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Golf AM/AM

A Golf am/am was held in Tuam Gold Club on August 29th to raise funds for the Leisure Centre. This proved to be a highly successful venture, and was thoroughly enjoyed by all who participated, most especially by those who were lucky enough to win one of the many prizes. In all, there were 15 team prizes presented, plus some individual awards and spot prizes on the night of presentation. The first three teams were the following:

  • 1st Team Michael Shaughnessy, Kevin Holland, Martin Naughton, John J. Keane
  • 2nd Team Hugh O’Neill, Tommy Moran, Tom McCarthy, Martin O’Neill
  • 3rd Team Val Hanley, Tony Hanley, Jimmy Hughes, Sean O’Grady

The success of the occasion was assured when the local Business Community and many others came up trumps with very generous sponsorhip. Tom and Julie McKenna, of the Summerfield Bar, were the main sponsors, but the smaller sponsorhips of so many people all combined to guarantee financial success. All our sponsors, to whom we are very grateful, are listed below.

The event could not have taken place without the hard work and commitment of the Sub-Committee who took complete charge of the running of the competition. We would like to say a huge thank you to Gearoid Hartigan, Martin Casserly and Jimmy Moran.

38 Teams participated on the day, and enjoyed perfect weather conditions. The presentation of prizes took place in the Summerfield Bar, Claregalway and a very enjoyable night was had by all.

Again our thanks to our Sponsors, to all those who entered teams and played on the day, and to the Sub-committee. Well done everyone.


Tom McKenna (Summerfield Bar), John Mullins, Cregmore Construction, Moran Office Supplies, Moran’s Service Station, O’Maille Collection, Brennan Brothers, Hughes Supermarket, Niall Devett, Shell Service Station, Monaghan’s Garage, Noel Grealish, Glass Centre, Fireplaces of Elegance, Tommy Duggan (Garage). GK Developments, Colleran Sign Engraving, John Coyle (Galway Fine Foods), Paul Fleming (Galway Oil), Connolly Sports, McGraths Supermarket & Butchers, Ballybrit, Martin Duggan Oils, Galway Bay Golf and Country Club, Cré Porcelain, Socos Teo Indreabhain, Rockmount Riding Centre, Tolan Food Service, Martin Fleming Construction, James Giles (Claregalway Soffit & Facia), Dunleavey’s Bar and Supermarket, Glynn’s Fruit & Vegetables, Gerry Keating Engineering, P. J. Hughes Building Contractor, John Feeney (Charisma Blinds), John Fahy Flooring International, Dr. Brendan Day, Cladagh Mineral, Coillte, Walsh’s Shop, Bawnmore, Tom Considine Construction, Western Ironcraft, Roadstone, Ignatius Foy Construction, Bank of Ireland, Gem Furnishings (Waterdale), Connemara Isles Golf Club, Pine factory, Duffy’s Riding Centre, Nortel, Claregalway Video Library, Dawn Dairies, Flynn’s of Lackagh, Mulryan Insurances, Gerald Purcell Constuction, A.C.S. Communication, G & R Windows, John Daly Foods, Kynes Tavern.