2017 Pierce Purcell Shield Winning Teams

Pierce Purcell Winning Teams

Inaugurated in 1970 the Pierce Purcell Shield is in commemoration of Professor Pierce Purcell one of the great administrators of Irish golf from the 1920, to the 1950's. The format is five teams of Foursomes playing of a combined handicap of 27 and the minimum handicap being 12.

Year Venue Winning Club Winning Teams
 
2017 Carton House Golf Club Thurlas G. C.

The team on the day was Tommy and Shane Quigley, Pat Coote with Johnny Nevin, John Looby with Gerard Maguire, Adrian O’Keefe with John Dwan and Stephen Quigley with Martin Fahy

2016 Carton House Golf Club Nenagh G. C.

The team on the day was Patrick Kennedy with Padraig Hackett, Bernard Hackett with Pat J. Hogan, Mel Gleeson with John Hogan, Thomas Slattery with Jim Gleeson and David Hickey with Matthew O’Gara.

2015 Carton House Golf Club Thurles G. C. The team on the day was, Pat Coote with John Dwan, Gerard Ryan with Martin Fahy, John McGrath with Tommy Quigley, Ciaran Clohessy with Jack Looby and Shane and Stephen Quigley.
2014 Carton House Golf Club Spanish Point G. C. The team on the day was, Kevin Hynes with Damian Sexton, Evan Talty with Mervin Hehir, Fergal Hehir with Martin Glenny, Aiden Sexton with Stephen Guilfoyle, Eric Murrihy with Niall Heeney, Captain Micheál Talty assisted by Micheál Hehir.
2013 Royal Tara Golf Club Spanish Point G. C. The team on the day was, Anthony Garrihy with Aidan Sexton, Evan Talty with Mervyn Hehir, Michael Hehir with Fergal Hehir, Michael Talty with Stephen Guilfoyle and Conor O’Loughlin with Kevin Hayes they were managed by Eoghan O’Loughlin.
2012 Kinsale Golf Club Newcastle West G. C. The team on the day was, Noel Harnett with Pat Magner, Stephen Noonan with Mick Meehan, Liam Keane with Ger Foley, Joe McMahon Jnr. with Francis Moore and Dave Murphy with Eoin Duggan the reserves were Eugene Hannon, Adrian Enright, Adrian Gilbert, Shane Kelly and Jason O'Donovan, they were selected by Frank Moore and Thomas Foley and managed by Mick O'Connor.
2011 Castlerock Golf Club Woodstock G. C. The team on the day was, Frank Doherty with Mike Kelly, Jason Considine with Brian Mulcahy, Tom Hehir with Martin Dormer, Declan Coote with Jimmy Kelly and Shane Fitzgerald with Michael O'Brien.

2010

Castlebar Curragh G. C. The team on the day was, James Murphy with Paul Hogan, Eddie Trant with Pat Sullivan, Brian and Brendan Daly, Derek Farrell with Derek Kelly, Paul Hensey with Tom Tobin.
2009 Tullamore Golf Club  Letterkenny G. C. The team on the day was, Pat McMonagle with Kieran Sweeney, Brian O'Donnell with Tony McMonagle, John Russell with Kieran Walsh, Ed Margey with Brendan Roache, Kenny King with Shane Sweeney

