Club Notes – 16th October 2012


With the golfing season rapidly drawing to a close Philip Miller (23) took the penultimate sponsored Saturday event in winning the inaugural Modern Man Open at Strabane on Saturday last with his best round in some time an excellent 40 points saw him get the verdict by a shot from Patrick McCrossan (9) with John Brolly (20) third with the same total of 39 pts, Aidan Corry (10) kept his good run intact taking fourth place with 38 pts the same total as fifth placed Declan McDonnell (8), the gross prize went to Kieran Doherty who returned a three over par 33 gross points. 
The nines went to Matt Keyes (17) with 22 pts for the front nine and to Odran McGettigan (25) with 21 pts for the back nine, in total 158 cards were taken out which was a brilliant entry for so late in the golfing calendar.

Monday Club
There were eight teams for this weeks Monday team event with the winners being Chris McDermott, Charlie Patton, Oliver McNally and Paul McNally with 113 pts, seven point clear of their nearest challengers.

Ladies Golf
The Ladies played a 10 hole competition on Tuesday last with Lorna Duffy (26) the winner with 23 pts, the categories went to Jennifer Rouse (19) also with 23 pts and to Rosaleen Doherty with 20 pts, the Ladies Autumn league begins this week.

Leo Kavanagh Winter Cup
The Sperrin Springs Sponsored Leo Kavanagh Winter Cup begins this Sunday with 44 pairs in the draw; the competition will as usual be played in two sections divided by handicap total, the first timesheet for the event is now posted on the notice board.

The twice postponedMc Goldbrick’s Sports Open takes place this Saturday haven fallen foul of the weather on two previous occasions, given that Saturday is the 25th Anniversary of the floods in Strabane we certainly hope history does not repeat itself this weekend.

Club Entertainment
There is a brilliant weekend of entertainment in the club over this weekend. On Friday night we are playing host to Knockavoe School and their annual Talent presentation “Knockavoe’s Got Talent” the Compere will be Tommy Forbes and the music is by Jim Devine with Special Guests Stacey Earley and Shonagh Forbes, everyone is very welcome at 8pm.

On Saturday the Jim Devine Band provide the entertainment at 10.30pm, whilst on Sunday, Strabane Concert Brass will play a charity concert from 7pm-8pm with all the proceeds going to the Captains Charity the Local Alzheimer’s branch.

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