Shipp wins Titleist Footjoy Leinster Boys Under 16 Close

Shipp wins Titleist Footjoy Leinster Boys Under 16 Close
 Evan Shipp in action in the Leinster Boys Under 16 Close Championship at Ashbourne Golf Club. Picture courtesy Ronan Quinlan

Evan Shipp in action in the Leinster Boys Under 16 Close Championship at Ashbourne Golf Club. Picture courtesy Ronan Quinlan

Headfort's Evan Shipp fired an impressive round of 67 to win the Titleist Footjoy Sponsored Leinster Boys Under 16 Close Championship at Ashbourne. 

Shipp carded four birdies in his four under par round to narrowly win by one shot from Laytown & Bettystown's Alex Maguire (68).

Elm Park's James Fleming came third three shots behind with a steady level par 71.

 Winner Evan Shipp (Headfort). Picture courtesy Ronan Quinlan

Winner Evan Shipp (Headfort). Picture courtesy Ronan Quinlan

 Evan Shipp (Headfort) with John Ferriter, Chairman of Leinster Golf, Brian Purcell, Vice-Captain of Ashbourne and Keith Bardon of Titleist. Photo: Ronan Quinlan

Evan Shipp (Headfort) with John Ferriter, Chairman of Leinster Golf, Brian Purcell, Vice-Captain of Ashbourne and Keith Bardon of Titleist. Photo: Ronan Quinlan

Leinster Boys Under 16 Close Championship, Ashbourne (Par 71)

Detailed scores

67 E Shipp (Headfort)

68 A Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown)

71 J Fleming (Elm Park); D Keating (Seapoint)

72 S Irwin (Killeen); A Collins (Laytown & Bettystown)

74 C Rabbette (Esker Hills); S Doyle (The Island); M Kennedy (The Royal Dublin); D Marshall (Naas)

75 C Gaffney (Headfort); M McGilligan (Woodbrook); B Hynes (Greystones); A Smith (Mullingar)

76 J Mackin (Dundalk); C Connell (Newlands)

77 J Hever (Kilcock); G Rochford (Bray); S Downes (The Royal Dublin)

78 G Herlihy (Castle); S Casey (Hermitage); J Brown (The Heath); M Lynch Jnr (Moate); L Keyes (Dun Laoghaire); F O'Reilly (Naas); H Masterson (Killeen); P O'Shea (Kilkenny)

79 E Sullivan (Carton House); A Fraher (Black Bush); R Whitaker (Milltown); M Duggan (Highfield); S Lacey (Newlands)

80 L Kane (Mullingar); R Gibson (Malahide); S McDermott (Highfield); C Ffrench (Carton House); S Carpenter (Forrest Little); J Walsh (Kilkenny)

81 A Wallace (Dun Laoghaire); M McCormack (Mullingar); R Reid (Greystones); B Kelly (Donabate); S Murtagh (Mullingar); S O'Neill (Malahide); J Butler (Naas)

82 S Rennick (Royal Curragh); E Hayes (Woodenbridge); F Sullivan (Forrest Little); D Mulligan (Laytown & Bettystown)

83 K Rafferty (Dundalk); N O'Callaghan (Greenore); S Windsor (Hermitage); A Carroll (Citywest Resort)

84 T Kelly  (The Royal Dublin); J Nolan (Birr); W Mathews (Balbriggan)

85 E Kendrick (Killiney); M Liston (Malahide); D Halpin (Donabate); M Crumlish (The Island); K Honer (Roganstown)

86 R Cowhey (Elm Park)

87 P Burke (Delgany); E McGarry (Skerries); M Mina Ronayne (Mullingar); J Baily (Killiney ); D Muldowney (Carton House); M Duignan (Howth); B Kidd (Enniscorthy)

88 T Browne (Naas)

90 D O'Malley (Black Bush)

92 T Kearns (Foxrock); T Harte (Castle); C Walsh (Waterford)

93 L Walsh (Highfield)

95 A Tyrrell (Clontarf)

96 S Purcell (Ashbourne)

97 D Flanagan (Naas)