Powerscourt pitstop proves a real hit with Irish Golfer competitors


It was a full tee sheet at Powerscourt East - photo by Ciaran O'Dea

The latest event in our 2021 Irish Golfer Series stopped off at the pristine Powerscourt East where a big field fought tooth and nail for the €5,000 worth of prizes and Grand Final places on offer at the stunning Wicklow venue.

After a cloudy start to the day, the sun soon shone through, lighting up the luscious Wicklow parkland with players raving about its conditioning and the scoring for the day reflecting its playability. Anthony Flynn’s 39 points was best of all in Category One, not only taking home the TaylorMade SIM2 Driver but also booking his place in November’s Grand Final at the K Club.

It was a high-scoring contest in Category Two where Colin Rafter needed every one of his 43 points to edge Larry Doyle into second. Rafter left Powerscourt a happy man with a new TaylorMade SIM2 Max Driver in tow as well as his Grand Final Place.

In Category Three, Rose Walker’s 33 points proved enough to capture the top prize of a TaylorMade SIM3 Max Driver and a K Club date for November. Conor McCarthy and Ross McKinley were throwing darts to take the Nearest to the Pin prizes while Niall McMullan’s 78 won the Best Gross on the day.

Thanks again to the whole team at Powerscourt East for hosting us so well. The feedback was superb and it was our pleasure to visit.

Our next event is at Dromoland Castle on Sunday the 11th of July and if you wish to book CLICK HERE

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Full results:  CATEGORY #1  (Gents up to 11.9 handicap index)

1st Place ANTHONY FLYNN (39pts / 9.9 H’Cap Index) TaylorMade SIM2 Driver + Grand Final Place

2nd Place CRAIG TALBOT (38pts / 8.6 H’cap Index)TaylorMade SIM2 3-Wood

3rd Place ROBBIE MCMINN (37pts / 10 H’cap Index) TaylorMade Spider X Putter
CATEGORY #2  (Gents 12-24 handicap index)

1st Place  COLIN RAFTER (43pts / 25.9 H’cap Index) TaylorMade SIM2 Max Driver + Grand Final Place

2nd Place LARRY DOYLE (42pts / 19.3 H’cap Index) TaylorMade SIM2 Max 3-Wood

3rd Place NAT SMITH (41pts / 23 H’cap Index) TaylorMade SIM2 Max Rescue

CATEGORY #3  (Ladies)

1st Place ROSE WALKER (33pts / 29 Playing Handicap) TaylorMade SIM2 Max Driver + Grand Final Place

2nd Place AISLING MCCAMBRIDGE (28pts / 15 Playing Handicap) TaylorMade SIM2 Max 3-Wood

3rd Place NIAMH SHEEHAN BB6 (27pts / 17 Playing Handicap) TaylorMade Hi-Toe Wedge

Nearest The Pin  (5th Hole)

CONOR MCCARTHY (Distance of 3’11”) TaylorMade Hi-Toe Wedge

Nearest The Pin  (16th Hole)
ROSS MCKINLEY (Distance of 5’11”) Motocaddy Electric Trolley

Best Gross
NIALL MCMULLAN  (78 gross / 6) Sureshot Laser Rangefinder

If you won one of the prizes above a member of our events team will get in contact with you early next week to arrange collection or delivery of your prize.

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4 responses to “Powerscourt pitstop proves a real hit with Irish Golfer competitors”

  1. Robbie McMinn avatar
    Robbie McMinn

    great event..not just saying that cos I was in the prizes! Powerscourt is a brilliant course

  2. Rose Walker avatar
    Rose Walker

    Really enjoyed myself and great event! Delighted I scooped top prize for the ladies!

  3. Rose Walker avatar
    Rose Walker

    Really enjoyed the wonderful event! Everything was perfect! Delighted I scooped top prize for the ladies!

  4. Keith avatar

    Course in great knick, great competition !

    Where can I see the order of merit ?

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