Our dear departed friend, Paddy McInerney, left us all too soon, a couple of years back. Paddy was a friend to everyone and was active up to the very end. He was a keen golfer and a fantastic member and committee member for Virginia Golf Club. He was also a man who spent a lot of his time in Crover Golf Club, a short trip from his home. Virginia Golf Club Captain Martin Sherry and his Crover counterpart, John McGinn, formulated the idea of an annual match between Virginia and Crover Golf Clubs to commemorate Paddy with the inaugural event to be played in Virginia and the match to alternate between the two clubs subsequently. The teams were selected with comradery in mind and the result very much secondary but the home side shaded the result in the end.
Pictured is Mrs Nuala McInerney presenting the Paddy McInerney Cup to Martin Sherry, Captain of the victorious Virginia team.
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Congratulations to the winners of the ladies 18 hole stableford competition on Thursday 13th September:
Category 1 (0-28)
1st Louise Hunt - 35 pts (b9)
2nd Rosaleen McHugh - 35 pts
Category 2 (29-40)
1st Sheila Courtney - 31 pts
2nd Isobel Davidson - 30 pts
Congratulations and well done to all Matchplay winners and thank you to everyone who took part.
Singles winner - Madeline McCabe
Doubles winners - Marie Gillick and Sheila Courtney
Captain Mr Martin Sherry’s Prize
Winner John Donegan 122
2nd Seamus Sheridan 124
3rd Patrick Maguire 125
Gross Stephen Smith 131
4th Patrick Murphy 128
5th Sean McEvoy 128
6th Anthony O’Grady 128
Day 1 Barney O’Reilly Nett 60
Day 2 Peter Foran Nett 61
Cat 1 Neil Skeffington 129
Cat 2 Richard Kennedy 130
Cat 3 John Duffy 134
Past Captain Ray Foley 133
Committee Prize James O’Brien 130
Captain’s Prize dinner dance will take place on Friday 31st August in the Riverfront Hotel, Virginia. All members are encouraged to attend for what will be a great night out.
Winner Peadar Gill Nett 58
Cat 1 Stephen Smith Nett 58
Cat 2 Fintan Cahill Nett 59
Cat 3 John Kelly Nett 59
Lady President Margaret Ormiston's Prize
9th August 2018
1st Anna O'Reilly - 63
2nd Anne Tully -64
BEST GROSS - Aoife Galligan 81
3rd - Alice Mc Gloughlin 64
4th - Bernadette Daly 66
Past President - Anne Courtney 68
Committee Prize - Regina O Brien 67
Category 1 0-28 Catriona Keoghan 67
Category 2 29-36 Meta Kinnear 66
Nearest The Pin - Emily Mc Hugo 19.5
9 Hole Competition
1st Kitty Cogan - 21pts
2nd Ita Clarke - 17pts
1st Captain Martin Sherry
2nd Tommy Boyle
BEST GROSS - Sean Mc Evoy
Congratulations and well done to all the winners and thank you to our Lady President Margaret Ormiston for a truly wonderful day and night.
Good luck to all ladies this Thursday 16th playing for Captain Martin Sherry's Prize.
Captains dinner will take place on Friday 31st August in the Riverfront Hotel and all members are welcome to attend, €25.
Conor McEvoy came third in the Cavan/Monaghan Alliance Norman Cinnimmon trophy for juniors at Co Cavan golf club on Monday. He carded a very decent 35 points.
Winners of the midweek 9 holes were Richard Kennedy with 23 points and Madeline McCabe with 24.
Winners of the final summer scramble of 2018 on Friday were Joe Greene, Helen O'Reilly, John Langsford, Aoife Galligan and Noah O'Sullivan. Second were Peter Gill, Madeline McCabe, Fintan O'Malley and Phelim McCabe. Third were Conor McEvoy, Eva Williams, Arthur Tormay and Rosaleen McHugh. All 3 teams had 29.
