TIGS Captain’s (Eileen Penrose) Prize Outing at Carton House

TIGS Captain’s (Eileen Penrose) Prize Outing at Carton House

At the TIGS Captain’s Day, held on Thursday 12th September at Carton House, Co Kildare, Captain Eileen Penrose (Emirates) welcomed the 62 golfers who played the O’Meara course.

TIGS Captain Eileen Penrose of Emirates with Sinead Reilly of sponsor Travelport at Carton House

Travelport sponsored the outing and Catherine Brennan, Tara Hynes and Joanne Madden were on hand to give everyone a goodie bag before heading out to play and to make sure that everyone got a burger at the 10th. Sinead Reilly, Travelport’s General Manager – Ireland, later presented the fantastic prizes along with Captain Eileen Penrose, while Blue Insurances sponsored the Hole-in-One Competition.

Overall winner Stephen McKenna receives the gents prize from Sinead and Eileen

Stephen McKenna was the gents winner with a fantastic score of 42 points, and Karen Keogh won the ladies competition with 37 points. The prize for the Hole-in-One Competition was a car, and Jim Tobin was only inches away with his tee shot on the par three 14th hole.

The next TIGS outing is at The Castle on 17th October.

Tony Collins won the Paddy O’Keefe Trophy for combined Captain’s and President’s Prizes

Tanya Airey won the Marie Louise Tallon Trophy for combined Captain’s and President’s Prizes


All the Winners

Overall Winners:  Stephen McKenna (42 pts) and Karen Keogh (37 pts)

Category 1:  Tony Collins (40 pts) and Yvonne Lennox (35 pts)

Category 2:  Jim Tobin (36 pts) and Mary Stillman (29 pts)

Category 3:  Martin  Skelly (37 pts)

Front 9:  Phillip Airey (22 pts) and Gillian Lowry (18 pts)

Back 9:  Jimmy Lennox (21 pts) and Ann Marie Dalton (17 pts)

Longest Drive:  Brendan Moran and Karen Keogh

Nearest the Pin:  Jim Tobin and Pam Fogarty

Guest:  Willie Doyle (39 pts)

Past Captain’s Prize:  Tony Collins


Best Combined Score over Captain’s and President’s Prizes:

Marie Louise Tallon Trophy:  Tanya Airey

Paddy O’Keeffe Trophy:  Tony Collins

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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