Bennettsbridge GAA Club Golf Classic 23rd June 2017

posted Aug 4, 2017, 5:54 AM by Alan Flynn   [ updated Aug 4, 2017, 5:58 AM ]

Bennettsbridge GAA held their first golf classic in a number of years on Friday 23rd June 2017 in Gowran Park.  It was a great success and we were delighted that 36 teams played that day which augers well for the future.  We would like to sincerely thank our main sponsor of the event Sharon O’ Brien Auctioneers for her very generous sponsorship and would like to wish her continued success.  We would like to thank all the following businesses who sponsored this event and trust you will support them in the future:   Aidan Doyle Sanding & Varnishing, An Bas Hurley’s, Angela McGarry Beauty Salon, Bennettsbridge Limestone Quarries, Bridge Driving School, Duggan Menswear, Duggan Steel Group, Fogarty Concrete Ltd, Happy Paws Hotel, Hennessy Sports, Hotel Kilkenny, Insight HR, J. Carroll - The Corner House, Johnston’s Funeral Directors, Kilkenny Builders Providers, Kissanes Pharmacy, Langton House Hotel, Lodgepark Landscapes, M & A Coaches, Mark Dowling 'Star' Hurley’s, Merlyn Showering, Moth to a Flame, Neil Tynan Butchers, Nicholas Mosse Pottery, O’Donnell’s Bar, O'Dwyer Golf, O'Mahony's Service Station, Paschal Bergin & Co Accountants, Patrick Farrell Accountants, Paula Nolan Hair Salon, Refrigeration Solutions, Roadstone Ltd, Sentry Security, Smithwicks Experience, Supervalu - Market Cross, The Hermitage, The National Reptile Zoo, The Ouncel House, Thomastown Credit Union, Tim Dooley Carpentry, Treacy's Carpets & Furniture, Treacy's Homevalue, Tree Services Ireland, TRP - Truck & Trailer Parts, Valerie A. Cotter & Co. Solicitors, Waltons Flooring.  The 36 teams that participated in the event were fed and watered in The Ouncel House after their round of golf and later that evening the prizes were handed out there by the club chairperson Alan Flynn and the main event sponsor Sharon O’Brien. The prize winners were:

1st Prize - Duggan’s Menswear Vouchers: James Aldridge, Ger Walsh, Mick Walsh & Les Walsh

2nd Prize – Killarney Court Hotel stay plus Killarney Green fees: Mick Dillon, Mick Fitzpatrick, Paddy McGuinness & Joe Coakley

3rd Prize – O’Dwyer Golf Shoes: Liam Duggan, Sean O’Neill, Frank Murphy & Jim Wellwood

4th Prize – Hotel Kilkenny Meal Vouchers: Michael Daly, Pat Comerford, Ken Hovenden & Martin Brennan

5th Prize – Nicholas Mosse Bowls: John Foley, Pat Hyland, JJ Donohue & Murt Monaghan

6th Prize – Hennessy Sports T Shirts: David Ryan, Killian Star, Joe Sheen & Killian Timmons

7th Prize – Kilkenny Green Fees: Larry Cleere, Ian Morrissey, James Comerford & Seamus McKillen

8th Prize – Gowran Park Green Fees: Liam Walsh, Michael Walsh, Pat Kirwan & Mattie Byrne Snr

9th Prize – Borris Green Fees: Liam Dowling, Mick Bolger, Chris O Grady & Conor Cleere

Non GUI Prize – Mountain View Green Fees: Pat O’Grady, Willie Blanchfield, Anthony McCormack & Joe Walsh.

 The draw for the raffle took place after the presentation of the main golf prizes and the winners of the raffle were:

1st Prize- 32’’ Television – David Ryan

2nd Prize – Coffee Maker – Christy Forde

3rd Prize – Supervalu Hamper – Watt Kennedy

4th Prize – 2 Guinness hop store incl. lunch vouchers – Brendan Doran

The club would like to thank all the people who helped out in any way to make this year’s Golf Classic a great success and would like to thank everyone who supported the event with their generous donations.

Pictures attached – Dick O’Neill, Alan Flynn, Sharon O’Brien & Jim Walsh.

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