Carlow Golf Club

Yates takes route 66 to Midlands Scratch Cup glory

Jonathan Yates is one of the most improved players in Ireland this year and he got his reward at Carlow on Sunday when he closed with a course-record equalling 66 to win the prestigious Midlands Scratch Cup.

Yates takes route 66 to Midlands Scratch Cup glory

Ashby leads Midlands Scratch Cup at halfway

Liam Ashby has a two-stroke lead over fellow Naas man Jonathan Yates and three shots to spare over Colm Crowley at the halfway stage of the Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow.

Ashby leads Midlands Scratch Cup at halfway

Carlow all set for epic 72-hole Midlands Scratch Cup

The days when the late Fr Ned was one of the great driving forces behind the Midlands Scratch Cup might be gone but Carlow Golf Club will turn back the clock this weekend with a return to 72-hole combat

Carlow all set for epic 72-hole Midlands Scratch Cup

O'Driscoll and Knightly take Carlow and Kerry scratch cups

Muskerry's Jean O'Driscoll captured the Carlow Ladies Senior Scratch Cup on Saturday, edging out Lucan's Molly Dowling and Ballinrobe's Shannon Burke by a stroke on 152 with international Lisa Maguire, back in action again after her Leaving Certificate, taking fifth spot on 155.

O'Driscoll and Knightly take Carlow and Kerry scratch cups

Top field for Midlands Scratch Cup

Alan Thomas is bidding to become the first man to successfully defend the Midlands Scratch Cup since Padraig Harrington did it 19 years ago. Dungarvan’s Alan Thomas is highly fancied to become the first man since Pádraig Harrington to mount a successful defence of the prestigious Midlands Scratch Cup which tees off at Carlow tomorrow.

Shanahan takes control in Carlow

Mark Shanahan is the 54-hole leader in the Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow GC. Picture by Pat CashmanWaterford left-hander Mark Shanahan will take a one stroke lead into this afternoon’s final round of the Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow.

Top class field set for Carlow test

Carlow Golf Club hosts the Midlands Senior Scratch Cup next weekend, Sept 8-9Current internationals Harry Diamond, Nicky Grant and Richard O’Donovan will be gunning for glory in the 63rd Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow next Saturday and Sunday.