OPEN FORTNIGHT CONTINUES
The weather has been mixed for the beginning of Open Fortnight (Fri. 29th June to Sun. 15th July) however that hasn’t dampened the support from members and visitors, which has been very encouraging. The Fortnight commenced with the popular A-Tec Fire and Security Group sponsored Open 3 Person Scramble. In the winners enclosure were Ger Murphy (17) M. Reddy (14) D. Murphy (6) from Carlow and Borris with 593/8. In second place was the Captain Pat Stack and his two sons Tom and Eoin with 601/8. Ml Kelleher (28) Cyril Power (28) Tom Melody (14) came third with 621/4.
On Saturday Sanikleen local hygiene company sponsored the gents open singles. In first place was low handicapper Paddy Kennedy (5) with a marvellous 42pts. Visitor Paul Nagle (23) from Bodenstown came second with 41pts and in third was Eoin Stack (5) 40pts.
On Sunday 1st July Connolly’s Chemist sponsored a Gents Open Fourball. In first place was Tramore combination of Michael Sullivan (14) and Tony Whealan (15) with 45pts. They beat our Captain’s Prize winner Nicky Norris (14) and runner up and Jack Elstead (18) by one shot on 44pts. In thirds spot was Martin Lynch (16) Mathew Lynch (21) 44pts.
The Open Fortnight continues this week and we thank all the sponsors and players for their support. A full list of fixtures is available below and on our club website www.dungarvangolfclub.com
IRISH MIXED FOURSOMES
On Wednesday 27th June David Hayes manager took his panel of players to Cahir Golf Club to take on Tipperary in the area final of the Irish mixed foursomes. He had a strong panel available to him on the day despite the absence of some panel members. And as is usual in these competition it went to the wire with the important match taking the honours on the 3rd tie hole (21st). Well done to all involved on a gallant win on the occasion. Panel on the day: A. Thomas + C. Elstead, K. Stack + R McCarthy, J Reynolds + J Fitzgerald, P Mullaney + M.Flahavan, A. Harty + D. Ruane, M. Lavin + M. Fitzgerald. Onwards and upwards we go!
Sean Power manager continues to get the best from his panel of players in the Belvedere Trophy. The continue their efforts in the next round which is the county final in Faithlegg on 24th July.
DUNGARVAN GENTS RESULTS:
Open Seniors Mon. 25th June Cat 0-12 1st P O’Donoghue (Lismore ) (11) 36pts, 2nd Damien O’Neill (Waterford) (11) 35pts, Cat. 13-18 Eric Molloy (Dunmore) (17) 38pts, 2nd Paddy O’Brien (13) 36pts, Cat. 19+ George Claxton (Westmanstown) (23), D. Molloy (Dunmore East) (25) 37pts. CSS 36. Wed. 27th June South Munster Seniors: 1st Christy Dobbin (Cobh) (16) 46pts, 2nd James Moroney (15) 38pts, 3rd Phil Kinsella West Waterford (14) 37pts, Cat. 0-15 1st Felim O’Sulleabhain (Muskerry) (11) 36pts, 2nd Brian O’Leary (Fermoy) (13) 35pts, Cat. 16-20 1st Tom Roche (Muskerry) (17) 36pts, 2nd Donal Verling (17) 34pts. CAT 21+ 1st John Ryan (Fermoy) (21) 35pts, 2nd Gerard Burke (C-O-S) (21) 34pts. CSS 36. Thurs. 28th Singles S/F: 1st E. Elstead (12) 36, 2 J. Mullanney (8) 36, Gross J. O’Donnell (6) 29, 3rd P. Dillon (Charleville) (8) 36. CSS 36. Fri. 29th Open 3 Person Scramble A-Tec Fire and Security Group: 1st Ger Murphy (17) M. Reddy (14) D. Murphy (6) 593/8 , 2nd Tom Stack (5) Eoin Stack (6) Pat Stack (12) 621/8. 3rd Ml Kelleher (28) Cyril Power (28) Tom Melody (14) 621/4. Sat. 30th 1st Open Singles S/F Sanikleen: 1st Paddy Kennedy (5) 42pts, 2nd Paul Nagle (23) Bodenstown 41pts, 3rd Eoin Stack (5) 40pts, 4th Colin Lynch (9) Waterford 40pts, 5th Garry Kennedy (14) 39pts. CSS 36pts. Sun. 1st July Open Fourball Darragh Connolly Pharmacist: 1st Michael Sullivan (Tramore) (14) Tony Whealan (Tramore) (15) 45pts, 2nd N. Norris (14) Jack Elstead (18) 44pts, 3rd Martin Lynch (16) Mathew Lynch (21) 44pts, 4th J. O’Donnell (6) Pat Breen (13) 42pts.
