Dooks capture All Ireland pennant after 127-year wait

Dooks win on the 18th green......Willie Murphy (Captain, Dooks GC), Delia Foley (Lady Captain, Dooks GC) celebrate with Karl Falvey and Eileen Breen on the 18th green after their victory to clinch the final win over Malahide Golf Club at the 2015 Irish Mixed Foursomes Finals (sponsored by the Spanish Tourist Board) at Dooks Golf Club (04/09/2015). Picture by Pat Cashman

Good things come to those who wait and so it proved for historic Dooks who capture the first All Ireland pennant in the club's 127 year history with a. 3.5 - 1.5 win over Malahide in the Final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes on home turf.

Eileen Breen (Dooks) holes the winning putt on the 18th green to clinch the 2015 Irish Mixed Foursomes Final (sponsored by the Spanish Tourist Board) at Dooks Golf Club today (04/09/2015).  Picture: Pat Cashman

The winning Dooks team. Picture: Pat Cashman

Michael Connaughton (President, GUI) presenting Willie Murphy (Captain, Dooks Golf Club) with the 2015 Irish Mixed Foursomes trophy (sponsored by the Spanish Tourist Board) at Dooks Golf Club today (04/09/2015).Also in the picture are Gonzalo Ceballos (Spanish Tourist Board), Delia Foley (Lady Captain, Dooks Golf Club) and Marion Pattenden (ILGU) Picture: Pat Cashman

 The Malahide team. Picture:  Pat Cashman

The Malahide team. Picture: Pat Cashman

Irish Mixed Foursomes

All-Ireland Final, Dooks Golf Club

Friday 4th September

Malahide 1.5 Dooks 3.5 (Malahide names first)

  1. Alyn Hogan (1) & Vera Mahood (18) lost to Enda Curtayne (18) & Tracy Eakin (3) 1 hole
  2. Ciaran Reale (4) & Patricia Ryan (16) halved with Denis McGillycuddy (5) & Jenny Pigott (19) 
  3. John Hayes (5) & Cynthia Fowler (16) lost to Pat Griffin (7) & Joan Harmon (12) 3/1
  4. Paul O’Connor (1) & Orla McMahon (19) beat Derek Kelly (13) & Mary Inglis (12) 5/4
  5. Gavin O’Connor (1) & Rosemary Cassin (19) lost to Karl Falvey (4) & Eileen Breen (16) 1 hole