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Staunton wins Arkew Cup at Dundalk Golf Club

Staunton wins Arkew Cup at Dundalk Golf Club

David Staunton (8) won the Arkew Cup which was played in ideal conditions at Dundalk Golf Club on Sunday.

He shot a five under par 67 and edged out Vice-Captain Trevor Giff (10) on countback. Eddie Rogers (4) took the Gross Prize with a 74 while in-form Aaron Waite (12) took the Category 1 prize with Sean O’Sullivan (18) and Joe Garvey (18) winning the other two categories. Rory Henry (23) was the Juvenile Winner.

Brian Reneghan (5) with a score of 42pts win Wednesday’s Open SIngles with Aaron Waite (13) coming second on 40pts.  

Dundalk will face Woodbrook in the semi-final of the AIG Barton Shield at Royal Tara on Saturday, July 27. The match will tee off at 7.30am with the winners facing either The Island or Palmerstown House in the final at 1.30pm.

Alan Uzell was the winner of the very successful Irish Open Buster when his player, John Rahm, took the honours at Lahinch. Peter O’Brien (Andy Sullivan) and Jacinta Foran (Bernd Wiesberger) tied for second place with Jim Rowland winning the Best of the Irish with Cormac Sharvin. Another Buster has been organised in conjustction with The Open at Royal Portrush and entries can be made in the Bar. It’s €10 per entry and all proceeds go towards the club’s Junior Golf Fund.

Sunday, July 14 – Arkew Cup – Overall: David Staunton (8) 67/32, Trevor Giff (10) 67/33. Gross: Edward Rogers (4) 75. Category 1 (0-12): Aaron Waite (12) 70/Back 3, Joseph Laverty (6)     70. Category 2 (13-18): Sean O’Sullivan (18) 69, Joe Garvey (18) 70/Back 2. Category 3 (19+): Gerry Campbell (25) 70, Eamon Arthur (21) 73. Juvenile: Rory Henry (23) 73. CSS: 73.

Wednesday, July 10 -Open Singles Stableford – Overall: Brian Reneghan (5) 42pts, Aaron Waite (13) 40pts. Category 1 (0-12): Gerard Carroll   (9) 38pts, Category 2 (13-17): Gerry Oakes (17) 39pts, Category 3 (18+): Conor McClenaghan (21) 37/20pts. Best Gross: Brian Reneghan (5) 37pts. Juvenile: Iarlaith Carroll (13) 43pts. CSS: 72/36pts.

Sunday, July 7 – Open Mixed Scotch Foursomes sponsored by O’Callaghan Insurance – Marian O’Brien (31) & Cathal O’Brien (25) 67, Mary Dwyer (37) & Jim Dwyer (9) 68, Pat Davis (17) & Pat Cleary (31) 70.

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