It was a hectic Halloween for our
Junior Golfers as we brought the curtain down on our season. Despite the poor weather, our Juniors hit the
course on Friday to compete in the Juvenile Cup, kindly sponsored by Mr. Alan
Ryan from Deise College. It was a family affair for the winners as Maisie Breen
took the honours in the 18 Holes, followed by her little brother Harry winning
the 9 Holes. Caroline Ryan presented the prizes to our jubilant winners and we
sincerely thank Caroline and Alan for their generous sponsorship.
On Sunday, we hosted the Captains prize
kindly sponsored by David Shanley. Again, conditions were poor but our Juniors
are made of tough stuff and returned some great scores. Diarmuid Mackle took
the honours in the 18 Holes with James Lynch proving successful in the 9 Holes.
It was great to see a packed clubhouse for our End of Season presentations with
Juniors, parents, grandparents and sponsors all in attendance.
Our Golfer of the Year awards went to
Rody Morrissey, James Lynch and Sarah Moynihan, all of whom played great golf during
the season. As always, we owe a huge debt of gratitude to our sponsors, namely
Pierce Moloney from the All Rounder, Maurice Troy from Bob Troy & Co, John
Lynch Fruit Trader, Alan and Caroline Ryan from Deise College, Jane Casey
Florist, David Shanley, Junior Captains Daniel Raher & Ciara Whelan Barrett
and Paul O’Riordan & Niamh Reynolds who sponsored sponsored our Golfer of
the Year awards.
Without the support of these sponsors, we could not reach the level of success
that we currently enjoy and we thank you all. We also acknowledge all contributions
that members have made to our Junior section, be it a friendly word of
encouragement or a financial donation, or maybe the taxi rides provided by
parents. You have all played a role and we thank you.
Finally, we want to thank Niamh Reynolds
for her massive contribution to our Junior Section, in particular girl’s golf.
Niamh is stepping down from her role after 9 years and will be sorely missed.
Majella Moynihan has the task to fill Niamh’s boots and we wish her every
Our next Junior activities will be
during the Christmas period.
HAYES SPONSORED WINTER/SPRING LEAGUE
The David Hayes sponsored Winter/Spring
League commences on the 13th of November 2019. Full details were
sent out via BRS email and are posted on display in the Men’s Locker Room. The
closing date for entries is Sunday 10th November.
Sun 27th Oct 1st
Pat Morrissey (15) 40pts, 2nd Maurice Terry (14) 37pts, Gross Donal
Williams (5) 31 gr pts.
Mon 28th Oct 1st
Mark Reynolds (130 41pts, 2nd Tom Browne (18) 40pts, Gross John
Reynolds (-1) 35 gross pts, 3rd Pat McCarthy (240 37pts.
Sun 3rd Nov 1st
Dermot Ahern (12) 37pts (B9), 2nd Michael Leacy (7) 37pts.
Wed 6th Nov Social
Golf, Thurs 7th Nov Open Gents 14H Singles S/F, Sat 9th Nov
Gents 14H Singles S/F, Sun 10th Nov Gents 14H Singles S/F, Mon 11th
Open Seniors 16H Singles S/F (50+), Wed 13th Gents 14H Singles S/F
(Winter League sponsored by PGA David Hayes).
Mon 28th Oct 1st Cathie O Mahoney Whelan (10) 34pts
2nd Majella Moynihan (19) 29pts, 3rd Sarah Moynihan (25)
Tues 29th 1st Marie Fahy (22) 20pts, 2nd
Una O’Connell (30) 20pts B9, 3rd Mary Power (13) 20pts B9.
Tues 29th GIG 1st Flora Wall (41) 14pts, 2nd
Ailish Obrien (38) 11pts.
Wed 6th Nov Social Golf, Fri 8th Nov
Ladies 14H Singles S/F, Sat 9th Ladies 14H Singles S/F, Mon 11th
Open Seniors 16H Singles S/F (50+), Tues 2th Ladies 11H Singles S/F
& Get Into Golf.
We had no 60.com competition on 30th Nov
as it rained all day. We will be back in action next week with booking
finishing at 1:00pm
New members are always welcome – it is about chat, coffee and
banter as much as golf.
LADIES COASTAL ALLIANCE
The Ladies Coastal Alliance is taking place at the Gold
Coast Golf Club on Thursday, 07th November. Tee Times 09.30 – 11.30am
UPCOMING LADIES FIXTURES
As most of you know we are now playing 11 holes for our Tuesday competitions,
and 14 holes for Friday/Saturday competitions. You will be notified of any hole
closures as they occur.
