Louise Coffey edges out Deirdre Smith at Woodbrook
 Louise Coffey

Louise Coffey

Malone’s Louise overcame tough conditions edge out County Louth’s Deirdre Smith by a stroke in the Cassidy Travel sponsored Woodbrook Ladies Senior Scratch Cup.

The experienced Ulster player knows what it takes to win around Woodbrook having captured the East of Ireland Mixed Foursomes with Peter O’Neill in 2014 and finished as runner up to Lucy Simpson in the scratch cup in 2013.

An opening, one over 75 gave her a three-stroke lead over Shannon Burke and while Smith pressed in the afternoon with a wonderful 75, Coffey proved too strong and an 80 was enough to win by one stroke on seven over 155.

Meadhbh Doyle (159), Nicola Coffey (162), Gemma McCarthy (162) and Aedin Murphy (163) rounded out the top-six while Burke’s 172 took the Under 21 gross prize.

There was also an excellent performance by 10-handicap Georgia Carr, who won the nett prize with rounds of 87 and 85.

Woodbrook Ladies Scratch Cup, sponsored by Cassidy Travel (Par 74)

  • 36 hole gross — Louise Coffey (+2) 155
  • 2nd gross — Deirdre Smith (0) 156
  • 3rd gross — Meadhbh Doyle (3) 159
  • 4th gross — Nicola Coffey (2) 162 (countback)
  • 5th gross — Gemma McCarthy (3) 162
  • 6th gross — Aedin Murphy (1) 163 (countback)
  • Seniors 36 hole gross — Maria O'Reilly (5) 172
  • Under 21 36 hole gross — Shannon Burke (2) 163
  • Best Gross, 1st 18 holes — Jenny Hennessy (5) 80
  • Best Gross, 2nd 18 holes — Maeve Kelly 80
  • Best Nett, 36 holes — Georgia Carr (10) 152 (countback)
  1. 155 Louise Coffey 75 80
  2. 156 Deirdre Smith 81 75 
  3. 159 Meadhbh Doyle 81 78 
  4. 162 Nicola Coffey 82 80
  5. 162 Gemma McCarthy 78 84
  6. 163 Aedin Murphy 83 80
  7. 163 Shannon Burke 78 85 
  8. 164 Suzanne Phillips 81 83
  9. 164 Mary Dowling 81 83
  10. 165 Maeve Kelly 85 80
  11. 165 Orla Barry 83 82
  12. 166 Rachel McDonnell 85 81
  13. 168 Orla Dunphy 88 80
  14. 168 Caroline Hewitt 82 86
  15. 169 Emma Forbes 82 87
  16. 169 Jenny Hennessy 80 89
  17. 170 Sophie Harrison 84 86
  18. 170 Hilary Hall 83 87
  19. 172 Kate Lanigan 87 85
  20. 172 Georgia Carr 87 85
  21. 172 Sally Ann Lenehan 86 86
  22. 172 Maria O’Reilly 86 86
  23. 173 Rosemary Howell 88 85
  24. 173 Suzanne Hayes 85 88 
  25. 173 Clodagh Hopkins 84 89
  26. 174 Ciara Sharkey 88 86 
  27. 177 Lavinia Bowe 89 88
  28. 178 Barbara Cooney 90 88
  29. 179 Ruth Maguire 91 88
  30. 179 Lee Murphy O’Connor 90 89
  31. 179 Jan Browne 89 90
  32. 179 Katie Keenan 83 96
  33. 180 Olivia McClurg 92 88
  34. 180 Niamh Giblin 87 93
  35. 181 Madeline Canty 91 90
  36. 182 Mary Leahy Browne 93 89
  37. 182 Emma Thorne 93 89
  38. 184 Susan Lynch 94 90
  39. 184 Laura Dempsey 88 96 
  40. 185 Anne Marie Powell 93 92
  41. 185 Vonny Kelly 93 92
  42. 186 Annie Harpur 99 87
  43. 186 Beth Coulter 91 95
  44. 186 Katie O’Hart 90 96
  45. 187 Tina Meehan 93 94 
  46. 188 Ellen Nolan 96 92
  47. 188 Eithne Knight 94 94 
  48. 188 Kim Moloney 93 95 
  49. 189 Aimee Wickham 96 93
  50. 189 Penelope Gleeson 94 95
  51. 190 Ruth Farrell 97 93
  52. 190 Aisling Nolan 96 94
  53. 190 Rosemary Hayes 93 97
  54. 191 Orla O’Mahony 98 93
  55. 192 Ursula O’Reilly 90 102
  56. 193 Laura Noble 96 97
  57. 198 Tracey Smith 96 102
  58. NR Deirdre Bradshaw 87 NR
  59. NR Michaelle McCarthy NR