There was an all too familiar delay early on Sunday morning but when the frost cleared, play got underway in the Open Fourball. The frosty morning tends to develop into a beautiful afternoon and Sunday was no exception. Gowran Park Members occupied the first three placings:
1st Dan Stallard (7) Gowran Park & Declan Davis (13) Gowran Park with 46 pts.
2nd John Greene (13) Gowran Park & Pat Staunton (17) Gowran Park with 43 pts.
3rd Richard Barron (9) Gowran Park & Dylan Vaughan (17) Gowran Park with 43 pts.
3 Person Team Event (qualifier), Friday 12th March:
Nicky Cleere (9) Gowran Park
Larry Cleere (8) Gowran Park
Ian Morrissey (14) Gowran Park
Qualified with 90 pts.
The final qualifier is on Friday 19th March –3 person Scramble. Visitors €20pp, Members €10pp
Members Over 55’s competition. Every Momday morning at 9.30. Draw will be made for competition that morning. Contact Vice Captain Sean Kiely or President Mattie Byrne Snr. for more information.
Next Sunday there will be a Scotch Foursomes competition. In this format, both members of a team drive on every hole and then you choose the best ball and take alternate shots to complete the hole.