Jack McDonnell won the One Finance sponsored Dundalk Scratch Cup for the first time when he beat local favourite Caolan Rafferty on the first playoff hole after both players had finished the 36-hole tournament on seven-under par
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Donal’s Funeral Mass in Dublin will take place in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook at 11am on Tuesday, September 14th, and in Co. Galway in the Church of St. Patrick, Clonbur at 12 noon, Wednesday, September 15th. RIP
Elm Park, Dun Laoghaire and Kinsale were the winners of the final day of the AIG Cups and Shield Finals at Shandon Park in Belfast.
Tyrone’s Fintona GC are the 2021 AIG Women’s Challenge Cup winners after a dramatic day at Shandon Park in Belfast
Co. Cavan won the first trophy of the week, winning the AIG Men’s Jimmy Bruen Shield while Powerscourt were victorious in the AIG Women’s Minor Cup at Shandon Park
The R&A Student Tour Series is back underway for a second season with the first championship teeing off at the Fairmont St Andrews this week before October’s trip to Carton House
Co. Cavan, Gowran Park, The Heath and Powerscourt have booked their spots in the week’s first All-Ireland final matches and will face-off on Thursday for the AIG Jimmy Bruen and AIG Minor Cups at Shandon Park
Playing their part significantly in Tramore’s 3-2 win over Carrick-on-Shannon was the grandad – grandson pairing of John O’Brien and James Patrick (JP) O’Brien who fought back from being 2 down with 4 to play to win on the 18th at Shandon Park
“The last three days in Ohio will inspire young girls and boys in Ireland to emulate Leona to play at the highest level”
The Laytown and Bettystown golfer did not compete at the West over the weekend, allowing Co. Sligo’s TJ Ford to move to within 68 points of his lead ahead of October’s Munster Stroke Play
Golf Ireland has announced the team who will represent Ireland at the Men’s Home Internationals from September 15 – 17 at Hankley Common Golf Club, England.
Taking a 5-shot lead into the final round, the West of Ireland title was Hugh Foley’s to lose with the Royal Dublin golfer lifting the title with room to spare
“All you can do is play yourself out of it on the first day. I took my chances when they came. The putter was pretty hot. There is a four or five under par round out there tomorrow,” said Coughlan
Local knowledge proved more than useful at the West of Ireland Mens’ Open Qualifiers with Co. Sligo GC golfers taking four of the 19 slots available on Friday afternoon
The quarterfinals of the Revive Active Women’s All-Ireland Fourballs take place this weekend at Knightsbrook Hotel Spa and Golf Resort