THE MCGINLEY TROPHY
The format is Fourball match play and participants are the winners of their club’s Fourball
match play competition in the preceding year. The concept was born as result of a few
friends – the committee – who enjoy regular Fourballs deciding to fill a gap in inter-club
competitions by putting the McGinley Trophy in place. Paul McGinley is delighted to
be associated with the competition, especially as it is promoting a form of golf he really
The format is Fourball match play and is open to the winners of their club’s qualifying
competition in the preceding year which Robert Fowler and Rory O’Donnell won in
Malahide in 2016.
Rory and Robert qualified for the finals in
Powerscourt GC where in the morning, they
defeated the Old Conna pairing and in the
afternoon, overcame Beech Park to bring
the trophy back to Malahide.
Conor Sutton, son of Alasdair and Geraldine Sutton is currently attending Union College
in Kentucky USA working on his Collegiate golf career in the US. Conor competes
regularly on the University college circuit and his exploits can be followed on the web.
Conor finished T5 with a two day score of 143 (+1) in his first tournament this semester.
He also received the accolade of making the All-Tournament team, his first college
medal, see link: http://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=player&tid=13713
Robert Doyle wins Joe Reale “Twilight” trophy
Fergus Duddy Captain The
Island GC returns Talbot Cup