Monday, June 6, 2022

Update 6th June

 OPEN WEEK RETURNS - The club is delighted to announce that our ever popular Open Week is returning for the first time since 2019 after a Covid enforced absence.

It will run from Monday the 4th to Friday the 8th of July with competitions for Ladies and Gents each day. The week kicks off on Monday the 4th with Ladies and Gents 9 hole Stroke competitions. Tuesday the 5th is Ladies Day with a Ladies 18 hole Stableford and a Gents 9 hole Stableford. Wednesday is our annual Scotch Mixed Foursomes but there are also 9 hole Stableford competitions for Ladies and Gents. The competition on the Thursday will be an 18 hole Stroke for the men and a 9 hole Stableford for the ladies. The big event will be on the Friday when the club puts on a 9 hole social Scramble with the weeks presentation of prizes and a barbecue afterwards and music from our very own Adam Daly. Names to be in for a draw at 5pm, with shotgun start at 5.30.
Congratulations to Mark Whelan who won the Bart Moran Cup with a nett 60, a full 8 shots clear of 2nd placed Michael McHale's 68. Pat Conroy was 3rd with 69.
The competition for the men for the Saturday and Sunday over the June Bank Holiday weekend was a Fourball Betterball and was still being played for at the time of going to press, results to follow.
PRESIDENTS PRIZE - Ross Andrew's President's Prize to the men will be played next Sunday the 12th of June in the usual format of an 18 hole Stroke followed by a 9 hole playoff for the leading qualifiers.
There will also be a President's Scramble on the Friday evening, draw at 6pm with shotgun start at 6.30.
There will be a volunteers evening this Wednesday evening at 7pm to have the course looking tidy for Presidents Day, it would be great to have a good turnout, please bring equipment if you have same, e.g strimmer/brush/shovel etc.
MEMBERSHIP FEES OUTSTANDING - There are a number of membership fees outstanding from people playing on a weekly basis. Anyone whose membership is not in good standing is not entitled to win a prize including in next Sundays President's Prize.
REDUCED GREEN FEES FOR CHILDREN - We have a very competitive membership rate for under 18s at 60 euro for a full year. Our usual green fee for a round for a non member is 15 euro, but we are offering a special reduced green fee for under 18s on Mondays of just 5 euro. This rate will apply on Mondays for June, July and August. We hope this will allow some children and teenagers try out the game and see if they enjoy it without having to commit to a Junior Membership first. Just sign the Green Fee book in the front hall of the clubhouse and place the green fee in an envelope in the letterbox beside the inner door. Under 18s must be supervised by an adult.

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