Morrow cruises to six shot win at the Leinster Seniors

Portmarnock’s Adrian Morrow cruised to the Leinster Seniors Amateur Championship 2017 title by six shots at Dun Laoghaire GC.

Current Senior International Morrow shot an impressive 74 to add to his first-round score of 73 finishing on 147, three over par.   Maurice Kelly (Naas) six shots behind with a final score of 153 took second place on countback from Richard Joyce (Oughterard).

Morrow came from two shots behind overnight leader Frank Flynn as the Laytown & Bettystown man followed his opening 71 with a second round 83.
Mourne’s Hugh Smyth won the Veteran’s Category by one shot from Birr’s Billy Donlon.

Final Scores
Leinster Seniors Amateur Open, Dun Laoghaire GC (Par 72)

SSS: 74. Round 1 CSS: 75 Round 2 CSS: 77

147 A Morrow (Portmarnock) 73 74

153 M Kelly (Naas) 79 74; R Joyce (Oughterard) 74 79

154 F Flynn (Laytown & Bettystown) 71 83

155 G McGimpsey (Royal Portrush) 81 74; T Tyrrell (The Heath) 77 78; T Lennon (Carlow) 76 79

156 L Halpin (Westport) 79 77; B Whitaker (Elm Park) 77 79

157 J McVeigh (Carlow) 76 81; J Crean (Kinsale) 76 81

158 A Brannock (Newlands) 81 77; J Mitchell (Tramore) 80 78; P Rogers (Dundalk) 78 80; J Hughes (Woodbrook) 77 81; J Gilbert (Malone) 76 82

159 D Wilson (Royal Co. Down) 81 78; N Steedman (European) 80 79; E Heywood (City of Derry) 76 83

160 H Smyth (Mourne) 78 82; M Quirke (Doneraile) 77 83; A Egan (Royal Curragh) 77 83; T Cleary (Cork) 77 83; D O’Donovan (Bandon) 76 84

161 B Donlon (Birr) 83 78; P Early (The Royal Dublin) 80 81; R McCartney (Royal Portrush) 77 84

162 D Brabazon (Balbriggan) 82 80; M Ahern (Skerries) 81 81; R Smyth (Laytown & Bettystown) 80 82; I Smyth (Clandeboye) 77 85

163 N Woods (Bangor) 85 78

164 G Mellerick (Fota island) 85 79; N Kilgallon (European) 82 82; P Lewis (Woodbrook) 80 84; N Mannion (Dun Laoghaire) 78 86; M Rourke (Ardglass) 78 86

165 P Brennan (Palmerstown Stud) 85 80; K Sheehy (Athlone) 82 83; P Murphy (Carlow) 81 84; B Burke (Moate) 81 84

166 D Weekes (Malone) 82 84; D Walpole (Milltown) 78 88

167 T Byrne (Greystones) 88 79; D Roberts (Rathcore) 85 82; A Smith (Blainroe) 84 83; C Sothern (Woodbrook) 78 89

168 T Byrne (Dun Laoghaire) 86 82; L MacNamara (Rosslare) 86 82; M Kirby (Grange) 84 84; E Murphy (Royal Curragh) 83 85; M D’arcy (Oughterard) 80 88

169 T Ryan (Malahide) 82 87

170 G O’Kennedy (Athlone) 84 86

171 K Lapsley (Dunfanaghy) 87 84; M Eager (Lucan) 85 86; R Timlin (Galway) 83 88; J Gore (Oughterard) 83 88; S Bell (Gracehill) 80 91 172 J Crowley (Athy) 84 88; P O’Hagan (Wicklow) 83 89; D Coyle (K Club) 81 91

173 G Phelan (Woodenbridge) 87 86; P Hautz (Delgany) 86 87

174 P Morgan (Co. Sligo) 90 84; D Timbs (Strandhill) 89 85; M Higgins (Claremorris) 88 86; J Whelan (Canada) 88 86

176 M Gaynor (Co. Meath) 90 86; C Muldowney (Grange) 88 88; J Crowley (The Island) 86 90; L Adams (The Heath) 86 90; H MacKeown (Portmarnock) 85 91

177 P McCormack (Dun Laoghaire) 92 85; P Cooley (Portstewart) 87 90

178 J Dowey (Lurgan) 87 91

180 T Griffin (Corballis Links) 91 89; R Cotter (Delgany) 89 91; E Connolly (Blainroe) 87 93

182 D Lindsay (Strandhill) 93 89

183 P O’Flanagan (Woodbrook) 87 96

189 T McGlynn (Craddockstown) 95 94

190 F McGowan (Athlone) 97 93; A Clarke (Co. Louth) 96 94

194 J Collins (Bearna) 93 101

196 P O’Brien (Forrest Little) 95 101

NR J Noonan (Grange); E Bourke (Castle); A Bell (Greencastle); P Higgins (Forrest Little); K Knightly (The Royal Dublin); P O’Grady (The Royal Dublin); B O’Leary (Greystones); M Coote (Tralee); N Duke (Killiney); V Smyth (Co. Louth);

RTD B O’Malley (The Royal Dublin); P Smyth (Killiney); S Ward (Layton and Bettystown ); J Dempsey (Royal Curragh); L O’Connor (Stackstown); S Duffy (Westmanstown); L Doran (Ardee)

NS W Todd (Blackwood)

RTD S Prendergast (The Royal Dublin)



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