DAVID HAYES PGA LEAGUE

The David Hayes PGA League was concluded on Sunday 8th March. It was a very close fought league with Team Seamus Power coming out on top with a narrow winning margin of 2 points over Team Darren Clarke. In third place was team Shane Lowry and Team Paul McGinley in 4th place.

Team Total Points
Seamus Power 237
Darren Clarke 235
Shane Lowry 221
Paul McGinley 207

Winning Team of Seamus Power
Dermot Ahern
Justin Walsh
Tom Considine
Martin Lynch
Kevin Coleman
Rufus Flynn
Liam Carrol

We congratulate the winners and all the participants. A special thanks to David Hayes for his generous sponsorship.

GET INTO GOLF

Our very popular Get Into Golf Programme will start once again in April and we are delighted with the interest to date. The programme takes place over an 8 week period which includes four weeks of lessons with our PGA professional David Hayes and four weeks on course fun and experience with our members. If you have ever thought about playing golf but didn’t know how to begin, then this is the programme for you!

Meet new people in a fun and friendly environment with full equipment provided all for only €50. We will be holding an Information Evening on Tuesday 21st April. Please call us on 058-43310 if you are interested or email office@dungarvangolfclub.com to add your name to the list.

LOTTO 3 LAUNCHED

Our annual Lotto tickets are on sale and thank you to our members who have purchased them to date. We encourage all our members and friends to purchase a €90 ticket so we can provide the funds for important projects we have planned for the course this year. The Lotto has been well supported for the last two years and we are optimistic that this support will continue for Lotto 3. Please feel free to contact any committee members from the management committee, Men’s and Ladies committees or call Karen and Jimmy in the office for a €90 ticket. Tel 058-43310.

DAFFODIL DAY – AFTERNOON TEA 25th MARCH

Our annual Daffodil Day Afternoon Tea is taking place on Wednesday 25th March at Dungarvan Golf Club at 2.30pm. This is always a wonderful afternoon to meet friends and enjoy delicious treats baked by our members. All profits raised go to the Irish Cancer Society. Please support, invite friends and family. Everyone welcome!

SOCIETY BOOKINGS 2020

We were delighted to have the Cork Teachers Society with us on Sunday 8th March and look forward to welcoming all the societies booked in for March.

If you would like to secure a preferred date for your society please call Karen on 058-43310 or email office@dungarvangolfclub.com. We have great value Green Fee rates for midweek and weekend visiting societies and we also provide fantastic A La Carte and Group Menus in our Bar and Restaurant.

SOUTH EAST LEAGUE

Dungarvan played East Cork at West Waterford Golf Club on Sunday 8th March. Our Bruen pairing won 1.5 points and Purcell pairing taking home 2 points. Result Dungarvan 3.5pts East Cork 2.5pts. Well done to all involved.

GENTS RESULTS

Open Seniors: 2nd March 1st Kevin Croke (15) 36pts, 2nd Paul Vart (26) 32pts B8.

4/5th March 1st D Cleary (13) 32pts, 2nd M Conway (11) 30pts, D. Walsh 23 gr pts, 3rd M. Laide (13) 29pts L7

6/7th March J. Walsh 9140 33pts B3, 2nd S. Fitzgerald (20) 33pts B7, Gross A. Thomas 29 gr pts, 3rd T. Power 923) 33pts.

GENTS FIXTURES

Wed 11th Mar Social Golf, Thurs 12th  Mar Open Gents 14H Singles S/F, Fri 13Th Mar Friday Foursomes, Sat 14th Mar Gents 14H Singles S/F, Sun 15th March Gents 14H Singles S/F & St Patricks Day Scramble (Shotgun start 4pm) Mon 16th Mar Value Monday Open Gents 18H Singles S/F,  Tues 17th Open Gents 18H Singles S/F, Wed 18th Mar Social Golf.

LADIES RESULTS

Tues 3rd March 1st Kate McNamara (27) 22pts, 2nd Marie Fahey (21) 20 pts B9, 3rd Maeve Fitzgerlad (25) 20pts.

LADIES FIXTURES

Wed 11th Mar Social Golf, Fri 13th Mar Ladies 14H Singles S/F & Fun Friday Foursomes, Sat 14th Mar Ladies 14H Singles S/F, Sun 15th Mar St Patricks Day Scramble (shotgun start 4pm), Mon 16th Mar Value Monday Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F, Tues 17th Mar Open Ladies 18H Singles S/F & Ladies 9H GIG, Wed 18th Mar Social Golf.

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We had a great turnout for our monthly scramble on Wednesday March 4th.  The scoring was excellent particularly the winning score.

The winners were:

1st Mossie Walsh (7), JP Hayes (18) and Paul Vart (26) 27 5/8

2nd Jack Elstead (20), Jim O’Mahony (24) and Rogie Cashin (19) 30 1/8

3rd Kevin Croke (15), Denis O’Brien (21) and Robert Hyde (21) 30 3/8

Remember that our winter teeing off times are still in place and we need all players in the clubhouse before 12:40pm. Come along any Wednesday for our fun event and join us for social golf, coffee and chat.

