It was a busy weekend here at Dungarvan Golf Club with two societies visiting us – Ballincollig GAA Society and Oldbridge Golf Society. As always, we thank these societies for their much-valued custom and look forward to welcoming them back again. We held a very successful Afternoon Tea on Wednesday 20 March and raised a fantastic amount for Daffodil Day. Our members and friends once again showed how fantastic they are with beautiful baking, flower arrangements and great help on the day. We raised €1280! Thank you to everyone who donated.

We are very excited to hold our first ever event in this year’s West Waterford Festival of Food. Taking place on Saturday 27th April at 11am our Adult & Junior Golf Taster is a must for anyone who has ever wanted to try golf and share a hobby with their child or brush up on their golf skills! This event is open to all, our resident PGA Professional David Hayes will have you practising shots and learning new skills making this a fun and family friendly event. After all the fun, lunch will be served in our bar overlooking our beautiful golf course. Please book by calling Dungarvan Golf Club on 058-43310 or email office@dungarvangolfclub.com.

Our David Hayes Spring League reached completion with deserving team winners Maurice Conway, Michael Browne, Brian Beatty and Eamonn Keane taking the trophy!

GENTS RESULTS

Mar 18 Open Singles Stableford:  1st   John Gough (10) 38 pts, 2nd Graham Nagle (4) 37 pts(B9), 3rd P. J. Kindregan (10) 37 pts, Gross: Alan Thomas 37pts

Spring League final results

Division 1:  1st David Buckley (4) 35 pts

                     2nd Neill J. Power (5) 32 pts

Division 2:  1st Michael Drummy (9) 32 pts.     

                     2nd Paul Breen (12) 30 pts (B7)

Division 3    1st Thomas Whelan (16) 33 pts

                     2nd Brian Beatty (17) 32 pts.

Division 4    1st Derek Power (19) 33 pts          

                       2nd Paul Power (19) 31 pts.

The winning team for the David Hayes Spring League comprised of Maurice Conway, Michael Browne, Brian Beatty and Eamonn Keane with a great score of 92 points, 2nd were Damien Byrnes, Justin Walsh, Thomas Whelan and Denis O Brien with a score of 89 points, 3rd were Gerry Raher, Pat Breen, John Clancy and Liam Carroll with a score of 88 points.

GENTS FIXTURES

Wed Mar 27 Gents 14H Singles S/F, Thurs Mar 28 Open Gents 18H Singles S/F (SPAR), Mar 30 Monthy medals, Sun Mar 31 Gents 18H Singles S/F, Mon Apr 1 Open Seniors (50+) 18H Singles S/F & Shanley Classic Team Event, Wed Apr 3 Shanley Classic Team Event.

LADIES RESULTS

Mar 18 1st Irene Lynch (7) 37pts

Mar 19 1st Maura Kindregan (19) 23pts, 2nd Mary Power (15) 20pts (Back 6), 3rd June Hayes (21) 20pts.

LADIES FIXTURES

Fri Mar 29 Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Interlude) & Mothers Day Qualifier, Sat Mar 30 Ladies 18H Singles S/F (Interlude), Mon Apr 1 Open Seniors (50+), Tues Apr 2 Ladies 9 hole Start of Season Scramble (Rachel & Maurice Kiely Appliances).

60.COM

We had a great turnout for our 60.com competition on Wednesday 20th March. We played earlier than normal to allow our members to attend the Afternoon Tea Party for Daffodil Day.  After the competition our members went on to show that they are more expert at eating buns and cakes than playing golf! The Tea Party was a huge success with current and past members attending – plus a great number of non-members. It was great to see people chatting and enjoying themselves while supporting such a worthy cause. We are told that the generosity of all who attended was above and beyond expectations – well done to the organizers for their hard work.

The winners of our competition were:-

1st: Tim Browne (17) 22 Pts, Best Gent: Pat Power (21) 20 Pts, Best Lady: Rene McDonald (33) 16 Pts              

Come along next Wednesday and join us for social golf, coffee and chat.  Tee-off is at 1:30pm. Entry time closed at 1:15pm to allow the teams to be selected – if you are later than 1:15pm please let us know beforehand so that the draw can be organised properly.   

