Big scores and some wonderful prizes at Donegal Ladies GAA golf classic


Big scores and some wonderful prizes at Donegal Ladies GAA golf classic

The Donegal Ladies GAA annual golf classic took place in Ballybofey and Stranorlar Golf Club on Friday.

Despite the very wet conditions, the day was a huge success thanks in no small part to the many competitors who took to the Twin Towns fairways.

There was over €2,000 in prizes up for grabs as well as some fantastic signed prizes from Ireland's three time major winner Pádraig Harrington.

The winning score was returned by the team of Roger Campbell, Mark Rodgers, John Moore and Kevin Kelly with a fantastic 94 points

The United Healthcare team of Andy Parkinson, Dougie McFeely, John McMenamin and Conor Henderson were second with 90 points.

The third placed team was made up of Paddy Mullan, John Campbell, Michael Scanlon and Denis O'Connor who had 89 points.

The Red Hugh's team of Denim Rowan, Ciaran Melaugh, Martin Wilson and Gerard Melaugh with 88 points were fourth.

Edward Bradley, Gerard Conaty, Francie Martin and Ciaran Mathewson on break of tie from Derek Wilson, Alister Boreland, Gerard Harkin and Chris Nee were fifth. They both had a score of 85 points.

The nearest the pin prize was a much sought after 56 degree wedge donated by Pádraig Harrington.This prize was won on the 17th green by Donegal county hurler Ciaran Matthewson who got to 11' 1" of the pin.

The Donegal Ladies would like to thank Ballybofey and Stranorlar Golf Club for their hospitality and help organising this event.

Thanks to all the members and players of the Donegal LGFA who helped out at the event. Finally, the ladies would like to thank all the sponsors because without you the golf classic would be a non-starter.