NORTHERN STANDARD CUP UP FOR GRABS

4 May 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Northern Standard funds
opportunity for cream of young talent
to emerge. By KEVIN CARNEY.
new, epochal challenge for local underage golfers looms in the wake of last Friday night’s launch at Rossmore Golf Club of the 2012 Northern Standard Boys U18 Golf Championship.
All golf clubs were represented at the launch of the inaugural county tournament which has been devised by a Rossmore G.C think-tank headed by well-known Monaghan town-based businessman Harry Dwyer.
The organisers hope that Monaghan’s first ever U18 golf competition, which will take on July 6th next, will provide a vehicle for the creme de la creme of young local golfers to showcase their talents.
The growth in the game of golf in recent times has become a global phenomenon but aficionados of the sport in Monaghan maintain that, in time, the under 18 championship could morph into a county-wide phenomenon.
Players from Rossmore are expected to be joined with the best of their peers from Concra Wood (Castleblayney), Clones, Nuremore G.C and Mannan Castle in the race to establish just who is the best under 18 golfer in county Monaghan.
The hatching of the competition has reinforced the perception that there’s no lack of ambition or spirit of adventure among the good folk holding the reins at Rossmore or indeed among the up-and-coming talent in county Monaghan generally as news of …

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