies ” with a total of 147 pts. Their best cards came from Dessie Hughes with 33 pts, Philip Leckey 32 pts, Neville Cornett 28 pts and John Currie and Adam Kerr with 27 pts.

In fourth spot were the ” Bandits ” with 145 pts. Their best cards came from Pat Keegan ( 33 pts ), Keith Campbell & David Chadwick ( both 31 pts ) and Kevin McCoy with 29 pts.

The best individual score of the week came from Brian Nixon with 38 pts, three players are tied in second spot on 36 pts, Alan McCartney, Ben McAlister and Aaron Caddell.

Six players scored a “2″ , with Jonny McNabb, Aaron Caddell, Stephen Mullan and Neville Cornett all getting their “2″ at the 11th hole. Pat Keegan got his “2″ at the 13th hole. Alan McCartney was the other player to get a “2″, his coming at the 14th hole.

 

Winter League Finals Time Sheet for Saturday 6th December and 13th December 2008

08:08am John Allen Johnny McNabb Clive Currie Allan Pedlow
08:16am Neil Walker David Chadwick Joel Kennedy Kevin Keegan
08:24am Neil Cromwell Stephen Mullan Arron Caddell Karl Judt
08:32am Adam Hunniford Harry Clougher Jason Wilson Stephen Wilson
08:40am Brian McGuigan Pat Keegan Noel Holmes John Currie
08:48am Andrew Dunwoody Keith Campbell Phillip Lecky Harry Scott
08:56am Stephen Crowe Alan McCartney Barry Wallace Ian Magill
09:04am Brian Nixon Charlie Johnston Kevin McCoy Brian Teague
09:12am Alan Magill Dessie Hughes Adrian Faulkner Mal McHugh
09:20am Sean McKeever Jonathon Cousins Mal Cullen Neil Armstrong
09:28am David MacAdam Stephen Brown Graeme Moore Michael Connor
09:36am Daniel Huey Adam Kerr Jamie Wartley Ben McAllister
09:44am John McAnerney Adam Cromwell Tom Acheson Richard Abbott
09:52am James Cunningham Neville Cornett Chris White Cecil Brownlee
10:00am Keith Johnston Dennis Lavery Davy Coote James O’Hagan

29/11/2008 – Winter League Week 8 Results

The final weeks qualification of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League took place at the weekend with the top 4 teams going through to the final 2 week play off.

The best score of the week came from the ” Bandits ” with a total of 202 pts. Their best cards came from Jason Wilson ( 43 pts ), Keith Campbell and Dave Chadwick ( both 41 pts ), Stephen Brown ( 40 pts ) and Adrian Faulkner with 37 pts.

Second spot this week went to the ” Hackers ” with 193 pts. They were certainly helped by Graham Moore’s incredible 48 pts, their next best scores coming from Ben McAllister ( 38 pts ), Aaron Caddell ( 37 pts ) and Ian Magill and Noel Holmes both with 35 pts.

Third best team score of the week came from the ” Eagles ” with 190 pts. Their best cards came from Alan McArtney ( 40 pts ), Joel Kennedy ( 39 pts ), and Andrew Dunwoody and Alan Magill ( both 38 pts ).

Fourth spot went to the ” Birdies ” with 186 pts. The best scorers were John Currie ( 40 pts ), Kevin Keegan ( 39 pts ), and Brian Teague and Stephen Crowe ( both 36 pts ).

In fifth spot were the ” 19th Holers ” with 184 pts. there best cards came from Jonny McNabb with 39 pts, Cecil Brownlee and Brian Nixon both with 37 pts.

In last place were the ” Shankers ” with 156 pts. Their only decent card came from Harry Clougher with 42 pts.

Eight players scored a “2″ at the weekend, with Graham Moore getting two of them at the 11th and 15th holes. Keith Johnston got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Brian McGuigan, Neville Cornett and Keith Campbell all got their “2″ at the 11th hole. John Allen, Pat Keegan and Noel Holmes all achieved their “2″ at the 15th hole.

Overall The ” Eagles ” qualify top with 51 pts. The ” Birdies ” are second with 50 pts. In third spot are the ” Bandits ” with 49 pts. The ” Hackers ” are 4th with 47 pts. In fifth were the ” 19th Holers ” with 42 pts and the ” Shankers ” were a miserable last with 31 pts.

All players are reminded that the final two weeks will be played on a Saturday only. The time sheet draw is available in the club room for all participants.

22/11/2008 – Winter League Week 7 Results

Week 7 of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League was played in difficult weather conditions at the weekend, however this did not deter some good scoring.

The best score of the week came from the “ Bandits “ with a tally of 197 pts. Their best cards came from Stephen Brown and Jason Wilson ( both 43 pts ), Barry Wallace ( 38 pts ), Adrian Faulkner ( 37 pts ) and Keith Campbell with 36 pts.

Second best team score came from the “ Birdies “ with 194 pts. Their best cards came from Philip Leckey ( 40 pts ), Neil Cromwell and Kevin Keegan ( both 39 pts ), Brian Teague and Mal Cullen ( both 38 pts ).

Third best team score came from the “ 19th Holers “ with 183 pts. Their best cards came from Adam Hunniford ( 41 pts ), Cecil Brownlee ( 40 pts ) and Brian Nixon with 36 pts.

In fourth spot were the “ Hackers “ with 180 pts. Their best cards came from Alan Pedlow ( 40 pts ), Noel Holmes ( 38 pts ) and Ian Magill with 37 pts.

Fifth place went to the “ Eagles “ with 178 pts. David McAdam and Richard Abbott both scored 40 pts for their best cards.

In last place were the “ Shankers “ with 173 pts. Charlie Johnston had their best card with 40 pts.

Seven players scored a “ 2 “ with Adam Hunniford getting two of them at the 3rd and 13th holes. Noel Holmes got his “2” at the 3rd hole. Philip Leckey got his “2” at the 11th hole. Brian McGuigan, Richard Abbott, Mal Cullen and Kevin Keegan all got a “2” at the 15th hole.

Overall, after 7 weeks play the “ Birdies “ have joined the “Eagles “ at the top with 45 pts each. In third place are the “ Bandits “ with 41 pts. Fourth are the “ Hackers “ with 40 pts. The “ 19th Holers “ are in fifth spot with 38 pts and in last place the “ Shankers “ with 28 pts.

With only the top 4 teams qualifying for the final 2 weeks the battle is on for the final spots, with the top 2 teams safe.

15/11/2008 – Winter League Week 6 Results

Week 6 of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League resulted in The “ Eagles “ consolidating their position at the top with a best of the week 205 pts. Their best cards came from David McAdam ( 43 pts ), Andrew Dunwoody ( 42 pts ), Alan McCartney ( 41 pts ), Richard Abbott ( 40 pts ) and Stephen Mullan with 39 pts.

Second best score of the week came from the “ Birdies “ with a total of 198 pts. Their best cards came from Neville Cornett ( 48 pts ), Kevin Keegan and Brian Teague both 39 pts, Stephen Crowe and Neil Cromwell ( both 36 pts ).

The “ Hackers “ were 3rd with 189 pts. Their best cards  came from Aaron Caddell ( 41 pts ), Alan Pedlow ( 40 pts ) and Neil Walker with 39 pts.

Fourth best score of the week came from the “ Bandits “ with 185 pts. Their best scores came from Pat Keegan ( 40 pts ), Jason Wilson ( 39 pts ) and Dave Chadwick with 38 pts.

The “ 19th Holers “ were 5th with 184 pts. Their best cards came from John Allen ( 39 pts ), Jonny McNabb ( 38 pts ), Cecil Brownlee and Adam Hunniford both 37 pts.

In last place was the “ Shankers “ with 164 pts. Harry Clougher ( 38 pts ) and Karl Judt ( 36 pts ) had their best cards.

An incredible 14 players scored a “2” at the weekend. Cecil Brownlee, Neil Walker, Mal Cullen and Aaaron Caddell all got their “2” at the 3rd hole. Brian Nixon, Stephen Mullan, Harry Clougher, Keith Campbell and Neil Cromwell all got their “2” at the 11th hole. Andrew Dunwoody, John Allen and David McAdam all got a “2” at the 13th hole. Jonny McNabb got his “2” at the par 4 14th hole. Brian Teague got his “2” at the 15th hole.

So after 6 weeks play the “ Eagles “ lead on 41 pts. In second spot are the “ Birdies “ with 38 pts. Third place goes to the “ Hackers “ with 35 pts. In 4th place are the “ Bandits “ with 33 pts. The “ 19th Holers “ are in 5th place on 32 pts and last and out of the reckoning are the “ Shankers “ with 25 pts.

08/11/2008 – Winter League Week 5 Results

Week 5 of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League at Loughgall saw John Allen’s ” 19th Holers ” produce the best team score for the second week in a row with a total of 191 pts.

Their best cards came from Adam Hunniford, Jonny McNabb and Cecil Brownlee all with 39 pts. Brian Nixon ( 38 pts ) and John Allen with 36 pts were the other cards to count.

