Later Greats

In later years (1965) Eddie Polland was runner up in the Leinster Boys’ Championship. Eddie later turned professional, won the Spanish Open and received the greatest accolade in Professional golf by being selected to play in the Ryder Cup.

In 1970 Hugh Duggan won the Leinster Boys’ Championship at Clontarf and retained it the following year at Tullamore. His reward was a place on the Boys’ International team and he competed with credit at Epsom.

In 1977 Eamonn Crawford won the Ulster Boys’ Championship at Donaghadee, beating the future international Tom Corridan at the 18th in the final.