2008

Monkstown Limerick G. C. The team on the day was, John Reilly with Declan Barriscale, Eamonn Grimes with Eamonn Kirby, Michael Ahern with Michael Ryan, Robert Fleming with Ronan Mulvihill, Joe Kemmy with Denis Ryan and John Gleeson with Gerard Gleeson.
2007 Shandon Park Golf Club Warrenpoint G. C. The team on the day was, Seamus Sands and Damian Flanagan, Seamus Colgan and Paul Devlin, Noel Devine and Anthony Campbell  Andrew Ferguson and Kieran Caldwell, Michael Redmond and Michael McGivern. 
2006 Enniscrone Charleville G. C. The team on the day was, Joe Carroll with Dermot Whelan , Pat O’Shaughnessy with John O’Keeffe, Paddy Kelly with Francis Finn, Seamus Lyons and Pat Nagle, Tom Barrett with Steven Moloney.
2005 Rosslare Golf Club Castleblayney G. C. The team on the day was,Eamon Tavey and Paddy King, Michael Fee and Martin Rafter, Noel Flanagan and Martin Moore, Joe Quinn and Brian Coleman, Eamon Toal and Francis Murphy.
2004 Shannon Ballinrobe G. C. The team on the day was, John Canty and Pat Malone, Pat Coyle and Noel Brown, John O'Shea and Pat Nalty, Ray Darcy and John Joyce, Brian Lennon and David Flemming.
2003 Lisburn Golf Club Gort G. C. The team on the day was, Gerry Cooney with Cathal Duffy, Kevin Mulkerrins and Noel Murphy, Gerry Broderick with David Samuels, Niall and Noel O'Shaughnessy, Michael O'Grady and John Fordham.
2002 Galway Woodstock G. C. The team on the day was, Darragh Lynch with Mike Kelly, Liam McInerney with Michael O'Brien, John Condon with M. Meehan, Tony Coote with Robert Dormer, Jimmy Kelly with Martin Nugent.
2001 Newlands Golf Club Kanturk G. C. The team on the day was, Dan Walsh, Donal Begley, Morris Hickey, Jim Tobin, Neil Meade, John Cronin, Matt Twomey, Tony Horgan, Neil O'Flynn, A. J. Keating, John Cremin, Danny O'Connell, Gerry Kearney, Hugh Twomey, Fergus Connolly, Gerard Hannon, P. J. Moylan, John Kenneally, John Collins and Mossie Cremin. They were, Captained by Tom Nash.
2000 Lahinch Roe Park G. C. The team on the day was, R. Little with Philip McIlrath, Lawrence McKeever with A. Rankin, Sammy Dixon with Richard Green, Sammy Murphy with Bob Purcell and L. Mulgrew with Rowan Crockett. This was a wonderful win for a club so young.
1999 Royal Portrush Golf Club Galway Bay G. C. The team on the day was, John Donoghue, Stuart Elwood, Brendan Collins, Pete Melville, James Giles, Vinny Byrne, Padraig Moran, Tom Corcoran, Ken Beatty, Liam McCallion, Gareth Caufield, Roger Derham, Matt Molloy, Roy Ramberg, Tom Joyce, Billy Keady and they were captained by Michael Forde.
1998 Athlone Nenagh G. C. The team on the day was, Willie Harty Anthony Finan, Sean O'Donoghue, Tony Grace, Liam Hackett, Paddy Martin, Tommy Gayner, Paul Malony, John Hickey, Dinny Ryan, Brendan Galvin John Maher, Paddy Hogan, Charlie Cavanagh, Sean O'Gara and Billy Borgan. They were captained by Noel Cleary and managed by Michael Scroope and Stan Heary.
1997 Dundalk Golf Club Thurles G. C. The team on the day was, Pat Finn, Phil Maher, Frankie McGrath, Billy Perry, Stevie Smee, John McCormack, John Cahill, Mick Hickey, Pat Kavanagh, Mark Kennedy, Tony Kirby, Jack Looby, John Prior, John Stakelum, Denis Nagle, John O'Grady and John Quigley, the selectors were Joe Kenny and P. J. Broderick.
1996 Tramore Beech G. C. The team on the day was, T. Davis, W. Buckley, J. Delaney, A. Ronan, R. Lacken,, H. Daly, J. Cauldwell, J. Brady, T. P. Kelly, R. Ryan, P. J. O'Callaghan, T. O'Neill, J. Hall, J. Noonan, E. Donoghue, T. Holbrook, N. Frazer and S. Power.
