Monday, January 14, 2019

Update 14th January

RESULTS – Brendan Gaffney and Jim Mooney were the winners of the foursomes competition held on Sunday the 13th of January. Lorcan Egan and Mark Whelan claimed second place.
An 18 hole stableford was held on Sunday the 6th of January and was won by Tommy King with a great score of 41 points, with David Wynne’s 38 points taking 2nd, and Michael Rush coming in 3rd with 38 points.Gary Carty took the prize for best gross score.
FIXTURES - The mens’ competition this coming Sunday ( the 20th) is a Fourball Betterball.
CLUB DRAW – Recent winners in the monthly club draw are as follows : October – 1st – Jim Mooney, 2nd Ted Hester, 3rd Martin Higgins. November – 1st Peggy Feely, 2nd Margaret Egan, 3rd Seamus and Marie Gallagher , December –  1st Pat Conroy, 2nd Denis and Mary O’Donnell, 3rd – Margaret Egan. 1st prize is 70 euro, 2nd and 3rd are 40 each.
NEW RULES – There are a number of new golf rules in place internationally since New Years Day. These rule changes were first proposed and publicised a few years ago so members may be aware of some of them, but the changes are quite extensive and we anticipate several people will unwittingly fall foul of them on occasion throughout the year. To minimise any problems for local players, Boyle member Jim Mooney , who is both a respected GUI tournament referee and Boyle member, was requested by the mens’ committee to do a presentation on the new rules for members of the club. He has very kindly agreed to do this in the clubhouse on Thursday the 17th of January at 8 pm. This is open to all members of the club to attend, men and ladies. We strongly advise members to attend to help reduce the chances of being on the wrong end of the new rules during 2019.

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