Mixed Results For Our Teams
It’s been a very busy past few weeks for our various teams, there have been some very good results. But overall they have been a bit disappointing. First up on the 15th and 16th of June we had the East Munster section of the Irish Mixed Foursomes, which were played in Cahir Park. Our team put on two very good performances to beat both Tipperary and Thurles. However, it was not to be a case of third time lucky as they were then beaten by a very good Clonmel team,
On Saturday last our Barton Shield team headed off to Tramore where they put in a great performance to beat Clonmel. Unfortunately they were then well beaten in the next round by a very good Thurles team.
Also on Saturday our mixed foursome team took on Birr in the Diageo competition. Three matches were played in Birr, with another two matches being played in Cahir. We won our two matched in Cahir, but were unlucky enough to lose out three matches in Birr.
Then bright and early on Saturday morning our juniors headed off to Dundrum to take on Tipperary, in the Fred Daly Cup. Our lads played some very good golf, but on the day they came up against a Tipperary town team who were in mighty form and were just too good for our lads.
There was a bit of doom and gloom around the club on Sunday evening because of these results. However that soon changed completely when a team of our ladies arrived back at the club having beaten Dundrum in the Junior Cup in Mahon in Cork. Well done to you all.
Tuesday 18th Seniors Open:
1st Noel Harrington “Fermoy” 37 pts, 2nd Francis Davis 37 pts, 3rd Bill Nash 37pts
Wednesday 19th Open Singles:
1st Seamus Moran 42 pts, 2nd Dermot Maher 38 pts “Count back” 3rd Tim Shanahan 38 pts “Count back” and Gross Kieran Tobin 33 pts
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd Cahir House Machinery Monthly Medal
1st Philip Hayes 66 pts, 2nd John Darmody 67 pts, 3rd Paul Kennedy 68 pts and Gross Shay Hughes 80 pts.
Wednesday 26th ABP Open Singles Qualifier
Friday 28th to Sunday 30th Open Mixed Champagne Scramble, 3 ball any combination ladies or gents. No handicap limits.
Tuesday 2nd July South Munster Seniors Open Singles kindly sponsored by The Seanorí.
On Sunday 7th July to celebrate Lady Captain Eileen Ryan’s day and to introduce Captain Jimmy Flannery’s weekend 20th and 21st July we are having a day of fun for all our members and their guests. The day will start with a mixed champagne scramble, shotgun start at 2pm. That will be followed at 6.30pm by food and music, wine and craic till late. We request that as many members as possible to come along and enjoy.
The draws for the club singles, Fourball, foursomes and mixed foursomes, are posted in the hall now. The rules of the competitions along with the phone numbers of the participants are also posted. There is a fixed date for the finishing of each round up to the finals which will be held on Sunday 6th October. In any of the competitions where the rounds are not completed by the specified date, the competitions committee will decide the winner of that match. We certainly hope not to have to enforce the rule, so please everyone get your match played by the specified date. Good luck to all.
Thursday 20th June, 18 Hole Stoke Competition
1st Patricia Browne H/C 24 70 nett; 2nd Phil O’Carroll H/C 20 71 nett; Gross Catherine Costigan H/C 17 90; 3rd Marie Reidy H/C 32 71 nett.
Minor team success
A hearty congratulations to the Cahir Park Minor team who were victorious over County Tipperary Golf Club (Dundrum) in the “Private Home Care Inter-Club Championships” at Mahon Golf Club over the weekend. Well done girls, onwards & upwards!
Well done to the winning team of Michael Fitzgerald, Val O’Neill & Bernie English with a score of 69 points.
In second place Pa Kenneally, Chris Noonan and Marlene Mc Evoy with 68 points. Thanks to all who participate in the Monday mixed.
Ladies Open Day kindly sponsored by Connolly Cards on 27th June ( 3 Ball Rumble).
One score to count on the first six, two scores on the second six and three scores to count on final six holes.
Contact the pro shop for time sheet 052 7441474.
