Niall Maguire wins Scratch Cup

Niall Maguire wins Scratch Cup

The golfing highlight of the week in Donegal was the staging of the McGinley Motors Senior and Intermediate Scratch Cups played over 36 holes at Dunfanaghy on Saturday.

The competition attracted some of the best players in the county and beyond.

Fortunately the sun shone all day and the course was in magnificent condition.

The winner was former junior member of the club, Niall Carroll, who came in with a tremendous score of 135 (1 under par).

Second place went to Donal Boyle of Cruit Island GC with a score of 137 while the gross score went to another local member, Shane Greer, with a tremendous score of 138.

The Intermediate Scratch Cup was won by Eugene O’Donnell of Letterkenny with a score of 158 with John Gallagher of Ballybofey & Stranorlar in 2nd place on 159.

Results: Senior Scratch Cup Net

1st Ryan McGettigan (Portsalon) 66/65 131

2nd John Hanna (Dunfanaghy) 63/68 131BOT

3rd Daniel O'Connor (Athlone) 68/65 133

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Senior Scratch Cup Gross

1st Niall Carroll (Athlone) 67/68 135

2nd Donal Boyle (Cruit Island) 69/68 137

Gross Shane Greer (Dunfanaghy) 69/69 138

1st 18 Daniel McColgan (Dunfanaghy) 70

2nd 18 Colin Fitzgerald (Athlone) 69

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Intermediate Scratch Cup Net

1st Mal Johnston (Dunfanaghy) 68/68 136

2nd James McFadden (Letterkenny) 66/70 136 BOT

3rd Michael McColgan (Dunfanaghy) 65/73 138

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Intermediate Scratch Cup Gross

1st Eugene O'Donnell (Letterkenny) 79/79 158

2nd John Gallagher (Ballybofey and Stranorlar) 78/81 159

Gross Bobby Carey (Dunfanaghy) 80/80 160

1st 18 Seamus McCauley (Dunfanaghy) 76

2nd 18 Philip McGeady (CGCF) 77. CSS 67/67