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Wednesday 13th February 2019

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SUBSCRIBE WEDNESDAY 13.2.19 WWW.IRISHGOLFER.IE CONTENTS AGENDA COLUMNS & OPINIONS PREVIEW THIS WEEK'S EVENTS NEW GEAR THE LATEST KIT REVEALED WEEKLY ROUNDUP THE LATEST GOLF NEWS VIDEO OF THE WEEK Digital Editor: Peter Finnan peter@matchplaymedia.ie Tel: 01 5036099 Print Editor: John Shortt john@matchplaymedia.ie Tel: 01 5036090 Sub Editor: John Craven CONTACT US Match Play Media Disclaimer: Copyright Match Play Media 2018. The publisher cannot accept responsibility for, nor do they agree with any of the views expressed, statements or claims made in any article, news items or advertisement published in this magazine. WWW.IRISHGOLFER.IE Publishers: Match Play Media Limited, G13, Maynooth Business Campus, Maynooth, Co. Kildare Contributors: Liam Kelly, Ivan Morris, Kevin Markham, Bernie Maguire, Paul Kelly, Paul Gallagher, Niall O'Shea, John Craven, Mary Doyle, Mark McGowan, Donal 'Doc' Hughes, GolfCentralDaily Design: EMCreative.ie Photography: Getty Images, Golffile, R&A, Pat Cashman, USGA Peter Finnan, on behalf of the team F ormer European Tour winner, Damien McGrane proved that form is temporary, class is perma- nent, as he showed no signs of rust in capturing the 17th Golf Mad Pro-am tournament in Antalya. The Kells man, now Head Professional at Carlow GC, took top prize in the 54-hole tournament after returning a fine (-6) 212 total. After dominating the 2017 season, McGrane took a back seat from the Irish PGA circuit for most of the 2018 season as he settled into his role at Carlow. Off the back of that mini-hiatus from the fairways, he looks a golfer reborn already this term, and now a two-time champion in the €80,000 event, McGrane took home a winning cheque worth €7,500 for the performance. In fact, there was double joy for McGrane who, along- side compatriots Tom Muldoon, Kevin Commins and Kieran Grant, also claimed the team prize with a 251 total. The tournament saw 250 players from 31 countries travel to compete but, in the end, it was the Meath man who took home the spoils. Turkish delight for Damien McGrane as he captures Golf Mad Pro-Am CLASS IS PERMANENT Damien McGrane

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