Persson wins Munster veterans by six shots
 Tomas Persson. Picture by Cork Golf News

Tomas Persson. Picture by Cork Golf News

Sweden's Tomas Persson became the first overseas winner of the Munster Veterans Amateur Championship when he carded a second round 74 to finished the championship on +4 and six shots clear of the field.

Munster Veterans Amateur Open Championship 201, Thurles Golf Club (par 72)

Sponsored by Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles CSS R1 = 74 (R/O) CSS R2 = 74 (R/O)

Detailed scores

  • WINNER Tomas Persson (Sweden) 148
  • RUNNER UP Mervyn Eager (Lucan)  154
  • THIRD Peter Cowley (Cork) 155
  • BEST NETT 36 Noel Pyne (Ennis) 148
  • 2ND NETT 36 Camillus Muldowney (grange) 148
  • 3RD NETT 36 Gerry O’Keeffe (Waterford) 149
  • BEST GROSS 1ST 18  Per Anders Grufman (Sweden) 77
  • BEST NETT 1ST 18 Paddy O’Brien (Dungarvan) 74
  • BEST GROSS 2ND 18 Bert Burke (Moate) 73
  • BEST NETT 2ND 18 Tom Campion (Athlone) 71

148 Tomas Persson (Sweden) 74 74

154 Mervyn Eager (Lucan) 74 80

155 Peter Cowley (Cork Golf Club) 77 78

157 Bert Burke (Moate Golf Club) 84 73

158 Noel Pyne (Ennis Golf Club) 80 78

159 Bertil Josefsson (Sweden) 81 78

160 John Carroll (Bandon Golf Club) 83 77

161 Staffan Akesson (Sweden) 83 78, Gerry O'Keeffe (Waterford) 80 81, Per Anders Grufman (Sweden) 77 84

162 Anders Rydberg (Sweden) 80 82

163 Brian Grieve (King James VI Golf Club) 83 80

164 Camillus Muldowney (Grange) 82 82

167 Krister Jacobsson (Sweden) 87 80, Mike Hennessy (Lahinch Golf Club) 85 82, Murt O'Shea (Co. Louth Golf Club) 84 83

168 Rolf Holme (Sweden) 86 82, Lars Bosson Flodman (Sweden) 85 83, Thomas Mernagh (Spanish Point Golf Club) 83 85, Sean F. Hosty (Galway Golf Club) 82 86, Paul Hautz (Delgany Golf Club) 82 86

169 John Cuffe (Monkstown Golf Club) 85 84

170 Tom Campion (Athlone Golf Club) 89 81, Ken O'Neill (Castle) 86 84

171 Joe Crowley (Athy Golf Club) 89 82, Ken Newens (Castlerock Golf Club) 86 85

172 Jan Nilsson (Sweden) 84 88

173 John Bourke (Castle) 88 85, Anders Falk (Parknasilla Golf Club) 83 90

174 Leif Ericson (Sweden) 88 86

175 Richard Cotter (Delgany Golf Club) 87 88

176 Tony McGlynn (Craddockstown Golf Club) 88 88

177 Paddy O'Brien (Dungarvan Golf Club) 87 90

180 Richard Pyne (Lahinch Golf Club) 92 88, Michael Dowd (Galway Golf Club) 89 91

181 John McCann (Co. Louth Golf Club) 90 91

182 Oliver O'Mahony (Cork Golf Club) 92 90, P.j. Phelan (Cahir Park Golf Club) 91 91, Benkt Svederman (Sweden) 88 94

184 Dennis O'Regan (Kanturk Golf Club) 93 91

185 Philip Cooney (Lee Valley Golf Club) 94 91

186 William Mernagh (Kanturk Golf Club) 95 91, Tommy Glynn (Galway Golf Club) 93 93

187 Tadg Mannion (Athlone Golf Club) 96 91

189 Ulf Schroder (Sweden) 94 95, William Leggett (Island) 91 98

198 Declan Harty (East Cork Golf Club) 100 98

213 Sean Power (Dungarvan Golf Club) 109 104

NR  Jimmy O'Neill (Thurles) NR 89, Larry Cullen (Rush) NR 96, Joseph Corless (Galway Golf Club) NR 93, Joe Carney (Athlone Golf Club) 97 NR, Podge Dolan (Rush) NR 97, Michael Burke (Cahir Park Golf Club) 107 NR, William J O Brien (Ballykisteen Golf Club) NR , John Ryan (Waterford) NR