Kerry Golf News & Results


Ladies Medal
1st Eileen Fitzpatrick (17) 71 nett
2nd Sinead O’Sullivan (17) 74 nett
3rd Esther Mc Auliffe (21) 76 nett

18 hole Singles S/Ford 2nd September 2018
Sponsored by: Crystal Jewellers Paddy Conway

1st Vincent Devlin (9) 37 pts
2nd Darragh Courtney (8) 36 pts
3rd Keith Moran (9) 36 pts
F9 Seamus Kelly (21) 20 pts
B9 Ger McSweeney (12) 18 pts


The Seniors Results for 27/08/18 are as follows:-
1st Willie Galvin 25pts.
2nd Cyril Quigley 24pts.
3rd Mike O’Connor 24pts.

The Mixed Scramble Results for 29/08/18are:-
1st Mary O’Sullivan,Willie Galvin, Cyril Quigley
2nd Peg Fitzgerald, Mairead Daly, William O’Sullivan, Tom Brennan

Results of the 3 person Florida Scramble for 2/09/18
1st Declan Murphy Jonathan Kelliher John Slattery 47pts
2nd Niall Gilroy Eamon Feeley Stephen Crookes 46pts
3rd Francis McAuliffee David O’Donoghue
James McAuliffe 45pts

Next weeks competition
Presidents Prize Patsy Sweeney
18 hole stableford GOY
Prize presentation in clubhouse at 9pm.
Live music and dancing after
All member welcome to attend


Men’s Results.

Senior Scratch Cup
1st Philip Duggan (6) 75 Gross
2nd. Rory O’Sullivan (5) 75 Gross (OCB)

Intermediate Scratch Cup
1st. Michael Burke (15) 79 Gross
2nd. Gerald O’Dwyer (13) 81Gross

Minor Scratch Cup
1st. Mark Granville (21) 84 Gross
2nd Jason Taylor (21) 87 Gross

Thursday Autumn Gold Winner – Jim Cremin 21pts.

Thursday Night Bottle Comp. Winner – Mike O‘Brien 31pts.

Ladies Results.

O’Brien Corkery Cup


1st. Colette Bradshaw (17) 64nett
2nd. Rita O’Brien (35) 69nett
Best Gross Kim Kennedy 83 Gross
3rd. Christina Foley (15) 71 nett

Winner of Putts Delia Long 28 Putts

Next weekend – The Three Brothers Competition.



Ladies Club
Over 50’s: Wednesday 29th August, 9 Hole Stableford,1st Jackie Moriarty (36) 22 pts.

Men’s Club
Seniors: Thursday 30th August, 9 Hole Stableford, 1st Fred Garvey (7) 19 pts., 2nd Trevor Howell (7) 19 pts.

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd September, Captain Pat Doody’s Prize, 18 Hole Stroke (incl. 9 Hole Playoff), 1st Tom Moriarty (12)100 Nett, 2nd Tom Leen (17) 104.5 Nett, Best Gross: Mike Keane (9) 121, 3rd Nett. Brian Tess (13) 106.5, Front 9: Ger Malone 31 Nett., Back 9: John Fielding 34 Nett, Past Captain: Martin Rice 67 Nett, Best Senior: Sean O’Connor (Tralee) 74 Nett. Nearest the Pin: Fred Garvey (Hole in One), Longest Drive: Kieran Kelliher, Guest, 18 Hole Stableford: 1st Donal Donovan (16) 32 pts., 2nd Sean Casey (10) 31 pts. Ladies 9 Hole Stableford: 1st Joan Cantillon 23 pts., 2nd Jackie Moriarty 19 pts.


Ladies Club: Friday 7th September, 18 Holes Stableford. 10 am Draw. Saturday 8th September, President Eddie Hanafin’s Prize, 18 Hole Stableford for Ladies, Timesheet.

Ladies Over 50’s: Wed. 5th September, 9 Hole Stableford. Draw 10.00am

Men’s Club: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September, President Eddie Hanafin’s Prize, 18 Hole Stableford, Time Sheet.

