Sunday, November 29, 2015

Update 30th November

The monthly draw for November took place in the clubhouse last Sunday. Congratulations to the winners Seamus & Marie Gallagher (€70), runners up Paddy Nangle & Moira/Vincent Egan (€40) each. Presentation of prizes was also held for all recent competitions. Well done to the prize-winners concerned. 
Competitions this week include the weekly Winter Open (Mon-Sat) & a turkey voucher next Sunday. A date for your diary is the Christmas Bonanza on Sunday 13th December where there will be a prize for all competitors. 
The annual handicap review took place last Sunday. Updates to handicaps will be posted in due course. 
The interclub Cups & Shields draw took place in Claremorris last Tuesday night. This meeting saw the election of Jim Mooney to the Provincial Council for 2016. A summary of the draw regarding the relevant competitions will appear on our website this week.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Update 23rd November

Last Sunday’s Turkey Voucher was won by Jim Mooney 23pts, 2nd Michael Simon 21pts. Competitions this week are the weekly nine hole Monday – Saturday and the Turkey Voucher next Sunday.

At the Club AGM last Sunday Mens Captain Ross Andrew was elected Chairperson of the Management Committee for 2016. Brendan Gaffney was elected Club Secretary and Michael Gilmartin was elected Club Treasurer. A review of activities for 2015 was given by the Captain and Secretary and a Financial Report was given by the Treasurer.

Thanks to all who work on Committees, play on Club Teams, help to maintain the course or assist the club in anyway. Thanks to Vincent, Mary & Patrick for looking after the catering and bar. Thanks to Charlie for his work as Grounds man. Thanks to all the members for supporting the club with membership, competition fees, fundraising or taking part in the draw. Special thanks to all our sponsors particularly those who sponsor Open Week.

Outgoing Chairperson Michael Rush said it was a great honour to serve the club and he thanked the members for their great support. He also thanked outgoing Lady Captain for her great work. He finished by wishing incoming Captains Ross Andrew and Tish Perry and club members the best of luck for 2016. Ross Andrew thanked Michael Rush for nominating him and he looked forward to working with the new lady Captain and the club committees in 2016

The 2016 management committee are Ross Andrew (Chairperson), Tish Perry (Lady Captain), Brendan Gaffney(Secretary), Michael Gilmartin (Treasurer), Michael Rush, Sandra McCrann, Gerry O’Hara, Mary O’Hara, Willie Tiernan, Vincent Egan, Patrick Egan, Liam Whyte, Susan O’Mahoney, Jonathan Egan,  Liz Dwyer, Moira Egan & Liam Mullaney.

The Trustees of the club are Claire Cryan, Vincent Egan and Pat Brogan.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Update 16th November

The Mens AGM took place last Sunday. Michael Rush thanked the members, officers and Committee for their great support during the year. He said it was a great honour to be Captain and wished the incoming Captain Ross Andrew and Vice-Captain Gerry O’Hara best wishes for 2016. The Captain was thanked by the members for his great contribution and the support he gave to the club. The Secretary Brendan Gaffney gave a report on the clubs activities during 2015 He thanked all the officers, and members for their support. The Treasurer Liam Mullaney delivered a financial report for 2015.
Open week had been a great success and competition revenue had held up well. Tributes were paid at the meeting to all the volunteers for the great work they do for the club.

The full list of officers elected is Captain Ross Andrew, Vice-Captain Gerry O’Hara, President Brendan Gaffney, Secretary Brendan Gaffney, Treasurer Liam Mullaney, Handicap Secretary Jim Mooney, Competition Secretary Michael Rush, and PRO Gary Carty. The AGM of the Parent Club will take place on next Sunday November 22nd at 5.00 in the Clubhouse.

In Ladies news best wishes to incoming Lady Captain Tish Perry and Vice-Captain Mary O’Hara.

Competitions this week,weather permitting. are the weekly nine hole from Monday to Saturday and next Sunday is a nine hole stableford.

Good luck to Boyle Musical Society on their production of “The Wizard of Oz” this week. The show runs from this Wednesday November 18th to Sunday November 22nd. 

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Update 8th November

Results of last Sundays nine hole Turkey voucher to follow. The weekly nine hole was won by Niall Kearney, 2nd Charlie O’Donnell. Results of the Par Three Competition held on Sunday November 1st were, winner Michael Reid 49pts, 2nd Seamus Gallagher 47pts, 3rd Ted Hestor 45pts, Ladies Winner Peggy Feely 45pts.

Competitions this week are the weekly nine hole Monday – Saturday and the Turkey Voucher next Sunday. Both competitions are re-entry. 

The Mens AGM takes place next Sunday November 15th at 5.00pm in the clubhouse. Parent Club AGM takes place on Sunday November 22nd. Notices have been sent via email or post. Details are on club noticeboard. Nominations to serve on Management Committee or motions to be discussed should be forwarded to Brendan Gaffney, Hon Secretary on or before Thursday November 12th.

The final amount raised for Western Alzheimer’s/Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland was €4200. Thanks to all who organized, took part or supported the fundraising weekend.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Update 2nd November

Results of last Sunday’s par three competition to follow. The weekly nine hole was won by Charlie O’Donnell 21pts.

The Alzheimer’s Classic held over the October weekend was won by Colm Loftus, Shane Loftus, Tommy Ahern & Joe Hussey (110pts), 2nd Jim Mooney, Michael Simon, Frank Flanagan & Michael Reid (107pts), 3rd Liam Whyte, Willie Tiernan, Jonathan Egan & Vincent Egan (105pts). Best Ladies Team Liz Dwyer, Peggy Feely, Moira Egan & Tish Perry (96pts). Nearest the Pin, T Booth (Ballymote), Longest Drive, Liam Mullaney (Boyle). Thanks to Paula Cull and Drumderrig Nursing Home for their generous sponsorship of a perpetual cup and prizes. Raffle winners were Margaret O’Mahoney (Leinster V Connaught Tickets), John Frain, Regina McLoughlin, Ann Rush, Ruth Hogg, Ailbhe Hanmore, Sean O’Dowd, Mary O’Hara, Brendan Gaffney, Marina Hughes, Lewis Shaw. On behalf of the players Liz Dwyer thanked the organisers and congratulated the club on a great weekend. Total funds raised to date are €4095.00

Competitions this week are the weekly nine hole Monday – Saturday and the Turkey Voucher next Sunday. Both competitions are re-entry. 

The Mens AGM takes place on Sunday November 15th at 5.00pm in the clubhouse. Parent Club AGM takes place on Sunday November 22nd. Notices have been sent via email or post. If you have not received a notice please contact Brendan Gaffney, Honorary Secretary