L-R: Soo Hee Ding (sponsor The Old Bridge Inn Navan), Simon Ward (winner) and Headfort Golf Club Captain John GriffinBaltray’s Simon Ward added another piece of silverware to his collection when he captured the inaugural Headfort Senior Scratch Cup on Sunday.

The 2006 South of Ireland champion shot rounds of 71 and 69 over the Old and New Courses at the 36-hole Co Meath venue to win by a stroke from Lisburn’s Ryan Symington.

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Stephen Walsh in action during the Headfort Senior Scratch Cup. Picture Fran Caffrey www.golffile.ieHeadfort’s Brian Casey was third on 142 in what was hailed as a successful first staging and Headfort is determined to cement the event’s place on the annual calendar of Irish amateur ‘majors’.

Headfort Golf Club - 36 Holes Senior Scratch Cup

Sunday April 21st  2013 Headfort New/Old (Sponsored by The Old Bridge Inn, Navan)

First: Simon Ward (+2) Co Louth: 71/69 140

Second: Ryan Symington (Scr) Lisburn: 73/68 141

Third: Brian Casey (+3) Headfort: 73/69 142

Fourth: Richard Bridges (+1) Stackstown: 71/74 145

Fifth: Stephen Walsh (+1) Portmarnock: 75/73 148

Sixth: Jack Hume (+2) Rathsallagh: 74/74 148

Seventh: Ronan O’ Reilly (Scr) Headfort: 72/76 148

CSS – Headfort New 76; Headfort Old  73.