Ann Fitzgerald RIP
It was a week of mixed emotions at the club as news reached
us of the sad passing of Ann Fitzgerald. Ann was a much loved and cherished
member of our club and serve on many committees during her time culminating
with Ann accepting the office of Lady Captain in 2008. Ann would readily admit
that she wasn’t the finest golfer in the world but she had a laugh and a smile
for everyone and was a joy to accompany for a few holes. Ann will be greatly
missed by all at the club and we offer our sincerest condolences to her husband
Liam, sons Scott and Shane and daughters Julie, Lisa and Susan and all her
family as well as her many friends. May Ann rest in peace.
The weekend belonged to our Captain David Shanley as he presented his Captain’s prize to the members. Aided by his two lieutenants Martin and Ciaran, the Captain promised to set up a difficult test and he didn’t disappoint. The weather played a part and strong winds and wet rough made scoring difficult, reflected in a best score of 69 for Round one. Again, the wind blew on Sunday and the best score returned was 71. Martin Carroll and Peter Finnegan led the way after the first round but the pack were tightly bunched and waiting to pounce. Kevin Coleman produced the best of the day 71 to set the early clubhouse lead but eventually he was passed. One of our juniors, Chris Lanigan was playing great golf but was only playing for second place as juniors are not permitted to win. When the dust settled, Martin Carroll prevailed with Damien Burns taking third spot behind Chris. Linda Buckley continued to show her potential taking the Ladies prize with a brilliant 69. After a minute’s silence as a mark of respect for Ann Fitzgerald, Captain David thanked all concerned for making such a memorable weekend. There is no doubt that the course was the victor. Naturally Martin was delighted with his victory and can look forward to playing from his new handicap.
CAPTAINS PRIZE RESULTS
1ST Martin Carroll (21) 145 nett
2nd Christopher Lanigan
(7) 144 nett
Overall Gross John Reynolds (0) 148
3rd Damien Burns (6) 147
4th Peter Finnegan (11)
5th Michael McNamara
(20) 148 gross
Past Captain David Raher (130 153
Best Junior Michael Troy (4) 155
Round 1 Best Gross Peter Mullaney
91) 76 gross
Round 2 Best Gross Neil J Power (5)
Round 1 Best Net: Pat Phelan (13)
Round 2 Best Nett: Kevin Coleman
(9) 71 nett
Best Lady: Linda Buckley (22) 69 nett
Cat 1 (0-5) Donal Williams (5) 153
Cat 2 (6-12) PJ Kindregan (10) 149
Cat 3 (13–19) Maurice Terry (14)
Cat 4 (20+) Jim Quinn (20) 151 nett
Best Guest Kevin Lanigan
GENTS RESULTS MON 27/THURS 30 MAY
Mon 27th May 1st
Des Power (25) 41pts, 2nd Andrew McCarthy (15) 39pts, 3rd
Maurice Crotty 37pts (B9), 4th James Power (27) B9.
(SPAR) 1st Declan Hallahan (16) 38pts, 2nd Maurice Cliffe
(17) 36pts, Gross Alan Thomas (-10 32pts, 3rd Pat Breen (16) 35pts.
Thurs 6th (SPAR) Open
Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sat 8th Gents 18H Singles S/F, Sun 9th Gents
Vice Captains Prize 18H Stroke, Mon 10th Open Seniors 50+ Singles S/F.
JB CARR TEAM NEWS
Our JB Carr team had a hard-fought victory over Tramore GC in
this year’s Waterford County Final. With a priceless 4-1 lead after the first
leg in Tramore, we had the second leg at home on Monday of last week.
As expected, Tramore provided stern opposition and we had a
great sporting battle with both teams sharing the points on the day at 2.5
each. Our cumulative winning margin was 6.5 to 3.5 with Pat Stack and Johnny
Norris delivering the crucial sixth point to get us over the line.
This was our third County title in the past four years.