Second best team score of the week came from the ” Birdies ” with 188 pts. Their best cards came from Neil Cromwell ( 40 pts ), Stephen Wilson & Mal Cullen ( both 38 pts ) and John Currie with 37 pts.

Third best score cam from the ” Eagles ” with 187 pts. Their best scorers were Alan McCartney ( 39 pts ), Joel Kennedy and David McAdam ( both 38 pts ) and Stephen Mullan with 37 pts.

In 4th spot this week were the ” Shankers ” with 185 pts. Harry Clougher, Charlie Johnston and Karl Judt all scored 39 pts, with Harry Scott contributing with 35 pts.

In 5th place were the ” Hackers ” with 177 pts. Their best cards came from Alan Pedlow ( 41 pts ), Ben McAllister ( 38 pts ) and Neil Walker with 36 pts.

In last spot this week were the ” Bandits ” with 171 pts. Their best cards came from Pat Keegan ( 37 pts ) and Keith Campbell with 36 pts.

Six players scored a “2″ at the weekend with Stephen Mullan getting a pair at the 5th and 11th holes. Alan Pedlow achieved his “2″ at the 3rd hole. David McAdam, Dessie Hughes and Keith Campbell all got their “2″ at the 5th hole. Neil Cromwell was the other player to get a “2″, his coming at the 13th hole.

So after 5 weeks play the ” Eagles ” continue to lead on 33 pts. In second place are the ” Birdies ” on 31 pts. Third are the ” Hackers ” on 29 pts. Joint 4th are the ” Bandits ” and the ” 19th Holers ” on 28 pts. Bringing up the rear are the ” Shankers ” with 22 pts.

With only 4 teams qualifying for the final 2 weeks, the event is still wide open and team Captain’s would encourage all members to turn out and mark a card.

01/11/2008 – Winter League Week 4 Results

Week 4 of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League saw “ The Eagles “ maintain their top spot despite only having the 5th best team score of the week.

The leading team this week was Dave Chadwick’s “ Bandits “ with a total of 197 pts. Their best cards came from Stephen Brown ( 46 pts ), Jason Wilson ( 40 pts ), David Chadwick ( 39 pts ) and Kevin Mccoy with 37 pts.

Second spot went to Neil walker’s “ Hackers “ with a tally of 194 pts. Their best cards came from Alan Pedlow ( 43 pts ), Graham Moore ( 39 pts ), Ben McAllister and Noel Holmes both 38 pts.

Third best score came from the “ Birdies “ with a total of 187 pts. Their best cards came from John Currie ( 39 pts ), Philip Leckey and Dessie Hughes both with 38 pts and Kevin Keegan & Adam Kerr both 36 pts.

4th spot went to John Allen’s “ 19th Holers “ with a total of 186 pts. Jonny McNabb ( 40 pts ), John Allen ( 38 pts ), Adam Hunniford ( 37 pts ) and Cecil Brownlee with 36 pts.

Fifth spot went to the current leaders the “ Eagles “ with 185 pts. Their best cards came from Alan McCartney ( 44 pts ) and Andrew Dunwoody with 37 pts.

Still in last place are the “ Shankers “ with a tally of 175 pts. Their best cards came from Charlie Johnston ( 43 pts ) and Harry Clougher with 36 pts.

Only five players got a “2” at the weekend, with Neil Walker, Keith Johnston and Neil Cromwell all getting their “2” at the 5th hole. Aaron Caddell got his “2” at the 13th hole. Stephen Brown got his “2” at the 15th hole.

After 4 weeks play the “ Eagles “ still lead with a total of 27 pts. Joint second are the “ Hackers “ and the “ Bandits “ on 25 pts. In 4th place are the “ Birdies “ with 24 pts. The “ 19th Holers “ are 5th with 20 pts. The “ Shankers “ are in last place with 17 pts.

25/10/2008 – Winter League Week 3 Results

Week 3 of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League was played in difficult conditions, however there were still some excellent scores returned.

The best team score of week 3 came from the bottom team “ 19th Holers “ who returned a collective best score of 193 pts. Their best cards came from Adam Hunniford and Brian Nixon Jr. ( both 41 pts ), John Allen 40 pts and Keith Johnston 37 pts.

Joint second this week were “ The Eagles “ and “ The Hackers “ both on a total of 185 pts. Best cards for the “ Eagles “ came from Andrew Dunwoody ( 40 pts ), Jonathan Cousins ( 39 pts ) , Joel Kennedy and Stephen Mullan both with 36 pts. The “ Hackers “ best scores came from Aaron Caddell ( 39 pts ), Graham Moore, Neil Walker and Noel Holmes all with 37 pts.

“ The Birdies “ were 3rd with a total of 183 pts. Team Captain Kevin Keegan had their best card with 42 pts, followed by Brian Teague ( 38 pts ), and John Currie 37 pts.

In joint last place were “ The Bandits “ and “ The Shankers “ with a total of 172 pts. “ The Bandits “ best cards came from Jason Wilson with 38 pts, Adrian Faulkner with 36 pts and Stephen Brown with 35 pts. “ The Shankers “ best cards came from Karl Judt ( 40 pts ), Harry Clougher and Charlie Johnston both with 38 pts.

Only five golfers got a “2” with Brian Nixon Jr. Getting a pair of them at the 11th and 15th holes. David McAdam and Stephen Mullan both got their “2” at the 3rd hole. Brian Teague got his “2” at the 11th hole. Alan McCartney got his “2” at the par 4 14th hole.

After 3 weeks play in the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League “ The Eagles “ maintain top spot with a total of 23 pts. In joint second place are “ The Hackers “ and “ The Birdies “ with 18 pts. In 4th place are “ The Bandits “ with 17 pts. Moving off the bottom are “ The 19th Holers “ with 15 pts. “ The Shankers “ are in last place on 14 pts.

All captains would urge there team to get out and mark each week.

18/10/2008 – Winter League Week 2 Results

The second week of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League at Loughgall again produced some fine scores at the weekend.

The best team score of the week again came from ” The Eagles” with a total of 206 pts. Their best scores came from Andrew Dunwoody and Alan McCartney ( both 42 pts ), Richard Abbott and Alan Magill ( both 41 pts ) and Daniel Huey 40 pts.

Second spot went to ” The Bandits” with a tally of 200 pts. Their best cards came from Jason Wilson ( 43 pts ), Barry Wallace ( 42 pts ), Dave Chadwick, Stephen Brown ( both 39 pts ) and Sean McKeever ( 37 pts ).

Third place went to ” The Birdies” with a score of 194 pts. Their best cards came from Philip Leckey ( 41 pts ), Neil Cromwell ( 40 pts ), John Currie & Dessie Hughes ( both 38 pts ) and Stephen Wilson (37 pts).

Fourth spot went to “The Shankers” with a score of 179 pts. Charlie Johnston returned their best card with 40 pts, David Coote had 38 pts and Karl Judt 36 pts.

In joint fifth place were “The 19th Holers” and “The Hackers” with a score of 176 pts. John Allen, Jonny McNabb ( both 37 pts ) and Brian Nixon Jr. ( 36 pts) had their best scores.

“The Hackers” best cards came from Alan Pedlow ( 40pts ), Neil Walker ( 39 pts ) and Ben McAllister with 37 pts.

Four Players scored a “2″ at the weekend with Neil Walker getting two of them at the 5th & 13th holes. Philip Leckey also got a pair of “2″‘s at the 11th and 15th holes. John Currie and Neil Cromwell both got a “2″ at the 15th hole.

After 2 weeks play “The Eagles” are out in front with a maximum 16 pts. “TheBandits” and “The Birdies” are tied second on 12 pts. “The Hackers” are 4th with 11 pts. ” The Shankers” are 5th on 9 pts and “The 19th Holers” are bringing up the rear on 7 pts.

11/10/2008 – Winter League Week 1 Results

Last week saw the start of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League and with most players marking on Saturday and Sunday the scoring was always going to be good.

The leaders after week 1 were Joel Kennedy’s ” Eagles ” who returned a best 5 card total of 199 pts. There best cards came from Daniel Huey and Alan McCartney, both with 42 pts. Jonathan Cousins ( 41 pts ), Joel Kennedy and Brian McGuigan both 37 pts.

Second spot was taken by Neil Walker’s ” Hackers ” who scored 198 pts. There best cards came from Ben McCallister ( 44 pts ), Graham Moore ( 41 pts ), Alan Pedlow ( 39 pts ), Noel Holmes ( 38 pts ) and Ian Magill 36 pts.

In third place with a total of 189 pts were Dave Chadwick’s ” Bandits “. There best cards came from Jason Wilson with 41 pts, Sean McKeever ( 39 pts ), Pat Keegan ( 38 pts ) and Keith Campbell 37 pts.

Fourth place went to Karl Judt’s ” Shankers ” with a total of 187 pts. There best cards came from Charlie Johnston with 42 pts, Harry Clougher with 40 pts, Jim Hewitt and Karl Judt both 37 pts.

