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Shannon Airport Sponsors TIGS at Portmarnock Links

Shannon Airport Sponsors TIGS at Portmarnock Links

 The weather was kind to TIGS yesterday after the terrible downpour on Wednesday the sun shone and on a typical links course the golf went ahead and all who participated in the first TIGS outing of 2017 had a great day out.

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Philip Airey and Peter O’Hanlon at Portmarnock Links

Sponsoring  TIGS  for the first time, Shannon Airport were generous hosts with Declan Power and Isabel Harrison on hand to ensure all were well looked after, promising – with some help from the audience – to continue with their sponsorship in the future.

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Martin Skelly and Isabel Harrison with Clem Walshe, the Mens winner at the TIGS outing

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Martin Skelly and Isabel Harrison congratulate Marian Benton, the Ladies winner

The new TIGS Captain for 2017, Martin Skelly, was delighted with the turnout of 48 golfers for the first outing of the year and thanked Shannon Airport for their support.

The next TIGS outing on 27th April is to Powerscourt and will be sponsored by Amadeus.

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Darragh Culligan and his guest, Brian Wallace, at the TIGS outing

Winners on the day:

Mens:

1st: Clem Walshe, 37pts; 2nd: Mark Calanan, 37pts (Countback)

Ladies:

1st: Marion Benton, 26pts; 2nd: Gillian Lowry, 25pts

Teams:

1st: Darach Culligan, Bryan Wallace, Peter O’Hanlon and Volker Lorenz

2nd: Joe Lyons, David McMahon, Derek Keogh and Mark Calanan

Longest Drives: Joe Lyons and Gillian Lowry

Nearest Pin: Derek Keogh

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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