DUNGARVAN GOLF CLUB

We hope you all had a very happy and peaceful Christmas and enjoyed the fine weather and some good golf over the festive week! We would like to wish all our members, sponsors, societies, friends, staff and future members a very Happy and Healthy New Year. We look forward to seeing you all at Dungarvan Golf Club throughout 2019. We would like to remind all our members and visitors that the new rules of golf commence from 1st January. Information books are available from the office and information is also available online.

CAPTAINS DRIVE IN AND SCRAMBLE

Our Captains Drive In and Scramble takes place on New Years Day at 12.30pm followed by a scramble. We look forward to seeing you all out on the course and supporting our Captain, Lady Captain and Junior Captains. We will welcome to office our Captains: Men’s Captain: David Shanley Lady’s Captain: Maria Kiersey Junior Captains: Daniel Raher and Ciara Wheelan Barrett

We will witness our new Captains showing their great skill at driving from the first tee so please make every effort to be there to start off 2019 at Dungarvan Golf Club. Entry Fee of €10 Adults, Juniors €5 to include food and prizes, will be collected from 11.30am.Our Pro David Hayes with Grace will provide a welcome drink at this time so turn up from 11.30am to socialise, enjoy a winter warmer and find out your tee. Presentation of Prizes will take place afterwards in the bar when food will be served.

DAVID HAYES PGA WINTER LEAGUE

To date Team 3 and Team 4 tie on 129 points each. There is still 1 week to go for the other teams to pass them out!

GENTS RESULTS – 24TH – 30TH DECEMEBER – DAVID HAYES PGA WINTER LEAGUE

DIVISION 1: 1st Neil J. Power (5) 34 2nd John Reynolds (0) 32

DIVISION 2: 1ST Martin Lynch (11) 34 2nd Derek Kiely (12) 31

DIVISION 3: 1ST John T. Moloney (17) 38 2nd Brian Beatty (17) 34

DIVISION 4: 1st Derek Power (19) 37 2nd Tony Power (22) 34

GENTS FIXTURES Tues 1st Jan Captains Drive In & Scramble, Wed 2nd Gents 14H Open Singles S/F David Hayes PGA Winter League, Thurs 3rd Gents 14H Open Singles S/F David Hayes PGA Winter League, Fri 4th Gents 14H Open Singles S/F David Hayes PGA Winter League, Sat 5th Gents 14H Open Singles S/F David Hayes PGA Winter League, Sun 6th Gents 14H Open Singles S/F David Hayes PGA Winter League, Mon 7th Open Seniors 16H Singles S/F.

LADIES RESULTS Fri 28th & Sat 29th Dec Open 14H S/F: 1st Miriam Matthews (24) 31pts, 2nd Betty O’Brien (14) 28pts, 3rd Anne Hennebery (30) 27pts.

LADIES FIXTURES Tues 1st Jan Captains Drive In & Scramble, Fri 4th Ladies 14H Singles S/F, Sat 5th Ladies 14H Singles S/F, Tues 8th Ladies 11H Singles S/F & Ladies GIG.

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Our last competition of 2018 took place on 19th Dec. Despite the rain over the previous week the course was in great condition – particularly the fairways! The golf was up to the usual high standard with the winners being: 1st Mossie Walsh (6) with 19 pts 2nd Jack Elstead (21) with 18 pts. Our next competition will be on 2nd January. Many thanks to everyone who played in our competitions over 2018 and to the people who make each Wednesday so special for us – Tom, Chris, Kevin and Cassie in the bar- David and Grace in the Pro-Shop – Karen and Jimmy in the Office and Scholar and his staff on the course. They are all stars and are much appreciated. If you are interested in social golf and a chat join us any Wednesday.

FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES AND CHRISTMAS PARTY

This fun event lived up to its title with a large number of golfers participating. Yet again the men were in the majority as the morning dawned bright and clear on Dec 21 (the shortest day of the year!!) They created a great atmosphere in the club house later as they enjoyed the fresh sandwiches and mince pies prepared by Tom and his staff. Much appreciated by all.

RESULTS First : Jack Elstead and Marcella McGovern Second : Sam Mc Connell and Anne Hennebry Third : Pat Power and Ann Moloney Fourth : Declan Walsh and Ian Gourlay Fifth : Martin Landers and Kate Morrissey

Many thanks to all our supporters over 2018. We are also very grateful to Karen and Jimmy in the office for ensuring we have a slot on the timesheet every Friday. To Grace and David in the Pro Shop – mile buiochas – we would be lost without you. A huge thank you to all the members who have been very generous to us over the year supplying us with prizes and sponsorship.

OUR FIRST FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES OF 2019 will be on FRI JAN 11- put that date in your diary please and look forward to seeing you then. Happy New Year to everyone.

LOTTO – A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

The draw was held in the clubhouse on Sunday 30th December. The numbers drawn in the Lotto were 5 10,12, and 22. We are delighted to report that our Lotto Jackpot of €5,800 was won this week by Shane Hayes. Shane, and his parents Theresa & Vincent, are loyal members of our club – their support in all club activities is excellent. Congratulations to Shane – we hope that this is the start of a great 2019 for him.

As the jackpot was won there is no match three process for this week. Our new Jackpot of €2,000 will commence next week. The draw next Sunday will be held at 4:30pm in the clubhouse. The official handover of the cheque for €5,800 will take place in conjunction with the draw – please come along and support us. The fundraising committee thanks the members and their families and friends for their support of our Lotto during 2018. Hopefully 2019 will be equally successful!

PROGRESSIVE 45 We had a great turn out for our Progressive 45 on 27th December. Thank you to all our players that continue to join us every week and we look forward to seeing you throughout 2019. 1st : Cait Mulcahy & Jack Elstead 2nd : Seamus O’Neill & Cyril Power Last 5: Maura Boland & Tom Cummins Lucky Table: Michael Kelly & Pat McGovern

MEMBERSHIP 2019 We have some fantastic new membership rates for 2019. If you are interested in hearing more please call our office on 058-43310. Rates for Under 35s start at €200 per year with rates for over 35s starting at €300 per year!

SOCIETY BOOKINGS

Our golf society bookings are filling up fast and we look forward to welcoming lots of new Golf Societies this year along with all our much valued familiar faces from societies who return each year to play on what they consider a fabulous course. We are very proud of our Golf Club and Course here at Dungarvan Golf Club and we look forward to sharing it throughout 2019 with all those that visit. To book your golf society in for 2019 please call our office on 058-43310.

PRO SHOP NEWS

Our Pro Shop was very busy on the run up to Christmas with many people giving the gift of golf equipment and clothing for Christmas! David has all you need to stay warm and dry this winter with many special offers so call in and grab a bargain. David’s special offers can be found on his website www.davidhayesgolf.com

UPCOMING EVENTS Our Captains Drive In takes place on New Year Day.

Contact us on 058-43310 or visit our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and find us on Facebook.