Closest Finish in Ignatian Cup History – Winner takes cup on count-back in the Golf 2016 outing

The Annual Crescent Past Pupils Golf Outing a.k.a. Ignatian Challenge Cup has been won by Adrian Murphy for 2016.  In what turned out to be a mild and sunny autumn evening, the course at Limerick Golf Club presented plenty of challenges and a few scoring opportunities for the golfers who took part.

Adrian Murphy Winner of the Ignatian Challenge Cup 2016

Adrian Murphy takes the Ignatian Challenge Cup for 2016. Pictured John Hurley (CPPU Golf Committee), Harry MacNamara (CPPU Vice President), Adrian Murphy, Karin Fleming (CCC Principal), Kevin Baggott (CPPU Golf Committee)

With the final groups of golfers playing by torchlight .. the scorecards came in and only a handful of golfers managed to just beat 36 points and tied in the closest ever finish to the Ignatian Challenge Cup and a count-back was required to identify the winner.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Position Winner
1st Adrian Murphy
2nd Ger McNamara
3rd Paul Mc Donagh
4th Johnny McDonald
5th Dave O’Malley
6th Len Dineen
7th Harry Fehilly
Back 9 Billy O’Shea
Front 9 Enda Power
Longest Drive 10th Dara O’Sullivan
Nearest to pin 7th Peter Moloney
Best Gross Mike Reddan

You can view a selection of photos from the event and prize-giving here .. CLICK HERE

Thanks the main sponsors Pat Tiernan Motors and to Rob Holmes for the golfer’s refreshment packs we are most grateful. To Limerick Golf Club, our thanks for a great afternoon the course was in great condition, the weather smiled upon us and we had a great evening afterwards in the clubhouse with excellent food and the staff were most helpful.

Finally, we’d like to thank all the Crescent Past Pupils and staff the 67 who turned out to play in the event which was once again a great success and looking forward to 15th September 2017 back again in Limerick Golf Club.

Ignatian Challenge Cup 2016 at Limerick Golf Club

Ignatian Challenge Cup 2016 at Limerick Golf Club