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Travelport Sponsors TIGS Captain’s Day at Killeen Castle

Travelport Sponsors TIGS Captain’s Day at Killeen Castle

The resplendent Killeen Castle Golf Club, Dunsany, Co Meath, was the venue for Tanya Airey’s Captain’s Day TIGS prize, generously sponsored by Travelport. The Jack Nicklaus championship course was in top condition, with some players taking more than five and a half hours to play the 18 holes.

TIGS Captain,Tanya Airey.

TIGS Captain Tanya Airey

The course was to say the least challenging but Nicklus did describe it as “one of my proudest designs”.

The day belonged to Gillian Lowry who came first in the Ladies competition with a score of 35 points, she also was the winner of the Marie Louise Tallon trophy as the the Lady Golfer of the year, she also won the longest drive of the day.

Gillain Lowry

Gillain Lowry receives her prizes from David Conlon and Tanya Airey.

On the mens side Martin Dempsey won the men’s Golfer of the year, and the Paddy O’Keefe Trophy

 

Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey receiving the Paddy O’Keefe trophy.

Gordon Penney was the winner of the Mens competition with a score of 38 points.

Gordan Penney

Gordan Penney receives his prize from David Conlon and TIGS Captain,Tana Airey

David Conlon who hosted the outing on behalf of Travelport announced that  Travelport would be a sponsor again next year.He also made a special presentation on behalf of Travelport to Tanya Airey from Sunway to mark their fifty years in business.

The other prize winners were;

NTP:Ann Kavanagh

NTP:Simon Daly

LD:Gillian Lowry

LD:Graham Aldren

B9:Yvonne Lennox(16)

F9:Aine Byrne(15)

B9:Tom Coade(18)

F9:Philip Airey(17)

Cat1L:Eimear Farrell(30)

Cat2L:Marian Benton(26)

Cat1M:Clem Walshe

Cat2M:David Conlon

Cat3M:Tom lonergan

Past Capts prize:John Spollen

 

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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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