BY MICHAEL O’LEARY
Gowran Park Golf Club enjoyed a welter of success over the past few months having won two All-Irelands and 4 Leinster titles, as they got huge support on their adventures nationwide.
The Ladies took centre stage with All-Ireland victories on consecutive weekends in September, as they won The Revive Active in Knightsbrook in Meath before winning The All-Ireland Intermediate Cup in Westport Co. Mayo.
Gowran Park defeated Gort to win The Revive Active Ladies Fourball having won against Dundalk in The Semi-Final.
Aisling Costello rolled in the winning putt for Gowran Park, as she and Helena McCormack sealed the most dramatic of wins on the 18th green in Knightsbrook.
The following week, Gowran Park Ladies captained by Sinead Kearney won their first All-Ireland Intermediate Cup against Portumna.
Helena McCormack, Aisling Costello, Orla McCormack and Ashleigh Boote were on the winning Team that won The All-Ireland Final in Westport.
The Gowran Park Mens Team performed very well and they reached The All-Ireland Final before losing out to Tubbercurry of Sligo.
All of the Teams got huge support in their various locations around the country, and to celebrate Gowran Park Golf Clubs achievements, a number of fundraisings initatives have taken place.
An All-Ireland Finals Fundraiser Classic was held on the weekend 6th-8th October in Gowran Park with a 4 person Team event.
The first prize was a Weekend Golf Break with Knightsbrook Golf Resort in Trim Co. Meath, while their is also a big Monster Raffle where the prizes include Free membership to Gowran Park for 2024.
Plenty of great memories for Gowran Park to look back on in 2023, and for anyone to join membership for 2024, you can check out https://www.gowranpark.ie/golfing/ for further details as to how you can join up.