Wexford Golfer Crowned Mullingar Scratch Champion

A Wexford native walked away with silverware yesterday…

Jason ‘Jay’ Rackard, a native of Enniscorthy in Wexford, was crowed with the Mullingar Scratch trophy yesterday evening.

In his first three holes, Rackard hit three birdies. In the end, 31-year-old Rackard sat on the top of the leaderboard, finishing with a cracking score of -10.

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James Sugrue, the Amateur Champion, finished the tournament in third place on -6, while Robert Moran finished in second place, with a score of -8.

“I’m absolutely buzzing, I can’t believe it. I probably played the best round of golf in my life this morning, then I started off a little bit cagey this  afternoon I was two-over through nine and Rob (Moran) got close to me and it gave me a little bit of a boot. I put the head down and made birdie on 12. I hit  a great 6 iron into six feet and holed the putt,” Rackard said.

The Mullingar Scratch Trophy is run by GUI Leinster Golf in association with Mullingar Golf Club.

Watch some of Rackard’s shots below:

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