Waterford captain JJ Ryan (centre) celebrates victory in the FBD Barton Cup with Frank Phelan (left) and Johnny Fanning after they had won their match on the 18th green at Corballis. Picture by Pat CashmanWaterford Golf Club celebrated its centenary year in grand style with victory in the FBD Barton Cup final at Corballis.

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Leading 3-2 after the first leg, Waterford ran out 4-1 winner at the north Dublin links to claim the prestigious scratch foursomes matchplay title for the first time.

No fewer than 140 clubs participated in the event which is in its 107th year and is still one of the most sought after titles in Irish amateur golf.

FBD sponsored Barton Cup Final:

1st Leg played at Waterford Golf Club on Saturday 25th August

Waterford bt Corballis Links 3-2

(Waterford names first)

Greg Carew & Michael Cunningham bt Mark McCauley & Aidan McGrath 3/2;

John Fanning & Frank Phelan bt Alan Coleman & Robert Diggin 2/1;

Eanna Griffin & Francie Power lost to Graham Smith & Peter Wisely on 20th hole;

Anthony Feicks & Gary Dunphy bt Andrew Curry & Barry O’Brien 6/5;

Ian Murphy & Paul Dunne lost to Philip Scallan & Kenny Vaughan 4/3


2nd Leg at Corballis Golf Club on Saturday 8th September

Waterford bt Corballis Links 4-1

(Corballis Links names first)

Paul Nolan & Brendan Mays lost to Greg Carew & Michael Cunningham 3/2;

Alan Coleman & Andrew Hays lost to John Fanning & Frank Phelan 2up;

Philip Scallon & Kenny Vaughan halved with Ian Murphy & Kieran Phelan;

Graham Smith & Peter Wisely lost to Anthony Fricks & Gary Dunphy 4/3;

Mark McAuley & Aidan McGrath halved with Jim Doherty & Brian Cooke