Hugh Quigley Memorial Sunday 18th June Sunday at North West saw the members compete for the Hugh Quigley Memorial, one of the most popular events on the Clubs calendar. Playing some of the best golf of his career at the minute is Joe McColgan (13) and a return of 41 points ensured he added the Hugh Quigley Memorial to his list of achievements. Michael McLaughlin (10) returned 40 points for 2nd place beating the club’s Vice Captain, Sean McLaughlin (7) on countback. Michael Fitzpatrick won the gross with 75 and Paul Cassidy picked up the back nine prize with 24 points. Results 1st Joe McColgan (13) 41pts 2nd Michael McLaughlin (10) 40pts b.o.t Gross Michael Fitzpatrick (7) 75 3rd Sean McLaughlin (7) 40pts Back Nine Paul Cassidy 24pts Nearest the Pin: James McHugh 3rd Malachy McLaughlin 8th Longest Drive: Padraig MacLochlainn
Club Scratch Cup Saturday 17th June 2017 Six weeks out with injury didn’t hamper Padraig MacLochlainn as he made his return to the winners circle at North West. Padraig carded 79 shots, the lowest gross of the day from the white tees in the Club Scratch Cup to win the trophy on tie break. Stewart McGinlay, Terry Meenan, Liam Barrett and Andrew Walker won their respective categories on a tough day for scoring around the Lisfannon Links. Overall Winner Padraig MacLochlainn Category 1 Stewart McGinlay Category 2 Terry Meenan Category 3 LIam Barrett Category 4 Andrew Walker
Total Golf Thursday Open 15th June 2017 Three birdies on his card helped Michael Bradley (9) to a convincing win in Thursday’s Total Golf Open. Michael has been playing well of late and this win was on the cards for a while. His 37 points giving him a four shot win from runner up, Marty McGrellis on 33 points. Sean McCloskey finished in 3rd on break of tie with 32 points.
Open Meal Deal 13th June 2017 One of the North West’s in form players at the minute is Sean McCloskey (8) and he confirmed that on Tuesday in the Open Meal Deal when he returned 39 points to win the popular weekly competition. Sean had two birdies and ten pars in his round and won by one stroke from John McGinley on 38 points.
Dr.McLaughlin Cup Sunday 11th June 2017 Strong winds and frequent heavy rain was the order of the day at Lisfannon on Sunday as Members competed for the Dr.McLaughlin Cup. Coping the best in testing conditions was Aedan McGrellis (12) whose 70 nett was good enough to win by two from Nearest challenger, in form, Stiofan MacLochlainn (7) on 72 nett. Aedan who has won in tough conditions before at North West parred his final three holes to record a fine win on the Lisfannon links. Ronan McLaughlin (7) won the Gross with 80 shots while Gary McLaughlin (10) finished in 3rd with 73 nett making it 3 brothers in the top 4 positions, a rare occurrence in competitive golf at North West. Philip Doherty picked up the back nine with 35 nett. Next Sunday is the very popular, Hugh Quigley Memorial, tee times on…
Swilly Print Open Stableford Saturday 10th June 2017 A timely birdie on 18 gave Trevor Henderson (13) the win in Saturday’s open stableford kindly sponsored by Swilly Print. Trevor won by one shot from John Spence (14) who posted 39 points for second place. Competition Secretary, Stewart McGinlay (3) won the gross with 74 with Rory McLaughlin (11) finishing in 3rd place with 38 points. Handicap Secretary, Stiofan MacLochlainn (7) won the back nine with 22 points and Stephen Fitzpatrick claimed the Visitors prize.
Total Golf Thursday Open Thursday 8th June 2017 A superb eight pars from his last nine holes gave Gerry Deeney (10) the win in the Total Golf Thursday Open. Gerry’s only blemish on his back nine was a double bogie 6 at the long 12th hole, he remedied this by parring the final six holes and returned 77 shots for 39 points and the win on countback from John McGinley (23), also on 39 points. 9 handicapper, Sean McCloskey carded 38 for 3rd place.
John Hume Open 4th June 2017 The John Hume Open held at North West on Sunday was an extremely close run contest with no less than 5 competitors tied for the winning score. Topping the pile courtesy of a stronger back nine was the experienced Francis Duffy (16) who was level par for his last 5 holes giving him 37 points overall and the deserved victory over the chasing pack. Runner up was Gerard Conaty (15) also on 37 points while Charlie Doherty (4) won the Gross with 77. Marty McGrellis (10) finished in 3rd and Andrew Bill (16) won the Visitors prize wiith 36 points.
Swilly Print Open Stableford – 10th June 2017 1st Trevor Henderson (13) 40pts 2nd John Spence (14) 39pts Gross Stewart McGinlay (3) 74 3rd Rory McLaughlin (11) 38pts Back-9 Stiofan MacLochlainn 33pts Visitor Stephen Fitzpatrick 32pts
The North West Pierce Purcell Shield team returned to Letterkenny on Monday 5 June to meet Ottway in the GUI Ulster Branch Round of 16. Again the team excelled, beating Ottway 3.5 to 1.5 and now progress to the GUI Ulster Branch Round of 8 where they will play Blackwood at Moyola GC on Sunday 25 June. All support for the team on the day will be greatly appreciated. Results: Trevor Henderson and Seamus Crawford Won 5&4 Edward Lynch and Damien Griffin Won 5&4 Gerard Conaty and Derek McDowell Called In Marcus Roulston and Brendan Joyce Lost 7&6 Jimmy McFadden and Tony McElhinney Won 5&4