Higgins powers to Shell Carne Pro-Am success

Bernie McGuire

David Higgins carded a best of the day four under par 68 to win the Shell Pro-Am at Carne Golf Links on Sunday.

The Waterville man highlighted his links credentials once again, coping superbly in the wind to post the lowest score of the dat and his six birdie, two bogey round saw him finish the tournament on four under par following an opening round 72 on Saturday.

Michael McGeady (Evolve Golf Coaching) finished in second place, four shots back with Damian Mooney (Damian Mooney Golf) third, a shot further back.


Overnight leader, Eddie Tracey (Ballina GC), followed up an opening round 68 with a second round 79 to finish the tournament in a share of fourth.

Kenny Fahey (GUI National Academy) led his amateur partners to success in the team event with a superb score of 182 points.

Shell Pro-Am at Carne Golf Links Sponsored by Shell (Par 72)
1 David Higgins  (Waterville Golf Links) 72/68-140 (-4)
2 Michael McGeady  (Evolve Golf Coaching) 72/72-144
3 Damian Mooney  (Damian Mooney Golf) 70/75 -145
T4 Tim Rice  (Limerick GC) 70/77 -147
T4 Eddie Tracey  (Ballina Golf Club) 68/79-147
T4 Colm Moriarty  (Glasson Hotel & GC) 73/74- 147
T4 Neil O’Briain  (Old Conna GC)  73/74- 147
T8 Kenny Fahey  (GUI National Academy)  75/73-148

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