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Costa del Sol Golf Day at Powerscourt

Costa del Sol Golf Day at Powerscourt

The scenic course at Powerscourt, in the garden of Ireland, Co Wicklow, was the venue for this year’s ‘Sol Cup’ sponsored by Costa del Sol Tourism – although the weather was not synonymous with the sunny greens of the Costa del Sol!

John Spollen, Joe Tully, Clem Walshe and Michael Doorley were at Powerscourt Golf Club

There were a few ‘fair weather golfers’ who failed to make the first tee box, but those who played had a great day of golf and thereafter enjoyed the hospitality of the Costa del Sol hosts at the 18th.

Gonzalo Ceballos, Spanish National Tourism Office, Antonio Martin-Manchua Ales, Turismo Andalucia, and Lynn Mitchell, Costa del Sol Tourism at the prize ceremony

At the presentation of prizes, Lynn Mitchell, Costa del Sol Tourism, said that it has become known as the Costa del Golf to many Irish golfers and that next year it is hoped to play this event in Malaga.

Antonio Martin-Machuca Ales, Touismo Andalucia, Philip Airey, Lorraine Cunningham, Clem Walshe, Lynn Mitchell, Costa del Sol Tourism, and Gonzalo Ceballos, Spanish National Tourism Office, at the prize giving

After a closely fought competition the runners-up were the team of Philip Airey, Clem Walshe and Lorraine Cunningham with a score of 65 points.

Gonzalo Ceballos, Dermot Synnott, Antonio Martin-Manchua Ales, Michael Doorley, Lynn Mitchell and John Spollen at the prize giving

However it was the team of Michael Doorley, John Spollen and Dermot Synnott, Destination Golf Travel, who were the overall winners with a score of 78 points.

Michael Doorley thanks the sponsors on behalf of the guests at the Sol Cup Golf Day in Powerscourt

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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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