Golf - Maynooth completes a clean-sweep at the Inaugural Munster Students!

MU Scholars B Team win the team event at the Munster Students Championship!
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 14:00

MU Scholars B team of Cathal Butler, Eanna Griffin & Kyle McCarron clinched the team event by one stroke from Ulster A with a score of 285 (-3). The scholars trailed Ulster A by three shots after an opening round of 146 (+2) but rallied on day two posting 139 (-5). Cathal Butler lead the charge for the scholars on day two by firing a 68(-4) which included an eagle and six birdies with Eanna Griffin following up with a solid 71(-1). MU Golf Club A finished 3rd on 287(-1) with MU Women's taking 4th on 298(+2). Team results:

MU first year John Murphy (Kinsale) was crowned the men's individual champion shooting excellent rounds of 70 68 (-6). Maynooth's, Cathal Butler claimed third place with 74 68 (-2) followed by defending champion Jack McDonnell who also shot 74 68(-2) for 4th place. MU had 6 players finish in the top 10.  Men's results:
MU women's scholar Mary Doyle claimed the women's individual by six strokes with rounds of 71 76 (-2) with teammate Shannon Burke taking the runner's-up spot with scores of 74 78 (+4). MU's Molly Dowling, Meadhbh Doyle and Clodagh Walsh finished 5th, 6th, 7th respectively. Women's results:

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For full details of the new 2016-17 Irish Students Series jointly run by the GUI & ILGU, see here: