Saturday, October 24, 2015

US colleges in Ireland for Waterville Invitational

Ireland's spectacular Waterville Golf Links is playing host this weekend to the  Jerry Murray Notre Dame Invitational Tournament, which will feature  three US college teams in addition to three of the top Irish  Universities
The event is taking place over three  days, between Thursday 22nd and Saturday 24th October, with teams of  five players representing their colleges in a team stroke play format  that counts the best four cards each day. There is also an individual  tournament
Current Irish Colleges Match Play champions  University College Dublin will be joined by recently-crowned AIG Senior  Cup winners Maynooth University and a very strong side from Ulster  University in making up the Irish challenge at the event.

Foremost  among Maynooth University’s numbers is current Irish international  Robin Dawson, while UCD, while shorn of their top player Alex Gleeson  due to his participation for the GUI in the Carey Cup Matches in New  York, are led by Naas’ Jonathan Yates following a fine season.

Ulster  University’s team includes last season’s Irish Intervarsity Series  winner Neil McKinstry, in addition to Irish Youths runner-up Ross  Dutton.

Notre Dame, Texas A and M and UNC Wilmington are  the three visiting American colleges for the tournament
Results at the end of each day’s play will be available