McNamara wins Munster PGA outing at Castlemartyr
 Monkstown's Cian McNamara, pictured at the Legends Day — a past South of Ireland Champions Celebration Day — at Lahinch Golf Club, Clare on 30 August 2017. Picture © Brian Arthur

Monkstown's Cian McNamara, pictured at the Legends Day — a past South of Ireland Champions Celebration Day — at Lahinch Golf Club, Clare on 30 August 2017. Picture © Brian Arthur

Monkstown's Cian McNamara carded a five-under-par 67 to win the Munster PGA Winter Series outing at Castlemartyr Spa & Golf Resort.

The former South of Ireland and Junior Open champion went to the turn in four-under and was five-under after 10 holes before closing with eight pars in the Premium Golf Brands series event.

He won the ProQuip sponsored event by a stroke from Lahinch's Paddy Sheehy, who had eight birdies in a 68 with David Ryan third with a one-under-par 71.

Pádraig Dooley and John Sugrue were fourth and fifth respectively after level par 72s with the Assistants' Prize going to Darragh Morrissey and the Over 45s to Liam Burns.

Munster PGA Winter Series, Castlemartyr Spa & Golf Resort, Par 72 (Sponsored by ProQuip)

  1. Cian McNamara 67
  2. Paddy Sheehy 68
  3. David Ryan 71
  4. Pádraig Dooley 72
  5. John Sugrue 72
  • Assistants' Prize, Darragh Morrissey
  • Over 45s, Liam Burns
  • Team (Paddy Sheehy, Diarmuid Fraser, Darragh Morrissey and Robert Kelly) 60.

Next outing: Killarney, December 4.