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.
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
Midlands Scratch Cup winner Seamus Cullen (Slieve Russell) is presented with the Carlow GC Captain Dick Gillman.Slieve Russell’s Seamus Cullen held on for a one-stroke win in the Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow on Saturday.
Slieve Russell’s Seamus Cullen leads after the opening round of the Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow. Picture: Thos Caffrey / www.golffile.ieSlieve Russell’s Seamus Cullen fired a two under par 68 to open up a commanding lead after the first round of the 36-hole Midlands Senior Scratch Cup at Carlow today.
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.
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.
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.