Chambers Ireland held its inaugural All Island Golf Classic in the K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare sponsored by The Noel Group, on Thursday 20th October.
Sixteen teams competed from all over the island, north and south in the first ever running of this new competition.
Commenting on the event, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland stated, ‘We were delighted to facilitate the coming together of Chamber teams to this first ever Island wide golf classic. It was fitting that this first competition took place on the Arnold Palmer Ryder Cup course in the celebrated K Club. The anticipation was palpable before the start among the competing teams.’
The teams representing their Chambers were the winners of the individual Chamber golf competitions from Ireland and Northern Ireland during 2022. They competed for the overall title of Chamber All Island champions 2022.
The winners were presented with their prizes by Noel Group Managing Director, Siobhan Kinsella. After the event Siobhan stated, ‘We are delighted to support the first All Island Golf Classic. It was rewarding to see teams come together to compete in a world-renowned venue with a such unique combination of competitiveness and friendliness.’
The winners of the team competition were.
- Career Decisions representing Shannon Chamber.
- Team Webster representing County Carlow Chamber.
- Mazars representing Galway Chamber.
- Transfer Mate representing Kilkenny Chamber.
- Irish Equine Centre representing County Kildare Chamber.
Cathal Byrne of Transfermate representing Kilkenny Chamber won the longest drive and Paddy D’eathe of Courttown Golf Club representing County Wexford Chamber was the winner of the closest to the pin competition.
Highline Office Technology representing DLR County Chamber at the All Island Golf Classic: L – R: Danny Towell, George Griffin, Robert Pepper and Brian Mc Donnell.