A large entry of 20 teams attended Captain John Craig’s Scramble at NWGC on Saturday 21 October 2017. The best score of the day was from the team of Margaret O’Hea, Vincent Quigley, Martin Glenn and Raymond Gallagher and together they recorded 11 birdies to return a 16 under par total! 1st Margaret O’Hea (21), Vincent Quigley (10), Martin Glenn (17), Raymond Gallagher (12) 54.0 2nd Lorraine McGettigan (21), Kyle McCarron (+1), Hugh Duffy (15), Ray Gallagher Jr (16) 56.9 3rd Colin Barlow (9), Chris Neff (19), Tom Crossan (21), Dudley Coyle (27) 58.4
The following is the “current” draw for the Captain’s Scramble on Saturday 21st October. Please be ready at your appointed tee box and also accommodate any last minutes changes!! 1st Captains Team Captains Team Captains Team Captains Team 2nd Jimmy McGee Joe Flanagan Hugh Doran John McConalogue 3rd Brian Grant Robbie Martin Andy Walker Anne Coyle 4th M McLaughlin Snr Paul Doherty Cathal Mullan Augusta Neff 5th Colin Barlow Tom Crossan Chris Neff Brendan McDaid 6th Paul O’Hea Liam Barrett Conor Doherty Deirdre Britton 7th Gerry deeney Donal Dunn Dermot Coyle Dudley Coyle 8th Sean McLaughlin Philip Meenan Bernard McDaid Anne McCloskey 9th Anthony Breslin John Spence Eugene Hillick Eileen Quigley 10th Phil Doherty John Mallon Gary McKinney Helen Quigley 11th Manus Harley Hugh McDaid John McCallion Joe McElroy 12th Kyle McCarron Hugh Duffy Eddie Curran Lorraine McGettigan 13th Karol Friel Gregory Boyce Lawrence…
Derry City FC Classic Saturday 9th September 2017 A rough and blustery day on the links was the order of play at North West on Saturday as competitors teed it up in the Derry City FC Classic. Playing in a scramble format the entrants were offered the opportunity to win a car if they could hole their tee shot at the 13th hole, a measure of how difficult the scoring actually was when just 9 tee shots found the putting surface. Other chances were to be had at any of the other par 3’s also when a set of irons was the prize, alas, no holes in one were recorded. The winning team came from the North West club itself and they wrote down a fantastic 9 birdie round of 61 shots before they added their handicap allowance of 3.2, Luke Bradley (2) Ciaran…
Congratulations to Barry Doherty on his fantastic win in the annual Total Golf Juvenile Cup. Barry has had a very successful season and dropped a few shots from his handicap along the way, his current digit is 9.5 and on this form can expect single figures any time soon.
Golf Monthly The North West will feature in the October issue of Golf Monthly which goes on sale later this week. The club is covered from page 110 and features an article and photos of the links
John Allen Trophy Friday 30th June Ciaran Bradley (5) got off to a great start on Friday in the John Allen Trophy. Ciaran carded a tidy 37 points to win the 1st event in the series and lead the order of merit. With the best 7 scores to count from 9 competitions, it promises to be an exciting event on the North West Juvenile calendar. Barry Doherty (12) posted 36 points for the runner up spot and Matthew Stainsby finished in 3rd. The 2nd competition in the series takes place this Friday with the draw for playing partners being held at 11.30am
North West Golf Club’s Kyle McCarron has been selected for the Ulster team in this years senior interprovincials The 2017 Senior Interprovincial team has been selected. The Championship is taking place at Carlow Golf Club from July 3th–5th the Ulster team selected is as follows: Ulster Team: Reece Black (Hilton Templepatrick) Stuart Bleakley (Shandon Park) Ross Dutton (Tandragee) Jordan Hood (Galgorm Castle) Gareth Lappin (Belvoir Park) Kyle McCarron (North West) Tiernan McLarnon (Massereene) Marc Norton (Belvoir Park) The Championship format: Championship Day 1-Monday 3rd July 2017-Foursomes & Singles Championship Day 2-Tuesday 4th July 2017-Foursomes & Singles Championship Day 3-Wednesday 5th July 2017-Foursomes & Singles
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
Congratulations to the NWGC Pierce Purcell Shield team who qualified in first position at Letterkenny on Sunday 13 May 2017. The final placings were as follows: 359 North West 361 Letterkenny 367 Rosapenna 368 Otway 371 Dunfanaghy 373 Ballyliffin 374 Redcastle 375 Portsalon 382 Buncrana 389 Narin Portnoo 392 Cruit Island 405 Gweedore W/D Greencastle NWGC now play Otway at Letterkenny on Monday 5th June with the winner going into the GUI Ulster Branch open draw of 16 teams. Below is the team from North West at Letterkenny:
Next Wednesday 3 May, the Lady Captain Eileen will be staging her charity day at NWGC. There is an 18 hole competition for ladies and a 9 hole competition for men. Details may be found here.