Picture special: Maura Cavanagh hosts Lady Captain’s Day at Letterkenny Golf Club


Lady Captain Maura Cavanagh celebrated her Captain’s day on Saturday 11th August with family, friends and members of Letterkenny Golf Club.

The lady competitors enjoyed fine weather and played a course in tip top condition, undoubtedly the leading parkland course in the North West.

There was a great atmosphere throughout the day and into the evening when the presentation of prizes was made after a lovely meal served up by Browns on the Green.

Later there was music by Gerry and dancing until the small hours. A marvellous occasion and a

great time was had by all.


Winner Angela Kilgallen 35pts. Runner -Up Breege McDonagh 34pts. Gross Anne Cannon 23 gross pts. Third Elaine Russell 33pts.

Category 0-18 Anne McGrath 33pts. 19-28 Pauline Curley 33pts(bot) 29-36 Anne Flannery 33pts.

Front 9 Eileen Williamson 20pts. Back 9  Marian Keating 18pts.

Nearest the Pin 5th Hole Mary Murray

Longest Drive 10th Hole Anne McGrath

Committee Prize Angela Bradley 29pts.

Past Captain Monica McDonagh 32pts

Non-Qualifier Eileen Bannon 16pts.

Visitor Eamonn McEldowney

Mixed Foursomes Winners Tony Duffy and Ellen Russell 40.3 2nd John Hession and Mary Ellen McNulty 41 and 3rd John Russell and Kate Gallagher 41.9

Category 4 Winner Jalisco Shortt 26pts

2nd Joe McManus 24pts.

Men’s Winner Michael Nelis 42pts. 2nd Gabriel McNulty 41pts. 3rd Liam Sweeney 40pts. Front 9 Jack Patton 23 pts. Back 9 Simon Stevens 22pts.

Well done to all the prize winners.

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Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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