Moynihan joins the legends at The Island
 Gavin Moynihan is now an Honorary Life Member of The Island. Picture: Thos Caffrey /  www.golffile.ie

Gavin Moynihan is now an Honorary Life Member of The Island. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ie

Walker Cup star Gavin Moynihan has been made an Honorary Life member of The Island.

The 19-year old Dubliner, winner of the 2012 Irish Amateur Open and an outstanding peformer for Great Britain and Ireland in last September’s Walker Cup match at the National Golf Links of America, joins Ryder Cup winner Philip Walton and two-time Irish PGA champion Martin Sludds on the role of honour.

Moynihan is completing his first term on a golf scholarship at the University of Alabama, where his team mates include outstanding talents Cory Whitsett and Bobby Wyatt.