Matchplay Competitions

Matchplay Championships for 2023:

CompetitionQualifier/PreliminaryRound of 32 - Play by:Round of 16 - Play by:Quarter Final - Play by:Semi Final - Play by:Final
Andy DohertyQualifier 15/Apr - 32 to Qualify - Seeded Draw15/May15/Jun15/Jul15/Aug10/Sep
Singles - Class 1Qualifier 29/Apr - 16 to Qualify - Seeded DrawN/A29/May29/Jun29/Jul10/Sep
Singles - Class 2Qualifier 29/Apr - 16 to Qualify - Seeded DrawN/A29/May29/Jun29/Jul10/Sep
Singles - Class 3Qualifier 29/Apr - 16 to Qualify - Seeded DrawN/A29/May29/Jun29/Jul10/Sep
Singles - Class 4Qualifier 29/Apr - 16 to Qualify - Seeded DrawN/A29/May29/Jun29/Jul10/Sep
Club FourballQualifier 07/May - 32 to Qualify - Seeded Draw01/Jun01/Jul01/Aug01/Sep10/Sep
Club FoursomesQualifier 23/Apr - 32 to Qualify - Seeded Draw23/May23/Jun23/Jul23/Aug10/Sep
Mixed FoursomesOpen Draw: Prelim play by 20/MayN/A20/Jun20/Jul20/Aug10/Sep
Father & Son Scotch FoursomesOpen DrawN/A4/Jul31/Jul29/Aug10/Sep
5 Day Singles MatchplayOpen DrawN/A4/Jul31/Jul29/Aug10/Sep
Cotter CupQualifier 23/Sep - 16 to Qualify - Open DrawN/A24/Sep30/Sep01/Oct (AM)01/Oct (PM)

Rules for Match Play Competitions:

    1. All round matches must be played prior to the date posted.
    2. It is the responsibility of the person or persons on top of the draw to arrange the match.
    3. Failure by competitors to arrange a match prior to the cut-off date may lead to competitors being disqualified by the Men’s or Ladies’ committee.
    4. When a match is completed, the result must be posted by a person or team on the appropriate chart on club notice board. The chairman of match-play competitions must also be notified of any changes of dates and results which will then be relayed to club website.
    5. All matches for men must be played off the white tees (not stakes), with the exception of the 5-Day Matchplay playing off the yellow tees (not stakes). Ladies off Red.
    6. In mixed competitions men drive off first.
    7. Matches must not be played on competition courses or during competitions.
    8. In the case where agreement cannot be reached in organising a date and or time for a match, the decision of the competitions committee will be final.
    9. All finals are expected to be played on Finals Day (10/ Sept/2023) except where a person is competing in 2 finals. Only in exceptional circumstances will permission be given to play on another date. In such cases dates and times must be agreed with convener of competitions or for ladies match-play, the Ladies Competitions Committee.
    10. All matches are expected to be played in accordance with rules and etiquette of golf. Where a dispute arises over an issue, the player should proceed with the match and seek a ruling later where possible. The decision of the Competition committee will be final in these matters.

Matchplay Champions:

Matchplay Championships2022 Champions2021 Champions2020 Champions2019 Champions2018 Champions2017 Champions2016 Champions
Andy Doherty CupDavid DevineAlan RyderHarry MorganDarren BryanNigel CosgraveDeclan RickardSimon Foran
Club Singles Class 1Ben HanrattyPadraig CurryHarry MorganMark LawlorMark LawlorJamie QuinnTopps Prumthep
Club Singles Class 2David MoranTommy LynchDamien KearneyJohn TimminsCiaran GrantAndrew MayLiam Bridgette
Club Singles Class 3Martin CullenMark MichaelAnthony MoranCharles RobertsonTom O'MalleyPaul SmithersPaul Smithers
Club Singles Class 4Emmet CullenDenis SheehanPeter BrownTony WilkinsonGerry McCaulJ.J. McElroyDeclan Rickard
Ladies Reid CupUna CherryNot PlayedNot PlayedTBCTBCTBCTBC
Ladies Challenge CupFreda MackeyNot PlayedNot PlayedPatricia O’NeillPatricia O’NeillWendy GouldingPauline Leheny
Ladies Ferguson CupJackie DoolanNot PlayedNot PlayedNot PlayedMary LynamDorothy MoorheadPhil Brangan Bolger
Club FourballMark Smithers & Andrew Keenan
Colm O'Brien & Ken NolanBrian Hanratty & Barry GorhamMark Smithers & Andrew KeenanGary Murray & Ardle CulletonDarren Greaney & Keith GibbonsAndrew Lilly & Topps Prumthep
Gents FoursomesKevin Boyd & Brian BoydAlan Ryder & Kieran WhiteJames O’Toole & Paul SpeirinDarryll Murray & Darragh KellyHarry May & Maurice O'GradyGerry O’Reilly & Mark MackeyGary Smithers & Andrew Keenan
Ladies FoursomesEileen O’Malley & Margaret MaherNot PlayedNot PlayedCarol McAllister & Pauline LehenyMartina McGrath & Catherine CrummeyMartina McGrath & Catherine CrummeyMartina McGrath & Catherine Crummey
Club Mixed FoursomesCarmel & John TimminsMary Tobin & Pat McNeillCarmel & John TimminsMartina & Don McGrathDamien & Kate HanrattyPat Doran & Pat O’BrienDamien & Kate Hanratty
Father and SonLiam & Alan Bridgette
Damien & Ben HanrattyDamien & Ben HanrattyDamien & Ben HanrattyMartin & Alan O'GormanDamien & Ben HanrattyDamien & Ben Hanratty
5 Day Singles MatchplayPat BrennanNot PlayedNot PlayedNot PlayedNot PlayedNot PlayedNot Played