The Ladies’ Senior Foursomes won the Connacht final in Ballinrobe last Saturday. They defeated Castlebar by winning two matches and the final match was halved. They are now through to the All-Ireland finals at Malone Golf Club, at the end of September. The winning pairs were: Sinead Benedetti and Ciara Ryan, Ruth Lennon and Mary Lalor, Paula Quinn and Rosemary O’Brien, Reserves, Mary Seymour and Paula Keane. The team managers are Linda Maxwell and Noreen O’Grady.
Away from the excitement and thrills of the All-Ireland Hurling final, where the Galway hurlers emerged victorious, the weekend competition took place with more than sixty golfers playing. The men’s competition, played on Saturday and Sunday, was won by Francis Ferguson with 42 pts; 2nd, Jim Grogan, 40 pts; 3rd, Michael Keane, 39 pts; Gross, Alan Craven, 35 pts; Junior, Tom Higgins, 38 pts.
The ladies’ competition last week was a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research Ireland. The format was Scotch Foursomes and was won by Mary Seymour and Paula Keane on 39 pts; 2nd, Joan O’Gara and Bernie Browne, 36 pts; Gross, Sheila Fallon and Mary Lalor, 24 pts.
The men’s seniors’ was won by Jim Finn with 34 pts; Cat 1, Charlie McDonnell, 34 pts; Cat 2, Seamus Mulhern, 34 pts; Cat 3, Sean Brennan, 34 pts.
The ladies’ seniors’ results: 1st, Margaret Brennan; 2nd, Evelyn Bruen; 3rd, Geraldine Hoban; 4th, Marguerite Farrell.
Roscommon Golf Club will host a Golf Classic to raise funds for ‘Our Little Brothers and Sisters Orphanage Haiti’ on Friday 8th / Saturday 9th September 2017. Teams of four cost €100. To book enter your team on the time sheet in the Clubhouse foyer or call 0906626382 / 0879695924 or 0863673130.