Fifth spot went to Kevin Keegan’s ” Birdies ” with a total of 185 pts. Kevin’s best scorers were Stephen Wilson with 41 pts, Neil Cromwell 39 pts and Dessie Hughes with 36 pts.

John Allen’s ” 19th Holers ” bring up the rear with 184 pts. John’s best scores came from Cecil Brownlee and Neil Armstrong both 39 pts, Jonny McNabb 38 pts and Brian Nixon Jr. with 36 pts.

The scoring was very tight after week 1 with only one point separating a few teams so all Captains would urge there players to try and turn out every week as all the teams seem pretty evenly matched.

Eight players got a “2″ at the weekend with Neil Walker ( 11th & 15th ) and Aaron Caddell ( 5th & 15th ) getting two each. Adam Kerr got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Ian Magill and Jason Wilson both got their “2″ at the 11th hole. Pat Keegan got his at the par 4 14th hole. John Currie got his “2″ at the 15th hole.

04/10/2008 – Club Stableford Results

The club stableford played at Loughgall was played in mixed conditions, with the early starters getting the better of the weather. The winner was David McCrory who shot a tremendous 44 pts off his 13 handicap. David went out in 2 over par 39 for 23 pts on his front nine and came home in 38 for 21 pts on his back nine. Second place went to Alan Pedlow with a score of 41 pts off his 8 handicap. Alan scored 20 pts on his opening nine and 21 pts on his closing nine to finish runner up. Third place went to Dessie Hughes who shot 40 pts off his 18 handicap. Dessie scored 15 pts on his front nine and 25 pts on his back nine.

The gross prize went to Kenny Kerr with a score of 77 off his 9 handicap. The 0-12 section prize was won by John Currie with 39 pts and the 13-28 section prize went to James O’Hagan with 40 pts. The Juvenile winner was Adam Kerr with 36 pts.

Six players scored a “2″, with Rodney Clarke getting two of them at the 11th and 14th holes. Jonny McNabb got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. John Currie got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Johnathan Cousins and Harry Clougher got their “2″‘s at the 13th hole. Kevin McCoy got his “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next week sees the start of the Armagh Potato Company Ltd sponsored Winter League and players can mark from Monday to Sunday each week.

27/09/2008 – Club Stableford Results

The club stableford competition played on Saturday took place in excellent weather conditions and despite a course set up to favour the longer hitters there were some excellent scores. The winner was Alan McCartney with an excellent 41 pts off his 16 handicap. Alan scored 22 pts going out and 19 pts coming home. Second place went to Neil Walker who shot 40 pts off his 10 handicap. Neil scored 20 pts on each of his nines. Third place went to Andrew Dunwoody with a score of 39 pts off 12. Andrew scored only 16 pts on his front nine but came home with a fantastic 23 pts on his back nine.

The gross prize went to 8 handicapper Harry Clougher with a score of 77. The 0-12 section prize was won by Keith Campbell with a score of 39 pts and the 13-28 section prize was won by Cecil Brownlee with a score of 38 pts.

Ben McAllister took the juvenile prize with 39 pts.

Only 6 players scored a “2″ at the weekend with Neil Walker getting two of them at the 5th and 15th holes. Shane O’Neill got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Jonny McNabb and Ciaran Kelly both got their “2″ at the 11th hole. Nicholas Salley got his “2″ at the 13th hole and Dessie Hughes got his at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event will be another stableford event with the Winter League starting on the 6th October, so any late entrants please pay your entrance fee at reception.

20/09/2008 – Traynors Motor Spares Sponsored Stableford Results

The Traynors Motor Spares sponsored stableford was played on Saturday in beautiful weather conditions and attracted a good entry.

The winner was 12 handicapper Neil Breen with an excellent score of 42 pts. Neil scored 18 pts on the more difficult front nine and 24 pts on the easier back nine to win his first senior event. Second place went to Neil Cromwell with a fine score of 39 pts off his 3 handicap. Neil went round in level par 72, scoring 18 pts on his outward nine and 21 pts on his homeward nine to take the runner up spot. Third place went to Walter Beattie with a score of 38 pts off 12. Walter scored 17 pts and 21 pts for his respective nines. Fourth place went to Neil Walker with 36 pts off 10.

The gross prize went to Dave Chadwick, last weeks winner with a score of 78.

The 0-12 section prize went to Kenny Kerr with 36 pts and the 13-28 section prize went to David McAdam also with a score of 36 pts.

The front nine prize went to Adrian Faulkner with 19 pts and the back nine prize to Stephen Crowe with 22 pts.

The Juvenile winner was Ben McAllister with a score of 36 pts off his 21 handicap.

Ten Players scored a “2″ at the weekend with five of them coming at the 15th hole from Neil Breen, Thomas Cartmill, Alan Mills, John Morrison and Daniel Huey. Kenny Kerr got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Alan Pedlow, Nigel McCorry and Neil Cromwell all got a “2″ at the 13th hole. Ciaran Kelly got his “2″ at the par 4 14th hole.

Next weeks event will be a club stableford, with Winter League starting the following week.

All members interested in the Winter League can pay their entrance fee at reception.

13/09/2008 – Trustees Stableford Results

The Trustees sponsored stableford competition was played at Loughgall on Saturday in terrific weather and one player certainly enjoyed the sunshine.

David Chadwick playing off 9 shot 43 pts to win by the proverbial “country mile”. He played the course in only 2 over par 74, scoring 22 pts on his front nine and 21 pts on his back nine. Second spot went to Joel Kennedy with a fine 40 pts off his 14 handicap. Joel scored 20 pts on both of his nines to take the runner up spot. Third place went to Dessie Hughes with a score of 39 pts off his 18 handicap. Dessie scored 16 pts on his opening nine and 23 pts on his closing nine.

The gross prize was won by Neil Walker. The 0-12 section went to Alan Pedlow with a score of 37 pts and the 13-28 section prize went to James O’Hagan with a score of 37 pts as well.

Jamie Wortley took the Juvenile prize with a score of 34 pts.

Seven players scored a “2″ at the weekend with two of them getting a pair of them. Joel Kennedy got his at the 5th and 11th holes and David McCrory got his “2″‘s at the 3rd and 5th holes. Stephen Mills got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Alan Parr got a “2″ at the 11th hole. Philip Leckey got his “2″ at the 13th hole. Kenny Kerr and Dessie Hughes got their “2″‘s at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Traynor’s Motor Spares and will be a stableford competition.

01/09/2008 – Past Captains Cup Results

The Past Captain’s Cup was held at Loughgall on Saturday and there was a very good entry for the event.

The winner with a super score of 43 pts was Brian Teague, playing off a 16 handicap. Brian scored an excellent 20 pts on his front nine and an even better 23 pts on his back nine to win by a couple of shots. Second place went to Jason Wilson who shot 41 pts off 12. Jason scored 18 pts going out and 23 pts coming home. Third place went to Jonathan McNabb with an excellent 40 pts off his 8 handicap. Jonny scored 19 pts and 21 pts for his respective nines. Fourth place went to Stephen Mills who scored 39 pts off 14. Stephen scored 17 pts on his front nine and 22 pts on his back nine.

The gross prize went to Neil Cromwell who scored 75 ( three over par ) off his 3 handicap. Neil played the more difficult front nine in level par 37, but could only manage to play the easier back nine in 3 over par 38.

The 0-12 section prize went to Keith Campbell with a score of 39 pts off 12 and the 13-28 section went to Philip Leckey who also scored 39 pts off his 14 handicap. The front nine prize went to Jonny Lockhart with 19 pts and the back nine prize to Drew Magee with a score of 22 pts.

The Juvenile winner was Daniel Huey with a score of 36 pts off his 15 handicap.

Only two players managed to score a “2″ at the weekend, club Captain Sean McKeever at the 3rd hole and Neil Walker at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is the Community Cup which is a charitable team event of four player teams. The entry fee is £15.00 per man with the proceeeds going to charity. There will be a barbeque at the football pavillion on completion of the competition. Tee times can be booked through Cecil Brownlee on 07802446664.

23/08/2008 – Bank of Ireland Stroke Results

The Bank of Ireland sponsored stroke competition attracted a good entry on Saturday, despite blustery and wet conditions. The winner with a score of 67 nett was Jason Wilson playing off 12. Jason played his front nine in 41 shots and his back nine in 38 strokes to win his first ever event. Second place went to Jonathan Cousins who returned a score of 68 nett off his 22 handicap. Jonathan scored 34.0 nett on both of his nines to take the runner up spot. Third place went to Richard Wright with a score of 70 nett off his 13 handicap. Fourth place went to Keith Campbell with a score of 71.0 nett off his 12 handicap.

The gross prize went to Norman Weir who went round in 76 shots in only his second outing of the year.

The 0-12 section prize went to John Allen with a score of 73 nett and the 13-28 section prize went to Alan Magill with a score of 72.0 nett. The front nine prize was won by Spencer Lawson and the back nine prize by Roy McCrea.

The Juvenile winner was Adam Kerr with a nett 72 off 25.

