Last weekend saw the sixth round of the Home Alliance being played and with the improvement in weather it attracted a large number of members. Winner of the singles event was Paddy Stallard with an excellent 23 points. The team event is still being being lead by the Rouges (Seamus O’Doherty, Eddie Casey, John Hennessy, Jimmy O’Callaghan, Peter Moore and Alan Casey) on 370 points with the following 8 teams between 360 and 342. Round seven of the Home Alliance will be played in two weeks time as our open scramble in being held this coming weekend.
Some excellent scoring was also produced in the 18 hole club competition over the weekend and our congratulations to Richard Murphy who won the competition with 42 points.
Open 2 Person Scramble
Our golf season for 2011 will start with an open 2 person scramble running from Friday 4th March to Sunday 6th March. Timesheets are now posted and times can be reserved by telephoning 051 640047.
Wine Appreciation Evening
On Friday evening last, 25th February, the club held a wine appreciation evening which was host by Rafael Alvarez of Approch Trade. The event was an outstanding success and we would like to thank all who were involved most especially Rafael Alvarez and Geraldine Costello for their efforts.
Last Sundays Bridge was won by Ann Ellis and Margo Connolly with E. Fennessey and A. Howley in second place.
Wednesday 23rd February - Ladies 9 hole S/tableford : 1st: Pattie Leonard (14) 20pts; 2nd: Kim O’Dwyer (19) 19pts; 3rd: Valerie Foran (29) 18pts
Well done to Deirdre Meade and K.V. O’Donnell who featured in the prizes in the Junior Alliance at Borris Golf Club on Monday 24th February. Also Kathleen Hickey who came 4th in the Waterford Alliance in Tramore on the 16th February.
Midweek 9 Hole Stableford: 1st: Dara Cooney (16) 24pts
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February - Home Alliance Round 6: 1st: Paddy Stallard (16) 23pts; 2nd: Gerry Kirwan (18) 22pts; Gross: Robert Barry (2) 17pts; 3rd: Gerry Organ (18) 22pts; 4th: Seamus O’Doherty (18) 22pts; 5th: Richard Murphy (13) 22pts
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February - 18 Hole Stableford: 1st: Richard Murphy (13) 42pts; 2nd: Gerry Organ (18) 40pts; Gross: Jason Tobin(0) 36pts
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February - 9 Hole Stableford: 1st: Noel Drohan (9) 22pts; 2nd: Sammy O’Reilly (15) 21pts