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Monday, September 28, 2009

Scots win Special Olympics' Topaz

Triple Crown Golf Trophy

Scotland won the third Special Olympics' Topaz Triple Crown Golf Trophy at Hollystown Golf Club, Ireland.
Ireland, winners of the past two events, played this year as five individual teams from each of the Special Olympics Regions. The event was played over 9 holes on two consecutive days.
Scotlandís match winner was a fine level par round of 35 by Graeme Andrews on the first day, ten shots better than his nearest rival, which put Scotland into an unassailable lead going into the second day.
Best of the Irish were Munsterís Alan Punch and Trudy Hyland while Connachtís Barbara Callagy, Connacht and Leinsterís Kevin Codd punched well above their weight.
Competitors hailed from Scotland, England and each of the five Special Olympics Regions of Ireland.
Further details available from:
Ruth OíMahony, PRO Special Olympics Golf