Saile's Annual Golf Classic 2013
Posted by Kinsale Newsletter on Tuesday 7 May 2013

Sáile's Annual Golf Classic 2013

Sáile - Kinsale Sports and Community Centre Project held its fifth annual golf classic fundraiser at the prestigious Old Head Golf Links in Kinsale on Thursday 2nd May. The tournament was a three ball, better ball format with a record 27 teams taking part.

Perfect golfing weather prevailed on the day and under clear blue skies and a gentle breeze 27 teams teed off. This year teams were not only playing for fabulous prizes but also for The Sáile Perpetual Trophy. The beautiful Kinsale Crystal trophy was launched by Virgil Horgan and will be inscribed with this years’ winning team along with previous winners. The tournament was followed by lunch and prize giving at Old Head Golf Club.
Competition was tough on the day and final results were determined by the last card in! The winning team scored an impressive 52 stableford points, second place scored 48 points, third and fourth both scored 47 but results on the back 9 holes determined places.

Congratulations to our winners;
1st  Phil Devit, Simon Long, Jim Aherne
2nd JLT Insurance, Cork:  John Cogan, Gene Hannigan, Dan McCarthy
3rd Kevin Murphy Cork County Council:  Donal Murphy, Tim Daly, Kevin Murphy
4th Kinsale Community School: Niall Murphy, Ger Hogan, George Hayes

Thank you to our 2013 Prize Donors Old Head Golf Links, Fota Island Golf Club, Castlemartyr Resort, and Blue Haven Collection.  Thanks also to our Tee Box sponsors, Buttrum & Associates, Bank of Ireland Kinsale, Denis O’Sullivan & Associates Consulting Engineers, Fishy Fishy Restaurant, Kinsale Dental Health Centre, Kevin Murphy, MCC, Pier House Guesthouse, Munster Drain, and The White House.

Thanks to Sean Cusack and Ger Walsh for their continued help in organising the classic and to the 27 teams that played on the day.

Funds raised on the day go toward building a Sports & Community Centre for Kinsale and the surrounding areas.
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