Next Sunday 19th see’s the Captains Drive In with everyone in the club wishing Vincent and Susan all the best for 2020. President Millie Webb and Junior Captain Jake Lindy will tee off also. To celebrate we have a Straight Scramble with Shotgun start at 11:30 – contact Pro Shop for entry details. We will have hot beverages on the 1st Tee – so come along and get the year kicked off in style. A big crowd is expected so don’t forget to put your name on entry sheet. Hot plate will be served in clubhouse afterwards.
The Annual Mass for deceased members will be held in clubhouse on Wednesday January 29 at 8pm.
Another week slips by and it was the final week of our very successful festive weekly open singles.
Screeching in to first was Christian Healy with an excellent 28pts nipping it on a countback – well done Christian great shooting. Coming home in 2nd was the inform Paddy Farrell with 28pts. 3rd place went to our Resident Bar Manager Keith McGuire with 27pts – great golf lads and big congratulations to all.
This Weeks Fixtures: Commencement of the “Race to Paddys Day Weekly Qualifiers”
Ongoing 12 Hole Open Singles Daily – Stableford with 3 Category Prizes and the 3 Qualifying for the Grand Final on Sunday 15th March. Play as often as you like. €5 entry and €3 re-entry. Race to Paddys Day is kindly sponsored by Murphy Fuels.
Results from January 7th 2020. Full scramble.
1) Jim Cantwell, Eddie Flynn, Frank Davis 39.2 pts
2) Liam Nelligan, Bill Nash, Austin McLaughlin 40.9 pts
3) Colm O’Flaherty, JP Murphy, Tom Ryan 41.4 pts
Congratulations to Liam Neligan who had a Hole in One. Lets hope he had insurance and is now €250 richer! Good start to 2020.
Friday Jan 10th. Full Scramble.
1)Liam Nelligan, Bill Nash, Peter McCarthy, Noel Morrissey 39.76 pts
2) Brian Mc Nally, Pat O’Malley, Tom Ryan 40.8pts
Many thanks to Brian McNally for sponsoring the competition.
On Thursday Pauline Mulcahy was in the zone! She came first with 24 points. Hilary Murphy was only one point behind, and Ann Corbett was third with 21 points. It was a bitterly cold day but these ladies were up for the challenge.
Weekend 12 hole singles stableford saw lots of women out making the most of the good weather! Our current Lady Captain, Susan Carey took the pole position this week with 23pts, followed closely by ever steady Julie Connolly h/c 20 with 22pts. Well done to all.
Ongoing competition for weekdays is a mighty competition. This week was great competition for all. Winner with a huge 28pts was Kathleen Alton h/c 26, followed by Mary Cotter h/c 38 with 25pts. In third was last years Lady captain Marie Devitt h/c 40 with 24pts.
There will be on going competition Race to St Patrick’s day starting on Monday 13th January with final play off Sunday 15th March. Ladies will hold Valentine’s Day scramble Thursday 13th February…details to follow also… Lady Captain, Susan Carey plans to hold her Captain’s Day on July 4.
Junior golf is back! Saturdays at 3pm to 4pm weather permitting. This is a great opportunity for Juniors. New members welcome. Many thanks to those who volunteer their time to run this.
Please don’t forget the Golfers Code this winter where we can all do our bit – make the “3 R’s” your mantra and share it with your playing partners.
R – repair (pitchmarks)
R – replace (divots)
R – rake (bunkers)
Subscriptions are now due. Full members who pay in January will get 10% Bar/Restaurant credit. There are still a few places in our offer for Golf for the decade 2020 -2030 for €5000. Please ring Keith for further information.
Just two weeks to go with our special member offers. Pay your subscription by Jan 31 and get 10% credit for bar/restaurant and pay only €10 for Personal Insurance for golf. This covers personal injury, any lost gear and €250 if you get a hole in one. Last year we had five members had a hole in one. After January 31 insurance costs €27.
We just have a few 10 year membership for €5000. Chat to Keith for details and terms and conditions.
**QUIZ NIGHTS** We will be running two Quiz nights, the first on Friday Feburary 21st and the second on Friday 20th March. Tables of 4.
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