AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
We had a great turnout over the bank holiday weekend and players were delighted to see the sunshine at last. Thanks to the members for their support and we were also delighted to welcome many visitors to the club from golf clubs nationwide and also from the UK and United States Mercyhurst College. Some fine scoring was achieved throughout the weekend.
The week started with 2 handicapper Evelyn Hearne from Waterford winning Category 0-12 in Mondays Open Ladies and Gents Seniors with 40pts. Cobh member Ann Lenihan won category 13-18. On Thursday, a gentleman who we will be honouring in the coming weeks, JP Hayes Club President, won the Open Singles with a brilliant 40pts beating Kevin Cusack (6) on the back nine. Former Captain and Club Treasurer Jimmy Wemyss (13) was only a shot off the pace with 39pts and came in third. Pat Walsh (19) from Frankfield dominated Fridays competition winning with 40pts, in second place was impressive junior member Gabriel Leacy, now playing off 3 handicap, with 37pts. Saturday saw the on form Conor Barrett (8) returning 42pts to beat junior member Seamus Burke (13) by a shot on 41pts. Gross went to Alan Thomas (+2) with an excellent 36points gross. Kevin Regan (13) came in third on 40pts. On Sunday there was a blanket of 69’s netts with Victor Mullins (17) coming out top of the pile. Second to fifth places went to Pat Morrissey (14), Kevin Coleman (11), Sean Donnelly (13) and Conor O’Brien. Pat Norris Jnr (1) has a steady 72 gross. Thank you to all that participated over the weekend.
OPEN DEISE COLLEGE ADULT AND JUNIOR FOURBALL
On Friday 10th August Déise College sponsor an open Adult and Junior Fourball. We are delighted to host this event kindly sponsored by Alan Ryan. Déise College is the local tutorial centre providing educational services ranging from supervised study, grinds, revision courses etc. to primary and secondary school students. The Club are hoping for a good turnout so get your partner and book online on the club website www.dungarvangolfclub.com. Entry is €10 for adults and €5 juniors.
PGA DAY David Hayes
On Sunday 12th August our popular resident PGA professional David Hayes sponsors an 18 holes singles stroke competition for the ladies and gents club members. David who is in his 17th year at the Club stocks a huge selection of clubs, clothing and equipment and is highly rated as a teaching Pro. His involvement with the Junior Section has seen them go from strength to strength and this year we are hoping he will bring success to the Mixed Team! We thank David ably assisted by Grace, for his support and for the great service provided to members and visitors.
ATTENTION LEFT HAND GOLFERS
37th Annual Left Handers Competition will take on Sunday August 12th. 18 hole stroke
Open to Ladies & Gent's (Members only) Players may also enter club comp. on the day
Separate score card for each comp.
The time is getting near for the President’s Prize kindly presented by J.P. Hayes. This prestigious annual club fixture will be held from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012, and all eligible men and lady members are invited to participate. The timesheets are available online at www.dungarvangolfclub.com.
On Friday 17th and Saturday 18th an 18 hole Stroke first round will be played off white markers for men, red for ladies, with the top 80 men plus ties and the top 36 ladies plus ties qualifying to play a second round on Sunday 19th. The aggregate score over the two rounds will decide the winner. The draw for playing partners and exact starting times will be made on Tuesday 14th at 7 pm.
All members and their partners are invited to the Clubhouse on Sunday 19th for the
presentation of prizes at 9 pm.
The drawsheet for the President’s Scramble taking place at 7pm. sharp on Wednesday 15th is located in the club foyer. Those wishing to enter, please put your name on the draw sheet. Players are requested to arrive early on the night, entries will be taken from 6.30p.m. in the clubhouse.
IRISH MIXED FOURSOMES
In a couple of weeks time Dungarvan will be competing in the Munster Semi Final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes at Youghal Golf Club on Saturday 18th August. They take on Dromoland at 9.15am. The panel are practising very hard and team manager David Hayes is expecting great things. We wish them the very best of luck.
DUNGARVAN GENTS RESULTS:
Mon. 30th Open Gents Seniors Singles 55+: Cat. 0-12: E Hearne (2) Waterford 40pts, Cat 13-18 A Lenihan (14) Cobh 38pts, Cat 19+ Colm Bannon (22) 37pts. Thurs. 2nd Open Gents Singles S/F: 1st JP Hayes (12) 40pts, 2 K. Cusack (6) 40pts, 3rd J. Wemyss (13) 39, 4th A. Kirwan (11) 38pts, 5th Paul Daly (25) Delgany 37pts, 6th G. Raher (11) 37pts. CSS 37. Fri. 3rd Open Singles S/F: 1st Pat Walsh (19) Frankfield 40pts, 2nd Gabriel Leacy (3) 37pts CSS 36pts. Sat. 4th Open Gents Singles S/F: 1st Conor Barret (8) 42pts, 2 Seams Burke (13) 41pts, Gross Alan Thomas (+2) 36gross, 3rd Kevin Regan (13) 40pts CSS 37. Sun. 5th Open Gents Singles S/F: 1st Victor Mullins (17) 69nett, 2nd Pat Morrissey (14) 69, Gross Pat Norris (1) 72, 3rd Kevin Coleman (11) 69, 4th Sean Donnelly (13) 69, 5th Conor O’Brien (9) 69, CSS 71.
