Captain Mary Lyons Amazing Prize Day
Congratulations to Ladies Captain, Mary Lyons, on a very successful and enjoyable Prize Day.
Though the weather was slightly inclement, there was a great turnout of Club members to play the treasured 18 Hole Stroke Competition, all wishing success to win one of the beautiful Prizes presented by Mary.
Preceded by a gorgeous Past Captains Coffee morning, the evening feast was superb, and music, song and dance continued the celebrations late into the night.
President Paul Adamson was M.C. of the evening and together with Captain John Hughes, thanked and complimented Mary for her exemplary leadership in the Club.
Captain Mary paid tribute to Course Staff, Catering and Bar staff, ProShop Staff and Office Secretary, Kate and to her Ladies Committee and to her Family and friends. Mary expressed her wish that everyone in Cahir Park continue to enjoy the wonderful game of golf.
Geraldine Cooney wins Lady Captain’s Prize in Cahir Park
There was excitement and intrigue in the Clubhouse on Saturday night as everyone awaited the results of the Day’s 18 Hole Stroke Competition. Rumours circulated of a 74 Nett result, but there was more than one golfer with a 74 Nett return.
Then there is the superb Junior Golfer, Bella Healy, (H/C 33) with a Nett 71.
And so, the results were announced.
Winner, Geraldine Cooney (42) 74 Nett
2nd, Bella Healy (33) 71 Nett
Gross, Susie Burke (12) 87 Nett
3rd, Geraldine Lyons (26) 74 Nett
4th, Imelda Buckley (22) 74 Nett
Past Captain, Susan Carey (19) 75 Nett
5th, Mary Kenrick (20) 75 Nett
Senior Ladies Prize Winner, Millie Webb
Front Nine, Susan Morrison (25) 33
Back Nine, Emma Keating (21) 36
Visitors Prize, Eleanor McCardle
Committee Prize, Margaret Gill (21) 78 Nett
Get Into Golf Prize winner, Nissan Lane
Men’s 12 Hole Competition Winner, Aiden Maher (17) 43 pts
Congratulations to all the prize winners and particularly to Geraldine Cooney who returned to Golf earlier this year after a serious injury in 2022 and to Bella Healy, who has a great future ahead of her in the game. All the prize winners have their own story and each, and everyone is deserving of their success.
Thank you, Captain Mary, for a fantastic night, a great year to date and best wishes for the remaining term and events ahead.
Annual Hospice Open Day Thursday 24th August
The time-sheet is filling up fast for the Ladies Annual Charity Day in aid of South Tipperary Hospice which takes place on Thursday.
This Day is always very generously sponsored by Noel Flanagan Cahir Carpets and Ned Grant Builders and the prizes are spectacular.
The competition is Open 3-Ball and booking is via ProShop 052 7441474 and online www.cahirgolfclub.com
Prize presentation at 8.30pm on Thursday night in the Clubhouse.
Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th August:
18 Hole S/F
Winner, Susan Carey (19) 38 pts (C/B)
Second, Phil Barry (31) 38pts
Thursday 17th August
18 Hole S/F
Winner, Margaret Gill (21) 38pts
Second, Kathleen Lonergan (19) 37pts
Monday 14th August
Ladies 9 Hole S/F
Again, Geraldine Cooney enjoyed success, playing off H/C 20 and returning 24 pts.
Tuesday 15th August, Seniors Ladies 12 Hole Scramble
Winning team: Phil O’Connor, Anne Walsh, Mag Tobin and yes, Geraldine Cooney, 70pts
Munster Final of Eleanor Tivy Cup
Unfortunately, Storm Betty caused disruption to the Golf Ireland scheduled event for Friday 18th August. Forty-Nine Teams from all parts of Munster were registered and now the Competition is rescheduled to Monday 28th August. Cahir Park Club looks forward to hosting the event and welcoming all the Teams and Golf Ireland Munster Region Officers.
Congratulations Club Professional, Paul Eivers!
Two wins in two days for our club Professional Paul Eivers. On Friday 18th Paul got his first professional win of the week at the Conor O’Dwyer Charity Pro-Am held at Kilkea Castle with a fantastic two-under-par score in challenging conditions. The next day Saturday 19th Paul headed to the Newcastle West Pro-Am sponsored by STL Logistics. Paul tired for first with Neil O’Briain on three-under-par.
Huge congrats, Paul!
ABP Open Singles Qualifier – Tues 15th August to Thurs 17th August
Cat 1 (+ to 6) Niall Morrison (1) 37 pts
Cat 2 (7to13) John T Quirke (11) 39 pts
Cat 3(14to21) Padraic Dolan (21) 38 pts
Cat 4(22 to +) Roger Linnard (33) 34 pts
Junior Captain Mr Carthach Leahy’s Prize 25th to 27th of August
Jack Alton Wins Morrison BMW 36 Hole Senior Scratch Cup
Golfers from all over Ireland arrived from early morning on Sunday August 20th for our 36 hole scratch cup which was kindly sponsored by Morrison BMW. The first round was a shotgun start at 8.30am with the second round played at 2pm. The blue skies made an appearance for the event which is going strength to strength year on year but wind made for challenging conditions.
Jack Alton of Dungarvan with a handicap of 0 came out on top with a score of 76+71=147 after a countback. Also on the same scored and finishing 2nd and 3rd respectively were Michael Buggy also playing off 0 and Alex King who plays off plus 3.
The first nett was won by Conor Dowling with a handicap of 2 and a score of 72+75=147
Cahir Parks own picked up 2nd nett also playing off a handicap of 2 and a score with a score of 81+68=148
The best 18 gross score went to Andrew McCormack and 2nd place best 18 gross score went to Mark Shanahan.
Congratulations to all the prize winners and all who made the day a great success.
Find The Golfball
The result of find the Golfball draw on Saturday 19th August. The envelope drawn was for Rosemary O’Donnell and her number was 24. Not a winner. Rosemary received €20. The next draw is on Sunday 27th August. Jackpot will be €1,360. Not many cards are left to turn so get an envelope in the clubhouse, pop in 2 euro and it could be you !