Seniors: Thursday 6th September, 9 Hole Stableford. Draw at 9:30 am.


On Sunday Sept 2nd we held an Open SS competition.
The winners were
1..Damian Greer (13) 42 pts
2..Virginijius Jonikiatis (12) 41 pts
3.. Oliver Butler (17) 40 pts .


Results & Fixtures: 4ball Round 3 Series


1st Derek O’Brien (16) Kieran Dinan (20) 46 Pts
2nd Barry Murphy (15) Kevin Rolls (13) 45 Pts
3rd Padraig Daughton (5) SDeamus Enright (8) 45 Pts
4th David hennebery (4) Brian Hennebery (9) 44 Pts

Total Teams Entered: 34

Sat Sept 08th Casual Golf, Club Finals Day & Junior Golf
Sun Sept 09th Club Fourbal/Foursomesl Round 4 of Series
Sat 15th Sept Casual Golf & Junior Golf
Sun 16th Sept Autumn Medal.
Sat 22nd Sept Casual Golf & Junior Golf
Sun 23rd Sept Club Fourball/Foursomes Round 5 of Series
Sat 29th Sept Casual Golf & Junior Golf
Sun 30th Sept MC 15 Dooks Exchange CCS Cleaners

Ladies results
Wednesday 29th August Mounthawk plate stroke
1st Catherine mc Carthy 76 nett

Wednesday 5th September singles club sponsored
Sunday 9th Fourball (Club sponsored)


Last Sunday’s competition was a Club Sponsored Fourball Betterball event and once again there was a fantastic turnout, with scoring right out of the top drawer. The winners with an incredible score of 50 Points were Derek O’Keeffe (11) & Donal Dennehy (17). Their winning score comprised of 24 Points on the front nine and 26 Points on the homeward nine. Runners Up were the combination of Denis A. Cronin (13) & Sean Moynihan (5) with an impressive 45 Points (25 Points back 9), 3rd was the pairing of Tom Daly (16) & Mike Lucey (18) also on 45 Points (24 Points back 9) and they ousted Junior Captain Kieran O’Connor (7) & Peter Walsh (11) into 4th position on the countback also. The Club wishes to offer their heartiest congratulations to the Ladies Senior Foursomes Team & Management who retained their Munster Title at Tipperary Golf Club on Sunday last. Please be reminded that there will be prize presentations on Friday 7th September at 8.30 p.m. for the following competitions, Aghadoe Heights Hotel Sponsored Club Singles Matchplay, Gallivan Murphy Hooper Dolan Sponsored Club Fourball Matchplay, The Golf Shop sponsored Club Scratch Matchplay, EBS Sponsored Singles and Galvin Drinks sponsored Singles. Next Sunday the Club has our Clifford’s Cash & Carry Sponsored Dooks Exchange. Finally, the Club wishes to offer sincere condolences to Austin Buckley and Family on the recent passing of Austin’s sister Rose Breen in Cork, and to Kenneth & Alan Flynn and their extended families on the recent passing of their father, Dermot Flynn.

Results for Sunday 2nd September 2018 Stableford competition held on Killeen and very kindly sponsored by Jackie from Visage Beauty salon Killarney.

1st & BG: Deidre Prendergast (6) 42 points.
2nd: Lora Beth Malloy ( 29) 39 points
3rd: Miriam Mc Farlane ( 27) 38 points ( B9)
4th : Louise Langan ( 13) 38 points ( B 6)
5th : Angela Kelliher ( 24) 38 points

CSS was 37 points.
Congratulations to all the winners!

Next Sunday’s competition is our annual “Ladies Play in Pink” competition, the format is 4 ball better ball on Mahony’s Point This competition is very kindly sponsored by Donal Considine from The Golf Shop,College street, Killarney.