Also on Friday, a Virginia team of Tom Lynch (team captain), Cormac Cahill, Seamus Sheridan, Gerry Hopkins, Peter Foran and Joe Greene competed in the Cavan/Monaghan Alliance P J McArdle cup for seniors at Crover House. Having lead from the start, they finally had to settle for second place to Slieve Russell, losing out by one stroke. This was a terrific effort by the lads and a shame to lose out by just one stroke and not for the first time either. However, I'm reliably informed a good time was had by all.
Cormac Cahill rolled back the years last weekend with a super round of golf reminiscent of his days giving corner-backs the run-around on football pitches all over the country, to win the July Medal.
Results - July Medal
1st Cormac Cahill NETT 57
Cat 1 Colin Sheridan NETT 60
Cat 2 Neil Skeffington NETT 60
Cat 3 Dave Beattie NETT 61
Entry sheet for Captain Mr Martin Sherry’s Prize Day 1, 19th August, is in the Clubhouse.
RESULTS - Thursday 26th July
Elizabeth Murphy Perpetual Trophy Kindly Sponsored by Michael Murphy & Family.
1st Helen O Reilly -57
2nd Elizabeth Murphy - 58
Best Gross - Marie Gillick 78
9 Hole Competition
1st Liz Mattimoe - 17pts
2nd Kitty Cogan - 14pts
Thursday 2nd August - 18 Hole V Par
Friday 3rd - 9 Hole Mixed Scramble @ 6.45pm
This is the final Friday sramble for the year. Everyone welcome to come along to what is always a very enjoyable evening.
Many thanks to all our sponsors throughout the year.
Thursday 9th August - Lady President Margaret Ormistons Prize to the Ladies.
This is followed by dinner and prizegiving in the Lakeside Manor Hotel @ 8pm.
Best Wishes to Lady President Margaret on her big day.
LADY CAPTAINS DAY 5TH JULY
The Past Captains Prize was won by Sheila Courtney
9 HOLE MIXED STABLEFORD - WEDNESDAY 18TH JULY
Lady President Margaret Ormiston -21pts
Joe Greene - 22pts
THURSDAY 19TH JULY
CATHLEEN GALLAGHER PERPETUAL TROPHY,
18 HOLE STROKE, G.O.Y, GROSS AND MEDAL
1st Emily Mc Hugo - 61(b9)
2nd Marion Clancy - 61
Best Gross - Aoife Galligan - 77
9 HOLE COMPETITION
1st Kay Lynch - 20pts
2nd Kitty Cogan - 16pts
9 HOLE SCRAMBLE - FRIDAY 20TH JULY
1st Louise Hunt, Mary Coyle, Peter Gill & Tom Lynch
WEDNESDAY 25TH JULY
Mixed 9 Hole Stableford @ 7pm
Elizabeth Murphy Perpetual Trophy - 18 Hole Stroke, G.O.Y & GROSS
Kindly Sponsored by Michael Murphy & Family. Proceeds in aid of Virginia Cancer Care.
MONDAY 30th JULY
Lady Captain Marese Callaghan and Lady President Margaret Ormistons Prize to the Juniors/Juveniles
Lady President Margaret Ormistons Prize to the Ladies will take place on Thursday 9th August.
Timesheet in the Club House.
This will be followed By Lady Presidents Prize Giving & Dinner at 8pm in the Lakeside Manor.
Winner of the men's singles stroke competition on 21st/22nd July was Eric Davidson with Nett 59.
2nd place was Peter Callaghan with a NETT 60
Winners of the 2s were Gerry Magee and Peter Gill with 2s on the 9th hole
For the penultimate 9-hole mixed scramble for 2018 we had an excellent turn-out of 30 players. Many thanks to all who supported this fun event all summer
Winners were Peter Gill, Louise Hunt, Mary Coyle and Tom Lynch with 29
Second were Colin Sheridan, Emily McHugo, Lorraine Iatridis and Captain Martin Sherry 30.
Final scramble of the summer is at 6.45 on Friday 3rd August.
Winners of the Wednesday night 9-hole stableford were
Lady President Margaret Ormiston 21pts
Joe Greene 22pts