Women - News & Results
On Thursday 18 July thirty-nine ladies played the July Medal competition at Co Armagh Golf Club which was very generously sponsored by Divine by Donna.
Back L-R: Gemma Rice, Emma Garrigan, Maggie McKee and Colette McSorley.
3 rd Row L-R: Maura McCoy and June Humphries
2 nd Row L-R: Karen Edgar, Anne McDonald and Patricia Hughes
Front L-R: Donna, Divine by Donna, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Lily McMullan
Cathy's Beauty Salon sponsored the 3-Ball Scramble held at Co Armagh on Thursday 11 July. Welcoming a large number of ladies to prize-giving, Lady Captain, Mrs Moya Brady thanked Cathy, in her absence, for her sponsorship.
L-R: Lily McMullan, Molly Conway, Mary McElvanna, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Elizabeth Mawhinney, Alexandra Mawhinney and Fionnuala Quinn
1 st – Alexandra Mawhinney, Fionnuala Quinn and Elizabeth Mawhinney Nett 64.8
Fifty-two ladies competed in the prestigious Ellie Mayne Cup competition on 4 July. Once again very generously sponsored by Hewitt Meats the competition was played as stroke rather than the traditional stableford format. The competition standard scratch was 70.
Mrs Moya Brady, Lady Captain, welcomed James Hewitt and fellow golfer Lily McMullan, Hewitt Meats and thanked them for their generous support of the competition.
Back L-R: Marie McGreevy, Sheila Hughes, Catherine Rice, Bernie McBride and Lena Duffy
Middle L-R: Carmel Cassidy, Katherine Steenson, Hilary Johnston, Paula McCrory and Denise Murphy
Front L-R: Sylvia Ashe, James Hewitt, Hewitt Meats, Colette McSorley, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Emma Garrigan and Lily McMullan, Hewitt Meats
Co Armagh Golf Club's Lady Captain's Day took place on Saturday 22 June when ladies competed in glorious sunshine and with perfect golfing conditions for an array of beautiful prizes chosen by Lady Captain Moya. Thanks to the Greens Convenor, Greens-Staff and volunteers the course was in excellent condition and whilst it proved incredibly challenging for many, evident in the competition standard scratch of 73, the winner of the Lady Captain's prize, Bernie Rice had no such difficulties.
Winner of Lady Captain's Day 2019 Bernie Rice with Lady Captain Moya Brady
The runner-up was Jill McKenna.
The annual Marie Curie Classic took place on Thursday 26 June, a few weeks later than planned due to the course having been closed on the day it was originally scheduled and, in stark contrast to that day, the weather was glorious. The competition was once again sponsored by Rice's Supermarket, Keady, who have been associated with the charity for many years.
Back L-R: Alexandra Mawhinney, Lily McMullan, Patricia Hughes, Anne Attwell, Bernie Rice and Geraldine Rafferty
Front L-R: Phil Rice, Rice's Supermarket, Lady Captain Moya Brady and Hilary Johnston
The Ian Donaldson Stableford took place at Co Armagh on Thursday 20 June when forty-eight ladies played in the competition sponsored by The Vintage. The competition standard scratch was 71. Mrs Moya Brady, Lady Captain thanked Una Kearney, The Vintage for her generous sponsorship. Paula McCrory took first place with 37pts beating Lynne Brown on the countback into second place. Michelle Kinane was third with 35 pts.
Back L-R: Sheila Hughes, Karen Edgar, Hilary Johnston, Tish Burke, Geraldine Rafferty, Helen McCourt and Patricia Hughes
Front L-R: Gail Steed, Lynne Brown, Lady Captain Moya Brady, Paula McCrory and Ann O'Hea
Fifty-three ladies played in the Club Stableford competition generously sponsored by Carey Glass, on Thursday 13 June at Co Armagh. Unfortunately, Philip Corrigan, Carey Glass was unable to attend prize-giving to present the beautiful prizes, which had all been purchased from Vincent Mone and Son, Keady. Welcoming a large number of ladies to prize-giving, Mrs Moya Brady, Lady Captain thanked Carey Glass for the sponsorship.
The competition standard scratch was 71. Alexandra Mawhinney claimed first place with a fantastic 41 pts, 3 points clear of Siobhan Donnelly's 38 pts and Jacqueline Kelly was third with 36 pts.
Back L-R: Cait McKinney, Helen Forster, Michelle Kinane, Joy Steenson and Paula McCrory
Middle L-R: Siobhan Donnelly, Jacqueline Kelly and Gail Steed
Front L-R: Lady Captain Moya Brady and Alexandra Mawhinney
The Fox Cup and Culmore Shield Stroke Competitions took place on Thursday 30 May at Co Armagh Golf Club. The Fox Cup was competed for by golfers in the 0-27 handicap range meanwhile those with a handicap of 28 or greater played for the Culmore Shield.
A large number of ladies gathered prior to the prizegiving to learn about and sample Symphonia Gin's No 1, No 2 and No 3 spirits, handmade in Benburb's Woodlab Distillery by Dr Ric Dyer. A number of lucky ladies won gin raffle prizes at the end of the talk.
Fiona and Ric Dyer, Symphonia Gin with Lady Captain, Moya Brady
There was a very warm welcome for Daily Bake's representative and fellow golfer, Sheila Stinson, who had once again very generously sponsored the competition with an array of beautiful prizes.