Money raised on the day will go to this very worthy charity “Breast Cancer Research”. For the last two decades, the Irish Ladies Golf Union has supported Breast Cancer Research through golf days hosted by Lady Captains at clubs across the country. These competitions take the format of open, semi open, invitation and club. ‘
Play in Pink’ has been growing from strength to strength over the last couple of years and has raised over €630,000 in the past seven years with the monies going directly to Breast Cancer Research.
The ladies club at Killarney Golf & Fishing club are delighted to participate in this annual golf event on Sunday next 9th September 2018.
We look forward to seeing our ladies dressed in pink on the course and hope all have lots of fun and memorable day.

Don’t forget to “Wear it Pink” on the day!!

“Killarney ladies bring a record 3rd Munster title and pennant home to Killarney Golf Club this year, what a great year the ladies are having adding to the wonderful 125th anniversary celebrations”
We are so proud to of our Senior Foursome Ladies Team, who were crowned Munster champions on Sunday last at Tipperary golf club when they overcame Limerick GC in the Munster finals. The All Ireland finals will take place at Knightsbrook GC Co Meath on Wednesday 26th September 2018. We wish them every success. The team on Sunday was as follows.
Amy Arthur and Ailish Mulcahy , Tracy Eakin and Mary Geaney, Mary Sheehy and Christine Carroll. Reserves today were Anne Moynihan Rudden and Fidelma O Connor.
The team Manager is Christine Carroll.
Congratulations to all the team and management on representing our club so well we are very proud of you all.


Mens Golf
PGA Professional Singles – 1st & 2nd September 2018

Winner John Carroll (12) 43 pts
2nd Michael Moriarty (11) 40 pts
3rd Tadhg Fox (16) 38 pts c/b
4th Jimmy O’Shea (15) 38 pts c/b
Gross Daniel McGillycuddy (5) 38 pts
5th John Evans (13) 38 pts
6th Jim Guirey (16) 37 pts
Over 65’s Pat Nagle (11) 37 pts
Front 9 Stephen O’Sullivan Jnr (24) 23 pts
Back 9 Micheal Shaughnessy (5) 20 pts

NEXT WEEKEND – 9th September 2018 – Fexco Killarney Exchange Singles GOY

Boyles Hardware Singles – 25TH & 26TH AUGUST 2018

Winner Vincent Griffin (22) 37 pts c/b
2nd Clinton Griffin (20) 37 pts
3rd Stephen Clifford (25) 36 pts c/b
4th Ger O’Shea (16) 36 pts c/b
Gross Edward Deniels (6) 30 pts
5th John Clifford (20) 35 pts c/b
6th Christopher O’Riordan (8) 35 pts
Over 65’s Pat Nagle (11) 34 pts
Front 9 Daniel Moriarty (19) 20 pts
Back 9 Peter Fleming (9) 20 pts

Ladies Club
Brehon Competition 25th & 26th August 2018

1st – Liz Shanahan (23) = 37
2nd – Mary Curran (22) = 37
3rd – Joan Harmon (12) = 36
Cat A – Maeliosa Kelliher (12) = 34
Cat B – Dolores Johnston (29) = 30
Cat C – Caroline Glynn (34) = 34

Towers Hotel Puck Fair 13 Hole Re-Entry 7th to 18th August

1st – Ruth Condon (24) = 29 pts
2nd – Caitriona Daly (23) = 29 pts
3rd – Niamh McMurrough (24) = 28 pts
Cat A – Gina OConnor (20) = 26 pts
Cat B – Dolores Johnston (29) = 27 pts
Cat C – Susan Foley (36) = 26 pts


Ballybunion Golf Club Competition Results
Monday 27th August – Sunday 2nd September 2018

Mens Competitions:

Dan Blake Singles Sponsored by Bob McClure Sunday 2nd September 2018 – Old Course C.S.S.
1st Ronan Cross (4) 41pts
2nd Philip Byrne Jnr (3) 40pts
3rd Maurice Mulcare (11) 38pts
Gross Senan Carroll scr 32pts
4th James Quirke (11) 37pts
5th Brian Slattery (5) 36pts (back 9 19)
6th Des O Donnell (7) 36pts
Senior Pat Mulvihill (13) 33pts
Back 9 John Hennessy (21) 19pts (back 3 6pts)
Sunday 9th September 2018 Ceann Sibeal Exchange Day – Cashen Course

