Eoghan has been in great form, as he backed up his win in the Connacht U14 Championship with a third place finish at the Leinster U14 Championship this week.
In another great moment for the club and his family, John Murphy has been selected for the Great Britain and Irish team to play Europe in the St Andrews Trophy, in Finland on the 26th and 27th of July.
The West Cork Senior Shield won the first match at Clonaklity GC to clinch the match, as they held a 5-0 lead going there. The team was Cathal Foley and Paul o’Connell, Bobby Thompson and Ronan Connery, Kevin Cahill and Stephen Dwyer, Donal Bollard and Patsy Coughlan and Tim Smyth and Ian Sherlock.
The West Cork Junior Shield team took a 2-3 into the return leg with Bandon. The team is Ronan Farrissey and Gert Ringsted, Paul Young and Ger Coakley, Jim Catchpole and Michael McEvoy, Joe O’Connell and Dave Dunne, and Jimmy Dunne and Padraig Crowley.
The AIG Junior Cup will be held at Kinsale next week, Kinsale play the winners of Skibbereen and Macroom on Saturday afternoon.
Congratulations to the Spring League team, winners of the trophy at Bantry Bay GC on Sunday. The team was Jim Catchpole, Padraig Crowley, Anthony Desmond, Jimmy Dunne, Noel McMahon, Brian O’Neill, Batt Ryan, Robbie Walsh Jnr, James Walsh, Keith Webb and Paul Young. The team managers were Jerry Crean, Gerry Kelly and John O’Neill.
Keep up to date with all the team news at https://www.kinsalegolf.ie/mens-team-news/
It was a busy weekend at Farrangalway and at St Andrews, congratulations to Eugene O’Callaghan – winner of the Captains Prize, and to John Murphy, winner of the St Andrews Links Trophy John proudly wearing his club top.
The Golfer of the Year rankings after 7 events have been released. Anthony Broderick is tied with Alan Duggan for the lead.
The trials and tribulations of playing well and being in contention are documented by Team Barrett
Course Improvement Plan
Work on the course, as detailed in the development plan, continues as the weather permits. New bunkering on the 6th, 7th and 16th have made a terrific improvement, and will be well tested this coming season.
The comprehensive improvement plan has been submitted by Ken Kearney Golf Design. The plan is located on the Club Documents page.
Kinsale Golf Club has a long and distinguished history and can trace its origins back to 1880.
It is situated 5 kilometers from the Historic town of Kinsale and is just over 20 kilometers from Cork City. The course is in a rural setting and has stunning views of the surrounding countryside. It measures 6,935 yards and consists of two nine hole loops finishing at the Clubhouse. The Club has played host to major tournaments including the All Ireland Finals of the Cups & Shields in its Centenary year 2012. The Club has a full range of practice facilities including , 6 bay driving range, putting and chipping greens, Pro Shop and Catering facilities. Attractive Green Fee rates are available, click here for details.
Kinsale is the southernmost town on the Wild Atlantic Way. The town is known as the Gourmet Capital Of Ireland with a large selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels to suit every budget. There are many sandy beaches nearby with sailing and fishing well catered for. It is an ideal location for those planning a golfing holiday.