Club Notes – 6th October 2015


Well in excess of 100 members made the journey to north-east Donegal for Mr Pat Corry’s Captains outing to Portsalon Golf Club which was in tremendous condition and with a very benign day weather wise a great days golfing was enjoyed by all who made the trip. The day’s best return was made by Anthony Brennan (18) with an excellent total of 40pts especially good as play was from the courses white markers. Anthony got through the difficult first nine with 18pts and came home in grand style to register another 22pts on the inward nine for his winning total. The runner up was the ever improving Colin McCafferty (13) with 39pts with Martin Corry (16) the long-time leader in third place, with 38pts, Fred McGavigan (3) took yet another award winning the best gross of the day with 29 gross pts, with Damien Carey(14) in fifth with 37pts just in front of Ciaran Murphy (12) on break of tie, Paddy O’Kane (10) took the prize for the first nine with 20pts and Sammy Devenney (20) the second nine with 21 pts. The Captain Pat thanked all who had travelled on the day, those who had help with the organisation and Portalson Golf Club for their fantastic hospitality on the day.

Club Sweep
There was a club sweep on Saturday played at home for those unable to make the trip, the winner was Francie Conwell (16) with 40 pts, Stephen Donaghey (13) was the runner up with 39 pts with Gabriel Gordon (23) in third with 38pts, the gross went to Darren Crawford (4) with 33 gross pts.

Thursday Club Week 4
There was a another very pleasant day for last week’s Thursday Club which was claimed by Noel McCrory(17) with  a very good 41pts, Shane McLaughlin (8) was the runner up with 39pts with Stephen Kennedy (9) third with 38 pts. Play this week is over 16 holes and is non-Qualifying.

Monday Club
Last week’s Monday Club attracted 9 teams the winners were Shane McLaughlin, Ronnie Wiley, Liam Patton & Clark Klam with 104 pts, the runners up were Chris McDermott, Charlie Patton, Foncie McNally & Neil Holmes with 98pts Nett.

Freddie Patterson’s Donegal Junior League team have it all to do in their second leg against Portsalon losing the away leg by 6 matches to one on Sunday past, the return leg of this final is on Saturday 17th October.

Last week’s £50 bar credit draw winner was Marc Brolly, the winner of the draw for the four-ball and buggies for Lough Erne was Lady Secretary Maeve Corry.

There were more casualties in week four of Last Man Standing only 38 remain in the hunt for the £1000 first prize.

The Club Dinner tickets for Saturday 7th November are currently on sale at £20 each, a great night with the Lee Roy Brown Band is in store please support it, the function is aimed at all members Men, Ladies and House members contact Tommy or the club office to secure your tickets.

The Winter Cup gets underway this coming Sunday and the timesheet is now posted.

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