Ladies Competitions:

Ladies Competition Tuesday Voucher Tuesday 28th Agusut – Cashen Course
1st Mary Horgan(20) 37 pts

2nd Susan G. Kettler(9) 36 pts

3rd Mary O’Donoghue(11) 35 pts

4th Judy McMahon(26) 34 pts(bk 9-16)

Friday Mixed Semi Open Competition Friday 31st August 2018 – Old Course
1st Susan Gilmore (9)
Eric Ketler (12)
Fr. Brendan O’Callaghan (14)
Padraig O’Donnell (21) 5 under 44.4

2nd Rory Flannery (14)
Marguerite Lyons (21)
John Bambury (11)
Pat McLoughlin (15) 4 under 44.9

3rd Kieran Lynch (16)
Donal Sugrue (7) Tralee G C
Caroline Sugrue (37) Tralee G C
Una Lynch (36) Castlegregory G C level 45.4

Ladies Mixed Scramble Competition Sunday 2nd September 2018 – Cashen Course
1st Eileen Barrett, Catriona Corrigan, Marie Kennelly 59.8 pts nett
2nd Lorraine Canty, Eleanor O’Sullivan, Anna Walsh 60.4pts nett

Sunday 9th September 2018 Ladies Competition – Old Course
Tuesday 11th September 2018 Ladies Tuesday Competition – Cashen Course

Senior Men’s Competitions:

Senior Men’s Competition Thursday 30th August 2018 – Captains Prize

1st Nicolas Hayes(18) 44pts

2nd Joe Costelle (22) 42pts

3rd Con Mulvihill (13) 41pts

4th Rory Flannery (15) 40pts

5th Eamonn Kennelly (13) 38pts B6-11

6th Frank McNerney (27) 38pts

7th Dan F O Brien (12) 37pts B9-21

8th Michael Barrett (17) 37pts B9-20
9th Sean Corcoran (12) 37pts B9-17

10th Eamon Condon (15) 37pts

Gross Frank Dore

V. Jerry Galvin (18) 37pts

S.V. John Cohalan (28) 36pts


Thursday 6th September 2018 Senior Men’s Competition – Cashen Course

Senior Ladies Competitions:

Senior Ladies 9 Hole Competition 30th August 2018 – Cashen Course

1st Maureen Stack (36) 20pts
2nd Mary Whelan (30) 18pts
Rosalie O Neill (37) 16pts


Thursday 6th September 2018 Senior Ladies 9 Hole Competition – Cashen Course

Ballyheigue Castle

Sundays competition was an 18 Singles Stableford competition sponsored by O’Donnells Bar and Restaurant Tralee.
1 Ger Fitzgibbon (16) 47 pts
2 Sean O’Sullivan (13) 39 pts
3 Jack Dempsey (18) 38 pts
4 Mark Condon (12) 38 pts
CSS 37pts

Next Sundays competition is an 18 Hole Single Stableford competition. Timesheet available online.

The top 10 in the GOTY after Sundays competition is as follows
1 O’Regan, Denis 92
2 O’Halloran, Enda 91
3 Gilbride, Noel 77
4 O’Connor, Terry 72
5 Fitzgibbon, Ger 71
6 Carroll, Colum 64
7 Dillane, Pat 62
8 Mc Mahon, Earl 61
9 Healy, Paddy 59
10 Hehir, Michael 58
Full details on masterscoreboard.
The top 30 in the GOTY will qualify for the Master Classic on October 7th. 30th place is currently 37pts.

