The weather over the past week has been really poor but thanks to our course superintendent and staff for their hard work over the past months our course remained open, however the bad weather restricted play causing low entry to the week’s competitions. We wish all our members a happy and prosperous new year
Subscriptions: Members wishing to have their name entered in a draw, which will be held on New Year’s Day 2013, for the refund of their single subscription in full, should ensure full payment is made by Dec. 31st 2012. All other members are reminded that a further 20% of their annual subscription is due by Dec. 31st 2012 we would much appreciate early settlement of those payments, (exception members availing of the fairways credit scheme)
Fixtures: Mon. Jan 7th – Jan. 20th fourth round of the winter league, holes in play to be advised before play commences. Your first score in each round, you must sign-in and score entered into the computer. Better re-entry score to be marked re-entry on the card and returned to the score card box.
Dec. 31st – Jan. 6th 9 hole, entry €4, re-entry €3
Wednesday Jan. 2nd ladies Competition
Thursday Jan. 3rd & Sat. / Sun. Jan 5th & 6th 14 Hole Open Stableford Re-entry. Entry fee, Members: €5 per player, Visitors: €10 per player, re-entry same fee, prizes to include best visitors prize, book online. Please Note all play to start at the 5th tee only, players playing front 9 holes only will finish on the 4th green. Players wishing to play the full 18 holes and finish on the 4th green must alternate with players coming off the 9th green
Fund Raising Raffle
The main prize a Solid Rosewood Nest of Tables cum Chest – Hand Carved and Inlaid, kindly donated by a Lady Member, this was won by Bevin Grant. 2nd prize Ms. Gemma Denny and 3rd prize Darragh Prendergast.
We would like to thank the past lady Captain Ms. Geraldine Costello for her sterling effort which made this draw a resounding success and raised funds in the region of €2.5k.
Lotto: The numbers drawn on Saturday December 22nd were: 14, 17, 20 & 25, there was no winner of the Jackpot but five people matched three numbers and each receives €40. There were five lucky dip draws; each receives €25. Next Draw Sunday January 6th at 5pm sharp. The current Jackpot will be frozen at €10,000 and in addition there will be a second draw called “lotto plus draw” which will start at €2,000. In the event it is not won, it will increase by €200 following each draw. Your €2 entry will cover you for both draws. If no winner of either lotto, three numbers up will win or share €300. Your continued support is very much appreciated.
Results, Week Ending Dec. 22nd
14 Hole Two Person Champagne Scramble 7/9 handicaps
1st Michael Atkins (8) & Nigel O’Brien (15) 40pts
2nd John Mahon (9) & Nicky Long (19) 53pts
Nine hole, re-entry, ½ handicap
1st Seamus O’Doherty (19) 26pts
2nd John Brett (15) 24pts
Winter League Round 3
1st Michael Kelly (12) 25pts
2nd William Power (13) 24pts B6
3rd John Mahon (9) 24pts B6
Gross: Liam Daniels (6) 20pts
4th James R Kirwan (17) 24pts B6
Team Results rounds 1-3 best 2 rounds from the 3 played
1st Lal Holden & Co 136pts
2nd John Mahon & Co. 136pts
3rd Nicky Butler & Co. 134pts
4th Michael Kelly & Co. 134pts
For all team results see club notice board