Nine players got a “2″ at the weekend with two players getting two of them. Roy McCrea got his brace at the 13th & 15th holes. Alan McCartney got his brace at the 11th & 15th holes. Spencer Lawson, Richard Wright, Gary Joyce and Ciaran Kelly all got a “2″ at the 3rd hole. John Currie got his “2″ at the 11th hole. Stephen McAuley and Adam Kerr got their “2″‘s at the 13th hole.

Next weeks event is the Past Captain’s Cup and will be a stableford event.

16/08/2008 – Club Stableford Results

The club stableford competition was played in atrocious weather conditions at the weekend and this curtailed the entry.

The winner was Jonathan McNabb with an excellent 41 pts off his 8 handicap. Jonny played the course in 75 shots, only 3 over par, scoring 20 pts on his outward nine and 21 pts on his inward nine. Second spot went to Jonathan Cousins who scored 37 pts off his 22 handicap. Jonathan scored 14 pts going out and a terrific 23 pts coming home. Third place went to Ian Magill with a score of 36 pts off his 18 handicap. Ian scored 16 pts and 20 pts for his respective nines.

The 0-12c section went to Stephen Crowe with a score of 36 pts and the 13 -28 section prize went to Graham Buckley with a score of 32 pts.

The juvenile winner was Jamie Wortley with a score of 37 pts off 14.

Only 3 players scored a “2″ at the weekend with Stephen Mullan getting his at the 11th hole. Philip McCoy and Seamus Golding got their “2″‘s at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Bank of Ireland and is a stroke competition.

09/08/2008 – Shelbourne Motors Stroke Results

The Shelbourne Motors sponsored stroke competition was played in heavy showers on Saturday and this was reflected in the scoring. The winner was Adam Hunniford with a round of 69 nett off his 11 handicap. Adam went out in 37.5 nett and came home in 31.5 nett to win the event.

Aaron Caddell was second with the same score as Adam a 69 nett off his 12 handicap, but lost out on count back to Adam. Aaron scored 35.0 nett on his opening nine and 34.0 nett on his closing nine.

Third spot went to John Tate with a score of 70 nett off his 19 handicap. John scored 41.5 nett and 29.5 nett for his respective nines.

The gross prize was won by Harry Clougher. The 0-12 section prize went to Noel Holmes with a score of 71 nett and the back 13-28 section prize to Alan Mills with a score of 71 nett as well. The front nine prize was won by Robert Burden with a score of 36.5 nett and the back nine prize was won by Mark Gilpin with a score of 30.5 nett.

The juvenile winner was Graeme Currie with a score of 60 nett. Graeme scored 30 nett on both nines.

Only five players managed to score a “2″ at the weekend with Stephen Mullan getting his “2″ at the 5th hole. Mark Gilpin and Noel Holmes got their “2″‘s at the 11th hole. Harry Clougher and Daniel Huey got their “2″‘s at the par 4 14th hole.

Next weeks event is a club stableford.

 

02/08/2008 – Captains Day Results

There was an excellent entry for Sean McKeever’s Captain’s Day on Saturday at Loughgall and despite heavy showers and difficult pin positions some players managed to master the course.

The winner with an excellent score of 41 pts off his 11 handicap was 60 year old Neil Walker. Neil last won Captain’s Day 44 years ago at Tandragee. Neil played his front nine in a fantastic 1 over par for 23 pts, but due mainly to some terribly difficult pins on the usually easier back nine, he could only manage 18 pts. His score was still good enough to win the main prize and most members were delighted for him as he has played in virtually all competitions throughout the year and played in various club teams.

Derek Wallace playing off 22 was the runner up with a fine score of 40 pts. Derek scored 22 pts on his outward nine and 18 pts on his inward nine. Third place went to Jason Wilson who scored 39 pts off his 12 handicap. Jason scored 17 pts on his front nine and 22 pts on his back nine to take third spot. Fourth place went to 9 handicapper Dave Chadwick who also scored 39 pts but lost out on count back to Jason. Dave scored 19 pts and 20 pts for his respective nines.

The gross prize winner was young David Gillespie who shot a great score of 76, only 4 over par on a course that was set up very difficult. David went out 4 over par 41, but played the back nine in level par 35. The highlight for David was an eagle at the par 5 18th hole. Pat Keegan took the front nine prize with a score of 22 pts and Gary Joyce took the back nine prize also with 22 pts.

The longest drive prize was won by Keith Johnston and the nearest the pin prize went to Adam Hunniford. Barry Rayner took the prize for nearest the Captain’s Drive.

The Juvenile winner was Ben McAllister with a fantastic 43 pts off his 23 handicap. Ben covered his front nine in a great 24 pts and came home with 19 pts on his back nine. Runner up in the Juvenile section was Gareth Strain who scored 40 pts off his 19 handicap. Gareth scored 20 pts on each of his nines to get among the prizes.

The Past Captain’s prize went to Kevin Keegan who returned a score of 36 pts.

A number of ladies also took part, playing only 9 holes for their prize, The popular winner was Loughgall Country Park receptionist Heather Lucas who scored a fine 21 pts.

Sean had quite a large visitors section and the main prize winner was his nephew Jarleth McKeever who shot a very respectable 38 pts off 9. Jarleth scored 21 pts going out and 17 pts coming home. Jarleth also picked up the visitors longest drive prize and nearest the pin prize.

Second spot went to Sean Meenan with a score of 36 pts and third place went to Paul Maguire with a score of 35 pts.

The evening function was held in The Famous Grouse and a superb evening was had by all attendees. The club would like to thank Sean and his wife Kate for an excellent day and some fabulous prizes. Also a special thanks to Charlie McKeever for sponsoring the hospitality tent at the 10th hole and also Laura Keegan for looking after it.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Shelbourne Motors and will be a stroke event.

Finally both the Ulster Fourball team and the Ronan Rafferty team are out of this years competition at the quarter final stage.

26/07/2008 – Linkni.com Sponsored Stableford Results

The LinkNI.com sponsored stableford competition was played in absolutely beautiful conditions on Saturday.

One player, John Allen playing off 9 shot a fantastic 44 pts. John had one of those days when he could do little wrong, covering the course in 1 over par 73. He went out in level par 37 for 23 pts on his front nine and came home in 1 over par 36 for 21 pts on his back nine. John loses a shot and will play off 8 in next weeks Captain’s Day. The runners up spot went to Neil Walker who scored 41 pts off 11. Neil scored 16 pts on his outward nine and a huge 25 pts on his inward nine. Third place went to Charlie Johnston who scored 40 pts off his 19 handicap. Charlie scored 16 pts going out and 24 pts coming home for third place. Eddie Millar was fourth with 40 pts as well off his 16 handicap. Eddie scored 19 pts and 21 pts for his respective nines.

The gross prize went to Stephen Mullan who shot a five over 77 off his 8 handicap. Stephen went out in 1 over 38 but could only cover the back nine in 4 over 39.

The 0-12 section prize went to Noel Holmes with a score of 39 pts and the 13-28 section prize went to Graham Buckley with a score of 40 pts. The front nine prize went to club captain Sean McKeever with a fine 22 pts and the back nine prize went to Neville Cornett with a score of 26 pts.

The Juvenile winner was Michael Connor with an excellent 45 pts off his 28 handicap. Michael scored 22 pts and 23 pts on his respective nines.

Fourteen “2″‘s were scored in the benign conditions on Saturday. Dave Chadwick got his “2″ at the par 4 2nd hole. John Allen got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Daniel Magill and Sean McKeever got their “2″ at the 5th hole. Stephen Mullen and Philip McCoy got their “2″‘s at the 11th hole. Eddie Millar got his “2″ at the 13th hole. Neville Cornett, Paul Lavery, Mal Cullen, Pat McElmeel, Gareth Strain, Stephen Mills and Karl Duke all got a “2″ at the 15th hole.

Congratulations to Keith Johnston, Graham Moore and John Allen who all qualified at Loughgall on Sunday to represent the club at the National Public Links finals at St. Andrews in September.

Dennis Lavery’s Ronan Rafferty juvenile team defeated Ardglass by the margin of 12.5 pts to 7.5 pts at Loughgall on Saturday. Philip McCoy and Jonathan Hewitt both collected the full 4 pts from their games. Daniel Huey got 3.5 pts from his match. Ben McAllister and Paul Nixon both got a .5 pt from their match. The return leg is next Tuesday.

Next weekend is Sean McKeever’s Captain’s Day and already the time sheets are nearly filled up. A few spaces are still available and late entrants should contact Cecil Brownlee for a slot on 07802446664. The evening function will be held in The Famous Grouse commencing at 8.00 p.m. and any members bringing guests must purchase a ticket at the starters hut on Saturday.