The semi final of the Billy O’Sullivan took place against Kenmare in the Old Course Ballybunion last Saturday. Ger Lynch & Bernard Dineen Won 4 & 3. John Donegan (A) & Brendan Harty Won 2 & 1. Jack Dempsey & Billy Griffin Won 6 & 5. Colum Carroll & Brendan McMahon were 1 Up after 15 Holes when called in. Thady Coughlan & Eamon Stack Lost 4 & 3. They will now play Ballybunion in Ballybunion (Old Course) on September 15th at 12pm.

The final 9 Hole scramble for the summer took place last Friday evening.
1st Michael Slattery Donagh Shanahan Breda Shanahan
2nd Noel Gilbride Brendan Kenny Mary fortune
3rd John Bourke Brendan McMahon Mary Halloran


(Gents Branch)

31st August – Open Friday – Sponsored by Cliffords Groundcare
Winner: Patrick Daly(01) 31 pts

2nd September – 18 Hole Par 3 Stableford Competition – Sponsored by P Galvins Bar, Beaufort
1st Captain Sean Coffey (28) 65 pts
2nd Donal Carroll (22) 60 pts
3rd Jerry O’Shea (28) 60 pts


8th/9th September – 18 Hole Stableford (Yellow Tees) – Sponsored by Permanent TSB, Killarney

Club Scramble Wednesday –Meet at clubhouse at 5.30pm for 6pm shotgun start.

Every Friday – Open Single Stableford – Sponsored by Cliffords Groundcare – open to gents and ladies – Entry Fee €25 – Ring Clubhouse on 064-6644440 to book a tee time.

(Ladies Branch)

30th August – 9 Hole Stableford – Sponsored by Ladies Branch
1st Lady Captain Aideen Ryan-Lee (16) 20 pts
2nd Renee Clifford (14) 18 pts

2nd September – 18 Hole Par 3 Competition – Sponsored by Kissane’s Shop, Carnahone
1st Noreen Kinsella (28) 60 pts
2nd Margaret Guerin (26) 56 pts


8th9th September – Round 6 Golfer of The Year – 18 Hole Stroke – Sponsored by Liam Bohan

Ceann Sibéal / Dingle Links

Singles S/Ford- Exchange with Tralee-Sponsored by Arkil Quarries
1. J J Corduff (6) 35pts
2. John Lucey (14) 33pts
Gross. Tomás Ó Muircheartaigh (8) 85
3. Niall Houlihan (15) 31pts
4. Don Brockie (19) 30pts
Front Nine. Tom Stack (16) 19pts
Back Nine. David O’Mahony (10) 16pts

Singles Stroke Sponsored by Bernard Ó Súilleabháin, An Daingean
1. Liam Ó hÓgáin (20)66net
2. Damien Duffy (3) 69net
3. Jim Fitzgerald (21) 72net

Fixture List September:
9th 4 Person Classic / Ballybunion Exchange- Sponsored by Paul Geaney’s Bar
16th Singles S/Ford Sponsored by Newcastle West Glass Ltd
23rd Singles S/Ford Sponsored by Carlen Glass Ltd
25th & 27th Open Seniors Classic – Sponsored by Dingle Distillery
30th Singles S/Ford (GOY) Sponsored by Toz O’Mahony

Singles S/Ford-Exchange with Tralee-Sponsored by Arkil Quarries
1. Margot Wall (24) 32pts
2. Geraldine Murphy (21) 29pts
3. Rosaleen Fitzgerald (25) 28pts

Singles Stroke / Medal- Sponsored by Gillian Stack & Ger Buttimer
1. Ann O’Higgins (20) 69net
2. Orla Barry (25) 70net
3. Margot Wall (24) 74net
Front Nine. Kate O’Connor (22) 36net
Back Nine. Mary Murphy (30) 37net

Ladies Fixture List September:
9th 4 Person Classic / Ballybunion Exchange- Sponsored by Paul Geaney’s Bar
12th Singles S/Ford Sheila O’Gorman Memorial
19th Medal / Stroke / GOY Sponsored by Noreen Lucey
25th Singles S/Ford Sponsored by Óstán Cheann Sibéal