Ubiquitous Chip Open Stableford 29th July 2017 Saturday’s Open Stableford competition kindly sponsored by Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant was a day for the hardy golfer as strong winds and heavy rain tormented the competitors, Coping extremely well with the tough conditions was Trevor Henderson (12) who returned a fine 36 points to win by two from his nearest challenger. Runner up, Chris Lavin (22) edged out Ray Gallagher Jnr (17) on countback., both on 34 points.
The North West members turned out in force to compete for John Craig’s Captains Prize on Saturday. Contrasting conditions between the morning and afternoon starters made for an exciting days play with the early morning calmness giving way to a more windier afternoon. As the scores started to filter in, it was clear to all and sundry that a winning score would be at least in the 40 points bracket and Patrick Duffy delivered in style, carding a fantastic score of 43 points. Patrick has long been a member of the North West and is one of the club’s more consistent golfers. This win surely going down as one of his best displays in competitive golf at the club. Runner up Ray Gallagher posted a solid 41 points and would have won his fair share of competitions at North West with that score while…
McGrellis wins Miller Cup 15th & 16th July 2017 Marty McGrellis secured the biggest prize of 2017 so far at Lisfannon when he won the Miller Cup at the weekend. Played over two days and with a full membership of the club for 2018 on offer, Marty carded 40 points to win on break of tie from Bosco Reid. Marty ended his round with a timely birdie 4, one which secured his membership of North West for next season. Bosco won the best day prize on Sunday with Saturdays prize going to the experienced Terry Meenan on 39 points.
Total Golf Thursday Open 13th July 2017 A break of tie was required to separate the top two in Thursday’s Total Golf Open. Tied on 39 points was, Kevin J Doherty (20) and John McGonigle (10) with the win going to Kevin courtesy of a stronger back nine. Sean McCloskey (8) returned 37 points for 3rd.
Tuesday Meal Deal 11th July 2017 A superb 40 points scored in the Tuesday Open Meal Deal seen Tommie Caldwell (20) make a welcome return to the winners circle at North West. Tommie has seen his handicap reduced as a result and will be aiming to reduce it further in the coming weeks. Runner up was the in-form Gavan Doherty (9) on 39 points.
Scramble 9th July 2017 1st Stewart McGinlay Terry Meenan Philip Meenan Martin Glenn Total 56.5 2nd Charlie Kelly Gerard Kelly Bosco Kelly Paul Kelly Total 57.4
Derryveagh Crystal Open 8th July 2017 Saturday at the North West saw another large entry in the competitions book, this time for the sponsored Derryveagh Crystal Open. Playing some consistent golf recently and figuring in the prizes as a result was Gavan Doherty (10). His 40 point total winning the competition by a single stroke over runner up Robbie Martin (17) on 39 points. Stewart McGinlay (3) carded a solid 72 for the Gross prize while Harry Deehan (22) finished in 3rd also with 39 points.Gerry MacFarland (20) won the back nine prize with 21 points.
Total Golf Thursday Open 6th July 2017 Birdies at the 9th and 11th holes helped Sean Dixon (10) to a one point win in Thursday’s Total Golf Open at North West. Sean returned 37 points to beat the in-form, Colm McCarroll by a shot Owen McGeehan (13) finished in 3rd also on with 36 points.
9 Hole Stableford Competition 4th July 2017 Tom Crossan (21) kept his recent run of good form going when he carded an impressive 21 points in the 9 hole competition on Tuesday to beat nearest rival, Brian O’Sullivan by two shots.
Summer Trophy 02/07/2017 Eamon Quigley won the overall Summer Trophy with 67 nett. Eamon has been a model of consistency around the Lisfannon links for many a year and demonstrated this again as he recorded 2 birdies and 7 pars in his round of 78, holding off the challenge of Philip Meenan on break of tie. Stewart McGinlay won category 1 with 70 nett, Colm McCarroll won Category 2 with 68 nett. Philip Meenan won Category 3 with 67 nett and Dudley Coyle won category 4 with 70 nett.