Another busy week at the club with the season in full swing.
Our Open Seniors on Mondays continues to attract great crowds and offers superb
value for visitors. Popular member Bob Frizelle took the honours last Monday. Our Fun Friday Foursomes continues to grow in
popularity and offers our newer members a fun introduction to our club. We were
delighted to welcome Fr. O’Neill’s Society on Saturday who braved the rain
showers but enjoyed their day at Dungarvan Golf Club. Again, we had a great
turnout for our Easter Scramble and another Scramble is planned for the May
Bank holiday. Our Adult Junior Foursomes proved to be a great success as always
and we thank our most generous sponsor Angela Murphy for making the event
On the provincial front our teams continue to excel. Our
Junior team led by Sean O’Sullivan were in action at Cahir last Saturday in the
Munster Interclub Championship. The team of AJ Hayes, Mattie Mullaney, Cal
Tutty and Rody Morrissey defied their tender years and produced a brilliant
performance to reach the Munster Finals. Not to be outdone, our Ladies
Intermediate team produced another inspired performance against near neighbours
Gold Coast. After a nerve wrecking win over Cahir, our girls got stuck in with
Bernie winning on 16 and Rachel and June winning on 14 offsetting Maura’s loss.
Well done to all concerned especially caddies and managers.
Our first Gents “Major” of the season took place on Sunday with James Hayes taking the honours with a brilliant 68. Our Course Committee set up a difficult test from the Championship tees and James proved to be a worthy winner.
22nd Apr 1st Open Singles Michael Mehigan (17) 38pts B(,
2nd Patrick Drummy (14) 38pts, Alan Thomas (-1) 33pts (Gross) 3rd
Stephen Lanigan 37pts.
25th Apr 1st Bob Frizelle (17) 44pts, 2nd Evan
Walshe (19) 39pts, 3rd Peter Mullaney (1) 35pts (Gross) 3rd
John O’Leary (26) 37pts B9
27th Holmpatrick Cup Qualifier 1st Graham Nagle &
Francis Power (41pts), 2nd Jay Walsh & David Reagan (39pts, 3rd
Liam Carroll & Matt Curran (37pts)
28th Apr Ballinacourty Cup GOY, 1st James Hayes 68pts, 2nd
Martin Lavan 71pts, Gross Alan Thomas 73pts, 3rd David Buckley
71pts, 4th Martin Lynch 72pts.
Thurs May 2nd (SPAR) Open
Gents 18H Singles S/F, Fri May 3rd Open Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sat May 4th
Open Gents Singles Stroke, Gents Monthly Medals , Sun 5th May Open Gents Singles Stroke,
Mon 6th May Open Gents Singles S/F & Bank Holiday 9H Scramble.
22nd Apr 1st Maisie Breen (22) 40pts, 2nd
Aileen Carroll (22) 36pts.
23rd Apr (SHAWS) 1st Marie Fahey (22) 74pts, 2nd
Carmel Fox (26) 76pts, Best Gross Cathie Whelan (9) 94 gross pts, 3rd
Celia Power (260 77pts. SS 72.
26th/Sat 27th (Capelli) 1st Mary Power (14)
32pts, 2nd Cathie Whelan (9) 31pts B9, 3rd Anne Heneberry
31pts. SS 72.
Fri May 3rd Open Ladies Singles S/F (Orbsen Consulting), Sat May 4th Open Ladies Singles S/F (Orbsen Consulting), Mon May 6 Open Ladies Singles S/F & Bank Holiday 9H Scramble at 5pm, Tues May 7th Open Ladies 18H 2 Person Rumble (Lavinia’s Boutique).
MAY BANK HOLIDAY SCRAMBLE – MONDAY 6TH MAY
Our Bank Holiday Scramble
takes place on Monday 6th of May at 5pm. 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 6th May as this will help the smooth running of
the event. Be early so that you are at your allocated hole on time.
We thought that the
attendance at our weekly competition (24th April) would be
small due to threatened rain. However the young men of the 60.com turned
up in great numbers to participate and “brave the elements”.
Walsh (7) 20 pts, 2nd Donal Verling (22) 19 pts
Our starting time has
changed to 1:45pm for tee-off. So please be in the clubhouse at 1:30pm if you
are playing. New members are always welcome – it is about chat, coffee and
banter as much as golf.
Our annual Youngones Party took place on Wednesday
24th April. We had a lovely day of golf and delicious food
afterwards. Special thanks to Tom & Chris.
