FEAST OF GOLF FOR AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
What a great line up of competitions on over the August bank holiday weekend with Opens for ladies and gents stretching from Thursday 2nd to Tuesday 7th. On Thursday 2nd the gents host their popular Open Singles Stableford with a grill €25 for visitors, and they also have open singles from Friday right through until Bank Holiday Monday, visitors €20. On Saturday 4th and Monday 6th there are open singles for the ladies followed by an Open Team of Three event on Tuesday 7th sponsored by local award winning restaurant the Tannery. All timesheets are available to book online at www.dungarvangolfclub.com.
BELVEDERE TROPHY COUNTY FINAL
Faithlegg Golf Club was the venue for this year’s county final on Tuesday 24th July. Sean Power had been getting excellent results from his panel of players to this stage. Could they produce the goods on the final day! The answer was yes. Their opposition on the evening was Waterford Golf Club. Dungarvan won the battle three matches to two. Well done to Sean and his panel who now proceed to the Munster Final in September. Sean informs me that he is unsure about managing for coming year to make it three in a row as he is expecting to be playing himself! Panel of players on occasion.
Kevin Kelly + John J. Clancy, Gerry Kirwan + Pat Cunningham, Colm Bannon + Jack Elstead, Liam Carroll + Mathew Lynch, Marin Landers + Pat Hunt, Billy Queally + Jim Quinn. Well done to all involved and not forgetting Rogie who assisted along the way.
In Monday’s popular open ladies and gents seniors Club Chairman Seamus O’ Neill (10) came out on top winning category 0-12 with 39pts. James Moroney (14) took the 13-18 category and Michael Fitzgerald (21) won category 3 19+ with 34pts. In glorious conditions, which were well overdue, a large contingent took part in the Thursday Open gents singles on 26th July. John O’Regan Youghal came out on top with 42pts with junior member Gabriel Leacy (4) producing 41pts to claim second position. Liam Treacy (21) 40pts came third followed by visitors James Ormond Killarney (3) and Brian Montgomery Youghal taking 4th and 5th places with 39pts respectively.
Club Secretary Donal Williams recorded a great 41pts to win Saturdays competition beating junior member Darren McGuckian (12) into second place with 40pts. And on Sunday the Club Chairman Seamus O’Neill continued his rich vein of form to win the Paul I.Power cup with a 66 nett beating Junior Captain Steven O’ Connor by two strokes. Gross was won by junior member Gabriel Leacy (3) with 72. Juniors certainly featuring strongly over the weekend.
DUNGARVAN GENTS RESULTS:
Mon. 23rd Open Seniors: Cat. 1 Seamus O’Neill (10) 39pts, Cat. 2 James Moroney (14) 38, Cat. 3 Michael Fitzgerald (21) 34pts. CSS 38. Thurs 26th Open 18h Singles: 1st John O’Regan Youghal (13) 42, Gabriel Leacy (4) 41, 3 Liam Treacy (21) 40, 4 James Ormonde Killarney (3) 39, 5 Brian Montgomery (Youghal) 39pts. CSS 37. Fri 27th Adult & Junior Open Fourball: 1st Tony Keane (14) + Adam Clarke (36) 47pts, 2nd Mark Raher (12) + Mathew Raher (54) 46pts (B9), 3rd Paul O’Riordan (7) + Jake O’Riordan (28) 46pts. Sat 28th Singles: 1st Donal Williams (4) 41pts, 2nd Darren McGuckian (12) 40pts, 3rd Conor Barrett (8) 39pts. Sun 29th Paul I Power Cup Singles Stroke: 1st Seamus O’Neill (10) 66nett, 2nd Steven O’Connor (9) 68, Gross Gabriel Leacy (3) 72, 3 Michael O’Connor (9) 69, Tom Curran (10) 70, 5th James Moroney (14) 70 nett. CSS 72.
DUNGARVAN GENTS FIXTURES
Mon. 30th Open Gents Seniors Singles 55+, Thurs. 2nd Open Gents Singles S/F, Fri. 3rd Open Gents Singles S/F, Sat. 4th Open Gents Singles S/F, Sun. 5th Open Gents Singles S/F, Bank Hol. Mon. 6th Open Gents Singles S/F, Thurs. 9th Open Gents Singles S/F.
DUNGARVAN LADIES RESULTS
Tues.24th Open 18h s/fd Keighery-Gallagher. 1. J.Fitzgerald (23) 40; 2. J.Moloney (26) 37; B.Gr. C.Whelan O,Mahoney (15) 23gr.p. 3. B.O'Connor (20) 36; 4.T.Hayes (19) 36. CSS--73=37; Sat.28th 18h s/fd. 1. M.T.O'Neill (35) 44; 2. L.Fleming (19) 42; 3. T.Hayes (19) 40. CSS 72=38.
DUNGARVAN LADIES FIXTURES
Mon. 30th Open L&G Seniors (55+) 18h s/fd; Tues 31st--Open 18h s/fd Marie Moloney; Fri.Aug 3rd Scramble 7pm; Sat.4th Open 18h s/fd; Mon.6th Open L&G 18h s/fd; Tues 7th Open Team of 3 Tannery; Sat.11th 18h s/fd; Sun. 12th L&G 18h Stroke D.Hayes. Annual Left-Handers.
Back by popular demand, Our resident professional David Hayes is commencing an 8 week course of ladies lessons on Wednesday 1st August. The lessons are suitable for all standards and will commence at 11am for 1 hour and all are welcome. As the lessons are popular and places are limited, Please confirm your place by contacting the ProShop at 058-44707.
Results 25th July
Winner: Maeve Fitzgerald (22) 18pts. Next competition 1st August at Waterford Castle tee times 11.20 am to 12.30p.m.
RESULTS: Weds 25th : Winners: Jack Elstead (18) 22pts, Best Lady Ann Morrissey (20) 16pts, Best Gent Pat McGovern (23) 18pts. Next competition 1st August 1.45p.m. scramble.
BUCKLEY AND MORRISSEY WIN
Last weeks competition had a huge entry with visitors from Gold Coast, West Waterford, Faithlegge and Tramore taking part. Niall Buckley continued to show his progress shooting 49 points to win. Barry Morrissey took the 9 hole title with 22 points. Due to the large entries, Juniors are requested to book their times on the club website. Several dissappointed juniors were turned away last week.
ADULT JUNIOR COMPETION
Last friday we held an adult junior tournament which proved to be a tremendous success. Tony Keane and Adam Clarke took the title with 47 points. Little Clarkie came into his own making 2 nett birdies and a nett eagle in the last four holes, particularly with his adult partner in the water on 18. His nett birdie on the last proved crucial as Mark and Matthew Raher and Paul and Jake O'Riordan finished second and third with 46 points.
This wednesday 1st August, we have the Captain's Prize to Juniors kindly sponsored by Club Captain Pat Stack. Due to demand for teetimes, booking is essential. On August 15th we host the Padraig Harrington Junior Foursomes and August 22nd sees our Junior Captain, Steven O'Connor present his prize to Juniors.
Coaching for our beginners and PreJuniors continues next Saturday at 3pm under the watchful eye of club professional and Waterford County Coach, David Hayes. Many thanks to Paul for his assistance last week.We offer a 3 week trial for juniors wishing to take up the game.
Any enquiries relating to junior golf in Dungarvan can be directed to club Professional, David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email at
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