YOUNGONES

Great to see so many out on Wednesday 20th March with a huge Congratulations to Celia Power who had a Hole In One!! Well done Celia!

1st: Celia Power (26) 21pts, 2nd Frances Moynihan (26) 18pts. Our next competition takes place on Wednesday 27th

COASTAL ALLIANCE

Next competition takes place in Dungarvan Golf Club on Thursday 4th April.  Tee time 9.30-11am

FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES

Word is spreading about this event and each Friday we are delighted to welcome new members and also our loyal supporters. It is truly gaining momentum with Friday morning proving to be a very busy one in the club. 

RESULTS (Fri Mar 22 ) 
FIRST: Pat Dineen and Grace Hayes
SECOND : John Moran and Marian Walshe 
THIRD : Ciaran Cullinane and Teresa Guiry 

The chat and fun in the clubhouse later is terrific each Friday, making the foursomes a truly social event . If you wonder what it is all about why not join us next Fri ( Mar 29 ) at 9.30 am in the foyer, with draw at 9.45 am followed by play at 10am . Everyone is welcome. 

GET INTO GOLF SCRAMBLE

Our Get Into Golf Scramble had a great turnout and it is great to see everyone playing so well.

1st: Jim O’Mahony, Grace Hayes, Bridget O’Shea & Theresa Guiry

2nd Pat McCarthy, Ann Curran, Mary Fennell & Mary Ryan.

Our next scramble is on Sunday 7th April.

GET INTO GOLF – NEW PROGRAMME COMMENCES APRIL 2019

Presently we are recruiting both men and women for this season. We are holding our information night on Tues April 16 at 7pm in the Clubhouse.  If you are interested you would be most welcome to join us.

Call Colette on 087-2226320 for our Ladies Get Into Golf and John on 087-9139484 for our Men’s Get Into Golf. Why not give it a try! Get some exercise, fresh air and meet lots of new people and discover a brilliant new hobby. Classes will take place mornings and evenings so you will be sure to find a time that suits you. 


JUNIOR NEWS

During the Easter period we are running a couple of Junior competitions. On Wednesday 17th April, We host an 18 holes singles from mid-day to 12.45. We also have 9 holes for our beginners and pre-juniors running from 2.16 to 2.51.

Back by popular demand is our 9 holes Adult-junior foursomes. This event takes place on Sunday 28th April at 2.30pm This event is open to everyone, adults & juniors, Boys & Girls, members & non-members, young & old. With prizes for everyone, book your time early to avoid disappointment. Coaching for our beginners and Pre-Juniors will commence shortly. We are waiting on an improvement in the weather and ground conditions so keep an eye on the notes.

DUNGARVAN LADIES GOLF TOUR

We are delighted that 29 ladies have signed up and booked their flights for what promises to be a great trip (if the last one is anything to go by it certainly will be). Due to some room changes there are now 3 places available. Single or share. Have a look at the details below and contact Angela Murphy if you would like to join us. 

Dates September 16th– 21st 5 Night Stay with 3 rounds of golf. 4* Alvor Atlantico Aparthotel / 4*Dom Joao Hotel. Cost €575 per person sharing twin bedded studio apartment/ €745 single

Price Includes:

5 Nights Self Catering Apartment with full buffet breakfast in Dom Joao Hotel. 3 Rounds of Golf (Pinta, Gramacho, & Silves). Welcome First Night Meal and Final Night Dinner . Transfer to and from Faro airport and Golf Transfers each day to the courses

LADY CAPTAINS OUTINGADARE

Staying in the Dunraven Arms Hotel on Sunday 28 & Monday 29 April. We will be golfing on Mon 29 and Tuesday 30. Full details are up in the ladies locker room. Please get your room booked. The Get Into Golf ladies are more than welcome. The format will be Scrambles and you will get great experience!!