19/07/2008 – First Trust Stableford Results

The First Trust bank sponsored stableford competition was played in difficult windy conditions on Saturday and this reflected in the scoring apart from one player. Alan Pedlow playing off 11 shot a massive 44 pts to win by the proverbial country mile. Alan scored 21 pts on his front nine and 23 pts on his back nine. He loses a shot and will be off 10 next week. Second place went to Eddie Millar who scored 39 pts off his 17 handicap. Eddie scored 21 pts going out and 18 pts coming home to take the runners up spot. Third place went to Jim Hewitt who scored 38 pts off 12. Jim scored 18 pts and 20 pts for his respective nines. Victor Hewitt was fourth with a score of 36 pts off his 18 handicap. Victor scored only 13 pts on his opening nine but came home with a tremendous 23 pts on his back nine.

The gross prize went to recently joined member Ciaran Kelly who shot a 77 off his 7 handicap.

The 0-12 section prize went to Harry Clougher with a score of 36 pts and the 13-28 section prize was won by James Cunningham who also scored 36 pts. Adrian Faulkner took the front nine prize with 19 pts and Mark Gilpin took the back nine prize with a score of 21 pts.

Ten players scored a “2″ at the weekend, but pride of place goes to Jackson Ruddock who has just joined the club and playing in his first competition he scored a hole in 1 at the 13th hole on Saturday. Jonathan Hewitt and Stephen Crowe got their “2″‘s at the 11th hole. David Chadwick, James Cunnningham, Stephen McCauley, Robert Burden and Barry Rayner all got a “2″ at the 13th hole. Paul Lavery, Andrew Dunwoody and Kenny Kerr got their “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by LinkNI.com and will be a stableford competition.

The Ulster Fourball team won the first leg of their quarter final against Castleblaney on Sunday by 3.5 pts to 1.5 pts. The opening pair of Alan McCartney and Seamus Golding won their match by 2 & 1. Mal Cullen and Raymond Henry won their game by 3 & 2. Charlie Johnston and Dessie Hughes won their game by 1 hole. Adrian Faulkner and Cecil Brownlee battled back to get a great halve after being 2 down with 3 holes to play. The return leg is Friday week at Castleblaney.

05/07/2008 – Norman Weir Sponsored Stroke Results

The Norman Weir sponsored stroke competition was played in much more difficult weather conditions than has been the norm of late. The winner with a fine score of 65 nett was 14 handicapper Joel Kennedy. Joel scored 33.0 nett for his outward nine and 32.0 nett for his inward nine. Runner up was Ian Magill with a score of 68 nett off his 18 handicap. Ian scored 37.0 going out and 31.0 nett coming home. Third place went to Kevin Keegan who also scored 68 nett off his 17 handicap. Kevin scored 35.5 nett and 32.5 nett for his respective nines. Fourth spot went to Adrian Faulkner who scored 69 nett off 17. Adrian shot 39.5 nett on his front nine and 29.5 nett on his back nine.

The gross prize was won by David Chadwick with a fine score of 76 off his 9 handicap. David went out in 3 over par 40 for his opening nine and returned home in 1 over par 36 for his back nine.

The 0-12 section prize went to Adam Hunniford with a score of 69 nett and the 13-28 section prize went to Dessie Hughes with a score of 70 nett. The front nine prize went to Aaron Caddell with a score of 34.0 nett and the back nine prize went to Walter Beattie with a score of 29.0 nett.

Adam Kerr took the Juvenile prize with a score of 70 nett off his 25 handicap.

Ten players scored a “2″ at the weekend with David Chadwick getting two of them at the 11th & 13th holes. Dessie Hughes got a “2″ at the par 4 second hole. Stephen Mullan got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Clive Currie, Joel Kennedy and Nigel McCorry all got their “2″‘s at the 5th hole. Harry Clougher got his “2″ at the 11th hole. Alan McCartney got his “2″ at the 14th hole. Jonny McNabb and Adam Kerr got the other “2″‘s at the 15th hole.

There will be a club stableford next weekend for those who are not away on holidays.

Dennis Lavery’s Ronan Rafferty team are through to the next round after defeating Omagh in the return leg at Omagh on Friday. They defeated Omagh by 12.5 pts to 7.5 pts in the away leg. Jonathan Hewitt was the biggest winner taking all 4 pts from his game. Daniel Huey got 3.5 pts from his match. Ben McAllister got 3 pts from his game. Philip McCoy and Paul Nixon both got 1 pt each from their matches.

28/06/2008 – Gaffney Estate Agent Stableford Results

The Gaffney Estate Agent sponsored stableford played on Saturday attracted an excellent entry and the good weather was reflected in the scoring. The winner was Barry Rayner who shot a super 45 pts off his 16 handicap. Barry scored 22 pts on the more difficult front nine and 23 pts on his back nine. Barry loses a couple of shots for his fine score.

Second place went to James Crawford who shot 44 pts off his 20 handicap. James scored 22 pts on both of his nines to take the runners up spot.

Third place went to Barry Wallace who scored 42 pts off his 17 handicap. Barry scored 19 pts going out and 23 pts coming home. Fourth place went to John Currie with a score of 41 pts off his 11 handicap. John scored 20 pts and 21 pts for his respective nines.

The gross prize went to Neil Cromwell with a score of 76 off his 3 handicap. The 0-12 section prize was won by Stephen Mullan with a fine 41 pts off 9. The 13-28 section prize went to Stephen Graham who also scored 41 pts off his 13 handicap. The front nine prize went to Albert Mulligan with 21 pts and the back nine prize went to Willie Young with 22 pts.

Well done to young Jonathan Hewitt who picked up the Juvenile prize with a fantastic 48 points (1 over).

Seven players scored a “2″ at the weekend with John Currie and James Crawford both getting their “2″ at the 5th hole. Jonny McNabb, Craig Fyffe and Paul Lyness all got a “2″ at the 11th hole. Seamus Golding got his “2″ at the 14th hole. Alan Pedlow got his “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Norman Weir and is a stroke play event.

The Ulster Fourball Team were in action again on Sunday when they travelled to Edenmore. The had a fantastic result winning away from home by 3 matches to 2. Alan Magill and Dessie Hughes won their match by the margin of 6 & 5. Adrian Faulkner and Cecil Brownlee won their game by 3 & 1 and Charlie Johnston and Ian Magill took their match by 1 up. The return leg is next Sunday at Loughgall.

21/06/2008 – Edenderry Golf Society Stableford Results

The Edenderry Golf Society sponsored stableford played at Loughgall on Saturday took place in dreadful weather conditions; however this did not stop a good entry or deter some good scoring. The winner was 13 handicapper Andrew Dunwoody with a score of 42 pts. Andrew just pipped Darren McAlister who had the same score courtesy of a better back nine. Andrew scored 19 pts for his front nine holes and 23 pts for his back nine holes. Darren playing off 19, scored 20 pts and 22 pts for his respective nines. Third spot went to Pat Keegan who shot 41 pts off his 12 handicap. Pat scored 20 pts going out and 21 pts coming home. Fourth spot went Robert Burden who scored 41 pts off his 25 handicap. Robert scored 21 pts on his outgoing nine and 20 pts for his incoming nine.

The gross prize went to John Currie with a score of 79. The 0-12 section prize went to Adam Hunniford with a score of 37 pts and the 13-28 section prize went to Stephen O’Connor with a score of 40 pts. Eamon Gorman took the front nine prize with 21 pts and Raymond Henry took the back nine prize with 23 pts.

The Juvenile winner was Craig Fyffe with a score of 35 pts off his 19 handicap.

Seven players scored a “2” at the weekend with Malachy McHugh and Richard Abbott getting their’s at the 3rd hole. Brian Teague and Thomas Cartmill got their “2” at the 11th hole. Raymond Henry got his “2” at the 13th hole. Nicholas Salley got his “2” at the 15th hole and Jonny McNabb got his “2” at the par 4 16th hole.

Next weeks competition is sponsored by Gaffney Estate Agents and is a stableford event.

The Sam Rutherford team were beaten in the return leg at Ringdufferin on Sunday despite putting up a good fight. Stephen Wilson and Karl Judt were their only winners winning their match by 5 holes. John Allen and Harry Clougher halved their game. Paul Lyness and Stephen Mullen were unlucky to lose by one hole.

The Junior Cowdy team are also out of this year’s competition losing at Tandragee on Saturday by 3.5 pts to .5 pts. Charlie Johnston and Graham Moore got the halve point in their game. Tandragee went through by 4.5 to 3.5 overall.

The Ronan Rafferty team won by 11 pts to 9 pts in the first leg at Omagh on Saturday. Daniel Huey and Philip McCoy both got 4 pts each from their matches. Ben McAllister, Jonathan Hewitt and Paul Nixon all got 1 pt from their games.

14/06/2008 – Jewellery by Van Scoy Stroke Results

The Jewellery by Van Scoy sponsored stroke competition was played on Saturday in excellent weather conditions and the scoring reflected that. The winner with a fantastic score of 62 nett was 18 handicapper Gary Joyce. Gary went round in 80 gross scoring 33.0 nett on his front nine and 29.0 nett on his back nine to win the event by a shot. Stephen Wilson was second with a score of 63 nett off his 10 handicap. Stephen played some tremendous golf covering the course in 73 shots. He went out in 3 over par 40 shots for a score of 35.0 nett on his front nine but returned home in 33 shots ( 2 under par ) for his back nine and a score of 28.0 nett. Third place went to Alan Pedlow who also shot a 62 nett, but lost out to Stephen on countback. Alan scored 33.5 nett and 29.5 nett for his respective nines. Fourth spot went to Stephen Crowe who returned a score of 67 nett off his 12 handicap.

