Fintona ladies seal All-Ireland title

WHILE most of the sporting focus in this part of the world was directed towards Croke Park and the Tyrone men’s victory over Mayo to earn them the Sam Maguire Cup, the day before, the concentration at Fintona Golf Club was on Shandon Park in Belfast where their ladies team were aiming to start the […]

Jordan seals play-off triumph

OMAGH’S Jordan Hyland completed a week to remember on Tuesday when claiming outright victory in the Charleston Invitational.   The Omagh man posted back-to-back rounds of 74 to finish in a tie of the lead with Charleston’s Mitch Hoffman, who recorded a 72 and 76.   But it was Hyland’s nerve that held firm over […]

Phil McKenna claims Lady Captain’s Prize

A thirty-six points return secured top spot on the leaderboard for Phil McKenna during Wendy Marshall’s Lady Captain’s Day on September 26th. She was the pick of the bunch during the well-supported event that saw a tightly fought battle for second ensue. Marian O’Doherty eventually prevailed to take the runner-up spot with the best of […]

Ryan remains on course for America despite lockdown

RYAN McNelis remains hopeful that his move to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he will begin a golf scholarship in August will go ahead as scheduled despite the current travel restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic. “There’s no issues yet, it just all depends on whether the college opens in August and […]

‘Hole in One’ kickstarts members return to action

Members of Aughnacloy Golf Club were delighted to get back to the fairways with full time sheets turnouts from Day one. With the glorious weather, the course was in pristine condition and was clearly enjoyed by all. And there was no better way to kick off the season than shoot a ‘Hole in One’. Nigel […]

Beverley does a top ‘Jobb’ to win Lady Captain’s Prize

BEVERLEY Jobb claimed Joan Cathcart’s Lady Captain’s Prize at Fintona Golf Club on Saturday after recording an impressive 44 points. Runner-up Diane Moffett was also in fine form, returning 41 points to finish four points ahead of third placed Catriona Donnelly, while Jobb and Moffett also claimed the nearest the pin and longest drive accolades. […]

‘Complete putter madness’ lies ahead

THEY are a regular Saturday fourball at Newtownstewart Golf Club, but on Sunday, June 23, Adrian Hamilton, Peter Thompson, Kenny Stewart and Gareth McGonigle are going to suffer from ‘complete putter madness’ when they tackle Macmillan’s ‘Longest Day Challenge’. The intrepid quartet will tee off at around 5.30am on June 23 and will continue until […]

WATCH: Oscar shows world number one how it’s done!

By Chris Caldwell A 13-year-old Omagh native showed world number one Dustin Johnston and European Tour order of Merit winner Tommy Fleetwood how it was done this morning, while also impressing his hero Rory McIlroy. Now residing in Abu Dhabi, Oscar Murphy won a competition to ‘Beat the Pro’ during the first round of the […]