AFTERNOON TEA – WEDNESDAY 20TH MARCH

Our Afternoon Tea in aid of Daffodil Day was a great success. We raised €1280. Thank you all for your generosity, those who baked and helped on the day, Maria for her flowers (as always).
Breda and Maeve who collected the money, and especially to everyone who came and donated.

LOTTO RESULTS

Our “nerves were on edge” on Sunday afternoon (24th March) as Waterford played Galway in the hurling league semi-final with a number of members watching the action on the TV in the club bar. What a great win for the boys in blue and white. The Lotto draw took place toward the end of the game.

The numbers drawn were 2, 13, 16 and 17.  There was no winner of the Jackpot which increases to €3,200 next week!  Next week is the last week of the 2018 / 2019 Lotto – however the Jackpot is carried forward. We had one Match 3 winner this week – Jim Byrne who won €100. Congratulations to Jim.

The sale of the €90 tickets for the 2019/2020 Lotto is progressing extremely well. Members (and their families and friends) have shown their generosity again this year. If you haven’t purchased a ticket you can do so by contacting any committee member. You can also purchase by calling the office and paying by credit card.  

The draw next Sunday will be held at about 4:30pm in the clubhouse. All are welcome.

WEST WATERFORD FESTIVAL OF FOOD EVENT

We are very excited to hold our first event in this years West Waterford Festival of Food. Taking place on Saturday 27th April at 11am our Adult & Junior Golf Taster is a must for anyone who has ever wanted to try golf and share a hobby with their child.

Open to all, our resident PGA Professional David Hayes will have you practising shots and learning new skills making this a fun and family friendly event. After all the fun lunch will be served in our bar overlooking our beautiful golf course. Please book by calling Dungarvan Golf Club on 058-43310 or email office@dungarvangolfclub.com. This event is sure to be popular so don’t delay! Cost: €20 Adult and €10 junior (includes lunch)

POKER CLASSIC

Thanks to everyone who came out to our final Poker Classic of the season and we look forward to seeing you all next season.

1st Pat Phelan, 2nd Gina, 3rd Lizzie Cowming.

PROGRESSIVE 45

Winners: Tom Ahearne & Maurice Tobin

Runners Up: Mary Ann McCarthy & Patie Boland & Cait Mulcahy & Jack Elstead

Last 5: Pat Phelan & Eddie Kiely

Lucky Table: tom Osbourne & Percy Hallahan

MEMBERSHIP 2019

We have great membership rates for 2019 that suit all ages. If you are interested please give Karen or Jimmy a call on 058-43310 or email us on office@dungarvangolfclub.comRates for Under 35’s start at €200 per year with rates for over 35’s starting at €300 per year.

SOCIETY BOOKINGS If you would like to book a society date with Dungarvan Golf Club, and haven’t done so already, please contact Karen Stack as soon as possible for details on remaining dates and preferential group rates. We have superb in-house catering facilities here and offer very competitive rates that include Green Fees & Dining also. If you have already booked in with us for this year, we look forward to

seeing you at Dungarvan Golf Club and really appreciate your custom. To book your golf society in for 2019 please call Karen on 058-43310 or email Office@dungarvangolfclub.com

PRO SHOP NEWS

Our ProShop remains a hive of activity as we await the start of the season. David has all the popular brands in stock as well as a fantastic range of shoes and apparel to have you looking a million dollars as you stride the fairways.

Callaway are in town on Wednesday 10th April for a Demo day. Appointments are free of charge but you must contact the ProShop to make your appointment.

Ping, Titleist, Cobra, Mizuno and Wilson will follow with Demo days during the season. As always you can follow David’s special offers and services on his website at www.davidhayesgolf.com.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Lady Captains Outing – 28 April 2019

Waterford GAA Classic – 23/24/25 May

Dungarvan Golf International – 29 May

Captains Prize – 1/2 June 2019

Lady Captains Prize – 27/28July 2019

Presidents Prize – 16 /17 /18August 2019

Contact us on 058-43310 or visit our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dungarvangolfclub/ and on Twitter https://twitter.com/DungarvanGC