Sunday, June 10, 2018

Update 11th June

PRESIDENTS PRIZE - Well done to club stalwart Jimmy Dwyer who is the winner of the Presidents Prize for 2018. Jimmy had a great finish to win, chipping put of a sand bunker beside the final play-off hole to leave his ball within 6 inches of the pin. The presentation of prizes took place in the clubhouse shortly after the conclusion of the play-off. President for 2018 Michael Simon thanked the many club volunteers who contributed in various ways to the day.
The results were as follows - 1st Jimmy Dwyer, 2nd Terry Canning, 27 gross Gary Carty, 3rd Paddy McLoughlin, 18 nett Michael Bannon, Senior prize Pat Conroy, Past president Charlie O'Donnell, Category 0-13 Martin Wynne, Category 14-19 - Shane Loftus, Category 20-28 Gerry O'Hara , First Nine Ross Andrew, Second Nine Lorcan Egan, Third Nine Vincent Egan.
In the Presidents prize to the ladies, the prize-winners were as follows - 1st Regina McLoughlin, 2nd Mary O'Hara, Ladies Gross Tish Perry, Ladies 3rd Moira Egan.

KING HARMON CUP - Congratulations to Brendan Gaffney who is the winner of the 2017 King Harmon Cup, edging out Gerry O'Hara in the final this weekend.

COURSE WORKS - Well done to all the volunteers who turned out for our "Divot Day" this Saturday who performed sterling work in repairing divot marks on all the fairways. Players may notice that the grass is slightly longer on the greens than usual, this is a deliberate decision by the course committee to protect the playing surfaces from scorching in the recent dry weather.

FIXTURES - Next Sunday, the 17th of June sees a Fourball Betterball competition for the men with the ladies competing for the Warren Cup. On the following weekend the men play an 18 hole Stroke whilst the ladies play in the exotically titled "Australian Spoons" competition.

CONDOLENCES - The club bade farewell this week to Jimmy Doyle. Jimmy was a past Captain, President and Treasurer of Boyle Golf Club and was held in high regard within the club. Jimmy was known for several things, including his love of a competitive fourball, spinning yarns, and most famously his ability to cut a dash in the tailoring department. He was greatly missed by his fellow golfers when he had to stop playing due to illness a few years ago. The club extends its sincere condolences to Pauline and family.

We also wish to offer our condolences to Michael, Bridie and all the McHale family on the recent passing of Deirdre McHale.

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