Competition Reports

 

 


Doyle's Delight at Captain's Drive In



It was a great to see such an enthusiastic turn out for George Harris's drive in, with 65 juniors competing on the night. 
A special prize was won by Kayleigh Dawson for finding the ball from George's drive - well done Kayleigh, you were certainly quick off the mark.

The competition this week was a Stableford played in cold and breezy conditions. Sean Doyle was a convincing winner of the Gold section with 41 points, followed by Rob Condra on 38 points, both continuing their good form from the weekend when they helped QEII to win the school competition at Castletown. Third on 37 points was Tom Harris, who just pipped Rob Kelly also on 37 points.

The winner of the silver section on 35 points was Andy Hopkinson, Andy is putting in some very consistent performances this year.

In the Upper Bronze section, there were 13 competitors with the overall winner Jason Crease scoring 24 points closely followed by Ronan McDonnell on 23 points, both boys sprinting through the categories, moving up to Silver next week. Third on a credible 18 points was Nick Lodge, with James E Kelly fourth on 18 points.

There was a great turn out of 16 in the Bronze section which was won by Lea Dawson with 16 points, second was Chelsey Kneen on 16 points, with Matthew Cairns third on 14 points. 

Winner of the flag competition was Emily Jones holing out on the 8th with her 36th shot. Congratulations to both Emily and Joe Saunders who will now move up to the Bronze section with handicaps of 54. 




Gallagher Reid Competition 2010









An enthusiastic start to 2010

The first sponsored competition of 2010 attracted 61 young golfers - but not wonderful weather!

The Gallagher and Reid trophies were at stake in a four ball, better ball stableford contested by players in the gold (handicaps of 28 or less) and silver (handicaps of 29 to 38) sections. In a keenly contested competition, 10 teams competed against each other in difficult conditions made more challenging by the cold Northerly winds. It proved to be a very sociable event with some very good scores recorded.

The winners were David Gardner and Andy Hopkinson with 44 points; closely followed by Matthew Nicholson and Alex McAuley on 43 points; third place went to Oliver Lockley and James P. Kelly on 42 points.

In the Upper Bronze competition (played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 39 to 46), Louie Parmar won on a count back with 13 points, just pipping Thomas Cairns also on 13 points.

In the Bronze category 14 competitors (handicaps 47 to 54) played over 6 holes. The winner was William Cross with 18 points,  second was Rachel Hopkinson with 17 points, third Matthew Cain with 15 points and fourth Matthew Cairns. 

It was great to see 21 non-handicappers enjoy coaching from Club Professional Paul O'Reilly and Club Secretary Neil Richmond. Eight of them were promoted to Bronze status  and are now eligible to play in Tuesday clubnight competitions.

Paul McAuley

                                




Impressive Scoring in  Crookall Competition

         

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The weather last Tuesday, bright and relatively calm, was matched by some dazzling scores  -  handicaps will tumble !

 

There was a great, high-scoring contest for the Ramsey Crookall Cup  -  played for by those in the gold section (players with handicaps of 28 or lower). The winner was Tom Downward with a splendid 43 points but he certainly couldn’t afford to relax with Andrew Dixon (40 points) and Sean Doyle (39 points) also on good form.

 

In winning the silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) Jack Grace posted an equally impressive score of 40 points and, as a consequence of his handicap reduction, he’ll now compete in the gold section. Second placed Will Bayley also impressed with 36 points and he too will see his handicap reduce.

 

Jordan Lee won the upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) with an excellent 22 points and was followed in second place by Matthew Kneale with 17 points.

 

The winner of the bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) was Ana Dawson with 13 points. In second place was Jay Waters with 11 points and in third place Lucie Short with 8.

 

The flag competition (for non-handicap players), played on a specially prepared  5-hole course on the practice field, was won by Katie Watterson who came close to the 7th green with her 36 shots.

 

In presenting the trophy (to his son, Tom) and the other prizes Perry Downward of Ramsey Crookall congratulated all of the competitors on the high standard of their golf and the progress which is being made week by week. Martin Ellis thanked Ramsey Crookall for their much-appreciated support of junior golf at Peel.

