2017 National Gents Strokeplay Championships Day Two
P.P.U.I. - 16/07/2017 - Mark Millar wins the Donnelly Cup for the first time
Winner: Mark Millar (Cement) -29
Second: Stephen Shoer (Lakeside) -28
Third: Damien Fleming (Deerpark) -26
Fourth Paul O'Brien (Lakeside) -23 (B9)
Pictured above are our 2017 National Senior Gents Strokeplay Championship prize winners pictured with our President Mervyn Cooney. Well done to Mark Millar on his first Donnelly Cup success after a great battle with Lakeside’s Stephen Shoer that came down to a single stroke in the end. Deerpark’s Damien Fleming (Third) and Paul O’Brien (Lakeside, fourth) are pictured here as well as we thank Hillview for being great supporters this weekend along with the players and spectators for really adding to the excitement of the occasion. Safe home to everyone from Clonmel!
ALL OVER and Mark Millar is our 2017 Senior Champion as he shoots eight under par in the last round to win the tournament with -29, one ahead of Stephen Shoer in second on -28 with Deerpark's Damien Fleming third for the second year-in-a-row on -26. Lakeside's Paul O'Brien is fourth on countback with -23. More to follow!
Declan McCarron finishes on -23 with Chris Scannell finishing on -22 a shot behind.
Mark Millar birdies the 17th to go one ahead of Stephen with -29.
Both Stephen Shoer and Mark Millar are -28 with two holes to play.
Level between Stephen and Mark with three holes to play!
Clubhouse: Damien Fleming finishes on -26 to take the clubhouse lead, James Cleary and John Cahill both finish on -22, Bryan Delaney -19, Kieran Earls -18 and Chris Gallagher -17
Course: Stephen Shoer goes one ahead of Mark Millar with six to play.
Clubhouse: Both Eddie Hennessy and Paul O'Brien finish on -23 to take clubhouse lead.
Course: Mark Millar stays ahead of Stephen Shoer after both players improve their score by five each to -26 and -25 respectively.
Clubhouse: A new clubhouse lead of -19 after Paul Tobin shhots -5 for his last 18. John Ross Crangle finishes the tournament on -18 meanwhile
Clubhouse: Ray Murphy also finishes -18 as Darren O'Connell finishes -13.
Course: Declan McCarron moves to -19 with Chris Scannell now on -18 after nine holes.
Clubhouse: Padraic Sarsfield joins the clubhouse lead on -18 as Sean Goggin finishes a shot behind on -17.
Clubhouse: Ian Donnelly and Jason O'Regan both finish on -18
Course: Damien Fleming moves to -20 as Bryan Delaney remains -17 after their first nine holes.
Playoff: James Cleary moves to -20 with Chris Gallagher gone back to -14 after their first 9 holes.
Playoff: John Cahill goes to -16 with Kieran Earls a shot better now on -17 after their opening nine holes.
Playoff: The final group has teed off in the Final 18. Eddie Hennessy now -19 with Paul O'Brien -18 after their first nine holes.
Playoff: Paul Tobin moves to -20 with John Ross Crangle moving to -16 after their opening nine holes.
Playoff: Ray Murphy has moved to -15 with Darren O'Connell dropping back to -11 after their first nine holes.
Playoff: Padraic Sarsfield has moved to -17 while Sean Goggin has moved to -15 after their first nine holes.
Playoff: A strong start the playoff sees Tralee's Jason O'Regan move to -19 while Ian Donnelly has gone to -16 for their first nine holes.
Playoff underway with Jason O'Regan and Ian Donnelly to get us going for the Final 18.
36 Holes: Niall Lenihan finishes -11, Conor Clancy -8 with William Fitzgerald finishing on -6. Francis Feeley was Level Par along with George Beardsley and Andrew Lowe on 108 to complete the 36 hole scoring.
36 Holes: Brian Delaney finishes on -17, third player to do so, Thomas Hanley shoots -10, William Buckley Jnr shoots -6 with Pat Malone finishing on -1
