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GOLF CLASSIC AND MALLON’S BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER – TASTY STUFF

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1 Jun 2017 Comments Off on GOLF CLASSIC AND MALLON’S BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER – TASTY STUFF
GOLF CLASSIC AND MALLON’S BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER – TASTY STUFF

This weekend Rossmore Golf Club, in Monaghan, will be a very busy spot as it hosts the Monaghan GAA Annual Golf Classic from early on Friday afternoon until lights out on Saturday night. The organising committee which is fronted by Brendan Casey and Eugene McGinnity is delighted with the response to the event this year which sees a record number of 70 teams taking part with all Tees and Greens and other aspects of this fundraiser attracting sponsorship that boosts that of the main sponsor McAree Engineering of Ballinode. Brendan ...

MANNAN’S SUPERMACS SERVE UP A RARE TREAT AT LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE GOLF COURSE

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15 Sep 2016 Comments Off on MANNAN’S SUPERMACS SERVE UP A RARE TREAT AT LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE GOLF COURSE
MANNAN’S SUPERMACS SERVE UP A RARE TREAT AT LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE GOLF COURSE

History was made last Thursday when Mannan Castle scooped the Golfplan Insurance PGA Pro-Captain Challenge title for the very first time, winning the Irish qualifying event with a fantastic finishing run after a stuttering start! In a real rollercoaster round of 18 holes, Mannan’s current Captain Lenny McKitterick and the club’s resident Professional, Kevin McGivern, tamed the course at Luttrellstown Castle Golf and Country Club (near Castleknock) while also seeing off the challenge of 54 other pairings from around the country to take the title two shots clear of their nearest ...

DAMIEN MCGRANE SHOOTS NEW COURSE RECORD

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1 Sep 2016 Comments Off on DAMIEN MCGRANE SHOOTS NEW COURSE RECORD
DAMIEN MCGRANE SHOOTS NEW COURSE RECORD

ROSSMORE GOLF CLUB CENTENARY PRO-AM A day when the sun split the stones, the bonhomie stole the show and Damien McGrane beat the course record. The visionaries who established Rossmore Golf Club 100 years ago could scarcely have organised a better Centenary Pro-Am. Last Saturday was a red letter day for Monaghan’s most ancient golf club as blue chip professionals aligned to the Professional Golfers Association from around the country joined local golfers to pay homage to their club’s founding fathers. The professsionals went down a bomb with the 153 wannabes ...

NORTHERN STANDARD UNDER-18 BOYS OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

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21 Jul 2016 Comments Off on NORTHERN STANDARD UNDER-18 BOYS OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
NORTHERN STANDARD UNDER-18 BOYS OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

For the first time since the competition’s inauguration four years ago, the top prizes in the Northern Standard Under 18 Monaghan Open Golf Championship have been monopolised by the same club! On Tuesday last, July 19th, three lads from the Fintona Golf Club in county Tyrone swept the boards at Concra Wood Golf Club by claiming first, second and third place in a record field of 33 entrants. On what was the hottest day of the year, all the participants did themselves proud and their clubs as well with some of the ...

NORTHERN STANDARD UNDER-18 BOYS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

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22 Apr 2016 Comments Off on NORTHERN STANDARD UNDER-18 BOYS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2016
NORTHERN STANDARD UNDER-18 BOYS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

Soon the verdant greens and lush fairways of Concra Wood will be the setting for the 2016 Northern Standard Under 18 Boys Golf Championship. The increasingly prestigious competition which pits the luminous skills of the major minor players from South Ulster against one another has cemented a place for itself in the golfing calendar and this year’s fare is expected to attract a record entry when the runners and riders line up on July 19th next at the resplendent Concra. The brainchild of a think-tank from Rossmore Golf Club, the Northern ...

CUP JOY FOR LOCAL JAMES OWENS

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10 Jul 2015 Comments Off on CUP JOY FOR LOCAL JAMES OWENS
CUP JOY FOR LOCAL JAMES OWENS

Some of the finest young golfers around gathered at Rossmore Golf Club last Friday for the right to be acclaimed this year’s Northern Standard U18 golf Championship winner. KEVIN CARNEY was on hand for the final play-off.  A super birdie at the final play-off hole proved just the trick for local lad James Owens last weekend as he claimed this year’s Northern Standard U18 County Monaghan Golf Championship title at the picture-postcard Rossmore Golf Club headquarters. In a field of top notch teenage talent drawn from a raft of golf clubs in ...

STARLETS SET TO PUTT THEIR BEST FOOT FORWARD AT ROSSMORE GC

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2 Jul 2015 Comments Off on STARLETS SET TO PUTT THEIR BEST FOOT FORWARD AT ROSSMORE GC
STARLETS SET TO PUTT THEIR BEST FOOT FORWARD AT ROSSMORE GC

All fairways lead to Rossmore Golf Club on Friday next, July 3rd, for the annual Northern Standard U18 County Monaghan Golf Championship. In what is now one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind in the country, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with the finest young teenage golfing talent set to tackle Rossmore for the right to be crowned the 2015 champion. “We’re all looking forward to an excellent day’s golfing and with the weather looking good for Friday, there should be some impressive scores ...

RACE IS ON TO WIN NORTHERN STANDARD U-18 GOLF OPEN

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26 Jun 2015 Comments Off on RACE IS ON TO WIN NORTHERN STANDARD U-18 GOLF OPEN
RACE IS ON TO WIN NORTHERN STANDARD U-18 GOLF OPEN

By KEVIN CARNEY Next month the fourth annual Northern Standard U18 Open Golf Championship will take place at Rossmore Golf Club. Some of the best underage golfers in south Ulster will make their way to the Cootehill road, Monaghan town-based club to showcase their skills and try to win the coveted trophy. The race to succeed last year’s winner Ronan O’Callaghan (Mannan Castle) is very much on. Interestingly, players from three different clubs have won the competition since its inception in 2012. This week, we speak to two insiders about this year’s competition on July ...

MINORS ALL SET FOR MAJOR U-18 GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

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12 Jun 2015 Comments Off on MINORS ALL SET FOR MAJOR U-18 GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

The crème de la crème of local young golf talent are expected to compete in this year’s annual U18 Northern Standard Golf Championship. The event is now a blue chip item on the local golfing calendar with the very best of under 18 golfers set fair to do their club and families proud on the lush fairways and pristine greens of Rossmore Golf Club The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 3rd with a bumper crew of talented, up-and-coming teenage golfers preparing to take to the starting line for ...

FABULOUS FARNEY CHALLENGE

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12 Jun 2015 Comments Off on FABULOUS FARNEY CHALLENGE
FABULOUS FARNEY CHALLENGE

The inaugural Farney Challenge last weekend proved to be a golfer’s dream tournament even if the weather wasn’t always kind over the three days of competition. Rossmore, Mannan Castle and Concra Wood take a bow! by KEVIN CARNEY In a week that saw summer beat a path back to our doorsteps, the Farney Challenge shone like a beacon. For once, the race to lift the Anglo Celt Cup next month took a back seat as upwards on 120 golfers sought to get their hands on arguably the most glittering ...