Captain Joe Smith hosted his Captain’s Day last Saturday and everything was perfect. The weather, the course, the company and the scores. Joe thanked his family and friends for coming to the celebrations, thanked the greenkeepers Finbar and Hugh John for the excellent condition of the course. He also thanked all the volunteers that do brilliant work in the bar, on the course and in the running of the club. Joe made special mention of his children and of course his wife Angela for her support throughout his year. The results were read out by Competition Secretary Ollie Walsh and at the time of going to press the writer has only the basic results so: 1st Shane McNaughton (9) 66 nett, 2nd Paul McKeown (13) also 66 nett, 3rd Noel Brady (17) 67 nett and the gross went to Patrick McCarville 76 c/b Well done to all winners. Captain Joe asked us to keep Derek McLaughlin in our prayers. The evening was concluded with music and dancing and it was noted that the gathering was particularly large for this Captain’s night.