Club Notes – 13th October 2015

GOLF SEASON WINDING DOWN.

The 2015 golfing season is now winding down but thankfully the weather has been consistently better recently than it had been for the entire summer months, as a result well in excess of 150 players took out cards for last Saturdays qualifying competition. The best return of the day was posted by Conor Sharkey (6) with an excellent total of 42 pts, two closing bogies left him on level par for his round just missing out on a sub-par score but good enough to win by a point from runner up Pat Patton(15) on 41 pts Ciaran Duffy(10) took third a further shot back on 40pts.  The gross prize went to Keith Patterson with 32 gross pts with the nines going to Albert McNally (24) with 23 pts for the front nine and to Aidan Corry (10) with 23pts for the inward nine which was level par. Timesheets remain in operation on Saturdays until Saturday 24th October.

Thursday Club
This week was the fifth week of this year’s Thursday Club which this year has 68 members. This was the first non-Qualifier and was played over 16 holes as on course maintenance is underway midweek.  The latest winner was Foncie McNally (15) with a fine total of 39 pts, the runner up was Charlie Patton(18) with 37 pts with Hugo McCusker (11) third with 34 pts. This week’s competition is again over 16 holes with the 12th & 13th holes omitted.

Monday Club
This week’s Monday club team event saw nine teams participate, the winners were Chris McDermott, Kevin Keegan, Charlie Patton and Oliver McNally with 109 nett, the runners up were Paddy Doyle, Danny McGinley, Pat McAneny & Cahir Doherty a staggering 15pts behind on 94 pts!

Club Match Play
Congratulations to all the matchplay cup winners recently, Caolan Crawford just got the better of Eoin O’Neill in the battle of the teenagers in the final of the Jones Cup. Declan Lynch lifted the Gallagher Memorial trophy with an equally close encounter with young Conor Meehan this one also going to the final hole.

The presentation of all the matchplay events and Golfer of the Year will take place at this year’s club dinner on Saturday 7th November, tickets for this event priced at £20 are now on sale from the club office, music on the night by the North-West’s no 1 Live band “Lee Roy Brown” all members are asked to support it!

Ladies
The final Ladies singles event was played recently with the Knockavoe School Charity competition over 15 holes, the winner was Catherine Neeson (18) with 35 pts, Norma Brogan (14) was the winner in category one with 32pts with Madelene McColgan taking category two with 34 pts.

The winner of this week’s £50 bar credit draw was Frankie Foley
Last Man Standing resumes this weekend with 38 players still in the hunt for the £1000 prize.
The clubs Christmas night out and party menus are now available in the clubhouse and are priced from £10 p.p including music!

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