The gross prize went to Alan Parr with a score of 77. The 0-12 section prize was won by Adam Hunniford with a score of 67 nett and the 13-28 section prize went to Eamon Gorman with a score of 67 nett as well.

The front nine prize was won by Charlie Johnston with a score of 31.5 nett and the back nine prize went to Brian Teague with a score of 30.0 nett.

The Juvenile winner was Paul Nixon with a score of 62 nett off his 24 handicap.

Eleven players scored a “2″ at the weekend with Brian McGuigan and Ben McAllister getting theirs at the 3rd hole. Stephen Mills and Gary Joyce got their “2″ at the 5th hole. Joel Kennedy got his “2″ at the 10th hole. Stephen Wilson got his “2″ at the 11th hole. Malachy McHugh, Eddie Millar, Brendan Morgan and Philip McCoy all got a “2″ at the 13th hole. Craig Fyffe was the other player to get a “2″ with his coming at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Edenderry Golf Society and will be a stableford event.

The Sam Rutherford team were in action against Ringdufferin at Loughgall on Sunday and face an uphill task in the return leg next Sunday after going down by 5 holes to Ringdufferin. Stephen Wilson and Dave Chadwick won their match by 1 hole. John Allen and Karl Judt halved there game. The other two pairings unfortunately lost by 3 holes each.

The Junior Cowdy team had better fortune winning their match by 3 to 1 against Tandragee on Sunday, they are also 14 holes up. Alan McCartney and Seamus Golding won their game by 6 & 4. Charlie Johnston and Graham Moore won their match by 6 & 5. James Crawford and Ian Magill won their game by 3 & 2. Graham Buckley and Willie Fenton were unlucky to lose their game by 1 hole.

07/06/2008 – International Pairs Results

The International Pairs stableford competition attracted another good entry at the weekend. The winners were John Allen and Clive Currie with a super score of 46 pts. John and Clive dovetailed beautifully, with Clive playing the course in only 1 over par, certainly helping matters. They covered the front nine in 24 pts and the back nine holes in 22 pts to win the event by a shot.

Second place went to Walter Beattie and Willie young who scored 45 pts. Walter and Willie scored 22 pts on their opening nine and 23 pts on their closing nine.

Third spot went to Eamon Gorman and Daniel Magill. Eamon and Daniel could only manage 17 pts on their front nine, but came home in an incredible 27 pts on their back nine. They were helped by a hole in one at the 11th hole from Eamon.

There were 4 “2″‘s at the weekend as well as Eamon Gorman’s hole in 1 at the 11th hole. Tom Acheson had a “2″ at the 3rd hole. Kenny Kerr got his “2″ at the 11th hole. Pat Keegan and Derek Burney got their “2″‘s at the 15th hole.

The winner of the Juvenile competition was Philip McCoy who shot a great score of 45 pts. Philip scored 23 pts on his front nine and 22 pts on his back nine.

Next weeks competition is sponsored by Jewellery by Van Scoy and will be a Stroke competition.

Congratulations to the Ulster Fourball team who managed to get through against Clandeboye at their course in the return leg on Sunday. Loughgall lead by 4 to 1 going into the return leg and secured 1.5 pts that was needed to put them through. All the games were tight and the pairings of Alan McCartney and Seamus Golding, Charlie Johnston and Ian Magill, and Cecil Brownlee and Adrian Faulkner all got 0.5 pt to finish the job off.

31/05/2008 – Fred Daly Qualifying Stableford Results

There was an excellent entry for the Fred Daly qualifying stableford competition at Loughgall on Saturday and the beautiful weather reflected in the scoring.

The winner with a tremendous 44 pts was Patrick McElmeel, playing off 21. Patrick covered the longer and more difficult front 9 in 23 pts and came home in 20 pts for his back nine.

Second spot went to 5 handicapper David Gillespie who shot 43 pts. David has been playing very consistent golf of late and Saturday was no different, covering the course in 70 shots ( 2 under par ). David scored 20 pts on his opening nine playing it in 1 over par, but played his back nine in 32 shots ( 3 under par ) for 23 pts on the back nine. The highlight of his round was an eagle 3 at the par 5 12th hole.

Feargal White was third, also with a score of 43 pts off his 22 handicap. Feargal scored 21 pts and 22 pts on his respective nines. Fourth place went to Raymond Henry who also scored 43 pts off his 20 handicap. Raymond scored 21 pts on his opening nine and 22 pts on his closing nine holes.

The gross prize went to Jonny McNabb with a score of 78. The 0-12 section prize went to John Currie who scored 39 pts and the 13-28 section went to David McCrory with a score of 39 pts as well. The front nine prize went to Neil Walker with a score of 22 pts and the back nine prize was won by Drew Magee with a score of 23 pts.

The Juvenile winner was Stephen Douglas with a tremendous score of 46 pts off his 21 handicap. Stephen scored 22 pts on his opening nine and 24 pts on his closing nine.

Eight players scored a “2” at the weekend with David McCrory getting two, at the 13th and 15th holes. Drew Magee, Daniel Magill, Roy McCrea and Leon Reynolds all got their “2” at the 11th hole. Jonny McNabb, Karl Judt and Alan Parr got their “2” at the 13th hole.

Next weeks event is the International Pairs qualifier, with winning pair going to the final at Knightsbrook Golf Club. Players need to play in pairs so make sure you have a fourball for the event or someone to mark for you if only a twoball.

A number of Inter Club teams were in action on Saturday and Sunday. The Ronan Rafferty team completed their job on Kilkeel, winning three of their matches at home to go through to play either Portadown or Omagh. David Gillespie, Paul Nixon and Daniel Huey all won their matches for Loughgall.

The Sam Rutherford team also got through to the next round going through after a tense play off at Banbridge on Sunday. Loughgall had been 8 holes up after the first leg at Loughgall, but Banbridge evened the holes up after the final pairing of Stephen Wilson and Karl Judt lost the final hole of their game to lose by 2 holes on Sunday. With both teams tied at 8 holes all Stephen and Karl had to continue their game, with them winning the second tie hole with a par. Loughgalls only winners at Banbridge on the day were Keith Johnston and Pat Keegan who won there match by 4 holes. Loughgall play Ringdufferin in the next round.

The Ulster Fourball team had a terrific result at home to Clandeboye on Sunday winning by 4 matches to 1. Alan McCartney and Seamus Golding crushed their opponents by 8 & 6. Charlie Johnston and Ian Magill won their game by 2 & 1. Alan Magill and Dessie Hughes won their game by 3 & 2. Cecil Brownlee and Adrian Faulkner won their match by 2 & 1 as well. Willie Fenton and Graham Buckley were unlucky to lose their game by 2 & 1. Loughgall’s chances certainly look good in the return leg next Sunday at Clandyboye.

The Rossmore Cup team are out of this years event losing by 3.5 to 1.5 at Rossmore on Sunday.

24/05/2008 – 3 T’s Qualifier Stroke Results

The 3 T’s qualifier stroke competition was played in blustery conditions on Saturday with the top four players all shooting the same score. The winner on a count back was 12 handicapper Adam Hunniford who returned a score of 66 nett. Adam covered the course in 78 shots, 6 over par, going out in 35.0 nett, but coming home in 31.0 nett to win his first event. Second place went to 24 handicapper Richard Abbott who also scored 66 nett. Richard played the front nine in 34.0 nett and the back nine in 32.0 nett. Richard would have won the competition by a mile only he took a horrendous 11 up the par 5 last hole. In third spot was Ian Magill who also scored 66 nett off his 19 handicap. Ian scored 33.5 nett and 32.5 nett for his respective nines. Fourth spot went to Malachy McHugh who also scored 66 nett off his 17 handicap. Malachy played his front nine in 32.5 nett and the back nine in 33.5 nett.

The gross winner was Clive Currie with a score of 78, Clive went out in 4 over 41 and returned home in 2 over par 37.

The 0-12 section prize was won by Brian McGuigan with a score of 68 nett and the 13-28 section prize was won by Raymond Henry with a score of 67 nett. The front nine prize went to Dessie Hughes with a score of 34.0 nett and the back nine prize went to Jonny Lockhart with a score of 29.0 nett.

The juvenile winner was Ben McAllister with an excellent score of 64 nett off his 26 handicap. Ben took the honours from Daniel Huey who also returned the same score, courtesy of a better back nine.

Ten players scored a “2″ at the weekend, with Ken Todd getting a pair of them at the 11th and 15th holes, as did Brian Nixon at the 5th and 11th holes. Ken Kerr got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Clive Currie and Alan Parr got their “2″‘s at the 11th hole. Adam Hunniford got a “2″ at the 13th hole. Darren McAllister got his “2″ at the 14th hole. Jim Hewitt, Patrick Morgan and Paul Lyness all got a “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is the Fred Daly qualifying stableford event with the winner going to Lisburn in September.