 

 

 

Ian McDonald

 

 

 

Alex Neill Memorial Cup Open

 

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Back row: Richard Gault and Tom Harris

Front row: Rob Condra, Anthony Young, Scott Donald and Tony Neill

 

Exceptionally good weather, sunny and calm, made for excellent playing conditions for 54 juniors (including 6 from other island clubs) at Peel last Tuesday. 17 players with handicaps of 28 or better (including the six visitors) competed for the Alex Neill Memorial Cup and half of them shot 71 or better.

 

Anthony Young won with a magnificent 83-21= 62 and was presented with the Cup by Tony Neill. Second was Rob Condra with 82-13=69 who just edged out Scott Donald of Castletown (88-19=69) and Richard Gault (75-5=70).

 

Tom Harris won the prize for best gross with 68.

 

Will Bayley won the silver section stableford competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 32 points.

 

The competition for upper bronze players (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) was won by Chris Moore with 16 points ahead of James P Kelly with 13.

 

The bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) produced excellent golf and no fewer than 6 youngsters will see their handicaps reduced. The winner with 20 points was Kayleigh Dawson followed by Matthew Kneale with 18, Ana Dawson also with 18 and Rachel Hopkinson with 16.

 

The winner of the flag competition was Daniel Sandford whose allotted 36 shots took him to within 2” of the cup on the 9th hole. In future weeks Daniel will compete in the bronze section competition over 6 holes

 

Tony Neill kindly presented the cup and other prizes and was thanked by Martin Ellis for his continued support for junior golf at Peel which is much appreciated.

 

Ian McDonald

 

 

 

Ingham competitions produce high quality golf

 

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Shay Waterworth winner of the Silvers and David Gardner winner of the Golds 

 

Near perfect conditions greeted 55 juniors last Tuesday  -  not quite a record, but an impressive turnout given that a number of gold section members were embroiled in a school cricket match at Ramsey. Quality golf was played and a number of handicaps have been reduced.

 

The Ingham Trophy was at stake in a bogey competition contested by players in the gold section (handicaps of 28 or less). David Gardner won the day with an excellent +4 followed home by Richard Gault with +2, Michael Condra +1 and Ruairi Mooney -1.

 

In the silver section stableford competition (played over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) the winner was Shay Waterworth with 30 points

 

The upper bronze section stableford competition (played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 39 to 46) was won by Jordan Lee with a magnificent 22 points. James P Kelly was second with 19 points and Andy Hopkinson third with 17.

 

Matthew Cairns won the bronze section competition (played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54) with a splendid 16 points. Second, third and fourth places were taken by Liam Costain (11 points), Jay Waters (10 points) and Ana Dawson (also with 10 points but edged out on a countback).

 

Lea Dawson won the flag competition for beginners, played on a 5-hole course in the practice field.

 

At the prize presentations Martin Ellis thanked G.J.Ingham & Sons for their continued support of junior golf at Peel.

 

 

Perry Kneale Competitions at Peel 19th May 2009

 

Last Tuesday’s junior competitions were kindly sponsored by John Perry and Robert Kneale  -  two long-standing supporters of junior golf at Peel. Good scores were recorded and some handicaps will be reduced.

 

The gold section competition (for those with handicaps of 28 or less) produced a high quality scrap from which Killian Conroy (90-25=65) emerged the winner. Very close behind came Robert Condra (84-18=66), who nudged Emma Harris into third place on the back six, and Matthew Nicholson (82-15= 67). Emma won the prize for best gross with her 74.

 

Oliver Lockley won the silver section stableford competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 29 points.

 

The upper bronze section competition (played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 39 to 46) also produced a tight finish.  The winner was Will Bayley with 19 points, just ahead of Chris Moore with 18 and James P Kelly with 17.

 

The bronze section competition (played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54) was won by Liam Costain with an excellent 16 points. Second, third and fourth places were taken by Matthew Kneale (13 points), Josh Carthew Gerrard (11 points) and Jay Waters (10 points).

 

Leah Dawson won the flag competition for beginners, played on a 5-hole course in the practice field.

 

 

 

Conister Trust Cup 12th May 2009

 

Pickering lands Conister Trust Cup   -  again !

 

  

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These long-established competitions for the highly prized Conister Trust Cup and other prizes attracted 48 junior golfers to Peel on 12th May.

