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The golf club is made up of members of the Paddy Harrington golf scholarship programme and low handicap student golfers attending the University. The golf club represents the University at International collegiate tournaments as well as domestic Inter varsity events. All members are eligible to compete in the newly established GUI/ILGU Irish Colleges Competition Programme provided they hold a handicap of 4 or below for men or 6 or below for women. Gollf - Summmary Achievements: MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY TEAM HONOURS: Maynooth University representative teams have achieved success at International and National level: International: European University Golf Championships *biennial event ? Women’s – Silver Medal / Men’s – Bronze Medal (2017) ? Men’s – Silver Medal / Women's – Silver Medal (2015) ? Men’s – Bronze Medal / Women's – Bronze (2013) ? Men’s – Bronze Medal (2011) ? Men’s – Gold Medal (2009) British Universities Colleges Sport (BUCS) Student Tour: ? Men’s Winners – BUCS Fife Tournament (2017) ? Women’s Winners – BUCS Exeter Invitational (2013) National: All Ireland Club Championships – Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) Cups & Shields ? Winners - All-Ireland Senior Cup (2015’) ? Winners - All-Barton Shield (2012’) Irish Students Championships (*new student championships established in 2017) ? Winners - Irish Students (2018, 2017) ? Winners - Ulster Students (2017) ? Winners - Leinster Students (2017’) ? Winners - Munster Students (2017’) Irish Colleges Match Play Championships ? Winners - (2018, 2011, 2010, 2008) ? Winners - Irish Students Sixes (2018 *inaugural event) ? Runners-up - (2015’ 2014’ 2013’) INDIVIDUAL HONOURS (2018-2006) PROFESSIONALS Touring Professionals: ? Gary Hurley – European Challenge Tour ? Stuart Grehan – European Challenge Tour / PGA Europro Tour ? Conor O’Rourke – European Challenge Tour / Alps Tour ? Joao Carlota – European Challenge Tour / PGA Portugal ? Brian Casey – PGA Europro Tour ? Kevin LeBlanc – PGA Europro Tour ? Cian Curley – MGA PGA / US Mini-Tours ? Danielle McVeigh – European Ladies Tour 2012-2011 ? Declan Loftus – PGA Europro Tour PGA Professionals: ? Brendan Walton (Roganstown Golf & Country Club) ? Kelan McDonagh (GUI National Golf Academy) ? Richard Bridges (Castle Golf Club) ? Richard Weldon (Black Bush Golf Club) ? Stephen McCarthy (Black Bush Golf Club) ? David O’Reilly (Westmanstown Golf Club) ? Bernard Quigley (Tullamore Golf Club) ? Gary Shaw (Tullamore Golf Club) ? Craig Melvin (Correstown Golf Club) ? Daniel O’Connor (Athlone Golf Club) INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATION HONOURS: MU golfers have been represented on the following International & National teams / events: International Teams (Men & Women) ? Arnold Palmer Cup (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013) ? Great Britain & Ireland-Walker Cup (2015) ? Great Britain & Ireland-Curtis Cup (2010) ? Great Britain & Ireland-St. Andrews Trophy (2018, 2016, 2014) ? Great Britain & Ireland-Vagliano (2009) Irish Internationals (Men & Women) ? World Amateur Team Championships (2018, 2016, 2014, 2010) ? World University Games / Championships (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008) ? European Team Championships (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2010, 2009 ? Home Internationals (2018-2012, 2009, 2008, 2007) International Other: ? US Men’s Amateur *Automatic Qualifiers -Top 50 on WAGR (2018, 2017, 2017) ? Patriot All-America Tournament, USA (2017-2013) ? International Amateur Championship - Copa Manual Prado / Carlos Raffo, Peru (2017-2014) INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP HONOURS: MU golfers have excelled in the following golf tournaments worldwide: International: ? Irish Amateur Open (2018) ? British Amateur-Silver Medallist (2018) ? European Amateur-Runner-Up (2018, 2015, 2014) ? European Nations Cup-Runner Up (2017) ? South African Stroke Play-Runner up (2017, 2016) ? Scottish Stroke Play-Runner up (2016) ? Spanish Amateur - Runner up (2015’) ? Cape Province Open, South African – Runner-Up (2017’) ? Scottish Women’s Stroke Play (2010) ? British Ladies Amateur Stroke Play (2009) ? St. Rule Trophy (2009) ? Welsh Ladies Amateur Stroke Play (2009) International Collegiate: ? World University - Gold Medallist (2016’) ? World Student Games (Olympics) – Gold Medallist (2007’) ? R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament (2017, 2016, 2013) *Flagship collegiate event in Europe ? European University – Gold Medallist (2017’) ? European University - Gold Medallist (2015’) ? British Universities Colleges Sports (BUCS) Tour – Fife Tournament (2017) ? British Universities Colleges Sports (BUCS) Tour – Exeter Links Trophy (2013) ? British Universities Colleges Sports (BUCS) Tour – Fife Tournament – Runner-Up (2016) National: ? Irish Ladies Stroke Play (2010’) ? Irish Amateur Closed (2008) ? Irish Youths (2009) ? West of Ireland (2017, 2016) ? Connacht Stroke Play (2017) ? North of Ireland (2016) ? South of Ireland (2018, 2015) ? Munster Stroke Play (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012) ? East of Ireland (2016, 2015, 2010) ? Mullingar Scratch Cup (2017, 2016, 2015, 2010) ? Munster Women’s (2017, 2009) ? Leinster Women’s (2018, 2017) ? Mid Leinster Women’s (2017, 2016, 2010) ? Ulster Youths (2016) ? Munster Youths (2016) ? Connacht Youths (2009) National Collegiate: ? Irish Men's Intervarsity (2017’ 2014’ 2012’) ? Irish Ladies Intervarsity (2017’ 2015’ 2010’ 2008’ 2009’ 2007’) ? Irish Students Men’& Women’s (2018) ? Munster Students Men’s & Women’s (2017) ? Leinster Students Men’s & Women’s (2017)