Golf in Clonmel

Captain's for 2013 in Clonmel Golf club at their drive in, Jimmy Cass Gents Capt, Gwen walshe Ladies Capt and Cian Flavin Junior Capt
The Lemongrass Restaurant sponsored 12 Holes Magic 5–1 –25 competition commenced on Monday 13 and again thanks to the weather didn’t really get off the ground until Saturday and Sunday when there was a good entry.

The Lemongrass Restaurant sponsored 12 Holes Magic 5–1 –25 competition commenced on Monday 13 and again thanks to the weather didn’t really get off the ground until Saturday and Sunday when there was a good entry.

Scoring is hot already with 9 Up recorded in the Magic 25 category by Jimmy Fitzgerald and Ger Casey. Best in the Magic 5 category was a good 6 up by Jim Ryan and Edgar Lonergan while Timmy O’Dwyer and Vincent Woodlock led the way in the Magic 15 with 7 Up.

This competition continues until the end of February where the Final is scheduled for week ending February 28 and March 1 and 2 (weather dependent). Entry Fee is €5 per person - first entry - and any subsequent re-entry in the week will be €3 per person.

Just a few reminders to players to (i) Enter the category that you are playing in in the Entry Book and on the scorecard, ie. Magic 5, 15 or 25 as per the details on the Notice Board and, (ii) Enter the recognised symbols for V Par competitions on the scorecard where +=win, o=half and - = loss;

Result Lemongrass Magic 5-15-25 Jan 13thh to 19th

Magic 5               

1st  Jim Ryan & Edgar Lonergan 6 Up

2nd Martin Kane & Donncha Doyle 5 Up

Magic 15             

1st Timmy O’Dwyer & Vincent Woodlock  7 Up

2nd Billy Lambe & Paraic Quigley 5 Up

Magic 25

1st Paddy Fitzgerald & Ger Casey 9 Up

2nd Brendan Hickey & Trevor Gough 8 Up

3rd Eddie Hewitt & Ben Hearne 7 Up L6

LADIES

Weekly Competition Saturday 11 and Wednesday 15 January cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Congratulations to Helen O’Donoghue joint winner of Senior Alliance in Tramore last Tuesday 19 points for 9 holes and this was playing in very bad weather.

Fixtures;

Weekly 12 Hole Competition Saturday 25th and Wednesday 29th January Draws on Wednesday am at the usual times.

Ongoing 12 Hole competition,

Ladies put your names down for Spring League see ladies locker room for details

Junior Golf coaching commenced last Saturday morning and a very good number of young girls and boys turned up.

We are delighted that Deirdre Ronan has taken on the Junior Conveners role for the coming year.

For further details regarding junior golf contact Aine at Clonmel Golf Club.

JUNIORS- Coaching

Do you think you might be the next Rory McIlroy? Ever wanted to learn how to hit a golf ball? Would you like to spend some time out in the open air and to challenge your friends to a battle of wits out on the golf course..if you dare???...........Well if so, then now is your perfect chance!!!!

Clonmel Golf Club is now running golf lessons for all Juniors up to 16 years of age. Coaching will take place between 10.30am and 12.30pm every Saturday morning, starting on Saturday 18th January and continuing until Saturday February 22nd (both dates inclusive). Clonmel Golf Club is a safe and enjoyable environment to spend some time with friends, whilst learning new skills!

Location: Practice area in Clonmel Golf Club (Mountain Road, Clonmel).

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm starting 18th January.

Coach: Club Professional Robert Hayes.

Cost: €2 per session (golf balls supplied).

This offer is available to both members and non-members!

For further information contact Aine on 052-6124050 or visit our website

Looking forward to seeing you there!

www.clonmelgolfclub.com

Weekly results & fixtures can also be viewed weekly on our website www.clonmelgolfclub.com

CLUB LOTTO

The ninth draw in our Weekly Club Fundraising Lotto (Year 2) took place last Saturday 18th January in the Clubhouse. The numbers drawn were 04,05,08,19. There was no jackpot winner but there were 2 match 3 winners. Jackpot now stands at €6,400.

Thanks again to everybody who supported it by buying and selling tickets.