Ian Talbot, chief executive, Chambers Ireland with the winning team from Career Decisions, representing Shannon Chamber, and Siobhan Kinsella, managing director, The Noel Group.
Shannon Chamber is delighted to announce that the Career Decisions team, which represented the Chamber in the inaugural Chamber All Island Golf Classic held on the Arnold Palmer Ryder Cup course at the K Club (on Thursday, 20 October) and sponsored by The Noel Group, have brought the title of Chamber All Island Golf champions back to Shannon.
The team comprising Tim Crowe (Dromoland GC), Paudie Fizmaurice (Lahinch GC), Kevin O’Hora and William Hanley (Ballykisteen GC) earned their right to represent Shannon Chamber in the first-ever running of this new competition by winning the Chamber’s Golf Classic held in Shannon Golf Club in September. Entry to the national competition formed past of the prize awarded to the winners of the Classic. They went on to beat off stiff competition from fifteen other teams representing Chambers from all over the island, north and south.
Congratulating the team on their extraordinary win, Shannon Chamber chief executive Helen Downes said; “This is another first for Shannon, and a win that we are thrilled to be associated with. Thanks to Career Decisions for entering such a highly skilled and competitive team in our Classic, Shannon Chamber’s name takes pride of place on the names that will be linked to this event every year.
“We look forward to fielding a team next year that will follow up on the Career Decisions’ team’s success and keep Shannon Chamber’s name to the fore in this all-island golf competition. This win will make our 2023 Classic even more competitive as the fifty teams we expect to enter next year will be vying to get the chance to represent Shannon Chamber once again at the K Club and retain the title for Shannon,” added Ms Downes.
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.
The winners were presented with their prizes by Noel Group managing director, Siobhan Kinsella.