 

Daniel Pickering obviously had no intention of loosening his grip on the trophy which he won in 2008. He triumphed again with a score of 90-21= 69 and was presented with the Cup by Will Ward of Conister Trust. Second was Tom Downward (97-26=71) followed by Anthony Young (94-22=72) and George Harris (81-5=76). George won the prize for the best gross with his 81.

 

Oliver Lockley won the silver section stableford competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 27 points.

 

The competition for upper bronze players (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) was won by Jack Grace with 20 points ahead of James E Kelly with18 and Will Bayley with 17

 

The bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) produced a high-scoring, close finish. Liam Costain was the winner with 16 points followed by Matthew Kneale with 15 and Owen Dawson with 14.

 

The winner of the flag competition was Daniel Sandford whose allotted 36 shots took him within 6” of the cup on the 8th hole.

 

Will Ward kindly presented the prizes and was thanked by Martin Ellis for Conister Trust’s continued and much appreciated support for junior golf at Peel.

 

 

Inaugural Harding Lewis Competition

5th May 2009

 

 

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Emma Harris was the winner with 37 points. Runners up were Killian Conroy who beat Richard Gault on a count back with Andrew Gerrard of Harding Lewis.  

 

This new competition, kindly sponsored by Harding Lewis, attracted an enthusiastic field and, despite difficult weather conditions, closely fought finishes in the gold and bronze sections.

 

At stake for players in the gold section (handicaps of 28 or lower) was the new Harding Lewis Trophy. Emma Harris emerged victorious with 37 points after a closely fought contest. Runner-up was Killian Conroy, with 35, who edged out junior captain Richard Gault on a countback.

 

The winner of the silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) was Robert Kelly with 33 points.

 

In the upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) Will Bayley was the winner with 19 points followed by James P. Kelly with 16 and James E. Kelly with 14.

 

The bronze section competition (played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54) produced a really tight finish. The winner was Kayleigh Dawson with 11 points, second on a countback was Liam Costain, third William Cross with 10 points and fourth, again on a countback, was Matthew Kneale.

 

Catherine Craig, who reached the seventh green with her allotted 36 shots, won the flag competition.

 

The trophy and the other prizes were kindly presented by Andrew Gerrard of Harding Lewis.

 

 

High Scoring In Conroy & Henry Competition

 28th April 2009

 

 

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Herman Loubser was the winner with 47 points, closely followed by Anthony Young with 45 points and in third place were Matthew Nicholson and David Gardner, both with 43 points.

 

Last week’s junior competition, for the Conroy & Henry Cup, attracted an entry of 54 young golfers on a dull and drizzly afternoon. Despite the weather many competitors posted extremely good scores  -  handicaps will tumble !

 

There was a great, high-scoring contest for the trophy  -  played for by the gold section players (those with handicaps of 28 or lower). The winner was Herman Loubser with a magnificent 47 points but he had to fight hard for his victory against strong challenges from Anthony Young (45 points), Matthew Nicholson (43 points) and David Gardner (also 43 points).

 

The silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) was won by Oliver Lockley with 27 points

 

In another close fought contest Thomas Cairns won the upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) with 18 points beating Jack Grace on a countback and Chris Moore with 17 points.

 

The bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) also produced very high scoring. The winner was Will Bayley with a splendid 18 points followed by Liam Costain with 15, Owen Dawson with 13 and Jordan Lee also with 13.

 

The flag competition (for non-handicap players), played on a specially prepared  5-hole course on the practice field, was won by Josh Carthew who reached the 9th green with his 36 shots. Josh Carthew, Louie Parmar, Matthew Cain and Ana Dawson have all been awarded handicaps of 54 and will now play in the bronze section competitions.

 

In presenting the trophy and the other prizes Brendan Conroy congratulated all of the competitors on the high standard of their golf and the progress which is being made week by week. There could be another Emma Harris in the making !

 

 

 

 

 

Gallagher Reid Trophies   21st April 2009

 

 

The first sponsored competition of 2009 attracted a club record of 62 young golfers  -  and splendid weather !

 

The Gallagher and Reid trophies were at stake in a four ball, better ball stableford contested by players in the gold (handicaps of 28 or less) and silver (handicaps of 29 to 38) sections. The pairing of Robert Condra and Herman Loubser won the day with a magnificent 50 points followed home by Andrew Dixon and David Gardner with 47. In third place, on a countback, were Ryan Burns and Adam McAuley with 43 points.

