Club News – 29th October 2013

FINAL SEASON QUALIFING COMPETITION AT STRABANE

The golfing seasons final qualifying competition on Saturday last was badly affected by the recent inclement weather with less than fifty golfers braving the elements many off which did not finish!
Freddie Patterson(5) claimed the honours with a good return of 37 pts in the conditions that prevailed, Mark McColgan(6) took second with 36 pts with Dermott Corry (18) in third with 35 pts, the gross went to Paul Gallagher (8) with 25 gross pts.

Thursday Club Week 6
There was a great turnout of 62 players for week six of the Thursday club which was played over 15 holes.There was also an exceptionally close finish with the top three divided on break of tie. First went to Keith Patterson (6) with 36 pts which was a great level par round, the runner up was John Brolly (20) who had a hole in one at the 2nd hole holing the perfect 8 iron shot! With Gerry Quinn (21) in third place.  The early leader in the Golfer of the Year table is Kevin Keegan (16) 59 pts followed by Hugh Casey (22) 56 pts and Danny Duffy (13) 49 pts.

Monday Club
The most recent winners of the Monday club Teams were Eddie McHugh, Ronnie Wiley, Martin Finlay and Patsy Wilson with 85.25 nett
The runners up were Chris CcDermott, Robert Bell, Oliver McNally and Gerry Quinn with 82.75 Nett. The final day for this competition is scheduled for Monday 16th December.

Leo Kavanagh Winter Cup.
After three weeks play in the Leo Kavanagh Winter Cup, Freddie Patterson and Mickey Baldrick lead the way in section (A) with three straight wins and are on 11.5 pts, closely followed on 10pts by their opponents next Sunday Conor Sharkey and Mark Brolly.  In section (B) Foncie McNally and Brian Forrester have a clear record and sit out in front on 12 pts, they meet Declan Doherty and Jim Potts this week who are in second place on 11 pts.

On the entertainment front the Strabane Radio Online 2nd anniversary concert takes place in the club on Thursday 7th Nov at 9pm sharp! There is a great line up of artists on the night with all the proceeds going to the new Strabane Community Rescue group, tickets are priced at £8 or two for £15 and are available at the clubhouse.

Tickets are also on sale for the JP Mac Johnny Cash show which returns to the club on Sat 21st Dec after a brilliant sell out show with us in August. Tickets are £8 for members and £10 for visitors and there is sure to be another strong demmand.

Congratulations to all concerned with last weeks “Friends Of Cancer” table quiz at the club, in the region of £800 was raised on the evening, many thanks to Caren Corry and the Doherty family who organised and hosted the event.

The Ladies Branch at the club have organised a fashion and flower show for this Friday night 1st Nov at 7.30pm, with fashion from DV 8, Glitz “N” Glamour, LA Moda, Bon Marche and the Sports Centre plus flowers by Donna’s Flowerbox Ltd. Admission is £5 and everyone is very welcome to attend.

A full list of Christmas party nights and all festive events is now available at the club with another fantastic line up of food and entertainment.

Fixtures
Thursday 31st Oct – Thur Club week 7
Sat 2nd Nov – Saturday sweep  Non Qualifying
Sun 3rd – Winter Cup week 4
                   Junior Winter Cup week 2 – 12.oopm
Mon 4th – Monday Teams.

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