Author: Mary Moran

Ladies team finishes 2nd in the Leinster Final of the Granard Cup

Congratulations to the ladies team (Rita Dowling & Sinead Scully) on their 2nd place finish in the Leinster Final of the Granard Cup at Craddockstown Golf Club today. The ladies were just 1 point behind the winners. The first 3 pairs in the Leinster Final qualified to play in the All Ireland Final of the Cup which is being held in Balbriggan Golf Club on Sunday 15th September. We wish our ladies all the best in the event.

Ethel Culliton Memorial Shield – Update

After day 1 of the Ethel Culliton Memorial Shield, Portarlington Ladies Team is in 1st place (11 shots ahead of the 2nd place team). Still a long way to go (2 more rounds).

Well done to team manager Mary Cannon, her assistants and the team.

Lets get out in big numbers and support them in the next round at Portarlington Golf Club on Thursday next 22nd August. The final day of the competition will be at The Heritage, Killenard on 29th August.

WE WISH THEM ALL THE BEST.

 

 

 

Ethel Culliton Memorial Shield

Day 1 of the Ethel Culliton Memorial Shield will be held at The Heath Golf Club on Thursday 15th August 2019. We wish our team manager Mary Cannon, her assistants and team all the best.

Day 2  of the competition will be held at Portarlington Golf Club on Thursday 22nd August with the day 3 (final day) being held at The Heritage Golf Club on Thursday 29th August.

The manager and team would appreciate your support over the 3 days.

Australian Spoons – All Ireland Final

The final of the Australian Spoons will take place in Portarlington Golf Club on Monday 26th August 2019. It is an honour for Portarlington Golf Club to host this event which will showcase our wonderful course.

The Australian Spoons were presented to the ILGU in 1967 by the Australian Ladies Golf Union to support players representing Ireland at International Competitions.

Clubs are invited each year to hold 18 hole Stableford Greensomes qualifying competitions with the  winning pairs (net) going forward to represent their clubs to the District Finals. Portarlington Golf Club (Ladies Branch) regularly enters a team in the competition but unfortunately our representatives in the District Final this year did not make the final.

The winners, runners-up, gross, 3rd and 4th best pairs from each District venue qualify to play for the Australian Spoons.

On Monday 26th August, some 60 ladies as well as their supporters from the four corners of Ireland (from Belfast to Kerry; from Galway to Dublin) will converge on Portarlington Golf Club for this prestigious occasion.

Tee times on the day will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. so why not come out on the day and see some of the best  amateur lady golfers in Ireland compete for the Australian Spoons. Prizes will be presented in the Clubhouse on the day (at approximately 5:00 p.m.)

We wish all the competitors in the event the best of luck and good golfing.

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