A special date for your diary will be the LIONS DAY FUNDRAISER, ON NOV 12th, as
all our income on the day will be allocated to The Lions Club. Please come out
in big numbers to support this worthy appeal.
SOUTH EAST JUNIOR ALLIANCE NEWS
Our next outing will be played in Callan on Sunday,
FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES
The weather hasn’t been
conducive to golf recently, but we were fortunate last Friday to get a ‘window
of good weather’ and our loyal supporters didn’t let us down.
1st Gerry Whelan and Margaret Browne
2nd Dave Morrissey and Louise Moloney
3rd Louise Moloney and Libby Mc Ginn Murphy
We will be back again this Fri (Nov 8). If you would like
nine holes of social golf followed by coffee and a chat in the clubhouse later,
be in the clubhouse at 9.30am with play at 9.50am.
All are welcome.
SUNDAY MIXED SCRAMBLE
The first of these scrambles takes place this coming Sunday
Nov 10. It is open to all members of Dungarvan Golf Club and guests. Time sheet
is open so go online and book your place. This is a social event and we look
forward to having good fun. Shotgun start at 2.15pm.
GET INTO GOLF MIXED WINTER LEAGUE
The teams are posted in the locker rooms. Check out your team
and make arrangements to play. Your best score for the month of November will
be counted. Play as often as you can for your team.
wet golfing conditions did not deter our Juniors and Pre-Juniors in competing
in the Captain’s Prize on Sunday 3rd Nov. Many were in the
clubhouse as we did the Lotto Draw but we could barely see the late starters as
they came up the 18th hole in the dark. A flashlight seemed to
be a key piece of golfing equipment for these young golfers! There is great
credit due to Grace and David Hayes and Niamh Reynolds for the work they put in
to the organisation of the event and for their ongoing work in developing our
numbers drawn were 2 7, 12 and 24. There was no winner of the Jackpot which
increases to €6,400 next week. There were seven winners of the Match 3s –
Miriam Matthews, Tom Conway, John Condon, Kate Buckley, Isobel Brennock, Tom
Conway’s Group and Ciaran/Daniel/David from the Proshop. They each win €25 –
well done to each of them. Many thanks to Cormac, James, Harry and Irene for
their help in completing the draw.
draw next week will take place on Sunday afternoon about 4:30pm. Come along and
support us – all are welcome.
Classic was on Sunday 3rd November and congratulations to Seamus O’
Neill who won and to runner up Gina. It was a great night and everyone enjoyed themselves.
Our Progressive 45 were
in action on Thursday night:
Joint Winners: Anne
Ryan & Tom Cummins / Pat Harty & Tom Curran
Last Five: Cait
Mulcahy & Jack Elstead
Lucky Table: Derry
Cotter & Billy Connery
PRO SHOP NEWS
With Christmas fast approaching,
its time to think about that gift for the golfer in your life. Orders are now
being taken with GPS Systems and Lithium batteries proving to be popular purchases.
Other popular items include waterproof golf bags and electric trollies.
Motocaddy have started their
Christmas offer with a free golf bag with every electric trolley. As always
professional advice is at hand, David and his staff will guide you to the best
value. Call the Pro Shop on 058-44707.
FANTASTIC MEMBERSHIP RATES 2019/2020
Membership Year commenced on the 1st October and once again we have
fantastic new member rates for all ages.
Our Rates for Under 35’s start at €200 per year with rates for over
35’s starting at €300. (Price excludes GUI/ILGU Levy).
a superb Golf Course and our Club House has excellent Bar & Restaurant
facilities that cater to Members, Visitors, Societies and the Public. Our
resident PGA David Hayes is on hand to provide golf tuition along with a
well-stocked PRO Shop for all your golf needs. We have a thriving Junior Club
and our Get into Golf Programme is hugely successful each year.
are interested in joining Dungarvan Golf Club for 2019/2020 please call Karen
or Jimmy on 058-43310 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application form.
We are busy taking bookings for 2020 and delighted with the
response to date. We have fantastic rates that can include Green Fees and Food.
If there is a particular date you would like for next
year please call Karen on 058-43310 or email email@example.com.
us on 058-43310 or visit our website www.dungarvangolfclub.com and
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