Sunday, February 23, 2020

Update 23rd February

CAPTAINS DRIVE-IN  - The going was certainly soft but with fine conditions overhead, the traditional start to the holding year, the Captains Drive-In, went ahead as planned on Sunday the 23rd of February. Captains Lorcan Egan and Therese O’Daly were delighted with both the weather and the turnout. As it happened, both captains were on the team that won the Drive-In Scramble, accompanied by Liam Whyte. In second place was the team of Vincent Egan, Jason Beirne and Liam Mullaney.

FIXTURES - Course conditions permitting, next Sunday’s competition will be round 2 of the Spring League.

MONTHLY DRAW WINNERS - January -1st Liam Mullaney, 3nd Margaret Egan, 3rd Michael Simon. February - 1st Margaret Egan, 2nd Mandy Toolan, 3rdPaddy Nangle. Prizes -1st place gets 70 euro, 2nd and 3rd get 40 euro each. Thanks to everyone who supports our monthly draw. 

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Update 17th February

 The big event in the club calendar for February is the Captain’s and Lady Captain’s "Drive-In" next Sunday the 23rd of February when captains Lorcan Egan and Therese O’Daly will get Boyle's golfing year off to its official start. We ask all members to come along to this most social of occasions and show support for your captains for 2020. The format of the competition itself on the day will be a 9 hole scramble for ladies and gents, a draw for teams will be made on the day, no need for prior arrangements.
Please have your name in for the draw at 12.30, for a 1 pm shotgun start.

All members are encouraged to join the monthly draw whose proceeds go towards the upkeep of the club, cost 10 euros per month. Bank details as follows - Bank of Ireland, Main St, Boyle.
IBAN   IE59  BOFI 905328 22439700. Please include your name as the reference.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Update 3rd february

RESULTS - The first round of this year's Spring League took place on Sunday the 2nd of February. Lee McKillen set down a marker for the year with a great 42 points in challenging conditions. Owen Garvin was a close runner-up with 40 points. The top 5 places each week go through to the final. Accompanying Lee and Owen from this round will be Gerry Carty, Tom Kearney, and Sean Heslin. There are still 10 more places up for grabs over the next 2 weeks with the finals taking place on Sunday the 1st of March.
The Fourball Betterball deferred from the 19th of January was played the following Sunday, the 26th, and was won by the duo of Tommy King and Paul Connolly, their 43 points beating that of Padraig O’Connell and Gerry Carty on countback. John McGuinn made his return to the prizewinners arena with himself and playing partner Vincent Egan taking 3rd place with 42 points.

MEMBERSHIP - The Committee would be grateful if all members could make an effort to pay their subs early in the year as it makes planning the year's activities much more straightforward. Reminder letters have gone out to existing members.  For anyone else looking to join/rejoin, some of the main rates are as follows ( a fuller list is available on the club website, Junior - 60 euro, 1st-year adult beginner - 170, Student -145, Under 30 - 275, Distant -185, Full Single 395, Senior Single (65+) 295, Family 660.

Cheques can be given to Lorcan Egan, Elphin Street, Boyle or electronic transfers made to Bank of Ireland, Main St, Boyle.
IBAN   IE59  BOFI 905328 22439700.