 

Congratulations to George Harris on his eagle 3 on the par 5 7th hole.

 

The upper bronze section competition, played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 39 to 46, was won by Greg Kelly with 21 points  -  just ahead of Jack Grace with 20.

 

In the bronze section competition (played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54) the winner was Thomas Cairns with an excellent 16 points. Second, third and fourth places were taken by Liam Costain (12 points), Thomas Gerrard (11 points) and Stuart Morrison (also 11 points).

 

The flag competition for beginners, played on a 5-hole course in the practice field, was won by Ana Dawson.

 

Non-handicap youngsters enjoyed coaching sessions with Brian Kelly.

 

At the presentations Martin Ellis thanked the sponsors for their long-standing support of junior golf at Peel.

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Championship 2nd September 2008

 

 

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That’s Champion Richard  -  again !

 

 

Peel’s Junior Club Championships, played on 2nd September, were a great success. As has been the case for much of the summer, the weather could have been better but this didn’t dull the enthusiasm of the 44 young golfers who took part in a number of different competitions.

 

Richard Gault retained his title as Junior Club Champion with a gross 75, closely pursued by Dan Hawke with 77 and Isle of Man Ladies Champion, Emma Harris with 78.

 

The net competition was won by Dan Hawke (77-16=61) with David Gardner (88-22=66) second and Andrew Dixon (84-13=71) third.

 

The winner of the Silver Section (played over 16 holes by juniors with handicaps of 29 to 38) was Michael Condra with 35 points chased home by Shay Waterworth with 33.

 

The Upper Bronze Section competition (handicaps of 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) saw another close finish. James E. Kelly emerged as the winner with 21 points followed by Greg Kelly with 20.

 

Harry Daniels won the Bronze Section (handicaps of 47 to 54 played over 6 holes) with 12 points followed by Dylan Healey with 9 and Thomas Cairns with 8.

 

A new competition was introduced this year for non-handicap youngsters and those with high handicaps. The greenkeepers had kindly prepared a 5-hole course on the practice ground, which proved very popular with all of the competitors. The winner was Liam Costain with Kayleigh Dawson second and Thomas Gerrard third.   

 

At the close, in a packed clubhouse, the players with their parents, grand-parents and other adult helpers enjoyed an excellent buffet. Club Junior Captain Seth Waterworth and Club Junior Champion Richard Gault presented flowers to the bar staff in recognition of all that they have done for the juniors this season.

 

The prize-table groaned with prizes generously donated by Tom Waterworth of Apex Ceilings and Partitioning who kindly made the presentations.

 

In conclusion, Junior Co-ordinator Martin Ellis thanked everyone who had contributed to a very successful season for Peel Junior Golf.


Inaugural Dixcart Competition 19th August 2008

 

 

 

This new competition, kindly sponsored by Dixcart Management, attracted an enthusiastic field and produced closely fought finishes in the gold and silver sections.

 

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Andrew Dixon was the winner in the gold section (players with handicaps of 28 or lower) with 36 points. The runner-up was Richard Gault with 34 points who edged out Seth Waterworth on a countback.

 

 

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The silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) produced high scores and an even closer finish. Shay Waterworth won the trophy with 34 points shading it over runner-up Michael Condra on a countback. Both were pressed hard by Oliver Lockley who took third place with 33 points.

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James P. Kelly won in the upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) with 19 points and James E. Kelly came second with 14.

 

The bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) was won by Chris Moore with an excellent 17 points. It took another countback to separate second placed Thomas Cairns (12 points) from William Cross in third.

 

In presenting the trophies Simon Kelly of Dixcart thanked all of the participants for their contributions to an enjoyable and exciting competition.

 

The final Dixcart competition is to identify the little gatecrasher in this photograph!

 

 

Cowley Groves Open Competition 12th August 2008

 

 

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At last, on Tuesday of last week, the sun finally shone on Peel’s junior golfers and on two welcome visitors from Port St Mary who came along to this open competition, which was run in parallel with The Daily Telegraph qualifier.

 

The contest for the handsome trophy (competed for by players with handicaps of 28 or lower) was a close fought affair. James McDonald (94-26=68) emerged as the winner with Richard Gault (74-5=69) the runner-up and David Gardner (92-22=70) third.

