County Sligo Golf club began its 125th birthday celebrations on Tuesday with the annual Captain’s Drive In event at Rosses Point. New club captain Kevin Flanagan and ladies captain Mary Durkan both wore 1894 attire to commenorate the 125th anniversary, before hitting their ceremonial tee shots.
2019 will be a significant year for the club. In addition to its annual staging of the West of Ireland amateur championship (April 4-7th), County Sligo will also host the Irish Amateur Open from May 16-19th, and the women’s Senior Home internationals later in the year.
Listen to new County Sligo Golf Club Captain Kevin Flanagan on an exciting 12 months ahead:
Ann Bradshaw, daughter of legendary County Sligo golfer Cecil Ewing, shares some memories of her dad.