Successful Week for Golf Club in ‘On the Road’ Competitions

Another good week for local golfers in outside competitions. ©Photograph: John Reidy
Another good week for local golfers in outside competitions.
©Photograph: John Reidy

It has been yet another successful week for members of Castleisland Ladies Golf Club.  The Noreen Moore team had a win over Ballybunion in Ardfert on Monday last and have progressed to the next round of this competition.
On Tuesday, captain, John O’Connell with lady captain, Margaret Moloney and president, Maurice O’Connor travelled to Adare to take part in the regional qualifier of the Allianz & Irish Independent Executive Golf Trophy. The trio walked away winners and will now go on to the national finals in September in the K Club.
In addition to the members’ competitions this weekend, the club will run  an open, mixed foursomes on Monday. Booking can be made on line at or by phoning 0667141709

Junior Golfers Progress in ‘The Fred Daly’ 
Castleisland’s junior golfers have progressed in yet another national competition.  The boys recently reached the Munster quarter final of the junior foursomes. Though they were not successful in making the semi-final of this competition it did not deter them as they had a 5/2 win over Newcastle West in the first round of the ‘Fred Daly’ which was held in Beaufort just last week. This competition was started in memory of Ireland’s first Open Champion. The Fred Daly Trophy has been competed for since 1995.
In 1947 Daly won the Open Championship at Hoylake and also played in the Ryder Cup four times, 1947, 1949, 1951 and 1953.
The next round of the Munster junior competition is in June and will also be held in Beaufort G.C.
Team members are: David O’Donoghue, Colin McCarthy, Ronan Cross, James McAuliffe, Dylan Guirey, Connie O’Connor and Tadhg Walsh.  And we all wish them luck.

Castleisland Golf Club News

Men’s Club Results

Monday, May 19th  Seniors 12 hole

1st     Kevin Fitzgerald   25pts
2nd    Mike Moloney   25pts
3rd     Willie Galvin   24pts


Sunday June 1st         Singles GOY sponsored by Dan Fitzgerald Tralee
Sunday June 8th         Singles
Sunday June 15th         GUI Competition. No Club competition.
Sunday June 22nd        Lady Captain’s Prize
Sunday June 29th         Singles

SENIORS: Castleisland Seniors every Monday at 11am.

Castleisland Ladies Club:
Result of Rumble for Crumlin:
Mike Sugrue, Pat White and Kevin Fitzgerald with a score of 84. Scramble Results: Ladies (Wednesday) Maria O’Connor, Marie O’Connor, Betty McAuliffe and Catherine Horan.
Friday night (Mixed) Two winning teams: Philip Horan, Margaret Moloney, Jimmy O’Connell, Brendan Keegan, Mary Shanahan and James McAuliffe.
June 1st 6 & 18 hole stableford sponsored by Costello’s shoes
June 8th Nora Geaney Memorial trophy, 6,9 & 18 hole competition
Ladies 6 hole scramble on Wednesday weather permitting, register at 6pm for tee off at 6.30 sharp, mixed scramble Friday night, register 6pm for 6.30 tee off.