At the Allianz Irish Times Officers’ Challenge presentation to victorious Galway Bay Golf Club  were, from left, Philip Reid, Irish Times Sports; Donal Devery, Captain of Galway Bay; Peter Kilcullen, Sales Director at Allianz; Eileen Clasby, Galway Bay  Ladies Captain; and Mark Gantly, Galway Bay  President. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

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Grange GC president Oisín Ó Buachalla putts on the 18th, watched by lady captain  Anne Kelly and captain Jim Hegarty at Portmarnock Links. Photograph: Dave Meehan

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