first_imgRosapenna’s run of team success continued at the weekend when they claimed both the Donegal Senior Scratch Matchplay title and the Donegal Junior Scratch Matchplay title becoming the first club to ever win both titles in the one year.On Saturday the Senior team took on Strabane Golf Club at home and after only winning two matches from seven away they needed a clear 6 matches from 7 at home to win the tie outright and they duly delivered on the day winning 6-1 against a strong Strabane side in tough conditions.Well done to the team captain Seamus Connor and his team including Enda Kennedy, Donal Boyce, Frank Casey Jnr, Marty McDermott, Con Boyce, Barry Connor, Pat Boyce & Kieran Logue. Rosapenna have now won the Donegal Senior title four times in the past six years (2007, ’09, ’10 & ’12) beating Strabane G.C in the final each year.On Sunday it was the Junior team who took on Letterkenny Golf Club at home and after a better away result than the Senior team (winning 3 from 7) they had to win five clear matches to win the tie outright on the day.With a few early victories from Barry Connor & Denis McBride the tie looked to be in Rosapenna’s favour. Kieran Logue was 1 down playing the last but won the hole to go to tie holes where he would eventually lose but when John Casey, Pete McBride Jnr and Johnny Sweeney all won their matches behind the title went to Rosapenna.Well done to team captain Joe McHugh and his panel of players that also included John Boyce, Marty Carlin, Mick Gallagher Jnr, Louis Boyce & Pat Boyce.The Sunday club competition on the 16th Sept was won byHugo Duggan 17 with 38 pts and the runner up wasthe Club President Mick Gallagher 14 with 35 pts.Good luck to the Donegal League team that travel away to Bundoran G.C this Wednesday the 19th for the firstleg of the 2012 county final.The Starters Cup will take place on Sunday the30th of September. The Gaeltacht League format for 2012/13 hasbeen changed to eight matches rather thanten matches as in previous years.Rosapenna will be away to Falcarragh intheir first match sometime inOctober.All singles match play third round ties must becompleted by Monday the 1st of October.Any undecided ties will be decided by the tossof a coin, there will be no exceptions.There will be a Ladies & Gents OpenSingles Stableford over the Sandy HillsLinks this Saturday the 22nd of Sept inaid of ACT Letterkenny Hospital.The entry fee is 20e per player.Tee times contact the Pavilion GolfShop on 074 915 5000.The Open Catherwood Mixed Foursomes will be playedon Saturday the 29th of September over the Old Tom Morris Links.Contact 074-915-5000 for tee times.PGA Professional Noel Callan is available for lessons at the Rosapenna Practice Groundby appointment, all enquires can be made by contacting Noel directly on 0044-7789-157654.The Practice Ground is open seven days with the ball dispenser in operation and new super range golf balls in use.ENDS.GOLF NEWS: ROSAPENNA CLUB NOTES was last modified: September 19th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:ROSAPENNA GOLF CLUB NEWSlast_img read more