On Wednesday 28th August there was a big turnout for the Value Centre Open. Kenny Harkin (11.8) proved the best player on the day with a score of 41 pts. Kenny had three birdies i.e. on the 5th, the 9th & the 16th with 6 pars . Runner up was Damien Redmond (14.8) with 40 pts. and Oisin Harkin (18.7) was third with 39 pts. Gross was won by Ryan Griffin (away) with 38 pts.
Due to torrential rain Friday night and Saturday morning it was decided not to play the Zeus Open which has been deferred to a later date.
On Sunday 1st day of September the Members Open was played, Patrick O’Kane (11.6) was the winner with 41pts. Patrick had an excellent 10 pars and 8 bogeys on the day. Philip Friel (9.3) was runner up with 39 pts. and third was Brian O’Donnell (17.1) with 36 pts.
Also on Sunday Bobby Mullally Minor League Team Captain, took his team to Murvagh for the away leg of the Semi Final. He had a strong team on the day with Jo McManus/Michael Shiel, Pat Keating/Donnie Costigan, Paul Carr/Kevin Roche, Oisin Harkin/Vinnie Bianconi & Pat Keating/Tim O’Farrell. Letterkenny went to Murvagh up with 5 games and 22 holes. The Murvagh Team were not about to give up and fielded a strong team. Three matches out of the five were very close however the first pairings out Jo McManus & Michael Shiel took an early lead of one & two holes and never relinquished this lead until they reached the 16th where the game became dormy. Letterkenny got the half match required to win the Semi Final. Well done lads. The other Semi Final between Buncrana and Portsalon has not yet been finalised.
The Inter Club League Match Letterkenny V Redcastle first leg was played at home where the Letterkenny Team won 4 games to 1 against a battle hardened Redcastle Team. Sheamus Farren, Team Captain will be taking his team for the away match next Sunday.
The Seniors played Ballyliffin on Thursday in the Semi Final. They won the match and are now in the final playing against Portsalon.
Upcoming Events : On Satuirday 7th we have the Carpet Interiors Open and on Sunday the Members Open. On Wednesday 11th September the C & M Embroidery Open will be played.