CAPTAIN'S DAY REPORT AND PHOTOS
ACCOUNTANT Noel Conn produced all the correct figures to win Richard Black's Captain's Day prize at County Armagh Golf Club.
His 41 points score was the best of the Captain's stableford competition which was hosted over two-days and attracted a field of almost 300 golfers.
County Armagh Golf Club Captain's Day winner Noel Conn is pictured with Captain Richard Black and wife Ann.
More than 50 ladies and the club's many juvenile boys and girls also joined in the competition for an array of superb prizes.
Saturday 8th August at 6.00pm
Mark BraidnerA competent slide and finger style guitarist influenced primarily by the pre-war blues of the 1920s and 1930s Mark Braidner along with his band offer a mix of everything from Ragtime and Houkum styles through to down home Delta blues. Their driving beats and infectious rhythms get toes tapping wherever they play.
Sunday 9th August at 6.00pm
Cold PorterFeaturing the voice of Eilish McCaffrey, Cold Porter deliver a wide range of music spanning the decades and genres and their show is guaranteed to include something for all tastes. Expect anything from sixties soul to seventies funk blended with jazz and blues/rock classics. The band have been playing pubs, clubs, weddings and festivals for over a decade now and a have a strong local following.
AFFABLE Art McCrory marched to victory in the County Armagh Open Stableford competition on 12 th July. His 42 points was the best on the day.
Steady scoring over the front nine holes flagged up 23 points for Art at the turn. And that momentum was maintained on the route home without disturbance for a further 19 points.
Art McCrory is presented with is prize by County Armagh Golf Club Captain Richard Black after winning the Open Stableford competition on 12 th July. Included also are runners up Colin Clarke and Iggy Mallon.
PIPPED at the post in the Henry White Memorial, Shea Brady produced the winning score he'd been threatening to take the honours in the County Armagh July Medal competition.
The club barman, playing of a handicap of six, returned a nett 65 to win the coveted medal and secure himself a place in the Club Championship.
Shea Brady is presented with his July Medal prize by County Armagh Vice Captain Marty Oliver. Included also are runners up Tommy Makem, Anthony Fagan and Ian Millar.
A magnificent seven birdies shot student Adam Cromwell to victory in the County Armagh Open stroke competition, sponsored by Campbell Fuels.
The young golfer's nett 61 was one of the best scores shot at the city course this season and was four shots better than the rest of the field on the day.
In a truly impressive round, Adam, who plays off a handicap of 7, recorded five birdies on route to a five under par back nine.
Adam Cromwell is presented with his prize by County Armagh Golf Club Vice Captain Marty Oliver after winning the Campbell Fuels sponsored Open Stroke competition. Included also is Paul Doyle (3 rd from right) representing Campbell Fuels and other prize winners in the competition (from left), Francis Curley, Gary Lappin, Neil Cromwell, Stewart Stevenson and Andrew Rennie.
There was a great turnout for the July Medal Competition which was played on Thursday 16 th July. Carina Oliver had a great score of 70 beating Nicola Spence and Margaret McNamee on the count back.
l/r back row: M. Knott, R. Haughey, E. Grimes, A. Kellett, C. McAleavey.
l/r front row: C. Oliver (winner), Pat Harrison (Sponsor), Margaret Marjoram ( Lady Captain).
A MAGNIFICENT seven birdies in a six-under par round shot Conal Patterson to victory in the Henry White Memorial Open competition at County Armagh.
The Lurgan man, who plays of a handicap of three, could do no wrong on his way to a nett 64 winning score.
With five birdes from the first eight holes, Conal was four under par at the turn – a bogey four at the par 3 third hole the only fault on his outward trek.
County Armagh Golf Club Captain Richard Black is joined by Nuala White for the presentation of the Henry White Memorial Trophy, sponsored by Philip White Tyres Ltd. Included are competition winners (from left) Philip Kelly, Shea Brady, Derek McKeever, George Bradshaw and Gareth Frizell
Former Northern Ireland international and Manchester United footballer Keith Gillespie and sports pundit Liam Beckett joined County Armagh Golf Club Vice Captain Marty Oliver and member Paul Kelly for a round of golf on the city course on Saturday afternoon.
The visitors thoroughly enjoyed their game and for Keith and Paul it was a winning partnership, prizing the match winnings from Liam and Marty!