Mixed Foursomes Team win Munster Pennant!!
A huge congratulations to our Irish Mixed Foursomes Team who were crowned MUNSTER CHAMPIONS for 2017 last Saturday in a sun soaked Cork City at Monkstown Golf Club. This is a huge achievement for everyone involved as our storied club does not have many pennants on display in our clubhouse, but this group of players has now created their own piece of history for themselves within the club, and what a win it was.
The team managed to squeeze past East Cork GC 3-2 in the morning Semi Final matches and then proceeded to blow away a gallant Gold Coast GC Team 4.5-0.5 in the afternoon’s final to spark fantastic celebrations with our travelling supporters.
Huge credit must also go to the management team of Padraig Mann, Margaret Hickey and Katherine McNamara, who have tinkered fabulously all year with the healthy squad they have put together, making sure that every squad member has felt as if they played their part in this journey so far.
Roll on the All-Ireland Finals in September and you can be sure that this team will now fear nobody as they go in such of that coveted Green GUI pennant.
The results of the Munster Final in full were as follows:
Irish Mixed Foursomes Munster Final
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Monkstown Golf Club 5th August 2017
Adare Manor 4.5 – 0.5 Gold Coast
Alan Purcell & Antoinette Meghan beat Ger Bagge & Esther & McGuckian 5&4
Martin Hayes & Breda Naughton beat Kieran Cullinan & Rosie Murphy 2&1
Barry O’Riordan & Siobhan Curran halved with Earon O’Donnell & Geraldine Hallinan, called in
Eoin Moran & Phil Mann beat Derek Power & Karen Darcy 2 holes
Brian Murray & Deirdre Keating beat Michael White & Elaine Goss 2&1