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June, 18 Hole Stableford
Date for your Diary
LADY CAPTAIN’S DAY (Eileen Ryan) - Saturday 6th July. The Competition will be an 18 Hole Stroke and as usual a time-sheet will be in operation from 9am to 2.30pm. Meal at 8pm followed by presentation of prizes and music.
Mens competition at 3pm. Senior Ladies Competition on Monday 1st July. Hope to see you all on the day.
Best wishes to the Cahir Park Junior Foursomes who will compete at Slievenamon Golf Club 29th June.
Results President’s Prize Winners, Presented By: W.J.Murphy: 1st Stephen Slattery (6) 43pts; 2nd James Hayes (15) 39pts; gross, Clem Leonard (5) 32gpts; 3rd Davie O’Connor (7) 38pts; 4th John Boland (14) 38pts; 5th Eamonn McGrath (17) 38pts; 6th John Hogan (16) 37pts; Best Past President, Sean Buckley (15) 37pts; Best Senior, Maurice Bermingham (19) 36pts; Nearest Pin, Jimmy Drea.
Our first Ladies Open Day of 2013 was a resounding success. The course was in pristine condition and 31 teams from all over Munster played in glorious sunshine from early morning. The last team out were from East Cork Golf Club and they were also the eventual winners with 56 points. Catherine Cooney Slievenamon and her two friends from Rathdowney G.C. were second with 55 points followed closely by Joan Morrissey, Pauline Lucey and Geraldine Meagher Slievenamon who also had 55 points. Pauline Lucey was the only player to land on the first green to take nearest the pin prize and Mary Liston, Charleville G.C had the longest drive.
We look forward to our next Open Day on Tuesday July 16th.
The name sheet for Lady Captain’s Day on Sunday July 7th is now available on the notice board. The format this year is 18 hole Singles Stableford. Dinner and presentation of prizes will take place at 8 p.m.
Next Sunday 30th June is the last opportunity to play a qualifier.
The June 14 and 18 hole monthly competitions are ongoing and of course we have a most enjoyable Open Mixed Foursomes every Friday evening.
Best of Luck to our ladies playing against Youghal Golf Club in East Cork Golf Club on Sunday next the 30th of June in the Junior Foursomes competition.
The winners of our Scratch Cups at the weekend were Ian Gough (Junior Scratch Cup, 4 to 11 H/C), Tony White (Intermediate Scratch Cup, 12 to 17 H/C) and Seamus McGowan (Minor Scratch Cup, 18 to 28 H/C).
Pat McCarthy (9) was the winner of our weekly Open singles with 39pts. The three qualifiers this week for the final of the Clonmel Oil Open singles in September are Stephen O’Donnell, Pat McCarthy and Jason Strang.
Gents Captains Prize
The qualifying round for the Gents Captain’s Prize (Robert Reid) will take place on Friday the 6th and Sat 7th of July with the Final Round (top 36 + equals) taking place on Sunday the 8th July. Please put your name down as soon as possible or contact 052 6132213 as the draw for partners will be held on Thursday the 5th July.
Junior Summer Camp
The Junior Summer Golf Academy will take place on Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th & Friday 5th July (9.30am to 4.00pm daily) under the guidance of Suzie O’Brien (European Tour Pro). The cost is €50 per person, which includes coaching, prizes and a meal etc every day. Please contact our Junior Officer Billy Phelan or Michael A O’Meara or the office 052 6132213 as soon as possible with a deposit of €20 as places are limited.
John Fitzpatrick, Frank Roche & Anthony O’Dwyer were the winners of last Wednesdays 3 Man Rumble with a score of 87 points. By all accounts this win was down to John who played great golf on the day. Please note that the seniors meet every Wednesday morning with a draw for partners at 9.30am and the competition starts at 10.00am sharp. All members over 55 and their friends are welcome.
No competition on Friday last due to the bad weather. The mixed foursome’s competition is held every Friday evening starting from 5.30pm. All members and their friends and partners are welcome to play. if you would like to play and have no partner just come along and we will fix you up with a partner.
