Dennison’s delight thanks to success in Tandragee trophy

Enjoying the fourth annual Cancer Research UK Golf Classic at Tandragee are, from left, Herbie Whitten, Colin Brown, Rosalind McCullough (event organiser), Chris Park and Willie Woolsey.INPT37-203
Enjoying the fourth annual Cancer Research UK Golf Classic at Tandragee are, from left, Herbie Whitten, Colin Brown, Rosalind McCullough (event organiser), Chris Park and Willie Woolsey.INPT37-203

Richard Dennison posted 47 points off his 13 handicap at Tandragee to finish first in the Royal British Legion Cup.

He wrapped up both legs of the course with one-over-par scores - boosted by birdies across the second, eighth and 16th holes.

Alan Gray was next in line on 45 points off a 19 handicap, with Will Wilson completing the top three thanks to 43.

Conor Burns edged out Peter Duke - following scores, respectively, of 42 and 41, with David Clayton next in line on 40 due to countback success over Dessie Edgar.

Trevor Burns collected the seniors’ prize as a result of 40 points, including 21 along the back nine.

David Cunningham’s one-under-par 70 secured the gross prize, with four birdies cause for cheer.

In the Club Stableford on Sunday, William Nummy’s 42 points proved decisive off his 11 handicap. He finished first by a single point over Peter Crosby, with Philip Hunter third on 40.

The Lady Captain’s Charity Open Stableford - sponsored by Rainbow Communications - featured Vivienne Loney in top spot on 36 points.

Karen Shaw scored 34 points for runner-up spot, with countback success across the final six helping her see off Liz Fleming.

The lady captain, Dolores Hamill, picked up the front nine prize due to 17 points. The back nine prize went to Ruby Harvey on 20 points.

The Threeball Team event featured Dolores Hamill, Margaret Hendron and Lynn Moorhead first overall on 45 points.

The runners-up were Vera Brady, Julie Swaffield and Vivienne Loney on 44 points.

Tandragee recently staged the fourth annual Cancer Research UK Golf Classic.

The meeting was arranged by the organisation’s Newry branch and thanks go to everyone who offered support.