The Sam Rutherford team had a good result against Banbridge on Sunday winning by 8 holes up at home, the return leg is at Banbridge next Sunday morning. Stephen Wilson and Karl Judt had the biggest winning margin winning by 5 holes against their opponents. Stephen Mullan and Noel Holmes won their game by three holes. Paul Lyness and Neil Walker won their match by 1 hole. Harry Clougher and John Allen were unlucky to lose their game by 1 hole.

The Rossmore team face a tough task in the return leg against Rossmore as they only managed a 2 all draw at home on Saturday. Neil walker and Richard Wright won their match by 3 & 2. Joel Kennedy and Alan Pedlow won their game by

2 & 1.

17/05/2008 -Saltmarine Cars Stroke Results

There was another excellent entry on Saturday for the Saltmarine Cars Stroke competition at Loughgall and the great weather was reflected in the scoring. The winner by the proverbial country mile was Paul Lyness who shot a 64 nett off his 9 handicap. Paul has been playing some excellent golf of late and Saturday was another exceptional round. He covered the course in only 73 shots, 1 over par, going out in 35 ( 2 under par ) he had birdies at holes 2 and 8, the rest he parred. The easier back nine proved not so easy as bogies at holes 10, 12, 15 and 17 were offset by only one birdie at the 16th hole. Paul loses a shot and will be off 8 next weekend.

Runner up was Adrian Faulkner with a score of 68 nett off his 17 handicap. Adrian went out in 37.5 nett, but returned home in 30.5 nett for his back nine. Third place went to Kenny Kerr who also shot a 68 nett off his 9 handicap. Kenny scored 33.5 nett on his front nine and 34.5 nett on his back nine. Fourth spot went to Stephen McCauley who returned a 69 nett off his 16 handicap. Stephen scored 35.5 nett and 33.5 nett for his respective nines.

The gross prize went to 5 handicapper David Gillespie who shot a 73, only one over par. David went out in 2 over par 39 and came home in 1 under par 34 to win another gross.

The 0-9 section prize went to Jonny McNabb who scored a nett 70 and the 13-28 section went to Brian Teague who also scored 70 nett. The front nine prize went to Adam Hunniford who had a score of 34.0 nett and the back nine prize went to Feargal White who scored 30.0 nett.

The juvenile winner was Jamie Wortley who returned a score of 68 nett off his 20 handicap.

Seven players scored a “2″ at the weekend. George Hewitt got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Neil Walker got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Clive Currie got his “2″ at the 8th hole, holing his approach shot to the par 4 hole. Kenny Kerr got his “2″ at the 13th hole. Stephen Mills got his “2″ at the par 4 14th hole. Dave Chadwick and Stephen McCauley got their “2″‘s at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is the 3 T’s Qualifier and is a stroke event.

The Ulster Cup team are out of this years event despite a valiant effort at Moyola on Sunday. They were trailing by 4.5 to 2.5 from the home leg last week and went out by an 8 to 6 margin after the return leg on Sunday. Wins by Stephen Wilson ( 2 holes up ), Alan Parr by 5&3 Neil Walker also winning his match. Joel Kennedy halved his game.

The Ulster Fourball team are through to the next round as expected after defeating Bangor in the return home leg on Sunday. The lead by 3.5 pts to 1.5 pts from the away leg last week. On Sunday Charlie Johnston and Ian Magill won by 3 & 2. Graham Buckley and Willie Fenton won by 4 & 3. Alan Magill and Brian Nixon were 1 up on the 17th when called in. Alan McCartney and Seamus Golding were 2 up with 2 to play when also called in. Loughgall play Clandeboy in the next round.

The Ronan Rafferty team were also in action on Saturday winning by 10.5 pts to 9.5 pts away to Kilkeel. Jonathan Hewitt got all 4 pts from his match. Paul Nixon and Daniel Huey both got 3 pts from their game. Philip McCoy salvaged 0.5 pt from his match. The return leg is played next weekend at Loughgall.

10/05/2008 -Apple Blossom Stableford Results

There was an excellent entry for the Apple Blossom Open Stableford event sponsored by Armagh & City District Council at the weekend and the beautiful conditions meant there was some excellent scoring.

The winner on count back was Stephen Mullan with a score of 43 pts off his 10 handicap. Stephen covered the course in 75 shots, only 3 over par, and scored 20 pts on his opening nine and 23 pts on his back nine to win the event. Stephen is cut one shot to nine for his excellent score.

Rodney Forsythe was second on 43 pts as well off his 26 handicap. Rodney like Stephen scored 20pts going out and 23 pts coming home but lost out first place on a count back. Rodney loses a couple of shots for his fine round, moving to 24 next week. Third place went to Nicholas Salley with a fine score of 42 pts off his 15 handicap. Nicholas scored 19 pts on his outward nine, scoring 23 pts on his homeward nine. Fourth place went to Cliff Garland who shot 41 pts off his 12 handicap. Cliff scored 18 pts and 23 pts for his respective nines. Fifth place went to Adam Hunniford who scored 41 pts as well off his 13 handicap. Adam scored 20 pts going out and 21 pts coming home.

The gross prize was won by young David Gillespie who shot a round of 73, just 1 over par. David went out in 1 over par 38, his only birdie coming at the 7th hole, he then played the back nine in level par 35 to win the gross prize.

The Juvenile winner was young Craig Fyffe who scored 42 pts off his 20 handicap. Craig scored 22 pts on his front nine and 20 pts on his back nine.

Norman Weir took the 0-5 section with a score of 38 pts off his 5 handicap. David Chadwick took the 6-12 section with a score of 40 pts. Darren McAllister took the 13-20 section with a score of 39 pts and Richard Abbott took the 21-28 section prize with a score of 39 pts as well.

Only five “2″‘s were scored at the weekend. Stephen Crowe and Keith Johnston got their “2″ at the 3rd hole. Philip Leckey and Jamie Wortley got their “2″‘s at the 11th hole. David Chadwick got his “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is the Saltmarine Cars and will be a stroke event.

A number of teams were in action at the weekend as well and pride of place must go to the Ulster Fourball team who travelled to Bangor in the first leg of their second round match and came away with a 3.5 to 1.5 victory. Charlie Johnston and Cecil Brownlee won their match and a point. Alan McCartney and Seamus Golding won their match. Dessie Hughes and Ian Magill also won their match. Alan Magill and Brian Nixon got a 0.5 pt out of their game. Loughgall look favourites to go through to the next round.

The Senior Cowdy team lost at home to holders Ardglass on Sunday by the margin of 18 pts to 14 pts. Paul Lyness was Loughgall’s best scorer securing 4 pts against his opponent. John Allen secured 3.5 pts in his match. Keith Johnston and David Gillespie both got 3 pts each from their game. Neil Walker managed to get half a point from his match.

The Ulster Cup team lost at home to Moyola by the margin of 4.5 pts to 2.5 pts and face an uphill task at Moyola in the return leg. Winners for Loughgall were Neil Walker and Clive Currie, with Stephen Wilson getting a halve from his game.

The Pierce Purcell Shield team unfortunately didn’t qualify at the qualification round held down at Banbridge on Sunday. 4 teams out of the 15 teams on the day qualified, Banbridge the home team being one. Mourne, Manning Castle and Warrenpoint also qualified.

03/05/2008 – St. Andrew’s Qualifier Results

The St. Andrew’s Qualifying competition was played in difficult conditions on Saturday and this was reflected in the scoring. The winner was Neil walker with an excellent score of 40 pts off his 12 handicap. Neil scored 17 pts on his outward nine and a great 23 pts on his inward nine to finally enter the winners enclosure. The runner up was Graham Moore who scored 39 pts off his 21 handicap. Graham could only score 14 pts on his front nine but returned home with a massive 25 pts for his back nine. The gross prize went to Keith Johnston who scored a 4 over par 76 off his 6 handicap. Keith went out in 4 over 41, but came home in level par 35 to win the gross section.

The 0-9 section qualifier was past Captain John Allen who returned a score of 38 pts off his 9 handicap. John scored 18 pts and 20 pts for his respective nines. The 13-18 section winner was Brian Teague with a score of 37 pts off his 17 handicap. Brian scored 18 pts on his opening nine and 19 pts on his closing nine. Seamus Golding took the final qualifying section of 19-28 with a score of 37 pts off his 20 handicap. Seamus scored 17 pts and 20 pts for his two nines.

Jonathan Hewitt took the Juvenile prize with a score of 37 pts off his 15 handicap. Jonathan scored 17 pts going out and 20 pts coming home.

Only one player managed to get a “2″ at the weekend, Graham Moore who got his “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is the Apple Blossom Armagh City & District Council sponsored open stableford and tee times can be booked through George Hewitt on 07748684801. Visitors are £12.00 for entrance fee and members £5.00.

