Club Notes – 26th May 2015


Saturdays Strabane Golf Shop Medal was won in resounding fashion by Robert Bell (16) with a terrific score of 61 nett, six over to the turn Robert got home dropping only another three shots to par to post his formidable total that saw his handicap plummet by three shots. The unlucky runner up was Jim Potts (18) who carded an excellent score of 63 nett which would have been good enough on most days, third went to the ever improving Michael Mathers (17) with 65 nett Paddy Doyle (14) kept his good form going with a good 66 nett for fourth spot and James Harron (10) also made it to the podium for the second consecutive week in fifth also with 66 nett, Conal Cooke(1) is again beginning to dominate the gross category and he returned a fine one under gross card of 68 to take this one too. The categories went to Ben Corry(6) 66nett, Mark Gillespie (16) 68 nett and to Johnny McCrea (23) with 67 nett. The presentation for this and other recent events will be held this coming Sunday at 8.30pm.

Thursday Open
76 Cards were taken out for last Thursday’s open event sponsored by T.Oscar Rollins with big hitter Jason Gourley (13) the winner with 40pts, just edging out Keith Patterson(6) who had led for most of the day also with 40pts, Eddie Patton(10) followed up his fine Gallagher cup win over golfer of the year Kevin Neeson to take third place with 39 pts. Caolan Crawford took the gross prize on this occasion with 31 gross pts.


Bank Holiday Open
Mondays Bank Holiday had a good entry of 82 players with the top award going to late finisher Kevin Neeson (10) who rediscovered some form winning with a fine 41pts, Shane McLaughlin (11) played very steady golf to take the runners up spot with 40 pts with Eddie Patton(10) going to single figures with 38pts to take third, Conal Cooke took the gross with 33 gross pts.

Mixed fortunes on the teams front this week our Senior Cup team played well at Castlerock golf club on Sunday past but missed out in qualifying by a handful of shots, Our Conway Cup team have relinquished that trophy for this year after overall first round defeat to close neighbours Newtownstewart G.C. despite winning the home leg by 11-5 the damage had been done the preceding week and they lost the tie 19.5-12.5 overall. Our Lawson Cup team have made it to round two however wrapping up their tie with Fintona Golf club winning one of the early matches to secure safe passage to the next stage.

Ladies Golf
Jennifer Rouse (11) was last week’s winner in the ladies section taking the Camus Cup with a good score of 72 nett, past Lady Captain Bernie O’Kane (19) took category one with 73 nett with category two going to Margaret Wolfe (36) with 75 nett.

Last weeks mixed Greensomes competition went to the young guns of Lisa Patton and Caolan Crawford with 32 pts, Margaret Wolfe and Gerry Casey with 31 pts with Lady Captain Monica McGettigan and Paul McGill in third with 29 pts.
The Ladies Mille Cup team are through to round three of that event with a good victory over Letterkenny Ladies on Sunday past.

Tickets are now on sale at the clubhouse for the brilliant Jim Brown who will be back with us on Saturday 18th July, tickets are priced at £10 with support on the night from Klassix Disco.

Members are again asked to observe the clubs dress code several new reminders of which have been posted throughout the club with details of what is not permitted to be worn.

Thursday 28th May – Northern Confectionary open S/F
Friday 29th May – Ladies & Gents Open s/f for Omagh Renal unit.
Saturday 30th May – Masala & Mama Masala Open s/f
Monday 1st June – Monday Open
Tuesday 2nd June – Eileen Devine Memorial Cup (s)

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