Sunday, July 4, 2021

Update 5th July

PRESIDENTS PRIZE - Men's President Padraic O’Connell's prize will be held next  Sunday the 11th of July. We hope that Padraic has better luck weather-wise with his President’s than his Captain’s Prize when play had to be abandoned due to torrential rain and postponed to the following Sunday. Hopefully lightning doesn’t strike twice (literally).

The competition will be in the time-honoured format of an 18 hole Stroke followed by a 9 hole playoff.

The current Covid restrictions mean that there will be some differences from our usual Presidents Day. There will be no food on the day, alcohol can be consumed outside only. It is hoped to hold the presentation outside on the putting green if weather permits, if not, it will be deferred to the following Sunday.

FIXTURES - Sunday the 18th of July is the date for this year's Bart Moran Cup for the men and the Niamh Nangle Cup for the women.

RESULTS - The James Shivnan Cup competition was played on Sunday the 26th of June and this year's winner was Brian Furey with 41 points, 2nd Mark O’Donohoe 40, 3rd Jim Suffin 40, Gross Brendan Gaffney 40.

Brian Furey continued his great week by winning the Mens’ 12 hole held on Thursday the 1st of July with a fantastic score of 33 points, 2nd Adam Daly 30, 3rd Gerry Nerney 29. The winner of the 2s club was Pat Conroy.

Sunday the 4th of July played host to the PGA Tankard. The playing conditions deteriorated as the day progressed, so players in the afternoon were always going to be up against it to beat early riser Tommy King’s 44 points. 2nd place went to Marc O’Connor, Gross Brendan Gaffney, 3rd was Gabriel Lavin.

INTERCLUBS - Best of luck in this week's interclub matches to John McGuinn’s All Ireland Fourball team and Liam Whyte’s Pierce Purcell team.

THANKS - to Martin Daly and Lee McKillen who have offered to clean up and re-paint our benches. Ivor Parkes Painters and Decorators have very kindly sponsored the materials for the job.

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