Congratulations and well done to Kathleen Shanley on winning the club matchplay competition 2010. Congratulations also to Norma O’Brien who featured recently in the alliance competition in Dundrum Golf Club. The Spring League is currently running and all those participating are requested to adhere to the dates by which each round has to be completed by are detailed on the notice board together with the holes to be played. The entry sheet for the club matchplay competition for 2011 is on the notice board. All those interested in taking part should put their name down. Closing date for receipt of names is Friday, 25th March, 2011. The competition is scheduled to commence in early April.
John O’Brien was the winner of last weekends singles competition with a score of 35 points for the 14 hole competition. Thomas Butler was second and Mark Dillon was third with Denis Burke winning the gross prize. Others to finish well were Don O’Connell, Bobby Barry, Jason Strang and Dick Prendergast. This weekend we have a singles stableford competition.
The seniors will re-commence on Wednesday the 16th of March. The draw for playing partners will be at 9.30am and play will start at 10.00am. The game will be followed by the Seniors AGM and complimentary Soup and sandwiches.
On Saturday last, the juniors had a golf skills test under the tuition of our professional Suzie O’Brien and assisted by Billy Phelan (Junior Officer) and Michael O’Meara (Ass. Junior Officer). This proved very popular and the winner was Colm Boland with Shane O’Connor, Wayne Burke and Thomas Morrissey tying for second place. Our Junior golf coaching continues every Saturday at 1.00pm. All juniors are welcome to attend and coaching is by our professional Suzie O’Brien. New members welcome.
Last weeks winners were Ann Flynn & Shirley Swift (gross) and Angela Woodlock & Miriam Burke (nett). If you would like a game of bridge in a friendly atmosphere, why not come to our weekly game on Monday nights at 7.30pm. All are welcome and you do not need a partner, just come along. Whist on Wednesday nights is proving very popular and last weeks winners were Kaija Caulfield (1st), 2nd Mgt Lalor with Mary Butler and Maura Lonergan winning the minor prizes. We hold a social Whist game on Wednesday nights and if you are interested in playing or learning how to play just come along at 7.30pm and Heather will look after you.
A Mass in remembrance of all deceased members of the club will be held in the clubhouse on Friday the 25th of March at 8.00pm (please note change of date). Everybody is welcome and there will be light refreshments afterwards.
Gents Weekend Competition, 14 Hole Singles Stableford, Sat and Sun 26th and 27th February: 1st: John O’Brien 35 pts; 2nd: Thomas Butler 33 pts; 3rd: Mark Dillon33 pts; 4th: Don O’Connell 31 pts; 5th: Bobby Barry 30 pts; Gross: Denis Burke 25 pts
Junior Skills Test, Saturday 26th Feb: 1st: Colm Boland; oint 2nd: Shane O’Connor, Wayne Burke, Thomas Morrissey
Bridge Club Results
Monday 21st Feb
Gross: 1st: Ann Flynn and Shirley Swift; 2nd: Noreen Woodlock and Chris Breen; 3rd: Margaret English and May McMahon.
Nett: 1st: Angela Woodlock and Miriam Burke; 2nd: Nora Ryan and Marie Quirke; 3rd: Bride O’Callaghan and Gabrielle Schofield
Gents Weekend Singles, Sat and Sun 26th & 27th Feb
Ladies Tuesday Competitions, Scramble, Tee-off 10.00am to 10.30am
18 Hole Singles, Tee-off 9.00am to 10.00am