Yates wins at Pormarnock Links
 Jonathan Yates

Jonathan Yates

Naas’ Jonathan Yates returned from the Copa de Andalucia to win the weekly Tuesday Winter Series outing at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.

The West of Ireland champion carded a five under par 66 to take the gross prize by three shots from Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty and Halpenny Golf’s Stephen Quinlan.

St Anne’s five handicapper Francis Chaney posted a 68 to beat Damien McGrane and Malahide’s Niall Sullivan by one in the nett and top the field of 70.

Winter Series, Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links (Par 71)

Nett: 1 Francis Chaney (5) St.Anne's68; 2.  Damien McGrane (scr) Unattached 69 (back nine 32); 3. Niall Sullivan (2) Malahide 69.

Gross: 1 Jonathan Yates (Naas) 66; 2  Caolan O’Rafferty (Dundalk) 69 (back 9 32); 3Stephen Quinlan (Halpenny) 69.