1995 Portstewart Golf Club St. Anne's G. C.   The team on the day was, Damien Walshe, Willie Kennedy, Tony O'Beirne, Tom McNamara, Colin McCarthy, John Clarke, Martin McQuaide, Derry Healey, Damien Donnelly, Tony Gilroy, Jim Nolan, Tom Conroy, Colm Maguire, Andy Allen, Colm Cullen and Maurice Healy, they were managed by Tommy Maguire and Leo Buckley.
1994 Co. Sligo St. Anne's G. C. The team on the day was, J. Sheeran, J. Clarke, P. Grogan, W. Kennedy, J. Nolan, T. MacNamara, E. Walshe, F. Mulcahy, D. Dunne, E. Lawless, A. Allen, T. O'Beirne, C. McCarthy, B. Smith, D. O'Riordan, A. Bastible, J. Lynch, T. Gilroy and B. Phelan.
1993 Woodbrook Golf Club Galway G. C. The team on the day was, Pat Sheehan, Jimmy Duggan, Bill Noon, Billy Burke, Bosco McDermott, Kevin Muldoon, Michael Breen, Ger O'Farrell, John Walshe, Pat Canney, Bob Hackett, Martin Greaney, Pat Donnellan, Murt Greaney and Michael Corcoran. They were captained by John Flaherty.
1992 Killarney Galway G. C. The team on the day was, Billy Burke, Noel O'Shaughnessy, Pat Donnellan, John Walshe, Martin Greaney, Pat Sheehan, Bosco McDermott, Jack Carroll, Murt Greaney, Billy Noone, they were captained by John Flaherty.
1991 Malone Golf Club Nenagh G. C. The team on the day was, S. Minogue, G. Howard, C. Cavanagh, E. Cregan, N. O'Dwyer, N. O'Meara, J. Gleeson, B. O'Shea, M. Hanly, P. Heffernan, B. Morgan, T. Grace, J. McGrath, W. Duff. They were captained by B. O'Brien and managed by B. Galvin.
1990 Westport Oughterard G. C. The team on the day was, Tom Hargrove, Pat Quigley, Bartley Lydon, Lal Molloy, Martin Molloy, Martin Callagy, Niall Jordan, Cathal Jordan, Dave Hanley and Paschal McDonagh, they were captained by Martin Faherty.
1989 Woodbrook Golf Club Nenagh G. C. The team on the day was, Tom Hargrove, Pat Quigley, Bartley Lydon, Lal Molloy, Martin Molloy, Martin Callagy, Niall Jordan, Cathal Jordan, Dave Hanley and Paschal McDonagh, they were captained by Martin Faherty. 
1988 Cork Galway G. C. The team on the day was, Billy Burke, Noel O'Shaughnessy, Pat Donnellan, John Walshe, Martin Greaney, Pat Sheehan, Bosco McDermott, Jack Carroll, Murt Greaney, Billy Noone, they were captained by John Flaherty.
1987 Clandeboye Golf Club Warrenpoint G. C. The team on the day was, Tony McLoughlin, Danny Robertson, Seamus Ryan, Joe Stewart, Peadar Markey, Gerry Sands, Pat Lynchehaun, Brian Magee, Brian Murphy, Dominic McCartan, Paul McCartan and Jim McDonnell.
1986 Galway Kanturk G. C. The team on the day was, J. Kearney, J. O'Leary, D. Hannon. K. Jones, D. Kiely, J. Tobin, B. Reilly, W. Daly, S. Buckley, L. Harte, W. O'Brien and D. McAuliffe.
1985 Kilkenny Golf Club Adare Manor G. C. The team on the day was, Tom Hickey, Dan Duggan, Michael Counihan, Milo Spillane, Liam Heffernan, Michael Ryan, Tom Griffin, Michael McNamara, Tom Howard, Seamus Ryan, Patsy O'Sullivan, Liam Purcell, Pat Collins and Gerry O'Connell, the were captained by Sean Hutch and the selectors were Brendan Doran and Michael Hunt.
1984 Tramore Dublin & County (now Ballcarrick) The team on the day was, Tommy Finnegan, Jim Dwane, Sean Fagan, Larry Doyle, Paddy McEvoy, Gerry Dowdall, Stephen Minogue, Tommy Dent, Jimmy Reilly and Malachy Nulty, they were managed by Pat Doris.
1983 Royal Co. Down Golf Club Warrenpoint G. C. The team on the day was, David McGreevey, Kevin Morgan, Frank Fullen, Reggeie Eyres, Ray Morgan, Cyril Blakley, Larry Powell, John McMahon, Hugh Byrne, Seamus Ryan, Hugh Wray, Terry Carr, A. B. McLaughlin, Gervase McCartan and they were captained by Terry Carr.
