b'AROUND THE WORLD TEXAS1 2 34 5 61Mike Corboy, Archie Bennett, John Tillotson2Paula Benson, Caryl Cherry, Lisa Engels, Julia Kim3John Tillotson, Tommy Gallagher4Mary McCarthy, Lou Ann Corboy, Anne McCarthy5Marc Lyons, Don Hanratty, Page Tucker, Ryan Hanratty6Jim Duda, Michael Duda, Brian Coe, Kevin Youngblood7 Andy Welch, Don Hanratty, Marc Lyons, Ryan Hanratty, John Tillotson8Joe and Sylvia TillotsonPhotos: Can Turkyilmaz7 8Texas Irish American Cup Challenge May, 2019 This years showdown between the 124 American and Irish golf- around the 18th hole. After Ryan Hanratty and Marc Lyons were awarded the ers was held at the beautifulTPC Four Seasons Las Colinasin Irving, Texas.Waterford Crystal Harp Trophy , Co-ChairJohn Tillotsonpresented the pair with TheTexas Irish American Cup Challengehas been a growing tradition in Thetheir green jackets. John also recognized HonoreesArchie Bennettand Tommy Ireland Funds Texas Chapter for more than two decades. It was founded byGallagher for their commitment and dedication to the Tournament. Texas Mike Corboy, Tommy Gallagher, Jack Sistrunk , andTom Tierneyas a friendlyDirectorDarina Padianwelcomed guests andTom Codd , Board Director of The competition between American and Irish friends in 1997. On the American side,Ireland Funds America, recognized key organizers and discussed the role The teamRyan HanrattyandMarc Lyonswon the American Shootout with a parIreland Funds plays in the lives of so many around the world. John and Don on #17. The last time the Americans won was 2015. The Shootout was accom- Hanratty presented the Founders Award toDeborah Sistrunk-HillandNoreen panied by bagpipers and a solo drummer marching from the 18th fairway toTierney both daughters of the late Jack Sistrunk and Tom Tierney respec-the 18th hole playing traditional Irish music marking the end of the Tourna- tively.JohnandSam Chantillis , M.D., presented theHall of Fame Awardto ment and the beginning of the Harp Trophy Ceremony and Cocktail ReceptionPaddy Shanahanfor attending all 21 Cup Challenges.connect 201980'