Club Notes – 11th April 2017

Young Alan the Master.

Another of the clubs up and coming young golfers, Adam McGinley (21), led the way in Saturdays BMcNamee Ltd sponsored competition. The event was originally scheduled to be a stroke competition but because of computer server problems it was switched in the early morning to a stableford event.  Alan is a young man with bags of potential as he showed here, managing an excellent 41pts despite not scoring at three of the holes. Runner up was Paul McConway (16) just beaten on break of tie with the same total and turning in his best performance for quite some time, third place went to Martin McGeehan (20) a point back with 40pts, Club President Stewart McFeeters (17) was fourth with 38pts with Declan Doherty (9) continuing his good form with 37pts in fifth place. Fred McGavigan (4) took his first gross prize of the new season with 32 gross pts with Terence McDermott (21) winning the over 60’s prize, the nines went to John Duddy (16) and to John Blee (16) – 170 cards were taken out for the event.

There was a fantastic turnout for the new Captains Drive-in last Wednesday evening with 32 pairs competing then in the 10 holes mixed foursomes event which was won by Debbie McDaid and Gerry Casey.

Thursday Club
Last week’s Thursday Club week 10 was dominated by the very much in form Neil Conroy (10) with a fine 42 pts taking him to single figures for the first time, Neil’s four shot win also moved him to the top of the Golfer of the Year standings on 107 pts. The runner up on the day was Dr Paul Armstrong (17) with 38 pts on break of tie from third placed Chris McDermott, Damian McGranaghan was this week’s gross prize winner. The timesheet for the final day is now posted, non Thursday Club members are welcome to attend at a cost of £38 for meal, golf and visitors prize, this does not include the 2’s competition.

Monday Club
Seven teams participated in this week’s Monday club with the winners declared as Joe Doherty, Kevin Keegan, John McCallion and Foncie McNally with 98.75 nett.  The runners up were Jim Arbuckle, Pascal McGillian, Liam McGinley and Chris McDermott. The final day is set for Monday 24th April, the cost is £10 which includes a two course meal.

Only two players exited Last Man Standing this weekend leaving a total of 35 still in the hunt for the £1000 prize.

The £50 bar draw this week was won by Freddie Patterson.

The club is open for Sunday Lunch on Easter Sunday 12.30pm-3.30pm booking is strongly advised.

Fixtures: 
Wednesday 12th April – Mixed Foursomes
Thursday 13th April – Thursday Club week 11(Qual)
Saturday 15th April – Gormleys Opticians (S/F)
Monday 17th April – Easter Monday Open (S/F)
Tuesday 18th April – Ladies Breast Cancer Charity

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