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Lady Captain’s Charity Open

May 16, 2017

Ladies Captain Florence Rankin hosted a highly successful Charity Open last Friday, sponsored by Nor Den Electrical, in aid of her chosen charity Pieta House.

The day proved to be highly successful with 123 ladies and gents turning out to support the event on a course in great condition.

Audrey McGurk from Redcastle took top honours after returning a great score of 42 points, two clear of her nearest rival Anne Hamilton from Foyle. Margaret McColgan from Buncrana won the gross prize with 21 points whilst the visitor’s prize went to Eve Funston from Redcastle with 37 points.

The Lady Captain extends her sincere thanks to the competition sponsors Nor Den Electrical and those that sponsored individual holes, bought raffle lines gave donations or helped in any way to make the event such a great success. To date the event has raised in excess of £3,300 for Pieta House.

Full results were – 1, Audrey McGurk (27) Redcastle, 42; 2, Anne Hamilton (15) Foyle, 40; gross, Margaret McColgan, Buncrana, 21;  3, Ann McWilliams (34) Foyle, 39; visitor, Eve Funston (31) Redcastle, 37 ; back nine, Una Smyth (26) Redcastle, 21; front nine, Jennifer Rainey (34) Foyle, 25;  longest drive, Cheryl Chambers, City of Derry; nearest the pin, Denise Callan, Foyle.

Men’s competition – 1, Shane Mooney (17) Foyle, 44; 2, Gerard Conaty (16) North West, 42; gross, Cormac McGeady, Foyle, 35; 3, Damien McColgan (13) Foyle, 42; visitor, James Grant (11) Ballybofey, 40; back 9, Gary Tyre (19) Foyle 23; nearest the pin, Scott Kennedy.



After independent assessment of our course and facilities, we are proud to have been awarded the Northern Ireland Tourist Board Quality
and Assurance Mark.