 

26/04/2008 – Whitehaven Office Supplies Stroke Results

There was another excellent entry at the weekend in the Whitehaven Office Supplies sponsored stroke event at Loughgall. The winner with a superb score of 62 nett was 14 handicapper Jim Hewitt. Jim played the round of his life covering the course in 76 strokes, even managing to take a triple bogey 8 at the 6th hole. Jim went out in 4 over par 41, returning home in level par 35 to win by three shots from his nearest challenger. Jim loses a couple of shots for his excellent round and will play off 12 next week. Alan Parr was the runner up with a fine score of 65 nett off his 10 handicap. Alan had the lowest gross score of the day, a 75 ( three over par ). He went out in 2 over par 39, coming home in 1 over par 36 to take second place. Third place went to Barry Rayner with a score of 67 nett, the same as Ian Magill who he pushed into 4th place due to his superior back 9. Barry playing off 16 scored 36 nett on his front 9 and 31 nett on his back 9. Ian playing off 20, scored 35 nett on his opening 9 and 32 nett on his closing nine holes.

The gross prize was won by Jonny McNabb who shot a 78 off his 8 handicap. The 0-12 section prize went to Walter Beattie with a score of 68 nett off 12 and the 13-28 section prize went to Willy McWilliams who scored 69 nett off 20. Pat Keegan took the front 9 prize with a score of 35 nett and Charlie Johnston took the back nine prize with a score of 30 nett.

The Juvenile winner was young Adam Kerr.

Twelve players got a “2″ at the weekend with Alan Magill getting two of them at the 13th and 15th holes. Jim Hewitt got a “2″ at the difficult 3rd hole. Dave Chadwick, Andrew McCaughey, Barry Rayner, William Crozier and Stephen Wilson all got a “2″ at the 11th hole. Keith Campbell got his “2″ at the par 4 14th hole. Jonny McNabb, John Allen, Cecil Brownlee and Alan Parr all birdied the 15th hole.

Next weeks event is the St. Andrews qualifier competition with the winners of different sections getting the chance to qualify for a trip to the home of golf in Scotland in September.

Congratulations to Jeffrey Armstrong’s Ulster Fourball team who defeated holders Nuremore in the first round of the competition on Sunday. Loughgall had won by the margin of 4.5 to 0.5 at home last weekend and managed to finish the job off at Nuremore securing 1.5 pts to go through to the next round.

19/04/2008 – Damper Murphys Bar Stableford Results

There was another excellent entry for the Damper Murphy’s Bar sponsored stableford on Saturday but the difficult windy conditions meant scoring was extremely hard.

The winner with a score of 39 pts was 17 handicapper Alan Magill. Alan scored 20 pts on his front nine and 19 pts on his back nine to win this weeks event. In second place came 18 handicapper Alan McCartney with a score of 38 pts. Alan scored 17 pts on his outward nine and 21 pts on his inward nine. Third spot went to Gareth Reid with 37 pts off 18, Gareth beating Jonny Lockhart into 4th courtesy of a better back nine. Gareth scored 15 pts and 22 pts for his respective nines. Jonny scored 17 pts and 20 pts for his nines.

The gross was won by John Allen. Roy McCrea took the 0-12 section prize with a score of 35 pts off 9 and Jeffrey Armstrong took the 13-28 section prize with 37 pts off 16. The front nine prize went to Stephen Mullan with a score of 20 pts and the back nine prize to last weeks winner Kevin Keegan with 23 pts.

Jonathan Hewitt won the Juvenile prize scoring 36 pts off his 15 handicap. Jonathan scored 18 pts on both of his nines.

Five players managed a “2″ with Aaron Caddell getting a brace of them at the 11th and 15th holes. Stephen Graham got his “2″ at the 3rd hole. Clive Currie got his “2″ at the 5th hole. Gareth Reid and Kevin Keegan both got their “2″ at the short 11th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Whitehaven Office Supplies and is a stroke event.

 

12/04/2008 – Famous Grouse Stableford Results

There was an excellent entry for the Famous Grouse sponsored stableford competition at the weekend and the excellent weather conditions meant there was some excellent scoring.

Two players shot a fantastic 44 pts, Kevin Keegan and Neil Walker. Kevin took the honours after a count back on the last 6 holes. Kevin playing off 17 shot 22pts on both his outward and inward nine. Neil shot exactly the same score off his 12 handicap, but lost out to Kevin on count back.

Third place went to Graham Buckley with another good score, 43 pts off 20. Graham scored 20 pts on his opening nine and 23 pts for his closing nine holes.

Dale Stafford took the 0-12 section, shooting 43 pts as well, losing out to Graham after a count back for the third place position. The 130-28 section went to Thomas Cartmill with a score of 41 pts. The front nine prize went to Noel Holmes who scored 24 pts and the back nine prize went to Gerard Byrne who scored 23 pts to win that prize.

The gross prize went to 3 handicapper Neil Cromwell who returned a level par 72 to take the gross honours. Neil went out in 2 over 39 despite birdies at the 2nd and ninth holes. He came home however in 33 strokes, 2 under par for his back nine, getting an eagle 2 at the 14th hole and a birdie at the last.

Richard Allen took the juvenile prize.

There were 13 players who got a “2″ at the weekend with two players getting a “2″ at a par 4, Graham Buckley at the 16th hole and Neil Cromwell at the 14th hole. Eamon Gorman and Eddie Millar got their “2″ at the 3rd hole. Richard Abbot and Stephen Crowe got their “2″ at the 5th hole. Paul Morgan, John Tate and John Elliott all got a “2″ at the 11th hole. John Elliott also got a “2″ at the 13th hole, along with Adam Hunniford. Stephen O’Connor, John Allen and William Crozier all got their “2″ at the 15th hole.

Next weeks competition is sponsored by Damper Murphy’s Bar and will be a stableford event.

Dennis Lavery’s Fred Daly team were well beaten at Tandragee on Saturday with there only winner being Juvenile Captain David Gillespie. They face an uphill battle in the return leg next week

 

05/04/2008 – Morgan Transport Stroke Results

The Morgan Transport sponsored strokeplay event took place on Saturday at Loughgall and there was an excellent entry despite the blustery conditions.

The winner out of a field of nearly 100 was 20 handicapper Seamus Golding who returned an excellent score of 65 nett ( seven under his handicap ). Seamus went out in 35 nett and returned home in 30 nett to win the first stroke event of the year. Runner up was Alan McArtney with a score of 66 nett off his 18 handicap. Alan also went out in 35 nett, covering his back nine in 31 nett. In third place was Colin Armstrong with a score of 67 nett off 16. Colin scored 37 nett for his outward nine and 30 nett for his inward nine.

The gross prize went to Paul Lyness who shot a fine 77 off his 9 handicap. Paul went out in 4 over par 41, but came home in 1 over par 36 to take his first gross prize.

The 0-12 section prize went to Roy McCrea who scored 69 nett off 9 and the 13-28 section prize was won by Richard Abbott who scored 69 nett as well off his 24 handicap. The front nine prize went to Aaron Caddell with a score of 35 nett and the back nine prize to David McAdam with a score of 32 nett.

The Juvenile winner was Jamie Wortley who also won last weeks event. Jamie scored 66 nett off his 20 handicap.

Only six “2″‘s were scored with three of them coming at the 11th hole from Keith Johnston, Stephen Mullan and Jamie Wortley. Three players also got a “2″ at the 13th hole, Colin Armstrong, Jeffrey Armstrong and Seamus Golding.

Next weeks competition is sponsored by the Famous Grouse and will be a stableford event.

 

29/03/2008 – Captains Drive Stableford Results

The first competition of the official golfing season, the Captain’s Drive was played in very testing conditions on Saturday.

Despite the inclement weather some players still managed an excellent score. Three players returned a best of the day 42 pts, with 16 handicapper Brian Teague taking first place due to a superior back nine from Neil Walker and Alan Parr. Brian covered his front nine in 19 pts and returned home in an excellent 23 pts to win the first event of the year.

Neil Walker playing off 12 took second place shooting 21 pts for both of his nines. Neil even managed to ding the 12th hole. In third place was Alan Parr who also scored 42 pts off his 10 handicap. Alan scored an excellent 22 pts on the longer front nine and 20 pts on his back nine.

Kenny Kerr took the gross prize shooting a 5 over par 77 off his 9 handicap in extremely difficult conditions. Kenny went out in 40 shots and returned home in 37 strokes.

The 0-12 section was won by Aaron Caddell who scored 40 pts off his 12 handicap and the 13-28 section went to Darren McCallister who also scored 40 pts off his 19 handicap. The front nine prize went to Jonny McNabb with 23 pts and the back nine prize to Noel Holmes with a score of 21 pts.

The Juvenile winner was Jamie Wortley who scored 37 pts off his 20 handicap. Jamie scored 15 pts and 22 pts for his respective nines.

Six players managed to score a “2″ at the weekend with Clive Currie and Stephen Mullan achieving their “2″ at the 3rd hole. Jonny Lockhart and Adam Kerr got their “2″ at the 11th hole. Brian Teague and Alan Pedlow got their “2″ at the 13th hole.

Next weeks event is sponsored by Morgan Transport and will be a stroke event.