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Store cheers on as Nenagh Golf Club win big

27 September, 2017
Pictured are James and Martin Reddin, both from Nenagh and members of Nenagh Golf Club
Pictured are James and Martin Reddin, both from Nenagh and members of Nenagh Golf Club

The NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup arrived at Killarney Golf Club last Sunday, 20 August, where Munster golf clubs teed off to compete for the chance to play in St Andrew’s Scotland and win the prestigious trophy.

In total, ten teams from across the province competed on the day, with Nenagh Golf Club coming out on top and placing first.

Provinvial finals

Over the past five months, the NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup has seen GUI-affiliated golf courses across the country hold qualifying tournaments from local to county level. Now, these winners are competing in the provincial finals to compete for a place at the final.

The four provincial winners, including Nenagh Golf Club will play at the final, which is hosted this October at the world-renowned St Andrew’s Links in Scotland.

Store involvement

Speaking about the store’s involvement store director at Specsavers Nenagh, Orlagh Moynihan says: ‘We at Specsavers Nenagh are delighted to be able to give back to the community and show our support. It was great to have James and Martin Redden competing at the Munster Final in Killarney Golf Club last Sunday and we are delighted with their victory!

'We are proud to support the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, which is the perfect partner for Specsavers. We are a local community optician and hearing centre and supporting local clubs, charities and organisations is a key part of our culture.’

Earlier this year, Specsavers announced a partnership with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, which will include a two-year sponsorship deal and fundraising of at least €30,000.

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