TANDRAGEE golfers Paul Topley, Stephen Burns, Mark Upton and Reginald Armstrong proved they were up to scratch this week by winning the various Scratch Cups.
Paul Topley (handicap 2) won the Senior Cup for up-to-five handicappers with a level-par 71, beating Jamie Stothers on the back nine countback.
The Junior Scratch Cup (6-12 handicap) was won by Stephen Burns with a gross 74. Stephen plays off seven handicap, and had a great round of three-over par. Stephen Shortt was second on gross 75, followed home by Warren Jardine on 77.
The Intermediate event (13-plus) was won by Mark Upton with 83 gross. Nigel Dickson also had 83 gross but was beaten on the countback by Mark. Nigel claimed second place on countback having a better back nine than Alan Smyth who finished third.
The Veterans Cup was won by Reginald Armstrong with 39 points beating Gerald Mullen, also with 39 points, on the countback. William Brady was third with 38 points.
JOHN Hanna won the Tuesday Open Stableford on 41 points, followed home by Tony Walsh with 38. Ryan Conn finished third on 36, ahead of Richard Cunningham on countback. Paul Topley won the gross prize with 75 strokes.
IN the ladies section, Sonya Rowe won the Council Cup with a great score of 65 nett and had her handicap cut from 23 to 20. Karen Shaw was runner-up with 71 nett.
THE Tandragee Jimmy Bruen team has made the second round of the competition, thanks to a victory at Rossmore over Clones, led by Terry McCann.
Denver Jameson and Colin Rooney had a very convincing win by a 7-and-6 margin, while Geoff Gray and Michael Jardine won their match on the 15th.
Colin McKillop and Harry Thompson halved their match as did Paul Headley and Geoff Moorhead. Jim Carson and Joe Thornbury were beaten on the last hole. Tandragee play Castlerock Golf Club at Massereene Golf Club on the June 17.
THE Junior Stableford event on Saturday was won by Peter Taylor with 41 points and his handicap was cut from 25 to 23. Peter. In second place was Reece Milligan with 36 points.
Mark Stewart took the nine-hole honours on 26 points, beating Ryan Cummings on countback. The four-hole competition was won by Sophie Duke and Charlie Rowe was second.
FRED DALY EVENT
THE Tandragee Fred Daly team are into the next round, consolidating their ‘away’ win at Cushendall by 5-2. They secured the required 2.5 matches at home. The top three boys, Ross Dutton, Stefan Greenberg and Peter Cromie won their matches comfortably to ensure Tandragee go into the next round to play Fortwilliam Golf Club.