The eleventh CBGS annual tour (21-24 June) between two teams of 12 led by Vice President, Rich Blount and Past Captain, Chris Carey, ventured to the Emerald Isle. 

Rich selected a team based on the enthusiasm of youth, whereas, Chris picked a team of guile and experience. 

Following a Ryder Cup format over 3 days, 2 rounds were 4 BBB with the first held at Kinsale Golf Club ending 4-2 in favour of the PC team and the second round was at Fermoy Golf Club (superb hidden gem) which finished in an honourable 3-3 draw. The PC team (blue shirts) took a slender 7-5 lead into the final round of singles held at the stunning FOTA Island resort ( Deerpark course). Players were matched by handicaps with the PC team needing 5 points to retain the coveted Vice President’s Cup. The first 7 matches were won by the PC team and although the VP team rallied to take the final 4 out of 5 matches, the overall result was Past Captain 15 Vice President 9.

Cork really lived up to expectations with the famous Irish hospitality and a great time was had by all. 

The Vice-Presidents Team

Deerpark Course 18th hole

The coveted Vice President’s Cup

All friends again !

Captains Rich Blount & Chris Carey with their top players David Clark & Paul Houghton

Past Captain Team