Daly Star

With the world’s best golfers enjoying themselves in warm and exotic locations like Singapore, it was up to the local players to keep the home fires burning in Roscommon and surrounding areas.

  In Carrick-on-Shannon, there was the important matter of the Christmas hampers, which concluded last weekend. Tom Daly took first place with a very impressive 40 points.

  Tom was followed all the way by Tommy Aherne with 39 points and Declan Loftus in third place on 38.

  Tom Daly also added a hamper for best score without a six on his card over the entire series, pipping Jim King who finished on 39 points with no six.

  The Spring League starts on the 6th of February with a 2 man scramble. Book your team online or if you don’t have a team book your name and a team will be got for you.

  Captains Frances Molloy and Mary Molloy look forward to welcoming you on Saturday morning for the Winter Alliance. Tee-time from 11-12.

  Enjoy teatime before you head out and grab a scone from 10.30. With storms I to Z still to arrive this year, please call ahead before travelling. Chris will provide weather and traffic updates on 071 9667015.

  Over in Athlone, why not grab (escape from) your other half for a round of golf on Valentine’s Day (Sunday, 14th February) The Captain’s Drive In will take place from 4 pm with a 12-hole just before at 12 pm.

  Last weekend, Eamonn Cunniffe took the 13-hole competition with a solid 31 points while Kathleen McDonnell won the ladies competition with 25 points.

  In Castlerea, the Ladies Round Robin competition rolls on for the month of February with all proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research.

  The Captain’s Drive-In takes place on February 28th with Greg Kelly, Mary Kenny and president, Tommie Dolan teeing off at 2.45 pm.

  Presentations will take place at 5 pm with outgoing G.U.I. president and proud Rossie, Michael Connaughton.