YOUNGONES

Our Youngones were back in action on Wednesday 4th March with Anne Heneberry (27) winning on the day with 14pts. Our next competition is on Wednesday 11th March.

FUN FRIDAY FOURSOMES

When we introduced this competition back in 2018 the emphasis was on social golf and fun and we are so happy the way it has progressed . Last Friday we had two new members to Dungarvan Golf Club- namely John McGroarty and Brendan Merrigan and what better way to integrate into our club. Many thanks to Anne for providing tasty homemade treats for everyone.
RESULTS
FIRST: – Les Ford and Anne Hennebry
SECOND: – John McGroarty and Grace Hayes
THIRD: – Brendan Merrigan and Ellen Power

We are back again next Friday (Mar 13). Assemble in the foyer at 9.30 am with play at 9.50am. All are welcome.

GET INTO GOLF WEDDING BELLS

A warm congratulations to two of our Get into Golf participants – Siobhan Freyne and Paul Malone who ‘tied the knot’ last week. We wish them health and happiness from all at Dungarvan Golf Club and looking forward to having them back on the fairways soon.


GET INTO GOLF WINTER LEAGUE

This is shaping up to be a really close battle for first and second place. Presently Pat McCarthy’s team are out front with Jim O’ Mahony’s team on their heels. There is nothing in it – so playing and returning your cards is vital as the league is drawing to a close.

SUNDAY MIXED SCRAMBLE

Despite a small entry, we ran the scramble last Sunday. Many thanks to those who supported it and to Angela and Cait for running it.

RESULTS
FIRST:  – Larry Fahey, Louise Moloney and Libby McGinn Murphy
SECOND: – John McGroarty , Grace Hayes and Breeda Murphy


JUNIOR NEWS

Our Elite Junior Panel travelled to Tinhalla on Friday 6th March as we continue our Spring Training under the watchful eye of our Club Professional David Hayes.

We are busy preparing our golfing calendar for the season and it will be released in due course.

Any enquiries relating to Junior Activities can be directed to David Hayes. David can be contacted at 058-44707 or email golfpro@eircom.net

LOTTO

A great afternoon in our club on Sunday (8th March) with the Cork Teachers Outing taking to our fairways and supporting our Lotto when they finished their round.  Great to see the Outings back as it shows that we are heading towards Summer golf.

The numbers drawn for our Lotto were 1, 10, 17 and 26. There was no winner of the Jackpot which increases to €8,200 next week. There were two winners of the Match 3s this week – Angela Murphy and Tim Browne who each win €100 due to the carryover from last week.  Congratulations to both of them.

The €90 tickets for next year’s Lotto (commencing 1st April) are now on sale and we are encouraging members to purchase a ticket. As you are aware the profit on the lotto is invested into developing and improving the course. Our members have been extremely generous to-date in their support of the Lotto and we have no doubt that this will continue.  

The draw next week will take place on Sunday afternoon about 4:00pm – all are welcome

SOCIAL BRIDGE

Social Bridge continues at the clubhouse on Friday mornings from 11am till 1.pm. Beginners/Improvers welcome, no Partners required.

POKER CLASSIC

Thank you to everyone who attended our Poker Classic on Sunday 8th March, it was a great night.

1st Seamus O’Neill

2nd Lizzy Cowyn

3rd Pat Buckley

Our next Poker Classic date will be announced soon!

PROGRESSIVE 45 – THURSDAY 5th MARCH

We had a good turnout for our weekly game, all welcome to join us.

1st John Phelan & Maryanne McCarthy

2nd John Considine 7 Billy Queally 7 Danny Barry & Frankie Ryan

Last 5 Tim Brown & Steven Brown

Lucky Table: Cait Mulcahy & Jack Elstead

PRO SHOP NEWS

Our Club Professional David is busy preparing for the upcoming season. Most of the major manufacturers have released new products for 2020. These include the new Cobra F9 Speedback range, the Callaway Mavrik Range and the new SIM series from Taylor Made. As Always, David is available to offer professional fitting advice as well as “demonstration” clubs to help you to maximise your game.

Cobra are in town on Wednesday 18th March for a demo day. This offer is free to all members who wish to get fitted by a Cobra Tour Technician, but the fitting is by appointment only. Contact the Pro Shop if you wish to avail of this offer.

Other items of interest include the new club shirt for the Male Members. Shirts are now available in the Pro Shop. We will keep you informed as new products arrive. Call the Pro Shop on 058-44707.

FANTASTIC MEMBERSHIP RATES 2020

Our Membership Rates for 2020 are very popular and we would like to extend a warm welcome to all our new members and we hope you enjoy your golf with us.

Our Under 35’s membership start at €200 per year with our rates for Over 35’s starting at €300. (Price excludes GUI/ILGU Levy).

We have 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, professional advice and a hearty welcome along with a well-stocked PRO Shop for all your golfing needs.

We have a thriving Junior Club with rates starting at €75. Our Get into Golf Programme for Ladies and Gents will commence in April and is hugely successful each year.

If you are interested in joining Dungarvan Golf Club please call Karen or Jimmy on 058-43310 or email us on office@dungarvangolfclub.com to request an application form. 

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