Talk around the clubhouse this week is all about the Tiger.
The US Masters was the centre of attention and there was a great crowd in the
bar watching the final round. Hopefully you took our Pro David’s advice on bets
and you would have made a few quid. The course and clubhouse were busy last
week. Congratulations to Marie Ryan who
won our Masters Sweep!
As well as our weekly competitions our refresher lessons
commenced last Wednesday and attracted a great crowd. The Callaway Demo day was
full, and we welcomed Silverwood, Tower view, Burncourt, Merck, and Clonmellon Golf
Societies. All were highly impressed with our facility and we look forward to
Congratulations to Ann & Pat Stack on the birth of their
first grandchild. We are delighted for the new parents and grandparents!
In other news our Men’s Club presented the prizes for our
David Hayes PGA Spring League and they announced that Entries are now open for
the Matchplays. For €20 you gain entry to the Matchplay Singles, Fourball and
Foursomes. Don’t worry if you need a partner, we will find one for you. Entry
forms are in the locker room.
Our Shanley Classic has been extended until Sunday 28th
April so we encourage our members to support our Club Team’s Fundraiser for
2019. Kindly sponsored by Shanley Industrial Eng.
Our Easter Golf Scramble takes place on Bank Holiday Monday April 22nd. The Social Committee have organised another opportunity for everyone to come together for social golf fun followed by refreshments in the clubhouse. Members are welcome to invite guests to play – Let us know their handicap. Please sign in by 1pm on Monday 22nd as this will help the smooth running of the event.
Apr: 1st Noel Doran (19) 41 pts, 2nd Louis Walshe (22) 38
Michael Kilcoyne (20) 37 pts, 4th Stephen Connolly (21) 37 pts.
Thurs 11th Apr (SPAR) 1st: Louis Walsh (22) 38 pts(B9), 2nd: Eoin
Brackett (38) 39 pts, 3rd: Damien Burns (6) 36
1st: Matthew Lynch (16) 34 pts. (B9), 2nd: Scott Fitzgerald (19) 34 pts.
Declan Hallahan (15) 34 pts, Gross: Frank O Donoghue 25 pts.
Wed Apr 17 Shanley Classic,
Thurs Apr 18 Spar Open Gents 18H Singles S/F & Shanley Classic, Fri Apr 19 Open
Gents Singles S/F & Shanley Classic, Sat Apr 20 Open Gents 18H Singles S/F
& Shanley Classic, Sun Apr 21 Open Gents 18H Singles S/F & Shanley
Classic, Mon Apr 22 Open Gents Singles S/F & Easter Scramble.
9th Apr 1st: Breda McCarthy (7) 33pts, 2nd
Michelle Mernin (11) 33pts CB, 3rd Betty O’Brien (14) 32pts, 4th
Carmel O’Brien (11) 31pts.
13th Apr 1st Louise Moloney (35) 37pts, 2nd
June James (21) 36pts, 3rd Rachel Kiely (20) 35pts.
9th GIG S/F 1st Grace Hayes (37) 36pts
Fri Apr 19 Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Sat Apr 20 Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Mon Apr 22 Open Ladies Singles S/F & Easter Scramble, Tues Apr 23 Ladies 18H Singles S/F (SHAWS) GOY & Ladies GIG.
We had a great turnout
for our 60.com competition
on Wednesday 10th April. The weather was excellent and the
course was in great condition.
The winners of our
English (17) 17 pts
Hayes (16) 16 pts.
Our first outing of 2019
is taking place on Wednesday 17th April in Tipperary Golf Club.
Come along next Wednesday
and join us for social golf, coffee and chat.
Our annual Youngones party is taking place on
Wednesday 24th April! Looking forward to seeing everyone there.
Results 10th April. Winner Brid Killigrew
(30) 16pts. Our next competition takes place on 17th April. Front 9
at 12.52pm. Please note the later time.
Presently we are preparing for our FUN FRIDAY EASTER
FOURSOMES which takes place this Friday April 19. Forecast is for warm dry
conditions which will draw a big crowd. So be in the clubhouse at 9.30am, with
draw at 9.45am followed by play at 10am.
RESULTS ( FRI APRIL 12)
1st: Eamon Keane and Maria Kiersey (
Lady Captain), 2nd: Bob Frizelle and Marie Fahey ( Ballymac )
3rd: Sean de Paor and Martin Carroll
If you want to be part of the fun, why not join us this
Friday. Everyone welcome and feel free to bring your golfing guests.
GET INTO GOLF PROGRAMME 2019 Our Information Night for men and women takes place this Tues Apr 16 at 7 pm. This is Year 4 for our ladies and Year 2 for the men. We have learned a lot over the four years regarding what works and what we should leave out. We have tweaked the programme and feel we are now offering a super opportunity to our new golfers. If you think you would like to play golf why not join us and hear what we have to offer and experience the enthusiasm and vibrancy of Dungarvan Golf Club.
EASTER BANK HOLIDAY SCRAMBLE
Easter Monday 22nd April. Prompt shotgun start at 5.00PM.
