Sunday, August 30, 2015

Update 31st August

There was a great turnout last Sunday for Liz Dwyer’s Lady Presidents Prize with almost thirty ladies taking part. Congratulations to Regina McLoughlin who won with a score of 68 nett. At the presentation Lady President Liz Dwyer congratulated Regina and all the winners and thanked everyone who took part or helped to organise the day. She especially thanked Michael Rush, Charlie Beirne, John McGuinn & the course committee for the great condition of the course. She thanked Mary for the excellent food and Vincent and the house committee for looking after the bar for her help to prepare the room. Prize-winner Regina thanked Liz for the lovely prizes and for a great day. 

The full list of prize-winners was 1st Regina McLoughlin; 2nd Michelle Quinn; Gross Tish Perry; 3rd Paula Cull; Categories 0-18 Moira Egan; 19-26 Joyce Boles; 27-36 Sandra McCrann; Past President Peggy Feely; 1st Nine Claire Cryan; 2nd Nine Marie Hanmore Cawley; Beginner 1st Eithne Gaffney; Beginner 2nd Lucy Gaffney. The prize to the Men was won by with Niall Kearney 43 pts; 2nd Ross Andrew 39 pts; Gross Gary Carty 33pts; 3rd John McGuinn 38 pts. 

Thursday's Mens Competition was won by Michael Simon 24pts, 2nd Terry Bright 23pts, 3rd Gerry Carty 23pts. Well done to Niall Kearney who won the King Harmon Final on Saturday. Commiserations to beaten finalist Lionel Lynn and thanks to all who took part.

Competitions for this week are the Mens Competition on Thursday; Friday is a nine hole scramble and next Sunday is The King Cup (GOY). Presentation of prizes for takes place next Sunday evening.

Fridays Lady President's Scramble was won Brendan Gaffney, Marie Gallagher & Dave Purser; 2nd Niall Kearney, Carmel Keenan & Moira Egan; 3rd Gary Carty, Geraldine McDermottroe & Lionel Lynn.

Thanks to all who took part in the golf lessons which concluded last Wednesday. Special thanks to Philip Murphy of Murphy Sweeney Golf School for providing the lessons and to Gary Carty for organising. It is hoped that the lessons will run again next year. For new players interested in joining, competitive 16 month membership packages are available, incorporating the remainder of 2015 and all of 2016. Please contact Michael on 086 2039182 or email for more information.

Pole forking of the greens will take place this week, weather permitting, if anyone can spare some time it will be much appreciated

The club outing to Portumna takes place on Saturday October 3rd, details on noticeboard. A meeting of the Mens, Ladies and Management Committees will take place this Wednesday evening in the clubhouse.

Finally, the club extend best wishes to our friend and fellow golfer James Shivnan following news of his illness. We wish you a speedy recovery James and look forward to seeing you back soon.

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