Adrian Morrow won the Leinster Seniors Amateur Open Championship when it was reduced to one round due to inclement weather at The Heath Golf Club.

Fintan Buckley (Chairman, Leinster Branch GUI) presenting the Algarve Tourist Board sponsored 2009 Leinster Seniors' Amateur Open Championship trophy to Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock) after his victory at The Heath Golf Club yesterday. Also in the picture are (from left) Eileen Fingleton (Lady President, The Heath Golf Club), Joe McNamara (Captain, The Heath Golf Club) and Marie Conlon (Lady Captain, The Heath Golf Club). Picture by Pat CashmanPersistent rain and flooding caused play to be abandoned with two-thirds of the field still to complete their second rounds.

Morrow shot a superb first round four-under par 67 to lead by four strokes and was declared the winner.

Prize Winner details as follows:

Winner: Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock)  67

Runner-up: Tony Hayes (The K Club)   71

Third: Brendan McDonnell (Castlewarden) 73

Fourth: John Carroll (Bandon)   73

Fifth: Maurice Kelly (Killeen)   74 

Sixth: Liam MacNamara (Woodbrook)  74

Seventh: Brendan O’Malley (The Royal Dublin) 75

Eighth: Michael Coote (Tralee)   75

Age Categories:

55-59 years
First Nett:  Brian Whitaker (Elm Park)  72 
Second Nett: Terry Lilly (Slade Valley)  72

60-64 years    
First Nett: Nick Brittan (Carton House)  71  
Second Nett: Larry Dunne (The Heath)   71

65 years & Over
First Nett: John K Moloughney (Templemore)  72
Second Nett: William Leggett (The Island)  72