 

Richard Gault’s 74 saw him win the prize for best gross and The Daily Telegraph competition.

 

The silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) was won by Robert Kelly with an excellent 39 points with Shay Waterworth (34 points) in second place.

 

 

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Jack Grace won in the upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) with a stunning 25 points followed home by Greg Kelly with 18.

 

The winner of the bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) was William Cross with 9 points with Liam Costain (6 points) second,  Jamie Crook (5 points) third and Archie MacLeod from the non-handicappers.

 

The trophy and the other prizes were presented, on behalf of Cowley Groves, by Martin Ellis, Junior Co-0rdinator

 

 

Conroy Henry Competition 22nd July 2008

 


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High Scoring In Conroy & Henry Competition

 

Last week’s junior competition, for the Conroy & Henry Cup, attracted an entry of 51 young golfers many of whom recorded extremely good scores  -  handicaps will tumble. Many players beat their handicaps without lifting prizes.

 

The trophy (competed for by players with handicaps of 28 or lower) was won by Ruairi Mooney with a very impressive 42 points. Second was Andrew Dixon with 38 points narrowly beating George Harris on a count back.

 

The silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) produced even higher scores. Nick Hamer was the winner with a stunning 43 points, followed by Sean Doyle with 41 and Oliver Lockley with 39.

 

Greg Kelly won in the upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) with 18 points and James E Kelly came second with 15.

 

The bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) was won by Stuart Morrison with Thomas Cairns second and Harry  Daniels third.

 

In presenting the trophy and the other prizes Brendan Conroy congratulated all of the competitors on the high standard of their golf and the progress which is being made week by week. There could be another Emma Harris in the making !

 


Ramsey Crookall Competition 15th July 2008

 

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Ramsey Crookall Trophy

 

 

 

This new competition for the Ramsey Crookall cup attracted 54 junior golfers on 15th July in sunny but blustery conditions. Some good scores were recorded and some handicaps will reduce.

 

It was the first opportunity for her fellow juniors to congratulate Emma Harris on becoming Isle of Man Ladies Golf Champion  -  a wonderful achievement for a 12- year-old.

 

The Ramsey Crookall Cup (competed for by players with handicaps of 28 or lower) was won by Daniel Pickering with of 88-21=67. Andrew Dixon (87-17=70) came second and Ruairi Mooney (94-21=73) third. Emma Harris won the prize for best gross with an 83.

 

Anthony Young won the silver section competition (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 36 points, followed by Alex McAuley with 33.

 

The upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) produced  a close finish. The winner was Greg Kelly with 20 points just shading it over Robert Kelly with 19 and Andy Hopkinson also with 19.

 

18 players competed in a hard fought bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) which was won by Jordan Lee with an impressive 16 points. Thomas Cairns finished second with 14, Stuart Morrison third with 13 and Chris Moore fourth with 12.

 

In recognition of his progress a handicap of 54 was awarded to Matthew Cairns.

 

The club is grateful to Ramsey Crookall for their support of Junior Golf at Peel and to Perry Downward who kindly presented the new cup and other prizes on the firm’s behalf.

 

 

 

Conister Trust Competition 8th July 2008

 

 

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The well-established competition for the highly prized Conister Trust Trophies attracted 49 junior golfers on 8th July. Conditions improved as the evening progressed and the competitions finished in bright sunshine with some impressive scores.

 

The Conister Trust Cup (competed for by players with handicaps of 28 or lower) was won by Daniel Pickering with of 88-23=65. In a tight finish George Harris (73-6=67) just edged ahead of Richard Gault (72-5=67) to take second place. Richard won the prize for best gross.

 

Oliver Lockley won the silver section trophy (played for over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 37 points, followed by Anthony Young with 34.

 

The upper bronze competition (handicaps 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) saw another close finish. The winner was Sean Doyle with 19 points just shading it over Robert Kelly (also 19)  -  in third place was Andy Hopkins with 16.

 

The bronze section competition (handicaps 47 to 54 over 6 holes) also produced a close contest. Chris Moore was the winner with 15 points followed by Jordan Lee with 14 and Harry Daniels with 12.