We now go forward to the Munster Quarter Finals
stage where we play the Cork (B) County Champions. We understand that Mahon GC
were the victors over Kinsale GC but this is subject to confirmation. The
Munster Quarter Finals are over two legs (home and away). We will have the
choice of venue for the first leg and both legs must be concluded by 28th June
Tues 28th May (Magpie
Art) 1st Bernie Hayes (18) 40pts, 2nd Maura Kindregan (20)
40pts, Best gross Cathie O’Mahony Whelan (10)23 gross pts, 3rd
Marcella McGovern (32) 38pts, Best Front Nine: Maria Ryan (230 20pts, Best Back
Nine: Grace Hayes (36) 23pts, Best 30-36 Handicap Colette Power (30) 38pts.
Tues 28th GIG
9H S/F 1st Flora Wall (420 21pts (on count back), 2nd
Mary Prendergast (42) 21pts.
Fri 31st/Sat 1st
June (Captains Prize to the Ladies) 1st Linda Buckley (23) 69 nett.
Fri 7th June ladies 18H Singles S/F (360 Cookhouse), Sat 8th Ladies 18H Singles S/F (360 Cookhouse), Mon 10th Open Seniors 50+ Singles S/F, Tues 11th Open Ladies 3 Person Waltz (Garveys Supervalu).
We had no 60.com competition
on the 29th May due to the Captains Scramble being played that day. We will be
back swinging in our 60.com on
5th June! Come along and join us for social golf, coffee and
chat. Entry time closes at 1:45pm.
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES
We are back with the Fun Friday Foursomes this Friday
Jun 7. Assemble in the foyer at 9.30 am to ensure a timely start at 9.50 am.
Looking forward to seeing everyone. Bring along your golfing friends. Everyone
Well done to our beloved ProShop assistant Grace who
successfully completed the Ladies Mini Marathon on Sunday. Running the 10-kilometre
course in just over an hour, Grace was thrilled to thank everyone for
sponsoring her and the Laura Lynn Charity.
were delighted to welcome visitors from the UK, United States and Ireland for
the recent Dungarvan Golf International. It was great to see familiar faces
back once again to play our course and enjoy the fine weather we had while they
were here. The Dungarvan Golf International was played over the three local
golf courses and we wish to thank the Gold Coast Golf Resort for all their
assistance and also thank West Waterford Golf Club. Another successful
We had a great turnout for our Junior lessons last Saturday.
Thanks to Edel and Niamh for their invaluable assistance. Lessons continue next
Saturday at 3pm and all are welcome.
We wish all our juniors the very best of luck as they tackle
the Junior & Leaving Certificates this week. Exams are like golf, you get
out of it what you put into it.
Any enquiries relating to our junior activities can be
directed to Junior Convenor, David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707
or email to email@example.com.
Last weekend had the major competition of the year
taking place – our Captain’s Prize. As a result, the clubhouse was busy
while we carried out our Lotto Draw on Sunday (2nd June). While
the numbers were picked the players battled the elements in tough conditions.
The numbers drawn in the weekly Lotto were 5, 14,
22 and 25. There was no winner of the Jackpot which increases to €4,200 next
week! We had one Match 3 winner this week Tom Curran who wins €100 –
congratulations to Tom.
To-date we have paid out over €12,500 in jackpot,
weekly and special prizes. If you want to participate €2 and €5 are on
sale in our clubhouse.
The draw next week will take place on Sunday
afternoon about 4:30pm. Come along and support us – all are welcome.
PRACTISING ON THE GOLF COURSE
The Management Committee, Men’s Club and Ladies Club, wish to inform members that only two balls are allowed to be hit on the course, if you are playing casual golf or practising on the course. Otherwise, you should go to the practice area. Multiple balls being played on the course can cause unnecessary damage. The two-ball rule will be vigorously enforced.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Rates for Under 35’s start at
€200 per year with rates for over 35’s starting at €300 per year.
We look forward to welcoming the societies booked in for the coming
week. 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 email@example.com
PRO SHOP NEWS
Ping are rolling into town on Monday 17th June
for our latest Demo Day. All are welcome to attend to experience the latest
offerings from one of the leading brands in golf. A Ping technician will be on
site to ensure you are correctly fitted using the latest Trackman technology.
For your free appointment contact our resident PGA professional David in the
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Open Fortnight 21st
June – 7th July 2019
Open Classic – 29th July – 4th August
Lady Captains Prize – 27/28July 2019
Presidents Prize – 16 /17 /18August 2019
Week 6th – 14th September 2019
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