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West of Ireland Champion

Congratulations to Barry Anderson, West of Ireland Champion 2017.

Barry produced a relentless performance from the start to beat Jack Pierce 3 and 2.  He was three up after four holes and held his nerve going two up after tenth hole he took the match on the Sixteenth hole.

Barry, a native of Rosses Point is the first “home” winner of the trophy since Cecil Ewing won in 1950.


Barry Anderson pictured with Captain of The Royal Dublin Golf Club Peter Finnegan

Peter Sinclair President of GUI presents Barry Anderson with The West of Ireland Trophy

“I thought other years when I was playing a lot more golf, I had a better chance. I was only teeing it up because I thought I would miss it if I didn’t. I had zero expectations and now I have surpassed my wildest dreams.”

Proud supporters and the champion Barry Anderson (centre)

Tadgh O'Meara, Michael Chambers, Captain Peter Finnegan and Tadhg O'Sullivan

Brian McSweeney, Michael Chambers, Captain of the Club Peter Finnegan, Tadhg O'Sullivan and Tadgh O'Meara gather to congratulate Barry on a fantastic win.