A round of golf - Carrick-on-Suir, Ballykisteen, Lismore, Mitchelstown and West Waterford

CAHIR PARK GOLF CLUB:Founder members of Cahir Park Colf Club pictured at the recent launch of the clubs history. From left: Mary Burke, Joan Burke, Eileen Ryan, Imelda Burke.
Carrick-on-Suir

Carrick-on-Suir

Fixtures

Monday Oct 14th – Sunday Oct. 20th, 9 Hole re-entry, played from the white tees

Wednesday Oct. 16th Ladies 18 Hole Singles

Thursday Oct. 17th Open Competition played from the Blue Tees, Visitors entry, GUI card holders €12

Saturday/Sunday Oct. 19th & 20th 18 Hole Open Singles Stableford,

First teebox closed

Please note that due to work in and around the boiler house, anticipated to commence on Wednesday October 16th, the first tee box will be closed week days only, an alternative temporary tee box will be provided on the other side the road, access to which, from the club or main car park will be back through the main entrance gate. The inconvenience should only last 4 or 5 days.

Club Lotto

The numbers drawn on Sunday October 13th were: 10, 12, 17, 21, one winner of the Jackpot €4,600, and 10 people matched 3 numbers and each receives €20.

Next Draw Saturday Oct. 26th at 5pm sharp, new Jackpot €2,000, your continued support is much appreciated.

South East Alliance

SEJA Results Sunday 6th Oct venue Clonmel GC

1st Donncha Doyle (11) Clonmel 45pts; 2nd Michael Hassett (9) Ck on Suir 40pts; 3rd John Martin (10) Kilkenny 38pts B6; 4th Pat Phelan (14) Dungarvan 38pts B9; 5th Tom Byrne (8) Clonmel 38pts; Back 9 Edgar Lonergan (7) Clonmel 19pts

Next outing at Kilkenny GC Sun 20th October. Tee Times 10.00 / 12.30

Results

Week Ending Oct. 13th

Nine hole re-entry: 1st John Dowling (15) 24pts

Saturday – Sunday Oct. 12th & 13th Singles Stableford, CSS: Sat (72) 36pts, Sun. (70) 36pts: 1st Ralph Ponce De-leon (11) 39pts B9;; 2nd Pat Kenny (14) 39pts B9; Gross: Robert Kelly (5) 33pts B9; 3rd Liam Daniels (6) 39pts B9

Saturday Oct. 12th Past Captains & Past Presidents, 18 hole Stableford

Gents results: 1st Michael Hassett (9) 40pts; 2nd Michael A. O’Brien (18) 38pts B9

Ladies results: 1st Mary O’Connell (17) 36pts B9; 2nd Deirdre Battye (26) 36pts

LADIES

Ladies Results 9th October Sponsored by the Club (Ladies Section)

1st Geraldine Costello (18) 40pts Best gross; 2nd Bridget Torpey (20) 38 pts; 3rd Una grant (22) 35 pts; 4th Antoinette Dunphy (26) 34 pts

9 hole: 1st Eileen Cotter (27) 21 pts

SENIORS ‘KNOTS’

Knots next outing is on October 21st at home with visitors from Clonmel. 1st tee reserved 10:30 – 12:00.

BALLYKISTEEN

MENS

Last weekend we held an Club Singles which saw John Stokes return a super score of 45 pts to win the competition. A countback was required to separate the minor placings which saw second place go to William O’Neill ahead of Willie McGill in third, both with 40 pts.

October Monthly Medal

The final club competition will take place next weekend with the October Monthly Medal being played over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This event could decide Golfer of the Year with only five points separating the top 12 places.

Fourball matchplay

One semi-final of the fourball matchplay has to been decided, Arthur Ryan and Jack Kelly will play Darragh Ryan and Darren Dunlea for a place in the final against Willie Hartnett and Alan Dunphy.

Singles matchplay

The semi-finals of the singles have also yet to be played, Willie Hartnett will play Darragh Ryan and Alan Dunphy will play Darren Dunlea.

Club Classic

Members are reminded that our annual Club Classic is taking place on Sunday November 3rd and as ever, entry is free to all our members with further details to follow in the coming weeks

Timesheet is now open for members and guests for Senior Singles every Monday and Open Singles every Wednesday.

LADIES

The winner of last Sunday’s competition, October 13th was Bernie Grant with 37pts.

Our Christmas Hamper competition is now up and running and can be played as often as you wish.

This competition, over 12 holes runs from October to December with the best card to count each month.

Presentation of Hampers will take place on Sunday, December 15th.

Teams have been drawn for our Winter League.

This is a team of three (over 9 holes) and will run from October to February.

The first round will take place on Sunday next, October 20th. Draw at 10.50.

All subsequent rounds will take place on the 3rd Sunday of every month unless otherwise advised.

The Henley Keane Cup is up and running so please ensure that rounds are played on the required dates.

Best of luck to all in this event.

For all info and results log onto www.ballykisteenladiesclub.net

LISMORE

Results

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October 18 Hole Stroke (G.O.Y) sponsored by Pat Moore Transport

1st Martin Shanahan (10) 62 Nett; 2nd Martin O’Driscoll (12) 68 B9; Gross P J Coughlan (11) 82 ; 3rd Frank Corcoran (15) 68

C.S.S: Sat 71, Sun 69

Fixtures

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October 18 Hole Stableford (G.O.Y) sponsored by Gary Baverstock.

Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th & Monday 28th – Open 18 Hole Singles

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd - 18 Hole Singles .

Martin Shanahan completes impressive hat trick of wins

Our weekend competition sponsored by Pat Moore Transport was won by the in form Martin Shanahan (11) with a sparkling round of 62 nett. Not happy with claiming top honours for the last two weeks running, Martin produced some wonderful golf again this weekend to win the competition by a clear 6 shot margin.

