Club Notes – 12th September 2017

Conal Cooke playing of one handicap again took the honours at Strabane, on Saturday past, in the Medicare sponsored event with yet another superb under par round of 66 gross which transferred to a winning 40 pts bringing Conal to a new scratch handicap! One over par after three holes Cooke then added 3 birdies in a row to get his round in great shape, only one more bogey was to follow, that at the par four 11th hole but birdies at the 10th & 15th holes more than made up for any slips and he ran out the winner by a single point from a host of players on 39 pts, the very much back in form Vincent Bradley (17) who, fresh from his “Pavarotti tour” win, took the runners up spot, he has featured frequently on the scoreboard in recent weeks, third place went to Ryan McGowan (5) with a solid two over par round, Adrian McDermott (18) took fourth again with 39 pts, Stephen McCay (5) was the final nett prize winner with 38 pts, the gross went to Fred McGavigan (4) with an excellent one over par round, the over 60’s prize winner was Francie Devine (11) with 38 pts, Barry Callaghan (17) was the winner of the front nine with 22 pts with Mark McCrea (8) winning the back nine with a similar score.

Last Thursday’s event was the rescheduled Topaz stableford and it went the way of Kevin Heffernan (18) with 40pts, just ahead on break of tie from Kieran McAleer (24) with Vincent Bradley (18) in third this time with 39 pts, Fred McGavigan (4) took his first of two gross prizes this week this time with a two over par 34 pts.

Monday Club
The Winter season Monday teams got underway on Monday past over just 13 holes. The winners were Denis Porter, Jimmy Wasson, Hugh Casey and George Turner with 67 pts, the runners up were Kevin Keegan, Odhran McGettigan, Dermott Corry and Charlie Patton with 66 pts.

Mixed Foursomes
The penultimate mixed foursomes of the season was played last Wednesday evening with 10 pairs participating, the winners were Margaret Wolfe & Gerry Casey with 22pts for the 10 holes in play, the runners up were Mary Duffy & Paul O’Hare with 21pts.

The final Ladies open competition of the season was played last Tuesday, the winner with  37pts was Rosemary Wilson (28) Maeve Crowe (30) was the runner up with 36 pts with Lorna Duffy (18) in third with 35 pts, the gross winner was Jennifer Rouse (8) 25 pts with the categories going to Norma Brogan (14) with 34 pts in category one, Heather Mitchell (20) with 32 pts in category two and Geraldine McCrory (32) with 35 pts in category three, Caren Corry with 20 pts won the first nine with Dympna Doherty with 19 pts winning the second nine, the leading Visitor was Patricia Devine from Newtownstewart golf club. 

The Thursday Club gets underway weather permitting this Thursday 14th September over 15 holes, please use the computer at the shop to enter and deposit entry fee and joining fee of £5 to the gents box.

This week’s £50 bar credit draw winner was Jim Potts.

The timesheet for the Captain’s outing is currently posted on the notice-board, the cost is £40 for the day.

A further  62 players were eliminated this weekend from Last Man Standing leaving 151 still in contention for the prize of £1000, all selections this week should be sent to your promoter by Friday at 6pm as there is a Friday Night fixture.

Thursday 14th September – Thursday club week 1
Saturday 16th September – Kennedy Independent Financial Advice Stableford
Monday 18th September – Monday Teams
Sunday 23rd September – Mourne Search and Rescue Open(BRS)         


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