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Sun Shines for Winners at Antrim Golf Club Junior Captain's Day

04 September 2018

Antrim Golf Club Junior Captain ,Josh McKee and Junior Girls’ Captain, Rachel McAuley Hughes hosted their annual Captain’s Day at Antrim Golf Club, Allen Park on Saturday 1st September. 

Almost 50 juniors took to the fairways with some impressive golf played.  Every competitor received a fantastic goody bag kindly provided by sponsors Colin Graham Residential, Walter Young Mazda, Ignite Studios Antrim, McLarnon’s Ramble Inn and Clare Veterinary Group, Ballyclare.  

Supporters of Antrim Golf Club’s Junior Section, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, kindly provided entertainment for the players and their families with the brand new bouncy castle now available at Allen Park Sports Hub.
   
Jack McMenamin picked up the much sought after top prize in the 18 hole competition sponsored by Glengormley based estate agent Colin Graham Residential. Main sponsor, Colin Graham, was delighted to support the juniors and wished the groups the best of luck as they set off from the first tee. Winner Jack McMenamin also picked up the Antrim Golf Club Junior Captain’s Day trophy kindly donated by Rachel McAuley Hughes.  A closely fought competition saw Kain Walker and Ben Anderson picking up the respective second and third prizes.

The R Elliott and Sons 9 hole Red Group showed lots of promise with Will Chambers winning the section. Jonny Chambers and Seth Park followed closely behind picking up some highly sought after prizes. Ballyclare based builders merchant, WJ Scarlett and son kindly provided prizes for the second group of junior competitors with Caitlin Hanna taking the top spot. Second place was picked up by Farrah Park with Matthew Hood in third. 

Crothers Concrete Services sponsored the Longest Drive Competition with winners Jack McMenamin, Daniel Waring Farrah Park receiving club covers and balls.  Prizes for the Best Front and Back Nine were also kindly provided by Crothers Concrete Services with Joel Flynn and James Hood taking the honours.

Farrah Park, Alexander Park and Rory Harman also were in the prizes in the Nearest the Pin Competition kindly sponsored by Mr and Mrs RJ Elliott. The final prizes of the day went to the winners of the GH Decor Putting Competition with Kaya Holmes, Cora Nicholl and Rachel McAuley Hughes in the top spots.

Antrim Golf Club Junior Section is going from strength to strength with some impressive results from members at competitions throughout Ireland this summer.  New members are always welcome and Professional Peter McCarroll’s Junior Golf Academy every Saturday morning at Allen Park is the perfect place to start.  Both Antrim Golf Club Junior Section and Peter McCarroll can contacted by calling Allen Park on 028 94 429001.  

Results: 
COLIN GRAHAM RESIDENTIAL 18 HOLE COMPETITION
1ST : Jack McMenamin
2ND : Kain Walker
3RD : Ben Anderson

R ELLIOTT AND SONS 9 HOLE RED COMPETITION
1ST : Will Chambers
2ND: Jonny Chambers
3RD: Seth Park

WJ SCARLETT AND SON 9 HOLE BLUE COMPETITION
1ST: Caitlin Hanna
2ND: Farrah Park 
3RD: Matthew Hood 

MR & MRS RJ ELLIOTT NEAREST TO THE PIN COMPETITION 
WINNERS: Farrah Park, Alexander Swann, Rory Harman 

CROTHERS CONCRETE SERVICES LONGEST DRIVE: 
WINNERS: Farrah Park, Daniel Waring, Jack McMenamin

CROTHERS CONCRETE SERVICES BEST FRONT 9: 
1ST: Joel Flynn

CROTHERS CONCRETE SERVICES BEST BACK 9: 
1ST: James Hood

GH DECOR PUTTING COMPETITION: 
WINNERS: Kaya Holmes, Cora Nicholl, Rachel McAuley Hughes