Tipperary’s Arthur Pierse produced an incredible finish as Waterford’s John Fanning shot a superb 66 to win the nett prize in the South East Alliance outing on his home track on Sunday.
Three handicapper Fanning finished three shots clear of Kilkenny’s Graham Nugent with Waterford seven handicapper Joe Tobin in third after a 70.
Plus one handicapper and former Walker Cup player Pierse finished birdie, birdie, eagle, birdie to pip Waterford’s Alan Thomas for the gross by a shot with a 69
South East Alliance, Waterford Sunday 24 February
1ST Nett John Fanning Waterford (3) 66
1ST Gross Arthur Pierse Tipperary (+1) 69
2ND Nett Graham Nugent Kilkenny (1) 69
2ND Gross Alan Thomas Dungarvan (+2) 70
3RD Nett Joe Tobin Waterford (7) 70
3RD Gross Michael Buggy Castlecomer (+1) 72
Next outing - New Ross, Sunday 3rd March