Dundalk Golf Club.
Darren O’Brien produced a super round, which included three birdies, to win Sunday’s 14 Hole Single Stableford competition.
On a perfect day for golf, the 13
Barry Cunningham (8), Michael Hamilton (15) and George Rogers (19) took the three category prizes with Peter Rogers (1) returning the best gross score for the second successive week.
O’Brien, who had 10 strokes to play with because of the reduced number of holes, got off to a great start with a three-point par at the first but handed it back when he double-bogeyed the next. However, successive three-point pars at the third and fourth holes got him back in the groove and a two-p0int par at the fifth was followed by a three-point birdie at the par five
He then parred the next three holes for a further eight-points to turn for home on 23pts. A two-point par at the 10th and a
O’Brien pared the par-five 12th for three points and then parred the par-three 13th for another three-points before birdieing the par four 18th for four points and signing for a remarkable 37pts.
Sunday, February 4 – 14 Hole Singles Stableford – Overall: Darren O Brien (13) 37pts, Shane McGuinness (19) 35pts. Category 1 (0-12):Barry Cunningham (8) 34pts. Category 2 (13-18): Michael Hamilton (15) 33pts. Category 3 (19-28): George Rogers (19) 33pts. Best Gross: Peter Rogers (1) 29pts.