Mary masters the course on president’s day

President Marguerita Mulcahy presenting her prize to Mary MacMonagle (centre left) with Mairead Martin (left), best gross, Bridie Doyle, second, Mary Geaney, past president’s prize and, in second row, prizewinners Kay O’Connor, Eileen Whelan, Eileen Galbraith, Margaret Sheehan, third row) Hedlen Howard, Máire Geaney, Anne Looney, Noreen Buckley and Meg Dalton and, at back, Margaret O’Donoghue and Maura Fitzgerald.
Pictures: Michelle Cooper Galvi

MARY MacMonagle and Jack Buckley shared the limelight when they clinched the sought-after ladies and men’s prizes on Killarney Golf and Fishing Club President Marguerita Mulcahy’s big prize day.

Mary won the President’s Cup and the Loughnane Cup with an impressive performance and she edged out Bridie Doyle Kay O’Connor, Eileen Whelan and Eileen Galbraith while Mairead Martin had the best gross.

Club President Marguerita Mulcahy presenting her prize to men’s winner Jack Buckley with Mike Hayes, Harry O’Neill, Captain, Christian Casey, John Wall, John Kelliher, Simon Clifford, Mike Neeson and Stephen O’Neill

Other ladies on top of their game on the day included Ursula Daly, Alicia Burke, Helen Howard and Sinead Lynch while the guest prize went to Ogie O’Sullivan.

Mege Dalton took the honours on the front nine, the back nine prize went to Muireann O’Farrell and Mary Geaney won the past president’s prize.

Marguerita Mulcahy presenting the junior girls’ prizes to Alanna Crossen, Evelyn McCarthy, Elise Brennan, Isabel Lyons, Anna Kate Daly, Caoimhe Cronin, Vida Broderick and Fiona Brunner with Junior Officer Eileen Whelan

Other prizewinners on the day were Nuala Meade (seniors), Marie Geaney (putting) and Ann Katrin Meyer Schwickerrath (overseas).

President Marguerita Mulcahy with junior boys prizewinners Tom Knoblauch, Mike Moroney, Noah Sexton and, at back, Ryan Neeson, John O’Mahony Junior Officer, Brian White and Cormac O’Sullivan

Jack Buckley won the men’s prize and others to feature prominently included Mike Hayes, Stephen O’Neill, Christian Casey, Martin Byrnes, Maurice Lyons, John Moynihan, Simon Clifford, John Kelliher, Kevin Carroll, Daithi Casey, Alan Brady and Mike Neeson.