At sunny Slievenamon yesterday (Thursday) the County Tipperary Boys Golf Championships took place in fabulous conditions. Only 12 months ago these championships had to be re-scheduled a couple of times due to a horrible summer.
The under 13 competition was won by Ian Halpin of Cahir Park who just shaded it on a countback from Aaron Kiely of the home club.
In the under 15 event Aaron Ryan, a five handicapped from Thurles, had all of four shots to spare over Seamus Bourke of Carrick-on-Suir
The prizewinners in each catergory were:
Co. Tipperary u-13 Boys at Slievenamon:
1st Ian Halpin (Cahir Park) 39 pts;
2nd Aaron Kiely (Slievenamon) 39 pts;
3rd Lee Treacy (Carrick) 38 pts;
Gross Darragh Lynch (Slievenamon) 26 pts;
Best over 28, Sean Culbert (Ballykisteen) 49 pts.
Co. Tipperary U-15 Boys at Slievenamon:
1st Aaron Ryan 5 (Thurles) 72;
2nd Seamus Bourke 9 (Carrick) 76;
3rd Mark Healy 7 (Bandon) 77;
1st nett Rowan O’Neill 18 (Slievenamon) 62;
2nd nett Aaron Aylward 16 (Clonmel) 64.