Ace Clements clear of the Carrickblacker field

Eric Clements lifted the Cystic Fibrosis Trophy at Carrickblacker on Saturday thanks to a tally of 42 points.

Saturday, 14th May 2016, 6:00 am
Keith Walker, Jeffrey Robinson, Michael Connolly and Gordon Willis enjoying a recent round at Carrickblacker.INPT16-617

The Open Stableford event - sponsored by Charlie Mallon Butchers of Portadown - featured Clements top off his 20 handicap.

He posted 23 points over the front nine and 19 across the back towards a one-shot victory over David Ross.

Alan Whitten edged past Rodney Kernaghan courtesy of the countback, with Mervyn Adamson and John Alfante next in line to complete the top six.

The gross prize was won by Joel McCrory and club officials would like to thank Charlie Mallon Butchers for ongoing sponsorship support.

In the May Medal, Andrew Connolly enjoyed clear success with a nett 62 for his first victory of the season.

Geoff Robinson came home second, followed by Terence Mallon with Craig Black as the gross winner.

Michael Woolsey collected the Wednesday Sweep prize on 34 points.

The section winners, in the competition sponsored by Kelly Fuels, were: (0-10) Andrew Connolly 27 points; (11-14) Ronnie Hynds 31 points; (15-18) Kenny Guy 30 points; (19-plus) Ryan McFarland 27 points.

Ronnie Hynds finished in front during the recent Bank Holiday Open Stableford.

He scored 36 points - with Michael Bulloch and Stevie Grant divided by the countback, Craig Black first in the gross standings and Ann Brisbane winner of the ladies’ prize.

Members and non-members are welcome to enjoy today’s (Friday’s) family fun day at Carrickblacker.

Players of all age ranges and ability levels can enjoy the course between 4.30 and 6.30.

Registration is available in the Pro Shop.

A special menu has been prepared by the club’s resident chef, with a prize presentation from 9.30.

Forthcoming fixtures: Saturday, May 14 - Open Stableford; Sunday, May 15 - Open Mixed Greensomes. Contact the Pro Shop for tee-off times.