Skilling takes top spot in Ed Hagan Trophy at Carrickfergus Golf Club

Mid and East Antrim Mayor Billy Ashe (second from left, front row) with members of Carrickfergus Golf Club at the launch of Open Week which runs from July 25 to August 1. INLT 28-909-CON
Mid and East Antrim Mayor Billy Ashe (second from left, front row) with members of Carrickfergus Golf Club at the launch of Open Week which runs from July 25 to August 1. INLT 28-909-CON

Colin Skilling’s 42 points bagged him the Ed Hagan Trophy at Carrickfegus Golf Club on Saturday (July 4).

Low handicap winners were Chris Wadsworth (40 points), Ken Knocker (37 points), J. Mitchell (37 points) and Tom Hagan (36 points).

High handicap winners were Peter Dinsdale (40 points) and Stanley Spray, Lee Burnside and S. Marshall who each carded 39 points.

Graeme Arthur won the Gross prize with 34 points and R. Kelly scooped the Super Senior prize with 37 points.

In the Fred Daly Plate, Carrickfergus defeated Ballymena 7-0 and, even with the away leg yet to play, look likely to progress to meet Galgorm at the next stage.

Meanwhile, bookings are now available for the club’s Open Week which runs from Saturday, July 25 to Saturday, August 1.

Those interested in competing should call club professional James Orchin on 028 93 351803.

Whitehead GC Ladies’ Section results from Whitehead Cup: 1st, Elaine Hunter - 69; 2nd, Carole Peat - 70; 3rd, Frances Boyd - 72; 4th, Bea Gallagher - 74; 5th, Diane Livingstone - 74.

Greenisland GC: The club’s Junior Cup team have progressed to the quarter-finals of the competiton after a 4-1 win over Portstewart.

David Salters’ 44 points saw him secure top spot in the Lexi Campbell stableford competition on Saturday. Jonathan Greer carded the highest gross score with 38 points.