36 Holes: Chris Scannell is now third outright after finishing on -18. Thomas Ryan finishes on -3.
36 Holes: Tony Blake finishes the tournament on -9 with Sean Buckley +6.
36 Holes: John Ross Crangle finishes on -14 with Junior Smith finishing on five under par.
36 Holes: Eamon Gibney finishes the tournament on six under par.
36 Holes: Kieran Earls finishes on -14, Brian Cahill finishes on -11 with Karl Murphy -2.
27 Holes: Niall Lenihan -11 with 9 to play, Conor Clancy still on -6.
27 Holes: Bryan Delaney -15 with William Buckley Jnr -3.
27 Holes: Ian Dillon moves to -11 with Denis Monaghan Level Par. Thomas Hanley is -5 with Pat Malone +1.
27 Holes: Chris Scannell moves to -15 with Thomas Ryan remaining -1.
27 Holes: John Ross Crangle remains -10 for the tournament with Junior Smith Level Par overall.
27 Holes: Kieran Earls -10 with both Brian Cahill and Eamon Gibney -4 and Karl Murphy -1 with 9 to play.
18 Holes: Niall Lenihan -9 and Conor Clancy -6. Both Geroge Beardsley and Andy Lowe are +1. 27 Hole Scores next
18 Holes: Bryan Delaney -9, Ian Dillon -6, Pat Malone -1 and William Buckley Jnr +1.
18 Holes: Chris Scannell -8, Thomas Ryan, Pat Malone, Francis Feeley and William Fitzgerald all -1 and Thomas Hanley Level Par
18 Holes: Tony Blake -4 and Sean Buckley +4.
18 Holes: JR Crangle -10 with Junior Smith +1.
18 Holes: Kieran Earls -4, Brian Cahill -3, Eamon Gibney +1 and Karl Murphy +2
9 Holes: Niall Lenihan -7, Ian Dillion -5, Francis Feeley and Willie Fitzgerald both -2, Andy Lowe and Conor Clancy both -1, Denis Monaghan +1 with George Beardsley +3.
9 Holes: Bryan Delaney -4 with William Buckley Jnr +1.
Both Thomas Hanly and Pat Malone -1 through 9 holes.
9 Holes: Chris Scannell -4 with Thomas Ryan -2.
9 Holes: JR Crangle -6, Junior Smith -1, Karl Murphy -4 and Tony Blake -3. Kieran Earls -2 and Sean Buckley +2
9 Holes: Brian Cahill -2 with Eamon Gibney Level Par.
36 Holes: Kevin Corcoran finishes -10, Laurence Maher finishes -9, Monty Galvin shoots -8 with Derek Healy -5, Derek Daly -4 and Darren McKenna -2 to complete the second session scores.
36 Holes: Eddie Hennessy shoots -14, Ray Murphy -13, Declan Freeman finishes -11 with David Sexton -3 and Rene Jan Bloem was +1.
36 Holes: Damien Fleming shoots -17, Paul Tobin finishes with -14, Ian Donnelly finishes -12 and Ronan Whelan concludes -2.
36 Holes: New leader as Mark Millar posts -21 to go in front by a stroke! Gary McGreal finishes at -9 with George McGreal -1. Robbie Walker finishes +6.