The Fairways Restaurant at Slievenamon Golf Club is open for group bookings; menus and prices can be tailored to suit your needs. We cater for all occasions such as Birthdays, Communions, Confirmations, Funerals, Conferences and Weddings.
Gents Open Scratch Cups on Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June, 18 Hole Strokeplay Competition
Junior Scratch Cup (Burke) (4 to 11 H/C): 1st: Ian Gough 76; 2nd: Brian Higgins 76; 3rd: Denis Burke 77
Intermediate Scratch Cup (Pollard) (12 to 17 H/C): 1st: Tony White 76; 2nd: Jaromir Halamicek 77; 3rd: Brendan McCarthy 78
Minor Scratch Cup (Kenny) (18 to 28 H/C). 1st: Seamus McGowan 84; 2nd: Joe Corbett 85; 3rd: Tommy O’Donoghue 88
Clonmel Oil Open Singles, Mon 17th to Wed 19th June, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: Stephen O’Donnell (18) 41pts; 2nd: Pat McCarthy (9) 38pts; 3rd: Jason Strang (12) 36pts
Gents Weekly Open Singles, Wed 20th & Fri 21st June, 18 Hole Stableford Competition: 1st: Pat McCarthy (9) 39pts; 2nd: Richard Glavin (15) 38pts; 3rd: Seamus O’Connor (15) 35pts
Seniors 3 Man Rumble, Wednesday 19th June, 18 Hole Competition: 1st: John Fitzpatrick, Frank Roche and Anthony O’Dwyer 87pts; 2nd: John Beckett, Pat Hickey and Michael W O’Meara 85pts; 3rd: Ray Carthy, Pat Slattery and Pat McGarry 82pts
Ladies Competition, Thursday 20th June, 12 Hole Stableford Singles: 1st: Eileen Noonan 29pts; 2nd: Breda O’Meara 28pts; 3rd: Mary Comerford 26pts
Gents Weekend Open Singles, Saturday 29th and Sunday, 30th June, 18 Hole Stableford Competition, Please note that members tee off between 8.00am and 10.00am Green fee patrons & societies welcome before and after these times
Captain’s Prize (Robert Reid), 36 Hole Strokeplay Competition. Qualifying Round, Fri 5th July Tee off 4.00pm to 5.30pm, Sat 6th July Tee off 8.30am to 10.30am. Sun 7h July Final Round Top 36 qualifiers + ties Tee off 9.00am to 11.00am
Clonmel Oil Open Singles Qualifier Every Monday to Wednesday until the end of September.
Weekly Open Singles. Thursday and Friday
Captain’s Prize 21st to 23rd June: 1st John Norris (16) 141 nett, 2nd Billy Queally (20) 142, Best Gross Alan Thomas (+3) 148 gross, 3rd Thomas Whelan (16) 144, 4 Anthony Lynch (14) 144, 5th Donal Verling (17) 144, 6 David Crowley (12) 145, Best Nett 1st 18 Joseph Curran (14) 69, Best Nett 2nd 18 Diarmuid O’Neill (8) 71, Gest Gross 1st 18 Sean O’Hare (5) 75gross, Best Gross 2nd 18 David Buckley (5) 78gross, Category 0/7 Owen O’Grady (5) 150, Cat 8/12 Gerry Raher (5) 146, Cat 13/18 Mathew Lynch (18) 146, Cat. 19/28 Frank O’Riordan (23) 151, Past Captain Jack Elstead (18) 147, Special 18H J.B. Ryan (20) 72, Guest D. Crowley. C.S.S. Fri. 73, Sat. 73 and Sun. 73.
Wed. 26th Open South Munster Seniors, Thur. 27th Open Singles, Fri. 28th Open 3 Person Scramble, Sat. 29th Open Singles S/F, Sun. 30th Jun. Open Fourball, Mon. 1st Jul. Open Junior Golf, Open Mixed Foursomes. Wed. 3rd Open Singles, Thu. 4th Jul. Open Singles, Fri. 5th Jul. Open 3 Person Rumble, Sat. 6th Jul. Open Singles, Sun. 7th Jul. Open Fourball