First GOY 2017

Castle Barna Golf Club.
The first GOY event of the season took place last weekend and attracted a large entry for the Shap Mangan Trophy qualifier. Excellent weather produced some hot scoring, with the competition winner being decided on countback after three players finished on 42 points. The winner was the big hitting David Walsh (18) who edged out former Captain Donal Scally (13) on a better back nine. Eamonn Lawlor (28) was the third player with 42 pts, the Croghan man producing one of his best ever rounds and having the consolation of the Div. 4 prize. David Brazil (4) shot one under for 41 pts to claim top spot in Div. 1 prize. Anthony Galvin (15) also shot 41 pts to take Div 2 denying Michael McAvinney after another countback. Joe Mann (16) continued his good recent form to succeed in Div 3 with 39 pts. The first round of the Walsh Kealey sponsored Thursday 9 hole competition saw Mickey Dunne take top spot with 21 pts. Our Barton Cup team fell at the first hurdle in losing 3 – 2 to Edenderry.
Next weekend`s competition is a fourball, which doubles up as a qualifier for the fourball matchplay. On Easter Monday there is a Ladies & Gents Open Singles.
Our Seniors Open continues every Tuesday and our Open Stableford continues every Thursday. Bookings can be made at www.castlebarna.ie or by phoning the clubhouse on 057 9353384.