On the opening day of the annual Winter league competition, Paul McKernan (10) returned 39pts to win a Sweep Stableford.
Second was Kevin Carmichael (9) 38pts (on better back nine), third Michael McNeill (20) 38pts (on better back nine) and fourth Sean McKenna (9) 38pts.
There were 3 optional twos winners, each getting 21 golf balls. Next day, a similar event brought the following outcome – 1st,Cathal Scullion (14) 38pts; 2nd,Geoffrey Caskey (11) 37pts; 3rd, Trevor Currie (16) 36pts (on better back nine ); 4th, Matt Collier (27) 36pts (on better back nine).
Here, 4 players win 6 golf balls apiece for their twos entry.
This year, there are 16 teams made up of 9 players in the Winter League.
These are; 1 – Noel McMullan,Trevor Jamison, Cecil Brown, Damien Larkin, Seamus Graffin, Cathal Graffin, Cathal Scullion, Fergal Lee. 2 – Hugh McGoldrick, John McGoldrick, Sean O’Neill, Brendan Loughlin, Raymond Collins, Martin Collins, Mickey McSwiggan, Tony White. 3 - Niall Evans, Michael Browne, Raymond Semple, Brian Doyle, John Thompson, John B. McLoughlin, Gerard Loughlin, Charlie Donnelly. 4 – Tony McFlynn, Diarmaid McFlynn, Joe McCloskey, Niall McGoldrick, Gerry Slowey, Tony McGuire, John Hegarty, Mark Hammond. 5 – Gary McOscar, Martin Craig, Liam Campbell, Thomas Doyle, Liam Craig, John Quinn, Don Montgomery, Rory Gribbin. 6 – Mark Neeson, Alan Millar, Karl Kelso, Dave Skelly, Hilary Armstrong, Mark McElroy, Stephen McKenna , Sean Tennyson. 7 –Liam Strathern, Donal Mullan, Vince Coey, Graham Hunter, John McCloy, Stephen Heaney, Gary Quinn, Terry Robb. 8 –Gabriel McKenna, Des McGurk, Chris Devlin, Tommy McKenna, Johnny McKenna, John Conway, Kevin Conway, Gerard Mulligan. 9 – Barney Keenan, John Mackle, Seamus McGuckin, Brian Shaw, Danny McGlone, Bernard Daly, Fabian Cushley, Gerry Lynch. 10- Michael McGrath, Bernard O’Kane, Wilbert McKay, Bryan Douglas, Gerard Hurl, Gerard McKeever, Paddy McLarnon, Graffin Parke. 11- Martin Kelly, Paul McKernan, Alistair Gilmour, Dermot Kelly, Tony Scullion, Mark L.Kelly, Packie Farrell, J.J.McWilliams. 12 – David Dunlop, David Caskey Brian O’Boyle, Brendan Lagan, Noel Totten, Hugh McFadden, Joe Cassidy, Winston Greer. 13 – Bob Millar, John Riddell, Aiden Shaw, Ivor Reid, Jackie Averill, Derick Munro, Noel Reid, Brendan Gates, Paul Waites. 14 – Kieran Maynes, Aiden McVey, Peter McVey, Noel Rocks, Gerry O’Connell, Chris Selfridge, Brian Wright, Ronnie Doey, Colm Kelly. 15 – Patsy Bradley, Mickey O’Neill, Nigel McNeill, Peter Kilpatrick, Sean Kelly, Eamon Scullion, Eamon Regan, Seamus Kyne, Randal Evans. 16 – Anthony Donaghy, Eugene Donaghy, David Simpson, Damian McLarnon, Kieran Fields, Malachy McKee, Gary Sargent, Desi Cleary.
Saturday and Sunday brings Sweep Stablefords, while Monday continues the Seniors (over 50s) Open Stablefords. The ladies play in their annual Autumn League and a round of the Coast & Country Alliance League will be played at Gracehill on 7th November.The Lady Captain hopes that many will support a charity team table quiz to take place on Friday 23 November.Meanwhile, a festive season Christmas dinner and dance will take place on Friday 7th December.
Music will be provided by “Hot Property”,dinner will be at 8pm,and dancing till late.The £20 cost must be paid at the bar before Sunday 2nd December.
And, a New Years Eve Dance see doors open at 8pm,dancing 9pm till late, with tickets here costing £10 each.There are limited numbers,tickets may be purchased at the bar.
Club Lotto draw numbers for Sunday 28th October – 6,8,14 and 17.The £25 winners were Stuart Dobbin and Orville Doey.Jackpot not won, now stands at £650.Next draw will be on Sunday, 4th November.