 

In recognition of their progress, handicaps of 54 were awarded to Liam Costain, Jamie Crook, Kayleigh Dawson and Owen Dawson.

 

The club greatly values the continued support of Conister Trust for junior golf at Peel. In presenting the trophies Michael Lees thanked all of the players for taking part and their parents and other helpers for their support.

 

 

Alex Neill Memorial Cup 24th June 2008

 

 

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Close contest for Alex Neill Memorial Cup

 

 

Heavy rain made for difficult conditions at Peel last Tuesday but, as always, there was a good turnout.

 

The gold section competition for the Alex Neill Memorial Cup produced a very tight finish with three players all scoring 35 points. James McDonald emerged the winner on a last six countback with Danny Lee second and Matthew Nicholson third.

 

Michael Condra won the silver section competition (played over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 32 points followed by Nick Hamer with 29.

 

In the upper bronze competition (handicaps of 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) Robert Kelly was the winner with 17 points followed by Sean Doyle with 15 and James P. Kelly with 13.

 

The bronze section competition (played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54) produced another close finish. Harry Daniels (14 points) just piped James E Kelly (13 points) with Thomas Cairns (10 points) third.

 

In recognition of his progress Jack Gerrard was awarded a handicap of 54.

 

In presenting the trophy and the other prizes Gary Jakeman expressed the club’s thanks to Tony Neill for his continued support of Peel Juniors.

 

 

 

Black Grace Cowley Competition 17th June 2008

 

 

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Flying start for Black Grace Cowley Competition

 

 

Not even a road closure and the most difficult conditions of the year could deter Peel’s keen young golfers from turning out in large numbers last Tuesday for the inaugural Black Grace Cowley Competition.

 

The first winner of the magnificent new trophy was Ruairi Mooney with 89-22=67 who only saw off the challenge of Matthew Nicholson (90-23=67) on the back nine. In third place was Herman Loubser with 97-26=71.

 

Richard Gault took the prize for best gross with his 86.

 

Anthony Young claimed the prize in the silver section (played over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38) with 29 points.

 

The upper bronze competition (handicaps of 39 to 46 played over 9 holes) saw stiff competition between Sean Doyle and Oliver Lockley both with 24 points. Sean emerged the winner on a countback and Robert Kelly took third prize with 19 points.

 

In the bronze section (handicaps of 47 to 54 played over 6 holes) the winner, with 18 points, was Thomas Cairns followed by Harry Daniels  (13 points) and James E Kelly (12 points).

 

Mark Grace kindly presented trophies to the winners of each of the four competitions

 

 

 

Inghams Competition 10th June 2008

 

 

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Herman lifts Ingham Trophy

 

Another record was set at Peel’s popular Junior Clubnight last week when 56 young golfers participated.

 

At stake for the competitors in the gold section (players with handicaps of 28 or lower) was the Ingham Trophy, which was won by Herman Loubser with 38 points in his very first competition at this level. Second was Emma Harris with 37 and third James McDonald also with 37

 

In the silver section competition, played over 16 holes by those with handicaps of 29 to 38, Michael Condra was the winner with an impressive 38 points challenged closely by Anthony Young with 36.

 

The competition in the upper bronze section (played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 39 to 46) was won by Oliver Lockley with 19 points.

 

Lucy Short led the way in the bronze section, played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54, with 12 points followed by Thomas Cairns and Jordan Lee both with 9 points.

 

Nine junior members enjoyed an hours coaching with the club professional Paul O’Reilly.

 

Advance notification that the competition on Tuesday 24th June is an open one  -  for the Alex Neill Trophy.

 

 

 

Kelly Reynolds Competition 20th May 2008

 

 

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Tight finishes in Kelly and Reynolds Competitions

 

 Two longstanding supporters of junior golf at Peel, Godfrey Kelly and Paul Reynolds, kindly presented their trophies at last week’s clubnight. Again the weather was kind and again there was a large turnout of young golfers  -  49 in all.

 

In the gold section Tom Downward (93-28=65) just edged out Richard Gault (71-6=65) on the back nine to land the Godfrey Kelly Shield with James McDonald (95-28=67) closely behind. Richard’s excellent 67 won him the prize for best gross.

 

The Paul Reynolds Trophy, played for over 16 holes by those in the silver section (handicaps 29 to 38), was won by young Herman Loubser with 34 points challenged closely by Angus Hopkinson with 32.

