Killarney Lions Club’s annual golf fundraising event, played on the Mahony’s Point course, was a fantastic success with 30 teams teeing-off on the day.
This was the 40th running of the charity event and to date it has raised in the region of €400,000 for local charities and this year the key beneficiaries are the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team and the Kerry Cancer Support Group.
Lions Club President, Denis Doolan, thanked all sponsors for their continued support, the Lions members who organised it for the time they put in to make it a great event and, of course, all the golfers who took part this year.
The money raised will benefit two fantastic local charities who do important work that we are proud to support,” he said.
Prize winners in the competition were: 1st: Dromhall Hotel (99 points); 2nd: Tadgh Gallivan Financial (96 points); 3rd: Dunloe Lodge (96 points); 4th: National Tile (91 points).
Others to feature included longest drive: Kate O’Leary, David O’Donoghue and nearest the pin Billy Sherlock (7th) and Bernard Jones (18th).
The Killarney Lions Club, through its members, assists various groups and individuals in and around the community.
Lions do this through voluntary activities, fundraising and by holding various types of events in support of a great many local causes.
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