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Distribution of prizes at Kilkeel club's presentation night

A PRIZE presentation was held at Kilkeel Golf Club.

The captain Austin Crawford thanked the sponsors for their generous prizes.

The competition, sponsored by Davin Ltd. (David McCartan), was held on 19 and 21 July.

Aaron Mackey took first place with 45pts, second David Glenny 41pts, third Samuel Gordon whilst Colm Cunningham got Best Gross with a round of 76.

The next competition was held on 9 and 11 August and was sponsored by Wilsons of Rathkenny.

Ian Wilson won first prize with 41pts with a better back nine putting John Hanna into second place.

David McVeigh 40pts got third place and Kieran Poland collected best gross of 72.

Country Fried Chicken Downpatrick’s competition was won by Edward Haugh with 40pts. Gary Uppington and Richard McBride got second and third prizes and Kieran Poland returned a score of 75 to win the Gross.

Pictured are (back) Kieran Poland, Frank Reilly, Sam Gordon, Edward Haugh and Colm Cunningham and (front) sponsors David McCartan, Graham Forsythe and Eoghan Sheehan with Captain Austin Crawford.

A Stroke competition, sponsored by Eoghan Sheehan Accountant, was held 30 August and 1 September.

Kieran Poland took first place with a 66 nett beating Jamie Lowey into second place by one shot, followed by Martin O’Neill with a 69 nett. Frank Reilly shot a 77 to secure best gross.

A very successful fundraising event was held at the beginning of September.

A variety of prizes were presented by the main sponsor, Hugh McCulloch of Condensation Solutions.

Nearest to the Pins at the par threes were won by J Simpson, H McCulloch, J Campbell, P Colagan, S. McConville, D. Fitzpatrick, B. Evans, J. McKnight, C. Anderson and D.Sloan.

Longest drives for both Ladies and Gents were collected by A. Macauley, A. Higgins, C. Quinn J. Quinn, G. Orr and R. Doran.

Ladies Team winners were Grainne Killen, Catherine Cordell, Annmarie Higgins and Carol Sloan 81pts.

Society Prize: Aaron Clydsdale, J Bell and Andy Smyth.

None Golfers with 87pts were D. Sloan, J Campbell, J Collins and P Morgan.

Catherine Cordell and Carol Sloan (standing) and (seated) Adelaide Orr Lady President, Austin Crawford Captain and Grainne Killen Lady Captain.

Main prizes

Third with 91pts P & C Quinn, G Trainor and D. Keenan

Second 95pts Harry and Blaine O’Hare, S Lawrence and Keith Todd.

Winners 95pts on better back nine Gary Orr, Iain Orr, Stefan Parke and Alan Graham.

The captain thanked everyone who contributed to the success of the fundraising event.

He praised the new caterer David Irvine - trading as Hunters Moon on the excellent meal, wishing David every success.

The night concluded with a Night at the Races. The captain thanked Shane Lowey for the success of the event.

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