DUNGARVAN GENTS FIXTURES
Mon. 2nd July Open Junior golf (J.Lynch), Open Mixed Fourball (Tom Daly Catering), Wed. 4th Open Gents Singles S/F (Cliff House Hotel), Thu. 5th Open Gents Singles S/F (Arachas Insurance Waterford), Fri. 6th Open 3 Person Rumble (Finches), Sat. 7th Open Gents/Ladies Singles, Sun. 8th Open Gents Fourball + Presentation of Prizes, Mon. 9th Open Gents/Ladies Singles Special Value Monday, Tue. 10th Open Ladies 2 Person Rumble (Specsavers), Wed. 11th Open Gents Singles S/F, Thu. 12th Open Gents Singles S/F (Irish Turfcare), Fri. 13th Open Gents Singles S/F(Thomas Coffey & Son)+9H Scramble, Sat. 14th Open 2 Person Rumble (GlaxoSmithKline), Sun. 15th Open Gents Singles Stroke Festival Trophy (Waterford Crystal).
DUNGARVAN LADIES RESULTS
Captain's Wk-end 9h Stroke. Winner C.Whelan (15) 34.5 nett; 2nd I.Considine (22) 35 nett. Tues. 26th Open 18h s/fd. 1. M.Ryan (22) 36; 2. B.McCarthy (5) 32; B.Gr.F.Howard (4) 25gr.pts; 3. M.Kindregan (19) 31; 4. A.Harney (31) 31. CSS 75. Sat.30th-18h S/fd Morrissey's Supervalu. 1.M.Kiely (18) 46-Gold Coast; 2. B.McCarthy (5) 37; 3. M .Fives (20) 35; CSS 73=37pts.
DUNGARVAN LADIES FIXTURES
Mon.2nd Open Mixed Four-ball Tom Daly; Tues.2nd Open 3-pers. Champagne Scramble; Fri. 6th Open 3-pers. Rumble Finches; Sat.7th-Open 18h s/fd; Mon.9th Open L&G 18h s/fd; Tues.10th Open 2-pers Rumble--Specsavers; Sat.14th Open 2-pers Rumble GSK; Mon. 16th Open L&G Seniors (55+) 18h s/fd.
IRISH SENIOR CUP
Dungarvan Golf Club take on Faithlegg in the Irish Senior Cup at Tramore Golf Club on Saturday next 7th July. Sean Wade manager has a strong panel to select from and best wishes to all involved.
Manager John Gough and his panel Eoin Stack, D Buckley, J. Curtin, Simon O’Hara, Brian Irish, Ml Buckley, Barry Hamilton and Kevin Cusack were unsuccessful in their efforts to progress in the Junior Cup against Gold Coast at Faithlegg on Saturday 30th June. Well done to all involved.
Coaching for our beginners and PreJuniors will resume this Saturday at 3p.m following our break for the Captains Prize and Fred Daly match.
OPEN COMPETITION FOR JUNIORS
Junior Pennant cup kindly sponsored by Johnny Lynch Fruit and Vegetable merchants takes place on July 2nd. All juniors are encouraged to participate. The presentation of prizes will take place in the clubhouse after the event.
Any enquiries relating to Junior Golf can be directed to Club Professional, David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email at