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Clandeboye Victorious in the Barton Shield (Ulster Section)

​​The Barton Shield was hosted by Belvoir Park Golf Club​

  • 18 September 2018

Pictured above: Dermot Rollins (Rollins Insurance - AIG) and John White (Chairman - Ulster Branch) presenting the winners pennant to Clandeboye team captain Colm Murphy and team of William Russell, Graeme Laird, Karl Eccles and Scott Miller at the AIG Barton Shield Ulster Final, Belvoir Park: 

Picture courtesy of Fran Caffrey @ Golffile.ie

The first Semi Final saw Clandeboye win against Portstewart by 7 holes.  In the second match Massereene were defeated by Lurgan on the tie hole.
The Final was very close in the early stages with Lurgan taking command of the first match at the turn and finishing 3 up on the 18
th.  In the second match Clandeboye took a 4 hole lead early on but Lurgan fought back to tie the match.  
At 18 Lurgan played over the green and pitched back to 15ft, Clandeboye were in pole position after a great 2
nd shot to 12ft, Lurgan holed a good putt but Clandeboye were not to be denied and holed out for a birdie and the Win.

Semi-Finals:
Clandeboye Bt Portstewart 7 Holes
Lurgan bt Massereene 1
st tie hole

Final:

Clandeboye bt Lurgan 1 hole