Limerick Golfers To Represent Ireland At Audi Quattro Cu World Final In Barcelona
Kevin Stritch and Enda Donnellan will carry the tricolour at world final of the largest amateur golf tournament in the world;
- Limerick duo Raymond Davern and Darragh O’Donnell follow in close second
- Pair beat off competition from 96 Irish golfers at Audi quattro Cup national final at the Slieve Russel Golf Club, Co Cavan.
Dublin, 31 August 2016 – Limerick’s Kevin Stritch and Enda Donnellan will represent Ireland at the Audi quattro® Cup World Final – the largest amateur golf tournament in the world – in Barcelona this October.
Following a challenging regional qualification round, the pair took the winner’s trophy at the national final of the Audi quattro Cup at the Slieve Russel Golf Club, Co Cavan on 24 August, with a final score of 45 points.
They faced tough competition from a total of 96 golfers in 48 teams.
Raymond Davern and Darragh O’Donnell, also from Limerick, followed in close second with 42 points 25 points back 9, tailed by Waterford’s Ian Pericho and Anthony Daly in third with 42 points 24 points back 9.
Kevin Stritch and Enda Donnellan will travel to Barcelona for the 26th Audi quattro Cup World Final on 6-10 October. 56 teams from all over the world will vie for first place.
Speaking at the national final, Richard Molloy, Head of Marketing & Product at Audi Ireland, said: “On behalf of everyone at Audi Ireland, we wish Kevin Stritch and Enda Donnellan the very best in Barcelona as they represent Ireland on the world stage.”
“Audi is proud to uphold its longstanding tradition of supporting amateur golf. The Audi quattro® Cup, now in its twenty-sixth year, is the largest and most prestigious amateur golf tournament in the world with over one million golfers globally have taken part over its history. Here in Ireland the popularity of this competition continues to grow from strength to strength, with it being the most important customer event we hold annually.
Wayne McCarthy, Head of Sales Audi Limerick, said:
“On behalf of Audi Limerick, we are very proud to have both Kevin and Enda represent Limerick at the world final of the Audi quattro® Cup in Barcelona. We wish them both great success at this prestigious event in its twenty-sixth year.”
For more information, visit www.audiquattrocup.com