Whilst many of the competitors were finding the going tough, Martin showed us all how it can and should be done with a marvelous round of golf. He played the first nine in just one over par with a fine birdie at the third and cruised through the back nine in just two over with another fine birdie at the last to polish off a serious round of golf. Three over par for the 18 holes was a fabulous achievement and is a worthy winner of the weekend competition. Winning one week is difficult but winning three weeks in a row is the stuff dreams are made of.

Another in form Martin (O’Driscoll) (12) was also featuring this week with a fine steady round of golf. His golf over the last month, like Martin Shanahan’s has been breathtaking and he made light of the tricky conditions this week shooting a fine 68, claiming 2nd place on a count-back. Two nines of 40 each was the breakdown of his score with a fine birdie at the 14th. It seems that unless your name is Martin these days, your chances of winning is slim indeed!!

Gross this week went to P.J. Coughlan (11) with a round of 82 strokes including no fewer than 8 pars on the day. Last man to the podium this week was the ever young Frank Corcoran (15) with a fine 68. Frank turned with 42 and was back in 41 for 83 for a nett 68, good enough to claim a well deserved 3rd place finish.

Golfer of the Year

Next weekend sees the last golfer of the year competition to be competed for. At this stage it looks to be down to within 3 men. Interestingly all three were among the prizes last week so will it be Frank Corcoran, P. J. Coughlan or Martin Shanahan that will be crowned golfer of the year for 2013? It will certainly spice things up and it makes for an interesting weekend of golf.

Best Wishes

Good to see that our Captain John McGrath is home from his recent little rest in hospital and we wish him all the best in his recovery.

Pat and Helen Lane claim Mixed Foursomes

On Saturday last the final of our Club Mixed Foursomes Matchplay Championship took place with the pairing of Tom O’Donovan and Hon. Sec. Sheila Denn taking on the father and daughter pairing of Pat and Helen Lane. On the day Pat and Helen ended up worthy winners.

MITCHELSTOWN

Results

18 holes singles stableford competition sponsored by: Friends of Mitchelstown Golf Club: 1st Michael Bane (11) 41pts; 2nd Martin O’Connor (11) 40pts; Colm Carey (6) 31gpts; 3rd David Lahive (16) 39pts

Fixtures

Next weekend open 18 holes singles.

WEST WATERFORD

Results

Wednesday Open 9th October. 1st Padraig Breathnach (15) - 38pts, 2nd Stephen Spillane (16) - 36pts. 1st Lady Fidelma Fitzgerald (25) - 40pts. Dungarvan. CSS: 35pts.

Club Competition Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th October: Cat 1 (0 -9) Brian Foley (8) – 40pts, Cat 2 (10-13) Tim McCarthy (12) - 40pts, Cat 3 (14-18) Philip Wade (18) - 40pts, Cat 4 (19 +) Tom Shanahan (19) - 42pts. CSS: Saturday 37pts Sunday 37pts.

Fixtures

Wednesday 16th October – Open Ladies & Gents Competition 18 Hole Stableford

Friday/Saturday/Sunday 18th/19th/20th October -Club Competition 18 hole stableford including first round of Hamper Qualifier – 4 Category Prizes.

SE Senior Alliance

Well done to Aaron Crotty who figured in the prizes at Dungarvan GC on Sunday last. Next outing is at Castlecomer GC on Sunday 27th October.

Bonus Autumn/Winter Hamper Qualifier

Our new look weekend competition`got underway last weekend and proved very popular with the large number of entries. During the Autumn/Winter period everyone playing in our weekend gents club competitions will have the opportunty of qualifying for a valuable hamper in the final on Saturday 14th December. Each week in addition to 4 Category prizes, the four winners also qualify for the final of the hamper competition. The usual weekend entry fee and competition rules will apply throughout the qualifying period.

Autumn and Winter Open Wednesday Competion

Our Open competition got off to a great start on Wednesday last with a good mix of members and visitors taking part. The 18 hole stableford competition for ladies and gents continues each Wednesday during the Autumn/Winter season. For a modest entry fee of €15 you can enjoy a relaxing game of golf and sample the West Waterford Welcome for yourself.

Club Singles

In a nail biting contest Chris Gough carved out a hard earned victory over Andy Hickey on the 18th hole. We await the winner of the second semi final between Shane Kelly and Aaron Crotty.

Club Merchandise Sale

Now is your chance to pick up your club shirt, jumper, hat, etc. Large reductions on all club merchandise. Drop into the shop and see what’s on offer.

Juniors Results

Saturday 12th October

1st John Blackwell (15) - 42pts, 2nd Niall Blackwell (25) - 37pts, Gross Conor Ryan (22) - 14pts, 3rd Eoghan Curran (33) - 31pts, 4th Ciaran Power (24) - 26 pts, Best 36 Sean Spratt 16pts, 2nd Michael Fogarty 11pts.

Next competition Saturday 19th October at 1p.m.

LADIES

Results

18 hole played on 10th or 13th October. Winner: June Whyte (16) - 40 points

CSS - 36 points on Thursday 10th; 38 points on Sunday 13th.

Coastal Alliance

Congratulations to Mary Spratt who was in the prizewinners at the Coastal Alliance held in the Gold Coast Golf Club last week.

Breast Cancer Competition

13 hole Breast Cancer Competition has now commenced and can be re-entered as often as you like. As this is a hugely deserving cause your support would be greatly appreciated.

9 hole stableford continues for October

Condolences

Deepest sympathy is extended to club members Francis and Mary Lou Carroll on the recent passing of their father Tom Carroll and to Joanne Barron on the passing of her brother Jack O’Donoghue.