 

In the upper bronze section, played over 9 holes by those with handicaps of 39 to 46, Robert Kelly led the way with 18 points followed by Jack Grace with 15.

 

The leaders in the bronze section, played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54, were Sean Doyle (17 points) and Jordan Lee (12 points).

 

In recognition of their continued progress, Matty Shimmin and Ciara Halton-O’Mahony were both awarded handicaps of 54 and will in future compete in the bronze section.

 

 

Perry Kneale Competition 13th  May 2008

 

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Daniel does it again!

 

 

For the second week in succession Daniel Pickering scooped the top prize at Peel Golf Club’s junior competition last week. His 91-26=65 won him the John Perry Tankard with Andrew Dixon (86-19=67) in second place and Matthew Nicholson (94-23-71) third.  Andrew’s competitive 86 saw him win the prize for best gross.

 

On this occasion 9 non-handicap girl golfers enjoyed a lesson with by Club Professional, Paul O’Reilly, before playing a few holes.

 

As a result of their good progress, Jordan Lee and Dylan Healey were both awarded handicaps of 54 and will in future compete in the bronze section.

 

The Robert Kneale Trophy, played for over 16 holes by those in the silver section (handicaps 29 to 38), was won by Angus Hopkinson with 36 points followed in second place by Michael Condra with 32.

 

In the upper bronze section, played over 9 holes (handicaps of 39 to 46), the winner was Greg Kelly with 20 points; in second place was Robert Kelly with 17.

 

The leaders in the bronze section, played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54, were Oliver Lockley  (20 points), James E Kelly (16 points) and Chris Moore (12 points).

 

Robert Kneale kindly presented the Perry and Kneale Trophies.

 

 

 Pugh Chatel Competition 29th April 2008

 

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A sunny afternoon greeted another large field of 48 participants on 29th April but a chill northerly wind restricted scores for all but the best. At stake were the Pugh and Chatel Trophies, kindly presented on the evening by Mark Pugh and Mark Chatel.

 

Prior to them playing a few holes, 10 non-handicap youngsters were given a lesson by Club Professional,  Paul O’Reilly.

 

The Pugh Trophy (competed for by players with handicaps of 28 or lower) was won by Daniel Pickering  (95-26=69) followed closely by Richard Gault  with 77-6=71 and Matthew Nicholson third (98-23=75).

 

The winner of the Chatel Trophy, played for over 16 holes by those in the silver section (handicaps 29 to 38), was Angus Hopkinson with 39 points  -  second was Robert Condra with 29 points.

 

In the upper bronze section, played over 9 holes (handicaps of 39 to 46), the winner was Michael Condra with 26 points followed by Andy Hopkinson with 19.

 

The bronze section, played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54, was won by Lee Moore (14 points). Greg Kelly was in second place with 13 points beating James P. Kelly on a countback.

 

 

Gallagher Reid Competition  15th April 2008

 

Enthusiastic start by Peel’s young golfers

 

The Junior Section of Peel Golf Club has made a flying start to 2008. A beautifully sunny and calm afternoon welcomed an impressive total of 50 young golfers on 15th April. Many excellent scores were recorded and, even at this early stage of the season, handicaps are dropping fast.

 

In the Gold Section, players with handicaps of 28 or lower competed for the Albert Gallagher Trophy. The winner was Andrew Dixon with 43 points followed by Daniel Hawke with 38 and Tom Downward also with 38.

 

The Reuben Reid Trophy, played for by those in the Silver Section (handicaps 29 to 38), was won by Ryan Shepherd with 48 points closely followed by Danny Lee with 47 and Robert Condra with 41.

 

In the Upper Bronze Section played over 9 holes (handicaps of 39 to 46) the winner was Nick Hamer with 22 points with Antony Young second (18 points) and Ruairi Mooney third (17 points).

 

The Bronze Section competition is played over 6 holes by those with handicaps of 47 to 54. The winner was Greg Kelly followed by James E. Kelly in second place and James P. Kelly in third.

 

The Ian Poulter Medal Competition was won by Daniel Hawke (85-17=68) with Seth Waterworth the runner-up (75-5=70) and George Harris third (87-8=79).  

 

 

 

 

 


   
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