Kevin McCrystal wins Leitrim Cup at Rosapenna

Rosapenna Golf Club hosts annual Leitrim Cup event

Kevin McCrystal wins Leitrim Cup at Rosapenna

The 97th Leitrim Cup at Rosapenna Golf Club, sponsored by The Pavilion Golf Shop took place over the Old Tom Morris over the bank holiday weekend.

It was another successful weekend of competition with some terrific golf and a number of intriguing matches.

The Saturday qualifiers were as follows, 1st Raymond Doody (14) with 65 nett, 2nd Brian McCloskey (15) with 67 nett - Elm Park, Gross Mick Gallagher Jnr (7) with 75 gross, 3rd Kevin McCrystal (13) with 68 nett, CSS 71

Two's - Pat Boyce, Mick Gallagher Jnr, Seimi Connor, Tony McBride, John Doran Snr & Michael Carr €19 each.

The Sunday qualifiers were as follows

1st Hugh McBride (20) with 66 nett bot, 2nd Con Boyce (4) with 66 nett

Gross John Doran Snr (6) 76 gross

3rd Michael Boyce (11) 68 nett, CSS 71

Two's - Peadar Boyce, Con Boyce, Francie Boyce, Martin McBride, Shaun Boyce & John Doran Jnr €18 each.

There were eight qualifiers for the Quarter finals and the matches ended as follows - John Doran Snr beat Hugh McBride, Michael Boyce beat Con Boyce, Kevin McCrystal beat Brian McCloskey, Mick Gallagher Jnr beat Raymond Doody.

Semi final matches ended as follows -

John Doran Snr beat Michael Boyce

Kevin McCrystal beat Mick Gallagher Jnr

The final between Kevin McCrystal (12) & John Doran Snr (6) was played over the Old Tom Morris Links. After 9 holes there was just one hole between the pair with Kevin 1 up. He then rallied in the Valley winning holes 10,11 & 13 to go four up with five to play. The Par 3 14th was halved in Pars, Kevin then won the 15th for a 5&4 victory.

Congratulations to both players for playing the final in such great spirit

and thank you to all the members that followed the match all afternoon.