The Social Committee have organised another opportunity for everyone to come together
for social golf fun followed by refreshments in the clubhouse. Members are
welcome to invite guests to play – Let us know their handicap. Please sign in
by 1pm on Monday 22nd as this will help the smooth running of the event. It is
important so that the draw can take place ensuring a fair competition. Sign up
on line or asking the pro shop to enter you. Telephone the Pro Shop if you are
entered but are unable to play on the day.
Entry Fee: Adults €10 Juniors €5 (includes a plated meal and prizes) will be
collected from 3.30pm. Be early so that you are at your allocated hole on time.
Advance Notice Next Scramble: Bank Holiday Monday 6th May
Our Fred Daly team got their defence of their Munster title
off to a winning start when we easily defeated Youghal at Cahir last Sunday.
Despite the extremely wet conditions, our team of Daniel Raher, Michael Troy,
Barry Morrissey, Ethan Raher and Sean O’Sullivan played well, and we await our
next opponents. But there is no rest for the lads. Next Friday we are in action
at the Gold Coast for the qualifying round of the Irish Junior Foursomes. On
Saturday 28th April we are in action again at Cahir when we play in
the Irish Inter Club Championship.
On the domestic front we have two competitions during the
Easter period. On Wednesday 17th April we are hosting 18 holes and 9
Holes for our juniors and Pre-juniors. All our junior events are open so feel
free to bring a friend. On Sunday 28th April we are hosting our ever-popular
Easter Adult-Junior 9 Hole Foursomes. Book your time online or contact the
Coaching for our beginners and Pre-Juniors commences on Saturday 27th April at 3pm. If your nipper fancies giving golf a try, bring them along. The cost is €2 per child and all equipment is provided. We are looking for lady volunteers to help on a Saturday so if you can give up an hour every fourth Saturday, your assistance would be much appreciated.
Running from Monday 27th May to Thursday 30th
May this tournament which is run over the three local courses, continues to
prove popular with players coming from USA, England and Ireland to take part.
For further details visit www.dungarvangolftriangle.com. We look forward to
another successful year.
For our Senior Golfers we are hosting a qualifier for the
Staysure Seniors on Monday 29th April. The lucky winner will
accompany our resident PGA Professional David Hayes to Seapoint Golf Club in
We are very proud to be hosting the Waterford GAA Classic taking
place on Thursday 23rd/Friday 24th and Saturday 25th
May. Teams of Four any combination. Call 087-6873445 to book a tee time.
OUTING – ADARE
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!!
The presentation of prizes for the
Men’s Spring League took place last Sunday afternoon (14th April)
in our clubhouse. A large crowd were present to see our generous sponsor David
Hayes present the prizes. As well as being generous sponsors David and Grace
are great ambassadors for our club and are always on hand to welcome visitors,
advise members and generally add to the atmosphere in the club.
Before the prize-giving we held our
weekly Lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 8, 10, 19 and 22. There was no
winner of the Jackpot which increases to €3,500 next week! We had two
Match 3 winners this week – Hilary Browne and Liam O’Connor. Congratulations to
each of them.
The draw next week will take place on
Monday after the Easter Scramble. Come along and support us- all are
Many thanks to members (and their
families and friends) who purchased tickets – you have helped to make our Lotto
a success again this year. The tickets are exceptional value as they
cover the purchaser for 52 weekly draws and the special quarterly draws. The
tickets are still selling and if you want to purchase you can contact any
committee member or call personally or by phone to the office and buy one.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is sure to be popular so don’t delay! Cost: €20 Adult and €10 junior
Winners: Pat Phelan &
Eddie Kiely, Runners Up: Tom Ahearne & Maurice Tobin, Last 5: Percy Hallahan
& Tom Osbourne, Lucky Table: Bernie Hayes & Derry Cotter.
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 email@example.com. Rates for
Under 35’s start at €200 per year with rates for over 35’s starting at €300 per
Our Societies are keeping us busy here in Dungarvan Golf Club, we are delighted with all the bookings for this year and have some remaining dates for 2019 so please give us a call to book in! Call Karen on 058-43310 or email Office@dungarvangolfclub.com
PRO SHOP NEWS
Our Callaway Demo day proved to be a great success last
Wednesday as members and visitors alike took advantage of the opportunity to
try the latest offerings from Callaway. Using Trackman Radar technology
everyone discovered a few extra yards and went away armed with new drivers and
Our Next Demo day is on Wednesday 24th April when
Mizuno come to town. Again, we are offering members and visitors free
appointments to be custom fit for Mizuno equipment. Contact the ProShop if you
would like to avail of this opportunity. Remember if your clubs don’t suit you,
you can’t perform.
The ProShop continues to be busy as the golfing season is
truly under way. Visitors are always amazed of the vast array of products
available in our ProShop. You can follow David’s Special Offers on his website
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
– 22nd April
Lady Captains Outing – 28 April
Chamber Scramble – 8th May
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
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