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Narin & Portnoo Golf Club Notes 25th June 2010

Youth had its fling once again last Sunday in the latest monthly medal, sponsored by Mickey’s Express Stop. Following on from Finnian O’Doherty’s excellent performance in the President’s Prize, Aaron Bennett shot a six over par gross round of 79 to win by a shot from former rugby star, Rab Brady. Amazingly, the big-hitting teenager didn’t pick up a birdie all day, but the twelve pars were mighty impressive nonetheless.

Joseph O’Boyle watched Manus Boyle Snr. shoot a whopping 48 points several weeks ago and obviously decided to get in on the act himself. His score last Wednesday came up just one point short, featuring golf of the highest quality and inspiring Tony Boner and Tom Glynn to study the O’Boyle swing with even more keenness than before. Eleven under par is some score and the handicap has accordingly been much reduced!

This weekend sees our annual Pro-Am swing into action and we wish all the competitors every success. Some of the best professional golfers in Ireland will be coming to Narin and who knows, maybe there will be a budding Graeme McDowell among them. All are welcome to watch the golf and good weather is forecast! The Harcourt Hotel has come on board once more as the main sponsor and the club is extremely grateful.

June 20 Mickey’s Express Stop Medal 1. Aaron Bennett (13) 66; 2. Rab Brady (11) 67; 3. Alan O’Keeffe (12) 68 b.o.t.; Cat A Eddie Gregg (9) 68; Cat B Martin Arnold (14) 72; Cat C Anthony Harkin (18) 71 b.o.t.; Nines: John Callaghan (23) 29.5; Seamus Ryan (18) 35 b.o.t.; CSS 73; Twos: 3 balls each June 16: Wednesday Open 1. Joseph O’Boyle (26) 47; 2. Tony Dooley (16) 38; 3. Chris McGonagle, Cruit (3) 37 b.o.t.; CSS 72; Twos: 3 balls each June 16:

Saturday/Sunday June 26/27: Narin & Portnoo Annual Pro-Am Open Week begins:
Monday June 28: 4BBB, Ardara Golf Society, open Tuesday June 29: Scotch Foursomes, Western Seaboard Fishing Company, open Wednesday June 30: Wednesday Open, ladies and gents, single stableford, 20 euro entry for G.U.I. visitors including green fee; Thursday July 1: Mixed Fourball, open Friday July 2: 4BBB, United Fish Industries, open Saturday July 3: Three-ball Rumble, J. Kelly & Sons


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