Congratulations to Caitriona Griffin, 6th Year, who has been offered and has accepted a golfing scholarship at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Caitriona, a keen golfer, has won many golf competitions and has a very impressive resume, highlighted by titles at the 2013 Irish Girls Under 18 Plate Championship (Match play), 2013 Munster Girls Under 16 Championship, 2014 Connacht Girls U 18 C Ship and 2014 Munster Girls Under 18 C Ship. She was also selected for the Munster Girls Inter Provincial Team in 2013 and 2014. Head Coach with Toledo, Nicole Hollingsworth, is very excited about Caitriona as a new recruit and says Caitriona will add immensely to the college team and help continue with their success.
Caitriona has been playing golf since she was 8 years old but has really upped her performances over the last 3 years. She prefers to practice and play Golf rather than watch it on TV.
Not alone is Caitriona an accomplished Golfer but she is very successful in the classroom. She divides her time between her golf practice and her studies. Caitriona was intent on attending the University in Maynooth where she planned to train as a Primary school teacher.
Caitriona has signed a National Letter of Intent and will be joining the Rockets’ women’s golf program for the 2015-16 campaign. In Toledo she will study Speech and Language Therapy while not on the Golf course.
Below is a comprehensive listing of Caitriona Griffin’s accomplishment
* 2013 Irish Girls Under 18 Plate Champion (Matchplay)
* Member of 2014 All-Ireland Champion Senior Foursomes Team Club Killarney squad (matchplay)
* 2014 All- Ireland Under 18 Scratch Foursomes Champion with club mate Mairead Martin (76,75)
* 2013 All-Ireland Mayfitzgibbon Memorial Foursomes Under 19 champion with partner Clodagh Jones
* 2014 member of All-Ireland Senior Cup Final Team with Club Killarney (Matchplay)
* 2013 Munster Girls Under 16 Champion (72)
* 2014 Irish Girls Plate Finalist (Matchplay)
* 2014 Connacht Girls Under 18 Champion (73-75-78)
* 2014 Munster Girls Under 18 Champion (76-81-73)
* Fifth in qualifying for 2014 Irish Girls Championship (77-75)
* Second in qualifying for 2014 Ulster Girls Championship 2014 (77)
* Sixth in 2014 Carlow Scratch Cup (79-77)
* 2014 Munster Senior Cup Champion with Club Killarney (matchplay)
* 2013 Eileen Murphy Munster Foursomes Winner with clubmate Mairead Martin
* Qualified in Top 20 of 2014 Irish Women’s Close Championship (80-80)
* 2013 & 2014 Munster Girls Inter-Provincial Team Members.