Thank you to everyone involved in the 1st Annual PIPS Newry & Mourne Golf Classic!
We couldn't have asked for a better day!!
112 golfers played in the 1st annual PIPS Newry & Mourne Golf Classic, which took place on August 13th 2010 at Warrenpoint Golf Course in Warrenpoint. The tournament, played in 4 ball format, began at 8 a.m. Golfers were treated to lunch, putting contests, burgers & ice cream. Other features included hole-in-one prizes, prizes for GUI winners and Non GUI winners, and runners up in GUI and Non GUI, silent auction for an all star signed Down GAA jersey, raffle for a car in partnership with FSI Small Charities, spot prizes, goody bags and many give-aways!
A special thanks to Gemma Murphy who was this years first time Co Down entry to the Rose of Tralee who presented the prizes and along with the rest of the PIPS Newry & Mourne volunteers made the event such a huge success
The evening's musical entertainment was supplied by Declan Harvinson
Tickets where on sale all during the day for spot prizes and a chance to win a car so a big thank you to everyone who purchased tickets
And of course and not forgetting all the golfers who participated on the day which turned out to be probably one of the best days of the year, weather wise.
This year's event, raised a gross £8548.00 with a net of £6394.00, proceeds will greatly benefit the whole of our community through the services provided by PIPS Newry & Mourne
This years GUI team winners with a score of 96 are: Keith Kelly, Gerry Fallon, Johnny Mallon, John Clarke,
GUI runners up are with a score of 94: Barry Laverty, Ronan Sands, Sean McVeigh and Mark Donagan
Non GUI winners with a score of 99: Noel Fitzpatrick, Barry Cole, Paul Fitzpatrick and David Sloan
Non GUI Runners up with a score of 97: Christopher McGivern, Kyle O Hare, Blaine Magee and Cathal Caldwell.
Winner of longest drive: Keith Kelly
Winner of nearest the hole: Joe Mathers