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TIGS Ireland Beat Team UK 6-0 at Mount Juliet

TIGS Ireland Beat Team UK 6-0 at Mount Juliet

The TIGS May outing, sponsored by Turkish Airlines, took place at Mount Juliet Golf Resort on Thursday 26th May with 70 golfers taking part, including a group of travel industry colleagues from the UK. The overall winners were Martin Dempsey on 41 points (above with Onur Gul, Turkish Airlines, and Martin Skelly) and Ann Byrne on 28 points.

John Bowden, Team UK, with Martin Skelly and Martin Dempsey, TIGS Ireland, and Colin Brodie, Team UK

John Bowden, Team UK, with Martin Skelly and Martin Dempsey, TIGS Ireland, and Colin Brodie, Team UK

In addition to the usual competition format, a 12-person team event was organised, TIGS Ireland versus Team UK – a match that was handsomely won by the Irish team by 6 – 0! The other results were:

Mens

Overall: Martin Dempsey (12), 41pts (-2)

Category 1: John Spollen (11), 37pts

Category 2: Niall McDonnell (15), 35pts

Category 3: Cormac O’Connell (21), 35pts

Front 9: Jack Sheill, 19pts

Back 9: Martin Penrose, 21 pts

Longest Drive: Graham Aldren

Nearest Pin: Don Shearer

Eileen Penrose, Ladies Category 1 winner, receives her prize from Julie Curran, Turkish Airlines, and TIGS Captain Tanya Airey

Eileen Penrose, Ladies Category 1 winner, receives her prize from Julie Curran, Turkish Airlines, and TIGS Captain Tanya Airey

Ladies

Overall: Ann Byrne (24), 28pts

Category 1: Eileen Penrose (23), 26pts

Category 2: Marian Benton (35), 27pts (-1)

Front 9: Miriam Skelly, 14pts

Back 9: Tanya Airey, 14pts

Longest Drive: Audrey Headon

Nearest Pin: Audrey Headon

Ann Byrne, Ladies overall winner

Ann Byrne, Ladies overall winner

Miriam Skelly, Front 9 winner

Miriam Skelly, Front 9 winner

Guest Prize

Chris Lowry (7), 34pts

Peter O’Hanlon, Onur Gul, Keith Chuter and Volker Lorenz

Peter O’Hanlon, Onur Gul, Keith Chuter and Volker Lorenz

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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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