1st Celia Power (26) 18pts, 2nd Maeve Cartht (32) 17pts, 3rd Nollaig McCarthy (41) 16pts, 4th Ann Stack (27) 16pts, 5th Pat Flanagan (21) 16pts, 6th maeve Fitzgerald (26) 14pts, 7th Angela Murphy (20) 14pts, 8th Carmel Fox (26) 14pts, 9th Marie Fahey (22) 13pts, 10th Bernie Lynch (25) 13pts, 11th Marcella McGovern (31) 13pts, 12th Anne Heneberry (31) 13pts.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES
What with Storm Hannah pending we were very lucky to be able to run this event. Despite the threat of bad weather our golfers were queuing to play. We would like to extend a warm welcome to Denis Dorgan who has just become a member of Dungarvan Golf Club and who joined us last Friday. A warm welcome also to Jean Browne who played as guest with Anne Hennebry .
RESULTS FIRST: Michael Gildea and Louise Moloney SECOND: Matt Whelan and Teresa Guiry THIRD: Maeve Carthy and Kate Morrissey
Many thanks to Martin Landers ( Vice Captain ) who sponsored golf balls . Why not join us next Friday and start the bank holiday weekend with golf, fun and chat. Be in the clubhouse at 9.30 am followed by draw and play at 9.45 am. We welcome you and your golfing guests.
Our Get Into Golf Programme for 2019 is now underway and we welcome all those that are taking lessons with PGA David Hayes, we know you will really enjoy the next 8 weeks at Dungarvan Golf Club and will learn a lot and also meet lots of friendly and welcoming members.
DUNGARVAN & WEST WATERFORD
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCRAMBLE
We are delighted to be hosting the Dungarvan & West Waterford
Chamber Scramble on Wednesday 8th May at 6pm. Sign up to enter this
very popular fun event open to all Dungarvan Chamber Members and their guests
and Dungarvan Golf Club Members.
To Book: Let us know
your name and handicap and guests name and handicap by phoning Dungarvan
Golf Club Office on 058-43310 by Friday 5th May. Adults €15 which
includes a delicious BBQ on the Balcony afterwards. If you are not yet a golfer why not joins us for our
‘Golf Taster Clinic’ with our PGA Professional David Hayes and who knows, you
might decide to take up golf this summer! Golf Taster Clinic takes place
while the scramble is underway.
There is a special rate for members of Dungarvan,
Gold Coast and West Waterford Golf Clubs. Running from Monday 27th May
to Thurs. 30th May this competition takes place over the three
local courses with the final fourth day at the Gold Coast. The rate for
visitors is €140 but the special rate for members of the three local clubs is
€45. If interested please contact the office for details.
Tuition for our beginners and Pre-Juniors continues next Saturday at 3pm under the watchful eye of our club Professional, David Hayes. Thanks to Niamh & Edel for their invaluable assistance last week. It was great to see so many new faces last week. All are welcome.
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. There are some fantastic prizes to be won
including All Ireland Footbal & Hurling Tickets, Green Fees for Tralee GC,
Carton House, Waterville GC, Mount Juliet, Fota and many more. Call 087-6873445
to book a tee time.
A great Sunday afternoon (28th April)
in Dungarvan Golf Club as the ladies won their Intermediate Singles Match
against the Gold Coast – and then travelled to Adare for the Lady Captains
Outing. Later in the afternoon we had a great group of juveniles playing in
their Open Competition – they always add to the positive atmosphere in the
The numbers drawn in the Lotto were 1, 2, 8
and 17. There was no winner of the Jackpot which increases to
€3,700 next week! We had two Match 3 winners this week – Jack Elstead and
Denis Begley. They each win €50 -congratulations to each of them.
The draw next week will take place on Sunday
afternoon at 4:30pm. Come along and support us – all are welcome.
Many thanks to members (and their families and friends)
who purchased €90 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.
Sheila Morrissey & Jack Elstead, Runners Up: Pat McGovern & Michael
Kelly, Last 5: John Hobbs & Micko Walsh, Lucky Table: Seamus O’Neill &
Our Friday morning Bridge finishes for the season this Friday 3rd of May. Thank you to everyone who joined us and made it so successful. See you when we commence again – date to be advised.
Our great Membership rates are proving very popular
once again this year and we are delighted with all those new members that have
joined to date. You are all very welcome to Dungarvan Golf Club. 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 year.
We are busy bees in the office with all our society bookings for this
year to date and look forward to welcoming all the societies that we have
booked in to our club. We have some remaining dates for 2019 so please give us
a call to book your society. We have fantastic rates that include Green Fees
and Food. Call Karen on 058-43310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PRO SHOP NEWS
Our ProShop continues to be a hive of activity. David has
all the new offerings from the major manufactures in stock and offers demos for
you to try. David also offers free custom fitting to ensure that you are using
the most suitable equipment to maximise your potential.
On Friday 10th May, Titleist are coming to
Dungarvan for a Titleist custom fitting day. We are offering golfers a free
opportunity to get custom fitting for the latest Titleist products including
Vokey wedges and Scottie Cameron Putters. Contact the Proshop for your free
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
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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