CLUB JUNIOR SECTION
This has been an extremely busy and beneficial
year for the Junior Section of the Club. The
following is a list of some of our activities that
we organised during the year:
We had our Junior Boys & Girls Competitions
every Thursday with up to 70 junior golfers
taking part from 08.00 to 12.00 each day.
We had an Adult/Cadet & Adult/Junior
competition every alternate Sunday.
We had Cadet training every Monday evening
from 18.00 to 19.30.
We had a series of special golf lessons for
Juniors who joined in the last three years with
the emphasis on procedures, protocols and the
basic rudiments of golf.
We had a Putting Jamboree on Sunday
evenings for cadets and beginner juniors.
We had various coaching for both our
beginners and more talented junior golfers.
Interclub Teams: There were five Junior Teams
representing Malahide Golf Club in the current
year and following is a run down on these
teams:Andy Desmond, managed by Bill Caffrey
& John McGarry, got to the semi-final and
were beaten by Forrest Little. Panel was Ciaran
Conway, Sergio Ganaza, Karl Kennedy, Mark
Liston, Shane O’Neill & Gavin O’Neill.
Fred Daly, managed by Miki Barrett & Martin
Dunne, were beaten by Ashbourne GC in May
.Panel was AJ McCabe, Robert Byrne, Ryan
Gibson, Shane O’Neill, Mark Liston, Sergio
Ganaza & Ben Gaynor.
Leinster U15’s, managed by Daniel Murphy &
Ciarán Conway, are our most successful team
and got to the final of the Leinster U15 GUI
The Fingal League team, managed by Joe Daly
& Noel Minihan, brought the first pennant of
2017 to MGC. This was a competition played
over 8 weeks over June, July & August and
involved 16 golfing clubs from all over the
Fingal area. We hosted the competition on
Monday 31st July. Panel was Daniel Murphy,
Ryan Gibson, Mark Liston, Sergio Ganaza,
Eduardo Ganaza, Jamie Heary, Ciaran Conway,
Gavin O’Neill, Shane O’Neill, Adam Barry,
Tom Dunne, Jed Tormey, Ben Gaynor & James
Irish Junior Foursomes team were managed by
Colin Shields & Leo Connolly, and played their
matches in July.