Club Notes 3rd November 2015

AUTUMN WINTER SEASON BEGINS

Despite the first week of the autumn/winter golf season conditions were again near perfect on Saturday past for the first event played over reduced holes with only 16 in play on Saturday. The best return of the day was made by Andrew Connolly (9) with an excellent total of 38 pts, the runner up was Damian Carey (13) with 37 pts with Maurice McGettigan (17) in third with 35 pts, Patrick Kennedy (3) took the gross prize with 31 gross pts.

Thursday Club Week 8
There were over 60 players entered for last week’s Thursday club which was also played over 16 holes, this week’s winner was Tommy Forbes (12) with 36 pts, the runner up was Michael Arnold (16) also with 36 pts with Ronnie Wiley (12) third with 35.5 nett. Chris McDermott has taken over top spot in the race to become golfer of the season with 94 pts.

Monday Club
Conditions were again good for this week’s Monday club with 11 teams participating. The winners were Chris McDermott, Charlie Patton, Kevin Keegan and Oliver McNally who won by two shots on 88 pts despite carrying a 10 shot penalty. The runners up were Sammy Devenney, Danny McGinley, Eric Reid & Patsy Wilson with 86 pts. Third went to the three man team off Shane McLaughlin, Ronnie Wiley & Liam Patton with 84 pts.

The Club Dinner Dance is this Saturday night at 8pm, quite a few tickets have still to be collected, please do so as soon as possible, tickets are very favourably priced at £20 with music later from the brilliant Lee Roy Brown Band, for anyone arriving after the meal please note there is a £5 cover charge.

Strabane Radio online are hosting their annual charity birthday bash at the club on Thursday 12th November at 8pm. There are a host of fabulous country singers performing on the night, Joe Davitt, Chris Logue, Thomas Gillespie and Kathy Kane to name just a few. The proceeds are going to Strabane’s own Community Search and Rescue Team who do sterling work in our locality.

Also on Saturday week the club are hosting a Charity Back to Back night with three teams participating The Golf Club, North Tyrone All-Stars and Mourne Gloves Boxing club, many of the stars from yesteryear will be performing, the charities are Breast Cancer care and Downs Syndrome.

Last week’s £50 bar credit draw winner was Brian Kelly.
There were no fallers in this week’s Last Man Standing with all eleven that are left managing to select a winning team.

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