1982 Co. Sligo Galway G. C. The team on the day was, S. Morris, B. Noone, T. Donoghue, M. Corcoran, B. Carney, J. Shiel, M. Ruane, D. Dooley, I. Flannery, T. Carr, B. Forde and T. O'Connor. They were captained by G. Hartmann.
1981 Grange Golf Club Warrenpoint G. C. The team on the day was, Hugh Byrne, Brian Coffey, Ivor Kearney, Pat Lynchehaun, Ray Morgan, Dessie McCabe, Dominic McCartan, Brian McKeown, Pat McGuigan, Dominic McGivern, Pat Ryan, Robin Prescott, John Whitten, Hugh Carr, and they were captained by Tommy Keenan.
1980 Lahinch Shannon G. C. The team on the day was, L. Walsh, D. O’Gorman, M. Carroll, B. O’Gorman, F. Coughlin, J. Begley, J. Woods, J. Walshe, G. Barry, J. Larkin, M. Drysdale, A. Leahy, J. Marnell, D, O’Brien and C. Hackett, they were managed by. J. O’Brien,
1979 Royal Portrush Golf Club Newlands G. C. The team on the day was, J. Wilson F. O'Connor, G. Walsh, R. Ward, D. Langan, I. Whelan, A. Donovan, C. Keenan, E. Nolan, A. Tolan, A. Brannock, R. Caffrey, T. Wilson, C. Aherne, Mal. Deveney, Michael Deveney and C. Brannock was player Manager.
1978 Galway Muskerry G. C. The team on the day was, J. Grey, J. J. Murphy, D. Hughes, K. Casey, P. A. Lehane, C. Hegarty, J. O'Brien, D. Leahy, F. Gannon, J. Conway, J. O'Connell and L. Harkin.
1977 Hermitage Golf Club Killarney G. C. The team on the day was, Ian O’Leary, Kieran O’Connor, Eamon Spillane, Tom Healy, T. J. O’Connell, Dermot Roche, Sean Counihan, Con Stack, Eamon O’Connor, John O’Riordan, John O’Sullivan, Sean Duggan they were Captained by Kieran O’Connor and Leo Malone was Club Captain.
1976 Tramore Roscommon G. C. The team on the day was, John Gilmore with Phelim Henry, Brendan Flanagan with Luke Armstrong, Bill Finn with Denis O'Brien, Peter Casey with Vincent Costello, Tom McNally with Dessie Watts, John O'Shaughnessy with Jack McConway and John Quinn with Tony Robinson they were captained by Louis Finnerty.
1975 Royal Portrush Golf Club Ballybunion G. C. The team on the day was, Niall O'Brien, Des Burke, Conor Stack, Michael Nagle, Sean McCarthy, Paddy Taylor, Tom O'Keeffe, Didgie O'Connor, Paudie Kinlon, Michael Noonan and Jackie Hourigan, they were captained by Dan Murphy.
1974 The Royal Dublin Galway G. C. The team on the day was, E. O'Donnell, P. Gibson, C. McCarrick, C. Tyrell, G. Kelly, B. McDermott, J. Cawley, T. Kelly, M. Waters and T. Flemming. They were captained by J. Cunningham.
1973 Lahinch Golf Club Ballybunion G. C. The team on the day was, Dan Murphy, Michael O'Shea, Harry Barrett, Francis Bennett, Michael Noonan, David Geany, John Harmon, P. J. Byrne, Michael Fitzgerald, Michael Nagle, Paddy Taylor, they were managed by Michael O'Hanlon.
1972 Portmarnock Cork G. C. The team on the day was, D. Maloney, M. Hurley, M. McNamara, J. L. O'Sullivan, J. Owens, C. O'Mahony, J. Madden, M. Costello, P. O'Leary, R. Payne, W. Maloney, C. Bruen, P. O'Sullivan, N. Jennings, N. O'Connell, they were captained by J. Cassidy.
1971 Co. Sligo Golf Club Muskerry G. C. The team on the day was, P. O'Regan, D. Quane, F. Cronin, J. Casey, P. Casey, J. Grey, J. A. Taylor, J. Murphy, D. Bradley, D. Healy, D. Murphy and J. K. Quinlan. They won it again in 1978, with J. Grey, J. J. Murphy, D. Hughes, K. Casey, P. A. Lehane, C. Hegarty, J. O'Brien, D. Leahy, F. Gannon, J. Conway, J. O'Connell and L. Harkin.
1970 Royal Portrush Massereene G. C. The team on the day was, S. McHugh, R. Morrison, R. Millar, T. McCullough, D. Thompson, B. Craig, E. Gaynor, J. McConnell, D. Rea, G. Kellyand they were captain J. Warwick:
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