‘Tis the season of Captains’ Drive-Ins

Last Sunday saw the Captain’s Drive-In at Strokestown with a big turnout of 13 teams in support of the captains. The winners were Anne Henry, Tommy Reilly and Pat Connellan.

This Sunday the ladies will host the 1st ‘Nine and Nibbles’ of the year. All ladies are encouraged to support this event. The weather once again caused havoc over in Roscommon Golf Club, although it seems nothing can stop the ladies as their senior competition went ahead.

The winner was G. Hoban with M. Cunningham second and G. Spillane third. This weekend those cunning ladies will be Hoban it’s not Spillane rain again.

In Carrick-on-Shannon the Captain’s Drive-In starring Damien Duignan, Noeleen Moffatt and president, John Moffatt will take place next Sunday (March 6th). Call Chris on 071-9667015 for more details.

The King and Moffatt Spring Spree is currently running until April 22nd – play old 9 as often as you like, highest team score wins. Up in Boyle last weekend’s 18-hole stableford was won by Sean Heslin with 39 points with Patrick Egan in second with 38 points, Charlie O’Donnell in third on 36 points and Gary Carty taking the gross score with 30 points The 9-hole open was won by Tommy King with 21 points ahead of Charlie O’Donnell with 20.

The Captain’s Drive-In is this Sunday with draw taking place at 1 pm. The draw for the Spring League will also take place on Sunday evening.

Athlone Golf Club will be hosting their annual table quiz tonight (Thursday, 25th February) at 8 pm in the clubhouse. So grab 3 friends, enemies or family members and €10 each and get down there.

The AWGS Competition last Thursday was won by P. Ryan with 31 points with J. Bracken (28 points) winning Class 1, T. Shaw (26 points) taking class 2, D. Fenton (25 points) class 3 and PJ Harris (23 points) winning the veteran’s. Frank Donnelly was victorious in the 13-hole competition over Valentine’s weekend with 33 points.

In Castlerea, Eugene Flanagan, Paul Glynn and Kieran Rosney were all winners in recent 14-holes with Paul Connaughton and Sean Connell grabbing runner-up places. The Captain’s Drive In takes place this Sunday (28th) at 2.30 pm. Captains Mary Kenny and Greg Kelly will lead a busy day at the golf club which will include a fun scramble and a presentation to the Connacht Mixed Foursomes team.