Jack Buckley and Donie MacSweeney crowned champions at the Audi Ireland Quattro Cup National Final.
Jack Buckley and Donie MacSweeney have been announced as champions of the 2022 Audi Ireland quattro Cup. The winning team topped the leader board at the national final, on Wednesday 7th September on the Mahony Point course at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, claiming the prestigious title of Audi Ireland quattro Cup national champions.
The pair, qualifiers from the Audi Cork regional event, completed the incredibly competitive course in mixed weather conditions. They achieved a final score of 50 points, to claim the win finishing ahead of second placed John Darby and Pat Ward, qualifiers from the Audi Galway, Audi Sligo and Audi Ballina regional event who totalled a points score of 45. Audi Limerick qualifiers Brian McGrath and David McGrath claimed third place with 44 points.
In total, 96 golfers in 48 teams took part in this year’s Audi Ireland quattro Cup National final, the first since 2019. Following the day’s golfing, guests attended a Gala dinner and prize giving ceremony at the 5 star Europe Hotel & resort and were treated to an interesting panel discussion hosted by broadcaster Joe Molloy featuring Audi Galway brand ambassador and Galway GAA star, Shane Walsh.
The winners will now start their preparations for the 32nd Audi quattro Cup World final which will be held at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome from 9th-13th October, the host course of the 2023 Ryder Cup. The Audi Ireland champions will tee off against finalists from 38 participant countries to compete for the title of Audi quattro Cup world champions. Established in 1991, the Audi quattro Cup is the largest amateur tournament series in the world and welcomes approximately over 70,000 golfers globally each year.
Damien O’Sullivan, Director, Audi Ireland commented: “On behalf of Audi Ireland we would like to congratulate Jack and Donie on their fantastic victory at this year’s Audi Ireland National quattro Cup final, a great event all round. We are looking forward to supporting Jack and Donie as they represent Audi Ireland at the World Final in Rome next month. The quattro Cup is a unique offering for Audi customers and this week we were delighted to host all of our regional qualifiers and our dealers in the beautiful surrounds of Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, followed by a spectacular evening in the Europe Hotel & Resort.”
Picture caption: Jack Buckley and Donie MacSweeney have been announced as champions of the 2022 Audi Ireland quattro Cup on a score of 50 points. Pictured from left-right at the prize ceremony are Deirdre Schwer, Audi Ireland, Donie MacSweeney, Jack Buckley and Damien O’Sullivan, Audi Ireland. Having claimed the prestigious title of national quattro cup winners; Buckley & MacSweeney now qualify for the Audi quattro Cup World final which will be held at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome from 9th-13th October.
1st – Jack Buckley & Donie MacSweeney – 50 PTS – (Team HCAP 23)
2nd – John Darby & Pat Ward – 45 PTS (Team HCAP 25)
3rd – Brian McGrath & David McGrath – 44 PTS (25 B9) (Team HCAP 21)
Nearest the Pin – Rose Nagle
Longest Drive Gents – Ashley Houghton
Longest Drive Ladies – Rose Nagle