DUNGARVAN GENTS FIXTURES
Thurs. 9th Open Gents Singles S/F, Fri. 10th Open Adult & Junior Fourball sponsored by Deise College, Sat. 11th Gents Singles S/F, Sun. 12th Gents Singles Stroke (PGA Day David Hayes) + Annual lefthanders singles s/f. Mon.13th Open L&G Seniors (55+) 18h s/fd; Wed.15th President's Scramble 7pm. Thurs. 16th Open Singles S/F. Presidents Prize Fri. 17th, Sat. 18th & 19th August.
DUNGARVAN LADIES RESULTS
Mon. 30th Open L&G Seniors (55+) 18h s/fd; Cat. 0-12: Evelyn Hearne (2) Waterford 40pts, Cat 13-18 Ann Lenihan (14) Cobh 38pts. Tues. 31st Open 18h s/fd 1. J.Fox (Newlands) (28) 36. CSS 73=37pts. Sat. Aug.4th Open 18h s/fd. 1. B.Hayes (17) 37; 2. M.Fives (20) 34; 3.R.McCarthy (24) 34; 4. M.B.O'Connor (Cobh) (30) 33. CSS 75=35pts.
DUNGARVAN LADIES FIXTURES
Tues 7th Open Team of 3 Tannery, Fri. 10th Open Adult & Junior Fourball sponsored by Deise College, Sat.11th 18h s/fd; Sun. 12th L&G 18h Stroke PGA Day D.Hayes + Annual Left-Handers. Mon.13th Open L&G Seniors (55+) 18h s/fd; Wed.15th President's Scramble 7pm. Presidents Prize Fri. 17th, Sat. 18th & 19th August.
Waterford Castle: Well done to Marianne Mulcahy for organising a great day out to Waterford Castle. We had a mostly dry day, enjoyable golf, good company and very attractive prizes. Marie Fives' Team were the lucky winners. Marie thanked Marianne for all her efforts for the Young Ones'---not just for our trip but for her interest and organisation throughout the year.
1st Marie Fives, Breda O’Sullivan and Frances Millerick. 2nd Maria Ryan, Mary Fleming and Liz Walsh. 3rd Maeve Morrissey, Mary French and Kate McNamara. Next competition 2.30p.m. on 8th August.
Eileen Murphy Foursomes : Reminder to all to gather 4-somes together and play qualifying round during August.
HEARD AROUND THE CLUBHOUSE
We’ll be expecting great things from club member James Moroney who is after picking up a few tips from world renown lady professional golfer Laura Davies. He recently had the honour of partnering her in the Ladies Irish Open Pro Am in Kileen Castle.
RESULTS: Weds 1st August : Winners: Colin Glasswell (16) 20pts, Best Lady Mary Hofstede (30) 15pts, Best Gent Mossie Walsh (8) 19pts. Next competition 8th August.
CAPTAIN’S PRIZE TO JUNIORS
Our Captain's Prize takes place this Wednesday 8th August and is kindly presented by club Captain, Pat Stack. Captain Pat is an avid supporter of Junior Golf and served as Junior Convenor for many years. Booking on the timesheet is essential as a large entry is expected. The prize presentation will take place on Wednesday afternoon.
Matchplay draws will take place on Wednesday 8th August.
Coaching for our beginners and PreJuniors will continue next Saturday 11th August at 3pm under the watchful eye of Club Professional and Waterford County Coach, David Hayes.. Many thanks to Niamh for her assistance last week.
The Padraig Harrington Junior Foursomes takes place at Dungarvan on Wednesday 15th August. The format is Scotch Foursomes so you require a partner. Entries are available on the Club website and at the ProShop. Entry Fee is €10 which includes a meal.
Any enquiries relating to Junior Golf can be directed to Club Professional, David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email at
WATERFORD UNDER 13 PANEL
Congrats to John Treen, TJ Prunty and Paddy Dwane who were selected for the Waterford Under 13 panel.
CLUB CONTACT DETAILS: Office (058) 43310 Pro Shop (058) 44707
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