Even during these unprecedented times, the McAree Engineering Monaghan GAA Golf Classic lived up to expectation once again in providing a memorable weekend of action-packed golfing.
A mixed bag of weather did not dampen the infectious atmosphere which surrounded Rossmore Golf Club on Friday 24th and Saturday the 25th of July 2020.
We were privileged and extremely grateful to have our main sponsors involved again McAree Engineering in Ballinode. Thank you to Brendan McAree, Peter Richardson and the staff of McAree Engineering for their kind generosity and assistance in running this great event.
We would like to thank all the teams who entered and all our sponsors of the tees and greens. To Rossmore Golf Club, its members and staff in providing an outstanding service. Special thanks to our stewards, the members of Monaghan County Board for their help over the weekend, to Raymond Treanor (Fundraising Chairperson) and the organising committee who worked tirelessly before and during the event. Also a massive thank you to Brendan Casey and Eugene McGinnity for their expertise and professionalism ensuring this event ran like clockwork and to our photographers Fintan McTiernan and Peadar McMahon.
The 2020 Winners were
1st place winners with a score of 111 – The Ballinode Seafoods Team Fergal Duffy; Paul Power. Ruairi McDonald & Paul Harvey
2nd place winners with a score of 107 – The Currin GAA Team Jack McCarron; Adrian Alford; Ethan Audley & Fergal Connolly
3rd place winners with a score of 104 The Terry’s Bar Team – Terry Gilsenan; Dan Herlihy; Gerard Gilsenan and Paul Whelan
4th Place winners with a score of 101 The GTec Team – Gareth Mone, John Mone, Anthony Keenan and Vincent O Keefe
Ladies Team winners – Bernie McCauge; Kenita Crawford; Delia Hunt & Finola Hunt
Nearest Pin – Stephen Curley
Longest Drive – David Eakin
Huge congratulations to Fionan Cassidy from The Platinum Tanks team who achieved in a Hole in One
The organising committee were delighted to hold additional ‘Hit the Green’ fundraiser for much needed funds for Drumhill House Alzheimer’s Centre Monaghan. Thanks to all who contributed.
For more photos from the event with courtesy from Fintan McTiernan can be viewed by Clicking Here
Photo Credits – Peadar McMahon