36 Holes: Sean Harkins -12, Gary Healy finishes -11 with Graham Donohoe -9 and Aonghus Coughlan -4
36 Holes: James Dignan finishes -8 with Noel Collins -6.
27 Holes: Laurence Maher -8, Monty Galvin -6, Derek Healy -4 with Darren McKenna Level Par.
27 Holes: Ray Murphy -10, Kevin Corcoran -6, Derek Daly -4 and Rene Jan Bloem Level Par.
27 Holes: Damien Fleming -15, Eddie Hennessy -10, David Sexton -1 with Ronan Whelan Level Par.
27 Holes: Mark Millar -17 with 9 to play, Ian Donnelly is -9 with Declan Freeman -8.
27 Holes: Sean Harkins & Gary McGreal both -8 with James Ryan and Gary Middleton both -4.
27 Holes: Paul Tobin -12, Aoghus Coughlan -3 , George McGreal Level Par with Robbie Walker +4.
18 Holes: Monty Galvin and Laurence Maher both -5, Derek Healy -2 and Darren McKenna +3.
27 Holes: Gary Healy -8 with Graham Donohoe -5.
27 Holes: James Dignan -4 with 9 to play, Noel Collins -3
18 Holes: Derek Daly -5 with Kevin Corcoran -3
18 Holes: Damien Fleming turns -11, Ray Murphy -6, David Sexton -2 and Rene Jan Bloem +2.
18 Holes: Mark Millar turns -10, Eddie Hennessy and Ian Donnelly both -5, Declan Freeman -4 with Ronan Whelan +2.
18 Holes: Gary Middleton -3 and James Ryan -2.
18 Holes: Sean Harkins & Gary McGreal both -3, Aoghus Coughlan Level Par with Robbie Walker now +2
18 Holes: Paul Tobin -9, both Gary Healy and Graham Donohoe -5 while George McGreal is +1.
18 Holes: Noel Collins & James Dignan both -4
9 Holes: Monty Galvin & Derek Healy both +1
9 Holes: Ray Murphy -3, Laurence Maher -1, Rene Jan Bloem +2 and Darren McKenna +3.
9 Holes: Both Damien Fleming and Kevin Corcoran -5 with Derek Daly -2 and David Sexton Level Par.
9 Holes: Eddie Hennessy -4, Ian Donnelly -3, Declan Freeman -1 and Ronan Whelan +1.
9 Holes: Mark Millar -8, Gary Mcgreal -3, Sean Harkins and Gary Middleton -2 Aoghus Coughlan -1, James Ryan Level and Robert Walker +1
9 Holes: Gary Healy -2 and Graham Donohoe -1.
9 Holes: Paul Tobin -5, James Digan -2, Gearoge McGreal -1 and Noel Collins Level Par
36 Holes: Jason O'Regan finishes -12 to complete the first round scoring as no less than 17 different players have shot double figures in the first session!
36 Holes: James Cleary -16, Paul O'Brien -14, Gerry Breen Jnr and Anthony Culhane -12, Stephen Ruane -9 and Paul Nolan -5.
36 Holes: Padraic Sarsfield -13, Frank Dineen -8, Paul McGreal -7 and Michael Conneely -3.
36 Holes: John Cahill finishes -15, Darren O'Connell -13, John McDonald -12 and Liam O'Donovan -10
36 Holes: Anthony Carroll -7 and Joe McGrath Jnr -4.
36 Holes: Daniel Keohane and John McGrath both -12, Martin Keohane -10 and Paul Collins -3.
36 Holes: Stephen Shoer sets the early pace with 20 under par and Brian McCabe finishes on six over par.
36 Holes: Declan McCarron finishes -17 Chris Gallagher -15, Sean Goggin -12 and Cathal Dunne -2.
27 Holes: Anthony Culhane -12, Jason O'Regan -9, James Cleary -8 and John O'Leary -1.
27 Holes: Paul O'Brien -12, Gerry Breen Jnr -9, Stephen Ruane -7 and Paul McGreal -5.
27 Holes: John Cahill now -14, both Padraic Sarsfield and John McDonald are now -9 for the tournament with Liam O'Donovan -6.
27 Holes: Frank Dineen -9, Darren O'Connell -8, Paul Nolan -5, Anthony Carroll -4, Joe McGrath Jnr -2 and Michael Conneely -1.
27 Holes: John McGrath and Daniel Keohane both -9, Martin Keohane -7 and Paul Collins -3.
27 Holes: Stephen Shoer -15 Declan McCarron -13, Chris Gallagher -11, Sean Goggin -8 , Cathal Dunne -1 and Brian McCabe +8.
18 Holes: Paul O'Brien -7, James Cleary and Jason O'Regan both -6, Gerry Breen Jnr and Anthony Culhane both -5 and John O'Leary +1.
18 Holes: Stephen Ruane -5 and Paul McGreal -2
18 Holes: John Cahill -10, John McDonald and Padraic Sarsfield both -6 with Liam O'Donovan -2.
18 Holes: Daniel Keohane -6, Martin Keohane -4, Darren O'Connell -3, Michael Connelly Level, Anthony Carroll & Joe McGrath Jnr both +1.
18 Holes: Frank Dineen -9 and Paul Nolan -4.
18 Holes: John McGrath -7, Paul Collins -2
18 Holes: Stephen Shoer -10, Chris Gallagher and Declan McCarron -7, Sean Goggin -3, Cathal Dunne +1 and Brian McCabe +5.
9 Holes: Anthony Culhane -5 Paul O'Brien and Jason O'Regan -4, James Cleary -3 and Gerry Breen Jnr -2
9 Holes: John McDonald -4, Stephen Ruane -3, Paul McGreal and Padraic Sarsfield -1
9 Holes: John Cahill -6, Frank Dineen -5, Paul Collins -2, John McGrath, Liam O'Donovan and Darren O'Connell -1 Paul Nolan Level Par and Michael Connelly +2.
9 Holes: Stephen Shoer -3, Anthony Carroll Level, Joe McGrath Jnr +1 and Brian McCabe +4
9 Holes: Declan McCarron -5, Chris Gallagher -3, Daniel Keohane and Sean Goggin -2, Cathal Dunne and Martin Keohane both +1.
Nearly set to go on Day Two of the National Gents Strokeplay here in Hillview. We will try and update things as best we can today. They will be posted either here or on the above scoresheet. While we are waiting for scores you can check out some photos from yesterday on the link above to our Flickr page.