Gareth Lappin

Grehan leads East by six shots and biggest halfway lead for eight years

Tullamore’s Stuart Grehan birdied two of his last three holes for a second round 69 and the biggest halfway lead in the CityNorth Hotel sponsored East of Ireland Amateur Open for eight years.

Grehan leads East by six shots and biggest halfway lead for eight years

Lappin vows to learn from Quinta do Lago experience

Belvoir Park’s Gareth Lappin. Belfast star Gareth Lappin has vowed to learn some valuable lessons from his trip to Portugal to play in the prestigious Telegraph BMW Junior Golf Championship after finishing down the field at Quinta do Lago.

Fred Daly win for Belvoir Park

Michael Connaughton (Chairman, Connacht Branch, Golfing Union of Ireland) presenting Patsy Lavery (Vice Captain, Belvoir Park Golf Club) with the Fred Daly trophy while team and supporters celebrate their victory in the All Ireland Fred Daly trophy final at Claremorris Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman/www.cashmanphotography.ie Belvoir Park clinched the Fred Daly Trophy in a brilliant exhibition of golf, edging out a valiant Greystones side in a high-quality final, writes the GUI.

Dawson denies Lappin with epic finish

Robin DawsonRobin Dawson came back from the dead to beat Belvoir Park’s Gareth Lappin in the secodn round of the British Boys at Hoylake on Thursday. Picture: Pat CashmanFaithlegg’s Robin Dawson produced a remarkable finish to force tie holes with Irish team mate Gareth Lappin before beating him at the 19th to reach the last 32 of the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Lappin and Dawson set for British Boys showdown

Gareth Lappin will face team mate Robin Dawson in the British Boys at Hoylake. Picture Jenny Matthews/www.golffile.ieBelvoir Park’s Gareth Lappin will face Irish team mate Robin Dawson of Faithlegg on the opening day of matchplay combat in the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Liverpool.

McDermott in his element in icy West

Gary McDermottGary McDermott made just one bogey in the second round, here at the 14th, in an otherwise faultless display. Picture courtesy www.countysligogolfclub.ieYouth had its fling on the opening day of matchplay combat in the West of Ireland Championship. But while there were plaudits for the likes of teenagers Gareth Lappin, Paul McBride and former boy wonder Jack Hume, it was local hero Gary McDermott who made the biggest impression in Artic-like conditions at Rosses Point.

Moynihan to lead Boys at Baltray

Gavin Moynihan steps out at Royal Dublin en route to his Irish Amateur Open strokeplay win in May. Picture by Pat CashmanIrish Amateur Open champion Gavin Moynihan will lead a strong Irish side in the next week’s Boys Home Internationals at County Louth.