Alex Maguire wins at Portmarnock Links
 Alex Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown) en route to victory in the 2015 Irish Boys Under 14 Amateur Open Championship . Picture by  Pat Cashman

Alex Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown) en route to victory in the 2015 Irish Boys Under 14 Amateur Open Championship . Picture by Pat Cashman

Laytown and Bettystown teenager Alex Maguire took the nett prize in the weekly Winter series event at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.

The four handicapper, winner of last year's Irish Under 14 title, fired a 69 nett for a three shot win over Carton House’s Nathan Talbot and Edmonstown professional Andy Hogan.

Former Stackstown amateur Michael McDermott, now a professional with Pure Golf Leopardstown, won the gross prize with a 71, edging out Newlands’ Jake Whelan and Carton House’s Declan O’Neill by one.

October 25, at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links

  • Best Nett: Alex Maguire (4) Laytown & Bettystown 69
  • Second Nett:  Nathan Talbot (4) Carton House  72
  • Third Nett: Andrew Hogan (scr) Edmondstown 72
  • Best Gross Michael McDermott (Pure Golf) 71
  • Second Gross: Jake Whelan (Newlands) 72
  • Third Gross: Declan O'Neill (Carton House)  72